Data suggests that folate may have modest benefits for helping to reduce symptoms of depression. It likely works best in those that are deficient and when taken for longer periods of time.
Creatine is a popular supplement for body-building for increasing muscle power. However, research over the last two decades suggests that it might have antidepressant effects as well.
Emotional Freedom Technique is a controversial mental health treatment that combines tapping acupuncture points with verbal statements to clear negative emotions and trauma. However, a large volume of research is starting to suggest potential benefits.
Antidepressant-induced sexual dysfunction is a common and concerning side effect of antidepressant medications. Fortunately, a number of natural treatments may have benefits for improving symptoms.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder can be challenging to treat. However, a number of natural options appear to have promise as stand-alone or combined treatment with medication.
Research suggests that chronic infections may lead to inflammation that can worsen mental health outcomes or even cause mental illness.
Understanding how breathing and stress interrelate is key for understanding how to use breath as a tool to relax.
Depression can be a challenging condition to treat. And some of the latest research suggests medications have poor efficacy. Recently, several herbs have emerged as having potential for improving depressive symptoms.
The introduction of Prozac and SSRI medications profoundly changed the treatment of depression. It's worth exploring the research to try and understand the efficacy and side effects of standard antidepressant medications.
Benzodiazepines, including Xanax and Valium are often prescribed for anxiety. Yet concerns for the use of these medications may be justified.
Alcoholism takes a devastating toll on individuals, families and this country. Standard treatments aren't always effective, so for this week, we explore some of the natural options that are starting to show some potential.