Mental illness in 2018 is a huge issue affecting many people and unfortunately is still considered insignificant by many people. It isn't insignificant, that's for sure. But is it genetic?
A recent study suggests that acetyl-L-carnitine (LAC) is decreased in people suffering from depression and that it can be detected through a blood test.
Monoamine oxidases, have been shown to play a role in oxidative stress in cells. Monoamine oxidases are enzymes used in mitochondrial membranes and exist as two different variants, MAO-A and MAO-B. Those enzymes have been shown to induce oxidative stress in similar ways, similar to those that result in cardiovascular pathophysiology.
Rhodiola rosea is a flowering plant. It grows naturally in the wild Arctic regions of Europe, Asia and North America and it likes cold weather. Many have used it traditionally as a treatment for disorders like anxiety and depression and more recently fatigue and even neurodegenerative diseases.
Coffee is a complex brew. It contains many compounds, some harmful some helpful. It is consumed by millions of people and some even claim they can't wake up without a cup. I am one of those, i have to drink a cup every morning but no more than that unless i have something extremely important… Continue reading Does coffee benefit or hurt your health?