In a paper published in the journal PLOS ONE, a group of researchers identified 157 microorganisms that may be essential for a healthy gut. These organisms form a “baseline biome” that may hint at what a normal human microbiome looks like. According to co-author Keith Crandall of George Washington University (GWU) this baseline microbial list, which they called GutFeelingKB, provides preliminary data that may be useful for future … Continue reading 157 Organisms form the “baseline biome” of a healthy gut, say researchers
Is work stressing you out? Is the fear of catching the Bill Gates/Fauci virus (Covid) freaking you out? Is your relationship, or lack thereof, stressing you right now? If you’re reading the wrong news, and watching TV, plus listening to some regulatory agency “talking heads” that get paid tens of millions of dollars for pushing toxic … Continue reading Nicotine, anxiety, depression, stress – What’s the formula for escaping the dopamine roller coaster?
Research into the benefits of CBD has ramped up in recent years, and one area that could be particularly valuable is its effects on mental health. One recent study by Brazilian researchers found that it can help address isolation-induced aggression, which is something that could be incredibly useful in the quarantine era. In the study, … Continue reading Scientists explain how CBD helps address “isolation-induced aggression”
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
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
Both adults and children are experiencing mental health problems for the first time as a result of being cooped up inside due to the COVID-19 lockdowns. Fears and worries over job insecurity, bereavement over COVID-19 deaths, the breakdown of relationships and the long periods of isolation are causing people to have psychotic episodes, mania, anxiety and depression. … Continue reading Long coronavirus lockdowns causing people’s mental health to rapidly DETERIORATE
Anxiety is linked to various mental and physical disorders, especially those caused by stress. Many natural therapies offer relief, but a recent study suggests that maintaining a healthy gut microbiota as a novel treatment for anxiety. In a review, a team of scientists from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China examined the relationship between the gut and anxiety … Continue reading Understanding the “gut-brain axis” – Can people with anxiety benefit from probiotic foods and supplements?
Scientists have long believed that bidirectional communication exists between the gut and the brain. In fact, evidence suggesting that the gut microbiota — the diverse community of microbes living in the human gut — interacts with the central nervous system (CNS) and influences brain function has increased over the years. Recent studies even propose that this happens via several … Continue reading Understanding the gut-brain axis: Can a probiotic help reduce stress levels?
Anxiety is a normal human emotion that can be triggered by imminent danger or the presence of threats. According to science, anxiety is part of the body’s fight-or-flight response and is integral to human survival. However, this useful emotion, when experienced at disproportionate levels, can turn into anxiety disorder, a medical condition. Anxiety disorder can cause excessive apprehension, fear, … Continue reading Vitamins, supplements and teas: Relieve anxiety naturally with these 16 home remedies
Taking hemp extract can bring significant benefits to mental and physical health. The extract contains cannabidiol (CBD), a natural substance that can provide stress relief to people, allowing it to serve as an alternative treatment for anxiety disorders. Four out of every five visits to healthcare professionals come from severe stress. Environmental, emotional, mental, and physical factors can increase stress to levels that disturb … Continue reading Can hemp extract with CBD boost your overall health and reduce stress levels?