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According to a new study, high school students who receive sports-related concussions are more likely at the risk of suicide or depression. In fact, the study found that some students who had a concussion reported suicidal thoughts and attempts. The study was published in the Journal of Affective Disorders.
A large clinical trial has found that a new drug called ubrogepant has shown promising results in treating migraines, offering hope to those who cannot take triptans or other migraine medications. The findings of the study were published in JAMA. Unlike triptans, the new migraine drug is safe for patients with cardiovascular risk.
Black Friday can have some impact on your mental health because it is the day when US retailers offer lucrative discounts and flash sales that do not last long, which is why people spend hours at the stores to grab those deals. And in the due course, they have to face long lines, large crowds, and unruly shoppers, which could be stressful.
A new study has found that there is not enough evidence to justify that medical cannabinoid use improves your mental health. Researchers said the evidence they got is very limited and of a low standard, calling for more studies to strengthen the evidence. They also advised doctors to consider the potential risks of cannabinoids before prescribing.
It is important to recognize early signs of mental illness so one can seek help because the disorder gets complex. Some of the most common signs include fear, anxiety, depression, change in appetite/sleep, unusual behavior, mood changes, and substance abuse.
On World Mental Health Day, Ruby Rose revealed that she was diagnosed with depression, major depressive disorder, and dissociative amnesia during her childhood. She also revealed that she was later diagnosed with complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD). She took to Instagram to open up about her mental health struggles.
Grant Edwards, the former Australian strongman competitor, has revealed that he had been a victim of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. He said he was physically and mentally weak that he once tried to take his own life. However, eventually, he went on to seek help. He has urged people suffering from mental health issues to seek help.