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Tryptophan for Depression? What about 5-HTP?

Tryptophan, Depression and Sleep

Tryptophan is most known for causing “Turkey coma” on Thanksgiving Day, but you’ve probably seen it sold in drug stores as a potential cure for depression. Can Tryptophan cure or help with depression? Let’s take a look at the evidence…, but basics first. What is Tryptophan? Tryptophan is an essential amino acid, which means that […]

All the Reasons You are Fat & The Answer to “I’m doing Everything Right, so Why Am I Not Losing Weight?”

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In June of this year, and after much debate, the American Medical Association labeled obesity a “disease.”   As soon as I read about the AMA’s decision, I posted the news to the Blooming Wellness Facebook page  and asked people what they thought.  Some agreed with the AMA’s new label, however others were quite upset and […]

If You Sleep Bad, You will Get Sick, Depressed and Stressed: Here are Ways to Sleep Better:

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  If you’re not sleeping, you’ll get sick. It’s that simple. Continue reading to discover tips for helping you get a great night’s sleep.According to the Harvard Medical School’s published Mental Health Letter, 50-80 percent of psychiatric patients suffer from sleep disturbances, compared to 10-18 percent of the normal population.  Traditionally, sleep disturbances are regarded as […]

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