Effects of Social Isolation: Oxidative Stress

Effects of Social Isolation: Oxidative Stress

The health effects of social isolation are real. Researchers have studied the effects of weeks of social isolation in mice and humans and found that it increases oxidative stress.  Why you don’t want oxidative stress Oxidation is a normal process of metabolism....
Drugs that deplete Vitamin C

Drugs that deplete Vitamin C

Several ubiquitous drugs deplete Vitamin C. This powerful antioxidant is already difficult to absorb at the levels many doctors believe to be ideal. If you’re not supplementing, taking the following medications could put you at risk for unpleasant Vitamin C depletion...