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Decreased oxidative deamination of catecholamines associated with clinical scleroderma by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By Shannon Brunjes and Colleague Urinary catecholamines and their metabolites were determined in fourteen scleroderma patients and in twenty normals. Scleroderma patients showed significantly decreased output of free epinephrine, total norepinephrine, and vanillylmandelic acid (VMA). There was significant elevation of total normetanephrine ... Read on »
Understanding Insulin by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 2:48pm Understanding Insulin By: Eric Cressey All too often, we overlook the important underlying anatomy and physiology upon which solid training and nutrition recommendations are based. In rushing to get to the “meat and potatoes” (the program or ultimate recommendations) of an article, we fail to truly question and understand the ... Read on »
Phaeochromocytoma Mimicking Scleroderma by Jan Posted Fri 18 Mar 2011 3:04am Abstract We describe a patient with adrenal phaeochromocytoma who presented with peripheral vasospasm and ischaemia and other manifestations mimicking features of systemic sclerosis, which resolved after resection of the tumor. Phaeochromocytoma should be suspected in patients with features of scleroderma who are negative for auto-antibodies ... Read on »
Laughter is good medicine. It a ... by Duane Sherry, M.S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 1:30pm Laughter is good medicine.  It always has been.  Now, researchers are finding out just how good.  A recent study reveals that even the anticipation of laughter increases beneficial chemicals and hormones, along with reducing ones related to stress - such as cortisol, epinephrine, and dopac.   An article from ScienceDaily: Anti ... Read on »
Can Chronic Stress Harm Your Heart? by Robert W. Posted Sun 12 Apr 2009 9:46pm CAN CHRONIC STRESS HARM YOUR HEART?    As we all know, we are currently living in troubling times.   Anxiety and depression are widespread as recently unemployed people struggle to find jobs, while currently employed people are in constant fear of losing their jobs.   Retirement portfolios have been devastated by the dual implosion of home valu ... Read on »
The Nine Best Natural Remedies for Depression by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted Thu 29 May 2008 1:03pm 9 Comments I am very passionate about helping people with depression using naturopathic medicine. Throughout my lifelong battle with severe depression, natural medicines and alternative therapies are really the only thing to help me make significant progress. As a naturopathic physician, I have been blessed to focus on treating depression using nat ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine Supplementation Actually Work for ADHD? (part 2) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 4:48pm Can ADHD symptoms be alleviated by supplementing with the amino acid tyrosine? This post is a continuation from our introductory one on the effectiveness of tyrosine as an ADHD supplementation strategy. (Blogger's note: if you do not have the time or the patience to wade through all of this information, I have provided a 7-point summary a ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine for ADHD Actually Work as a Supplementation Strategy? (part 3) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 5:58pm Can we treat ADHD symptoms via Tyrosine supplementation? This is the 3rd post in our series of discussions regarding ADHD and supplementation with the amino acid tyrosine. Some physicians (and ADHD patients) swear by it, but the results in the literature and clinical studies are often muddled. Why is this the case? Over the past few pos ... Read on »
How To Catch A Flu In 5 Easy Steps by Making Love In The Kitchen Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 3:23pm Halloween is pretty much the perfect recipe for being a kick-ass team player in flu season. Pretty much everything about it is the equivalent of suiting up to be team captain, or maybe lead cheerleader of team flu. So if you want to play, dust off those pom poms, air out the jock, here are 5 easy ways to get you and your familicious on th ... Read on »
10 Ways Vitamin C helps treat ADHD Symptoms by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 Dec 2009 6:18pm How Vitamin C can be an Effective Treatment Method for ADHD We have previously discussed nutritional treatment methods for ADHD, including other "10 Ways" posts for carnitine and zinc . However, vitamin C, while often associated as being more of an immune-boosting and heart healthy antioxidant vitamin, may also play a crucial (and often underr ... Read on »