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More evidence that pets benefit mental health – Medical News Today

New research examines how interacting with pets affects cortisol levels among college students. Petting a cat or a dog reduces the levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Pet owners have long known — or rather, felt — that spending time with their beloved animal companion lowers stress and improves mood. An extensive review that Medical… Read More »

How Nutritional Psychiatry Can Help Address Mental Health Conditions

Nutritional psychiatry has previously been seen as complementary and supplementary to official medical action, but it is finally making its way into the mainstream. It’s known that certain nutrient deficiencies such as magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids and probiotics are linked with the onset of mental health problems, and these have previously been treated solely with the… Read More »