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Dr. Robin Gurwitch is an expert on children's mental healthPodcastsTerry Graedon - December 3, 2020
Dr. Uma Naidoo tells how to improve your mood with foodPodcastsTerry Graedon - November 26, 2020
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Show 1248: How to Keep Moving and Feel Better During COVID-19

Have pandemic restrictions interfered with your exercise routine? Dr. McGonigal describes how to feel better with new approaches to movement.

Joe Graedon - June 22, 2020

Zolpidem for Insomnia | COVID-Related Anxiety

Terry Graedon - April 23, 2020

COVID-19 Is Making People Anxious and Depressed

Terry Graedon - April 16, 2020

Show 1208: Keeping Kids Healthy in the Age of Coronavirus

Terry Graedon - April 6, 2020

Is There a Downside to Ashwagandha?

Joe Graedon - March 16, 2020

Can you Deal with Depression and Manage Anxiety?

portrait of Daniel Amen MD, advocate of brain function analysis
PodcastsTerry Graedon - March 12, 2020

Show 1204: How Brain Function Affects Mental Illness

Dr. Daniel Amen argues that a healthy mind needs a healthy brain. How can you help your brain function more effectively for good mental health?

microphone and shoulder of man with fear of public speaking
AnxietyTerry Graedon - February 24, 2020

How Can You Overcome a Fear of Public Speaking?

Medications may help you overcome fear of public speaking, but cognitive behavioral therapy and practicing the skill could help even more.

psilocybin containing mushrooms
AnxietyTerry Graedon - January 30, 2020

Do Psychological Benefits from Psilocybin Last?

Nearly five years after a psychedelic experience designed to be therapeutic, most participants report they still are getting benefits from psilocybin.

Italian pasta, Mediterranean diet
AnxietyTerry Graedon - November 7, 2019

Can You Fight Depression by Eating the Mediterranean Way?

When depressed college kids tried eating the Mediterranean way, they began feeling better. Less junk food meant lower scores on a depression scale.

woman appears anxious and depressed
AnxietyJoe Graedon - October 10, 2019

Clonazepam Withdrawal | Safe Sedative or Poison?

Benzodiazepines like alprazolam, clonazepam, diazepam and lorazepam remain popular to ease anxiety. If stopped too quickly, benzos can cause withdrawal!

Dr. Drew Ramsey holding greens tells how to eat to nourish your brain
PodcastsTerry Graedon - September 12, 2019

Show 1180: How to Eat to Nourish Your Brain

Do you know what foods you should eat to nourish your brain? You can improve your outlook and cognitive function by getting the 21 essential nutrients.

food sources of resveratrol
AnxietyTerry Graedon - August 1, 2019

Can Resveratrol Help Ease Stress, Anxiety and Depression?

Research in mice shows how resveratrol could help reverse the effects of stress and the consequent anxiety and depression that result.

Young woman hold her hands up in fear
AnxietyJoe Graedon - April 1, 2019

Benzodiazepine Dependence | A Hard Habit to Kick

Getting off benzos can be tough. Benzodiazepine dependence is more common than many people realize. Symptoms can be davastating. A SLOW taper is essential!.

amber bottle with dropper next to two lavender flower spikes
Alternative HealthTerry Graedon - December 17, 2018

Will Lavender Oil Ease Your Anxiety and Insomnia?

The scent of lavender oil can help reduce anxiety and overcome sleeplessness in people undergoing surgery. Might it help you too?

a confused or forgetful older senior woman
Alzheimer’s DiseaseJoe Graedon - December 3, 2018

Can Clonazepam Increase the Risk for Dementia?

People taking benzodiazepines like clonazepam for insomnia are caught between the devil and the deep blue sea. Could benzos increase the risk for dementia?

amber bottle with dropper next to two lavender flower spikes
Alternative HealthTerry Graedon - October 25, 2018

Will a Whiff of Lavender Ease Your Anxiety?

Mice given a whiff of lavender rich in the compound linalool act less anxious without becoming uncoordinated.

anxious woman
AnxietyTerry Graedon - October 14, 2018

Will Fish Oil Supplements Ease Your Anxiety?

A systematic review of research shows that high-dose omega-3 fatty acid supplements may help ease your anxiety.