Mood & Anxiety

  • Hair breakage: 10 causes and ways to repair
    Many factors can cause hair breakage, including hair styling methods, products, diet, and stress. This article looks at common causes and how to treat dry, brittle, or broken hair.
  • How ketamine can change the brain to fight depression
    New research in mice pinpoints some of the key mechanisms that ketamine triggers in the brain to fight the symptoms and characteristics of depression.
  • Essential oils for neuropathic pain relief
    Neuropathy refers to conditions that damage or otherwise affect the nerves. A common symptom is pain. Some research suggests that aromatherapy with certain essential oils may help relieve neuropathic pain. Learn more here.
  • Caffeine content of different types of coffee
    Coffee is probably the most popular source of caffeine. The caffeine content of a cup of coffee can vary considerably depending on the brewing method, the type of bean, and the quantity of coffee grounds that a person uses. Learn how much caffeine different types and brands of coffee contain here.
  • Through my eyes: Living with anxiety and addiction
    The most memorable and joyous moments of my life are laced with a dark cloak of anxiety. Read about my journey to recovery from both anxiety and addiction.
  • Causes of morning nausea, aside from pregnancy
    Potential causes of nausea in the morning, aside from pregnancy, include low blood sugar, hunger, migraine, and dehydration. Learn more about the potential causes of nausea in the morning here.
  • Large study ties PTSD, acute stress to cardiovascular disease
    A large Swedish population study finds a robust link between stress-induced illness due to traumatic events and several types of cardiovascular disease.
  • How to stay healthy with a weak immune system
    People who have a weak immune system tend to get frequent, severe infections. Techniques and lifestyle changes that may help a person stay healthy include managing stress, getting enough sleep, and practicing proper hygiene. Learn more about how to stay healthy with a weak immune system here.
  • Can genetic variants predict depression risk in young people?
    A new way of determining the genetic risk of depression may help predict which children and adolescents are most likely to face mental health problems.
  • Scientists quash claims about single 'depression genes'
    After reviewing data on 620,000-plus people, scientists quash claims that a single or handful of genes can have a strong influence on risk of depression.
  • Mental health can impact memory decades later
    A new longitudinal cohort study has confirmed a link between experiencing mental health problems throughout adulthood and having poorer memory in midlife.
  • Can blocking a single protein tackle depression, obesity, and pain?
    New research finds that a 'highly selective inhibitor' of a single protein can relieve stress, diet-induced obesity, and improve mood in mice.
  • Can CBD help treat depression?
    Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound that comes from the cannabis plant. It is gaining popularity as a natural treatment for many mental health conditions, including depression. Learn more about CBD for depression here.
  • Can CBD help treat depression?
    Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound that comes from the cannabis plant. It is gaining popularity as a natural treatment for many mental health conditions, including depression. Learn more about CBD for depression here.
  • How to stop getting sick
    Some people find that they keep getting sick. Potential causes of frequent sickness include stress and lack of sleep. Lifestyle changes can help reduce the likelihood of a person becoming ill. Learn more about why some people keep getting sick and what to do about it here.