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Depression may lead to changes in brain structure, shift to ayurvedic medicines to control it

Suffering from depression? A recent study warns that depression can lead to change in the structure of the brain. Changes were found in the parts of the brain, known as white matter. These parts contain fibre tracts that enable communication between brain cells via signals. White matter plays important role in brain’s wiring and disruption in the process has been linked to problems with emotional processing and thinking skills. Through the study conducted on more than 3,000 people the biology of depression was revealed and this could be of help in the search for better diagnosis and treatment. University of Edinburgh and university of Glasgow students used cutting-edge technique which is called diffusion tensor imaging to find out the structure of the white matter. There was reduction in quality of matter, known as white matter integrity in people who reported symptoms that indicated depression. Same kind of changes were not observed in people who were not affected. Depression is becoming a common problem nowadays with symptoms like anxiety, insomnia and stress. Therefore it is really necessary to control the symptoms before they get worse. Here are some safe remedies that you can try to get rid of the problem or your friends can help you with: a. Ashwagandha Ashwagandha has active compounds like steroidal lactones and alkaloids that have antidepressant properties so it is believed that the ayurvedic medicine gives relief from stress and anxiety. b. Brahmi Brahmi helps the body to adapt to new or stressful situations as it acts as adaptogen. It keeps you calm. c. Pudina Pudina has cooling effect as it contains menthol. It keeps the mind calm. c. Jatamasi Jatamasi is known to have anti-depressant, anti-stress and anti-fatigue properties. The roots of Jatamasi has therapeutic effect to mood swings and stress disorders.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 22 July 2017, 07:46:55 PM
Depression may lead to changes in brain structure, shift to ayurvedic medicines to control it

Depression may lead to changes in brain structure, shift to ayurvedic medicines to control it

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Suffering from depression? A recent study warns that depression can lead to change in the structure of the brain.

Changes were found in the parts of the brain, known as white matter. These parts contain fibre tracts that enable communication between brain cells via signals.

White matter plays important role in brain’s wiring and disruption in the process has been linked to problems with emotional processing and thinking skills.

Through the study conducted on more than 3,000 people the biology of depression was revealed and this could be of help in the search for better diagnosis and treatment. University of Edinburgh and university of Glasgow students used cutting-edge technique which is called diffusion tensor imaging to find out the structure of the white matter.

There was reduction in quality of matter, known as white matter integrity in people who reported symptoms that indicated depression. Same kind of changes were not observed in people who were not affected.

Depression is becoming a common problem nowadays with symptoms like anxiety, insomnia and stress. Therefore it is really necessary to control the symptoms before they get worse. Here are some safe remedies that you can try to get rid of the problem or your friends can help you with:

Depression may lead to changes in brain structure, shift to ayurvedic medicines to control it

Depression may lead to changes in brain structure, shift to ayurvedic medicines to control it

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Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha has active compounds like steroidal lactones and alkaloids that have antidepressant properties so it is believed that the ayurvedic medicine gives relief from stress and anxiety.

Depression may lead to changes in brain structure, shift to ayurvedic medicines to control it

Depression may lead to changes in brain structure, shift to ayurvedic medicines to control it

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Brahmi

Brahmi helps the body to adapt to new or stressful situations as it acts as adaptogen. It keeps you calm.

Depression may lead to changes in brain structure, shift to ayurvedic medicines to control it

Depression may lead to changes in brain structure, shift to ayurvedic medicines to control it

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Pudina

Pudina has cooling effect as it contains menthol. It keeps the mind calm.

Depression may lead to changes in brain structure, shift to ayurvedic medicines to control it

Depression may lead to changes in brain structure, shift to ayurvedic medicines to control it

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Jatamasi

Jatamasi is known to have anti-depressant, anti-stress and anti-fatigue properties. The roots of Jatamasi has therapeutic effect to mood swings and stress disorders.