ASHWAGANDHA: Wonder Herb Used in Ancient Ayurvedic Medicine Supports Mental Health
Ashwagandha is a wonder herb that has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine. It has phenomenal importance in the treatment of Mental Illness, especially for anxiety and stress relief, as an anti-depressant, for the treatment of mood disorders, as a neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory and in prevention of degenerative diseases. Ashwagandha ( botanically known as Withania … Continue reading ASHWAGANDHA: Wonder Herb Used in Ancient Ayurvedic Medicine Supports Mental Health
A Mental Disease by Any Other Name
For Frank Russell, reinterpreting his schizophrenia as shamanism helped his symptoms. By Susie Neilson Illustration by Richie Pope March 1, 2018 Read Full article at http://nautil.us/issue/58/self/a-mental-disease-by-any-other-name-rp Can schizophrenia and shamanism really be connected? This article chronicles one father's effort to help his schizophrenic son, and how meeting a shaman from the Dagara tribe of Burkina … Continue reading A Mental Disease by Any Other Name
SUGAR BLUES: SUGAR AND MENTAL HEALTH
Mental illness may be a myth and emotional disturbance can be merely the first symptom of the obvious inability of the human system to handle the stress of sugar dependency. A multitude of common physical and mental ailments are strongly linked to the consuming of ‘pure’, refined sugar. “The great confinement of the insane”, began in the late 17th century, after sugar consumption in Britain had zoomed in 200 years from a pinch or two in a barrel of beer, here and there, to more than two million pounds per year. By that time, physicians in London had begun to observe and record terminal physical signs and symptoms of the“sugar blues”.