Tag Archives: Depression

Perimenopausal Depression in Women with More Variable Levels of Estradiol and Lower Progesterone Levels

Women are at increased risk for depressive symptoms during the menopause transition.  It has long been suspected that falling estrogen levels play a role in triggering the onset of depression; however, if all women experience declining levels of estrogen and progesterone during this transition, why is it that only some women suffer from depression in… Read More »

Can a cat help with depression

However, many of us remain unaware of the physical and mental health benefits help can also accompany the pleasure of snuggling up to a furry friend. Playtime with the kitty can be a definite mood-booster! About with Ads. Caring depression a pet can help you make healthy lifestyle changes by: Increasing exercise. Together, we can… Read More »

Increased Prevalence of Depression, Anxiety in Pregnant Women During the COVID Pandemic

In the Boston area, the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 is steadily decreasing.  This is obviously happy news and a long-awaited reason to celebrate; however, we continue to be concerned about the mental health of our patients, especially those who are pregnant.  Even in the best of times, women who are pregnant or have… Read More »