Tag: Depression

Impression, Sunrise

Beautiful sunrise this morning. I love art, particularly Monet. One of Monet’s paintings that inspires me everyday is Impression, Sunrise. The way Monet captured the elements of the sun, water, the landscape, and ships is amazing. The painting led to the birth of Impressionism….

Stronger

You are stronger than you know! Believe in yourself. 💫

Winter solstice

Welcome to the solstice Make a wish, send out the positive vibes 🌞

Waiting for the perfect wave or dive right in?

Waiting for the perfect wave or dive right in? Watching the sunrise and noticed this surfer watching and waiting for the perfect wave. While his friends were already doing so 🌊. Don’t wait for the perfect wave, make your own. Get out there and…

Sunrise

Sunrise, beach walk, and meditation. Great way to start the day. Make sure you have a time out every day to reinvigorate and recharge 🌞💫🌊

Happy New Year! Dr Brad’s Top 9 for 2019

Happy New Year! Dr Brad’s Top 9 for 2019 – Eat a diet high in whole foods and plants, predominantly vegetarian or vegan. Increase consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables. – Include beneficial fats and oils. – Stay hydrated – Drink more water. Aim…

Another day in paradise!

Another day in paradise! Don’t forget to have a time out for yourself every day. Currently I’m relaxing in the sun and surf on the Gold Coast. 🌞🌊

FX Medicine podcast on Cardiometabolic Syndrome Part 1

Cardiometabolic syndrome is a very serious health condition that needs more recognition. Cardiometabolic syndrome is a multifactorial complex condition and is a cluster of abdominal obesity, elevated blood pressure, and elevated triglycerides and fasting plasma glucose. Additionally, there is insulin resistance, chronic inflammation, increased…

International Coffee Day 2018

International Coffee Day ☕️ Coffee has numerous mental and physical health benefits. Coffee should be enjoyed daily with family, friends, or as a time out. Have a time out. Sit back and relax. Enjoy! ☕️💫

Pyrrole Disorder webinar: Part 1. Background, Pathophysiology, Signs and Symptoms

Pyrrole disorder is a complex disorder with numerous signs and symptoms. Although Pyrrole Disorder is not a new health condition, there has been a large influx of information and misinformation in recent years leading to confusion of the signs, symptoms, and treatment. This comprehensive…

Optimum nutrition is the foundation of all health and wellbeing

Optimum nutrition is the foundation of all health and wellbeing. Diet and nutrition play major roles in the prevention and management of chronic disease. 🥗 Eat colourful foods daily: – black: blackberries, grapes, black sesame seeds, nori, kelp – blue: blueberries, plums, berries –…

The potential of Vitamin B1 in improving depression in the elderly

Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders among the elderly. Thiamine (Vitamin B1) has been hypothesised to play an important role in mental health. Inadequate Vitamin B1 intake and Vitamin B1 deficiencies may lead to physical and mental health issues. For example,…

Fruit and vegetable consumption may help reduce the prevalence of psychological distress

Mental disorders affect 10% of the world population and represent 30% of non-fatal global burden of disease. Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide and is projected to rank among the three leading causes of global disease burden by 2030. Depression in later…

Depression and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in older adults living at northern latitudes

Depression is one of the most common mental disorders and is recognised as a major contributor to the global burden of disease. Depressive symptoms are prevalent in approximately 15% of community-dwelling older persons, with major depressive disorder prevalent in 1-5% of adults 65 years…

Healthy and Unhealthy Dietary Patterns Are Related to Depression: A Case-Control Study

Major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability around the world. Depression, based on WHO report, is the fourth most common global burden of all diseases, which might turn into the second most common global burden by the year 2020. Major depression contains…

Gluten may cause depression in subjects with non-coeliac gluten sensitivity

Gluten, the major protein of wheat, has been established as the causative agent in the development of coeliac disease, characterised by small intestinal injury and immunological activation. Gluten has also been implicated as a causal factor in the development of chronic functional gastrointestinal symptoms…