Can exercise cure depression and anxiety? By Amanda Loudin At the age of 16, Heather Troupe received a diagnosis of chronic severe depression and a prescription for an antidepressant. Eight years and 20 pounds later, she was sleeping poorly, felt a lot of anxiety and had lost her therapist because of insurance complications. Looking to “fix herself,” as Troupe, of READ MORE

The Truth About Postpartum Depression

From: Like most mental illnesses, postpartum depression is generally misunderstood and stigmatized. Between 8 and 19 percent of women experience postpartum depression, yet it’s not something that most women feel comfortable talking about. The condition differs from the “baby blues,” which is a term that describes the temporary feelings of worry, unhappiness, and fatigue READ MORE