Sutherlandia (“Cancer bush”) in athletes

Overview & History Sutherlandia (“cancer bush”) is a unique South African herb. It has a centuries-long history of use by all people groups in South Africa. They used it to boost strength (for example, before going to war), cope with grief (losing a loved one), overcome infections (it was widely used during the 1918 flu…

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Does magnesium help treat the symptoms of ADD and ADHD?

Nowadays, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are commonly diagnosed in schoolgoing children. This usually results in a prescription for a central nervous stimulant such as methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta) or Adderall (a combination of four amphetamine derivatives). Even though they are widely used, the use of these drugs to treat ADD…

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