Smokers are more likely to have depression than non-smokers. Experts are not sure why this is. People who have depression might smoke to feel better. Or smokers might become depressed more easily because they smoke. Either way, there are treatments for both depression and smoking.
Helping someone with depression can be a challenge. You may feel helpless and wonder what to do. Learn how to offer support and understanding and help your loved one get the resources to cope with this condition.
The holiday season is here, with extra shopping, family time and last minute projects. To reduce stress during this busy time, try to maintain a normal routine. When you can’t do that, try these tips for coping with the chaos.
More than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes. It is important for a diabetic to understand this illness, because it can harm the eyes, heart or kidneys. Diabetics need to control their blood sugar levels and take any medicines their doctor prescribes. It’s also important for them to eat healthy and get lots of exercise–and the family can help!