Scientists develop brain stimulation techniques using light therapy that offer mental health benefits

Current studies on brain science affirm that light can stimulate brain cells (neurons). This general field and technique is called optogenetics and scientists use it to better understand the neural connections, electrical impulses and chemical signals that occur in the brain. In 2019, Shuo Chen, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California in Berkeley received the Science … Continue reading Scientists develop brain stimulation techniques using light therapy that offer mental health benefits

Oral CBD found to reduce the severity of PTSD symptoms

A recent study by American researchers found that oral cannabidiol (CBD) offers significant clinical benefits for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is a mental health condition caused by a traumatic event, such as a serious accident, a natural disaster, war or combat, or violent physical assault. For their study, the researchers examined the effect of oral CBD … Continue reading Oral CBD found to reduce the severity of PTSD symptoms

Depressed mood, anxiety may also be symptoms of coronavirus infection – study

The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has addled both researchers and health workers alike. After it was first detected in Wuhan, China late last year, experts have seen it develop from a respiratory infection to a disease that causes multiple organ failure at its worst. Now, an international study suggests that COVID-19 may even impact the central nervous system, … Continue reading Depressed mood, anxiety may also be symptoms of coronavirus infection – study

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT): 5 Benefits & How to Do It!

Source: Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT): 5 Benefits & How to Do It! by Dr. Edward Group "I tap daily to release negative emotions and energy. It helps me stay grounded in the present moment," says Kate W., an emotional freedom techniques (EFT) tapping practitioner and teacher from San Francisco. "I’ve used EFT tapping for anxiety, healing, … Continue reading Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT): 5 Benefits & How to Do It!

How can you keep anxiety at bay? Experts suggest consuming more of these nutrients

More and more studies are coming to light that show the impact of food on mental health, particularly mental disorders like anxiety. Registered dietitian and functional medicine practitioner Ali Miller says that eating certain foods can counteract the harmful effects of anxiety and anxiety-related disorders. Food can affect mental health Miller notes that humans’ primal fight-or-flight instinct isn’t suited for modern stressors like deadlines … Continue reading How can you keep anxiety at bay? Experts suggest consuming more of these nutrients

3 Scientifically Proven Ways Meditation Boosts Your Immune System

Source: 3 Scientifically Proven Ways Meditation Boosts Your Immune System by Dr. Edward Group Did you know that you can naturally boost your body's ability to fight off harmful organisms and increase your body's resistance by simply meditating? I'm going to tell you how meditation and mindfulness training can do just that.I meditate daily, and I'm always trying … Continue reading 3 Scientifically Proven Ways Meditation Boosts Your Immune System

Wim Hof Breathing: 6 Benefits for Body & Mind

Source: Wim Hof Breathing: 6 Benefits for Body & Mind by Dr. Edward Group From running a marathon in the snow — barefoot— to climbing part of Mount Everest wearing shorts, Wim Hof, "The Iceman" is no stranger to the extreme. Hof, a Dutch athlete, trained himself to withstand very cold temperatures using a unique breathing … Continue reading Wim Hof Breathing: 6 Benefits for Body & Mind

The Very Best Foods & Nutrients for Healthy, Glowing Skin

Source: The Very Best Foods & Nutrients for Healthy, Glowing Skin by Dr. Edward Group What if the secret to clear, healthy, radiant skin isn’t found in a cream or serum, but rather in the food you eat? In fact, that is true! Whole foods contain nutrients that can get you glowing — naturally. Fruits and … Continue reading The Very Best Foods & Nutrients for Healthy, Glowing Skin

It’s okay to cry: Crying may have physiologically soothing effects, say scientists

Crying often indicates weakness or sadness in popular media, but according to a study, this emotional response may offer a particular benefit: Regulating your breathing after stressful situations. The aim of the study was to understand the functions of human crying and to determine if crying offered physiological benefits. The findings of the study were published in the journal Emotion. Is crying good for … Continue reading It’s okay to cry: Crying may have physiologically soothing effects, say scientists

A closer look at the effects of cannabidiol on psoriasis symptoms

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the 113 active ingredients in the Cannabis sativa plant, or marijuana. It has been studied for its medicinal effects on seizures, insomnia, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia and other neurological conditions. Some studies suggest that CBD also shows promise as a potential treatment for psoriasis. A recent investigation into the therapeutic effects of CBD found that … Continue reading A closer look at the effects of cannabidiol on psoriasis symptoms