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  1. Can Probiotics Protect Against Stress?

    Can Probiotics Protect Against Stress?

    A new study adds to growing evidence confirming that probiotics can protect against stress. Researchers are studying the application of a type of good bacteria that, if successful in human trials, may result in a probiotic-based immunization to battle mood disorders such as anxiety, depression and posttraumatic stress disorder. The Complex Link Between Gut Health and Mental Health Over time...
  2. How to Recognize the Telltale Signs of Burnout Before it's Too Late

    How to Recognize the Telltale Signs of Burnout Before it's Too Late

    Modern people may not be fighting lions and tigers, but we are under more stress than ever. From job-related stress to long commutes to balancing the demands of family and personal life, many just have too much on their plate. According to many psychologists, this is leading to a disorder known as burn out, which can have dire consequences for...
  3. Magnesium Benefits for Men Not Limited to Heart Health

    Magnesium Benefits for Men Not Limited to Heart Health

    Modern food tends to be over-processed and depleted of many of the nutrients we need for optimal health. Not too long ago, people focused on both getting enough calories and sufficient amounts of important vitamins; dietary deficiencies were mainly seen in people who were underfed or people living in extreme circumstances. Although people in the West now get plenty of calories...
  4. The Healing Effect of Probiotics for Anxiety, Stress and Mood

    The Healing Effect of Probiotics for Anxiety, Stress and Mood

    Recent research on the gut-brain axis suggests that taking probiotics for anxiety and other mood concerns may be an effective choice. Anxiety and stress are ubiquitous in the modern world. While many people rely on coping mechanisms that allow them to deal effectively with this stress, the core problem remains. Stress in daily life is so common and so severe...
  5. Melatonin for Anxiety: Promising New Applications for a Familiar Sleep Supplement

    Melatonin for Anxiety: Promising New Applications for a Familiar Sleep Supplement

    Many people all over the world take melatonin to help them sleep. However, new research suggests that some may benefit from taking melatonin for anxiety as well. Around one in five adults suffer from anxiety. While certain types of therapy and medications such as SSRIs can help, many people struggle to manage their symptoms. The loss of daily function and...
  6. New Research Expands Our Knowledge About the Benefits of Prebiotics

    New Research Expands Our Knowledge About the Benefits of Prebiotics

    Could the benefits of prebiotics extend far beyond gut health? New research suggests that these supplements may have more beneficial effects on our health than previously known. If you're like millions of Americans, you've probably already taken your daily probiotic. The benefits of these tiny capsules of bacteria have been known for years. Recently, many people have begun taking prebiotics...

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