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Fish Oil/ Omega 3s for Depression: The Evidence Both For & Against, Part 2

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In the last blog I explained the different theories for depression. They’re will probably be 20 more theories in 20 years, but that’s how research and science works.  What follows is a current comprehensive summary of the studies that support using omega-3 fatty acids for depression and the studies that don’t.  Before you go on,  […]

The Many Theories of Depression that You’ve Never Heard Of: How Omega Three Fatty Acids Might Help

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Part I: The Theories of Depression:  Major Depression is a chronic, disabling illness that affects millions of people worldwide. The World Health Organization predicts it will become the main cause of disability by the year 2020, for both developed and developing nations. Treating depression is expensive. It is estimated that depression will cost us 13.4 […]

Dr. Walsh, Nutritional Medicine Guru and Founder of the Walsh Research Institute: What is the Significance of Nutritional Therapies and Mental Disorders?

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        Can the right supplement combination improve mood? Today I’m posting an interview I conducted with Dr. William Walsh, nutritional medicine guru, author of Nutrient Power and founder and president of the Walsh Research Institute.  Dr. Walsh conducts physician training programs in advanced biochemical/nutrient therapies. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and […]

Vitamin D: An Interview with Dr. John Cannell, Founder of the Vitamin D Council

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 By: Erin Stair Since April is Autism Awareness Month, and since the Center for Disease Control just came out with the glaring statistic showing 1 in 50 kids are being diagnosed with autism, here’s an interview I  did with Vitamin D expert Dr. John Cannell.  I am also posting this interview, because it’s all about Vitamin D, […]

Teen Depression & Anxiety: Why Is the Teen Brain So Vulnerable? By Trevor McDonald

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Whenever we hear of extreme bullying that involved children or teens, we are outraged and rightfully so. As teen suicide rates are reaching alarming highs, this sensitive issue hits a collective nerve. But does bullying actually cause depression? What Causes Teen Depression and Anxiety? In truth, there is still a lot we don’t know about […]

Count Your Blessings for Better Health. No, Seriously, Do It.

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The blooming field of psychoneuroimmunology continues to shed light on how powerful the mind-body connection is and both the physical and mental benefits of being positive.  Researchers at the University of California, Riverside and Duke Medical Center are experimenting with treating depression with positive activity interventions ( PAIs).  Positive Activity interventions are intentional acts to increase […]

A New Study Shows Depression Linked To Asthma

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The Mind-Body Connection: Depression linked to Adult-Onset Asthma.  In a  study involving 31,848 African American women followed from 1999 to 2011, women who were depressed were 2.08 times as likely to develop asthma.  The risk of clinically depressed women developing asthma was higher in women being treated with antidepressants, women who smoked, women who were not […]

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