Nutrition & Holistic Health

In 2007, comedian Stephen Colbert was interviewed by Parade magazine about surviving childhood tragedy: When he was 10, his father and two brothers were killed in a plane crash. He talked about how he was riddled with fear after the crash, and then one night, while apprenticing with comedy troupe The Second City in Chicago,...
The American Journal of Psychiatry has just published a meta-analyses of supplements, or nutraceuticals, that, used in adjunction to antidepressants, have evidence of reducing depressive symptoms. The primary positive results were found with SAMe (adenosylmethionine) methylfolate, omega 3 (primarily EPA or ethyl-EPA), and vitamin D. Positive isolated studies were found for creatine, folinic acid, and...
What we eat might not be able to cure us indefinitely from depression. I learned that hard lesson earlier this year. However, researchers are compiling strong evidence that what we eat can influence our risk for developing depression and can keep persons in remission from possibly relapsing. Eating better foods has certainly helped my mood...
I thought I had it all figured out. I even had a book title picked out: Whole-ish — On Healing Myself Naturally from Depression and My Messy Path to Well. And I had outlined some of the chapters: Why restoring your gut health and generating good intestinal bacteria will improve mood The science behind optimal...
A picture may very well be worth a thousand words. A motion picture? Maybe even more than that. In a March 2016 article for Counseling Today, Bronwyn Robertson, a counselor and member of the American Counseling Association, writes: Barely able to breathe, a young man battling a panic attack hesitantly enters the group room and makes his way to...
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