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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.

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 […]

Reading Supplement Labels to Learn Their True Benefits

Supplement facts label on an open bottle
“Wow, do I really need all of those?” That’s often my patients’ reaction when I tell them how many supplements I consider essential. I’ll explain why they’re so important, but that’s not the whole story. When you’re looking at 10 different multi-vitamin formulations online or on a drug store shelf, it’s hard to know which […]

Reducing Drug Waste

U.S. Capitol Building
Billions of dollars out of our taxpaying pockets go down the drain, thanks to Big Pharma. Unnecessary stress results for millions of Big Pharma drug users. A new bill under consideration in Congress—the Reducing Drug Waste Act of 2017 —can fix this, so I urge you to raise your voice in support. This not just […]

10 Pill Reminders So You Never Forget Your Vitamins Again

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Studies show that about 50 percent of people prescribed medications don’t take them as recommended by their doctors. About half of that non-compliance is intentional, meaning the patients don’t want to take them, the drugs are too expensive to buy, etc. The other half of the “non-compliers” need a pill reminder because they just forget. […]

Curcumin and arthritis: How to stop pain with this turmeric derivative

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What Is Arthritis? Arthritis Treatments What is Curcumin? Curcumin Reduces Pain and Inflammation Curcumin Dosage for Arthritis If you have osteoarthritis, then you know pain. This debilitating condition affects nearly a quarter of adults in America (upwards of 54 million people). And more than $80 billion dollars is spent every year on treating arthritis—usually with […]

10 Ways Probiotics Fights Diabetes

America’s diabetes epidemic won’t end anytime soon. Sadly, I have no silver bullet to stop that runaway train. But I can tell you where there’s promise, and offer my advice to diabetics and those at risk, so they can put up a fight. It’s not all gloom and doom. Indeed, research pours in every day […]
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