What Depression Looks Like In Your Brain?

What Depression Looks Like In Your Brain?

  by Debbie Hampton Fundamentally, a depressed brain looks just like any other brain. In fact, there’s no brain scan, MRI, EEG or any other medical test that can definitively diagnose depression, and it’s not understood in detail like other brain disorders. While we know the neurochemicals involved and many contributing factors, the truth is … Continue reading What Depression Looks Like In Your Brain?

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Is Multiple Sclerosis Caused By Emotional Stress?

Is Multiple Sclerosis Caused By Emotional Stress?

 by Aaron Kase Stress is an inevitable part of modern life, but too much of it can be devastating to your health. Ample research has shown that stress plays a major role in multiple sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease in which the brain’s communication with the body is blocked, causing symptoms like fatigue, numbness, dizziness and … Continue reading Is Multiple Sclerosis Caused By Emotional Stress?

Just Breathe — How Oxygen Therapy Could Reduce Your Anxiety And Help You Heal

Just Breathe — How Oxygen Therapy Could Reduce Your Anxiety And Help You Heal

by Angela Bacca Climbing into the hyperbaric chamber felt like climbing into a body bag. I was seized with panic immediately as the zipper made its way up from my feet to my face. I could hear the loud hum of the machines through the bag as I became acutely aware I was trapped. As the … Continue reading Just Breathe — How Oxygen Therapy Could Reduce Your Anxiety And Help You Heal

Science Is Proving Some Memories Are Passed Down From Our Ancestors

Science Is Proving Some Memories Are Passed Down From Our Ancestors

 by Aaron Kase Do you have a fear of spiders? Maybe snakes? It could be your ancestors trying to tell you something. Recent studies have provided evidence that memories of fear are one of many things our forebearers pass down to us through our DNA. A 2013 study from Emory University found that  mice trained … Continue reading Science Is Proving Some Memories Are Passed Down From Our Ancestors