Researchers analyzed the results from more than 20 previous studies and found that hay fever sufferers may get some benefits from using probiotics, improving their symptoms and quality of life.
Scientists have confirmed the existence of what has been called the “second brain” – neurons lining the intestinal tract that communicate just like the neurons in the brain. Scientists have also confirmed inflammation and nutrition can influence the second brain, affecting our mental well-being. Read more to find out how.
In a randomized, controlled study, use of methylsulfonylmethane (OptiMSM®
) was found to be effective in reducing nasal allergy symptoms.
Vitamin D deficiency is not just harmful to physical health — it also might impact mental health, according to a team of researchers that has found a link between seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, and a lack of sunlight.
Taking daily supplements of the extract of French maritime pine bark, Pycnogenol®, may shorten the duration of the common cold and reduce the severity of sore throat, congestion, headache, coughing and sneezing, says a new study from Italy.