5 natural ways to sleep better
Researchers recently published an article in International Journal of Science and Research that recommended these 5 natural ways for dealing with sleep disorders.
You probably already know about the important role omega-3 fatty acids play in mental health. A study earlier this year found a connection between omega-3 consumption and ADHD symptoms in children and two studies last year found connections between omega-3 consumption and depression and bipolar symptoms.
And you might even be taking omega-3 supplements yourself to boost your own mental health. But are you taking the right kind of omega-3 fatty acids?
A large body of research has emerged over the years that shows a healthy diet is connected with positive mental health, and a significant portion of that research also shows the opposite (poor diet is connected to poor mental health).
One particular area of diet that seems to be the most alarming is sugar. This includes sweets, soft drinks, desserts, added sugar in drinks, and so on.
Here are 3 studies published within the last few months that show a connection between sugar consumption and mental health:
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The Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care funds and facilitates research in mental health.
According to fund advisor and mental health researcher, Dr. Bonnie Kaplan, the foundation has distributed $560,000.00 to date. But it isn’t enough. Research has stalled because of a lack of funding. Dr. Kaplan reports that the foundation could still use at least $250,000. Such funding could make a difference in encouraging recovery-based mental health research.
Digestive problems and bowel issues can be a source of concern and frustration for Truehope participants. If it’s not cramping and diarrhea, it’s cramping and constipation.
What causes these conditions? There are many factors, including diet, genetics, over-use of laxatives or diarrhea medication, or simply using many different types of prescription medications.
Whatever the cause, here are some suggestions to help you cope:
Last year, Indian researchers published a study in the Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research that outlines several lifestyle habits that can play a role in child mental health.
The researchers searched through research published between January 2000 and January 2014, specifically looking at studies focusing on diet and mental health.
What they discovered is that the research shows 4 lifestyle habits associated with poor mental health in children: