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What Is Lavender Used For?

Lavender is a beautiful shrub with lavender flowers. Botanically it is known as Lavandula, which covers over 45 recognized species of the lavender plant. Lavender is in the mint family, and this fragrant shrub is cultivated across Asia, India, eastern...

Can Amino Acids Be Used to Treat Mental Health Disorders?

The connection between amino acids and mental health disorders is becoming increasingly clear. A team of researchers at the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation published findings in Nutrition Journal on the connection between nutrition and mental health that highlighted the variety of...

The Benefits of Colon Hydrotherapy

The practice of the colon hydrotherapy dates back thousands of years to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), ancient Egyptian medicine, and Ayurvedic traditions. Today, colon cleanses are referred to as colon hydrotherapy, colonic irrigations, or enemas. The term colon hydrotherapy is...

What Is Emotional Health and How to Improve It

Taking care of our bodies is often the focus when we think of our health. We concentrate on eating right, exercising regularly, and getting a good night’s rest. Having a strong body will definitely improve your energy and health, but...

Coping with Anxiety: Types, Symptoms and Treatments

Everyone gets anxious now and then. And while it’s perfectly normal to feel a little nervous about that big date or upcoming presentation at work, chronic, excessive anxiety can have a negative effect on your life. If you’re suffering from...

Mind-Body Connection: Do Our Thoughts Really Affect Our Health?

Seventy-five percent of every thought we think is negative, counterproductive, and works against us, according to research cited in the book A Better Way to Think by H. Norman Wright. That can’t be good for our health. Yet despite our...

Mindfulness Tools: Meditation for Anxiety and Depression

$210 billion. That’s the amount of money that depression cost the U.S. in 2015, according to a Scientific American article (the figure also accounts for the treatment of related conditions like anxiety disorders). That’s a lot of money. What’s more,...

Yoga and the Brain: How Yoga Can Boost GABA Levels

A good yoga class can leave you feeling relaxed, focused, and completely Zen. Practicing this 10,000-year-old form of exercise can increase your flexibility, muscle strength, and energy, but did you know downward-facing dog can positively affect your brain chemistry too?...

How Brain Chemicals Affect Your Emotions

Our brains are very intricate, splendid organs with a network of connections and pathways that work harmoniously together so we can think, feel, and react. Neurons within the brain control all that goes on in the body, helping us take...

Nutrition and Mental Health: How the Food You Eat Influences Mood and Emotion

You’ve probably heard the expression, “you are what you eat,” but can nutrition affect your mental health? Most definitely. Science is showing that eating healthy food not only benefits the physical body, but is excellent for the brain too. Since...

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