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The high cost of stress

Most of us know that chronic stress is bad, but a recent article in Popular Science details the myriad ways chronic stress takes its toll on you. The article by science writer Brooke Borel reviews how the high cost of stress can impact your nervous, cardiovascular, digestive, immune, and metabolic systems. Here are some highlights […]

Americans stressed about money

Americans stressed about money have lots of company, according to a new survey released by the American Psychological Association (APA). “Regardless of the economic climate, money and finances have remained the top stressor since our survey began in 2007. Furthermore, this year’s survey shows that stress related to financial issues could have a significant impact […]

L-theanine and stress

Can L-theanine help reduce stress? According to clinical research, 50-200 mg of Suntheanine, an L-theanine supplement made by Taiyo, stimulates activity in the brain known as alpha waves, which are associated with a relaxed but alert mental state. Also supporting a link between consumption of L-theanine and stress reduction is a study in the Journal […]

ADHD

Health expert says Suntheanine may help minimize some ADHD symptoms

If you haven’t been able to pay attention today, it may be because you are one of the approximately three to five percent of us who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). ADHD is characterized by hyperactivity among children, who may have behavioral issues and poor grades in school. “But attention deficits are not isolated […]