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CBD for Anxiety and OCD

CBD for Anxiety and OCD: Tapping into the Cannabinoid Potential

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a chronic condition characterized by obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors. While further research is needed to determine if medical cannabis can be used to address the symptoms of anxiety and OCD, it remains a potential treatment that warrants attention. CBD, short for cannabidiol, is derived from hemp plants. It interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system,

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Homeopathy for OCD

Homeopathy for OCD: Tapping into the Holistic Approach

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a clinical mental health disorder marked by persistent, distressing thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors or mental rituals (compulsions). These obsessions and compulsions are performed to alleviate the anxiety associated with these obsessions.  It can affect both children and adults and is very much an internal condition of intrusive thoughts. Children with OCD often find it challenging

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A woman wearing a hat with her eyes closed, exploring the benefits of 5 herbs for mental health.

5 Herbs for Mental Health

Safety concerns about any side effects of many antidepressant medications have led to increased herbal psychopharmacology research. Additionally, a general trend toward natural solutions increases herbal remedy popularity. As such, more people seek effective alternatives or supplements to prescribed medications traditionally used as mental health therapies.  With that in mind, five herbs for mental health have research to support their

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9 Supplements for ADHD

9 Supplements for ADHD

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common behavior disorder diagnosed in children and is also a comorbid condition associated with a variety of disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, addiction, anxiety, depression, learning disability, etc. According to the CDC, ADHD diagnoses in the US are on the rise. “The percent of children 4-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD had previously increased, from 7.8% in 2003 to 9.5% in 2007 and to 11.0% in 2011-12.” These nine supplements for ADHD have research to support their efficacy and should be considered to reduce symptoms.

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Natural Remedies for Anxiety in Children

Natural Anxiety Relief for Kids

Does your child show signs of stress, worry, lack of self-confidence, fear, or other symptoms of anxiety? Well, your child isn’t alone. Research indicates that 8.3 percent of teens aged 13-18 have an Anxiety Disorder classifying as severe impairment range with the average onset age listed six-years-old. In the U.S., Anxiety Disorders are the most common mental illness, affecting 40 million adults age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year. There are science-backed methods that are also safe and natural ways to address anxiety. Tools such as supplements for anxiety, neurofeedback, biofeedback,, meditation and breath work can reduce and even eliminate symptoms such as physical symptoms, sleep problems, worry, focus problems, irritability, etc. A calm brain is the key to restoring one’s thinking, attention, and mood.

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Holistic Mental Health Treatment Methods

Holistic Mental Health Treatment Methods

Behavioral and mental health issues in teens and kids are unfortunately common, and understandably, can be a major source of stress and concern for parents. The good news is there are several holistic mental health treatment methods available that can help alleviate symptoms, improve overall wellness, and promote long-term healing. Holistic care is about more than just treating behavioral issues,

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5 Ways to Calm Your Limbic System

5 Ways to Calm Your Limbic System

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by stress, anxiety, or negative emotions that seem to take control of your life? Or maybe your child is emotionally reactive, angry or easily upset? An overactive limbic system often drives these feelings. The limbic system is that part of the brain regulating our emotional responses.  Julia struggled with anxiety her whole life, and as

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A group of children practicing yoga exercises to improve executive functioning skills.

13 Exercises to Improve Executive Functioning

Get up and get moving! Exercise is a great way to improve your behavior, and mood and revitalize the mind and body. There are many science-backed reasons why exercise helps boost your mood, increase focus, and reduce stress. Exercise reduces clinical mental health issues by improving brain chemistry and increasing feel-good neurotransmitters. It also increases blood flow to the frontal

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9 Ways Being Outside Improves Anxiety and Depression

9 Ways Being Outside Improves Anxiety and Depression

Nature is not only a wonderful source of inspiration, but it can also have a powerful influence on the mind and body. It is a constant source of calming sounds and movement, refreshing, and filled with natural beauty. The natural light, the fresh air, and the fascinating diversity of nature can calm a busy mind and heal you in the

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7 Integrative Wellness Treatments for PTSD

7 Integrative Wellness Treatments for PTSD

It improves detoxification and reduces inflammation. In the coming-of-age film “Perks of Being a Wallflower,” young Charlie fell into a depression, causing him to isolate and only interact with his family for company for a long-time. Alongside depression, Charlie was revealed to be experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder.  He experienced debilitating sadness and intrusive thoughts and everyday was hard for him. 

