Tag: GABA

The Medicinal Benefits of Avena Sativa

The Medicinal Benefits of Avena Sativa

The oatmeal you eat in the morning is more than just breakfast, it has health benefits. The oatmeal you have for breakfast is known as Avena sativa also known as oat straw. This healthy breakfast food has been purported to increase libido, calm the brain, heal skin irritations, and help build strong bones. For hundreds [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

Repetitive movement and cramping of the legs, especially during sleep is known as periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD). The movements are often rhythmic and occur every 20 to 40 seconds to disrupt sleep. Causes Limb movement disorder is often associated with restless legs syndrome. In fact, most people with restless legs syndrome also have PLMD, [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

People who are or have been heavy drinkers for a period of time can be struck down by a potentially fatal condition known as Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome. This can happen to anyone who has been a drinker for a time period as short as weeks or as long as years who is trying to stop [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Seizures

Seizures

Epileptic seizures are episodic and sudden attacks that impair some aspect of a person’s function. These attacks consist of an alteration of one or more spheres of the brain functions such as sensory perception, motor activity, autonomic control, and level of consciousness. Epileptic seizures are caused by abnormal electrical discharges occurring in the brain. There [...]

September 26, 2011 More