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New study identifies 5 types of depression and anxiety

New study identifies 5 types of depression and anxiety

The objective of the study is to enable the improvement of treatments. "We are trying to untangle the overlapping of symptoms in our current diagnoses, which can help finally guide tailored treatment choices," the researchers said.

Understand subtypes:

1 - Tension

This was the most identified type, which is characterized by irritability, with which the nervous system and the body become super sensitive and the person feels overwhelmed.

2 - Anxious impulse

Symptoms range from the physical, such as accelerated heart and excessive sweating, to psychics, which interfere with memory, concentration and control of thought.

3 - Melancholy

There is difficulty in relating to other people, which causes social isolation and suffering. - Anhedonia

Who suffers from this type of depression to feel pleasure in their activities and becomes more distressed. The study explains that even with the picture, people can do the day-to-day tasks, so the diagnosis is often masked.

5 - General anxiety

With physical signs such as stress and anxious excitement , this type meets the main characteristics of anxiety.

Depression and anxiety in Brazil

The disorder is characterized by sadness, low self-esteem and pessimism, but includes symptoms such as altered appetite, dysregulated sleep, difficulty concentrating, among others . In addition, depression is related to anxiety, which causes fear and extreme concern with day-to-day activities.

According to the World Health Organization, depression reaches 11 million people in the country and, by 2020, will be the disease most crippling world. Currently, Brazil is the second most prevalent country in the Americas, losing only to the United States.


British team investigates ways to stop bone resorption due to periodontal diseases

British team investigates ways to stop bone resorption due to periodontal diseases

Irreversible bone resorption due to periodontal diseases is the focus of a study to change these circumstances for future patients. A British research team, led by Dr. Louise Belfield, is seeking a way to reprogram the immune system to stop bone destruction, which can progress to the loss of the dental element in severe periodontal disease.

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Recommendation to drink 2 liters of water per day is myth, says study

Recommendation to drink 2 liters of water per day is myth, says study

The recommendation to drink six to eight glasses of water a day to prevent dehydration may not make so much sense, advocates text published in the journal British Medical Journal. This is because there is no clear evidence of the benefits of drinking exactly that amount. Intake of 1.5 to 2 liters is advocated by numerous institutions, including the National Health Service , UK medical class.

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