Dr. Mercola, Guest
It is estimated that 7.1% of the adult population in the U.S. experienced at least one major depressive episode in 2017. The highest rates are among those ages 18 to 25 years. Many people believe depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. This is a theory that has been widely promoted by drug companies and psychiatrists, to the point it is now accepted as fact. →
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Natural News) When you’re in the throes of depression, you might be willing to try anything to make the feelings stop. Many sufferers turn to medication while waiting for longer-term solutions like therapy to have an effect, and while this may indeed take the edge off temporarily, it could come at a very steep price when it comes to your health. →
Read more via Another depression medication proves riskier than the disease itself: Researchers recommend an “immense amount of caution” due to side effects — NaturalNews.com
(NaturalHealth365) Heart disease is the leading cause of death for adults in the United States, claiming more lives every year than all forms of cancer combined. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that roughly 735,000 Americans will suffer a heart attack this year – while 640,000 people will lose their lives to heart disease. Yet, sadly, most people remain uninformed about the dangers of a vitamin C deficiency to the cardiovascular system. →
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(Natural News) Living with depression is so challenging that many people are drawn to the idea of a “quick fix” in the form of antidepressants. Although their efficacy is questionable at best, there are two other big reasons that many patients ultimately decide against taking them: they’re expensive and have a host of dangerous side effects. However, studies are increasingly pointing to a worthy natural alternative in the form of magnesium.
Read more via Magnesium works better than prescription drugs for treating symptoms of depression — NaturalNews.com
(Natural News) Antidepressants and antihistamines are among the most common types of medications people take, and they belong to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics. These drugs can treat a variety of health problems, including COPD, asthma, depression, dizziness, gastrointestinal problems, overactive bladder, and the symptoms of Parkinson’s. Although they can be effective, a large new study has shown that if you take them, you might just be trading one problem for another, possibly bigger one: dementia.
via Antidepressants linked to dementia: Mental meds may just trade one condition for another — NaturalNews.com
Mandy Froelich, TMU
According to researchers from the world’s first psychedelic research center, Centre for Psychedelic Research at London’s Imperial College, psilocybin—or “magic mushrooms”—could replace prescribed antidepressants within five years. The assertion follows similar research from John Hopkins University, which suggests victims of emotional trauma may experience more long-term relief when using natural psilocybin fungi instead of chemical drugs.
Read more via Magic Mushrooms Could Replace Antidepressants Within 5 Years — Waking Times
March 11, 2019 by: Isabelle Z.
(Natural News) Arthritis, diabetes, cancer, inflammation… the list of conditions that curcumin can help with is pretty impressive, with many common physical ailments benefiting to some degree from the compound found in turmeric. However, curcumin really puts the “super” in “superfood” by not just enhancing physical health but mental health as well – and we can now add addressing all-too-common conditions like depression and anxiety to its list of accomplishments.
Read more: Happier and healthier: Curcumin-rich turmeric can help ease depression and anxiety, researchers find — NaturalNews.com