Depression Archives

Three reasons you’re waking up in the middle of the night

October 22, 2020

Unable to get your beauty sleep? Do you find yourself constantly roused during the wee hours of the night? Being unable to sleep through the night could be a sign of a deeper health issue. Here are a few of the most common causes of nighttime waking and what you can do about it. Anxiety… [Read More]

Anger, heart disease and stress: What’s the connection?

June 25, 2020

Are you a person that is quick to anger? Are you yelling at other drivers on the road or at the TV? Many scientists now believe that anger, depression, and other forms of mental distress can help ignite heart disease. If you want to avoid heart trouble, exercising and watching your diet are a good… [Read More]

Eating too much sugar affects your mental health. Here’s how…

November 7, 2019

It’s not a new revelation that sugar is bad for our health. High sugar intake leads to high BMI, obesity, a decline in oral hygiene, and diabetes. However, what’s not often discussed is the significant impact of a high sugar diet on mental health. There is conclusive research on the negative impact it can have… [Read More]

Michelle Williams ‘proudly’ seeks help from mental health facility to deal with her battle with depression

July 26, 2018

With the recent suicide deaths of beloved celebrities Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, there has been more widespread media coverage about the potentially tragic effects of mental illness and depression, resulting in many stars sharing their own personal battles with their fans. Singer Michelle Williams, one-third of Destiny’s Child, has always been vocal about her… [Read More]

What’s the hold up? Many with depression often delay and avoid treatment

May 23, 2018

Did you know, according to Mental Health America, African Americans are only 20 percent more likely to report serious psychological distress issues than whites? However, we face the hardest time expressing our emotions with family members and friends. Some African Americans simply don’t believe in depression even though they have to face discrimination, profiling, and… [Read More]

Four easy ways to tell if you’re depressed

March 29, 2018

Sometimes the signs aren’t always clear. If you find yourself feeling a sudden heavy emotion in stressful situations from time to time, you may not be suffering from depression. However, if you find yourself feeling low, down, or sad continuously over a period of time (2-3 weeks), you may want to start seeking help. But… [Read More]