Guns Don’t Kill People; Antidepressants Do

It happened yet again. On November 8th, Americans had to witness another tragic scene of innocent people being killed at the hand of a sociopathic maniac—this time in the safe confines of Thousand Oaks, California, once considered America’s safest city. And, just like clockwork, calls for banning guns came from…

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Alcohol and Sleep

Sleep is one of the most important factors in achieving a healthy lifestyle and an ideal weight. If you sleep poorly or not enough, you will produce more of the hormone ghrelin (also known as the appetite-regulating hormone or growth hormone secretagogue ormotilin-related peptide), which is secreted when you’re hungry and decreases when you’re satiated.  It…

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