“Marital distress and depression work in tandem to escalate risks for inflammation-related disorders. Translocation of bacterial endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide, LPS) from the gut microbiota to blood circulation stimulates systemic inflammatory responses.”...

“Interactions between the digestive system and the brain functions have become in recent years an important field of psychiatric research. These multidirectional interactions take place in the so called microbiota-gut-brain axis and emerging scientific data...

vets w/PTSD -vs- exercise…… “The Met allele of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) Val66Met polymorphism is associated with reduced levels of BDNF release, heightened hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis reactivity, and impaired fear...

[“Today”……by Beah Richards] Today is ours, let’s live it And love is strong, let’s give it A song can help, let’s sing it And peace is dear, let’s bring it The past is gone, don’t rue it Our work is here,...

migraines -vs- fish oil, meditation, autogenic relaxation………. “Research supports the general benefits of mind/body interventions for migraines….” “…..randomized controlled trial with 19 episodic migraineurs randomized to...

Major Mechanisms of a Functional Romantic Relationship 1. Stability, Security, Expectations……Commitment is a verb, reflected in one’s —–planned and purposeful actions—– to create……stability, secure attachment, and emotional...