April 2005 - Page 3 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Melatonin may provide relief for headaches

An article in the journal Neurology shows that supplements of the hormone melatonin may provide relief for stabbing headaches while also helping users get a good night’s sleep without feeling dazed and confused the next day.

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You are what you eat -- and that goes for baboons too

A study of baboons published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that vitamin E’s anti-inflammatory effects may be increased when a CoQ10 supplement is added.

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Between systolic and diastolic

Your average Joe probably doesn’t give much thought to the difference between systolic and diastolic blood pressure measurements.

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Almonds get the FDA nod of approval

Even a blind squirrel finds a nut now and then, and we have evidence that the FDA actually found a nut (both literally and figuratively) when agency officials gave almonds a nod of approval.

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Eating seeds from different fruits

“Does anyone eat or know about the eating of seeds of different fruits, such as grapes, citrus, etc.? Is it good for you? Are any poisonous?

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The overwhelming demands of surgery

The mental stress that goes hand in hand with surgery is a given. The stress that HSI Panelist Allan Spreen, M.D., refers to in the above quote concerns the demands that surgery puts on the immune system.

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The skin

It weighs roughly six pounds, and if taken off your body and laid flat it would cover more than 20 square feet. More importantly, skin is instrumental in stabilizing the body’s internal environment.

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