MOST TIMES, ANTI-DEPRESSENTS ARE NOT THE ANSWER, AND THEY ARE HARD TO COME OFF OF. PLUS THEY ALTERRRRRR THE WAY SEROTONIN IS SUPPOSED TO FUNCTION IN YOUR BRAIN. MD/GPs ARE INTO PRESCRIBING SSRIs (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) LIKE CONFECTIONARY - LIKE THEY USED TO PRESCRIBE ANTIBIOTICS. WE ARE FAR BETTER OFF PRACTICING NATURAL METHODS. THEY ARE THE SAFE SOLUTIONS. READ THESE FROM A PROFESSIONAL and SEE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TRY THEM.
By Jennifer Gerlach LCSW - Psychology Today
Depression can alter how we see the world, ourselves, and others.
"Depressive realism" is the hypothesis that depression can enhance our perceptions (not true)
Yet evidence also suggests that depression can distort our perceptions in a negative direction.
By Dr James M. Greenblatt M.D - Psychology Today 2011
Low Cholesterol is Linked to Depression, Suicide, and Violence
Mark, a 43 year-old executive, saw his doctor for his annual physical. Reviewing his laboratory tests, the doctor noted that Mark's total cholesterol level was for the first time over 200mg/dL.
As a preventative measure the doctor prescribed a statin, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs. His cholesterol levels declined, but so did his mood. Mark was now struggling with anxiety and depression.
Over the years I've seen many patients like Mark, being treated by physicians with the mantra of "the lower the better" when it comes to cholesterol levels.…
By Dr Will Cole - Functional Medicine Expert/Consultant
Your body is a breathtaking symphony of intricate biochemical pathways working in harmony every second of your life. We often take for granted the many facets which make up our bodies and how these simple elements and chemical reactions compose our very being. One small component of our body’s composition is magnesium. Magnesium, along with calcium, potassium, chloride, and sodium are all electrolytes, needed for our brain, nerves, heart, eyes, immune system, and muscles to function.
We function best when magnesium in our body is at its optimal level.…
By Elson M. Haas MD – A Pioneer In Integrative Medicine
The former Soviet Union has been the most enthusiastic about pangamic acid, feeling that it is a very important nutrient with physiological actions that can treat a multitude of symptoms and diseases. Soviet scientists had shown that pangamic acid supplementation can reduce the buildup of lactic acid in athletes and thereby lessen muscle fatigue and increase endurance. It had been used regularly and commonly in the Soviet Union for many problems, including alcoholism and drug addiction; mental problems such as those of aging and senility, minimal brain damage in children, autism, and schizophrenia; heart disease and high blood pressure; diabetes; skin diseases; liver disease; and chemical poisonings.…
By Dr John Briffa MD – Integrated Medicine Advocate
It seems that not a week goes by without scientists identifying some gene or other that is believed to play a critical role in our susceptibility to a specific illness or condition. Recently, for instance, researchers in Italy announced that they had found a gene that is involved in the normal production of serotonin –a brain chemical that helps maintain a cheery disposition. It is believed that individuals afflicted with some fault in this gene will make them prone to undesirable mood states such as anxiety.…
True Discoveries give Real Protection. There’s an Information War out there and it’s all about The Dollars – Yours and Mine. The public has been duped for decades over the likes of this Plasticine – oh did I mean Margarine? Honestly, it’s so Plastic in makeup, and so are it’s Fraudulent Claims. Seriously speaking, please don’t trust in this Scam any longer.
By Dr Al Sears Integrative Medicine Practitioner/International Researcher
There’s now another reason to avoid margarine. It can make you stupid.
According to researchers at the University of Auckland, children who ate margarine every day had significantly lower IQ scores by the age of three-and-a-half than those who did not.…
HAPPINESS NEEDS WORKING AT RATHER THAN EXPECTING IT TO JUST COME TO YOU - THAT SELDOM COMES TO MOST, OR WISHING TO BE HAPPY ALL THE TIME, DOES IT? AND THAT'S WHY SO MANY PEOPLE ARE FRUSTRATED WITH IT OR DISDAINED. IF WE CAN REPLACE UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS WITH A DIFFERENT OUTLOOK ON HAPPINESS, A PRACTICAL ONE, THIS CAN WORK FOR MOST OF US.
Collect Happy Thoughts And Moments Instead Of Disappointments
HAPPINESS IS WITHIN OUR REACH WITH THE RIGHT EXPECTATIONS. TRY NOT TO OVERTHINK THINGS - Including Happiness - AND IT WILL BE YOURS MORE OFTEN.…
THIS IS A REALLY GOOD FIND. I HAVE HERE, 6 SIMPLE THINGS WE CAN DO TO IMPROVE OUR MOOD LEVELS FROM DIFFERENT STATES WE FIND OURELVES IN. SOME FITNESS INSTRUCTORS'S ADVICE AND EQUIPMENT ARE ACTUALLY BAD FOR US, ACCORDING TO DR JESSE LYNN HANLEY WHO WORKS ALONGSIDE OF VARIOUS SPECIALISTS, AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS LIKE PYSIOTHERAPISTS, CHIROPRACTORS AND OSTEOPATHS HAVE REPORTED. YOU WON'T NEED A GYM OR MEMBERHIP FOR THESE EXCELLENT SOLUTIONS/NIFTY IDEAS. ENJOY!