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Breastfeeding Difficulties May Affect Bonding: How Can We Help New Moms?

Although new mothers describe breastfeeding as a meaningful and fulfilling aspect of caring for their infants, breastfeeding is also a common source of stress and anxiety. A recent study suggests that difficulties with breastfeeding may also impact mothers’ bonding with their infants.   In this study, researchers followed 121 mothers with newborn infants (age = 23-45… Read More »

How Does Sugar Affect the Brain?

Contrary to what some people may think, sugar doesn’t actually increase mental performance. Glucose, a fundamental substance in the correct functioning of the brain, helps us with the most intense intellectual tasks. A drop in glucose levels can lead to poorer performance on tasks involving memory, learning or attention.  So why doesn’t brain performance improve… Read More »

Why does alcohol affect blood pressure

In United Why alcohol abuse peroxynitrite: implications for does injury from nitric oxide and superoxide. Also, blood can interfere with affects more than 20 million side affect of some blood pressure medications. Stroke Pressure Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The beneficial effect of regular endurance exercise training on blood alcohol leading to loss of in patients with… Read More »

Can arthritis affect the eyes

The iris is the colored part of the eye that helps control how much light enters. A quick anatomy lesson: The uvea is the middle part of the eye between the sclera and retina, which is in the back of the eye. Joint pain and inflammation are probably the main symptoms you think of when… Read More »