The Indian herb Ashwagandha is a powerful herb which is said to have many restorative benefits by practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient holistic healing system which was developed thousands of years ago in India.
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Anxiety has been linked to nutritional deficiencies and with many neurological disorders such as autism, ADHD and general life stresses. Regardless of the reasons why a person may have anxiety, there are studies that suggest that nutrition and herbal supplementation is an effective method to reduce anxiety levels, without the risk of serious side effects.
Researchers say that it is actually true that the sounds of nature can help us relax.
Addiction can happen to anyone. It is not just people who use illicit drugs who become addicted and need treatment. Even people who only take prescription medication as directed by their doctor can become addicted to some medications.
Researchers in Hanoi, Vietnam say that heat exposure is associated with mental illness.
There has been a lot of concerns over the years that spending too much time playing digital games can be unhealthy. However researchers are now saying that a type of digital gaming called exergaming which combines gaming with execise can decrease sedentary time and enhance social well-being.
Baycrest scientists associated with the University of Toronto have published a Canadian Brain Health Food Guide. The primary mission of this publication is to help adults who are over 50 years old preserve their thinking and memory skills as they grow older.
The world has been moving toward better human rights and equality for all. But there may be a bigger barrier to racial equality than history. It turns out your biology might be inherently racist!
Researchers say you can get rid of depression by thinking differently. Learning to not ruminate as much on thoughts and feelings has positive effects for people suffering from depression.
Anxiety is a terribly uncomfortable state of being which can be very costly for your productivity. Tranquilizers to treat anxiety generally cause more harm than good due to side effects. Effective herbal remedies for anxiety are therefore far more desirable than taking pills for this condition.
Researchers say a probiotic called lactobacillus which is found in yogurt can help to reverse symptoms of depression in mice. They are now planning to investigate if lactobacillus can help treat depression in people.
This year, from February 26 to March 4, it's National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.
Researchers say they have determined there is a "tipping point" which is linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
There is an association between eating fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids and better cognition.
Results of two surveys conducted by the American Psychological Association find Americans are more stressed than ever. This is a first time stress has increased in since 2007 that psychologists say can take a genuine toll on health. The APA surveys show who is stressed and why it is happening.
Researchers say the development of kids with Fragile X Syndrome is affected by parenting.
Research has shown married people have decreased levels of stress hormone. Meditation has been found to help lower stress and so single people could benefit from meditation.
Researchers have found that bacteria in the gut may play a significant role in Alzheimer’s disease. This finding opens up new considerations for prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's.
Researchers say that prebiotics may offer help with the treatment of stress. Prebiotics are various types of fibers which are not digestible.
Improving your chances of winning an Oscar as an actor can be explained with the right psychological aura. Being an American actor who plays a role in a film which portrays American culture offers the best chance of winning an Oscar.
Researchers say good sleep can lead to good sex. It has been confirmed by research that there is an association between decreased sexual function in postmenopausal women and shorter sleep durations with increased insomnia symptoms.
Researchers say mass shootings at schools across the United States have been linked to increased rates of unemployment. An association has also been found between taking psychiatric drugs and violence. We must begin to stress the vital importance of good jobs, financial security and natural mental health care instead of guns and psychiatric drugs to cut down on this violence.
Researchers say that people do not like hypocrites because they are deceived by them. The bad feeling this creates is not good for your psychological state of well being, making it simply a good idea to stay away from hypocrites.
Researchers have observed there is a direct association between the sexual objectification of girls and aggression directed towards them. An awareness of this problem should lead to aggressive initiatives to discourage treating girls as if they are sexual objects.
Researchers say that health and happiness can be promoted by sharing good news.