• How to help patients avoid stress, weight gain around the holidays

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    For most people, December brings presents, parties and get-togethers with ample food and drink, and fond memories of past holidays.
    For some however, the holidays can also result in feelings of anxiety, escalated levels of sadness, and overconsumption, all of which can lead to or add to medical consequences such as obesity, alcoholism and depression.
    “The general mood of individuals may worsen and the number of alcohol-related fatalities may increase around the Christmas holiday,” Randy A. Sansone, MD, professor of psychiatry and internal Medicine at Wright State University School
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