Are You a Social Alcoholic? What Are the Dangers?

As a social alcoholic, or a social drinker, you may be considered as a low-risk drinker. You may find yourself becoming defensive when friends or family members show some concern...

Are Antidepressants Placebos?

60 Minutes' antidepressant report in 2012 may have been 'explosive,' but it's not conclusive. Studies linking the placebo effect to antidepressants have been around for more than...

Adult ADHD

Most of the talk and research about ADHD has been directed towards children with little more than passing reference to adult ADHD. Most adults with ADHD do not look like the typical...

Signs and Symptoms of Stroke in Women

Signs and Symptoms of Stroke in Women

Statistics indicate that stroke is the fifth leading cause of deaths in men and the third leading cause of deaths in women around the world. In fact, 55,000 more women than men develop a stroke. Since women tend to live longer than men, the effects of the stroke will affect women more than men.

How Important Is Magnesium?

How Important Is Magnesium?

You have probably heard that magnesium is an important mineral. What does magnesium do for the body and what happens when we don't get enough of it? Read on about its role in the human body and learn which foods are high in magnesium.