Researchers report that gender-affirming hormone therapy improves both physical and psychological satisfaction for those who use the treatment to attain their true gender identity.
Those who suffer from autoimmune inflammation of the thyroid gland are at increased risk of developing anxiety. Those with anxiety associated with thyroid gland inflammation can reduce symptoms by taking ibuprofen. Findings suggest thyroid function may play a key role in anxiety. Researchers say thyroid inflammation should be investigated as an underlying factor in certain mental health disorders, including anxiety.
Teens who are exposed to screen time for four or more hours a day have a 30-minute delay in sleep time and report more sleep disruptions than those who spend an hour a day using tech. However, reducing screen time for a week and using glasses to block out blue light help to resolve sleep problems.
A new study reports transgender people have brain activity and structure during adolescence that more closely resembles typical activation patterns of their desired gender.