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Used for thousands of years as a traditional medicine, nigella sativa is a safe and effective complementary medicine that treats everything from cancer, to arthritis - and possibly opiate withdrawal. Learn more about the benefits (and risks) of this affordable and natural home-remedy for opiate withdrawal.
Learn more about this herbal medicine that’s research-proven to reduce the agitation, irritability, insomnia and anxiety of an opiate withdrawal.
How about a cup of tea? L-theanine may not replace your need for therapy or medication, but if you struggle with stress or anxiety, or even if you don’t, the soothing and cognition enhancing effects of this tea amino acid may be just what you need.
Mounting evidence suggests aromatherapy can help reduce anxiety. Most people can use this affordable therapy without experiencing negative side effects, so if you struggle with stress or anxiety, maybe you should add a little lavender or citrus to your daily routine! Read on to find out more.
If you have alcoholic liver disease should you be taking milk thistle? The research evidence is inconclusive, but a number of studies show real benefits and no studies show significant harms. Read on to learn more about this potentially life-saving herbal medicine.
Can you be cured of a phobia, fear, anxiety or even PTSD in a few short sessions? New evidence indicates that it might be possible.
Thinking about taking the natural supplement 5-HTP for depression, anxiety, fibromyalgia or any number of other serotonin linked conditions? Well, read on to find a summary of the clinical research on its effectiveness and a discussion on the risks and side effects of its use.
Can an intense Amazonian hallucinogen help you to overcome drug or alcohol addiction? Read on to learn more about how Ayahuasca works and to find out where you can get treatment with this traditional shamanic medicine if you so desire.
Learn more about using herbal Kava as a mild but effective treatment for anxiety. A brief summary of some studies on its effectiveness and a discussion about the potential liver damage risks of consumption.
Can sitting quietly and focusing on mindfulness of breath really help you to manage cravings and overcome relapse as well as other forms of addiction treatment? Read descriptions of a few clinical research studies which show just how well the ancient practice of meditation seems to work as a complementary treatment for substance abuse and addiction.
Put 5000 years of Ayurvedic treatment experience behind your goal of overcoming addiction. Learn more about Ayurvedic medicine, how it works and if it might work for you.
A study on electrical acupuncture demonstrates its possibilities as a form of opiate addiction treatment.
A growing mountain of evidence points to meditation’s effectiveness in controlling and reversing conditions as varied as anxiety and depression to high blood pressure and diabetes, but new research out of Massachusetts General Hospital shows that just 8 weeks of meditation training and practice actually results in physical grey matter changes in the hippocampus.
Researchers at Boston University Medical School show that sustained yoga practice results in increased levels of one the body’s natural antidepressant neurochemicals, GABA, in the brain.
Researchers at University of Louisville School of Medicine ran an experiment on acupuncture as treatment for PTSD and they found that it worked as well as the more conventional treatment of cognitive behavioral therapy.
Tai Chi is known to yield physical health benefits like improved muscle strength and balance, but can it also alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety, reduce stress and improve mood and self esteem? Read on to find out what clinical researchers say about Tai Chi as a treatment for psychological well-being.