Why does depression make you tired? Learn more about how depression and other conditions can affect your energy levels

It’s normal to feel exhausted at the end of a long day—or after working out, traveling, or even some vigorous spring cleaning. But what about when we’re depressed? Could depression actually affect our energy levels?  Can Depression Make You Suddenly Tired? Mental health professionals typically agree that it can. Remember,…

What Constitutes An Unhealthy Lifestyle? Can An Unhealthy Lifestyle Lead to Depression?

Depression—a mental health disorder characterized by a depressed mood, which causes significant impairment in one’s everyday life—is the leading cause of disability worldwide, according to a recent study by the World Health Organization. This illness comes with crippling symptoms, from feelings of hopelessness to fatigue, irritability, and suicidal thoughts. Some…

The Phenomenon Behind Childhood Obesity Isn’t What You Think

It’s hard to deny that we are in the middle of an epidemic. According to the CDC, childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years, and in 2010, 1 in 3 children (including adolescents) were overweight or obese. Moves have been made to curtail this phenomenon, but what is it that politicians and parents are missing? The answer is a culprit.

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