Tag: mental health

Study Shows: Magnesium May Work Better for Depression than Meds

Magnesium Puts Psychiatric Drugs to Shame for Depression

Magnesium instead of antidepressants?-Yes, please. Did you know that depression is one of the most widely diagnosed health problems today? Believe it or not, more than 3 million cases of depression in the US are diagnosed every year while 350 million people are believed to be affected worldwide. Antidepressants are […]

Having a Sister Is Good for Our Mental Health, Science Says

Having a Sister Is Good for Our Mental Health, Science Says

It turns out that sisters could teach each other a lot about conflict, empathy, resolution, and nurture. According to research, having sisters is very beneficial, even though it may be difficult to believe this when she’s borrowing your clothes for the 10th time. According to Alex Jensen, assistant professor in […]

Does Living in a City Really Mess with Our Mental Health?

How Living In A City Increases The Risk Of Mental Illness

Without doubt, cities are stimulating and vibrant places; however, their residents have mental diseases at higher rates than the gen population. For a long period of time, it has been known that the areas where we live and work influence our physical health and that we can be impacted negatively […]

Do Weighted Blankets Really Help with Depression & Anxiety?

Weighted Blankets Help with Depression, Insomnia & Anxiety

Weighted blankets are therapeutic type of blankets that are created to be heavier than regular blankets. Usually, they weigh somewhere between 4 and 30 pounds and contain natural materials or plastic beads. According to manufacturers, these blankets imitate the effects of deep touch pressure therapy and thus, increase the serotonin […]