There are many better alternatives than drugs for depression. Here's a short summary. For more detailed information, see WDDTY, vol 6 no 6, and the WDDTY Guide to Mental Health
For two and a half years, I was quite ill. I had a sore throat, no saliva, swollen tongue, excessive tiredness, a pain in my neck, dreadful cough and blurred vision, and my heart started missing b ...
High levels of the amino acid homocysteine may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study carried out at the Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts.
Mrs M.C.R., a jovial 52-year-old Hungarian, came to see me four months ago, complaining of numbness and tingling in her hands and feet, hair loss, lethargy, and a scaly, ruddy rash around her eyes, nose, mouth and genital area. Because the problem...
For a properly functioning immune system, consider the following nutrients:
I have recently been diagnosed as having Parkinson's disease, so I am naturally very interested in anything that may help keep it under control, especially since I resisted all attempts to enlist me for clinical trials of a new drug combination
Vitamin C maintains healthy blood vessels and prevents fat accumulation (Am J Clin Nutr, 1974; 27: 866-76).
Vitamin E protects blood vessels and prevents blood clots (Int J Vit Nutr Res, 1976; 46: 18-91).
Low intakes of certain vitamins/minerals, such as zinc, vitamin C, manganese and magnesium, can make people as much as five times more likely to develop asthma (Thorax, 1997; 52: 166-70).