Valerian Root for Sleep & Anxiety: 5 Calming Benefits Explained

Source: Valerian Root for Sleep & Anxiety: 5 Calming Benefits Explained by Dr. Edward Group A great night’s rest does wonders for the soul. Every night, thousands of body processes get to work, restoring your body and mind to a more healthful state. But when you can’t sleep? There’s an herb for that! Valerian root has a … Continue reading Valerian Root for Sleep & Anxiety: 5 Calming Benefits Explained

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Affectionate Moms with Depression May Epigenetically Buffer Their Child from Stress

Different environmental factors experienced by a child can undoubtedly impact their life in the long run. Whether they were born into poverty, lack access to education, or are surrounded by violence, these experiences have the ability to dramatically disrupt their lives if they’re without the right support system. But, could a mother’s exposure to stress … Continue reading Affectionate Moms with Depression May Epigenetically Buffer Their Child from Stress

Epigenetic Tags on Serotonin Transporter Gene Linked to Stress

METHYLATION OF SEROTONIN TRANSPORTER GENE IN SALIVA, BRAIN AND BLOOD DNA ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASES IN AMYGDALA ACTIVITY A new study offers an epigenetic explanation as to why some people are more reactive to stress or more vulnerable to disorders related to stress. A team of researchers at Duke University have found that methylation of a gene linked … Continue reading Epigenetic Tags on Serotonin Transporter Gene Linked to Stress

Hormonal Imbalance in Women: Top Causes & Home Remedies

Source: Hormonal Imbalance in Women: Top Causes & Home Remedies by Dr. Edward Group At certain times in a woman's life, hormonal fluctuation is expected — during puberty, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and menopause, for example. Other times, a hormonal imbalance may occur because of a stressful time in your life, lack of sleep, or even certain health conditions. … Continue reading Hormonal Imbalance in Women: Top Causes & Home Remedies

Valerian Root Benefits: How to Use Nature’s Wonder Root

Source: Valerian Root Benefits: How to Use Nature’s Wonder Root by Dr. Edward Group When Hippocrates had a headache, it's possible he enjoyed a nice steaming cup of valerian root tea. The ancient Greek physician was one of the first to describe the therapeutic benefits of valerian root. Since the early days in Greece and Rome, … Continue reading Valerian Root Benefits: How to Use Nature’s Wonder Root

Low Sex Drive in Women: 9 Causes & 7 Simple Solutions

Source: Low Sex Drive in Women: 9 Causes & 7 Simple Solutions by The Global Healing Center Team If you have trouble feeling "in the mood," you're not the only one. Low sex drive in women is one of the most commonly reported sexual problems.[1] Whether it's caused by pregnancy, menopause, stress, or fatigue, loss of libido … Continue reading Low Sex Drive in Women: 9 Causes & 7 Simple Solutions

Prenatal Maternal Stress Triggers Distinct DNA Methylation Signatures in Ice Storm Babies

The Quebec Ice Storm of 1998 was a devastating time that plunged more than 3 million Quebecers into frigid darkness without electricity for as long as 45 days. Now, more than 15 years later, researchers from McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health University are finding out that the length of time a pregnant woman … Continue reading Prenatal Maternal Stress Triggers Distinct DNA Methylation Signatures in Ice Storm Babies

Want to Age Gracefully? Here’s the 4-1-1

Source: Want to Age Gracefully? Here’s the 4-1-1 by Global Healing Center Team Everyone talks about aging gracefully but let's get serious. When your ears suddenly sprout hair, you leak a little every time you laugh, and you habitually adjust your television's volume control to a very, very loud setting, “grace" is not the first word that … Continue reading Want to Age Gracefully? Here’s the 4-1-1

A Father’s Stress Felt for Generations

New scientific research suggests that the negative effects of trauma can be inherited. Fathers may actually transfer the consequences of their early experiences to their children via an epigenetic process. Researchers report that mice that experienced stress early on passed down the negative consequences – depression, underestimation of risk, and upset of metabolism – to … Continue reading A Father’s Stress Felt for Generations

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Natural Remedies That Work

Source: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Natural Remedies That Work by Dr. Edward Group   We all feel tired, even exhausted, some of the time. But for some people, the exhaustion never lets up, and it comes along with physical discomfort, sleep issues, and trouble with memory and concentration. Anywhere from about 800,000 to 2.5 million Americans may have myalgic … Continue reading Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Natural Remedies That Work