Tag: mental health

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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6-Year-Old Gets Locked Up in Mental Institution for Throwing Temper Tantrum

By AnonWatcher 6-year-old Nicolas found himself escorted from his elementary school by police after he threw a temper tantrum. For the next 3 days, he was tormented and left in solitary confinement. In Jacksonville, Florida, a 6-year-old boy, Nicolas, was locked away in a psychiatric hospital for throwing a temper tantrum at school. Once reported, police took…

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New Study: Now 1 in 6 American Adults Takes Antidepressants or Other Psych Drugs

By Melissa Dykes The number used to be one in ten, but according to new data, one out of every six adult Americans is taking antidepressants or some other type of psychiatric drugs now. What that breaks down to is “Overall, 16.7 percent of 242 million U.S. adults reported filling one or more prescriptions for…

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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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Your Rhythm of Breathing Controls Emotional Judgement and Fear

By Joe Battaglia Air is necessary for life and it aids in healing, but proper breathing can do so much more. Full, free breathing is one of the most powerful keys to enhancing physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing. Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered for the first time that the rhythm of breathing creates electrical activity…

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Avoiding Existential Crisis and Spiritual Struggle Linked to Poor Mental Health

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Trying to answer the “big questions” of life and grappling with spiritual matters are things everyone typically goes through at some point. An existential crisis deals with questions of our existence – Why am I here? What is my purpose in life? Are we alone? Is there a God? What happens when you die? Are…

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First Major Clinical Trials Show Magic Mushrooms Heal Mental Illness like a “Surgical Intervention”

By Justin Gardner In June 2015 we reported on the re-emerging field of using psychedelics to treat mental illness, with psilocybin, in particular, showing great promise for chronic anxiety and depression. Western medicine began realizing its potential in the 1940s, but medical research was stamped out with the War on Drugs. Now, as the injustice…

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New Evidence On Why You Should Never Go To Bed Angry

By Andy Coghlan Don’t go to bed angry. Now there’s evidence for this proverb: it’s harder to suppress bad memories if you sleep on them. The discovery could reveal new ways to treat people who suffer from conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder, and reinforces an earlier idea that it is possible to suppress bad memories…

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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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