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Understanding Personal Boundaries and Quick Tips

What are Personal Boundaries? The limits and rules we set for ourselves and within relationships, to protect our well-being Knowing our limits in a given situation, knowing what’s acceptable to us,  and what isn’t Knowing our values Having self-respect, meaning acknowledging our needs, not just another person’s Having respect for others, not being self-serving Being [...]

Gut microbiome and Mental Health: How inflammation in the gut flora can affect your behavior

This article is a part of a series of four articles: “Gut Microbiome and Mental Health.” In this series, we will explore the scientific evidence that specifically points to the association of depression and mood disorders with gut microbiome dysbiosis. The gut microbiome is one of the most crucial components for healthy living and survival. [...]

Is the regular use of Melatonin safe and effective for treating insomnia?

Melatonin is a natural hormone primarily produced by the pineal gland in the brain. Although melatonin is associated with various essential functions within the body, it primarily affects the circadian rhythm. Melatonin regulates the internal 24-hour biological clock and maintains the sleep-wake cycle. In addition, it plays a significant role in the regulation of male [...]

The Reset button: how the circadian rhythm can be reprogrammed for essential health benefits

Every physiological function and bio-molecular process in the human body is strictly regulated by an intricate loop of molecular feedback mechanisms. Although every cell in the human body has the presence of a molecular clock, an autonomous master clock in the brain is responsible for regulated gene expression and physiological rhythms. This master clock in [...]

The Addiction Cycle and the distinctive brain regions that attribute to absolute chaos

Addiction is a chronic brain disease that can have a permanent impact on the brain even long after the cessation of the use of narcotic substances. The nature of such disruptions can be catastrophic at times and primarily affect three regions in the brain: the prefrontal cortex, the basal ganglia, and the extended amygdala. All [...]

Sleep deprivation and its association with amplified negative emotions

No matter where you are or what you do, escaping those one or two sleepless nights may seem inevitable! In fact, a latest study claims that 1 in 3 people in the United States does not get proper sleep. Although you may not find it concerning, an extended period of sleep deprivation can have severely [...]

Focusing on your significant other: ADHD interfering in marriages

Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can struggle with symptoms that interfere with having a happy marriage. Maintaining a happy marriage can be even more difficulty if both partners have ADHD. When most people think of ADHD, they think of children. A national parents survey in 2016 indicated that the estimated number of children ages 2 [...]

Postpartum Depression and Psychosis: The Monster that’s much more than just Baby Blues

has Postpartum depression (PPD) is not only a major global health concern but also the most ubiquitous complication associated with childbirth. According to a review published in 2005, 19% of the women in the United States were diagnosed annually with PPD. Another latest study claims that 1 in 7 women experience postpartum depression in the [...]

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