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Dietary Changes Now Proven to Effectively Treat Major Depression

By Alex Pietrowski More than 15 million Americans suffer from serious depression, and it is estimated that globally some 350 million people are struggling with the challenging mental disorder. While the causes of depression are varied and largely unidentifiable, since the 1950s the pharmaceutical industry has been developing a broad range of antidepressants, and it now estimated that…

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The Magic of Mushrooms Can Prevent Depression

By Karen Foster Bioactive compounds contained within an edible mushroom may delay or prevent the onset of neurological conditions like depression, investigations have concluded. Mushrooms are known for their immune system boosting properties as well as treatments for anxiety and anti-cancer capabilities. Mushrooms have been successfully used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years…

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Study Reveals Why LSD Trips are So Long and How it Can Treat Depression and Schizophrenia

By John Vibes For decades, scientific exploration into the realm of psychedelic drugs has been strictly forbidden by the US government. However, recently, as a result of constant pressure from civil rights groups, scientists are finally getting the opportunity to see what these drugs are all about. LSD has been a primary focus of recent…

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The Drugs May be the Problem – Inconvenient Truths About Big Pharma and the Psychiatric Industry

By Gary G. Kohls, MD, special guest to Natural Blaze “We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth… For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, I am willing to know the whole truth, to know the worst, and to provide for it.” — Patrick Henry (1775) “It would be…

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Stress, Depression and Anxiety Are All Alleviated By Probiotics

By Mae Chan Intestinal bacteria are the focus of intense research by scientists worldwide. They play a significant role in causing and preventing hundreds of diseases. According to a new systematic review and meta-analysis, probiotics have several advantageous effects on mental health by lessening the psychological symptoms of perceived stress, depression and anxiety. There are…

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4 Things You Should Know About Depression and Spiritual Illness

By Dylan Charles A shaman and spiritual healer once explained to me that in his culture, an indigenous rainforest tribe of Equatorial Western Africa, depression is something incomprehensible. It’s simply not something they can relate to; in fact, he told me, the first time Westerners described this malaise to the chiefs in their village, members…

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Psychological And Spiritual Benefits Of Psilocybin

By Wes Annac, Editor, Culture of Awareness & Openhearted Rebel Psilocybin, the natural hallucinogenic compound found in various species of psilocybin mushrooms, has been found to treat depression, anxiety, and other serious mental illnesses. As we’ll learn, extensive research into its benefits was lost by the 70s due to its classification as an illegal drug….

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Curcumin Reduces Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression Even In People With Major Depression

By Mae Chan Curcumin, the yellow pigment associated with the curry spice turmeric, has been found to be effective in reducing depressive and symptoms of anxiety even in people with major depressive disorders. Writing in the Journal of Affective Disorders, researchers from Australia said studies had supported the antidepressant effects of curcumin (from the spice…

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How Gut Microbes Control Our Minds

By Dr. Fahad Basheer, Natural Blaze The enteric nervous system (ENS) had been regarded as a digestive organ till; the remarkable discovery made by Michael Gershon that 90% of the body’s serotonin is located within the walls of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This ignited interests of various neuroscientists, including psychiatrists, about the GI nervous system…

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