Exercise and endorphins

We all seem to be addicted to something. Sometimes it is coffee or alcohol or food or tobacco. These substances seem to make us feel better while we use them and sometimes for a while afterwards. They probably act in a way that raises levels of certain neurotransmitters in our brains. It could be dopamine … Continued

Junk Food Linked to Depression in Adults

A recent study published in The British Journal of Psychiatry gives new meaning to the hackneyed expression: you are what you eat.

PMS and Hormones

Menopause isn’t the only hormonal change that causes undesirable symptoms of hormonal imbalance in women. Each month, many women experience symptoms of hormonal imbalance that are commonly referred to as PMS or pre-menstrual symptoms. The causes of PMS are linked to the changing hormones that occur in the body during the menstrual cycle. Some women … Continued