Anorexia - Overcoming Hunger Pangs Isn’t Just About Will Powe
Anorexia, an eating disorder has now been linked to lack of a neurotransmitter that is responsible for stimulation of appetite//. The study has for the first time proved that overcoming those hunger pangs
and avoiding food isn’t just about extraordinary will power alone.
The neurotransmitter ...
Anesthesia for Children: Getting Informed Consent Under Duress
...ccompanying editorial, by Audrey Shafer, MD, Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, notes that "the study offer us the pangs
of acknowledgment of human-human encounters as we read the narratives." She goes on to mention that the findings "bring to the fore the fact...
Study shows that chronic grief activates pleasure areas of the brain
... individuals with complicated grief showed significant nucleus accumbens activations.
Complicated grief can be debilitating, involving recurrent pangs
of painful emotions, including intense yearning, longing and searching for the deceased, and a preoccupation with thoughts of the loved one. This synd...
Starved for Sleep? Watch Your Waistline
... Levels of another hormone, ghrelin, which turns the hunger mechanism on, increased by 28 percent.
On average, the men reported that their hunger pangs
increased by 24 percent.
"Hormones change with sleep loss and deprivation," said Strollo. "Sleep deprivation can affect appetite and also the type...
Chew That Fat Away
...faced a dearth of funds for his project explains that the pancreas produces a chemical- a hormone pancreatic polypeptide (PP) that suppresses hunger pangs
once the stomach is full.
Some people have pancreatic tumors and in this case more than required amounts of PP is produced, rendering the person c...
Wolves in Sheep’s Clothin
...d towards loading up with low fat snacks.
They tended to eat less when confronted with suggested serving sizes of regular foods for which guilt pangs
could well be blamed.
Very few actually realized they ate more of low fat snacks and hence accumulated more calories; an alarming increase of 50...
Is the urge to binge as strong a craving as sex and recreational drugs to addicts?
... become addictive just like recreational drugs and sex to individuals who crave for yet another go. //
The same hormone associated with your hunger pangs
has now been identified as the one to be responsible for influencing the pleasure inducing area of the brain which can chain a person to getting addi...
Protein rich diet reduces hunger?
...lease of PYY in higher levels, which was not the case when the diet was high on carbohydrate or fat. Higher levels of PYY effectively brought down the pangs
of hunger, resulting in the consumption of fewer calories.
This finding was further substantiated after detailed studies on rodents, where It w...
Caregivers – learn to cope with life and after it too.
...in a very close and loving relationship. Key features include a sense of disbelief regarding the death, anger and bitterness over the death, recurrent pangs
of painful emotions with intense yearning and longing for the deceased, avoidance of situations and activities that are reminders of the loss, and a p...
Hormone - A Shot in the Arm for Weight Loss
...on, the participants were served a meal consisting of chicken curry, mushroom stroganoff. Participants seemed to enjoy the food and experienced hunger pangs
as usual before the meal. The study found that those who had received the hormone shot consumed at least 128 calories less at the meal.