Global Solutions to Seasonal Stress

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Ever think of running away to escape the stress of modern American life? The truth is—stress is not relegated to one country. We don’t live on a stress-free planet—especially during the holidays. People around the world are embracing the idea of dealing with stress through various, innovative methods. Take this stroll around the world to see if there are some …

Stress-Related Depression Meets its Match – Rhodiola

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The Study: Rhodiola rosea L. as a putative botanical antidepressant. BACKGROUND: Rhodiola rosea (R. rosea) is a botanical adaptogen with putative anti-stress and antidepressant properties. Evidence-based data supporting the effectiveness of R. rosea for depression in adults is limited, and therefore a comprehensive review of available animal and human studies suggesting a putative antidepressant action is warranted. PURPOSE: A review …

Magnificent Magnesium

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It’s tough to overestimate just how much we need magnesium. In fact, this important mineral plays a key role in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body. But there’s a good chance you’re not getting enough magnesium from your diet alone—and that makes supplementation essential. Fast Facts Up to 80 percent of the population may be magnesium deficient. This critical …

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Four Simple Mood Boosters for the New Year

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A new year is upon us! For some, January is a time of relaxation and renewal, providing a much-needed respite from the busy holiday schedule of the past few months. But for others, the crashing halt of “the most wonderful time of the year” can initiate a downward mental spiral that may result in stress, anxiety, and depression. When chronic …

Natural Antidotes for Stress and Anxiety

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Feeling stressed or anxious? You’re not the only one. In the United States, approximately 40 million Americans aged 18 and older report that they experience some degree of anxiety each year. The symptoms come in all shapes and forms and are as unique as the person affected by them. You may experience persistent worrying, headaches, and insomnia, while someone else’s …