Resveratrol may have powerful Anti-depressant and Anti-anxiety effects

Resveratrol may have powerful Anti-depressant and Anti-anxiety effects Resveratrol displayed neuroprotective effects against corticosterone by inhibiting the expression of PDE4. The research lays the groundwork for the use of the compound in novel antidepressants. Xia Zhu, Wenhua Li, Yongkun Li, Wenhua Xu, Yirong Yuan, Victor Zheng, Hanting Zhang, James M. O’Donnell, Ying Xu, Xiaoxing Yin.…

Is your stress changing my brain?

Is your stress changing my brain? Scientists have discovered that stress transmitted from others can change the brain in the same way as a real stress does. Social transmission and buffering of synaptic changes after stress. Nature Neuroscience, 2018; DOI: 10.1038/s41593-017-0044-6

Blue Light shown to help people relax faster after trauma

Blue Light shown to help people relax faster after trauma Blue Light shown to help people relax faster after traumaResearchers discovered that Blue Light helps individuals relax up to 3 fold faster.Citations: Blue lighting accelerates post-stress relaxation: Results of a preliminary study. PLOS ONE, 2017; 12 (10): e0186399 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186399

Greek crisis has biological health effects / 24% of the Greeks had no hope for the future, a view shared by just 5% of the Swedes.

Young adults in Greece suffer more from stress and mental health problems and are less optimistic about the future than Swedes of the same age. The grave financial problems in Greece have brought on a social crisis that has probably affected people’s health, according to a study from Linköping University. In the study, recently published…

Study: Probiotics reduce stress-induced intestinal flare-ups

Contact: Shantell M. Kirkendoll smkirk@umich.edu 734-764-2220 University of Michigan Health System University of Michigan study helps explain benefits of probiotics for patients with stress-associated gastrointestinal disorders ANN ARBOR, Mich. – For those with irritable bowel syndrome who wonder if stress aggravates their intestinal disorder, a new University of Michigan Health System study shows it’s not…