Brain Training, Healthy Eating Can Help Elderly Patients At Risk For Depression

201212jrAudreyDepression1 Julia Rendleman/Post-Gazette shot on Monday, November 25, 2013 Mark Roth/Depression series Audrey Woods, 79, (at time of the photo - turned 80 since then) was a part of a depression prevention trial, says she is happy and active. Ms. Woods said being active and mingling with others helps with depression.

“It is accompanied by things like hypertension, diabetes, painful arthritis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. “So if people are not adherent with prescribed medications or behavioral regimens to help them be healthier, then they get into a vicious cycle of increasing disability. Depression feed disability, and disability feeds depression.” Depression also affects people’s lifespans directly. A November study published by Dutch researchers showed that people who had experienced depression had signs of premature aging in the form of shorter—crucial-data-released-231403591.html garcinia cambogia side effects telomeres, the “end caps” found on chromosomes.
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