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  1. Why You Should Always Take Vitamin B6 in the Morning

    Why You Should Always Take Vitamin B6 in the Morning

    Most people are aware of the importance of getting sufficient vitamins in our daily diet, whether from foods or from supplements. However, new research suggests that it is also important to get these critical nutrients at the correct time of day. This may be particularly important with vitamin B6, a vitamin that plays a key role in energy production. Could...
  2. Inflammation: The Missing Link Between Heart Disease and Depression

    Inflammation: The Missing Link Between Heart Disease and Depression

    Studies have found that people who suffer from depression are far more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who do not have this mental illness. Conversely, individuals who experience a cardiovascular event are more likely to develop depression. While it's difficult to say which condition may cause the other, the fact remains that there is a clear relationship between...
  3. Three Important Breakthroughs In Depression Research

    Three Important Breakthroughs In Depression Research

    Several depression research studies have linked this serious health condition to certain lifestyle habits and biological phenomena. Here, we will briefly touch on depression, as well as several important scientific studies that offer new insight into possible causes of depression and novel ways to minimize its deleterious effects. What is Depression? Depression encompasses more than merely feeling down or being...
  4. The Unlikely Connection Between Gut Bacteria and Mental Disorders

    The Unlikely Connection Between Gut Bacteria and Mental Disorders

    Could mental disorders like dementia be connected to gut bacteria? This seemingly unlikely correlation may not be so far-fetched: New research suggests that an imbalance of healthy gut bacteria could be one of the possible causes of dementia, a mental condition that primarily affects the elderly. Gut Bacteria and Dementia Defined The gut's microbiome is made up of trillions of...
  5. Optimism Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk

    Optimism Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk

    If you don't have diabetes, you likely know someone who does have it -- and you may even be at risk of developing the condition later in life. This is because diabetes is serious health concern that has become more common with the passage of time. When the Center for Disease Control started tracking the illness in 1958, they found...
  6. Effects of Depression and Anxiety on Physical Health

    Effects of Depression and Anxiety on Physical Health

    Millions of people deal with mental concerns such as depression and anxiety on a daily basis. A great deal of the research on these illnesses have focused on their effects on mental health and lifestyle. According to experts, they also can have a dramatic effect on physical health. In fact, the physical effects of depression and anxiety can be as...
  7. 7 Ways to Successfully Navigate Holiday Stress

    7 Ways to Successfully Navigate Holiday Stress

    The holiday season is supposed to be a time of joy, happiness and goodwill. However, the often unrealistic demands that accompany it can make it tough to keep the holiday spirit alive, fostering stress -- and even depression -- instead. Holiday stress can become overwhelming; when you feel it creeping in, it's a good idea to stop, regroup and reset...
  8. Tryptophan and Sleep: Does Eating Thanksgiving Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

    Tryptophan and Sleep: Does Eating Thanksgiving Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

    Thanksgiving is a time of giving thanks, of family and, most of all, of tradition. Although every American family has a unique way of celebrating this fall festival, most traditions have two things in common: turkey and rest. This has led to a widespread belief that turkey, or more precisely, tryptophan, an amino acid that turkey contains in large proportions...
  9. Increasing Prebiotics in Your Diet Improves Digestive Health, Sleep and More

    Increasing Prebiotics in Your Diet Improves Digestive Health, Sleep and More

    Confused about the difference between probiotics and prebiotics and how they work together? Here, we will take a brief look at what probiotics and prebiotics are, break down the differences between these important digestive helpers and learn how increasing the prebiotics in your diet not only improves digestion but also supports immune function, promotes sleep, lowers stress and provides many...
  10. Study Investigates Using Unique Formulation of 5-HTP and Tryptophan for Depression

    Study Investigates Using Unique Formulation of 5-HTP and Tryptophan for Depression

    Treating depression is one of the biggest challenges facing the field of modern primary care. Although we have treatments that can help, a cure remains elusive for millions of people suffering from this health disorder. According to new research on 5-HTP and tryptophan for depression, a unique formulation combining fast-release 5-HTP and timed-release L-tryptophan may help more people to get...

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