What is Chinese Medicine? An interview with Dr. Leon Hammer

What is Chinese Medicine? An interview with Dr. Leon Hammer

TCM as it is taught and practiced today was invented by a group of traditional Chinese doctors in the 1950s under orders from Mao to create a medicine that is easy to teach, easy to learn and cheap.

The Couples Using Magic Mushrooms as Relationship Therapy

The Couples Using Magic Mushrooms as Relationship Therapy

Dr. Ros Watts is a clinical psychologist at Imperial College London who guided patients through a trip for a recent trial looking at the effects of magic mushrooms on depression.

Weekly Health Quiz: Sucralose, Potatoes and Dementia

Weekly Health Quiz: Sucralose, Potatoes and Dementia

1 Increasing NADPH — one of the major suppliers of electrons to your antioxidants — can be done by inhibiting the enzyme that uses it, NADPH oxidase. Which supplement can slow down NOX inhibition?

The Benefits of Sex as a Senior

The Benefits of Sex as a Senior

The study, which was conducted at Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom, found that maintaining an active sex life as a senior citizen is associated with a better quality of life and a closer relationship with a significant other.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 6,879 men and women living in the U.K. The subjects ranged in age from 50 to 89 and had an average age of approximately 65.

Like Fine Wine, Marriage Ages Well

Like Fine Wine, Marriage Ages Well

Contrary to what many people think, marital quality does not inevitably decline—it tends to remain high or even improve over the decades.” Likewise, a poll by Starts at 60 found that 64-percent of the respondents said they were happier in their long-term relationship than they were when they started dating.5 The respondents cited increased financial stability and greater intimacy when they got older as factors and generally reported better sex in later years than at the start of the relationship.

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, people who are struggling with this condition may experience ongoing patterns of varying moods, self-image and behavior, as well as intense episodes of anger, depression and anxiety that could last from a few hours to days, often resulting in marked impulsive actions as well as unstable self-image and interpersonal relationships.5