Friday, June 23, 2017

#Mental #Health #Disorders #Misunderstood

http://www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/misunderstood-mental-health-disorders.html/?a=viewall Obsessive-compulsive disorder When most people think of obsessive-compulsive disorder, they think of someone who’s a total neat-freak or perfectionist. In reality, OCD is much more than a quirky tic, habit, or desire to be perfect. “Symptoms of OCD can range from what we’ve seen on television — like obsessive washing of

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#Microbes #Digestive #Tract, #Mental #Health

New research suggests gut microbiome plays a role in bipolar disorder https://t.co/3KdhOJU9DR — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) May 16, 2017 “Recent studies have supported the gut microbiome, the collection of microbes in the digestive tract, as important for mental health,” the study’s corresponding author, Simon J. Evans of the University of Michigan, told PsyPost.

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Researchers find strong associations between hunger and poor health

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20151103/Researchers-find-strong-associations-between-hunger-and-poor-health.aspx?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed It may come as a surprise that, even after the Great Recession ended in 2009, almost 50 million people in the United States are food insecure -- that is, they lack access to adequate food because of limited money or other resources. University of Illinois economist Craig Gundersen and University

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