Poor sleep quality and diet may contribute to the early accumulation of the plaques associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new review. Part of the reason may involve cortisol, a hormone manufactured by the body that plays a role in regulating many core functions, including sleep. Cortisol levels naturally
One of the fastest-growing segments of the dietary supplement industry is the market for products claiming to protect your memory or “boost” your brainpower. These range from mega-doses of vitamins your body does actually need (though not necessarily in such quantity) to novel concoctions such as Asian herbal remedies or
Creatine benefits more athletes than almost any other strength supplement, but is it safe for your liver and kidneys? Properly used, it can dramatically increase your gains.
A new study shows that women with major depressive disorder may benefit from taking the popular body-building supplement, creatine. The study showed that women who took creatine in addition to their SSRI…