Thursday, October 19, 2017

Acetyl L-Carnitine Protects Brain Cells From Damaging Effects of Chronic Stress...

Chronic stress makes us worn-out, anxious, depressed, and according to a new study, causes damage to critical brain neurons. Researchers report that mice exposed...

Should We All Take a Bit of Lithium? (New York Times...

The idea of putting a mind-altering drug in the drinking water is the stuff of sci-fi, terrorist plots and totalitarian governments. Considering the outcry...

Anti-Anxiety Drugs, Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Risk of Death

Anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills have been linked to an increased risk of death, according to new research published in BMJ, the official journal...

‘Catastrophizing’ Again? Meet the Tiny Part of Your Brain That Imagines...

'Catastrophizing' is described by pscyhologists as cognitive distortion. If you tend to predict the worst case scenario and then leap to the conclusion that a catastrophe...

Controlling Stress and Anxiety Naturally

Hyla Cass, MD One of my patients, Ashley, is a 35-year-old real estate agent, single parent, and self-styled “soccer mom.” Ashley recently decided to take...