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The Sadder Side of Serotonin

Are you sad?? Depressed?? Tired?? Crave them evil #$%#ohydrates?? Well hell son you just need you some serotonin! Serotonin makes you happy! Whee!!! The research and cultural status quo on serotonin doesn’t make much sense, and is full of contradiction. Strangely, everyone seems to be madly in love with serotonin (people even have tattoos celebrating it – I hope they don’t read...

Blood Sugar Information – Effects of High and Low Blood Sugar

Without question, one of the greatest epidemics of modern man is the epidemic of high blood sugar. High blood sugar effects include, first and foremost, elevated levels of the hormone insulin. Insulin, a fat storage hormone named after ?insulation,? leads to a disorder known as metabolic syndrome ? a pre-diabetic condition that typically includes elevated triglycerides, high blood pressure, low...

Causes of Depression, Depression and Diet

Depression, Dyslexia, Schizophrenia, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), ADHD, and a host of other mental disorders share some common threads. Most depression information characterizes these disorders by abnormalities in neurotransmitter profiles. Like autism spectrum disorders, the origins and causes of depression, as well as most of these other imbalances, can be traced to where many...

Whee, This Health Stuff is Easy!

I don’t like throwing out personal stories I receive from others’too often. A lot of health gurus out there make a bad habit of selectively sorting out all the favorable testimonials they receive and busily go about propagandizing their work – and believing it themselves.I may have once been into’telling everyone how awesome I was, mostly because I knew I had really...

The Diet Merry-Go-Round Twirls in Norway Too

Here’s another top-notch story from Scandinavia, home of the famous twice-daily slab of margarine on white bread.  My comments throughout are in RED.  When I grew up I was the skinny one, and my little sister, who ate exactly the same food as me, and had the same rules at home as me, was the chubby one. We have a fairly similar body type, but she kept gaining weight, whereas...