Fighting Chronic Fatigue + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: a potential new treatment for bipolar depression; how to fight back against chronic fatigue; and why different types of alcohol produce different emotions.
Medical News Today
While we know that being overweight can lead to health problems, new research suggests that where our weight is distributed makes a big difference—and that can depend on gender.
According to one psychiatrist, bipolar depression is one of the most difficult types of depression to treat—but a recent study has unveiled a potential treatment in light therapy.
The New York Times
There’s a shift happening in the conversation about chronic fatigue syndrome: Leading health organizations are now recognizing it to be “a serious, long-term illness possibly caused by a disruption in how the immune system responds to infection or stress.”
In an effort to help people make informed decisions about what alcohol they consume, British researchers are looking into how different types may actually inspire different emotions.