Women and depression is a hot topic today, and rightly so. Some of the statistics surrounding this topic are staggering and for whatever reason runs high in women with ADHD. Here are just a few to get your juices flowing:

  • Women experience major depression twice as often as men.
  • Between 1 in 4 and 1 in 6 women of childbearing age is taking an antidepressant.
  • We now know depression is caused by brain inflammation, not a chemical imbalance as once thought.
  • Tumeric has been shown to mimic the effects of Prozac and is often used to replace this drug with no side effects.

Even so, here are three of the most popular articles currently online about women and depression. I hope you enjoy!

Women and Depression

 

The Pill is Linked to Depression – and Doctors Can No Longer Ignore It

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Photograph: Garo/Phanie/Rex Shutterstock

 

25 Famous Women on Dealing With Anxiety and Depression

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Photograph: Getty Images

 

New Research: Semen May Actually Cure Depression In Women

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photograph: via women’s vibe