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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This Simple Activity Can Improve Your Mental Health

We know from previous studies that spending time in nature benefits our mental health by giving our brains a chance…

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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!

Despite doing everything right, many of us just can’t get through the day without those pesky sugar cravings getting in…

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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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Chamomile & Peppermint Anti-inflammatory Support

Serves: 3 (1-cup servings) Ingredients: 3 cups purified water 1 tbsp. dried chamomile 1 tbsp. dried peppermint Directions: Bring water…

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