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Glutathione Levels

Glutathione & N-Acetyl Cysteine: Master Antioxidants Critical for Our Health

May 11, 2020

Glutathione is one of the strongest and most important antioxidants produced in the human body. Because of the way the body metabolizes and manufactures related nutrients, glutathione cannot be discussed apart from N-acetyl cysteine (NAC), a form of the amino acid cysteine. NAC raises glutathione levels in the body, sometimes even better than oral glutathione…

COVID-19 and Inflammation

Unexpected Cause of Death in Young COVID-19 Patients is Related to Blood Clotting

May 6, 2020

Researchers at Mount Sinai in New York and in the Netherlands have noticed young patients testing positive for COVID-19 have a significant increase in strokes, heart attacks, and pulmonary embolisms. Often these patients have no symptoms of COVID-19, or at most, very mild symptoms. What is happening? Is there a link between COVID-19 and inflammation?…

Pulse Oximeters Vital During The Pandemic

April 29, 2020

Too many patients are showing up at emergency rooms with perilously low oxygen levels, putting them at risk for severe complications and even death related to Covid-19. However, a simple home gadget called a Pulse Oximeter can help patients seek help sooner. The Pulse Oximeter is a small device like a large clothespin. It functions…

Food for Parkinson’s

Using Food in the Fight Against Parkinson’s

April 23, 2020

Being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease is life-changing, and it can be a terrifying diagnosis for many people. Considered to be a progressive, neurodegenerative disease, the debilitating symptoms of Parkinson’s can vary from person to person. Symptoms include muscle tremors, muscle pain, decreased dexterity, speech difficulty, dementia, depression, insomnia, constipation, urinary problems, weakness, mobility issues, and…

Fast-Carbs

Fast Carbs Undermining Our Health

April 22, 2020

Fast carbohydrates are those starches that are absorbed quickly from our intestinal tracts. This results in these carbs being rapidly absorbed in the body and converted to glucose. This, in turn, causes our pancreas to release large amounts of insulin which tell our body to store fat! It also elevates cholesterol and triglycerides particularly LDL…

Phthalates and Preterm Births

The Connection Between Phthalates and Preterm Births

April 16, 2020

Phthalates, a group of hormone-mimicking chemicals that are utilized in many of the products we use, may increase the risk for preterm births, a new study suggests. Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal mortality, and a recent study discovered that exposure to phthalates, even before conception, may increase the risk of preterm birth.…

Natural Menopause Remedies

What Can I Do to Reduce the Symptoms of Menopause?

April 9, 2020

As a woman ages, she goes through natural reproductive life stages, beginning with the premenarche stage and ending with menopause. Menopause typically occurs when a woman is in her late 40’s or early 50’s, and it marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle. While menopause is a natural biological process, it can make daily…

Traditional and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Bioidentical Hormone Therapy vs. Traditional Hormone Replacement Therapy

March 26, 2020

Did you know that most of your essential bodily functions are controlled by the hormones in your body? It’s true. Hormones act as the internal communication system between the cells in your body, directly impacting almost every bodily function. Because of this, when your hormones go out of balance, it has a direct effect on…

HRT and Menopause

HRT and Menopause: Everything you need to know

March 23, 2020

All women eventually go through menopause. The average age women start experiencing menopause is 51. However, depending on the woman, the menopause process can begin as early as 30 years old. Menopause brings numerous symptoms and side effects. Because most women experience one or more of these symptoms, they turn to medication, home remedies, and…