Articles — Mood & Stress Management

How does L-Theanine help in Reducing Anxiety?

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How does L-Theanine help in Reducing Anxiety?
Anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses prevalent today. Almost everywhere in the globe, anxiety is universal and this accumulates for different reasons. As per a statistic, the rate of anxiety rose up to an alarming level of 50% from 1990 to 2013. The reasons for the increase in a number have a lot to do with heavy industrializations, competition, and pollution being among the leading reasons. Anxiety has reached a point, where 1 in every 5 persons has anxiety, and the number is increasing.

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Bacopa Benefits: A Natural Herb for boosting brain health and memory

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Bacopa Benefits: A Natural Herb for boosting brain health and memory
Bacopa, a plant predominantly found in India and sparsely in other continents is used in ayurvedic and herbal medicines for various unimaginable benefits. The most commonly known benefit of improving brain health and fighting against diseases like Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Epilepsy are made possible with Bacopa extracts without any side effects compared to existing medicines.

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L-Tyrosine For Anxiety: Why it Works and How to Take It

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L-Tyrosine For Anxiety: Why it Works and How to Take It

What is L-Tyrosine? L-Tyrosine is one of the most important amino acids in the body, which is made from another amino acid called phenylalanine.  L-tyrosine is the amino acid that works to synthesise the structures of proteins. Other amino acids do this too, as body builders will tell you.  However, L-tyrosine is one of the most important amino acids because it is used in the production of neuro-transmitters, including epinephrine, norepinephrine and dopamine. These are crucial for communicating messages from nerves and influencing mood.  It also influences melanin in the skin, which gives us our skin pigmentation.  It is also...

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How Inositol Benefits These 5 Mental Health Conditions

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How Inositol Benefits These 5 Mental Health Conditions

There are a lot of ideas about what Inositol is and is not – it has the composition of a glucose, is considered a carbohydrate and for a while was thought to be vitamin B8.  As our body can produce its own it cannot be considered a vitamin - but has become a pseudo-vitamin. It does taste sweet, though nowhere near the potency of sugar.  However, in the human body, its primary function is to keep out of the liver.  Yet, even this is not the reason why Inositol is such an important supplement.  It is a vital cofactor for...

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Never let anxiety stop you from enjoying life again

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Never let anxiety stop you from enjoying life again

If you have never lived with anxiety for an extended period of time, you never really understand the extent of the problem.  Imagine that time just before your examination, the uncontrollable urge to run away, eyes darting around, easy to make jump.  Or, maybe it is the hour before your first date and you can’t breathe well and you think you might vomit, or need the toilet, or both. This anxiety can be paralysing enough and can stop people embracing life.  This fear deserves some remedy – even if we know it is temporary – even though we suspect it...

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