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]
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]