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Fight Depression and Win!

I have always had social anxiety and typically see the glass as half empty. But when I was nineteen, depression hit me with an almost crippling force. I couldn’t see my way. The world was lost to my internal darkness. I didn’t want to live anymore. At night I cried and cried. Mornings I woke […]

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5HTP for Depression and Anxiety

Depression is a condition related to inadequate amounts of Serotonin, a neurotransmitter, in a person’s brain.  Depression can be caused by tragic circumstances in life or it may be simply due to a biological imbalance.  In the latter case, heredity is often involved.  Depression, being a chemical problem, requires a chemical cure.  Just like positive […]

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Insomnia from Anxiety

Most of us have experienced the horrible feeling of not being able to fall asleep.  For some people, insomnia is more than an occasional problem.  Approximately 3.3 million Canadians have sleep issues.  A lack of sleep caused by insomnia contributes to feelings of depression, and a lack of sleep increases reaction time which can lead […]

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Iron Rich Foods

Why Consume Iron Rich Foods? It is important to eat iron rich foods to maintain a healthy body.  Iron, in the form of iron rich foods, is needed by the body to create and maintain red blood cells.  Red blood cells carry oxygen in your body.  If you do not eat enough iron rich foods, […]

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