Articles under SAMe


  • Methylation and Methylators

    As we interact with our environment, there are definite changes in our epigenetic profile. This means that information from our surroundings (such as interactions with society and culture, use of internet, communication with people, reading etc.) is reflected on how our genes are ultimately expressed. Monozygotic (identical) twins who have been exposed to different environments have different epigenetic characteristics (1). Information from the environment has an impact on DNA methyla...
  • Methylation and Methylators

    As we interact with our environment, there are definite changes in our epigenetic profile. This means that information from our surroundings, (such as interactions with society and culture, the use of internet, communication with people, reading etc.) is reflected on how our genes are ultimately expressed. Researchers have shown that monozygotic (identical) twins who have been exposed to different environments have different epigenetic characteristics (1).   What happens is t...
  • Some Highlights of the 2011 London Medical Conference

    Some Highlights of the 2011 London Medical Conference I was reinvigorated by doctors Wright’s and Gordon’s September lectures in London, England. They reaffirmed old knowledge and brought to light new research in the exciting field of anti-aging medicine. For example, ...
  • SAMe - The Ultimate Nutrient For Mood, Liver, Heart, Joint And Brain Protection

    SAMe - The Ultimate Nutrient For Mood, Liver, Heart, Joint And Brain Protection S-Adenosylmethionine, more popularly known as "SAMe", is hardly a household word, even among life-extension and anti-aging medicine enthusiasts, yet its pivotal importance in human health and biochemistry is hard to over-estimate. As SAMe research pioneer G. Stramentinol notes; "[SAMe] is an important physiologic compound that occurs in every living cell... SAMe is probably second only to ATP in the...
  • Depression & SAMe

    Depression & SAMe Over 17 million Americans are affected by depression and yet many of these cases are never diagnosed or treated properly. Depression is characterized by persistent symptoms lasting for over two weeks. Symptoms include feelings of sadness and pessimism, loss of motivation or initiative, changes in sleep patterns and in appetite, bouts of crying and thoughts of suicide. There are many factors which can trigger depression but it is increasingly recognize...
  • Anti-Depressive Procedures

    Anti-Depressive Procedures Ed.- Dr. Brown is one of the leading psychiatrists in New York and is a forthright and strong advocate of cutting-edge international pharmaceutical technology. He is also a regular author of innovative medical books both for the public and professional alike. His latest pennings are professional publications outlining the medical uses of several new products and protocols, the first is called Alternative Treatments in Psychiatry and published...
  • Synergistic Programs - Depression & Well being

    Synergistic Programs - Depression & Well being Stage 1:5HTP capsules: One capsule (50mg) 1 to 3 times daily, ideally taken with food. 5HTP or 5-hydroxy-tryptophan is the most potent form of tryptophan that is exclusively used by the brain. As the direct precursor to serotonin 5HTP can elevate its levels and thus alleviate depression. Clinical trials have suggested that 5HTP is as effective as Prozac.Gerovital tablets: On...
  • Lifting Depression With "Bio-identical" Mood Enhancers

    Lifting Depression With "Bio-identical" Mood Enhancers Depression affects millions worldwide, regardless of nationality, race, socio-economic status, age or gender. Insufficient activity of key neurotransmitters, such as the monoamines serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine, is the leading theory of depression held by neurobiologists today. Yet despite the wide array of pharmaceuticals currently available — monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI’s), tricyclic antidepre...
  • Beating Depression, with Alternative Anti-aging Therapies

    Beating Depression, with Alternative Anti-aging Therapies Depression is one of the most widespread illnesses in the Western world, yet it is also one of the most misunderstood and under treated health problems. Approximately 10-14 million people are medically depressed in the U.S. in any given year, yet only one third of depressives receive treatment (1). "Depression is just as socially debilitating as coronary artery disease, and more debilitating than diabetes mellitus or ar...