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Alzheimer’s Prevention

In addition to diet and tasks that keep the brain sharp, such as learning new skills, there is a growing body of evidence that exercise, by improving cerebral blood flow and improving executive … [Read more...]

Inflammation and Brain Fog

Conventional medicine has shown that inflammation is the root of a lot of chronic and progressive health problems. When there is an autoimmune condition affecting a region of the body, internal or … [Read more...]

Depression and Inflammation of the Brain

New research shows that sufferers of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) have inflammation that effects areas of the brain involved in decision making.  This discovery also hints at why antidepressants … [Read more...]

Antidepressants tied to a significantly increased risk for death!

Results of a recent meta-analysis shows that antidepressants can be harmful in the general population: "The common wisdom is that antidepressants are safe and effective, and by treating people with … [Read more...]

Acupuncture and the Pelvic Floor

Urinary incontinence, or the loss of bladder control, is a problem that's as uncomfortable to talk about as it is common. Ranging from the occasional leak upon coughing or sneezing to symptoms that … [Read more...]

Acupuncture beats drugs for Insomnia relief

Acupuncture outperforms drug therapy for the treatment of insomnia. Hangzhou Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers compared the efficaciousness of auricular acupuncture with estazolam … [Read more...]

Painful Menstruation and what to do about it.

Unfortunately, painful periods affect many women and for some can be extremely debilitating. This condition, known medically as dysmenorrhea, causes pain in the lower back and abdomen. While a little … [Read more...]

Exercise and Memory

Exercise can erase memories? According to new research published in the journal Science, mice that experienced events that were traumatic or fearful for them, tended to forget the memory if they … [Read more...]

Depression and Exercise

You may well be aware that exercise helps with symptoms of depression, but why and exactly how does it improve depression in those affected? Previous studies have shown that physical exercise can … [Read more...]

Alcohols Balancing Act

Alcohol consumption in moderation actually helps to keep the arteries, specially the coronaries, clear.  Light alcohol consumption is beneficial in terms of what the researchers call all cause … [Read more...]