Nutrients improve mood, reduce infection after childbirth
Tryptophan, tyrosine, blueberry postpartum -
New mothers’ sense of sadness often reaches a peak five days after giving birth, and can signal future postpartum depression. The mood changes come from a temporary increase in a brain protein, monoamine oxidase-A or MAO-A, that has a link to depression. Because drugs that inhibit MAO-A have harsh side effects, doctors here wanted to design a supplement to counter the effects of rising MAO-A levels...Continue
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