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Stay on Top of Winter Sadness

November 16, 2017

With the clocks moved back, night is coming on fast (or it feels like it), so it’s obvious the days are shorter. And they’re colder. If you’re outside less, exercising less, or just feeling down looking at darker, grayer skies, you might be feeling off. Then there’s the holidays, with Thanksgiving being “early” this year, […]

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Your gut bacteria are important, they hold influence on functions all over your body, and have been linked to everything from heart health, to mood, to immune function and inflammation, and more. Now, certain (lack of) bacteria may be indicative of PTSD. Trauma from childhood may be more likely to cause PTSD later in life, […]

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Lots of fruits and vegetables, healthy, whole grain carbs, lots of lean protein… it makes up a healthy diet, unless you’re under stress. In a study on mice, stress caused their gut bacteria to change, so that they treated even healthy food like high-fat foods. There’s a lot of health information in that one result […]

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Spending time with animals can help relax you and improve heart health, mental health, and more. But that’s if they’re friendly and healthy. For owners with sick pets, they’re more likely to develop depression and anxiety. Caretakers need a little love and consideration, too. First, clear your mind; make sure you’ve done everything you can […]

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When you seek help for a problem, it’s good to have already tried the basics (like turning it off and on again). For health problems (both physical and mental), start with the health basics, like nutrition, sleep, and exercise. Here’s a good example: Vitamin C seems pretty common. If you have a truly healthy diet, […]

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