Tag: anxiety

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Pregnenolone (P5) blocks stress-induced anxiety, hypertension and cocaine cravings

A great new study, and with humans too! As the study aptly demonstrates, the primary driver of…

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Human study – vitamin B6 may relieve anxiety and depression

Vitamin B6 is perhaps one of the most underrated B vitamins. While it attracted a lot of…

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Just a week-long break from social media alleviates anxiety and depression

I don’t think this study will come as a surprise to my readers, but it still helps…

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Serotonin (and SSRI drugs) can cause anxiety and PTSD

Yet another great study exposing just how much of a “happy hormone” serotonin really is. As usual,…

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Meditation can worsen mental health, even cause clinical psychiatric issues

I have always been ambivalent in regards to meditation, mostly due to its teachings that many perceived…

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The social fabric in Western countries may be unraveling

In one of Peat’s recent newsletters he mentioned that there is an epidemic of mental disease in…

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Hypothyroidism can cause anxiety, panic attacks and other mental issues

One of the few studies that is at least attempting to frame mental health issues in terms…

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Prenatal stress ups serotonin, which causes autism and mental disease in offspring

Another good study, which not only corroborates the causative role of elevated serotonin in a number of…

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Elevated serotonin may cause schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

The study and even the popular press article are fairly technical so I won’t go into the…

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A third of Americans show signs of clinical anxiety, depression

The news about deteriorating health of the population just keep piling on. The latest one below shows…