Category Archives: depression

IN BRIEF: Aromatherapy Validated In Korean Studies

IN BRIEF: Aromatherapy Validated In Korean Studies

Yes, aromatherapy can affect your body in healing ways: An article in Designs For Health [1], brought to my attention by Paul Vitiello,  includes numerous references to serious academic studies on the effect of aromatherapy on human physiology. In particular, a study published by the Korean Society of Nursing Science …Read the Rest

Overview of Fibromyalgia And Its Treatments (January 2012)

Overview of Fibromyalgia And Its Treatments (January 2012)

The Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)  is one of the diseases that were reputed to be all in your head.  Not any more, at least not  in the “imaginary” sense. This was particularly,  aggravating because it could be so painful. It is called a syndrome because it manifests itself in a similar …Read the Rest

Depression’s new approach:  Related to brain inflammation?

Depression’s new approach: Related to brain inflammation?

MND: An interesting new take on the causes of depression: Interaction between the an immune system on overdrive and the brain serotonin levels would cause inflamation. The author, James Baker Md , finds proof in the fact that SSRI medicines that increases the serotonin levels fight depression. MND:This seems like  just a …Read the Rest

Vitamin C as a mood elevator?

Vitamin C as a mood elevator?

MediNewsDigest: “Vitamin C Rapidly Improves Emotional State of Acutely Hospitalized Patients..” ScienceDaily. Actually, the study compared the possible anti-depressive effects of vitamin C and D. C won handily for this poulation of  hospitalized patients. Hold your horses: “…About one in five acute-care patients in our hospital have vitamin C levels …Read the Rest

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