OVERVIEW Neuropathy is a term used to describe several conditions that affect the nerves and can cause irritating and painful symptoms. Neuropathy is a particularly common complication of diabetes and a side effect of chemotherapy. Conventional treatments are available to treat neuropathy. However, research is underway to investigate the use of supplements. You may find these supplements […]
Short sleep duration is associated with inadequate hydration: Cross-cultural evidence from US and Chinese adults.
Abstract STUDY OBJECTIVES: Short and long sleep duration are linked to reduced kidney function, but little research has examined how sleep is associated with hydration status. Our aim was to assess the relationship between sleep duration and urinary hydration biomarkers among adults in a cross-cultural context. METHODS: Three samples of adults aged 20y were analyzed: 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES; n=4,680), 2009-2012 […]
What Are the Effects of Vitamin B12 Deficiency?
A deficiency of B12, if left untreated, can lead to irreversible neurological problems. Q. What are the effects of vitamin B12 deficiency if left untreated? A. A deficiency of vitamin B12 can cause neurological and psychiatric problems that “can progress if left untreated, and can lead to irreversible damage,” said Dr. Donald Hensrud, director of the […]
Panic Attacks And Anxiety Episodes Linked To Vitamin Deficiencies In Groundbreaking Study
With approximately 40 million adults across the United States experiencing anxiety each year, scientists and researchers have dedicated their careers to trying to better understand this condition. Despite this work, we are still somewhat unclear on what actually causes this condition to occur. Characterized by feelings of nervousness and restlessness, increased heart rate, hyperventilation, sweating, trembling, difficulty concentrating […]
I Tried Cryotherapy as a Treatment for Depression
Can going into a chamber chilled to -200 degrees help your mental health? I first heard about cryotherapy from the hippest girl I know, the quintessential person who knows about everything a good year or so before the rest of us. She told me that a Russian debutante she knew took her to a glorious […]