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    How To Select A Food Supplement For Better Health?

    In our search for good health, we tend to turn towards food supplements as a quick fix. This is not always correct as one needs to understand the different types of food supplements, their possible side effects and select the right supplement for his/her requirements. Let us try and demystify some of the questions that you may have about these dietary supplements: 1) What is a Food Supplement? Food Supplement: A product taken orally containing isolated or synthetic nutrients in concentrated form, intended to provide nutritional support to a person who eats a well-balanced diet. 2) What type of Nutrients could be present in such Food Supplements? There are three…

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    A Brief On Antidepressant Supplements

    Herbs have long been used in every civilization to treat depression. Natural depression isn’t just a recent phenomenon. Man has successfully used herbs in the past to treat various conditions and illnesses. And even more so, herbs can now be used today to effectively treat mild to moderate cases of depression. Curcumin, derived from turmeric, has been found effective in clinical trials as effective natural antidepressant supplements. This herb can inhibit two neurotransmitters, serotonin, and norepinephrine. This allows curcumin to act on two separate brain circuits to treat the symptoms of depression. While the chemical composition of curcumin is too molecularly dense to be absorbed through the skin, it is…

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    Tips On Choosing The Best Medicine For Menstrual Cramps

    If it is that time of the month and you have an ache in the lower abdomen, it is normal to search for the best medicine for menstrual cramps. It would be wise to speak with your doctor who can prescribe medication suitable for your condition. Most health practitioners recommend the use of over the counter pain relief medication as soon as the symptoms begin. Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs, also known as NSAIDs, are useful in alleviating menstrual pain. Why Does it Hurt? Menstrual pain is known as dysmenorrhea, and one may experience mild to severe cramps. You can take several steps to lessen the discomfort. However, before you do…

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    Uridine Diphosphate Choline Sodium Salt

    Uridine Diphosphate Choline Sodium Salt or CDP-Choline is a salt that people use to make nutritional supplements. It is a white solid that is soluble in water and ethanol. The salt comes in poly bottles of 1g, 100mg and 500mg. CDP-Choline is stored in airtight packages because it is hygroscopic. Japanese doctors initially used Diphosphate Choline in the treatment of stroke patients, but it later gained widespread acceptance as a prescription drug for cognitive disorders. Health practitioners use it as a remedy for patients with vascular defects that impede the circulation of brain fluids. CDP-Choline is a brain booster that is used both as a food supplement and medication that…

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    Contributions Made By Dr. Simeons In The Field Of Medicine

    When you read anything relating to HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) hormone, you will come across the name Dr. Simeons a number of times. This is because the British endocrinologist has done a lot of research on the effects of HCG on the human body. In 1954, Dr. Simeons published the book – Pounds and Inches – aimed at combating obesity. The doctor is credited with among other things, the HCG diet plan which proposes a low-calorie diet and an injection of low dose HCG (125 IU). According to this diet plan, only 500 calories should be consumed per day consisting mainly of low-carbohydrates, high-protein diet. The diet can lead to…