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Where Does MSG Hide?

Does “NO MSG” really mean MSG-free? A product may be labelled no MSG, but it could in fact contain MSG! Unfortunately, MSG (monosodium glutamate) hides under many different names: autolyzed yeast, calcium caseinate, gelatin, glutamate, glutamic acid, hydrolyzed protein, monopatassium glutamate, monosodium glutamate, sodium caseinate, textured protein, yeast extract and yeast nutrient. 129 more words


Metoprolol and the Big Girl Panties

I am a complete wuss when it comes to taking medication. My body already feels heightened and strange, so I was never a fan of pharmaceuticals altering my brain any more than my brain alters my reality on a daily basis. 480 more words


How to cope with a  "Panic Attack"

A panic attack is so common that every day I get such minimum 5 patients . Its

often a reaction to fear (either conscious or unconscious), and some of the strange physical reactions you experience during one are the result of your body reacting to this fear. 392 more words