After the flu people sink into depression

If you have gone through the treatment of influenza, it already is at risk due to the risk of depression. Drugs of this viral disease affecting bacteria in the body, which increases the risk of mental disorders.

Influenza can be chained man to the bed for a few days. This viral disease not only robs your body of energy, it also increases the risk of depression as scientists claim. Cough, cold and food poisoning may have similar effects. The fact that for the treatment of infections affect the drug composition of bacteria in the gut, and this increases the likelihood of mental disorders.

Previous studies have shown that hospitalized patients with severe infections have an increased risk of schizophrenia and depression. However, researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark found a similar link between all the infections that require treatment, not even the worst. Scientists observed the mental health of people who were treated with antibiotics, antiviral drugs, and other drugs designed to combat fungal diseases and pests. Then they felt the risk of schizophrenia and depression to find out whether it is increased after treatment of infections.

It was found that patients diagnosed with schizophrenia 17.4% have been previously hospitalized infections. Among the victims of depression their number was 18.7%. These studies provide information for thought doctors who have to deal with infections treatment. Maybe doctors need to pay more attention not only to the physical but also the mental health of their patients during and after treatment.