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Omega 3 may improve bed wetting

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Studies | Comments Off on Omega 3 may improve bed wetting

Omega 3 may improve bed wetting

Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Bed Wetting Most children stop wetting the bed before age 5. Many will have nocturnal enuresis (bed wetting) that persists till age 8 or 9. Most will resolve spontaneously by age 11. This problem, while not dangerous, is a considerable emotional stressor for young children who are beginning to have sleep overs with friends or extended family. Many children will hide the evidence (either taking bed clothes to the wash in the middle of the night or even hiding the sheets in the closet) not wanting to upset parents or risk getting teased by friends.  Traditional...

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Effects of Statins on Energy and Fatigue With Exertion

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in Studies | Comments Off on Effects of Statins on Energy and Fatigue With Exertion

Effects of Statins on Energy and Fatigue With Exertion: Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial   Beatrice A. Golomb, MD, PhD Marcella A. Evans, BS Joel E. Dimsdale, MD Halbert L. White, PhD   Abstract   No drug is without adverse effect potential, and fatigue and exertional intolerance are adverse effects reported by patients receiving statins. Little direct information is available regarding the typical or average impact of statins on energy or exertional fatigue. Although many observational reports have cited fatigue and exertional fatigue with statin use, to our...

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Essential fatty acid metabolism in boys with ADHD

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in Studies | Comments Off on Essential fatty acid metabolism in boys with ADHD

Essential fatty acid metabolism in boys with ADHD   Laura J Stevens, Sydney S Zentall, John L Deck, Marcey L Abate, Bruce A Watkins, Steven R Lipp and John R Burgess   Abstract   Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the term used to describe children who are inattentive, impulsive, and hyperactive. The cause is unknown and is thought to be multifactonial. Based on the work of others, we hypothesized that some children with ADHD have altered fatty acid metabolism. The present study found that 53 subjects with ADHD had significantly lower concentrations...

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Zonulin and Its Regulation of Intestinal Barrier Function

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in Studies | Comments Off on Zonulin and Its Regulation of Intestinal Barrier Function

Zonulin and its regulation of intestinal barrier function: the biological door to inflammation, autoimmunity, and cancer.   Fasano A.   Abstract The primary functions of the gastrointestinal tract have traditionally been perceived to be limited to the digestion and absorption of nutrients and to electrolytes and water homeostasis. A more attentive analysis of the anatomic and functional arrangement of the gastrointestinal tract, however, suggests that another extremely important function of this organ is its ability to regulate the trafficking of macromolecules between the...

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