Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Nurses who gargled with a blend of peppermint, tea tree and lemon oils had a significant reduction in stress, xerostomia and halitosis compared to those who gargled with saline. (more…)
Effects of Neroli Oil Aromatherapy on Menopausal Symptoms, Stress, and Estrogen in Postmenopausal Women
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. This study showed that inhalation of neroli oil by postmenopausal women improved their quality of life related to menopausal symptoms, increased sexual desire, and reduced blood pressure. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. This randomized cross-over study demonstrated that a four week supplementation with hops significantly improved anxiety, depression and stress levels in the 26 participating subjects.
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A 6-week intervention of mindfulness meditation and yoga significantly decreased stress and improved feelings of peace, focus, and endurance, as well as happiness, positivity, personal satisfaction and self-confidence in the participating medical students. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A twelve-week supplementation with L-carnosine significantly improved markers of oxidative stress and renal function in the ninety participating pediatric patients with diabetic nephropathy. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Supplementing with lutein and zeaxanthin significantly decreased serum cortisol levels and psychological stress in the participating subjects. (more…)
Camellia Oil-Enriched Diet Reduces Oxidative Stress and Inflammation in Individuals with High Cholesterol
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Camellia oil , an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory monounsaturated fatty acid, significantly reduced biomarkers of oxidation and inflammation in participating hypercholesterolemic Thai women. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Auricular acupuncture significantly improved physical and psychological stress, cortisol levels and sleep quality in the 32 participating South Korean women. (more…)
Aroma Works through Various Means to Influence Cognitive and Physiological Function after Stress Exposure
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A study of 92 participating healthy adults, demonstrated the effectiveness of lavender aromatherapy in significantly improving post –stress memory and processing speed.
Coenzyme Q10 Reduces Oxidative Stress and Inflammation Factors in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients – Director’s Choice
Written by James C. Morton Jr., Staff Writer. In a randomized placebo-controlled, single-blinded, parallel, clinical research study, Coenzyme Q10 significantly decreases oxidative stress (17.6%) and inflammation factors (42.5%) compared to baseline and placebo group. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. A new curcumin formulation containing fenugreek fiber significantly decreased stress, anxiety and fatigue and improved Quality of Life in participating subjects. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Study participants with high blood pressure significantly decreased both systolic and diastolic blood pressures while taking 200 mg of theanine daily for 7 days compared to those participants in the caffeine plus placebo group.
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Students, who drank milk containing the probiotic Lactobacillus casei [called Shirota (LcS)] 8 weeks prior to taking an important exam, experienced significantly lower salivary cortisol levels while taking the exam. Their rate of cold and flu symptoms were also significantly lower during the 8 weeks prior to the exams when compared to control. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Fenugreek seed extract significantly protects against MSG-induced dyslipidemia and oxidative stress in rats and may play an important future role in treating dyslipidemia and atherosclerosis. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Twenty-five patients with high cholesterol, consuming walnut and walnut-flaxseed diets, saw a significant improvement in blood pressure and blood flow. (more…)