Recent evidence shows true anxiolytic effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids a.k.a. Omega-3 PUFAs (found in fish oil), which were found to reduce anxiety symptoms in studies.
The number of people taking fish oil supplements is growing each day. Despite the promise of benefit however, the popular ‘cure-all’ does little for the heart
Dear Dr. Mo: I’m worried that smoking marijuana might make me gain weight – is it true that this could happen? Dear reader: Consuming marijuana classically produces symptoms of increased appetite (so called the munchies) and in principle, it could […]
Dear Dr. Mo: Is Zinc helpful in treating the common cold? Should I use it? Dear reader: When we catch the infamous cold (acute upper respiratory tract infection), sometimes the symptoms may be severe enough that we reach out to […]
Dear Dr. Mo: What if I needed an emergency contraception and didn’t have it (couldn’t get it) – would a regular pill do the trick? Dear reader: Even though I don’t recommend this as a contraceptive practice of choice, the […]
Dear Dr. Mo: What are the true health benefits of green tea, are these benefits real and should I start drinking it? Dear reader: Green tea is one of those foods that potentially has enormous health benefits but for most […]
In this post I answer a reader’s question about possible side effects of too much vitamin C.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about common cold and how to know we’ve got one.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about Ibuprofen and talk generally about NSAIDs and their side effects.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about multivitamins and their potential benefits.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about benefits of Acai berries.