Hydrogen as a Tool in the Fight to Reduce Cancer Treatment Side Effects

Clinical studies suggest hydrogen may improve side effects of radiation and chemotherapy as clinicians work to reduce cancer treatment side effects. One area in which all medical providers exercise a great level of caution with dietary supplement use is in individuals undergoing treatment for malignancy. As both radiation and chemotherapyRead …

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Hydrogen as a Therapeutic Gas: The Science Behind the Bubble

Hydrogen as a Therapeutic Gas

Hydrogen may simultaneously be one of the most basic and broadly applicable therapies that exists. Having one proton and one electron, hydrogen is the simplest element—if assessed only by these characteristics. Much like the halogens (substances like fluorine, iodine, and bromine), hydrogen naturally forms a bond with another hydrogen atomRead …

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The Performance Enhancing Effects of Molecular Hydrogen

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In addition to its potential application for conditions ranging from treatment-resistant psoriasis to Parkinson’s disease, [1,2] the ability of this small molecule with substantial antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potential to easily traverse cellular membranes and biological barriers make it potentially applicable as a therapy not only for nearly every human diseaseRead …

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Environmental Toxicants – A Factor in the Development of Diabetes?

Data shows a relationship between environmental toxicants and diabetes – so, what can you do to protect your patients? The first Global Report on Diabetes, recently published by the World Health Organization (WHO),[1] highlighted several alarming statistics: the incidence of diabetes has doubled since 1980, and as of 2012, itRead …

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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Thyroid Function and Gut Health as Disease Risk Factors

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With increasing rates of obesity and diabetes, the associated condition of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become increasingly common, such that it is now the number one cause of liver disease in Western countries.[1] NAFLD affects 10 to 46% of the U.S. population, with a worldwide prevalence of 10Read …

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French Maritime Pine Bark Extract: A Complex Compound with Numerous Metabolic Effects

French Maritime Pine Bark Extract

Standardized pine bark extract (SPBE), also known as French maritime pine bark extract per its source of the Maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Aiton), offers anti-aging benefits that encompass structure, beauty, and function. A diverse array of clinical research backs the use of this supplement, with data showing it supports theRead …

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Berberine: The Natural Antidote to Metabolic Derangement?

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Berberine, an orangish-yellow alkaloid found at high levels in the bark and root structures of many ground-covering shrubs, has an extensive history of use as a medicinal herb in North America, Europe, Asia, and India. Oregon grape, a North American source of berberine, was used by the native inhabitants andRead …

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