Are Probiotics the New Stress Ball?

Life can get hectic—which means everyday stress is something most of us can relate to. But here’s something you may…

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Study Links Probiotics with Reduced Stress

Everyday stress can take a toll on our health, which is why many experts recommend stress-relieving activities such as yoga,…

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Stress Puts Men at Greater Risk for Depression

We often hear that men and women are “wired” differently, and those differences impact how we respond to certain situations.…

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Staying Active Eases Menopause Symptoms, Study Finds

There may be a simple way for women to lessen some of the unpleasant symptoms that come with menopause: researchers…

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Being in Nature Soothes the Brain

Writer—and city dweller—Florence Williams recently agreed to a unique experiment: she headed into the wilderness with cognitive psychologist Dr. David…

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Early Life Stress Affects Gut Microbes, May Lead to Anxiety & Depression

As scientists continue to explore the link between gut bacteria and mental health, Canadian researchers have discovered that stress in…

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Stress and Your Health: Two Studies

Often when we hear the word stress we think about things like a hectic day at work or an argument…

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Fermented Foods May Help Reduce Anxiety

Can adding more fermented foods to your diet benefit your mental health? It seems it might, say researchers from the…

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Sugar Cravings? Talk a Walk!

Benjamin Franklin once said nothing is certain except death and taxes. Obviously he forgot about sugar cravings. Despite doing everything…

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Research Points to Dietary Changes for a Healthy Gut

Among the more than 100 trillion bacteria swimming around in our bodies (mainly in the digestive tract), there are beneficial…

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Air Pollution May Affect Mental Health, Heart Health

Two reports featured in The British Medical Journal point to air pollution as a potential threat to mental health and…

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Kids & Diabetes: 4 Simple Tips for Parents

Because children as young as four years old have been seen with blood sugar problems (a precursor to type 2…

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