How Chronic Pain Can Lead to Depression

How Chronic Pain Can Lead to Depression

Physical Pain Can Affect Mental State Chronic aches and pains, no matter of the cause, can seriously affect a person’s mood. If pain or injury has left you unable to complete daily tasks, this can lead to a feeling of frustration, low self-esteem, and even depression. A person who exercises every day may not be … *

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Tips for Migraines & Mood

Tips for Migraines & Mood

Migraines, Depression & Anxiety Migraines can be a negative part of your life that can be very hard to get rid of. The symptoms of this extreme headache can include the normal throbbing pain experienced in a headache, but with the added bonus of sensitivity to light, nausea, vomiting, and the inability to concentrate and … *

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Thorne Research PharmaGABA

Thorne Research PharmaGABA

How Can GABA Help Stress and Anxiety? If you suffer from anxiety or stress, or have trouble sleeping at night you may be familiar with the dreary side effects that accompany prescription drugs meant to treat these issues. Sure, you may be calm but the state you’re experiencing might be more similar to zombification than … *

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Vitamin D and Depression

Vitamin D and Depression

Benefits of Vitamin D The National Institute of Mental Health states that an estimated 16 million American adults (6.9%) had at least one major depressive episode in the past year with an additional 1.5% experiencing the milder form of depression known as dysthymic disorder. About 25 percent of adult women suffer from it at least … *

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How Anxiety Can Cause Insomnia and What To Do About It

How Anxiety Can Cause Insomnia and What To Do About It

Natural Remedies to Support Calm Sleep You lay in bed at night going over the events of the day, wishing you could have gotten more done. You should have gotten more done. Now you have to do it tomorrow, on top of all the other things you have to do tomorrow. You’ll never get it … *

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Lemon Balm ~ Melissa Officinalis

Lemon Balm ~ Melissa Officinalis

Herbal Remedy Benefits Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a perennial herbaceous plant that is part of the mint family! There have been several studies involving anxiety, insomnia and Alzheimer’s Disease suggesting there might be legitimate benefits in using this herb. There are a variety of reputed uses for lemon balm. In cream form it is … *

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Passion Flower: Help With Anxiety

Passion Flower: Help With Anxiety

Herbal Remedy Support In your workplace, you may have one or two two colleagues who have spoken openly about their depression or anxiety. There’s a strong chance that they may have mentioned an herbal supplement like St. John’s Wort or passion flower (passiflora) which helped them get over the initial consequences of their depression. It’s … *

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Migraines and Anxiety: How They are Linked

Migraines and Anxiety: How They are Linked

Reducing Anxiety Can Decrease Migraine Frequency Migraines have many triggers. Food, environmental issues, hormones and stress are common causes. Anxiety is a major trigger for migraines. Nobody’s quite sure if the anxiety triggers the migraine or vice versa. Studies do show a direct link between migraines and anxiety. The majority of those diagnosed with anxiety … *

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Antioxidants' Benefits on Mental Health

Antioxidants’ Benefits on Mental Health

Supplements to Support Mental Health Let’s discover a healthy balance of Phytonutrients, Antioxidants and Carotenoids to promote your mental, cognitive, and cardiovascular health. Studies have suggested that the intake of antioxidant nutrients can cut down the homocysteine (an amino acid in the blood) levels, counteracting the negative inflammatory results related to Alzheimer’s disease. Daily intake … *

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Omega 3 & Depression in Elderly Women

Omega 3 & Depression in Elderly Women

The Cognitive Benefits of Omega 3 The cognitive benefits of taking omega-3 supplements have long been documented. As well as affecting cognitive ability and attention, it is also proposed to positively influence mood, as a recent study has shown in elderly women with depression. The study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, Health and Ageing, … *

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