Category Archives: Mental Health


How to Prepare for Emotional Events When You Have Adrenal Fatigue

How to Prepare for Emotional Events When You Have Adrenal Fatigue

Learning how to care for yourself during stressful times or emotional events is key to your continued health and wellbeing. This is particularly true if you suffer from disorders like Adrenal Fatigue, which are triggered or exacerbated by both positive and negative stress. Everyone experiences emotional events on a regular basis—activities or days that cause […]

Inflammation and Mental Illness: The Lupus Connection

Inflammation and Mental Illness: The Lupus Connection

The redness and swelling that often characterizes inflammation is not just a local problem. It can occur throughout the entire body, even in the brain. Scientists believed that safeguards in the brain stopped the activation of faulty immune cells. However, recent studies have shown that those who are suffering from Lupus have immune systems that […]

Venting Therapy: How Losing Your Temper Can Be Good for You

Venting Therapy: How Losing Your Temper Can Be Good for You

Life can be demanding, and sometimes you just lose your temper and end up yelling at people, often for very small offenses. This is not an ideal situation, particularly because it can cause bad feelings and sometimes even result in violence. However, it isn’t all bad. When you do it in the right way, these […]

How Pink Noise Can Help You Get Great Sleep

How Pink Noise Can Help You Get Great Sleep

Many often downplay the importance of getting enough sleep. Sleep has a way of revitalizing the body, preparing it to face a new day and any situation that lies ahead. Sleep becomes even more important when the body is dealing with chronic stress and suffering from adrenal fatigue. This is why experts are constantly encouraging […]

PTSD and AFS: Is There a Connection?

PTSD and AFS: Is There a Connection?

Most people are familiar with PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Trauma in which you or a loved one are exposed to danger that may lead to serious harm or even death can have both immediate and long-term impacts. The immediate response to trauma, or acute stress, can lead to confusion, panic, amnesia, agitation, and other […]

How Sex Can Improve Your Brain Function

How Sex Can Improve Your Brain Function

As you age, it’s important to start thinking about how to maintain or even improve your brain function. People are living longer than ever, yet this increased longevity is often accompanied by mental degradation. For people who suffer from this problem as they get older, it severely decreases their quality of life. This can also […]

What Your Sense of Impending Doom Might Be Trying to Tell You

What Your Sense of Impending Doom Might Be Trying to Tell You

Have you ever felt that sense of impending doom? That feeling that something wasn’t right even when everything seemed normal? If you have, you may have ignored it or thought it was nothing more than a sign of stress. But this type of reaction might not be as sensible as it seems. In fact, according […]

Depression and Cardiac Health: A Disturbing Combination

Depression and Cardiac Health: A Disturbing Combination

Maybe the fairy tales are right—a broken heart is a tragedy. The American Heart Association certainly agrees. Recent studies have shown a strong connection between depression and cardiac health. The studies looked at two groups of cardiac patients at risk of depression and placed them into either the high-risk or low-risk category. Interestingly, those with […]

Neuroplasticity, Cognitive Health, and Your Gut Health – Part 2

Neuroplasticity, Cognitive Health, and Your Gut Health – Part 2

Read Part 1 Identifying Gut Permeability Before It’s Too Late There are clinical assessments that can help you prevent the development of autoimmunity, an overload of systemic bacterial toxins, or an increased barrier permeability in your gut to improve your cognitive health. Antibody levels First and foremost, interpreting your immunoglobulins can say a lot about […]

Neuroplasticity, Cognitive Health, and Your Gut Health – Part 1

Neuroplasticity, Cognitive Health, and Your Gut Health – Part 1

Cognitive Health and Leaky Gut: The Frightening Connection Whether you are sitting in class, trying to estimate your budget, or reminiscing with friends, you are using a good amount of brainpower. You use your mind constantly, and your well-being depends on nourishing it properly. Habits play a big role. One ice cream cone won’t cause […]

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