Posts tagged Mood
The Benefits of SAM-e for Depression and Joint Health

As we have mentioned previously, mental health disorders like depression and anxiety have reached near epidemic levels recently, as has the treatment of these disorders with brain-altering pharmaceutical interventions. Osteoarthritis rates are also sky high, as well as the prevalence of dementia and diabetes. What if there was a little talked about compound that the body produces naturally which is associated with all of these when present at suboptimal levels? Enter SAM-e - short for S-adenosylmethionine.

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Ashwagandha for Athletes and Anxiety

Our constantly stressful lives has made the adaptogen craze bigger than ever. Everything from medicinal mushrooms like reishi and chaga to herbs like rhodiola and ashwagandha have had an explosive boom in sales because we love to constantly live on the edge, but we also love to have low stress - two things that don’t often coincide. Anxiety is one of the top mental health issues facing the world, largely due to the huge amounts of stress we impose upon ourselves. I suppose you’ve heard that adaptogens can help, and we’re here to give you the scoop on what the science says about these herbs. Today, our focus is ashwagandha.

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