New Links Between Inflammation, Menopause, and Depression

Verywell Mind: Two studies based on thousands of participants found a link between inflammation and depression, as well as increased risk of depression in menopause.

Two studies on depression from researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center highlight potential risk factors that could add to depression screening. Inflammation has been the subject of numerous studies in the past decade that tie chronic levels to many health risks, including dementia.

Recognizing who is at higher risk of developing depression based on factors like inflammation levels or menopause status could help with prevention efforts, experts note. READ MORE

(Source: Verywell Mind, 12/30/2021)