Tag Archives: depression

Marijuana is medicine but it is not harmless medicine

Marijuana has many medicinal qualities but too much marijuana smoking has a major negative effect on the brain, causing cognitive decline, poor attention and memory, and decreased IQ. According to the American Psychological Association, toking the whacky weed at least … Continue reading

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Iodine deficiency causes eye problems:

The latest research puts eye trouble together with iodine deficiency. They eyes contain some of the most sensitive nerves and muscles in the whole body and troubles in the body often show up in the eyes first. Retinal diseases cause … Continue reading

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Antidepressant birth defects

The only thing sadder than having your doctor put you antidepressants would be finding out that those antidepressants causes birth defects in your child. It is not uncommon at all for doctors to put pregnant ladies on antidepressants – but … Continue reading

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Zinc is a natural antidepressant

The latest scientific news is that zinc is one of the most important essential elements in nutrition. An adult has up to three grams of zinc in their organs, tissues, bones, fluids, and cells. But, about half of the world’s … Continue reading

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Broke, overweight and depressed

Being broke, overweight and depressed sucks but a new study shows a way to fix two out of three of those problems. You might not get richer but you can lose weight and get happier! Duke University has helped severely … Continue reading

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Very potent natural pain relief

A very potent, natural pain killer: Kratom comes from a tree native to Southeast Asia and is in the same family as coffee. Leaves from the kratom tree have been used in herbal medicine for centuries. In a low dose, … Continue reading

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Slow healing is not right

Zinc is becoming more important by the day. Zinc is an essential trace element that is critical for metabolism. Now scientists have shown that zinc is critical for normal cell apoptosis – cell death. In the absence of zinc, cancer … Continue reading

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GABA for calming

The supplement GABA is anti-excitatory in that it helps your brainwaves flow in calm rhythms. GABA enhances normal sleep cycles, improves blood pressure and can also be an effective pain killer for back pain and arthritis. GABA also stimulates the … Continue reading

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How to take your tryptophan

 Tryptophan is a precursor to serotonin, which induces sleep and tranquility in the brain. Supplementing with tryptophan is a safe and cost-effective treatment for nervousness, insomnia, stress, depression and medically for Serotonin Deficiency Syndrome. The symptoms of a tryptophan shortage … Continue reading

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Vegetarians live longer – but…

Did you know that a strict vegetarian lifestyle can both save your life and wreck it? When you are ill, a drastic diet change can turn the tides on chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes, major depression and almost any other … Continue reading

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Antidepressants causing breast cancer

Want to hear something really sad? Maddening saddening? One of the more popular antidepressants, Paxil, can actually contribute to cancer in women. Paroxetine (AKA, Paxil) has an estrogenic effect that can promote the development and growth of breast tumors in … Continue reading

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Football withdrawals

Awww come on peeps; suck it up, would you? Believe it or not, after the final play of the Super Bowl, millions of people go into withdrawal from not being able to watch football for months – for real withdrawals. … Continue reading

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Blame for Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook, Newton, Adam Lanza, are all names that we will not soon forget. The real question: Why did this happen? The criminal investigation is still ongoing, but they aren’t looking for spent shell casings. The investigation is now about … Continue reading

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Prostate cancer treatment options

Prostate cancer is one of the most over-treated cancers in the US – right up there next to breast cancer over-treatment. According to a new Medscape Medical News article, the study published in the latest issue of Urology, treatments for … Continue reading

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Dumbphones

Smartphones could be Dumbphones for kids. Want to cause more stress and lower grades for you your child? Here’s how: Give them a Smartphone. It seems that cell phones are never out of reach of students no matter where they … Continue reading

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Nightshift consequences

Believe it or else: Work at night and disadvantage your children. When a parent works night hours, children have more behavioral problems, less cognitive ability in the form of language, reading and mathematics skills, and are more likely to be … Continue reading

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Folic acid is NOT folate

Your body uses folate for red blood cell production, protection against cancer, pulmonary diseases, osteoporosis, macular degeneration, depression, and Alzheimer’s disease. Folate also helps the body to metabolize proteins and produce DNA correctly. But here’s the kicker: Folic acid will … Continue reading

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Not so romantic drug side effects

30% of Americans on mood-enhancing drugs suffer from sexual side effects of these chemicals together with an 80% decreased ability to cry, get angry, worry or care about another person’s feelings. Couple these two facts together and watch the romance … Continue reading

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Against the grain

Grain in the brain! All carbs, including whole grains, are actually devastating to our brains. This medical fact tells us one more BIG reason why we are suffering a terrifying rate of increase in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia rates. Genetics … Continue reading

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Garbage in garbage out

GIGO: It doesn’t take a brainiac to see that what you eat affects how you feel and how you think. More and more scientific evidence shows the impact of diet on brain function, while identifying patterns of brain activity during … Continue reading

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