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Mindfullness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) - Effects On ..

Mindfullness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is one of several meditative echniques derived from Eastern philosphy and religion which is increasingly catching on as an alternative to medication use for .
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Does Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Prevent Heart Disease ..

Given the observation that heart disease increased in women after menopause, it was long felt that estrogen and progesterone (which decline after menopause) had a protective effect against heart ..
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Are Natural Herbs - A Safe and Effective Way to Lose Weight?

A variety of products are sold in stores as natural weight loss aids, most of which have not been scientifically evaluated. Seven percent of Americans are using over the counter weight loss products, .
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Exercise in the Treatment of Depression

A number of studies, dating from the mid 1990s to more recently, show that cardio vascular and resistance or weight training combat mild to severe depression. It turns out that exercise results in a ..
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Can Changing Your Diet Help Your Depression?

We don't always have to rely solely on prescription medications for the treatment of depression. Proper diet is critical for preventing depression. Studies have shown that high fat foods lead to ..
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Herbs and Supplements for the Treatment of Depression - Do ..

There are a number of natural herbs and supplements that are advocated for the treatment of depression. I talked about St John's Wort in another publication. Here I cover some other alternatives. ..
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St John's Wort for Depression? Should I Try It?

St John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a natural herb that is available over the counter treatment for the treatment of mild depression; 12% of Americans report using it at least once a year. St. ..
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Does Saw Palmetto Help Enlarged Prostate (Benign Prostatic ..

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) (also known as Enlarging Prostate, or EP) is a thickening of the prostate tissue surrounding the urethra in older men that is associated with problems with ..
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Will Valerian Help Me Fall Asleep?

Valerian, a supplement available in the US is an extract of the Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis), a perennial plant native to North America, Asia and Europe, and is widely prescribed in Europe ..
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They're Drugging Our Drinking Water?

"We should put this stuff in the drinking water". That's what some of my cardiology colleagues were quoted as saying about statins for cholesterol lowering, but a recent investigatory report by the ..
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Herbs and Supplements for Menopausal Symptoms - Is there Any ..

With publicity about the dangers of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) getting so much publicity, a lot of women are turning to herbs and supplements for hot flashes and other symptoms associated with .
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Is Echinacea An Effective Treatment For Colds?

Echinacea is the name of a plant native to North American that has been used by Native Americans for centuries to treat infections. At $300 million in annual US sales Echinacea is the most popular ..
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Is it Safe to Be On Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)?

About the age of 50, women go through menopause, which is associated with the cessation of ovulation and menstrual cycling, and a decline in estrogen and progesterone levels. The conclusion that ..
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Do Antidepressants Make You Suicidal?

During my residency days Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) like fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem), paroxetine (Paxil), fluvoxamine (Luvox), citalopram (Celexa), and sertraline (Zoloft), were .
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