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How to take control through diet and lifestyle
Mitchell L. Gaynor M.D.
Certain habits increase the risk for depression, anxiety, and ADHD.
After a night of poor sleep, do you find it harder to concentrate?
Find out how nutrition disarms cancer cells at the level of DNA.
Mindfulness therapy may offer you relief—without any unwanted side effects.
Have you been feeling tired a lot lately? Find out what the reasons may be and what you can do about it.
Not only can sleep apnea raise your risk for heart problems, excessive daytime fatigue, and liver issues, but a new study finds that it also doubles the risk for depression in men between the ages of 35 and 83.
Learn some essential tips to prevent skin cancer.
A poor diet can disrupt the balance of our gut microbiome and lead to not only digestive health problems but also mood and behavioral disturbances.
Want to increase your cognitive function? Eating the right foods can boost your brain power.
New research from Penn State University has found that eating one avocado a day may help lower "bad" LDL cholesterol.
Anxiety negatively affects your genes—so here's how to keep it up under control.
Depression and anxiety are complex psychiatric conditions that can negatively impact your life. Consume nutrients that turn on genes that will uplift your mood.
Are you trying to beat the blues? Stave off depression with foods that bolster your mood.
Certain foods and toxins have been associated with worsening ADHD symptoms; there are, however, things you can do to minimize this effect.
Mitchell L. Gaynor, M.D., is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.