Lemon balm has a reputation for supporting good health and scientific studies have only served to reinforce the lemony-scented plant's reputation.
Some of the most impressive health benefits of lemon balm are its mental health benefits. Let's take a close look at three of them...
Three ways lemon balm enhances mental health
#1: Lemon balm calms the mind
People have been using lemon balm fo... ››› more
Have you ever noticed how fantastic you feel - mentally - when you're practising yoga mentally? That's because yoga is key to good mental health...
Yoga can help with psychological and emotional healing as well as resolving issues relating to self-confidence, family of origin, relationships and much more. Below are five ways in which yoga benefits your mental health.
Five ways in which yoga ... ››› more
When it comes to mental health problems like depression and anxiety, the chances of successful treatment are slim. Statistics reveal that up to 40% of depression patients don't respond to treatment, while just over 50% report only a partial response to therapy.
These dismal figures make us ask ourselves, “Could it be that we're thinking about - and therefore treating - mental health problems ... ››› more
Every woman experiences her menstrual cycle and PMS differently. While a lucky few may experience little to no discomfort during the days leading up to their period, others may experience the whole shebang - cramps, bloating, tender breasts, food cravings, fatigue plus mental health-related symptoms like mood swings, depression and anxiety.
You see, the hormones that regulate you menstrual cycl... ››› more
A body of past research has looked at the impact of mental health disorders like depression and anxiety on breast cancer. But the effect of such disorders on other types of cancer, like lung cancer, had yet to be studied up until now.
According to a study conducted by researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada, lung cancer patients with depression and anxiety are likely t... ››› more
The exact cause of psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and bipolar disorder is unknown. That said, it's fast becoming clear through research that many of these conditions are caused by a combination of biological, genetic, psychological and environmental factors. But that's not all...
According to a new Dutch study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychopharma... ››› more
Are you looking to boost your well-being by fighting depression, and preventing chronic disease?
According to a new study conducted by University College London researchers that was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, achieving this may be as easy as incorporating five essential habits into your life...
To find out what these five important “life skil... ››› more
It's normal for you to feel “off” - as if your brain just isn't functioning properly - from time to time. But if brain fog is something you experience regularly, it's time you seek out treatment!
Truth is, while brain fog seems to be increasingly common, it's not normal. The root cause is unknown, but experts agree that lifestyle choices like poor diet, lack of exercise, high stress levels ... ››› more
Depression, a medical condition that interferes with normal functioning and daily life, isn't a character flaw, sign of weakness or normal part of ageing. However, depression affects approximately 15% of adults over 60.
According to Brent Forester, MD, a geriatric psychiatrist at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts in the USA, depression is different in the elderly than in younger people,... ››› more
If you aren't familiar with how important the essential mineral, zinc is to your health, it's about time you find out. One of the top healing minerals out there, zinc is handy for everything from powering up your immune system and relieving digestive problems, to healing inflammatory skin conditions and fighting off mental health disorders.
If you're sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, op... ››› more
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