Depression Blog Posts

How to Relieve Neck Pain Caused by Stress

Stress and tension can lead to neck pain, which sometimes can be debilitating. These tips can help you manage neck pain and the stress that's causing it.

The Connection Between Pain and the Brain: The Psychology of Pain Blog Series 1

The mind plays a substantial role in our experience of pain. Here Dr. Deardorff explains his interest in the mind-body connection.

Happy Valentine's Day from all of us at Veritas Health

Veritas Health's goal is to provide its readers with quality and timely medical information about the spine, and this Valentine’s Day we say thank you to all of our active forum members and social media contributors.

New Features Make the Spine-Health Forums Easier to Use

The Spine-health Forums offer a great way for those with chronic conditions to interact, and now they’re better than ever.

Physical Activity can Improve Sleep and Mental Health

Exercise and staying active can help you achieve better sleep and better mental health.

Avoiding the Disuse Syndrome: The Why, Where, and What of Exercise

Having a successful exercise regimen in place will increase your likelihood of sticking to working out regularly.

The Relationship Between Chronic Pain and Inactivity: The Disuse Syndrome

Disuse syndrome occurs when a person is sedentary, and it can effect all the systems in the body. Learn how it's linked to chronic pain and what you can do about it.

Could My Back Pain be Caused by Stress?

While there's not doubt having back pain causes stress, many professionals agree that stress can actually be the primary cause of back pain.

Back Pain and Holiday Blues: 18 Tips to Reduce Your Holiday Stress

With the added stress around the holidays, depression and chronic pain can become more severe. We have 18 tips to help you slow down, relax, and enjoy the season.

5 Tips for Dealing with Depression and Chronic Pain around the Holidays

With shorter days, changes in the weather and three major holidays on the way, it’s no wonder that the winter months are often high times for depression. We have a few tips to help you deal with chronic pain and depression.