Changes In Sleep And Biological Rhythms From Late Pregnancy To Postpartum Linked To Depression And Anxiety

Changes in sleep and biological rhythms from late pregnancy to postpartum linked to depression and anxiety

Researchers recruited 100 women, 73 of whom they followed from the start of the third trimester to three months postpartum. They analyzed subjective and objective measures of sleep, biological rhythms, melatonin levels, and light exposure using a variety of tools, including questionnaires, actigraphs (wearable sleep monitors), laboratory assays, and other methods.
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Stress Associated With An Increased Risk Of Getting COVID-19, Study Finds

Stress associated with an increased risk of getting COVID-19, study finds

A new study has found that people who experienced increased stress, anxiety and depression at the start of the pandemic, were at greater risk of getting COVID-19. The research found that greater psychological distress during the early phase of the pandemic was significantly associated with participants later reporting SARS-CoV-2 infection, a greater number of symptoms and also more severe symptoms.
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