Depression in the Brain and What’s Being Done About It
Depression isn’t just being sad. It is often a chronic condition and it sometimes claims the lives of the people that it affects. Many people with depression struggle with going to seek help but those that do often find that the treatment may not work for them. Some of... Read more
How Do Dreams Work?
When you are asleep, you go through several stages. These stages are there for lots of reasons. For instance, scientists believe that dreaming and sleeping may have something to do with how you form your memories, and another stage of sleep makes sure that you don’t act out your... Read more
Your Insomniac Brain May Be Different Than Others
Insomnia is not just a problem that happens at night. According to researchers, insomnia is tied to different brain activities – and those that suffer from this sleeping difficulty may also have different brain activity at all times of the day. In fact, according to Rachel E. Salas, M.D insomnia... Read more
Why Do I Feel like I Am Tripping When I’m Falling Asleep?
You are experienced something called a hypnic jerk. These are super common. These involuntary twitches happen when you are just beginning to fall asleep and may startle you into being awake. I don’t know how common this is, but I often have dreams, or rather images, as I am... Read more
Terminal Lucidity: Myth, Mystery or Miracle?
Can sick people gain mental clarity just before they die? University of Virginia researchers Michael Nahm and Bruce Greyson explore this issue in a gripping (if macabre) paper published in the journal Omega:The death of Anna Katharina Ehmer: a case study in terminal lucidity. The authors discuss the case of... Read more
Nutrients for Better Mental Performance
This is a great video by Google Tech Talks presented by Steven Wm. Fowkes., he goes into detail explaining how different nutrition’s can help people of all ages treat various physical and mental conditions, spanning from genetic disorders such as Down syndrome, to adolescent behavior problems and on to senility and Alzheimer’s disease... Read more
6 Supplements that are Good for Sleep
Having trouble sleeping? Insomnia?  Nearly one-third of Americans say they lie awake at least a few nights each week. Humans today are not following the natural day and night sleeping cycle that we have evolved with for millions of years. Now we have televisions, computers, tablets and phones in our bedrooms... Read more
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