Eating for mental health
Your dietary habits may actually have an impact on your mental health It has recently been suggested that dietary habits may be just as important for mental health as for heart health, longevity and overall physical health. Lately it is becoming clear that memory, learning abilities, cognition and mood can all be influenced by what we eat. Dietary modification may just be what the doctor ordered.
Wind and heat effects on mental health
This will blow your mind! Ever heard of the” winds of change” or of a “hot temper”? Wind and heat extremes or variations may literally have a negative influence on mental health.
Attention Hyperactivity Disorder, Adderall, and Ritalin
The entire field of Ritalin-related-drugs or amphetamines, were actually introduced in Germany during World War II. They were mainly used for pilots who had to stay awake for long periods of time and needed to be alert during flights. Nobody realized how monumental it would become in today’s society. After World War II, the progression of medicine in the field of Attention Deficit Disorder made headlines and Ritalin was introduced in America in 1956. The drug was successful in the United ...
A Dark Night for Depression
Emerging research on Depression management: “One night’s sleep deprivation” Sleep and depression, depression and sleep. The connection between these two subjects is widely researched. Many studies have evaluated the link between sleep and depression and most topics are related to the fact that depression may either be caused by sleep deprivation or that depression leads to imbalances in sleeping patterns. An interesting new experimental approach is starting to get more and more attention. It is now being argued that one night’s sleep ...
The Best Sleeping Medications
Melatonin is good when you need to sleep every now and then but the truth is if you take it every night it could lose potency. Melatonin is an over the counter pill. Rozerem is a prescription form of Melatonin and if you have trouble sleeping you might try Rozerem. Now, if you just have trouble sleeping every now and then, over the counter Melatonin will do just fine. The problem with Melatonin is that it is a naturally occurring ...