Anxiety and Postpartum Depression

The term “postpartum” refers to the period following the delivery of a baby. The “baby blues,” or a feeling of sorrow or emptiness, are common after childbirth. The baby blues normally subside after 3–5 days. When the baby blues persist for more than two weeks, postpartum depression may result. Hopelessness or emptiness following delivery isContinue reading “Anxiety and Postpartum Depression”

What Effects Does Vitamin D Have on The Body, and How Much Do You Need?

Nearly half of the world’s population suffers from some level of vitamin D insufficiency. These factors reduce the amount of time people are exposed to sunlight, which is necessary for the skin to produce vitamin D in response to UVB radiation. Since it is an independent risk factor for overall mortality in the general population,Continue reading “What Effects Does Vitamin D Have on The Body, and How Much Do You Need?”