High doses of vitamin C led to improved ventricular function and reduced duration of ICU stay among patients who had just undergone coronary artery bypass surgery, adding more support for vitamin C’s heart-protective potential
Over the years, a growing number of professionals have questioned whether or not childhood vaccinations could be responsible for the number of children being diagnosed with mental illness
You may love a cup of warm green tea in the morning, but did you know it may also set you up for a calmer, less anxious mood throughout your day? Research shows your coffee substitute may be a mood-booster as well
Are you looking to support positive mental health without using pharmaceuticals? Psilocybin may be gaining mainstream acceptance by providing a safe "trip" out of desolation and into a more open, positive state of mind
If you know what depression feels like - the brain clouding, the flat moods, the tiredness - you're not alone. Over 300 million people around the world have depression. What can you do? Learn more
What do we know about mass shooters' psychiatric treatment?
In an "it's about time" move, the US FDA has mandated that drug companies put what is referred to as a “black boxed” warning on certain prescription sleeping pills
Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder whose incidence has been rising dramatically in the past two decades, in step with the dramatic rise in the use of glyphosate (the active ingredient in the pervasive herbicide Roundup) on core food crops
Massage is one of the best ways to pamper yourself, but did you know that a massage can be extremely toxic? Unless you know what questions to ask, your massage could include a significant dose of crude oil distillates and hormone-mimicking chemicals that are on the world watch-list of carcinogens, but are somehow still allowed into your personal care products
30 million women in the United States are suffering from chronic pelvic pain. Which means that 30 million women are suffering from debilitating and embarrassing symptoms such as urine leaking, painful sex, weak or non-existent orgasms and pelvic organ prolapse. (1-3) This is the silent female health epidemic that no one is talking about
Special interests have captured our legislature and are diverting scarce resources and attention away from a massive public health crisis impacting New Jersey families
Vaccines have been linked to hundreds of diseases including autism. Now, thanks to emerging science, we can add depression to the laundry list of issues vaccines can contribute to causing.
EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) represents a major breakthrough in the treatment of anxiety, PTSD, depression, and a wide variety of other mental and physical issues
Do you want a quick, easy, no-prep snack that can keep you fueled on-the-go while reducing your risk of disease and death? It sounds nuts -- and it is nuts!
Traditionally, many conditions labeled under the umbrella of 'mental illness' were summed up solely as genetic or biochemical imbalances. Modern advances in psychiatric medicine have found causation to be more and more integrated to lifestyle and environmental factors, often finding the fundamental cause to be multi-factorial
The best brain booster of them all is the herb Ginkgo Biloba. Ginkgo helps healthy people keep their cognitive powers, and it helps people with Alzheimer's to fight for them
According to a 2017 study, a staggering 12.7 percent of all US citizens over the age of 12 were taking antidepressants
Thoughts become things. This isn't just some hippie-dippy, crunchy-granola, new-age construct (and don't get me wrong, I live for all things hippie-dippy). This is scientifically validated fact, well established in the peer- reviewed literature.
Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be a trigger for feelings of depression and anxiety, and you also need to manage pain. But mental health conditions may not only increase opioid use but also risk of death. Learn how this common pain medication may become deadly when you're depressed
As our bodies age, our memory and cognitive powers often decline and grow weaker too, but several natural herbs and nutrients have shown great promise for aging memories and Alzheimer's
If it Isn't in Your Cup, it Should Be
The food you eat directly affects your brain
Lavender is not only beautiful but one of the most medically useful essential oils. Recent research is proving its power and versatility to provide effective and safe alternatives to pharmaceuticals for common physical and psychological challenges.
You know chocolate tastes great. But now science has delivered the best news yet: Dark chocolate may just be nature’s perfect superfood