Depression & Anxiety
Strange, Nutritious, and Delicious: Jackfruit
This tropical fruit has an impressive nutritional profile but isn't eaten often by Americans
How This New Study Will Probe Your Body’s Innate Healing Mechanisms That Are Unlocked During Meditation
Meditation can change your microbiome, metabolites, and even blood, says Dr. Hemal Patel, a professor and vice-chair for research at the University of California San Diego Department of Anesthesiology. Patel ...
Stress Ushers in Harm Through Microbiome
Cultivating Our Gut Microbiome to Stifle Disease Series (Part 9)
Just Say No to Statins
They manipulated the statistics and greatly exaggerated the vaccine benefits, and this pill is no different. Despite millions getting deadly side effects, your chances of a heart attack are only ...
Dear Dr. Chloe, How Can I Get Over My Ex and Potentially Stop Experiencing This Type of Pain Ever Again?
Dear Dr. Chloe, Is there any psychology for getting over a breakup? I have friends that seem able to endure them very easily … but not me. In fact, right ...
When You Keep Getting Triggered by the Same Person (Part 2)
These 3 steps can help you deal with an intractable reaction to a certain person in your life
Navigating Menopause Holistically
Foods, herbs, supplements, and habits to support well-being during this transformative season in life
Prozac Is Unsafe and Ineffective for Young People, Analysis Finds
A new analysis finds that Prozac (generic name fluoxetine) is unsafe and ineffective for treating depression in children and adolescents. Regulatory documents show that trial participants attempted suicide after taking fluoxetine, but ...
Confronting Your Addiction to Negative Thoughts
This misguided attempt to make ourselves feel better can give way to something truly constructive, psychotherapist Nancy Colier says
When You Keep Getting Triggered by the Same Person (Part 1)
Dealing with a relationship that brings you back to old—and unwelcome—feelings and behaviors
American Psychologists Advise Parents to Closely Monitor Children’s Social Media Use
The American Psychological Association (APA) recommends parents actively engage in monitoring their teenage children's social media activities and carefully consider their own use of social media in their children's presence, ...
An interview with psychotherapist Nancy Colier
Dear Dr. Chloe, My Therapist Is Moving to a Different State, I Am Worried About Starting Fresh With a New One
Dear Dr. Chloe, I’m very distraught because my therapist recently told me she is moving to another state in a month, and that I will need to transfer to a ...
A Clinical Psychologist Explains How These Science-Backed Practices Can Improve Mental Health
Mindfulness, meditation, and self-compassion
Depression Affects 1 out of 10 People in the US–Know the Symptoms
Depression is a subtle yet prevalent disease that affects people's ability to work effectively and have unhealthy relationships—to be an active part of society. In 2020, nearly 1 in 10 ...
7 Ways to Take Control of Your Smartphone
Unless we take charge, smartphones can wreak havoc on our social lives, work, and mental well-being
Anxiety May Not Be Just in Your Head. It Can Start in Your Heart
Research takes a closer look at the heart-brain axis and how the heart's signals to the brain may decide how we feel
A Question to Defeat Self-Pity
Moving beyond its crippling effects isn't so difficult and pays huge rewards
Recent Case of Severe Microwave Syndrome Reveals Problems With 5G
One woman's recent illness highlights the issue of only considering radiofrequency radiation's thermal effects
Dear Dr. Chloe, My Boyfriend Is Still Married and Though Separated for Years After Only Being Married for One Day
Dear Dr. Chloe, My relationship is complicated—to say the least. I met this man about 7 years ago, we started as just friends, then began attending church together. We are ...
Glycine to Increase Longevity and Decrease Depression
I personally take 3 teaspoons of it [glycine] a day as it's a veritable fountain of youth—it reduces wrinkles and turns on collagen synthesis—the "glue" that strengthens bones, arteries, and ...
Use Traditional Meditation for Mind, Body, Spirit Connection: Psychiatric Specialist
If you've tried meditation and found that it didn’t work for you, it may be that what you practiced was more of a relaxation exercise than a true, traditional meditation, according ...
How Plants Can Change Your State of Mind
Plants look so different from animals that it’s easy for many people to think of them as alien and separate from us. Most people appreciate how pretty flowers and trees ...
Women Are Twice as Likely to Develop Depression Than Men: 4 Possible Major Causes
Women are more likely to be diagnosed with depression than men. However, significant gender differences in prevalence, symptoms, and treatment also exist. Understanding the sex-specific mechanisms of depression is essential, ...
5 Surprising Things Happen After You Stop Drinking Coffee
Removing caffeine's psychoactive effects from your life can lead to several notable benefits, especially for certain groups of people
Dehydration May Be Linked to 2 Unexpected Diseases
What if improving depression and lowering your risk of dementia was as simple as drinking more water? Dehydration is usually linked to low blood pressure, increased heart rate, and headache. But ...
An Effective Treatment for Depression Without Drugs or Psychotherapy
Depression is a treatable condition, but standard approaches aren't always effective, resulting in some sufferers feeling hopeless. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) may be used when typical treatments such as medications and psychotherapy don't ...