Chemical Imbalance Not a Major Cause of Depression, Studies Find

Chemical Imbalance Not a Major Cause of Depression, Studies Find

A new study published recently in the Journal of Molecular Psychiatry questions the hypothesis that serotonin inhibition is the cause of most depression disorders. About 21 million Americans are affected by major depressive disorder with one in six Americans taking antidepressant medication.1 2 3 The serotonin theory of depression came about in the 1950’s when […]

Guillain-Barré Syndrome Linked to COVID-19 Shots

Guillain-Barré Syndrome Linked to COVID-19 Shots

A study by the University College London showed that serious Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), which can result in temporary or permanent paralysis, is a “small but significant” risk associated with AstraZeneca/Oxford University’s AZD1222 (or “Vaxzevria”) vaccine. Of the 996 cases of GBS that were recorded in the United Kingdoms’ National Immunisation Management System database between January […]

How is Coronavirus Getting Into the Brain?

How is Coronavirus Getting Into the Brain?

Recently, studies have been published suggesting a link between the SARS-CoV-2 virus, brain inflammation and neurological dysfunction. One study involving 60 patients who recovered from COVID-19, for example, found that 55 percent of them displayed “structural changes” in the brain that manifested with loss of memory and smell for three months. The study, published in The […]