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5-HTP for Depression, Anxiety & Stress – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 86

5-HTP for Depression, Anxiety & Stress – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 86

5-HTP easily enters your brain and is quickly converted into serotonin. Serotonin is known as the ‘happiness molecule’ and is a very important neurotransmitter. This is why 5-HTP has been studied for its benefit for mood and overall brain health.

Study: Too Much Sugar During The Holiday Season May Lead to Depression

Study: Too Much Sugar During The Holiday Season May Lead to Depression

A new study suggests that eating added sugars can actually trigger metabolic, inflammatory and neurobiological processes tied to depressive illness. Here’s what that means for you during the holiday season, when so many foods are centered around sugar.

New Study: Resveratrol Opens Door for Treatments for Depression & Anxiety

New Study: Resveratrol Opens Door for Treatments for Depression & Anxiety

A new study has revealed that resveratrol displays anti-stress effects by blocking the expression of an enzyme related to the control of stress in the brain.

Is Exercise The Best Defense Against Depression and Heart Disease?

Is Exercise The Best Defense Against Depression and Heart Disease?

Photo by Form 679333 on Unsplash New research, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, explores the link between two conditions, finding that for many who suffer from depression, exercise is the best treatment that keeps both the mind and the body healthy. What is Depression? Depression […]

The Power of Sleep and How it Recharges the Body

The Power of Sleep and How it Recharges the Body

Photo by Jacob Townsend on Unsplash A good nights sleep is the key to all things healthy; everything from your focus to your digestion is impacted by your sleep routine. With our busy schedules, its hard to get the rest that helps us feel refreshed, […]

How Stress At Work Impairs Mental Health

How Stress At Work Impairs Mental Health

Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash Do you feel overwhelming stress at work? A new study published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry set out to research whether or not the intensity of a high-pressured work environment can lead to common mental health issues like anxiety […]