Tag Archives: Help

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

How Nutritional Psychiatry Can Help Address Mental Health Conditions

Nutritional psychiatry has previously been seen as complementary and supplementary to official medical action, but it is finally making its way into the mainstream. It’s known that certain nutrient deficiencies such as magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids and probiotics are linked with the onset of mental health problems, and these have previously been treated solely with the… Read More »

Medical News Today: Can naltrexone help with multiple sclerosis (MS)?

Naltrexone, in low doses, has recently become a popular drug for treating multiple sclerosis. This is an off-label use, and research into its effectiveness is still underway. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that damages the nerve cells. As it progresses, symptoms can get in the way of daily life and impair movement, speech, and… Read More »