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Psychobiotics and Pickles, How to Make Your Own
May 19, 2015 in Mental Health    
There has been a lot of research coming out lately on the connection between the gut and the brain. In an article published in Biological Psychiatry titled Psychobiotics: A novel class of psychotropic, they defined the term psychobiotics as "a live organism that when ingested in adequate amounts, pr [...]

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Fermented Foods for Better Mental Health 
May 18, 2015 in Mental Health    
Having strong, distinct taste and smell are the common characteristics of fermented foods. Fermented foods are enjoyed in many parts of globe. Some are even highly prized as gourmet foods because of their intense and delectable flavor. Different countries have their own version of fermented foods in [...]

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Tea Consumption Lowers Risk of Depression
Apr 1, 2015 in Depression    
Despite widespread awareness and aggressive pharmacologic treatment, depression remains an important public health issue affecting more than 350 million people of all ages worldwide. What’s more, the incidence of this dreaded condition is growing and projected to rank third among all disorders [...]

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Get Good Sleep Naturally
Mar 29, 2015 in Insomnia    
Despite the frequency of insomnia and the high impact it has on quality of life and health, sleep is seldom made a priority. The ravages of sleep are not limited to brain and behavior. Regular sleep curtailment is strongly associated with many systemic health issues including obesity and diabetes. I [...]

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L-Methylfolate Plus Conventional Antidepressants More Effective Than Antidepressants Alone
Mar 3, 2015 in Depression    
L-methylfolate added to an antidepressant at the onset of treatment is more effective at improving symptoms and enhancing function than antidepressants alone.  In addition, the combination of l-methylfolate plus antidepressant was better tolerated, in other words, had fewer side effects.  [...]

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Reversing Early Memory Loss
Feb 18, 2015 in Aging    
In what has become one of my favorite articles published in recent months (“Reversal of cognitive decline: a novel therapeutic program”), Dr. Dale Bredesen out of the UCLA Department of Neurology reports on a promising new approach to preserving brain function and even reversing cognitiv [...]

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S-Acetyl Glutathione: What is it and why everyone over age 35 should be taking it?
Feb 4, 2015 in Aging    
Aging is a natural process that we all go through but, as we age, we become more vulnerable to health problems, particularly chronic diseases.  Luckily, there is a powerful antioxidant that has the ability to slow down the process of aging and help prevent cancer, heart disease, dementia a [...]

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Can Taking B Vitamins Protect You Against Alzheimer's?
Jan 26, 2015 in Vitamin Deficiency    
We all have moments when we forget where we put our stuff and don't remember certain things, and it's completely normal. However, as we approach the age of 65 and above, this may happen more frequently which can lead to cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.
Our brain ce [...]

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Low Norepinephrine - Depressed, Inflamed, & in Pain
Jan 18, 2015 in Depression    
Norepinephrine, also known as noradrenalin, is an excitatory neurotransmitter produced in the central nervous system as well as by the adrenal glands. It is one of the Big 5 neurotransmitters that regulate mood, memory, sleep, and energy, the others being dopamine, serotonin, acetylcholine, and GABA [...]

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Coffee Consumption May Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
Jan 4, 2015 in Depression    
Coffee Consumption May Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
We have reported previously on the potential of coffee consumption to lower the risk of liver cancer, diabetes, obesity, and suicide ( Now [...]

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