Oxidative Stress Increases Number Of Heart Defects

Congenital heart defects and maternal biomarkers of oxidative stress

Wow. Practically by the week we are finding more and more studies linking interuterine environment and risk of chronic diseases later in the newborn’s life.

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Migraine Treatment Lowers Inflammation

Plasma Cytokine Levels in Migraineurs and Controls

Speaking of inflammation, put migraines on the list of conditions associated w/ inflammation.  The problem with this is that that makes migraines a local manifestation of a systemic problem.  So, just treating the headache w/ pain meds does nothing the address the underlying inflammation, leaving the patient at increased risk of a hoard of other chronic diseases because this was not addressed.  Lifestyle changes geared towards lowering inflammation HAS to be a part of any migraine treatment protocol.

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