Category Archives: Supplements

Fibromyalgia – What A Veterinarian Would Say

In the veterinary industry, fibromyalgia is known as ‘stiff lamb disease’ or ‘white muscle disease’ in lambs, calves and pigs. In this industry fibromyalgia cures are possible because of supplementation with trace minerals, particularly selenium and Vitamin E.

Ask any farmer living in an area where there is a low level of selenium in the soils and they’ll tell you that they give newborn and pregnant animals a nutritional supplement containing selenium and vitamin E.
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Wild Yam Cream and Progesterone – Some Facts

Wild Yam Cream has been advertised as a treatment for menopause, hot flashes, night sweats, PMS, migraine headaches, mood swings, fertility, larger breasts, heart disease, and osteoporosis.

The people who sell these products claim they contain “natural hormones” and “hormone like compounds.”

To many people, suffering from these conditions, this seems like the perfect “medicine” to help them. In most cases these creams are not effective because the product advertised does not contain the hormone claimed.

The fact is, there is no progesterone in the wild yams, nor can your body make progesterone from the hormone like compound, diosgenin, in the wild yam. So, why is there such confusion about this?
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Natural Alternatives to Cholesterol Drugs

For several years people have been taking cholesterol drugs as a means to lower high cholesterol levels.

The most frequently prescribed class of cholesterol drugs are the statins, also known as lipid lowering medications. However they are known to have some quite serious side effects, such as causing liver function abnormalities.

Statins currently available on the US market include :Statins currently available on the U.S. market include, Lipitor (atorvastatin) made by Pfizer, Zocor (simvastatin) made by Merck, Pravachol (pravastatin) made by Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lescol (fluvastatin) made by Novartis, Mevacor (lovastatin) made by Merck, and Crestor (rosuvastatin) made by AstraZeneca.
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Herpes and Natural Lysine Sources

Lysine is considered an essential amino acid, a component of protein that our body cannot make. Many people use it to assist healing of herpes sores. With other supplements, it can also be effective in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s and hypothyroidism.

Lysine can be used topically or taken internally as a free-form amino acid or eaten as natural food sources. Free-form means that the individual amino acid has been isolated from a protein source and is purely a single amino acid. Free-form amino acids are used specifically in righting deficiencies.
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