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What is PEA?

Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is a bioactive lipid mediator that belongs to the N-acetylanolamine class of phospholipids. It was initially discovered in egg yolk, soybean, and peanut oil. In animal cells, PEA is synthesised from palmitic acid, a fatty acid present in foods such as palm oil, meats, cheeses, butter, and other dairy products.1-3

Feb 02, 24

Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) and its receptors are present in different cell types in the central nervous system.

Jan 31, 24

Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is characterised as pain perceived in the pelvic area, occurring for at least six months duration, irrespective of both menstruation and intercourse. CPP may affect both genders, however, it primarily occurs in women. Globally, up to 26% of women experience CPP for greater than a one-year duration.1

Jan 01, 24

How DNA testing can bring insight into three aspects of inflammation.

Dec 01, 23

A technical piece comprehensively discussing vitamin B6 and the rise in prevalence of peripheral neuropathy.

Nov 01, 23

Ocimum sanctum (Holy Basil or Tulsi) is an aromatic herb belonging to the family Lamiaceae.

Oct 24, 23

fx Medicine Ambassador Dr. Adrian Lopresti describes various mechanisms of action of curcumin in treating depression, dosage recommendations and when to use clinically.

Oct 02, 23

Ambassador Lisa Costa-Bir explores the pathophysiology and naturopathic options for treatment in PMDD.

Sep 04, 23