BPA, Anxiety & Depression – BPS, Appetite, Obesity & Diabetes

Bisphenol-A inhibits improvement of testosterone in anxiety- and depression-like behaviors in gonadectomied male mice. Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a chemical compound used in the synthesis of plastics. It’s commonly found in clear water bottles and on the coating of paper receipts. Bisphenol-A has been used since 1957 and is classified as a xenoestogen –  a chemical […]

SSRIs, Autism, & Low Level Laser Therapy

Examining the Reversibility of Long-Term Behavioral Disruptions in Progeny of Maternal SSRI Exposure Serotonin is understood to play a large role in the development of numerous regions of the brain. This mouse study set out to determine whether the previously observed associations between SSRI antidepressant use during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorder in children is […]

Low Level Laser Therapy – Low Cost Systems

The purpose of this article is to look at low level lasers up to 100 mW peak or average power within the lower end of the price range. LEDs seem to help with a lot of things but for deeper set problems a high peak power may be required, and this necessitates pulsing. There are […]

Clomiphene & Testosterone – Red Light & Cognitive Decline – Blood Pressure, Adrenaline & Taurine

Effects of clomiphene citrate on male obesity- associated hypogonadism: a randomized, double- blind, placebo-controlled study Clomiphene is an estrogen receptor antagonist active in the hypothalamus. It is mostly used to treat female infertility and polycystic ovarian syndrome. This study looked at the effect of clomiphene on obesity and hypogonadism (often diagnosed simply by low testosterone […]

Low Level Laser Therapy For Chronic Shoulder Pain

I have had pretty good success using low level light therapy (LLLT) for a number of conditions. However, I have a generalized shoulder/scapular pain that is not well treated by the devices which I currently have. So I decided to take a look at some of the information relating to LLLT treatments of chronic shoulder […]

Chamomile Oil & Migraine – HPV Vaccine & Fertility – Noise Pollution & Blood Pressure

Evaluation of the effect of topical chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla L.) oleogel as pain relief in migraine without aura: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study Chamomile is the common name for a number of daisy like plants used across the globe for their medicinal effect. Chamomile tea is the most well known remedy derived from these […]

Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Infant Formula & Oligosaccharides – Doxycycline & Alzheimer’s – Coffee & Inflammation

Digested formula but not digested fresh human milk causes death of intestinal cells in vitro: implications for necrotizing enterocolitis “Necrotizing enterocolitis is a medical condition where a portion of the bowel dies. It typically occurs in newborns that are either premature or otherwise unwell. Symptoms may include poor feeding, bloating, decreased activity, blood in the […]

Collagen For Gut, Joint, And Bone Health.

Collagen is an anti-inflammatory protein that can improve gut, joint, and bone health. It is a great source of dietary glycine, which I’ve written about before, specifically regarding longevity[*], sleep, and muscle mass[*] Collagen contains peptides which have health benefits which may not achieved with supplemental glycine powder. The process of hydrolysis breaks collagen down […]

Progesterone – Substance Use Disorder * Biotin – Hormone Lab Results * Vitamin E – HPA-Axis

Role of Exogenous Progesterone in the Treatment of Men and Women with Substance Use Disorders: A Narrative Review Progesterone and it’s metabolite allopregnanolone show promise in substance use disorder, specifically with nicotine and cocaine. “…progesterone, attenuates the craving for and the euphoric effects of drugs of abuse. Research to date has demonstrated that progesterone may […]