Magic mushrooms can reduce cancer patients’ anxiety, surveys depict

Magic mushrooms are seen in a grow room at a farm in Hazerswoude, central Netherlands .Image: AP Photo/ Peter Dejong After Tammy Burgess was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 55, she fell into the grips of crippling anxiety. “I would just lay on the couch. I didn’t go to work, ” she recently told researchers…

Why being bilingual works wonders for your brain

Research indicates we may be predisposed to speak more than one language, and that doing so brings health benefits, such as delaying the onset of dementia In a cafe in south London, two construction workers are engaged in cheerful banter, tossing terms backward and forward. Their cutlery dances during more emphatic gesticulations and they occasionally…

Transgressing bad: how to give up drinking, smoking, nail-biting and other unwanted habits

With Stoptober and Sober October starting soon, we asked readers to tell us how they transgressed bad habits – and how this changed their life. Heres what you said Sunday is the start of October, which means that people across the country will be attempting to give up bad habits; some will try to give…

Should link between dementia and artificial sweeteners be taken with a pinch of salt?

How peoples capacity for forgetfulness and lies may have impacted on research tying stroke and dementia to diet drinks They were supposed to be the healthy alternative to their sugar-rich siblings. But now lovers of diet colas and other low-calorie drinks have been hit by news that will radically undermine those credentials: a counterintuitive analyse…

4 Tips You Can Follow Every Day To Improve Your Mental Health

Reports suggest that our mental health is deteriorate at a rapid pace. Its believed that more Americans sufferfrom mental health issues than people in any other country.There are many reasons for this that scope from experts predicting another market accident, to increasing prices and strained relationships. While you may not be able to control external…

If you don’t have it, chronic anxiety can be hard to understand. These comics going to be able to.

Attention anyone with nervousnes who expended time in class with their head down doodling in a notebook: This is a comic series for you . Its called Introvert Doodles and started as a self-pep talk by a comic who goes by Marzi. She was inspired to explore her identity as an introvert after a personality…