Working-age Americans in 21 states faced a higher probability of premature death from 1990 to 2016, according to the most extensive state-by-state US health study ever conducted. The likelihood of early death for men and women age 20 to 55 is highest in West Virginia, … [Read more...] about Warning signs: New US health study reveals ‘dangerous disparities’ among states
Warning signs of suicide
On the same day Jaron Barber killed himself in his Tulsa home, his mother felt an inexplicable urge to check up on him after leaving work. The reluctant dismissal of that gut feeling will plague Debbie Hughes for the rest of her life.Hughes recalls a foreboding change in her … [Read more...] about Mother of suicide victim urges discussion on ‘taboo subject’ to stem rise in Oklahomans taking their lives
After experiencing depression once, it can be worrying to feel the symptoms creeping in again. But how common is depression relapse and what are the warning signs? Noticing the red flags early is often the key to preventing a full-blown episode from developing. Depression is a … [Read more...] about What are the early signs of a depression relapse?
As a result, bipolar disorder symptoms can hurt your performance at work or school and damage your relationships. Often family and friends don’t understand mental illnesses like bipolar disorder, which causes further stress and damage to those with the condition. I know … [Read more...] about 12 Warning Signs and Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder
Depression in the elderly is a very real thing that reaches beyond mood. It can affect energy, sleep, appetite, physical health, and even lead to thoughts of suicide. The symptoms of depression are easy to write off or go unnoticed, but being aware of them can be critical. One … [Read more...] about Helping an Elderly Loved One Overcome Depression and Suicidal Thoughts