OCD Sufferers May Potentially Benefit from the Use of Turmeric


Orlando, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/21/2016 -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a neurological problem, and individuals who suffer from it often live a reduced quality of life. Their brain may tell them they are in danger, when the truth is that they are not. The good news is that there are natural remedies sufferers may use to increase their chance of improving their condition.

OCD sufferers may potentially benefit from the use of turmeric. Turmeric is one of the oldest and most popular medicinal spices nowadays. It has a deep yellow-orange color and provides dishes with distinctive taste.

"Turmeric is popularized by the therapeutic properties it contains," said Divine Bounty spokesperson, Melissa Scott.

This ancient, medicinal spice contains a phytochemical called curcumin, which has antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. It is thought to offer a myriad of health benefits, especially among individuals who suffer from certain medical conditions.

Turmeric is believed by the many to be an effective and safer alternative to pain relief drugs. It is a subject of various scientific studies conducted by scientists who are looking for cures against a range of ailments.

There are antidepressant and antipsychotic drugs that are widely used to fight OCD. However, unfortunately, the use of these medications has been associated with side effects such as sleep disturbance, sweating, and stomach upset.

Some antidepressants are even thought to increase one's risk of committing suicide, especially among teenagers, children, or individuals who are under 25 years old. These pharmaceutical drugs may also interact with certain food or substances, and alcohol.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder causes severe anxiety and it even involves lengthy compulsions and obsessions. The development of this condition indicates that the brain is working improperly. According to scientists, there are areas of the brain of sufferers that are different from those who do not have the condition.

Individuals with OCD tend to have obsessions, which pertain to images, impulses, and thoughts that happen uncontrollably and repeatedly. Obsessions may also be accompanied with feelings of disgust, fear, or doubt.

Compulsions are characterized with repetitive thoughts typically used by sufferers to make their obsessions go away. Sufferers may end up wasting so much of their time lingering to their temporary escape.

Turmeric is thought to have the ability to increase the levels of serotonine and dopamine, which are neurotransmitters in the body. Its effects include the alleviation of obsessive actions of sufferers as well as a reduction in memory loss.

Turmeric contains a phytochemical called curcumin, which has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Curcumin supplements are widely available nowadays for individuals who want to take advantage of the therapeutic ingredients of the phytochemical (amazon.com/Turmeric-Curcumin-BioPerine-Pepper-Extract/dp/B00VSVKJ8I/).

About Divine Bounty
Divine Bounty is a family-owned brand that manufactures high-quality turmeric curcumin supplements. Passionate about the potential health benefits of turmeric, the team behind Divine Bounty have carefully researched and sourced only the best ingredients to create the ideal blend of turmeric curcumin.

More details are available at http://www.DivineBounty.com

Melissa Scott