Monthly Archives: September 2019

Clinical Efficacy of Saffron for Fibromyalgia Treatment

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a neurologic disorder characterized by chronic and widespread pain, anxiety, depression, fatigue, sleep disturbances, and cognitive dysfunction. Treatment may include pain relievers and antidepressants. Duloxetine is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) approved for the treatment of FM in North America. Adherence to duloxetine is reported to be poor because of side effects and the intractable

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Black Garlic Improves Heart Failure Resulting from Coronary Heart Disease

In chronic heart failure (CHF), the heart muscle does not pump blood well enough to meet the body’s need for blood and oxygen. CHF is caused by high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, and other cardiovascular conditions. It is a common cause of death in older people. Garlic (Allium sativum, Amaryllidaceae) bulb has been shown to lower blood pressure, blood

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