Omega 3

Hyperactivity and ADHD

In a Nutshell There are a number of different theories on Hyperactivity and ADHD, ADD etc.. At the end of the day what seems to matter most is that we try whatever non-drug options there are THOROUGHLY AND CAREFULLY before putting our kids on drugs to attempt to solve the problems. Hyperactivity and ADHD is […]

Depression

IT’S  AN  ILLNESS,  NOT  A  WEAKNESS (Jeff Kennett, June 2006) Having said that, there are many many things you can do about it. In a Nutshell If you want to start doing something really constructive today, then go for a walk for about an hour.  Do this every day. For major depression, you must seek […]

Coronary Heart Disease and Sleep

The following relationships have been established linking coronary heart disease and sleep: Sleep apnea is associated with heart disease. Studies have shown that between 50 and 80 percent of stroke and heart failure patients have some form of sleep disordered breathing. Sleep apnea has been associated with depression. Cortisol, the stress hormone, is associated with […]

Combination Depression and Sleep Apnea?

For over two decades clinical studies have been conducted which suggest a relationship between depression and OSA (obstructive sleep apnea). But before you get more depressed .. (!) .. the number of people with both (including a major depressive disorder)?seems to be pretty low, I would say, very low?- if you rely on some statistics…? […]

Omega 3 for Depression and ADHD

Omega 3 for Depression and ADHD There are a number of studies that link Omega 3 to improvements with both depression and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). But not any old Omega 3 ! … it’s all about the EPA:DHA or EPA/DHA ratios.? They need to be high – which is?NOT what we normally find […]

Be Aware of Your Sleep Pattern and Thoughts

B is for Be Aware of what you’re sleep pattern is, and what you’re thinking while you’re trying to sleep, waking in the middle of the night and waking too early… they all indicate a different thing. And the patterns can help you to solve the problem. “A problem well stated is a problem half […]