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(NaturalHealth365) There may not be one single best exercise for depression, but a growing collection of research can at least say this: routine physical activity is one of the simplest and most natural ways to boost mood.
The Facts: Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, MD, PhD, from the Stanford University School of Medicine wrote an article for The Hill titled “Facts, not fear, will stop the pandemic.” In it, he outlines the detrimental impact of lockdown and why it’s not necessary.
Reflect On: Why is there such a large divide between so many doctors and scientists with regards to the response to the pandemic? Why is one side constantly ridiculed and censored by Big Tech companies? Should governments have the authority to mandate lockdowns?
Some of you are asking me to clarify how seemingly benign “love and light” New Age belief systems could possibly be damaging, especially to BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and disabled folks. So let’s unpack a few common New Age teachings (that I tried on years ago like a new sundress and discarded them after I realized how damaging and unempathic they could be). Forgive the length. I have a lot to say about this. Lest you think I have not also been guilty of drinking the Kool-Aid with these New Age beliefs and perpetrating some of the unempathic behaviors that tend to go along with them, I have been both traumatized by these teachings and probably have traumatized others as well.
Their finding, detailed in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers a promising alternative strategy for treating hypertension, a condition in which blood pressure levels stay high over a long period.
(Natural News) Anxiety comes in many forms. It can cause worry, unease, fear or panic. Severe forms of anxiety, or anxiety disorders, are among the most common and pervasive mental health problems in the United States today. Anxiety disorders include panic disorders and phobias.
Common treatment options for anxiety disorders include therapy, medication or a combination of both. However, there is significant scientific evidence suggesting that the following supplements and herbal remedies can safely and effectively relieve the symptoms of anxiety. →
It has been known for several decades that gut health appears to have an effect on mental health and brain health – the so-called gut-brain axis. For example, autoimmune diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease have been linked with mood disorders, anxiety and depression. However, the precise mechanism by which the gut-brain axis functions has been largely unknown – but now, new research is starting to shed light on this matter. →
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids are incredibly important fats that have powerful benefits that support various bodily functions. These fats are lauded for their ability to significantly boost heart health — particularly as fish oil supplements. According to the American Heart Association, healthy adults are recommended to eat at leasttwo servings of fishper week, with fatty fish high in Omega-3s like salmon and tuna being priority foods. However, fish oil supplements are found to share similar benefits for heart health, cancer and fatty liver disease. Now, new evidence suggests that Omega-3 oils can have a beneficial effect on human cognition and mood. →
(Collective-Evolution) Are you stressed, frustrated, feeling down, anxious, having a hard time sleeping? Then look no further, the remedy you’ve been awaiting is here to soothe and comfort you, to bring relief, calmness, and happiness. And the best part? It’s absolutely free and available to all whenever you want it. If you didn’t already know, or just need a refresher, I’m talking about the great outdoors. Here is a new study that has actually put a dollar value on the improvement in well-being simply from visiting the park. →