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Brain Fog: What is it? Can you eliminate it?

Brain fog can be described as a group of symptoms that include reduced cognition, inability to focus and multitask, as well as a difficulty with short term and long-term memory

"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...

A Hack from the Past: St. John’s Wort

St. John’s wort may not be as popular today, but consult your nana! It has been used since centuries (first used in 1st century AD in Roman military[1]) for balancing mood, relieving sleep disturbances, restlessness and nervousness. 

5 negative effects of stress on mental health

Apart from physical symptoms chronic stress can also produce mood problems such as anxiety or sadness. Let’s take a closer look at 5 negative effects of stress on mental health.

6 Supplements to Reduce your Anxiety and Stress

In our blog titled “What you need to know about cortisol- the stress hormone?” we discussed the ill effects of chronic stress on the body. These ill effects include decreased metabolism, depression, insomnia, memory issues among other problems. In the...
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