Health Headlines: Risk factors for postpartum depression

>>> THE SEASON COULD BE TIED TO A NEW RISK TO POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION FOR MOTHERS >> GOOD AND BAD NEWS ABOUT DIABETES IN THE UNITED STATES

HALEY HERNANDEZ HAS OUR HEALTH HEADLINES THIS MORNING >> A NEW STUDY SHOWS DIABETES RATES NEARLY DOUBLED BETWEEN 1998 AND 2015, BUT THE PROPORTION OF UNDIAGNOSED CASES DROPPED SIGNIFICANTLY FROM 16 TO 11% RESEARCHERS SAY BETTER SCREENING BY PRIMARY CARE DOCTORS IS HELPING DIAGNOSE MORE PATIENTS UNTREATED DIABETES, THOUGH, CAN LEAD TO HEART DISEASE AND KIDNEY DAMAGE >>> POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION AFFECTS ABOUT 10% OF WOMEN AFTER CHILD BIRTH

NOW A NEW STUDY IS SHEDDING LIGHT ON POSSIBLE RISK FACTORS THEY FOUND POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION WAS MORE COMMON IN WOMEN WHO DELIVERED BEFORE THEIR BABIES WERE FULL-TERM AS WELL AS WOMEN WHO DO NOT HAVE ANESTHESIA DURING DELIVERY THOSE WHO HAD BABIES IN THE FALL OR SUMMER WERE ALSO MORE PRONE TO DEPRESSION AND THE STUDY DID NOT LOOK AT WHY THESE FACTORS MIGHT AFFECT MOMS AFTER BIRTH SO MORE RESEARCH IS DEFINITELY NEEDED THERE >> A SMALL STUDY FINDS BOTOX MAY HELP KIDS AND TEENS WITH HARD-TO-TREAT MILES PER GALLON GRAINS NINE CHILDREN WERE GIVEN BOTOX INJECTIONS IN THE FRONT AND BACK OF THE HEAD AND NECK EVERY 12 WEEKS

ALL OFTHEM HAD FEWER MIGRAINES EACH MONTH AND THEY SAY THAT THEIR HEADACHES WERE LESS PAINFUL RIGHT NOW BOTOX IS ONLY APPROVE TO TREAT MIGRAINES IN ADULTS >> A BAD FLU SEASON IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE MAY REFLECT ON HOW BAD WE WILL HAVE IT HERE AT LEAST THAT'S WHY RESEARCHERS LOOK TO THEM ABOUT SIX MONTHS BEFORE OUR FLU SEASON STARTS I'LL TELL YOU WHAT ONE

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