(Natural News) Gut bacteria might hold the key to alleviating anxiety, depression, and possibly even post-traumatic stress disorder. The latest research suggests that the health of the gut exerts a considerable effect on the brain and mood of a person.
Conducted by McMaster University researchers in Ontario, Canada, the study investigated the potential influence of the gut microbiome on mental health. They found that there is a connection between gut health and how the body reacts to very anxious scenarios.
Depression is one of the most widely diagnosed conditions of our time, with over 3 million cases in the U.S. every year, and 350 million believed affected worldwide.1 Conventional medicine considers antidepressant drugs first-line treatments, including the newly approved injected postpartum drug costing $34,000 a treatment, to the tune of a 16 billion dollars in global sales by 2023. Despite their widespread use, these drugs are fraught with a battery of serious side effects, including suicidal ideation and completion — the last two things you would hope to see in a condition that already has suicidality as a co-morbidity. For this reason alone, natural, safe, and effective alternatives are needed more than ever before.
What if you could protect your physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing with all-natural, easy to use herbal remedies? According to plant medicine pioneer David Crow, there’s a vast “pharmacopeia” of protective plants and essential oils which can do exactly that – and he can show you how.…
(Natural News) Bill Gates recently disclosed that his father has Alzheimer’s disease. Gates also announced that his father’s illness inspired him to donate a staggering $100 million towards Alzheimer’s disease research. But, as is typical of Bill Gates, his motives are not as altruistic as they may seem. The billionaire businessman admits that his donations are driven by the fear that he too will one day struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.
March 28, 2019 by: Isabelle Z.
(Natural News) We’ve come to expect questionable behavior by the Chinese government, so it’s not surprising to learn that they had a hand in a recent project that saw monkeys being cloned and gene edited to show symptoms of mental illnesses. In the concerning experiment, Chinese scientists used CRISPR/Cas 9 technology to remove the BMAL1 gene from healthy embryos. All of the five macaques used in the project were born with identical genes including the mutation.
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?