Vitamin B’s and their importance in relation to Brain Function – including suitable food sources, deficiency signs, and how they affect mental health

I am lucky with this topic as I can get a substantial start by referring to the course materials from my Nutritional Therapist Diploma Course, from The Health Sciences Academy.  Unless I list other sources, this is the main source of my information. As a first note, it is generally best to ensure you get…

Gut inflammation, possible longer term consequences, and some solutions

Ongoing inflammation of any sort, including gut issues, can cause other disease, as the immune system goes haywire trying to deal with the constant issue.  It then often starts to attack other parts of the body.  Inflammation is basically the response of the immune system to foreign invaders, toxins or cell injury, and is a…

Common anti-depressant types and how they work in the body and brain, plus some other possible treatments.

Anti-depressants work by balancing chemicals in your brain called neurotransmitters that affect mood and emotions. These depression medicines can help improve your mood, help you sleep better, and increase your appetite and concentration. Here are more details of some types and how they work in the body and brain.   1: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors…

Restoring gut balance can cure so many health issues including mental and emotional ones.

Modern research shows that your gut-health has a higher impact on your mental and psychological health than previously thought.  Hippocrates did say way back that “All disease starts in the gut”, but I suppose we forgot about that somewhere along the way in our abandoned acceptance of fast food and pharmaceuticals, both of which play…