Researchers from the University of Vermont found magnesium eases depression without causing serious side effects. Some 61% of the study’s participants would use the supplements again.
Balancing activities like Tai Chi, yoga and meditation are touted for their ability to promote a sense of well-being and reduce stress, but is there more to it than meets the eye? While these exercises are known for being great ways to relax, new research has shown that their benefits extend far past the ephemeral.
Recent studies have shown that those who suffered from “psychological distress” had a 32% greater chance of cancer morbidity. Discover why St. John’s Wort plant is a powerhouse of health and a natural go-to substance for cancer prevention.
Taking antidepressants before and during pregnancy may raise the odds of autism spectrum disorder in children, a recent review showed. The study found that children born to mothers who took antidepressants during pregnancy had an 81% increased odds of developing autism.
According to the World Health Organization, depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability, affecting an estimated 322 million people worldwide, including over 16 million Americans. Rates of depression increased by 18% globally between 2005 and 2015. 11% over age 12 in the US are on antidepressant drugs.