Neurotransmitters Play a Role in Mental Health

What are Neurotransmitters? Neurotransmitters are brain chemicals that allow our neurons to communicate with each other throughout the brain and body. They are essential in the firing of synapses and neurons. They work to balance and regulate many aspects of mental health. Some of these aspects include mood regulation, sleep patterns, hormones, energy levels, alertness, and […]

How to be Your Best with Epigenetics

Epigenetics Epigenetics is any process that alters gene activity and expression without changing the DNA sequence. There are different types of epigenetic processes. Some of the major ones include methylation, acetylation, phosphorylation, ubiquitylation, and sumolyation. It is likely that other processes will be revealed as research and studies proceed. Epigenetic processes are natural and essential […]

Alternative Mental Health

All About Alternative Medicine Alternative mental health includes alternative and integrative medicine. Anything that comes from nature aims at healing and can help with illness. Such as vitamin therapy, herbal remedies, homeopathic medicine, specific diets, exercise, and more. For every human illness, somewhere in the world, there exists a plant which is the cure. – […]

Conventional Medicine for Mental Health

Conventional Medicine Conventional medicine for mental health has extended our lifespan and our thinking about mental illnesses. We can now treat disease and mental illness more effectively. Hippocrates is considered to be the father of modern medicine. He described many diseases, including mental illness, and their treatment. Modern medicine encompasses the relief of pain and […]

What You Need to Know About Mental Illness

What is Mental Illness? Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — these are disorders that affect your mood, thinking, and behavior. Some classical, mainstream examples of mental illness diagnoses include Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Eating Disorders, and Parkinson’s disease. These conditions have to interfere with daily functioning and the ability to […]

The Dread of Anxiety Disorder

Do You Have Fear From Anxiety? Anxiety disorders are the most common and prescribed mental illness in the United States. Anxiety refers to a specific group of mental disorders that involve extreme fear, nervousness, worry, apprehension, and panic. The National prevalence data indicate that approximately 40 million people experience some sort of anxiety disorder, in America, in just one year. Let’s continue […]

About Remedies for Mental Health

Remedies Mental health remedies are those that have had studies conducted on their efficiency for specific mental health conditions. They are applicable for overall mental health and specific conditions as well. Most of these remedies can be applied to anyone suffering from a mental health condition and can really help sufferers get back their healthy […]