Ways LSD affects human brain

Ways LSD affects human brain

An estimated 32 million American residents in 2010 reported the lifetime use of psychedelics, including lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), psilocybin (magic mushrooms), mescaline and peyote. Unlike other drugs, psychedelics often evoke the awareness of subconscious thoughts and feelings, such as repressed memories, feelings about life circumstances, fantasies or deep fears. People high on psychedelics experience hallucinations, vivid images and intense sounds. Read more

The benefits of lessening caffeine intake

The benefits of lessening caffeine intake

Caffeine is a chemical substance that effectively increases attention and efficiency, which is why many Americans utilize it for their day-to-day productivity. Despite the observed benefits, caffeine has side effects that manipulate thoughts, emotions and behaviors, just like any other drug. Overall, research regarding all of caffeine’s effects on human beings has shown that it carries substantial drawbacks as well, from psychological to other health impairments. Read more

The connection between breastfeeding and mental health

The connection between breastfeeding and mental health

The bond between a mother and her child is incomparable to other types of relationships. Many mothers express an intangible, yet irreplaceable urge to care and protect the beings they bring into this world, although each parent may express this love in different ways. While children spend their entire lives developing an attachment to their mother, new research suggests that this significant bond is established as soon as the son or daughter begins breastfeeding. Read more