Categories Inflammation is very closely associated with oxidative stress. Heretofore, the prescribed drugs that neutralize the swelling and tenderness of inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease can sometimes carry a side effect profile. Most conventional non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are linked with a variety of toxic effects, especially gastrointestinal
Categories Older individuals require as many of the fundamental building blocks their bodies can get into them. One of the fundamental components of Fortizel is that it commences the healing process by supporting gut repair. Fortizel™ has a profound influence on aging guts. It starts by rejuvenating microvilli—finger-like projections tasked with nutrient absorption.
Categories Athletes interested in accelerating recovery after great physical stress can improve their blood buffering ability with Fortizel™. In one study female rowers increased their blood buffering ability by 21 percent over nine weeks. In another study of hockey players sprinting performance improved ninety three percent over an eight week
New Study: oral anti-depression protocols won’t lighten a person’s mood until they brighten his or her personality
Categories A new study suggests that oral anti-depression protocols won’t lighten a person’s mood until they brighten his or her personality—two personality traits that predispose people to depression must be affected first. They are high neuroticism* and low extraversion**, both of which have been linked to depression. As measured on
Categories For the depressed, dating can often be a challenge. Even smiling can be too much of an effort. It’s called wearing “The mask of depression”. Here are some tips that can help interfacing with a potential emotional prospect a little easier. Medication. If you are depressed and on medication,
Severe depression in men who experience erectile dysfunction is also associated with a higher incidence of heart problems
Categories According to a new study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. as many as 15 percent of men with erectile dysfunction experience depression. Researchers in Florence, Italy, screened more than 2,000 men for erectile dysfunction and depression, then noted which men later went on to have serious or fatal
Categories Instead of just wishin’ and hopin’ for a dozen red roses to appear on your door stoop this Sunday, try approaching your Valentines affair from the steady stance of logic. The logic being that love is always with us; in our genes, our chemistry, our evolutionary past, our whole nature . .
Categories According to a new study, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry (May 1, 2008, Professor Michael King of the Royal Free and University College Medical School in London) data from the UK, Spain, Portugal, Slovenia, Estonia and the Netherlands, the rate of major depression and panic syndrome was highest among UK males. According to
Depressed Men and Women taking Prozac (and all other SSRI’s) must be screened regularly for osteoporosis
Categories Two separate studies from two respected institutions, focusing on older women and men, have found that Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs: Prozac, Paxil, Celexa, Lexapro, Luvox, Zoloft) are linked to decreased bone density in both. The paired studies were published in the June issue of the Archives of Internal
Categories Depression is fueling risky sex and drug use in gay men, according to a new report by a leading gay men’s health group. Living on the Edge: Gay Men, Depression, and Risk-taking was released Wednesday by the Medius Institute for Gay Men’s Health, a health advocacy group in New York City.