Researchers confirm: Boost your brain health and relieve anxiety with curcumin, a natural antidepressant

(Natural News) Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric, an Indian spice commonly added to curries, where it lends its yellow color. Beyond its color, however, curcumin is also responsible for a majority of its health benefits. The use of turmeric for medicinal purposes is nothing new. It’s a mainstay in both Indian and Chinese cultures in folk medicine for...
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This study therefore sought to investigate whether the autism/transgender overlap confers an increased risk of depression or anxiety. An online study of 727 individuals revealed a substantial overlap between transgender identity and autism, with increased autistic traits found in trans men compared to trans women. Depression and anxiety were highest in autistic-trans individuals, but no superadditive effect was observed. The implications of these findings are discussed in relation to the wider healthcare system.
Source: Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
ConclusionModification of standard anxiety interventions are common in practice but the course and nature of these modifications are inconsistent and may depend on practitioner experience. Practitioners may consistently have to think inventively in order to best serve adults with autism and anxiety. Current anxiety measures could be improved in order to accurately gauge anxiety, specific to adults with autism. These findings are discussed in relation to practice and future research.
Source: Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Journal of Theoretical BiologyAuthor(s): Daniel A. Burbano-L., Maurizio PorfiriAbstractOver the last thirty years, we have witnessed a dramatic rise in the use of zebrafish in preclinical research. Every year, more than 5,000 technical papers are published about zebrafish, many of them seeking to explain the underpinnings of anxiety through animal testing. In-silico experiments could significantly contribute to zebrafish research and welfare, by offering new means to support the 3Rs principles of replacement, reduction, and refinement. Here, we propose a data-driven...
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Authors: Morano A, Palleria C, Citraro R, Nesci V, De Caro C, Giallonardo AT, De Sarro G, Russo E, Di Bonaventura C Abstract Introduction. Epilepsy is a common neurological disease requiring complex therapies, which have been unable to achieve seizure control in 30% of patients. Poor adherence has been recognized as a possible determinant of drug-resistance. Prolonged-release formulations of anti-epileptic drugs might help increase adherence, minimize side effects and pharmacological interactions. Areas Covered. Pregabalin (PGB) has peculiar pharmacodynamics and almost ideal pharmacokinetics, except for a short half-l...
Source: Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics - Category: Neurology Tags: Expert Rev Neurother Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of a multidisciplinary program on anxiety, depression, medication adherence, and quality of life in patients with epilepsy in eastern China.MethodsA cohort of 184 patients with epilepsy from the epilepsy clinic of a tertiary hospital in eastern China completed this program, out of which 92 were randomized into the intervention group and 92 the control group. Patients in both groups received standard antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), while those of the intervention group received an additional 12-month multidisciplinary program developed by a group of the epileptologist, p...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
The brains of highly intelligent individuals are better at staying focused, the research suggests. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
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Self-awareness of diet and lifestyle is increased by this method. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
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Performing this type of break once or twice weekly will half the risk of heart attack and stroke. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
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INTRODUCTION: The level of fear of hymenoptera associated with stinging or envenomation may depend on situational factors and on trait anxiety characteristic of each patient. AIM: To assess the relationship between fear of stinging insects on the o...
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To try and step away from the stress and anxiety of applying to residency, I thought it would nice to think of some exciting plans in the future. One of the most frequent pieces of advice I've heard from interns is to take time after the Match to travel, even if it means taking out a little bit more loans. What are your plans? Where did you decide to travel and why? (I'm also looking for recommendations)
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