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Vitamins & Supplements

Natural supplements are growing in popularity, and formulas are becoming more effective. If you are searching for natural ways to stay healthy or manage medical conditions, natural supplements are a great alternative to prescription drugs.

The dangers of taking prescription drugs are becoming more widely known, and people are trending more toward using natural solutions like vitamins and supplements.

The most popular supplements today include curcumin as an anti-inflammatory and improve your overall health, omega-3s (fish oil) to keep your heart healthy, melatonin to help with sleep issues, CoQ10 for brain health and memory enhancement and vitamin D for healthy bones.

There are even effective natural supplements like Prelox® to help treat ED in men.

Nutrient Overload: How to count your food and supplement intake and prevent danger

pile of fruits and vegetables
Today let’s do inventory, checking how much of which nutrients you’re getting, from both your diet and any supplements you may be taking. This is not just an interesting diversion. It’s a way to ensure you don’t suffer nutrient overload, which can be dangerous. Notice I say overload, and not overdose.  Good supplements are by […]

Omega-3 Stroke Prevention and Healing

salmon swimming near fishing nets
Every year, an estimated 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke, and about 160,000 of them die from it. In fact, stroke is the third leading cause of death in the US. Strokes are devastating, not only to the patient but also to the patient’s family and caregivers. They rob individuals of their independence and are a […]

Effective supplements: how do you know if they’re working?

A glass globe in the glowing woods
Whenever I recommend a supplement, I make sure my patient knows what to expect from it. But no matter what its purpose, I tell them either “Give it time, and you’ll feel it working,” or “Give it time, and you won’t feel it working.” To which many patients say, not unreasonably, “Huh?” So I explain […]

Allergies Prevented by Polyunsaturated Fats

With much of the country in the throes of a particularly harsh allergy season, many people may wonder why they suffer so much from allergies while others seem perfectly symptom-free. Well, there are a lot of factors that could make a person more susceptible to seasonal allergies, including hereditary and environmental influences. And believe it […]

Vitamin D Supports Bone Health

An estimated 10 million Americans have osteoporosis. Another 44 million have low bone density, which significantly increases risk of osteoporosis. Collectively, that’s an astounding 55 percent of the 50+ population in the US affected by this issue. Worldwide, more than 200 million suffer from the disease. Risk factors include family history, being female, small body […]

CoQ10’s Health Benefits: Energy, Heart, and Eyes

People dancing in sunset with energy from CoQ10
They’re the age-old questions physicians have grappled with forever. Why does my body slow down, and health deteriorate, as I age?  Can I slow or stop it? Recent studies of co-enzyme Q10 (better known as CoQ10) give us some of the best answers ever. CoQ10 is one of my favorite supplements and one of the […]

IBS treatment with Vitamin D

sunshine for Vitamin D to fight IBS flooding a meadow
Now that the spring sun has finally decided to stick around for a while, I have a special message to readers who want to alleviate the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): Get some sun! Yes, I’m being serious. New research has shown that Vitamin D can help alleviate IBS, and exposure to the sun […]

Immunity benefits from curcumin

turmeric root and powder, great for immunity
Your immune system is incredibly smart. It has to be. Battling billions of invading bacteria and toxins is like intercepting every raindrop in a downpour—and in a nanosecond, deciding whether to kill it, change it, or let it fall. Making things harder, countless threats disguise themselves and evade detection. Curcumin, an extract of the spice […]

6 Marks for High Quality Supplements

high quality supplements capsules
A couple decades ago, buying vitamins was a pretty easy process. You’d go to the drug store, find the small section in the back where the multivitamins and other basic nutrients were shelved, and choose one of the three or four options available to you. But since then, research into supplements has intensified dramatically, as […]

Natural Constipation Remedies

Your bathroom is your sanctuary – your own personal spa if you will. The many things you do in there often make you feel cleaner, more attractive, lighter, etc. And it’s no coincidence that a toilet is called your throne. You are the master while sitting on it. You order your bowels to release your […]
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