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“Prenatal antidepressant use and risk of autism” says the British Medical Journal.

Posted: July 25, 2017

An article posted BMJ states there’s a link between Anti-depressants during pregnancy and Autism. “Their  study adds to at least 15 research studies in the US, Canada, and the Nordic countries, as well as meta-analyses since 2010, that investigated the risk of autism spectrum disorder associated with maternal use of antidepressants during pregnancy. The unanswered […]

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CBD Oil

Posted: July 22, 2017

What is CBD oil? CBD, or Cannabinoids are derivatives of the stalk and seed of the hemp plant. There are 85 known Cannabinoids found in hemp, CBD is the second most common behind Tetrahydrocannabinod (THC.) Unlike THC, CBD is a non-psychotropic. This means there is no affect on the individuals mental state when taking CBD. […]

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Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) linked to increased stroke

Posted: July 21, 2017

Medscape recently reported on a Danish Nationwide  Observational Study which showed a correlation between increased doses of PPI’s and in ischemic strokes. Sue Hughes from Medscape goes on to say “The researchers, led by Thomas Sehested, MD, Danish Heart Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark, note that their findings add to a growing body of evidence linking PPIs with […]

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Hormone therapy

Posted: July 21, 2017

In a new position statement the journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) concluded that Hormone Therapy (HT) is the most effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms (VMS) as well as genitourinary syndrome (GSM) for menopausal and postmenopausal women. This is promising as it ensures the comfort healthcare providers, and the women they treat using HT. […]

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Magnesium Glycinate

Posted: June 29, 2017

Magnesium Glycinate: Frequently Asked Questions Why is Magnesium Important? Helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function Keeps heart rhythm steady Supports a healthy immune system Keeps bones strong Helps regulate blood sugar levels Promotes normal blood pressure Important for energy metabolism and protein synthesis Needed for hundreds of biochemical reactions in the body Have been […]

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