Anti-depressants are backward, say scientists

We always knew there was something wrong when anti-depressants were prescribed. Now, scientists from McMaster University have challenged doctors on this. The authors of the paper, posted by the journal Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, studied existing research for evidence to support the theory that has dominated nearly 50 years of depression research: that depression is related to low levels of serotonin in the gaps between cells in the brain. … Continue reading Anti-depressants are backward, say scientists

Why this website

Over the last 7 years that I have been healing people, they have sought me out and been hungry for information on proven, clinical data ratified by doctors and the medical profession in some part of the world, on how we can get better with lifestyle, food, and exercise changes. While doctors are wonderful for life saving procedures, they are now beginning to unlearn and … Continue reading Why this website

Higher dementia risk linked to use of common drugs

Date: January 26, 2015 Source: Group Health Research Institute Summary: A large study links a significantly increased risk for developing dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, to taking commonly used medications with anticholinergic effects at higher doses or for a longer time. Many older people take these medications, which include nonprescription diphenhydramine (Benadryl). Many older people take these medications, which include nonprescription diphenhydramine (Benadryl). JAMA Internal Medicinepublished … Continue reading Higher dementia risk linked to use of common drugs

Green tea protects against Alzheimer’s and cancer

Everyone says it’s good for weight loss. But when green tea is digested it is even more effective at protecting the body against Alzheimer’s and cancer than was previously thought. Green tea has been used in Traditional Chinese medicine for centuries and what we have here provides the scientific evidence why it may be effective against some of the key diseases we face today. The study, published … Continue reading Green tea protects against Alzheimer’s and cancer

Green tea extract boosts brainpower and memory

With the scare around Alzheimer’s, dementia, and memory loss, here’s good news. Green tea is said to have many putative positive effects on health. Now, researchers are reporting first evidence that green tea extract enhances the cognitive functions, in particular the working memory. The findings suggest promising clinical implications for the treatment of cognitive impairments in psychiatric disorders such as dementia. The Swiss findings suggest promising clinical … Continue reading Green tea extract boosts brainpower and memory

Green tea and red wine halt Alzheimer’s

Cheers. Natural chemicals found in green tea and red wine may disrupt a key step of the Alzheimer’s disease pathway, according to new research from the University of Leeds. In early-stage laboratory experiments, the researchers identified the process which allows harmful clumps of protein to latch on to brain cells, causing them to die. They were able to interrupt this pathway using the purified extracts of EGCG … Continue reading Green tea and red wine halt Alzheimer’s