Reward Deficiency Syndrome

Tyrosine depletion appears to affect reward-based processing (McLean et al 2004) and tests involving reward punishment processing are affected by dopamine depletion (Roiser et al 2005). A lack of D2 receptors and or dopamine depletion states have been implicated in a number of conditions or destructive behaviours thought to be caused by poorly functioning biochemical reward systems. Individuals tend to be at risk of multiple addictive, impulsive and compulsive behavioural problems, such as...

Vaginitis And Cervicitis

Clinical data support the use of tea tree oil for vaginitis and cervicitis caused by Trichomonas vaginalis or Candida albicans (WHO 2003). An open study found that intravaginal application of tampons saturated in a diluted emulsified solution successfully healed vaginitis and cervicitis (n 130) caused by T. vaginalis. Vaginal pessaries containing 0.2 g essential oil inserted nightly eradicated symptoms of leucorrhoea and burning in 86 of women with C. a b 'cans vaginitis after 30 days in with...