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"Joymones": The happiness hormones of our body

Have you ever wondered why watching that exciting movie on Netflix did not turn out as satisfying as hoped for? The answer lies in happiness currencies of our body, how different activities earn us these chemical currencies, which currencies are best at ‘earning’ happiness and how to keep our accounts loaded with them. 

The Gut-Brain Connection

Ever wonder why you get “butterflies” in your stomach before doing something stressful? Or why you feel like your stomach is “tied in knots” after an argument? Ever had a meeting with a toilet that went longer than expected and...

How to tell if you have mood disorder?

In our blog titled “Mood disorders: Common causes and symptoms” we discussed common causes and symptoms of mood disorders. In this blog we will discuss different types of mood disorders and how to tell if you have mood disorders. What...

7 herbs and supplements to manage mood disorders

  In the blog titled “Mood disorders: Common causes and symptoms” we discussed common mood disorders, their causes, symptoms and management options. Even the best available medical treatments don't work for everyone. Roughly four in ten Americans use herbal supplements...

Mood disorders: Common causes and symptoms

A mood disorder is a mental health problem that primarily affects a person’s emotional state. Mood disorders consist of long periods of excessive sadness (depression), excessive joyousness (mania), or both. Depression and mania represent the two extremes, or poles, of mood disorders.