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Depression

The holidays can be a time of wonder and magic, or they can be a time of sadness. Especially the first holiday after a loved one passes, after a year with many difficulties, or if the holidays have traditionally been hard. Support yourself through this time with D.S.A. MGRx. We often push through the holidays […]

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Are You At Risk for SAD?

December 10, 2018

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) are those depression like feelings that crop up during the darker fall and winter months. With less light, our circadian rhythm gets messed up, we get less Vitamin D, and we can feel down. But some people are more at risk than others—are you at risk? If you’re further north, at […]

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Keep Your Mood Up This Winter

November 27, 2018

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is likely starting to kick in for some people. As the days get shorter, many will find their moods starting to mirror the dark, cold, weather. It’s not just a romantic fallacy—there’s an actual reason. Less time in the sun means less Vitamin D, causing a drop not just in […]

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Studies are starting to peel back the ways that our gut bacteria (and skin bacteria, and other bacteria colonies) may impact not just our health, but potentially who we are. If you enjoy exercise, creativity, or struggle with depression, it might actually be the bacteria. A new preliminary study is taking the causation a bit […]

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Whether you’re going through a valley or just need a mental boost against the everyday stressors, researchers have figured out a way to boost your mood that may be even better (and certainly easier!) than moderate exercise: taking a bath. Relaxing in a bath twice a week, according to new research, was faster, better, and […]

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