For years natural advocates like Mike Adams and others, has been warning about the toxic effects modern pesticides have on the human body, especially the brain. Now, new research has proven (yet again): Pesticides are actually more neurotoxic than ‘mainstream’ scientists have believed.
Without doubt, there is one aspect of modern society that’s directly contributing to the upward spike in mental health problems among our youth, and that’s social media sites like Instagram writes Dr. Max, the Mind Doctor.
Antibiotic treatment during late pregnancy and early childhood spurred aggression and long-term behavioral changes in animal models, a recent study showed. Do these same results apply to human children?
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.
A recent study shows that people who visit parks for 30 minutes or more each week are much less likely to have high blood pressure or poor mental health than those who don’t.