Head Injuries and Genetic Changes

Anyone who is familiar with head injuries will be well aware of the physical, neurological, and behavioral changes that occur. However, a recent scientific study suggests some equally serious and not immediately obvious—but nonetheless harmful—changes …

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Five Ways to Heal From Stress and Depression

Ever been so stressed that you cry without reason? Researchers are studying the effects of stress and depression on people’s daily lives in the short and long-term. The results are surprising regarding how the body responds differently to short-term st …

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Hypnotism: An Ancient Technique for Making Your Care More Effective

Hypnotism is much more than what you see on the stage and television. It isn’t about making people do silly acts or deliberately controlling their minds. For thousands of years, hypnotherapy has been used for successfully correcting various health issu …

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The Secret To Boosting Your Happy Chemical Serotonin

What is it that makes you happy? The answer can differ from person to person. Interestingly, there is one common factor that can make everyone happy – boosting serotonin levels in your body. Also referred to as the happy chemical, this unique neurotran …

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Improve Cognitive Function Without Medication

The term ‘cognitive function’ refers to your intellectual activity, and includes aspects such as verbal function, learning, memory, attention span, working memory, and your executive function (ability to carry out tasks). At times, your brain function …

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Health Benefits of Cannabinoids – Part 1

Medical use of marijuana is widespread and recent research has shown the many potential and very real health benefits of cannabinoids. The cannabinoids related to health benefits being researched are not the THC-containing parts of marijuana. In fact, …

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Why Depression in Millennials is so Prevalent

More than nine million cases of depression are diagnosed in the US alone. Depression is a serious mental health disorder that can majorly disrupt your daily life. Behavioral and physical symptoms include altered moods, loss of interest in daily activit …

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Trans Fats and Increased Aggression

Trans fats are one of the biggest concerns in health circles. They’ve been linked to a variety of health problems and may cause diseases like heart disease and certain types of cancers. However, despite these health concerns, there’s little talk about …

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Benefits of Ketamine: A New Pinch Hitter for Depression? – Part 2

Read Part 1 The Benefits of Ketamine for the Neuroaffect Response The benefits of ketamine, whether through its NMDA receptor blocking, or through the metabolites it creates in the body when it is broken down, are partly due to its ability to affect th …

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Beyond Pleasure: The Health Benefits of Reading

If you’re already a lover of books, you don’t really need much else to motivate you to read. But if you’re starting to read less because you are getting more distracted online, or your life is getting too hectic, or for any other reason, there are bene …

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