Depression in Elderly Can Lead to Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a well-known form of dementia characterized by the progressive, irrevocable loss of memory and other basic brain functions. According to the National Institute on Aging, more people develop this disease than any other type of dementia. Many mental health professionals view the presence of diagnosable depression as an early dementia symptom when…

Nutritional Support for People With Depression

Depression is a condition characterized by a number of mood-related symptoms that tend to increase a person’s social isolation and decrease active engagement with everyday life. In some cases, affected individuals develop relatively minor forms of these symptoms that only mildly impact their overall quality of life. However, in other cases, intense and/or persistent forms…