Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The warning sign ‘inside your mouth’ of low levels

That’s because “vitamin B12 is naturally present in foods of animal origin, including fish, meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products”, explains the National Institutes of Health (NIH). “In addition, fortified breakfast cereals and fortified nutritional yeasts are readily available sources of vitamin B12 that have high bioavailability.” According to the NIH, vitamin B12 is available… Read More »

Essential Reads: Neurosteroids, Allopregnanolone and Vulnerability to Depression in Women

Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from a depressive disorder.  In addition, they are vulnerable to mood disorders associated with reproductive functioning, specifically premenstrual dysphoric disorder, perinatal depression, and perimenopausal depression. There is strong evidence to indicate that biological factors (genetic vulnerability, hormonal changes) and psychosocial factors (life stress) interact with one… Read More »