Celiac disease, an autoimmune response to ingesting gluten, has been linked to an increased risk of neurological damage and negative mental health outcomes. Those with celiac disease are more likely to experience depression, anxiety, and thoughts of self-harm, in addition to a reduction in reaction times and cognitive function. Neuroimaging of patients with the disorder reveals white matter changes in the brain.
Study reveals a link between obesity and chronic diarrhea, independent of lifestyle, diet, and other medical conditions. Those who are obese are 60% more likely to experience bouts of chronic diarrhea. A possible explanation could be the link between obesity and low-grade inflammation, which may trigger diarrhea more frequently.
A new study confirms a link between a number of autoimmune diseases and an increased risk of developing psychosis.
Following a massive analysis of DNA samples from military personnel, researchers have identified two statistically significant genetic variants that could be associated with an increased risk for developing PTSD.
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Babies born to women with sensitivity to gluten appear to be at increased risk for certain psychiatric disorders later in...