Research shows that when you’re consistently sad, pessimistic, or moody you may have a serotonin deficiency that you can treat yourself by using serotonin supplements. The 4 natural supplements presented here have all been shown to help treat serotonin deficiency symptoms such as depression, insomnia, and more by increasing serotonin
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When we think about depression, lack of motivation, or difficulty focusing and concentrating, the well-known brain chemical (neurotransmitter) serotonin often comes to mind. While it’s true that serotonin deficiency is a problem for many people with depression and other mental health issues, researchers have known for years that other neurotransmitters
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
More than half of Americans use dietary supplements, including multivitamins and botanical supplements, in tablet, capsule, liquid and powder form, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While dietary supplements—products intended to add further nutritional value to the diet—may seem like a “natural” solution to health protection, as well
About 76 percent of adults aged 60 and older take at least two medications, and 37 percent juggle more than 10 drugs for various ailments, often at different times of the day or under special circumstances.
It is no surprise that over-medication, also known as polypharmacy, has become a common and
A recent survey suggests that dietary supplements other than vitamins and minerals remain the most common complementary health approach used by Americans. But while dietary supplements are frequently advertised as being beneficial for our health, many of them interact with medications seniors take to treat age-related diseases and conditions. Others
Research shows that antibiotics aren’t the only—or the best—treatment for this common childhood ailment.
Effective perimenopause treatment needs to address PMS-like symptoms as well as depression, hot flashes, and more. These three natural therapies do just that.
Based on the results of a single study, the Attorney General’s office ordered GNC, Target, Walgreens, and Wal-Mart to stop selling seven herbal supplements.