The study of histamine has been attracting quite a bit of attention over the last few years — and not just in relation to seasonal allergies or insect bites. The compound is also associated with a variety of other health complaints, from migraines and depression to schizophrenia. And now scientists have discovered another surprising connection to the naturally occurring chemical: autism. Continue reading Groundbreaking Research Links Autism with Histamine, Inflammation and Mast Cell Activation
Depression is increasingly recognized as a problem rooted in chronic inflammation. While other factors may also be involved, inflammation can have a profound impact on your mental health.
The study of these connections is known as psychoneuroimmunology, i.e., the impact of inflammation on behavior. As noted in one 2012 study in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology:1 Continue reading Inflammation Now Being Recognized as the Physical Cause of Depression
From The Mind Unleashed, January 8, 2016
Have you ever noticed that when you are stressed or depressed that you hurt more? Maybe you have noticed that you are more sore in your muscles or joints on down days and it is harder to get going when compared with days where you are happy and full of life?
Similarly, on the other side of that coin, when inflammation has gotten so bad that you are living a life full of pain you may notice right away that depression and other mental health issues are starting to sink in. Continue reading Inflammation Increases Depression: Here’s What to Do
Depression is epidemic in our society, and the mainstream solution is a trip to the psychiatrist and an indefinite prescription for pharmaceuticals. Dependent on psychotropic drugs to get by is no way to live, and in the search for happiness, both individuals, doctors and scientists alike are beginning to crack the code of depression, and to question if the pharmacutical solution even works. Continue reading The Real Cause of Depression May Have Nothing at All to Do With Your Mind