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Magnesium and Depression Explained

Magnesium and Depression
There is a plethora of information on the internet regarding the use of magnesium for the treatment of depression. A natural alternative may seem like a miracle for those who do not wish to take pharmaceuticals or who experience severe side effects from conventional treatments, but does it really work? Has magnesium been found to treat depression?   There are very few studies recording the use of magnesium in a treatment regimen for depression. That’s not to say that it doesn’t work but that there aren’t hard, scientific facts. A notable study conducted in 2017 found that magnesium was effective for those experiencing mild to moderate depression. That being said, participants of the study knew they were taking a placebo. Many would argue that this is could potentially alter the results. As well, many patients were already taking antidepressants. While reports still showed improvement, some in the medical field may consider this to be a flaw.   ...

Acute Bronchitis: Types, Causes, Treatment

Acute Bronchitis: Types, Causes, Treatment
Bronchitis is generally just a medical term to designate an inflammation of the bronchi (the plural of bronchus). The bronchi are the larger airway divisions that are from the split at the bottom of the trachea. The following are two the types of bronchitis: Acute bronchitis; Chronic bronchitis. The bronchial tree When you take a deep breath, air travels through the nose or mouth and then through the vocal cords, which are at the top of the trachea. This point is the beginning of the bronchial tree. From there, the air moves along the trachea and at the end of it splits into the two mainstem bronchi, the left and the right, that correspond with the left and right lung, respectively. Within the lung, the mainstem bronchi further divide into the secondary bronchi, bronchioles, and finally the respiratory bronchioles, which end in the alveolar ducts. Here the bronchial tree ends by delivering air to the alveoli, where the oxygen/carbon dioxide exchange takes pl ...

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