Post-Concussion Syndrome May Really Be PTSD

A multinational team of researchers has determined that people who have sustained concussions are more likely to be diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than with post-concussion syndrome (PCS) several months after injury. Concussions are a form of relatively minor traumatic brain injury that occur when a person’s head hits an object or when an…

A Link Between Depression and Low Vitamin D

Low vitamin D has been hailed as critical to bone and muscle development, and suspected as a factor in certain diseases, now including depression. A new study from Oregon State University (OSU) found that healthy young women with vitamin D deficiency have higher incidence of clinical depression, a disabling mental disorder that cloaks a person…