Introduction Understanding hormones and their impact on mental health is increasingly important. Hormones are our body’s internal messengers, regulating our physiological functions and behaviours such as appetite, sleep, stress, growth, and mood. Studies corroborate that hormone fluctuations can directly impact… Read More »The Impact of Hormone Imbalance on Mental Health
Struggling with your mood? Check out all of our blog posts that are related to natural ways to improve mood, anger, happiness and more.
Are your coping mechanisms maxed out? As a population, we are overwhelmed with too many demands on our time. Only you know what is stressing you out. Maybe it’s your family, your boss, finances, job security, or school. Whatever it… Read More »How to Cope With Stress to Relieve Your Anxiety
The Production and Function of Key Anti-Anxiety Neurotransmitters There are many factors that are involved in healthy brain function and that may therefore affect anxiety: The regular production of neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, and GABA The normal function of… Read More »Anxiety and Your Brain
There are several aspects of your diet that may affect your anxiety. A high-fat diet or a high carbohydrate diet can lead to an unbalanced gut microbiome and mineral deficiencies. Because there is a vital connection between our gut and… Read More »Is What You Eat Contributing to Your Anxiety?
Hormones can have a massive impact on anxiety. Women may notice a correlation between their stress and anxiety level and pivotal points of their menstrual cycle. Hormonal levels impact anxiety in a few ways: Normal levels of the “love” hormone… Read More »Hormonal Imbalance Worsens Anxiety
Anger or Irritability Ruining Your Relationships? By Dr. Pamela Frank, BSc(Hons), ND Cranky, angry, irritable, short-tempered, call it what you will but it’s not necessarily just your personality, in fact, most often it’s not. There are real physical explanations as… Read More »Anger Management
Suffering from Morning Sluggishness or Feeling Tired? Assuming you have had at least 7 hours of good quality sleep, you shouldn’t wake up feeling tired each morning. If the quality of your sleep is poor, there are several factors that… Read More »Tired: Hitting the Snooze Button?
Mood Swings Teenagers are notorious for them, partners get themselves into trouble around PMS because of them and some folks have them because they just need a sandwich – right now! Let’s take a look at the root causes of mood… Read More »What Can You Do About Mood Swings?