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    Mary Ellen Guiney is 30 years of age. She has a biochemistry degree from the National University of Galway, Ireland where she also rowed at home and internationally and won the All Ireland Championships in a crew boat.
  • Obesity

    Mary Ellen got involved with her mother’s cooking from a very young age and has all of of mother’s recipes in her head simply by participating and helping to cook family meals from a young age. All of these recipes are very balanced and nutritious and contain all of the three food groups and plenty … Continue reading Obesity

    Psychosis

    Alot of individuals who experience psychosis have a spiritual connection with God. However when this is mentioned to psychiatirsts, they usually deem the indivdual as being schizophrenic and administer drugs to treat the problem. Individuals may experience a negative psychosis where they feel paranoid in their surroundings and feel like a voice is telling them … Continue reading Psychosis

    Anxiety

    Alot of people today suffer from anxiety and are not even admitted to hospital for this. Doctors and GPs quite regularly administer drugs to treat the illness which is not the best route to take. Drugs commonly prescribed include xanax and valium. While Mary Ellen was out in South East Asia all of her travelling … Continue reading Anxiety

    Bipolar

    Alot of individuals today are getting diagnosed as having bipolar which Mary Ellen’s late mother had. Doctors tend to think of the individual as being “high”, however alot of individuals classified as this are extremely intellignet, multi-disciplinary and are simply high on life as they tend to be quite positive individuals and happy all of … Continue reading Bipolar

    Depression

    Mary Ellen experienced positive psychosis while in South East Asia. Unfortunately she was drugged up on western medication such as haloperidol, olanzapine and abilify and suffered post-psychotic depression as the drugs made her extremely lethargic and gain 20 lbs of fat. She pulled through this difficult time and eventually got training on her own for … Continue reading Depression

    Fresh Lavender is a good sleep inducer

    Lavender is a favourite for many people thanks to its pleasant, refreshing scent, and the many health benefits it brings. Cultivated in countries all around the world, it’s easy to get some and use it yourself. While it’s easier to use lavender oil, there are things you can do with fresh lavender, as well. Find … Continue reading Fresh Lavender is a good sleep inducer

    Hieracium pilosella – an ancient remedy

    Centuries ago, many plants related to Hieracium pilosella were used in traditional herbal treatments all over Europe. Back then, they were consideredmiraculous remedies against lung diseases.Nowadays, even if their popularity has considerably decreased, such plants are still collected and used by some herbalists for their almost forgotten medicinal properties. The following article will introduce you … Continue reading Hieracium pilosella – an ancient remedy

    Medicinal Plants

    Medicinal plants can be used to treat almost any medical problem, as long as you follow a few simple rules and don’t neglect your treatment. After all, the active compounds in medicines are extracted from herbs. It may seem easier to go to the pharmacy whenever you have a problem, but wouldn’t it be much … Continue reading Medicinal Plants

    Wild Medicinal Plants Used by Local Communities of Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India

    Neena Rani Boktapa* and Avinash Kumar Sharma  Non Wood Forest Products Division Forest Research Institute, Dehradun 248006 *Silviculture Division Forest Research Institute, Dehradun 248006 ninuboktapa@gmail.com  Issued: March 01, 2010  Abstract An ethnobotanical study was carried out in adjoining areas of Manali in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh during the month of April to May 2007. … Continue reading Wild Medicinal Plants Used by Local Communities of Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India

    Atomoxetine

    This drug is a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor approved for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Common risks include the increased risk of suicidal thoughts. It can also add to worsened depression and a change in behaviour. Regular checks of blood pressure and ECGs are required while taking this drug. Mary has met a … Continue reading Atomoxetine