The lack of intake of certain nutrients has been associated with increased risk of anxiety and depression.
IS THE QUALITY OF REM SLEEP DIFFERENT IN POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) AND MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER (MDD)?
PTSD patients tend to have reduced REM sleep, while MDD patients spend too much time in REM sleep.
Sleep helps optimize emotion regulation for both positive and negative emotions. When sleep is disturbed or lost, emotional volatility and potential psychopathologies occur.
Thyroid disorders like hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are associated with anxiety and depression.