Creatine Supplementation Improves Memory in Vegetarians

Creatine monohydrate, a commonly used dietary supplement by athletes to improve athletic performance, has been the subject of several research studies. In addition to the studies involving creatine’s effects on athletic performance, researchers have also studies its effects on the brain itself–specifically involving effects on memory...

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B Vitamin Deficiency and Depression

Major depression is a common yet often underdiagnosed psychiatric illness.  Though the exact causes is not completely understood, it’s thought to involve neurotransmitters in the brain including serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine.  Lifetime prevalence of the disorder includes approximately 20% of women and 12% of men.  Consequently, it’s nearly twice as common in women as it…

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