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How to Overcome Depression: A Closer Look at Your Options

How to Overcome Depression: A Closer Look at Your Options

If you’ve been struggling to figure out how to overcome depression, you may have turned to medications, talk therapy, lifestyle changes, and/or alternative treatments. Each can be effective, but they also won’t guarantee relief from that cloud of depression.
How to Overcome Depression: Medications
Medications are thought to improve mood by adjusting

What Is Dopamine? Understanding the “Feel-Good Hormone”

What Is Dopamine? Understanding the “Feel-Good Hormone”

You’ve heard of it, but you still may be wondering, “What is dopamine?” Its reputation centers around its reputation as the “feel-good hormone.” Dopamine is associated with feelings of euphoria, bliss, motivation, and concentration, yet there’s more to it than that.

Like serotonin, dopamine is a type of brain chemical called

Making Progress on Parkinson’s Disease

Although Parkinson’s disease (PD) is one of the most-studied of all neurological diseases, scientists have yet to find a way to prevent it, halt its progression or reverse the damage it causes to the nervous systems of the more than one million Americans with PD.
Nevertheless, slow and steady progress is

Strategy #2: Correcting Neurotransmitter Imbalance

Brain neurotransmitters are the chemical messengers that act as communication agents between different brain cells. In chronic depression, these brain chemicals get out of balance. Fortunately, there are some safe and effective natural health options available to balance brain chemicals.
Of the 30 or so neurotransmitters that have been identified, researchers

Newsbriefs: Fruit Juice; Eating Breakfast; Herbs and Spices

Fruit Juice Linked to High Blood Pressure
Daily fruit juice consumption may increase blood pressure, according to Australian researchers. Despite its health halo, fruit juices have high levels of natural sugars, without the amount of fiber found in whole fruit. Excess sugars have been associated with high blood pressure. Habitual fruit

The Latest International Research Brews Up More Big Benefits for Tea

For centuries, drinking tea, both black and green, was touted as a remedy for a variety of common ailments. Indeed, there is research suggesting that this ancient brew may help fend off several chronic illnesses, including the two biggest killers, heart disease and cancer.    Now, new research presented at

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