Study: How Magnesium Supplementation Could Help with Depression

Some research has shown that supplementing with magnesium may be an effective way to mitigate feelings of mild or moderate depression and anxiety.


Loneliness, Isolation Are Bigger Health Threats than Obesity

In meta-analysis of studies on loneliness and social isolation, researchers at Brigham Young University found that both increase the risk of early death.


Study Reveals Link Between Sugar and Depression (and Mental Disorders)

A link between sugar and depression? A study suggests that men (and women) with high sugar intake may be more prone to depression and other mood disorders.


Studies Suggest Yoga Helps Depression Sufferers Feel Better

Four studies presented to the nation’s largest group of psychologists show that yoga can improve depression symptoms and overcome unhealthy eating patterns.


Is Marijuana Good for Mental Health? It Just Might be, Review Says

Marijuana may be an effective treatment for depression, PTSD, anxiety, and serious drug addiction, but not psychotic disorders like bipolar disorder.


Survey: 42% of People Replaced Pharmaceuticals with Marijuana Compounds

The largest survey to date on cannabidiol (CBD) use shows nearly half of respondents were able to replace traditional treatments with the cannabis product.


Tai Chi Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Beat Insomnia, Depression

Tai chi is comparable to cognitive behavioral therapy for treating breast cancer survivors for insomnia and depression, a study shows.


Study Ties Regular Pot Use to Higher Risk of Psychosis in Teens

According to a study, teens who go from smoking marijuana occasionally to using it every week or every day, significantly increase their risk of psychosis.


Study: Birth Control Pills can Lower Women’s Quality of Life

A new study shows that birth control pills containing ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel lower women’s quality of life.


3 US Million Teens Per Year Suffer with Depression

The Center for Mental Health Services has released a report citing that 3 million teens in the United States suffer from depression each year.


Teen Live-Streams Suicide After Doubling Antidepressant Dose

A doctor recently doubled the dose of a dangerous antidepressant Naikin Venant, 14, was taking when she live-streamed her suicide in January.


FDA Ditches Black Box Warning for Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix

The FDA will allow Pfizer to remove the black box warning from its quit-smoking drug, Chantix, despite a long history of causing users mental health issues.


Improve Your Health by Doing This for 30 Minutes

Spending time in nature has been linked to better health in dozens of studies, but new research states the minimum amount of time you should spend outdoors.


Read What Happened When Healthy People Were Given Antidepressants

A new study of healthy people taking antidepressants shows that the drugs often significantly increase suicidal feelings in users.


DEA Decides NOT to Ban Kratom … For Now

On October 12, the DEA announced it would not ban kratom, an herb used as a natural medicine. Public comment on the ban will be open until December 1.


Kratom to Be Banned in 1 Week – Many Find the Decision in Haste and Error

Kratom will be banned as a Schedule I substance this next week, though many are opposed. How can it be proven that it has medicinal benefits?


If You Have Depression, Do Your Instagram Photos Show it?

Researchers have created a computer algorithm that can spot signs of depression in people’s Instagram accounts, based on their photos’ attributes.