Anxiety, Depression and Stress

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on Anxiety, Depression and Stress...
Guest article: Touch & healing – what’s depth got to do with it?

Guest article: Touch & healing – what’s depth got to do with it?

Touch has a broad spectrum of healing benefits; oftentimes lighter massage techniques trigger these beneficial effects more effectively than deeper methods.
Stress: Attack of a saber-toothed cat? Or social isolation?

Stress: Attack of a saber-toothed cat? Or social isolation?

I’ve read it or heard it a hundred times. You have too. It’s the classic depiction of the human “fight or flight” ...
Build stress resilience

Build stress resilience

Stress is bad for your health. But it’s not as bad for some people as it is for others. In part, it could be that ...
Childhood infections contribute to mental illness

Childhood infections contribute to mental illness

A large study performed in Denmark proves that children who have a severe infectious illness have a significantly ...
Why is touch so important?

Why is touch so important?

Touch is important because it reduces stress and improves health.
Find the sweet spot for top performance: relaxation vs. stimulation

Find the sweet spot for top performance: relaxation vs. stimulation

Methods to help you find the right balance of relaxation and activation to achieve peak performance.
Probiotics for depression

Probiotics for depression

Probiotics may be effective for depression.

Benefits and risks of antidepressant medication

Antidepressant drugs cause a dangerous 33% increase in mortality. Safer alternatives exist.

Humans strive for social status above all else. Why?

Humans strive for social status as a way to improve their health.

Use these 10 strategies to give your life an energy boost

Ten ways to boost your energy

I Like Cookies

Sugar provides instant gratification to the brain's pleasure centers. No wonder I like cookies so much! Unfortunately, the pleasure comes with many health risks.

Science reveals simple steps to health – 4 latest examples

The health breakthroughs we need don't have to come from a high tech research lab. Four recent scientific articles underscore the value of common sense and public health approaches.

Sleep Your Way to Better Health

A full complement of restorative sleep is an essential health ingredient. Without adequate sleep your mood gets ...

Are You Over-Stressed or Under-Recuperated?

Dealing with stress is a universal fact of modern life. It comes at you from every direction – at work, when ...

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