Resveratrol and It’s Benefits For Your Health

Resveratrol began drawing worldwide attention when researchers in the 1990s were looking to understand the unusually low rates of cardiovascular disease in France despite the high intake of fat and red wine among the French people. There are hundreds of scientific articles that reference resveratrol as researchers continue to explore the numerous physiological pathways influenced…

K2 For Your Health

I imagine if one of every three patients who walked through your door was afflicted with a debilitating, yet completely preventable and treatable disease.  Unfortunately, this isn’t just a dark fantasy, but a stark reality, as more than 100 million Americans suffer from preventable diseases such as osteoporosis, heart disease and diabetes. As a health…

Brain Nutrients for Chronic Lyme Disease

Many people with chronic Lyme disease battle cognitive dysfunction that creates debilitating symptoms, such as difficulties with focus, concentration, word finding, decision-making, reasoning, and analysis, as well as short-term memory loss. The dysfunction occurs for many reasons, such as the presence of Lyme neurotoxins in the brain, which cause inflammation; the destruction of neurons and…

Anxiety Medications Increase Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

Drugs to combat anxiety can be addictive, and can increase your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Research shows that benzodiazepines (drugs like Valium and Atavan) work on the same neurological pathways as heroin. A number of studies have demonstrated that the drugs increased the risk for dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Two studies have appeared in the…

Curcumin the Herbal Cure-All

For, centuries practitioners of Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine have relied on turmeric for its wide range of health benefits. Today, more than 8,000 studies point to curcumin, the compound in turmeric responsible for its distinctive yellow hue, as the power behind the herb. Research shows that curcumin is a potent antioxidant that supports the…

What can your Genes tell us about your health?

The recent advances in genetic research have finally reached a point where we can begin to look at specific genes and what their functions are. With the recent completion of the genome project, research is mounting as studies are being conducted and associations being made as to the relevance of genetic variants to disease causation.…