mental health

Managing Depression as an Inflammatory Condition

Managing Depression as an Inflammatory Condition Lylen Ferris, ND | March 17, 2021 Patients with major depression have been found to exhibit increased peripheral blood inflammatory biomarkers, including inflammatory cytokines. Cytokines have been shown to access the brain and interact with virtually every pathophysiologic domain known to be involved in depression, including neurotransmitter synthesis and metabolism, neuroendocrine function, and neural plasticity. A […]

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This Mineral Is Probably Making Your Chronic Stress and Anxiety Worse

I suffered from anxiety for years. It runs in my family. Many of my cousins, aunts, uncles and grandparents suffer from anxiety and depression and have relied on alcohol, nicotine, and anti-depressant and anti-anxiety medication to manage it. I didn’t want to go down that path, so I’ve sought out other treatments for years. Unfortunately,

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20 Nutrient Deficiencies Proven to Cause Depression

PRACTICAL BRAIN AND MENTAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS 20 Nutrient Deficiencies Proven to Cause Depression January 18, 2021 Jordan Fallis https://www.optimallivingdynamics.com/blog/nutrient-deficiencies-depression Being depressed doesn’t mean you’re weak. It’s not a defect in your personality. As I’m sure you know, it’s often caused by physiological changes in your body and brain. So you need to think of it like

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