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STRESS: THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY

STRESS: THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY

Stress is a condition that many (if not all) people encounter at least once in their life. Whether it’s because of school, work, or relationship, stress can take a toll on your mental, emotional, and even physical health. Although it can be tempting to simply ignore...

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Botanicals for a Better Sleep

Botanicals for a Better Sleep

Imagine waking up fully rested, ready to tackle any challenge and embrace all the pleasures of the world with gratitude. We all know what a good night’s sleep feels like, but how often do we get it? In this hectic, hyper-stimulated, nerve-wracking world, it is...

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Curcumin’s Influence on Cytokine Storm

Curcumin’s Influence on Cytokine Storm

The end stage of virus infections often correlates with the onset of a cytokine storm. This uncontrolled release of proinflammatory cytokines by the body’s immune system involves more than 150 known inflammatory mediators. There are many factors involved in the...

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Sleep Disturbance Impacts Immune Mechanisms

Sleep Disturbance Impacts Immune Mechanisms

The  relationship between illness and sleep has long been known - as far back as 384-322BC when Aristotle wrote about the connection between lethargy and fever. A healthy brain will release neurochemicals like cytokine interleukin and serotonin during sickness to...

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The Rise Of Hemp Products

The Rise Of Hemp Products

The interest and use of hemp products have grown exponentially over the past several decades as the understanding of the plant’s bioactives continues to garner attention. First thing, the difference between hemp and marijuana must be established given their relation...

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ADHD and Substance Abuse: The Link Parents Need to Know

ADHD and Substance Abuse: The Link Parents Need to Know

Children and teens with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely ​than other kids to smoke, drink, or use drugs. They experiment with all three at younger ages than those children without ADHD. They are also at a greater risk for developing...

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COVID-19: Melatonin as a Potential Adjuvant Treatment

COVID-19: Melatonin as a Potential Adjuvant Treatment

  This article summarizes the likely benefits of melatonin in the attenuation of COVID-19 based on its putative pathogenesis. The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has become a pandemic with tens of thousands of infected patients. Based on clinical features, pathology,...

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