Lavender has been used for medicinal purposes for over 2,500 years. Today lavender is the most popular essential oil in the world. Here are just 7 proven uses for this amazing oil.
Antidepressants are big business. But for the same money, and without the side effects, a little mindfulness can do the same job.
It has long been established that gut bacteria are largely connected to immune function and metabolic health. However, researchers have only scratched the surface when it comes to their role in thinking, boosting overall mood, and addressing depression and other mental health conditions. A trio of studies confirms the favorable action of probiotics in tackling the growing problem of depression and anxiety disorders
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.
If music breathes new life into old blood cells, play on!
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.
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
Do you have histamine intolerance symptoms? The GAPS Protocol may be the detoxification, supplement and lifestyle program and diet you may need.
What I discovered in my own Keurig was shocking and sickening and why I am kicking my Keurig to the curb.
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.
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
Alarmingly, about 85% of people with depression also experience some anxiety; about 90% of people with anxiety suffer some depression
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
Mental health disorders are often treated with harmful drugs with a myriad of dangerous side effects. Studies show that you can look to your kitchen instead of the pharmacy to ease symptoms of depression and anxiety safely and effectively
Special interests have captured our legislature and are diverting scarce resources and attention away from a massive public health crisis impacting New Jersey families
If it Isn't in Your Cup, it Should Be
Individuals perpetrating unspeakable acts of violence is not a new phenomenon. What’s new, rather, are the altered states of consciousness induced by antidepressants and other psychotropic drugs well-documented to promote homicidal and suicidal behavior in susceptible individuals.
What do we know about mass shooters' psychiatric treatment?
This adaptogenic, Ayurvedic herb has been used for thousands of years to rejuvenate and strengthen the body.
As it turns out, flavonoids seem to work mechanistically similar to anti-anxiety drugs: they are able to pass the blood-brain barrier, but without the side effects of medications
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
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
Two studies show why psilocybin, the active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” is being hailed as a game changer for people with severe depression and anxiety
According to a 2017 study, a staggering 12.7 percent of all US citizens over the age of 12 were taking antidepressants