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Dementia Linked With Depression in Early and Middle Life

— Can better depression treatment reduce dementia risk? by Judy George, Deputy Managing Editor, MedPage Today July 24, 2023 FROM https://www.medpagetoday.com/neurology/dementia/105607 Depression diagnosed in early, middle, or late life more than doubled the risk for subsequent dementia, a study of 1.4 million people in Denmark showed. The overall hazard of all-cause dementia among people diagnosed with depression […]

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Positive Results from Phase 2a Trial of Psychedelic for Major Depressive Disorder

Jan 25, 2023 Leah Kuntz SPL026 with supportive therapy sees positive results in patients with major depressive disorder. metamorworks/AdobeStock In the first placebo-controlled efficacy study completed to date exploring a short-duration psychedelic for depression, intravenous (IV) N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT)—SPL026—with supportive therapy for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD), met the primary endpoint and demonstrated a

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Managing Depression as an Inflammatory Condition

Managing Depression as an Inflammatory Condition Lylen Ferris, ND | March 17, 2021 Patients with major depression have been found to exhibit increased peripheral blood inflammatory biomarkers, including inflammatory cytokines. Cytokines have been shown to access the brain and interact with virtually every pathophysiologic domain known to be involved in depression, including neurotransmitter synthesis and metabolism, neuroendocrine function, and neural plasticity. A

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20 Nutrient Deficiencies Proven to Cause Depression

PRACTICAL BRAIN AND MENTAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS 20 Nutrient Deficiencies Proven to Cause Depression January 18, 2021 Jordan Fallis https://www.optimallivingdynamics.com/blog/nutrient-deficiencies-depression Being depressed doesn’t mean you’re weak. It’s not a defect in your personality. As I’m sure you know, it’s often caused by physiological changes in your body and brain. So you need to think of it like

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