Study: How Magnesium Supplementation Could Help with Depression

Sadly, depression is a common mental health condition that affects millions of people in Australia and around the world. However, there are many natural therapies for depression that give you back your power, as they are more preventive in nature and help your body to heal itself. One of these natural solutions for depression may […]

Study Reveals Link Between Sugar and Depression (and Mental Disorders)

A 30-year study published in Scientific Reports suggests that people who consume high amounts of sugar intake may be more likely to experience mental health problems, especially men. Further, the study reveals a link between sugar and depression, which should be intriguing to everyone given the amount of sugar Americans consume. [1] Nitty Gritty Study […]

Studies Suggest Yoga Helps Depression Sufferers Feel Better

Can the slow, gentle ebb and flow of yoga help people suffering with depression feel better and even overcome unhealthy eating habits? Four separate studies presented in August, 2017 at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association suggest that the answer is “Yes.” [1] Hatha Yoga In one study, led by psychologist Lindsey […]

Is Marijuana Good for Mental Health? It Just Might be, Review Says

The findings of an analysis published in the journal Clinical Psychology Review suggests that cannabis may potentially be an effective treatment for certain mental health disorders, and could even help people break free from serious drug addictions. [1] Access to marijuana is growing. Cannabis is currently legal in some form in 29 U.S. states. And even despite marijuana being […]

Survey: 42% of People Replaced Pharmaceuticals with Marijuana Compounds

In the largest survey to date on cannabidiol (CBD) usage, researchers found that nearly half of people using the products were able to quit using pharmaceutical drugs – something the pharmaceutical industry has long feared would happen. The Brightfield Group and HelloMD – an online community that brings together doctors and cannabis patients – surveyed […]

Tai Chi Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Beat Insomnia, Depression

There are few things worse than lying awake in bed, staring at the clock, knowing your alarm is going to go off in a few hours, and you’re still wide awake. Insomnia can be a never-ending cycle of constantly worrying yourself awake, night after night. A lack of sleep can make anyone feel terrible, emotionally […]

Study: Birth Control Pills can Lower Women’s Quality of Life

I’ll just come right out and say it: If you’re a woman who takes birth control pills and you feel like crap, it could be due to the medication. That’s according to researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. The study looked at how birth control affects well-being. The researchers concluded that hormonal contraceptives negatively impact […]

3 US Million Teens Per Year Suffer with Depression

The Center for Mental Health Services at the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a report citing that 3 million teens in the United States suffer from depression each year. The number of 12- to 17-year-olds suffering from depressive episodes has been steadily increasing in the past few years. The overall […]