Negative experiences in youth favor depression
A study published in the online version of Psychiatric Research revealed that individuals who had traumatic experiences early in life are more likely to become depressed after low-impact events. The research was suggested after the discovery that 30% of people with depression for the first time and 60% of those who had history developed the disease after minor misfortunes.
The analysis counted on the collaboration of 100 people with depression, being 26 of them men and 74 women. Participants then went through several interviews to find out what adversities they had been exposed to when they were young, how many episodes of depression they had experienced, and what types of stress they had recently experienced. parents, or experienced their divorce by age 17, and those who had previously been the target of depression were more likely to develop the disease after low-stress events.
According to the scientists, this increased sensitivity to events bad can be perceived in small attitudes, like thinking that a friend is angry with you just because he did not return his call. They still complement by saying that our thoughts affect not only emotionally but also biologically individuals.
Depression is a fairly common mental disorder these days, but what few know is that some foods can help fight -over there. This is because they stimulate the production of serotonin, neurotransmitter capable of giving the brain a sense of well-being, regulating our mood and also giving a feeling of satiety. Get to know some of them:
Nut, selenium and almonds:
rich in selenium, a powerful antioxidant, they contribute to the improvement of depression symptoms, helping to reduce stress. Recommended daily amounts are two to three units of Brazil nut or five units of nuts or 10 to 12 units of almonds. Skim milk and yogurt:
Great sources of calcium, a mineral that helps reduce and control nervousness and irritability. Fruit
: Watermelon, avocado, papaya, banana, mandarin and lemon are known as agents of good mood, as they are all rich in tryptophan, amino acid that helps in the production of serotonin. It is recommended to consume three to five servings of fruits every day. Honey:
This food stimulates the production of serotonin, the neurotransmitter responsible for the sensation of pleasure and well-being. To benefit from the benefits, two tablespoons of dessert a day is sufficient. Eggs:
good source of thiamine and niacin (B-complex vitamins), they contribute to good humor. Recommended is a unit per day at most. Those who have high cholesterol should be concerned about excess consumption, and avoid, especially the fried version.
This Saturday , 19, there is another edition of "América Medita", the largest collective meditation event in the history of the Americas, in Ibirapuera Park. The first edition of the event took place in 2009, based on an idea by Brazilian and other Latin American members of the Arte de Viver Foundation, who planned to mobilize a large number of people to reduce violence and stress control through meditation See the schedule and how to participate in the Free Ratchet site.
Mainly in Spain there is a common practice for many people after lunch: the so-called siesta , which consists of a nap. In the capital, Madrid, it is commonplace to find numerous shops closed in the early afternoon in busy places, theoretically at a time of great commercial advantage for businessmen.