While the birth of a baby is usually a joyful and positive experience for most women, there are very powerful social expectations that after the birth of your baby you should feel nothing else but joy, happiness and delight. Therefore it can be a shock to find yourself also experiencing moments of sadness, anxiety and […]
Tag: managing mood instability
This month, we’ve been looking at anxiety, its symptoms and remedies. Inflammatory conditions are indicated in chronic anxiety and mood disorders and the Other Option’s OMEGA-UP™ can offer natural support for anxiety symptoms because it addresses inflammatory states.EPA (a 20-carbon essential fatty acid building block) helps the body synthesize eicosanoid hormones which help to reduce […]
Is your child anxious about going back to school? It can be nerve-wracking for a child to go into a new school or new grade. Here at THE OTHER OPTION we’ve found that Omega-UP works wonders for NATURALLY stabilising children’s moods and sense of well-being especially around times like going back to school or exam […]
Light up your brain with OMEGA-3!
It’s now well established that depression is linked to inflammatory conditions and taking high doses (up to 2 500mg daily) of Omega 3 fish oil as a supplement (especially in a EPA: DHA ratio of 6:1 or more – see a previous blog about this) is an excellent way to reduce inflammation and therefore help with […]
We all know that serotonin is the feel-good neurotransmitter. (It’s not a hormone by the way, contrary to what many people believe.) But did you know that 95% of the body’s serotonin supply is to be found in our bowels? There’s been considerable research linking gut health and depression so it makes a lot of […]