Read More »
CBD for Anxiety and OCD

CBD for Anxiety and OCD: Tapping into the Cannabinoid Potential

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a chronic condition characterized by obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors. While further research is needed to determine if medical cannabis can be used to address the symptoms of anxiety and OCD, it remains a potential treatment that warrants attention. CBD, short for cannabidiol, is derived from hemp plants. It interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system,

Read More »
Homeopathy for OCD

Homeopathy for OCD: Tapping into the Holistic Approach

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a clinical mental health disorder marked by persistent, distressing thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors or mental rituals (compulsions). These obsessions and compulsions are performed to alleviate the anxiety associated with these obsessions.  It can affect both children and adults and is very much an internal condition of intrusive thoughts. Children with OCD often find it challenging

Read More »
A woman wearing a hat with her eyes closed, exploring the benefits of 5 herbs for mental health.

5 Herbs for Mental Health

Safety concerns about any side effects of many antidepressant medications have led to increased herbal psychopharmacology research. Additionally, a general trend toward natural solutions increases herbal remedy popularity. As such, more people seek effective alternatives or supplements to prescribed medications traditionally used as mental health therapies.  With that in mind, five herbs for mental health have research to support their

Read More »
9 Supplements for ADHD

9 Supplements for ADHD

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common behavior disorder diagnosed in children and is also a comorbid condition associated with a variety of disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, addiction, anxiety, depression, learning disability, etc. According to the CDC, ADHD diagnoses in the US are on the rise. “The percent of children 4-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD had previously increased, from 7.8% in 2003 to 9.5% in 2007 and to 11.0% in 2011-12.” These nine supplements for ADHD have research to support their efficacy and should be considered to reduce symptoms.

Read More »
Natural Remedies for Anxiety in Children

Natural Anxiety Relief for Kids

Does your child show signs of stress, worry, lack of self-confidence, fear, or other symptoms of anxiety? Well, your child isn’t alone. Research indicates that 8.3 percent of teens aged 13-18 have an Anxiety Disorder classifying as severe impairment range with the average onset age listed six-years-old. In the U.S., Anxiety Disorders are the most common mental illness, affecting 40 million adults age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year. There are science-backed methods that are also safe and natural ways to address anxiety. Tools such as supplements for anxiety, neurofeedback, biofeedback,, meditation and breath work can reduce and even eliminate symptoms such as physical symptoms, sleep problems, worry, focus problems, irritability, etc. A calm brain is the key to restoring one’s thinking, attention, and mood.

Read More »
Holistic Mental Health Treatment Methods

Holistic Mental Health Treatment Methods

Behavioral and mental health issues in teens and kids are unfortunately common, and understandably, can be a major source of stress and concern for parents. The good news is there are several holistic mental health treatment methods available that can help alleviate symptoms, improve overall wellness, and promote long-term healing. Holistic care is about more than just treating behavioral issues,

Read More »
5 Ways to Calm Your Limbic System

5 Ways to Calm Your Limbic System

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by stress, anxiety, or negative emotions that seem to take control of your life? Or maybe your child is emotionally reactive, angry or easily upset? An overactive limbic system often drives these feelings. The limbic system is that part of the brain regulating our emotional responses.  Julia struggled with anxiety her whole life, and as

Read More »
A group of children practicing yoga exercises to improve executive functioning skills.

13 Exercises to Improve Executive Functioning

Get up and get moving! Exercise is a great way to improve your behavior, and mood and revitalize the mind and body. There are many science-backed reasons why exercise helps boost your mood, increase focus, and reduce stress. Exercise reduces clinical mental health issues by improving brain chemistry and increasing feel-good neurotransmitters. It also increases blood flow to the frontal

Read More »
9 Ways Being Outside Improves Anxiety and Depression

9 Ways Being Outside Improves Anxiety and Depression

Nature is not only a wonderful source of inspiration, but it can also have a powerful influence on the mind and body. It is a constant source of calming sounds and movement, refreshing, and filled with natural beauty. The natural light, the fresh air, and the fascinating diversity of nature can calm a busy mind and heal you in the

Read More »
7 Integrative Wellness Treatments for PTSD

7 Integrative Wellness Treatments for PTSD

It improves detoxification and reduces inflammation. In the coming-of-age film “Perks of Being a Wallflower,” young Charlie fell into a depression, causing him to isolate and only interact with his family for company for a long-time. Alongside depression, Charlie was revealed to be experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder.  He experienced debilitating sadness and intrusive thoughts and everyday was hard for him. 

Read More »
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