Bergamot benefits include raising the HDL (good) cholesterol levels significantly! But in addition to lipid control benefits, bergamot reduces anxiety in a natural way when used in aromatherapy.
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Vitamin D deficiency symptoms have been linked to numerous health problems, including heart disease, depression, and even cancer. In fact, a recent study conducted by Boston University researchers revealed vitamin D deficiency actually affects your DNA: “Any improvement in vitamin D status will significantly affect expression of genes that have
A healthy brain is an adaptable brain—one that can respond to new information and circumstances, withstand the harmful effects of injury, disease, and stress, and repair itself following damage to, or loss of, brain cells and/or their connections. This capacity, called neuroplasticity, is essential to staying sharp in older age.
Studies confirm the benefits of essential oils for sleep. Find out how aromatherapy works and which essential oils are proven to help with sleep.
Some people don’t like to take drugs. While it’s definitely not advisable to self-treat for depression without the guidance of your doctor, and you should never, ever stop taking medication for depression against medical advice, there are instances when so-called natural depression remedies may be in order.
St. John’s wort, possibly
Just over half of adult Americans suffering from depression receive what is considered to be “minimally adequate treatment” in any given 12-month period, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. That means almost half of all depressed people in the U.S. are not receiving the care they need, even
When it comes to brain aging, it’s best not to take age-related cognitive decline sitting down. In fact, recent research suggests that swapping a sedentary lifestyle for one that includes regular moderate-to-vigorous exercise may be one of the best ways to slow brain aging among older adults.
In a study published
The exotic spices of India and the East are known as rich sources of antioxidants and other nutrients that promote physical health. These nutrients, along with the rich flavors and scents of the spices, also have direct effects on mental health, with many benefits for brain fitness, functioning, and mood.
There’s little doubt about it—pets can be good for what ails you. A recent review of 69 studies along with a number of individual scientific papers have turned up a passel of perks associated with owning or interacting with cats, dogs or even fish. They include:
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