There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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The connection between carbohydrates, serotonin, and antidepressant weight gain
Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D.
Many diet plans push for the complete elimination of carbs. What gives?
Restaurant portions are so large that weight gain seems inevitable.
Perhaps it's just so personal that you'd rather hear support for your diet from a machine instead of your spouse.
Pivoting away instead of launching the new regime may be just the key to success....
We can’t prevent the stress entirely, but allowing yourself to escape from it, if only for an hour, makes it so much easier to bear.
There was your life before you were told by your physician that you have cancer, and there is a new definition of life after you hear that diagnosis. Support is necessary.
There are seemingly endless reasons why we overindulge during the holidays. There are better ways to cope, once you are informed.
Research now points to physical exercise as a huge component of recovery from depression.
Fibromyalgia transforms your life into that of a captive. Social isolation seems to exacerbate the already painful symptoms.
Is every diet you attempt just a cycle of futility? Artificial intelligence may play a role in the future.
Everyone Shies Away From MSG...But New Research Seems to Question this Response.
Seasonal affective disorder often sneaks up on us. Then it sinks in: You are not alone in this.
Everyone it seems, at one point or another, gains weight. Shopping for a new size of clothing follows. Then the heartache begins.
We lose balance as we age. What was once a stubbed toe can transform into a fall that could cause injury.
A good joke, or that cheesecake that I’m not really hungry for? The healthiest choice is obvious. So why aren’t we touting this therapy?
It becomes practically Pavlovian, that automatic reach for the salt shaker. Is it really necessary, though?
From doctors to machinists, a range of workers experience the third-shift sleep problem. What can they do about it?
What really happens when you refuse carbohydrates in a effort to drop pounds?
New research points to a correlation between prolonged stress and a future diagnosis of an autoimmune disease.
A negative aggression that is combative at the gym does not spur a launch to weight loss.
What can individuals do at their desk-bound jobs to keep slim?
When catastrophe first strikes, it’s cause for support. Stigma prevents this crucial support to these most in need, however. It's time to change this.
Long attacked as harmful, empty calories, there may actually be room for moderation and a healthy impact.
The important thing is to keep physical momentum, no matter what...
You've been depressed enough to seek pharmaceutical assistance for treatment. This imperfect process can be even more invalidating and depressing. What to do?
It’s seemingly a constant cycle of trying to maintain a recovery from weight gain.
“I feel funny, I think, so it must be a food allergy...” doesn’t make the grade.
New research implies that in middle aged females, exercise and long term cognitive function seem to go hand in hand.
A recent JAMA survey has surprising results.
Waking up in the middle of the night to snack is an occurrence first defined in 1955. What have we learned about the impacts?
Judith Wurtman, Ph.D., is the co-author of The Serotonin Power Diet and the founder of a Harvard University hospital weight-loss facility.