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disclaimer:  The page below contains links to studies and articles which are freely available on the internet.  Their presence on this website in no way promotes, collaborates or substantiates the claims made in the research or articles.  Please work with a trained and licensed clinician prior to initiating treatment with any medication or over-the-counter supplement.

 

Cannabidiol oil

-a wonderful resource to learn more about the scientific evidence, politics, and medicinal usage of cannabidiol oil

1.) Project CBD

2.) https://www.lazarusnaturals.com/blog/post/cbd-and-thc-similar-and-so-very-different

3.) https://theweedblog.com/medical/a-guide-to-cbd

 

Bacopa Monnieri  

-an interesting supplement which may have promise for improving cognition and mood

1.) Effects of a Standardized Bacopa monnieri Extract on Cognitive Performance, Anxiety, and Depression in the Elderly: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

2.) untitled  Neuropharmalogical review of the nootropic herb Bacopi Monnieri

3.) Efficacy of Standardized Extract of Bacopa monnieri (Bacognize®) on Cognitive Functions of Medical Students: A Six-Week, Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial

 

Magnesium

-the role of magnesium in your overall health

1.) Magnesium – How it Affects Your Sleep | Psychology Today

2.) The Effects of Magnesium Supplementation on Subjective Anxiety and Stress—A Systematic Review

 

Chaga

1.) Chaga Mushroom | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

2.) Top 12 Amazing Health Benefits of Chaga Mushroom + Side Effects - Selfhacked

 

American Ginseng Root

1.)  Ginseng fights fatigue in cancer patients - Mayo Clinic Cancer Center's Online Magazine - Mayo Clinic Research

 

Tumeric

-why tumeric supplementation is so important

1.) Curcumin improves memory and mood, new UCLA study says | UCLA

2.) Memory and Brain Amyloid and Tau Effects of a Bioavailable Form of Curcumin in Non-Demented Adults: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled 18-Month Trial - ScienceDirect

3.) An Overview of Curcumin in Neurological Disorders

"Based on above evidences, it can be concluded that curcumin possessed multiple actions in brain. Curcumin can be a future drug of therapy for the treatment of various neurological disorders such as major depression, tardive dyskinesia and diabetic neuropathy. However, clinical studies are warranted before this molecule is put in use for the therapy."

 

Lion's Mane

-another mushroom that may prove useful for cognition and memory

1.) Lion's Mane: A Mushroom That Improves Your Memory and Mood? | HuffPost

2.) Neurotrophic properties of the Lion's mane medicinal mushroom, Hericium erinaceus (Higher Basidiomycetes) from Malaysia. - PubMed - NCBI

 

Inositol

Inositol treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder | American Journal of Psychiatry

https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-299/inositol

 

SAM-E (S Adenosyl-L-Methionine)

Welcoming SAM-e! - Nature's Trove-cool video about the effects of this supplement

S-adenosyl methionine (SAMe) versus escitalopram and placebo in major depression RCT: Efficacy and effects of histamine and carnitine as moderators of response - ScienceDirect

SAMe - Mayo Clinic

 

NAC (N-Acetylcysteine)

N-acetylcysteine in psychiatry: current therapeutic evidence and potential mechanisms of action

Clinical trials of N-acetylcysteine in psychiatry and neurology: A systematic review - ScienceDirect

 

Acetyl L-Carnitine

Study links depression to low blood levels of acetyl-L-carnitine | News Center | Stanford Medicine

L-acetylcarnitine causes rapid antidepressant effects through the epigenetic induction of mGlu2 receptors

 

Ashwaganda

A prospective, randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study of safety and efficacy of a high-concentration full-spectrum extract of ashwagandha root in reducing stress and anxiety in adults.

Efficacy and Safety of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) Root Extract in Improving Sexual Function in Women: A Pilot Study

 

 

Motivate,Self-Educate

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