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Are you curious about the antidepressant benefits of omega-3 fatty acids? Research findings support improved response when taken with an antidepressant.
Are you looking for information about the antidepressant effects of bright light exposure? Research finding report benefits but meta-analysis findings are equivocal.
Are you curious about the benefits of folate? Research findings report adjunctive benefits when this B vitamin is taken with an antidepressant.
Research findings suggest that this natural supplement can help treat depressed mood.
Some non-pharmacologic treatments for depressed mood have established antidepressant benefits.
Curious about essential oils and aromatherapy for anxiety? Research findings support the use of Lavender, Rosemary and Passion flower for general calming. More studies are needed.
Are you curious about the benefits of healing touch and therapeutic touch for stress and anxiety? Despite inconclusive research findings, many people report improvements.
Are you curious about the benefits of acupuncture and acupressure for anxiety? Studies suggest that both techniques are effective.
Emerging findings on biofeedback training based on heart-rate variability for anxiety show beneficial effects for generalized anxiety, panic disorder, and PTSD.
Are you curious about the benefits of massage on stress and anxiety? Regular massage can significantly reduce anxiety related to test-taking and chronic stress.
Studies show that regular aerobic exercise and strength training can significantly reduce the severity of anxiety.
Are you curious about Inositol for the treatment of panic attacks or other anxiety disorders? Research findings show consistent beneficial effects.
Are you curious about 5-HTP for anxiety? Research findings show that this amino acid is a safe and effective treatment of generalized anxiety.
Do you have an anxiety problem and want to find out how diet affects your symptoms? A few simple changes in eating habits can go a long way.
Have you heard about the use of weak electrical current to treat anxiety and other mental health problems? This technique is FDA-approved and supported by research findings.
Are you curious about Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy? Many studies report positive findings for anxiety disorders including phobias and PTSD.
Are you curious about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness training for anxiety? Research findings show significant benefits for lowering stress and generalized anxiety.
Are you thinking about starting a yoga practice to help manage your anxiety? Studies show that regular yoga practice can reduce symptoms.
Curious about the benefits of relaxation and guided imagery? Research finds beneficial effects on generalized anxiety, panic attacks, and traumatic memories.
Are you looking for information about conventional treatments of anxiety disorders? Medications and therapy are often helpful but have limitations.
Preliminary findings suggest possible efficacy but large placebo-controlled studies are needed.
Are you curious about choline for bipolar disorder? Preliminary research findings suggest that supplementation with choline may have beneficial effects on mania but not depression.
Are you curious about nutrient formulas for bipolar disorder? Preliminary findings suggest that a proprietary nutrient formula may help reduce the severity of bipolar symptoms.
Curious about the evidence for amino acids and omega-3 fatty acids for bipolar disorder? Research findings support appropriate safe uses of these natural substances.
Curious about conventional treatments of bipolar disorder? Medications, transcranial magnetic stimulation and psychotherapy can be important.
Are you curious about the benefits of meditation and mind-body practices for ADHD? Few studies have been done and most findings are inconclusive.
Are you curious about the benefits of acupuncture for symptoms of ADHD? Some research findings are positive but most studies are inconclusive.
Curious about herbals for treating symptoms of ADHD? Many herbals have been studied but few are effective. A patented compound herbal formula shows promising early results.
Are you curious about zinc or iron supplementation for children diagnosed with ADHD? Most research findings are inconsistent.
Are you looking for information about ADHD? Here is a concise summary of its epidemiology, causes and diagnosis.
James Lake, M.D., visiting assistant professor of medicine at the University of Arizona, works to transform mental health care through the evidence-based uses of alternative therapies.