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Nutrients

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Magnesium for migraines… Is it enough?

Magnesium for migraines… Is it enough?

Studies have shown migraine sufferers with poor cerebrovascular tone have low levels of magnesium.  Magnesium is a natural mineral that is necessary for healthy bodily function as it promotes heart health, stabilizes blood pressure, regulates nerve and muscle function and builds bone, DNA and protein.  Magnesium is intimately involved in the control of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) glutamate receptors which play an important role in pain transmission in the nervous system and in the regulation of cerebral blood flow.  Magnesium ions plug...
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MIGRAINES?  Never underestimate the power of nutrition!

MIGRAINES?  Never underestimate the power of nutrition!

Everyday thousands of migraine sufferers are reclaiming their lives with MigreLief, a safe nutritional option for neurological health. Migraine Dilemma Prevention and treatment of migraine is incredibly important.  Researchers are discovering that “migraines beget migraines,” the more migraines you have,  the greater your tendency for future migraines.  Evidence shows an increased sensitivity after each successive attack, eventually leading to chronic daily migraines in some individuals. Why you should not wait to get your migraines under control. Migraines are painful, debilitating and...
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The Coronavirus and How to Fortify Your Body Against It

The Coronavirus and How to Fortify Your Body Against It

The coronavirus has disrupted life as we know it and caused much concern and confusion. News reports are constantly updating us on the spread of the virus and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has closely monitored the situation since the coronavirus began spreading between people in America. The first confirmed person to person spread of this virus was on January 30, 2020. Previously all confirmed U.S. cases had been associated with travel to China. As of today, over 20...
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Vitamin D3 – Amazing Health Benefits

Vitamin D3 – Amazing Health Benefits

Much More Than Bone Health Most people know Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) is essential for strong bones, because it helps the body absorb calcium and phosphorus from the diet.  Vitamin D3 benefits are far more extensive and in fact decrease the risk of all cause mortality (death regardless of the cause).  Although vitamin D is made by the body when skin is exposed to sunlight, the majority of people have below optimal levels of D3.  In fact a study showed below...
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These Nutritional Ingredients May Improve Memory and Reduce Stress at the Same Time

Stress is something that affects everyone, whether you are a parent, grandparent, busy professionals or college student… we all experience stress in one form or another. Different types of stress range from being protective to concern about our physical, financial, psychological and emotional wellbeing. It is difficult to live a stress free life. Our stressors may all be different, but the results of stress are the same, our brain signals our adrenal glands to release the hormone cortisol as well...
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Puracol Feverfew for Migraines – A Real Plus!

The herb Feverfew (Tanacetum Parthenium) has been recorded as a medicinal remedy for millennia.  One can find references to the Latin “febrefugia” from which Feverfew gets its name in Old Saxon records. Hildegard of Bingen, a great 12th century abbess and healer made mention of it in her herbal tomes. Febrefugia literally means “Fever flies,” and has always been used as a fever reducer among other purposes. In even more ancient times, the Greeks used Feverfew to treat melancholy which...
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Are You Taking 500-1,000 Mg of Vitamin C Daily?

When we are run down, stressed, or actually sick, our bodies burn through vitamin C at an alarming rate.  Once your vitamin C levels drop, your immune system becomes more compromised which could lead to other health issues. This explains why we are able to tolerate much larger than normal doses of vitamin C than we would normally require when we have a cold or flu or other infections. Interestingly, in healthy people who regularly consume vegetables and some fruits...
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The Single Most Important Fact You Will Ever Learn to Protect Your Health, Prevent Disease and Maximize Your Life Expectancy

Not everyone is overweight, has high blood pressure, high blood sugar, or high cholesterol but… everyone is exposed to stress. No matter your age, who you are or what you do, when stress is chronic (constant and persists over an extended period of time) such as work problems, family conflicts, relationship issues, daily traffic, major life changes, or any response to daily stressors that are ignored or poorly managed– stress becomes a primary threat to your health and your life...
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Are Dietary Supplements Actually Safer Than the Food We Eat?

It was recently reported that a study done by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) stated that supplements caused 23,000 visits to emergencies rooms last year. If you were not aware of the trend by pharma companies and organizations like the CDC that work closely with them, to sway you into believing synthetic pharmaceutical drugs are safe and dietary supplements are not, you might think 23,000 is a lot of people, even assuming all 23,000 visits were correctly attributable to supplements and not something else. ...
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If You’re NOT Supplementing with THIS Vitamin on a Daily Basis at THIS Amount …You Need to Start NOW!

I am hard pressed to name a single vitamin that has consistently shown to be able to decrease all-cause mortality as well as cardiovascular and cancer mortality as Vitamin D-3 (cholecalciferol). The studies depicting these benefits continue to accrue. At this point in time, I recommend that everyone supplement at least 2000-5000 IU per day of vitamin D-3, with the goal being that when you have your physician check your vitamin D levels after a few months of supplementation, they...
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Clearly Safer and Superior Natural Ingredients Providing Relief for Headache, Migraine, Menstrual, Muscle and Joint Pain

How many of your patients or customers (If you are a pharmacist) chronically administer either NSAIDs or prescription options in attempt to control their pain? The business of pills for pain, whether over the counter or prescription is staggeringly large. Millions of patients and sufferers deal chronically with  joint pain or headache pain. The chronic use of analgesics is accompanied by a host of well Known and described health risks and side-effects. Chronic use of NSAIDs can cause bleeding, ulcers,...
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Millions Potentially at Risk of B-12 Deficiency

Literally, millions of people taking acid blocking drugs on a regular basis for dealing with their symptoms of acid-reflux (GERD – gastroesophageal reflux disease) run the risk of becoming B-12 deficient, which can result in troublesome side-effects. (Nerve damage/dysfunction, weakness, fatigue, anemia, memory loss, depression and dementia, just to name a few). The 2 most popular kinds of these drugs as either PPI’s (proton pump inhibitors, i.e. Prilosec, Prevacid, Nexium) and H-2 receptor antagonists, (i.e. Tagamet, Pepcid, Xantac).  Though through...
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