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What is healing? (2)

Many people will believe that a medication or surgery or an adjustment cured them.  Medication can do one of two things:  stimulate a part of part of the body to work faster or depress a part of the body to work slower, that’s all!   121 more words


4 Stimulants in Tea – More Than Just Caffeine | Authority Nutrition

There are 4 substances in tea that are able to cross the blood-brain barrier to provide a stimulant effect.

We have good, old caffeine… which you can also get from coffee and soft drinks. 881 more words

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Stimulants Safe in Children With ADHD and Heart Disease

Stimulant medication for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children with congenital heart disease (CHD) does not affect heart rate or blood pressure and can be safely administered in this patient population, new research suggests. 517 more words


I'm nothing without my 'pre-workout'?!

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Give a man a pre-workout supplement and you make him strong for life?  754 more words


Caffeine vs. Chocolate: A Mighty Methyl Group

Guest post by Christina Jayson

When my organic chemistry professor told me that the main molecular component of chocolate, theobromine, differs from caffeine only by the absence of one methyl group I was delighted: I could skip an entire step in caffeine metabolism, avoid the bitter taste of coffee, and increase my chocolate consumption. 936 more words

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It’s easy being in love when you’re high all the time.


Week 7

Exam Week! The lead up to the exam was intense, with the constant reciting of drug names and numerous neuron diagrams we drew to better visualise the synthesis of neurotransmitters. 245 more words