Food for the brain: Review examines the link between diet and mental health

A review published in the journal European Neuropsychopharmacology shows that a person’s diet can improve or worsen his mental health, depending on the quality of the foods that he eats. European researchers arrived at this conclusion after reviewing past studies that examined the potential link between nutrition and mental health. The researchers found strong evidence that the Mediterranean diet, which is … Continue reading Food for the brain: Review examines the link between diet and mental health

1 in 3 COVID-19 survivors suffer neurological or mental disorders, new research reveals

One in three COVID-19 survivors has been diagnosed with a neurological or mental disorder within six months of infection. This is according to an observational study of over 230,000 patient health records. Published Tuesday, April 6, in The Lancet Psychiatry journal, the study also showed that COVID-19 survivors were far more likely to be diagnosed with conditions like anxiety and mood disorders than … Continue reading 1 in 3 COVID-19 survivors suffer neurological or mental disorders, new research reveals

Psychiatrist says the world is suffering from “mass delusional psychosis” because of pandemic

A psychiatrist has claimed that the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus pandemic has caused the world to suffer from “mass delusional psychosis.” Dr. Mark McDonald said the true public health crisis is not COVID-19 itself, but the fear of contracting it. He expressed concern that this “highly irrational” fear will have a lasting effect on children, since … Continue reading Psychiatrist says the world is suffering from “mass delusional psychosis” because of pandemic

Could vitamin D deficiency explain adolescent aggression? Researchers say yes

Vitamin D, the so-called “sunshine” vitamin, is most recognized for its role in bone formation and calcium absorption. But recent studies on this essential micronutrient are starting to shed light on its potential role in mental health. In a recent article published in the Journal of Nutrition, a team of scientists from the University of Michigan and the University of La … Continue reading Could vitamin D deficiency explain adolescent aggression? Researchers say yes

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

Zombie apocalypse: The coronavirus is now known to alter brain function and make some victims AGGRESSIVE and disoriented (NOT satire)

If you’ve seen the recent news about some coronavirus victims aggressively coughing on other people as a kind of assault (see link below), you know that something is very, very strange with this virus. Not only does it infect the nervous system and utterly destroy some people’s senses of smell and taste, we now know … Continue reading Zombie apocalypse: The coronavirus is now known to alter brain function and make some victims AGGRESSIVE and disoriented (NOT satire)

Vitamins, supplements and teas: Relieve anxiety naturally with these 16 home remedies

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

Green space makes you happy: A childhood spent in nature decreases risk of later depression

Taking a nice walk around a beautiful, quiet park can help ease your stress. But did you know that green spaces also offer long-term benefits for kids? According to a study, children who grow up playing in green spaces have a reduced risk of developing a mental disorder later in life. The study was published in the journal Proceedings … Continue reading Green space makes you happy: A childhood spent in nature decreases risk of later depression

Many mental illnesses are inflammation based: More and more science backs up a link between gut health and mental health

You may have heard before that your stomach is home to trillions of bacteria. These microorganisms help break down the food you eat and have a lot to do with the quality of your overall health. But did you know that the state of your gut can impact the state of your mind, and in turn may affect your mood? … Continue reading Many mental illnesses are inflammation based: More and more science backs up a link between gut health and mental health