Tag: mental health

Antidepressants spike head injuries in Alzheimer’s patients

Alzheimer's disease can leave you down in the dumps. But don't rush to pop an antidepressant -- because according to a new study, these pills can increase your risk of injuring your brain from a fall.

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Yoga helps ease major depression

Major depression is tough to shake. But you don't have to live in despair or risk the side effects of taking antidepressants, because a new study shows that practicing yoga can lift you out of [...]

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Turn to Mother Nature for mood disorders

It turns out that there’s an arctic flower that can help you manage the mood disorders! Whether you’re experiencing stress, anxiety, or depression, here are three natural weapons to add to your [...]

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Probiotics help manage anxiety and more

Taking probiotics when you’re feeling anxious or stressed-out can help you feel better – because when your belly bugs are happy, so are you! Here’s why taking this simple step is better than [...]

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Beat depression naturally

The number of adults on psychiatric medications for depression is ballooning, especially in seniors. Here are some ways of combating life’s ups and downs without getting that prescription filled.

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Statins increase risk of Parkinson’s

Study links use of statins with Parkinson’s – even if you haven’t been taking them for very long... is this the final nail in the statin drugs coffin?

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Lack of sleep keeps your brain from making new memories

New study out of Germany shows that the brain actually wipes the slate clean as it sleeps at night, and missing even one night of sleep can prevent you from taking in new information.

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Is toxic mercury hidding in your skin cream?

If your skin cream claims it can lighten your skin, remove dark spots or has “anti-aging” properties, be sure you read the label because the secret ingredient could be toxic mercury!

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Is a vitamin deficiency making you sick

Nearly 150 years after she was committed, a doctor has reviewed the records of Mary Todd Lincoln and found that she may have actually had a severe vitamin deficiency, not a mental disorder.

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Chokeberry could help reduce anxiety and depression

A study in rats found that drinking the juice of chokeberry – a largely unknown, antioxidant-filled fruit from the Rose family – can help reduce anxiety and depression.

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