Tag: anxiety

Get more sleep than you ever imagined possible…

I’m a good sleeper. For this, I’m eternally grateful. In the rare times that I’ve had a poor night’s sleep, I’ve tossed and turned in bed in a fit of total misery. At other times, I’ve briefly [...]

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Regenerate your ageing brain and beat back stress…

Few natural substances have as much research behind them as the antioxidant properties of green tea. But with all due respect to green tea and its remarkable healing properties, I confess: I do [...]

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Send anxiety and depression packing

The reason that curcumin can be so effective in treating these mental health conditions (including bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder or OCD, and post-traumatic stress disorder or [...]

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Probiotics: How your gut protects your mental health

You know that sinking feeling you get in ‘the pit of your stomach’? After all, who hasn’t gone through a ‘gut-wrenching experience’? There’s a reason why these sayings are used so widely and [...]

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Locked inside a simple root lies an ancient Ayurvedic secret to natural female rejuvenation

My favourite herb for women’s health had always been the root from the American plant false unicorn (Chamaelirium or Helonias luteum). Its ability to manage period pain, infertility and [...]

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Loosening the chains on kava, part one: Natural botanical alternative to heavy-duty drugs re-emerges as an effective anxiety and stress reducer

Late last century the herb kava (Piper methysticum) was emerging as a serious player in the battle against anxiety. Several clinical trials had confirmed its efficacy and the experience of herbal [...]

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