FDA is requiring that dose of Ambien for women be cut in half due to prolonged action, making its users accident-prone the next day! I’ve written about this for years, both that women require lower doses of medications, and that there are safer, natural products to help you sleep, drug-free. For full article, see http://abcnews.go.com/Health/fda-recommends-slashing-sleeping-pill-dosage-half-women/story?id=18182165.
Here is a mainstream study advocating the use of a special form of the B vitamin, folic acid. How does it work? To make neurotransmitters, we need methyl groups. If we don’t make methyl groups due to a genetic variation (could be as high as 30% of the population), we have trouble making neurotransmitters, and can become depressed. The solution? take methylfolate! It’s included in my Brain Recovery AM/PM packets and in Better Balance 2-a-Day multivitamins… [>> Read More]
The first animal feeding trial studying the lifetime effects of exposure to Roundup tolerant GM maize, and Roundup, the world’s best-selling weedkiller, shows that levels currently considered safe can cause tumors and multiple organ damage and lead to premature death in laboratory rats, according to research published online today by the scientific journal Food and Chemical Toxicology. Researchers found that rats fed on a diet containing NK603 Roundup tolerant GM maize, or given…[>> Read More]
People are relying on sleeping pills more than ever to get a good night’s rest, but a new study by Scripps Clinic researchers links the medications to a 4.6 times higher risk of death and a significant increase in cancer cases among regular pill users. The results, published February 27 by the open-access online journal BMJ Open, cast a shadow over a growing segment of the pharmaceutical industry that expanded by 23 percent in the United States from 2006 to 2010 and generated about…[>> Read More]