The Endocannabinoid System and Potential Therapeutic Uses in Multiple Sclerosis and other Neuroinflammatory Diseases

Multiple sclerosis is the most common inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system, caused by an autoimmune response against myelin that eventually leads to progressive neurodegeneration and disability. Although the knowledge on its underlying neurobiological mechanisms has considerably improved, there is a still unmet need for new treatment options,

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The Role of Nutrition and the Gut-Brain Axis in Psychiatry: A Literature Review

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Individuals suffering from psychiatric disorders experience high levels of illness burden and a significantly reduced quality of life. Despite targeted psychopharmacological strategies and complementary psychotherapeutic procedures only moderate effects are obtained, and the risk of relapse is high in many patients. This narrative review highlights the important role of nutritionRead …

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Pomegranate’s Punicalagin Inhibits Neuroinflammation

Regular intake and regular consumption of pomegranate has many health benefits including reducing inflammation. Researchers are working on defining a standardized dose with the end result of developing a drug to prevent the neuro-inflammation related to dementia, which could slow the progression of the disease. In this study (in the

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Personalized Integrative Approach to Chronic Fatigue

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The aim of this review is to explore modifiable environmental and physiological factors that may play a role in chronic fatigue and to discuss the current evidence for corresponding treatments from an integrative perspective. Unexplained chronic fatigue is a very common clinical complaint. In primary care settings, an estimated 24%Read …

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Tart Cherries for Peripheral Polyneuropathies

Tart Cherries for Peripheral Polyneuropathies
The use of tart cherries for gout and joint pain has transitioned from a home remedy to a clinically supported treatment. In this study, published in Integrative Medicine A Clinician’s Journal, Cindy Alberta, MD examines whether the same biochemical reactions that reduce inflammation, pain and edema for gout and joint

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