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Mindfulness (metacognition) and Health benefits.

Mindfulness meditation and stress hormone cortisol. Mindfulness meditation, the practice of paying more attention to the present moment, helps lower stress hormones and decreases inflammation in the body, scientists have proven for the first time. Studies have shown that mindfulness can decrease self-reported stress levels and make

Stress and Inflammation.

Stress is a state of threatened homeostasis provoked by a psychological, environmental, or physiological stressor. With rapid development of science and technology, as well as economy and strong social competition, the nature of stress has changed dramatically. Stressful events engender multiple neurochemical, neurotransmitter and hormonal


BENEFICIAL EFFECTS OF DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID ON THE BRAIN. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an important component of neural membranes and is present in 30-40% of the phospholipids in the gray matter of cerebral cortex and photoreceptor cells in the retina. It mediates its molecular and cellular

Omega 3.

If you compare mental health records from Japan with those from nearly all other developed countries, you’ll come across a glaring distinction – Japan has one of the lowest rates of bipolar disorder in the civilized world; and the lowest among high-income countries. The lifetime incidence of bipolar in

Anti inflammatory. Why not Aspirin ?

This initial pharmacoepidemiological studies on patients treated with lithium does not establish a statistically significant association between the use of the whole class of drugs that inhibit PLA2 and/or COX enzymes and amelioration of BD symptoms. That low-dose aspirin decreased the number of medication events, irrespective

Inflammation and Bipolar.

Over the past decade, bipolar disorder has been consistently associated with clinical comorbidities . Recent data from the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder show that over 50% of patients with chronic bipolar disorder have at least one associated comorbidity. Prominent in this group are cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, dyslipidemia, and

Lithium Orotate. Bypass the Side effects.

The real breakthrough of lithium supplementation is discovered through the use of an all natural, organic lithium compound known as Lithium Orotate (LO). (Lithium and Orotic Acid were formulated together by Dr. Hans Nieper, an acknowledged German medical doctor and genius.) Lithium has been long known

Lithium Carbonate. Clinical.

  Side Effects. Drowsiness, dizziness, tiredness, increased thirst, increased frequency of urination, weight gain, and mildly shaking hands (fine tremor) may occur. These should go away as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember that your doctor

Lithium. Mechanism of Action.

The precise mechanism of action of Li+ as a mood-stabilizing agent is currently unknown. It is possible that Li+ produces its effects by interacting with the transport of monovalent or divalent cations in neurons. An increasing number of scientists have come to the conclusion that