What are the benefits of Vagus Nerve Stimulation?

Important Points: Vagus nerve Stimulation Nervous system Anxiety What are the benefits of Vagus Nerve Stimulation? Feeling tense? Do you often find yourself stressed out with today’s hectic fast-paced lifestyle? If you are like most people then your answer is most likely yes.  Oddly enough, you need not look very far to find a solution… Continue reading What are the benefits of Vagus Nerve Stimulation?

Can anxiety be caused by gut problems?

Table of Contents: Anxiety Mental Health Gut Flora Can anxiety be caused by gut problems? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting an estimated 18 percent of the American population. Given its wide distribution as a disease, the interest in figuring… Continue reading Can anxiety be caused by gut problems?

Anxiety and Depression

Can anxiety and depression unexpectedly improve when treating insulin resistance with metformin? I am an interventional pain physician in the urban core. More than 90% of my patients with chronic unrelenting pain also have metabolic syndrome with insulin resistance, and more than 90% also have significant anxiety and depression. I had always assumed that the… Continue reading Anxiety and Depression

Vegetable Oil and Neuroinflammation, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD

Vegetable oil may have something to do with neuropsychiatric conditions, including neuroinflammation, anxiety, and depression. Research has found processed foods, especially the origin of the fat content, are associated with many of our neuropsychiatric conditions. Processed food contains primarily PUFA (polyunsaturated fatty acids) omega-6 vegetable oils. Rancidity in vegetable oils is difficult for the human… Continue reading Vegetable Oil and Neuroinflammation, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD