2 Ways to Protect the Brain

Omega-3 fatty acids may slow the growth of two distinct brain lesions that are hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. Mentally stimulating activities can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease Call or come into our office today to purchase some of our...

Introducing Patient Blogging

Our affiliate group in Charlotte, NC – Carolina HealthSpan Institute – has started up a patient blogging section on their website. Following the path 2 patients are taking through their treatment regimens over the next few months. We will be posting links...

Get Some Sun and Some Vitamin D3!

Vitamin D3 is actually a hormone, generated by the body is response to sun exposure and not necessarily a vitamin as we generally think of vitamins. Vitamin D3 supplementation is free- 15-20 minutes a day of sun exposure on untanned skin is basically what is required...

OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDS

Omega-3 ranks among the most important essential nutrients out there today. Here’s a short list of omega-3 benefits: 1. Omega-3 benefits your heart health: An Italian study of 11,324 heart attack survivors found that patients supplementing with fish oils markedly...

Cruciferous Vegetables

The cruciferous (or Brassica) vegetables Broccoli, Kale, Collards, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage and others all have some pretty powerful substances that clearly work in the battle against cancer. The term cruciferous is used because during growth, the four flowers petals...

Why Normal Magnesium Levels are Important

Findings derived from the Nurses’ Health Study suggest a protective effect for magnesium against the risk of ischemic stroke in women. The study, described in the October 2014 issue of the American Heart Association journal Stroke, included 459 Nurses’ Health Study...

Menopause and Urogenital Health

The most common urogenital symptom associated with menopause is dryness, followed by irritation or itching, discharge, and dysuria (burning with urination). These symptoms are the result of vulvovaginal atrophy that occurs with the absence of estrogen. We know that...

CoQ 10 is Fuel For Your Heart

Your heart beats about 100,000 times a day and is fueled by CoQ10. When your heart has the high levels of CoQ10 it needs, it works like a charm. The mitochondria (the cells’ energy factories) need CoQ10 to generate ATP energy to keep your heart cells functioning and...