STOPPING SMOKING IMPROVES YOUR MOOD

March 16, 2014 by  
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Smoking cessation is not only good for the body it’s good for the mind with longitudinal studies showing reduced depression, anxiety and stress among those who have broken the habit. While research consistently shows that smokers believe their addiction helps steady their mood, smoking is more likely to cause psychological disturbances in the first place, […]

PAIN KILLER MEDICATIONS CAN CAUSE HAYFEVER

September 3, 2012 by  
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As a health practitioner and researcher, I have been aware of the association between analgesic (pain killer) use and hayfever for many years and I have found that it can be due to the damaging and inflammatory effect that analgesics (and other medications or an incorrect diet) have on the intestinal lining. A large amount […]

OCD and VITAMINS

August 24, 2012 by  
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CANINE TAIL CHASING RESEMBLES HUMAN OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDERS August 20, 2012 Phys.org   A new research led by Professor Hannes Lohi at the University of Helsinki, Finland, revealed several similarities between compulsive behavior in dogs and humans: Early onset, recurrent compulsive behaviors, increased risk for developing different types of compulsions, compulsive freezing, the beneficial effect […]