Passion flower (Passiflora incarnata) is a climbing shrub native to the tropical parts of the United States which produces a beautiful, delicate flower that develops into a large, fleshy fruit. Traditional herbalists enjoy a number of passion flower benefits, using it, for example, as a sleep aid, especially when patients … Read More
Many of us have heard stories of the 1950s housewife who had a nervous breakdown and had to spend time in a medical facility. But "nervous breakdown" is not a medical diagnosis. That’s right: There is no official or medical definition for the phrase "nervous breakdown."
So what was … Read More
If you think you might be suffering from depression, the only way to know for sure is to see a doctor or mental health professional. Once you’ve made that important first step, your first question may well be: “How is depression diagnosed?”
The process starts with a doctor or mental health … Read More
Anxiety disorders affect over 40 million Americans each year, and just like pairs of shoes and beauty items, women have significantly more anxiety episodes than men.
While each person is unique, in … Read More