Is Spring Fever For Real?

Spring Fever Is spring fever real?  According to science and many experts, it is.  Spring fever is the term we use to describe the physical and psychological symptoms associated with spring’s arrival.  Oddly enough and clinically speaking, spring fever has a multitude of symptoms that can be total opposites of each other.  Even the dictionary Read more …

How Food Allergies And Nutritional Addictions Effect Nerves

Suppose you walked into the office of a more or less typically well-trained doctor and complained of vague symp­toms like depression, listlessness, anxiety. (He’s the one likely to call them “vague”; to you they’re quite concrete.) Two centuries ago, he’d have bled you. One century ago, he’d have doled out a laxative. Today, he’s more Read more …

The Menstrual Cycle

THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE While a man’s hormonal profile might be visualized as a straight line that starts at birth, is underlined at puberty and then stretches indefinitely onwards, a woman’s is charac­terized by a series of even, regular loops that begin at puberty, run in approximately 28-day cycles, revolve around one key event ovulation affect Read more …

Menopause And Stalling The Aging Process

THE MENOPAUSE For many women, the menopause signifies the dividing line between youth and age. This feeling is reinforced by the many myths surrounding the menopause feeling terrible, hating sex, becoming old, tired, wrinkled and depressed. These are not physical symptoms produced by hormonal changes, but psychological symptoms produced by socie­ty’s attitude towards middle aged Read more …