Nervous (neurological disorders, stress)
The nervous system is the network of nerve cells which transmits nerve impulses between parts of the body. Neurological diseases include stress and anxiety and disorders inclduing ADD, autism, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and stroke.
Autism is a brain development disorder characterised by impaired social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behaviour. These signs all begin before a child is three years old. The autism spectrum disorders (ASD) also include the related conditions Asperger syndrome.
Read more: Natural Medicine Causes & Treatment of Autism
From a natural medicine perspective, there are often physical factors that negatively impact our sense of clarity.Herbal medicine, nutritional supplementation, dietary and lifestyle approaches can treat this condition naturally, without the use of pharmacological drugs.
Read more: Natural Medicine to Enhance Mental Clarity
Causes of fatigue that can be treated by natural medicine are poor digestion & absorption e.g. in Crohn's disease, coeliac disease), bowel flora imbalance, infections, adrenal exhaustion, blood sugar & hormonal imbalance.
Read more: Natural Medicine Causes & Treatment of Low Energy
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) is a developmental disorder, characterised by difficulty paying attention, excessive activity & behavior without regards to consequence.
Read more: Natural Medicine Causes & Treatment of ADHD ADD
People will describe low moods, feeling foggy and physical symptoms that are worse in the damp weather such as lung and joint problems. Whilst a seasonal decline in energy and mood is normal for many of us, some of us may actually be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or the winter blues.
Read more: Natural Medicine Causes & Treatment of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
As reported on the BBC News on 3rd May 2011, there is a link between being overweight and dementia. The study says 1.6 billion adults are overweight worldwide. While previous studies have indicated a link between obesity and dementia, a new study of 8,534 of Swedish twins, in the journal Neurology, suggests just being overweight is also a risk factor.
Read more: Obesity linked to increased risk of dementia