Psychology & Psychiatry

How to tell if your teen has a mental health problem

(HealthDay)—Mood swings and other challenging behaviors are normal in teens, which can make it difficult for parents to spot serious mental health problems such as depression and anxiety, an expert says.

Health

Can breastfeeding women have menopause-like symptoms?

After giving birth, a woman's estrogen levels drop to lower than usual levels, and while they return to the normal range relatively quickly among women who are not breastfeeding, this hypoestrogenic state may continue in ...

Surgery

Bariatric surgery not a magic wand to curb depression

Most severely obese people experience much better spirits once they shed weight through a diet, lifestyle changes or medical intervention. This is unfortunately not true for everyone, says Valentina Ivezaj and Carlos Grilo ...

Health

New site helps women navigate and manage menopause

Should you take hormone therapy during menopause? What's the latest research about its safety? And what are non-hormone alternatives for managing hot flashes and other symptoms?

Psychology & Psychiatry

Genetic predictors of postpartum depression uncovered

Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered specific chemical alterations in two genes that, when present during pregnancy, reliably predict whether a woman will develop postpartum depression.

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