Tag Archives: Mental Health

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L-Tryptophan the Obesity, Depression & ADD Silver Bullet Solution?

What is dietary Tryptophan and how can it help you lose weight and reduce anxiety? It is one of the 8 essential amino acids our bodies require to function correctly. It is found naturally in varying degrees within food we eat, such as red meat, milk, eggs, turkey, bananas and chocolate, etc. How does Tryptophan work to produce benefits for our bodies that could promote natural weight loss, reduce anxiety, increase happiness, remove depression, and (more…)

How did They Live Past 116

Healthy relationships contribute to long life spans Updated:  22 December 2018 How do average people live well past 100 years of age and significantly longer with a  95 year average lifespan? Does it have anything to do with genetics, environment, habit, diet, exercise or something more or absent thereof? First let’s examine some of the longest living centurion biographies on record. And after reviewing these biographies, we’ll connect the dots to make a correlation to their longevity lifestyle secrets. (more…)

Personality Disorders, Treatment and Homeless Connection

Maintaining a healthy relationships is challenging enough under the best circumstances. A personality disorder  exponentially multiplies the risk of relational loss. Updated:  14 October 2018, by Marc Woodard Personality disorders (PD) are long-term chronic patterns of erratic behavior that will likely require a lifetime of care.  Often this is a result of people who don’t seek behavioral therapy and drug intervention early on. Or are misdiagnosed and treated irrelevantly.  Or don’t comply with prescribed treatment program(s). (more…)

Alzheimer’s Disease Contributing Factors

Do processed and cooked foods have any connection to this disease? Updated:  20 July 2018 Why is Alzheimer’s disease the 4th leading cause of death among our elderly, only behind heart disease, cancer and stroke? It also happens to be the 3d most common mineral element on the planet we’re exposed to with frequency. The World Health Organization to include many other research teams has determined there’s a correlation with aluminum and elderly mental health risk (more…)

Epidemiology Provides Ill-Health Prevention & Centurion Wisdom

    In a nut shell, epidemiology is the study of illness and disease affecting a population’s health.  It is also an applied science specific to the incidence of disease in populations as opposed to the individual.  I believe basic knowledge of this highly specialized job can provide individuals with a better understanding in prevention of disease and relative-timely medical referrals for ill-health conditions.  My point is if we could learn how to use specific data (more…)

Fibromyalgia Relief an Unexplained Pain Disorder

Unexplained pain disorder  is commonly labeled as fibromyalgia.” However, the worse thing about unexplained pain depression is not knowing where the pain disorder originates and how to effectively alleviate, or remove the pain. So we seek medical help to resolve our pain disorder issues commonly treated with strong “mental health” prescription drugs. In this case, instead of “status quo” pychosomatic (mind-to-body) pain connection; a “not so well known” reversal of “undiagnosed (not medically substantiated)” neurological soft (more…)

What Is Dementia, Can Anything Be Done?

Our family has been blessed as we’ve not know dementia.  I’ll make a slight correction to this statement.  My grandmother before she passed at 92 years of age appeared to have had signatures of some form of dementia beginning in her eighties.  Dementia is defined as a cognitive function decline beyond what might be expected as normal aging.  It is a disease that destroys brain function within various centers of the brain by way of (more…)

Alleviate Depression

Q. I deal with depression on a daily basis and I’m not sure why I feel so negative.  I just don’t feel like doing anything and nothing really interests me anymore.  Do you have any recommendations on how I can be more positive about life and get out of this funk? A. Depression is a very tough mental health condition to control and manage on a daily basis, but for the majority that has mild (more…)