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Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn

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Dietary Changes Improves Symptoms in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

On : 12 January, 2013

In : Obesity , Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Effects of increased dietary protein-to-carbohydrate ratios in women with polycystic ovary syndrome Author Affiliations 1From the Department of Human Nutrition, Centre for Advanced Food Studies, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark (LBS, MS, KHH, and AA), and the Gynaecological Clinic Taastrup, Taastrup, Denmark (BS). + Author Notes ?2 The study was fundedRead more

Melatonin: A Tool for Effective Therapy in in Obesity- Associated Abnormalities

On : 11 January, 2013

In : Hypertension , Obesity

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Melatonin and the Metabolic Syndrome: A Tool for Effective Therapy in Obesity-Associated Abnormalities? Frederic Nduhirabandi1, Eugene F du Toit2, Amanda Lochner1,* DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-1716.2012.02410.x © 2012 The Authors Acta Physiologica © 2012 Scandinavian Physiological Society Issue Abstract The metabolic syndrome is a cluster of metabolic abnormalities associated with increased risk for cardiovascular diseases. Apart from itsRead more

D-Mannose for Urinary Tract Infections

On : 10 January, 2013

In : Urinary Tract Infections

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D-Mannose for Urinary Tract Infections By: Norm Shealy, M.D. On: 12/15/2011 15:53:31 In: Integrating Medicine In both men and women urinary tract infections (UTI’s) are one of the plagues of existence. E-coli is the most common “cause” of such infections, being the responsible agent in 85% or more of UTI’s in men and women. RepeatedRead more

Nutrition Plays a Role in Reproductive Health

Nutrition plays a role in reproductive health DECEMBER 2006 At the 62nd Annual Meeting of the ASRM several new studies were highlighted for the impact nutrition has on the reproductive system Dian Shepperson Mills presented how nutritional therapy provides an effective method of improving fertility rates and reducing abdominal pain in women with endometriosis. SheRead more

Study Indicates Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Prevent Endometriosis

On : 07 January, 2013

In : Endometriosis

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A study from Brigham and Women’s hospital (BWH) indicates that a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may prevent the development of endometriosis and too many trans-fats may actually cause it. Endometriosis is a condition that affects up 15% of women and can cause debilitating symptoms. Holistic or “alternative” medical practitioners often prescribe omega 3’sRead more

Beans May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

On : 06 January, 2013

In : Breast Cancer , Cancer

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Study: Beans may reduce breast cancer risk Beans, beans, they’re good for the heart… and the breasts? Maybe so, according to two studies in the International Journal of Cancer that deal with how beans and other foods can affect your breast cancer risk. The first study investigated the link between consumption of flavonols – substancesRead more

Eating Habits May Influence the Risk of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

On : 06 January, 2013

In : Cancer

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By Karen Collins, R.D. Special to msnbc.com Two new studies add to the evidence that eating habits may influence the risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). Incidence of NHL has increased 74 percent from 1975 to 2002. It is now the fifth most common cancer in women and the sixth most common cancer in men inRead more

GABA Reduces Anxiety

On : 03 January, 2013

In : Anxiety

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Relaxation and immunity enhancement effects of gamma-aminobutyric acid ( GABA ) administration in humans. Biofactors. 2006;26(3):201-8. Department of Research and Development, Pharma Foods International Co. Ltd., Kyoto, Japan. The effect of orally administrated gamma-aminobutyric acid ( GABA ) on relaxation and immunity during stress has been investigated in humans. Two studies were conducted. The firstRead more

l-Theanine Reduces Stress Response

On : 03 January, 2013

In : Stress

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l-Theanine reduces psychological and physiological stress responses. Biol Psychol. 2006 Aug 21; Nagoya University Department of Psychology, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, 464-8601, Japan. Because the characteristics of l-Theanine suggest that it may influence psychological and physiological states under stress, the present study examined these possible effects in a laboratory setting using a mental arithmetic task as anRead more

Anti-Stress Action of Ginseng

On : 03 January, 2013

In : Stress

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Proof of the mysterious efficacy of ginseng: basic and clinical trials: suppression of adrenal medullary function in vitro by ginseng. J Pharmacol Sci. 2004 Jun;95(2):140-4. The root of Panax ginseng C.A. MEYER has been reported to have an anti-stress action. Therefore, the effects of ginseng components on functions of adrenal medulla, which is one ofRead more

Herbal & Relaxation Therapies Help Insomnia

On : 03 January, 2013

In : Anxiety , Stress

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Many Americans toss, turn, and try complementary and alternative medicines to ease insomnia. More than 35 million U.S. adults regularly had insomnia in 2002, and 1.6 million of them tried complementary or alternative therapies to get some sleep. Those figures come from Nancy Pearson, Ph.D., and colleagues at the National Center for Complementary and AlternativeRead more

Correcting Leaky Gut Syndrome Lessens Relapse in Crohn’s Disease

The Lancet Volume 341, Issue 8858 5 June 1993, Pages 1437-1439 Originally published as Volume 1, Issue 8858 Intestinal permeability and the prediction of relapse in Crohn’s disease J. Wyatt MS, H. Vogelsang MD, W. Hübl MD, T. Waldhoer PhD, H. Lochs MD Abstract To see whether intestinal permeability (IP) predicted relapse in Crohn’s disease,Read more

Probiotics Effective in Combating Antibiotic- Associated Diarrhea

On : 20 December, 2012

In : Diarrhea

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Probiotics Effective in Combating Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea, Studies Find; ‘Good Bugs’ Look Promising as Anti-Inflammatory Agents ScienceDaily (Oct. 31, 2011) — In four different studies presented at the American College of Gastroenterology’s (ACG) 76th Annual Scientific meeting in Washington, DC, researchers explored the effectiveness of probiotics for antibiotic-associated diarrhea; as an anti-inflammatory agent for patients withRead more

Leaky Gut and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

On : 20 December, 2012

In : Fatigue , Leaky Gut

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Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2008 Dec;29(6):902-10. Normalization of leaky gut in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is accompanied by a clinical improvement: effects of age, duration of illness and the translocation of LPS from gram-negative bacteria. Maes M, Leunis JC. Source MCare4U Outpatient Clinics, Belgium. Abstract BACKGROUND: There is now evidence that an increased translocation of LPSRead more

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