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Importance Of Vitamin B1 For Brain Health
PubMed says "no": My search in pubmed (for the docs, mesh searches crossing both "niacin" and "thiamine" with "anxiety") turned up no studies on this whatsoever. Perhaps there is some literature on this outside of the pubmed database (?). If so, i've never heard of it. In general, supra-physiological doses of vitamins are usually either a waste of money or in some cases harmful. ...Read more
Health and wellness: what are some concrete examples of broad-based prevention and wellness improvements resulting from a celebrity's public battle with a previously stigmatized disease?
Awareness: While no specific disease has been cured or significantly abated from celebrity endorsement, the increased awareness and increased cash inflow for research has been of significant benefit. Three that come to mind are michael fox for parkinson's, elizabeth taylor for aids and jerry lewis for muscular dystrophy. ...Read more
Hormones in general: Are like yin and yang. They can energize or calm us. That's why then need to stay balanced. This translates into mood, hyper or sluggish would be extremes. When mood is balanced we think better and can concentrate better, thus we become motivated to do things and make decisions. Therefore, hormones impact everything in life. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is there a list of vegetable/plant fats and oils, comparing their relative healthiness/badness for your cardiovascular well-being?
Yes: You can get that at the aha website. Note new data on the benefits of olive oil! ...Read more
Mind-Body-Spirit: Emotional health is certainly important, but i don't know that any one area of health is "the most important domain." we're whole beings: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual/energetic. All these aspects of us interact. Emotions impact our physical health and how we take care of ourselves (or not). Our perceptions influence how we relate to others too. For me, all parts are important. ...Read more
Jury is still out: Dark chocolate (not processed stuff in the candy store) but REAL dark chocolate is believed to improve blood flow to the brain for a period of time. Other benefits may be associated such as increased serotonin and endorphin levels, may reduce blood pressure in hypertensive patients, & could lower LDL (bad cholesterol) by 12-15%. I think it's early to know EXACTLY wassup-- but ENJOY all the same. ...Read more
Which role does a lack of safety signals play in the development & maintenance of generalized anxiety disorders?
I'm not sure: What you mean by safety signals. Please clarify and then we will be able to answer your question. ...Read more
What are some of the implications of masturbating almost daily on male reproductive health and overall health?
None: It's normal, common, and healthy to masturbate almost daily, as you described. ...Read more
What are the implications of masturbating almost daily on reproductive health and overall health?
What vitamins should be taken for women's health of age 21? For overall health of nails, skin, bones, hair, teeth, eyes, heart, everything women's body
It depends...: This depends a lot on what your diet is like, exposure to environmental toxins, genetics etc. Vitamins are no substitute for a healthy diet, but for most i advise a quality multivitamin, ideally with natural e (avoid synthetic e) ; the 5-mthf form of folate, (folic acid) without additives like titanium dioxide or polyethylene glycol.Additional vit. C, about 1, 000 mg 2x/day is wise too, as well as d.See comment:. ...Read more
Unknown: Taurine has been studied at mclean hospital, but the results have not been published. http://tinyurl.com/kv9dww3 i'm sorry, but beyond anecdotal reports and a couple of rodent studies, I have no information with which to reliably answer your question. ...Read more
None: Reflexology is completely bogus. It has no basis in fact whatsoever. Reflexologists have no training in anything medical or anatomical. A reflexologist is either woefully ignorant if he believes that what he does is real, or dishonest if he knows it isn't. Either way, it's claptrap. I love foot massages, but I don't delude myself that they give me anything more than a good feeling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: The gardener is literally in touch with the earth. The dedicated gardener experiences the life cycle of growth from beginning to end, cultivating mindful presence and affirming the pragmatic virtues of knowledge, planning, discipline, care and patience. Satisfaction comes when flowers bloom and fruits ripen.Taking care of ones garden is a powerful metaphor for wise living. ...Read more
Why don't some dr.S recommend cannabis? Is it a lack of understanding of the plant? A lack of understanding of the cannabinoid system? Or lack of care
I'm 66, in good health, bought vit. For women 50+. Many ingred. Go way over the dv%; i.E. Selenium is 225mcg, 321% of dv. Is this harmful?
Follow label: As long as you bought the vitamins through a reputable place and you follow the directions, don't take more than recommended amount, you should be ok. ...Read more
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