Eating
Posted in Healthy Lifestyle Nutrition Stress

Non-Obsessive Healthy Eating

Striking a balance between disciplined healthy eating and non-obsessive dietary choices is important. Fretting over meal options, counting calories and avoiding social events for fear…

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Serotonin syndrome
Posted in Medication

Signs of Serotonin Syndrome

Serotonin Syndrome Signs and Symptoms   What should I know about serotonin syndrome (SS)? Curious about serotonin syndrome)? It probably means that you or someone…

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Blood pressure medicine
Posted in Medication

What blood pressure medicine did the FDA recall?

If you take medication to treat high blood pressure, you should check the medication label once more.   And if you feel like the phrase…

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boy with migraine considering triptans
Posted in Brain and the Mind Medication Pain Relief

Triptans for Migraine Treatment: Which One to Choose?

What are triptans? Triptans are the most migraine-specific class of medications that are used to treat acute migraine attacks. In 1993, the first triptan Imitrex…

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Vyvanse in the Brain
Posted in Medication

How Does Vyvanse Work in the Brain?

Ever wondered how Vyvanse actually works in the brain?   Much information exists on the Web about Vyvanse’s side effect profile and its comparison to other…

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Cannabidiol
Posted in Medication

Cannabidiol (CBD): Benefits, Side Effects

  Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive derivative of the marijuana plant.   First isolated in 1940, cannabidiol has been the subject of much medical research…

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Posted in Diabetes Medication Medication

Metformin: Benefits, Side Effects

Metformin, brand name Glucophage You may be taking or considering metformin if you have Type II diabetes, “prediabetes,” or, though the scientific evidence for its…

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Posted in Medication Uncategorized

Xanax: Side Effects, Withdrawal

Xanax: an anxiety medication Xanax is one of the stronger benzodiazpines (BZD), a class of drugs that slows down the nervous system, inducing calm and…

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Posted in Self-Improvement

50 More Ways to Make Friends

A lot of people really liked my post 50 Ways to Make Friends. Many of my posts here are a bit too technical, and don’t…

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Posted in Depression Medication

Zoloft vs Prozac: Side Effects, Benefits

  Everyone’s heard of these two drugs. They’re that popular. But what are they?  How do they compare?  And in the analysis of Zoloft vs…

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