Depression and bad mood can shorten the length of telomeres, known as a marker of aging body cells.
However, adequate treatment for depression can reverse these processes, according to new research.
Large-scale research has shown that telomeres are shortened in patients with mood-lowering diseases. With adequate treatment of depression and other pathologies with reduced mood, it leads to the restoration of telomere length.
“In a study conducted in the Netherlands, we were able to study telomere length in 2,300 patients with and without depression. Our results showed that patients with active depression have a shorter telomere length than patients with stopped depression, ” Josine Verhoeven from the Department of psychiatry at VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, said in an interview. Continue reading
With the rash of acne to one degree or another, everyone faces. But what if rashes appear often and leave scars on the face?
Why do I get acne rash?
Acne is an inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands that occurs as a result of increased sebum production and clogged pores. Sebaceous glands – glands of external secretion, which during puberty reach the greatest development. The secret of the sebaceous glands, sebum, performs a number of important and necessary functions for our body, namely: increasing the barrier and antifungal properties, protecting the skin from drying out and ultraviolet light, greasing the hair and maintaining the elasticity and hydration of our skin. Continue reading