Tag Archives: depression

A Primer on Brexanolone (Zulresso) for Postpartum Depression

Since the the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved brexanolone as an intravenous infusion for the treatment of postpartum depression last week, we have been deluged with questions from patents, providers and the media regarding this new drug.  Sage Therapeutics plans to market the drug under the name ZULRESSO and plans to launch in the… Read More »

Does Exercise During Pregnancy Prevent Postpartum Depression?

While there is some data to indicate that exercise may improve well-being and diminish symptoms of depression and anxiety, the results have been mixed.  A recent randomized controlled trial has explored the efficacy of exercise during pregnancy for reducing the risk of postpartum depression. The Physical Activity for Mothers Enrolled in Longitudinal Analysis (PAMELA) Study… Read More »

Can Coffee Help Depression?

There’s a lot of research out there showing how caffeine affects mental health so let’s break it down. January 13, 2019 by Charles Minguez Leave a Comment Coffee is the most used psychoactive drug of all time but can coffee help depression? In America, 44 percent of consumers drink two to three cups a day on… Read More »