When an exhausted, anxious and depleted individual presents, we are more likely looking primarily at nervous system symptoms and herbal nervines are often the answer.
Can a few key lifestyle interventions be the key to balancing and supporting the nervous system? What is the science telling us?
Prolonged periods of stress are putting Australians at risk of hypocortisolism and therefore at risk of a number of health conditions, one such condition being osteoporosis.
In herbal medicine, Withania somnifera has a long history of use for stress as an adaptogen. Recently researchers took a look on how this might impact body composition in chronically stressed individuals.
In today's high-paced society, L-theanine has a crucial role to play in the clinical management of stress, relaxation, cognition and sleep.
Pyrrole disorder affects up to 10% of the population, and the incidence can increase to 18-35% in people with psychological disturbances, learning or behavioural problems.
Biophilia, forest bathing, nature-time... these are just some of the names applied to the connection between health and wellbeing derived from spending time outdoors, in fresh air in direct contact with nature.
This study shows that magnesium can reduce depressive symptoms in those with hypomagnesaemia, even when using a less absorbable form.