Archives for Herbs & Supplements

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Train Your Brain to Get Happy

It seems as though every few months another book is published that purports to have discovered the ultimate cure for an unhappy life.  Some tout self-esteem, others Buddhism, and...
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Eating Disorders

Choosing the Right Diet

Starting a new weight-loss program can be intimidating. There are so many questions and so many different answers. With so much conflicting advice, it’s no wonder that people can...
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Homeopathy: Less Is More

Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician, developed homeopathy in the late eighteenth century. He did so because of his dissatisfaction with the conventional medicine of his time. Hahnemann suggested two...
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Attention Deficit Disorder

Caffeine’s Effect on ADHD Symptoms

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is now one of the most common children’s mental health conditions. It involves symptoms of inattention or impulsivity and hyperactivity that lead to behavioral...
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Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Most women have a variety of physical or emotional symptoms related to their monthly usuaperiods. Symptoms are usually present during the five days before their period and then disappear...
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Relaxation Tools for Health

Feeling keyed-up and stressed unfortunately is a common problem and can be the source of many health problems. Viruses in particular frequently are linked to stress in research studies....
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Herbs for Bipolar Disorder

There are a number of herbal remedies you can try for bipolar disorder (manic depression). Although the glossy, new veneer of today’s supplements may make them look attractive, it’s...
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Vitamins for Bipolar Disorder

Vitamins have not been proven effective in the treatment of bipolar disorder. They can, however, help treat certain symptoms related to bipolar disorder and help in your overall health...
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Minerals for Bipolar Disorder

Minerals, along with vitamins, are naturally occurring substances that are basic building blocks for the chemical processes that keep our bodies running. Most of them are needed in relatively...
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