Belly up

Good Health (Australia) - - Be Informed -

A new study has found a link be­tween med­i­ca­tion for acid-re­lated stom­ach con­di­tions and de­pres­sion. It com­pared 2366 peo­ple who’d been tak­ing pro­ton pump in­hibitors (PPIS) and de­vel­oped de­pres­sion with 9464 peo­ple who took a lower dose of PPIS but didn’t de­velop de­pres­sion. It’s thought PPIS may raise the risk of de­pres­sion by pre­vent­ing nu­tri­ents from be­ing prop­erly ab­sorbed.

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