Mental Health

Mental Health

A New Direction in Depression Research

The treatment of depression has improved dramatically over the last half-century. The introduction of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) in…

Mental Health

5 Surprising Causes of Hidden Stress …and How to Overcome Them

We’ve all had nights when we collapse into bed after a stressful day of juggling work, family, caretaking and more.…

Mental Health

Stop Medicating “Normal”

Feeling your emotions doesn’t mean you have a psychiatric disorder

Anxiety

How to Be Less Neurotic

Neurotic people have a new worry—neuroticism has been linked with an increased risk of pre-dementia. Good news: You can train yourself to worry less. Here’s how…

Depression

Dangers of Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy for Babies

Higher doses and longer use of antidepressants during pregnancy increase the risk of preterm birth and respiratory distress in newborns, according to a new study.

Mental Health

Eat Your Way to Happiness — Sarah Hiner Talks to Andrew Rubman, ND

Feeling blue? Check your digestion. You can eat your way to happiness. Naturopathic physician Andrew Rubman shares the food fixes with Sarah Hiner.

Depression

Getting Over a Pandemic-Induced Depression

There are small, practical steps you can take to prevent or reverse the pandemic blues. And it’s easier to act now than it is to pull yourself out of moderate or severe depressio...

Stress

Stress and Your Skin—Sarah Hiner Talks to Allison Truong, MD, Board-Certified Dermatologist, Cedars-Sinai Medical

Stress of the pandemic is causing hair loss, mystery rashes, “maskne” and many other skin problems. What to do about it…

Mental Health

The Emotional Toll of COVID-19 On Our Children—Sarah Hiner Talks to Psychiatrist Lea Lis, MD

Children are facing unique challenges due to COVID-19, school openings and politics. Dr. Lea Lis talks with Sarah Hiner about how to help children through these difficult days.

Mental Health

How to Get Trauma Out of Your Body and Truly Heal

Trauma—from rape, abusive parents, combat an accident, etc.—harms your body and your brain. Here are four methods proven to help you heal.

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

After an Accident: Healing Lasting Anxiety and Insomnia Naturally

A horrific car accident left Denise with profound anxiety and insomnia that drugs and counseling failed to help. Natural medicine helped overnight!

Anxiety

Do You Have High-Functioning Anxiety?

Download our quiz to find out…and if you score high, show the results to your doctor or therapist.

Stress

Relaxation Breathing

This guided yoga breathing practice from yoga therapist Carol Krucoff offers stress relief in just six minutes… https://blhextra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Relaxation-Breathi...

Stress

Relax with Nature Sounds

To hear relaxing nature sounds from national parks, including Yellowstone and the Everglades, listen to this audio. https://blhextra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/fyp_npf_parktrac...

Mental Health

Get More Out of Your Therapy Sessions

Psychotherapy sessions can be more productive if you find the right fit, schedule the best times to talk, and know the signs that you’re making progress