Is Depression Caused By Hormone Dysfunction?

By Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD - A research review by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) explored whether depression may be caused by hormone dysfunction. The focus of the investigators and their subsequent report was on how the female reproductive system interacts with the Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) axis, which regulates the body's stress response. Hormone [...]