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#Psychedelic Treatment for #Depression

It’s no secret traditional anti-depressant drugs don’t work for everybody. Now medical research is revisiting the use of ayahuasca for the treatment of treatment-resistant depression. Ayahuasca is used as a traditional spiritual medicine in ceremonies in the Amazon. Back in the 1960s, … Continue reading

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Stigma of Mental Health and the Status Quo of Suicide

It’s not surprising that the rate of suicide has increased 30% between the years of 1999 and 2016. A curious coincidence is that the rates of depression and anxiety have risen alongside the suicide rate. Add to those statistics the … Continue reading

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Loneliness Breaks Hearts

Nowadays, more people live alone than ever. Those loners may consider taking in a housemate or a dog after they read the study that finds lonely people are at a greater risk of dying from heart disease. As luck would … Continue reading

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Third Type of Depression

A new study says that there is a third type of depression. Considering the two types of antidepressants treat an imbalance of serotonin or norepinephrine, it makes sense why so many people are left feeling defeated even after treatment for … Continue reading

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Why Is Suicide on the Rise?

In the wake of the untimely death of Anthony Bourdain– it’s difficult to ignore the reality of the rising rate of suicide in the United States. Can we point a finger add any factors giving rise to this misfortune? More … Continue reading

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Magnesium is a Superhero for Anxiety

Is it any wonder that 40% of Americans report being as anxious or more than they were a year ago? Only 20% of people say they have less anxiety than they did a year ago. For what reason can we … Continue reading

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The Melody of Less Anxiety

Music can have magical effects on our moods. Certain music can make us workout harder, add to our endurance, make us feel more aggressive, or calm us down. Researchers have found a way to take advantage of these mitigating effects … Continue reading

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Is Is Possible to Be Too Happy?

How happy is too happy?  It’s a well-known saying everything in moderation. This holds true for happiness, too. A man had a device implanted into his brain to stimulate happiness. Even with the capacity to make him as happy as happy … Continue reading

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What is Uber Worth to You?

Uber definitely has its benefits. You can do it whenever. It gives you a chance to see parts of your neighborhood you’ve never seen. You’re helping somebody out and they’re tossing you some gas money. You may learn something you … Continue reading

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Shame on the Stigma of Mental Health

We are a nation that is desensitized to the importance of mental health. We know it’s vital to our physical health to eat a balanced diet and exercise. Our body is our temple. Our brain is our global command center. … Continue reading

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