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Depression During Pregnancy Affect Infant’s Brain Anatomy, But No Change with Prenatal Exposure to SSRIs

When a woman comes in for a consultation regarding the use of medications during pregnancy, we spend most of our time reviewing the potential risks of exposure to medications during pregnancy.  However, we must also include a discussion of the effects of untreated psychiatric illness in the mother on the developing child, for there is… Read More »

Fibromyalgia Linked to Extensive Brain Inflammation

Fibromyalgia, characterized by chronic, widespread pain is an often-debilitating condition that primarily affects women. While as many as 10 million Americans have fibromyalgia, its cause remains a mystery. Brain scans of fibromyalgia patients have offered hard evidence that the pain they experience is indeed real — mainly because their threshold for tolerating pain impulses is… Read More »

Recombinant protein keto diet brain rat

Ageing Res Rev. The fact that ACA was ineffective in their hands was indeed surprising, especially given its clear anticonvulsant effects when administered in vivo. Rather, they raise more issues brain highlight the necessity of investigating KD effects in a more clinically relevant model — namely, a chronic rat characterized by protein, medically-refractory epilepsy that… Read More »

Fear and anxiety share same bases in brain

Anxiety, the most common family of mental illnesses in the U.S., has been pushed to epic new heights by the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimating that nearly 1 in 3 U.S. adults and a staggering 41% of people ages 18-29 experienced clinically significant anxiety symptoms in late August. Now,… Read More »

Beetroot Juice Before Exercising Improves Function Of The Brain

Many studies have proven that exercise has a positive effect on the brain. According to recent research, drinking some beetroot juice before exercising gives the benefits an added boost.[1] The researchers recruited 26 individuals aged 55 and older with high blood pressure taking a maximum of 2 high blood pressure meds, and who didn’t exercise.… Read More »