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Let’s talk about mushrooms. Not the magic kind, but the medicinal. In particular, cordyceps, a parasitic mushroom that feeds on insects and their larvae. It’s climb to fame started with the simple observation of herders that livestock grazing on cordyceps became unusually strong and stout. That observation manifested into thousands of years of use in
In these videos Alex Leaf talks about the best anti depressant remedies.
The world is racing to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, something that many believe will put their fears around this virus to rest. The latest Gallup and STAT-Harris polls suggest that at least half of Americans would get the vaccine if it were provided free of charge, even if it only cut risk by under 25% [1,2].
No one enjoys being sick. Bacteria, viruses, parasites — all are able to infect us and cause illness. Thankfully, our bodies are equipped with an immune system designed to protect us from these pathogens. But our immune system doesn’t always win out. Infectious diseases have been responsible for the largest global burden of premature death
Mitochondria are tiny organelles known as the ”powerhouses” of the cell. Their primary role is to convert the nutrients we eat into energy (specifically into adenosine triphosphate, ATP), which is then used by our cells for everything from breathing to exercising. Increasing the size and number of mitochondria (mitochondrial biogenesis) means a higher capacity
Introduction To find out whether you have or do not have a medical condition, most people turn to medical tests. A medical examination is any medical procedure (such as a blood test, saliva test, muscle biopsy or ultrasound scan) that is performed to detect, diagnose, or monitor diseases/dysfunctions. 1 Some tests (such as genetic tests)
In a word, yes! Fewer things will cause tiredness and fatigue faster than intense psychological or emotional well-being. But why? The answer may not be what you think. What is Stress-Related Fatigue? When most people think of fatigue, they think of “adrenal fatigue” – which comes with symptoms like tiredness, lack of motivation, anxiety, sugar
Normal Tiredness vs. Anxiety-Induced Fatigue The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as “an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.” Anxiety generally revolves around work, health, finances, and other issues that demand a person’s attention. Small amounts of stress can be beneficial, such as being worried
Overview Aristotle said, “The energy of the mind is the essence of life.” This could be extended to include the energy of the body too. Even in traditional Chinese medicine, it is believed that ‘Ch’i’ is the vital force of any living entity. Without energy, you have a chronic lack of motivation and vitality, you
Introduction Drinking water and eating water-rich foods such as fruits (like watermelon) and vegetables, can be beneficial for fatigue, especially if you are dehydrated. Studies have shown that even mild dehydration can cause moodiness, problems concentrating, headaches, and extreme tiredness. It is important to remember that everyone and every human body is different. Based on