Is over-exercise driving your depression?

Elite athletes are susceptible to anxiety, depression and substance abuse. More than 1 in 4 footballers have depression or anxiety.  According to the Professional Footballers’ Association the number of players seeking mental health support is soaring.   The Rugby Players’ Association have described mental health problems in the professional game as “a major issue”, other eliteContinue reading “Is over-exercise driving your depression?”

Depression, inflammation and what can be done about it!

In the UK 1 in 20 people are diagnosed with depression.  Major depression (MD) is ranked by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the leading cause of disease burden among high-income countries.  WHO predict that depression will be the leading cause of disability by the end of 2020.  It is estimated that the global prevalenceContinue reading “Depression, inflammation and what can be done about it!”