High-fat diet may worsen anxiety and depression: Study

High-fat diet may worsen anxiety and depression: Study

A high-fat diet is responsible for not only a bulging waistline but also for increasing the risk of depression and anxiety disorders in individuals. This was recently revealed by a team of researchers from France who conducted a study to learn about a bidirectional link between type-2 diabetes mellitus and depression.

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Five signs you may have social anxiety disorder

Five signs you may have social anxiety disorder

Does the thought of attending an office party give you an unfathomable anxiety? Do you dread the college auditorium’s podium because you goofed up a public speech once? Are you alarmingly stressed to ask your doctor about a change in medicine? Is your anxiety crippling you from asking questions in class because your classmates might call you an idiot? If the answers to these questions are affirmative, it might be an indication of a social anxiety disorder (SAD). Read more

People with anxiety perceive the world differently

People with anxiety perceive the world differently

An anxiety disorder is a serious mental condition and can wreak havoc on the affected person’s life. A chronic anxiety has many ill effects which can render a person incapable of carrying on with normal life. It can alter the brain functionality of a person who is in the grip of prolonged anxiety. According to a recent study, people with anxiety even fail to distinguish between neutral and threatening stimuli. Read more