Does diet affect depression?

  How our diet affects depression Depression is remaining to be one of the biggest problems that our society faces. If you look at the NICE website (that’s the National institute of clinical excellence) up to 36% of adults in the UK suffer from varying degrees of depression. The figure involved here means that by 2026, the amount of people in the UK suffering from depression could be 1.45 million, and this is just the figure reflecting the identified number of individuals, there may be many thousands more who have depression but yet to seek help! It is estimated to be the second...

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Brian Conley reveals his fight with depression!

    Brian Conley has had to leave the jungle on ‘I’m a celebrity, get me out of here’, due to exhaustion and malnutrition. This, of course, wasn’t the only reason. Brian later revealed that he has suffered from depression for the last 15 years and has taken anti-depressants for the same amount of time. He made the decision to stop taking his medication whilst in the jungle, and quite rightly, the producers of the show got very concerned.It had been written in his contract that he take his medication daily or he wouldn’t be allowed to take part in the...

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Could exercise make us smarter?

Could Exercise make you smarter?   For a long time, scientists have been researching exercise and its effect on emotional and physical factors, looking particularly at stress, heart conditions and bone density. More recently exercise has been studied along side our mental functioning. It is obvious that the mind and the body are connected and good functioning of our cognitive processes have a positive effect on our bodies, and the same visa versa. So is there a link here? Our cognitive processes relate to how we think and process thoughts through our life experience. How we solve problems...

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Leona Lewis seeks hypnotherapy

Singer Leona Lewis has reportedly been using hypnotherapy to help her with performance nerves.   The X-Factor winner and now world wide star has been linked has apparently been using hypnosis to help her deal with her anxiety when she performs in front of large crowds. She hopes that it will calm her nerves and help her to feel more relaxed when she starts a huge world tour. This has lead her to feel much more confident and relaxed. A source told the Sun newspaper. “She already has bags more poise and confidence than she used to, but she’s a natural born worrier”....

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