Excess Stress Changes Marks on DNA and Could Epigenetically Harm Mental Health

An excess amount of the stress hormone, cortisol, in the body could impact epigenetic processes and boost one’s risk of experiencing psychological issues in the long run, reports a new study in Scientific Reports. People with anxiety, post-traumatic stress, depression and other stress-related disorders could be adjusting chemical tags on their DNA as a result of high … Continue reading Excess Stress Changes Marks on DNA and Could Epigenetically Harm Mental Health

DNA Methylation Study Provides Insight for Treating Brain Cancer

Receiving the diagnosis of a brain cancer is undoubtedly disastrous news that nobody wants to hear for themselves or their loved ones. Although significant advances have been made to understand and treat many cancers, the mortality rate remains high for cancers of the brain.  New research, however, may be shedding light on one form of … Continue reading DNA Methylation Study Provides Insight for Treating Brain Cancer

Do schools kill creativity? | Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.   Related Post Energy Medicine – Fundamental in Alzheimer’s Probiotics for Mental Health Epigenetics and environmental chemical exposures Report: Electromagnetic Pollution is Harmful to Mental Health

6 Nutrients That Fight Erectile Dysfunction

Sorry, guys: There's no miracle food to prevent erectile dysfunction. However, there is some evidence that certain foods may help."Evidence that foods can help with ED is probably related to a vascular connection," says Firouz Daneshgari, MD, professor and chairman of the department of urology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University … Continue reading 6 Nutrients That Fight Erectile Dysfunction

Does ADHD Exist?

Source: Does ADHD Exist? by Dr. Edward Group  Did you catch my entry about 6 toxic causes of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? In it, I mentioned that I’d look at the other side of the argument. Is this a true neurological disorder that needs life-long medical treatment, or is the ADHD diagnosis simply an overgeneralization of … Continue reading Does ADHD Exist?

US and China Caught Secretly Testing GMO Rice on Children

In the Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln described the government as “of the people, by the people, and for the people.” Unfortunately, like being treated with dignity at the airport, or expecting honest disclosure of the ingredients contained in the foods we eat, this has been reduced from words to live by into a soundbite of the ever … Continue reading US and China Caught Secretly Testing GMO Rice on Children

Nutritional Approaches to Mental Health

Source: Nutritional Approaches to Mental Health by Dr. Edward Group Food nourishes both the body and mind, offering the nutrition required for keeping the whole self energized and functioning at its best. You might, or might not, be surprised to learn that the brain is actually the first site that receives incoming nutrients. It makes sense, … Continue reading Nutritional Approaches to Mental Health

Antidepressants the new OPIOIDS? Tens of millions of Americans are taking them, and many can’t quit

According to CDC statistics, more than 64,000 Americans died from an opioid overdose in 2016.  As severe as it is, the opioid epidemic isn’t the only prescription drug problem plaguing America. Americans of all ages and walks of life are suffering from an anti-depressant crisis. Once started on prescription opioids or anti-depressants, many patients find relief from their symptoms of … Continue reading Antidepressants the new OPIOIDS? Tens of millions of Americans are taking them, and many can’t quit