(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.
(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.
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.
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.
March 10, 2019 by: Tracey Watson
(Natural News) One would be forgiven for believing that there is an epidemic of depression worldwide. In the United States, for example, the number of prescriptions filled out for antidepressants more than doubled in 12 years, from 11.2 million in 1998, to 23.3 million in 2010. But is this a true reflection of the mental health of the nation, and indeed the world? Are all these people truly depressed, or could many of these diagnoses be incorrect?
(Natural News) Dealing with depression is tough under the best of circumstances, but if you’re someone who wants to avoid the risks of medication, it can be even more challenging. If you’re depressed, the last thing you need is a medication that will raise your risk of suicide and illness, so what can you do to find some relief?….Read more
(Natural News) Depression has become an all too common condition in recent times. Despite its prevalence, however, pharmaceutical companies have failed to come up with a safe and effective way to address it. Lots of people think they either have to live with their negative feelings or accept the possibly deadly side effects that come…..Read more