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Seasonal Affective Disorder - Sunshine and Tryptophan

Yesterday’s blog explored what I believe to be the reason that millions of people around the world have a clear seasonal, mental and physical change when winter arrives. 1,237 more words

Health And Nutrition At Any Age

18th October 1645.

Rickets: Old English: ‘Wrickken’ (to twist); Greek: ‘Rachitis’ (In/of the spine). The word rickets was adopted as having similarity of sound.

Today in 1645 Daniel Whistler read his Dissertation at Leyden University on the disease rickets. 302 more words


The Amazing Health Benefits of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a group of fat‑soluble secosteroids found in egg yolks, liver, and fish oils. Vitamin D has amazing health benefits. Perhaps the most vital are regulating the absorption of calcium and phosphorous, and facilitating normal immune system function.  346 more words


Point of View

I had an appointment with my endocrinologist last week that confirmed something that I have long suspected–I have an odd point of view about some things. 463 more words

Bone and the Disease: The Rachitic Pelvis

Disease often leaves its mark deeply imprinted on the skeleton. Sometimes this can be very difficult to see and will require a highly trained or skilled eye. 294 more words


Honesty is the best policy.

Today, I am stuck at home. Why? Because I am doing a 24-hour urine collection for my doctor and I don’t want to go anywhere today and take my “hat” and urine collection jug with me in case I need to pee. 1,590 more words