It’s important now more than ever to boost our immune systems and take care of ourselves. Really excited to share this one with you guys today. If you have a recommendation for a vitamin or supplement that I missed, please drop it in the comments! SUBSCRIBE: FOLLOW: Instagram: Facebook: Twitter:
More than 75 percent of people in the United States take supplements, but the industry is largely unregulated. Senior investigative producer Leslie Marcus warns of one supplement, commonly referred to as “gas station heroin,” that is turning people into addicts. This supplement contains the drug tianeptine, which is not FDA approved in the United States.… Continue reading Learn about the Addictive Supplement Known as Gas Station Heroin
If you’ve recently had to take antibiotics or you’re feeling run down, someone has probably suggested probiotics. We normally find these “good gut bacteria” in our food. But now, there’s growing buzz around drinking live cultures and taking daily supplements even when you’re healthy. The scientific evidence for healthy people is actually pretty slim. Surprisingly,… Continue reading Should I take probiotic supplements every day?
Everybody knows what anxiety feels like – it’s annoying and counterproductive and apparently useless, so why does it exist? It turns out your anxiety isn’t useless at all – it’s a result of the sympathetic nervous system (in charge of the fight or flight response), which lets you respond immediately to threats and can also… Continue reading Anxiety Hurts
Even though depression and anxiety are different types of disorders, they tend to go together. But why can it happen? Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Crisis Text Line: International Resources: Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it… Continue reading Why Do Depression and Anxiety Go Together?
More than half of Americans take a dietary supplement, but the truth is, most people don’t need them. There are, however, a handful of supplements that can be helpful in some situations! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Sources: ER visits supplement paradox selenium/vitE on prostate cancer glucosamine combo calcium & fracture calcium & osteop autism… Continue reading 6 Supplements That Might Actually Help You