Nutritional Deficiencies

Learn the Nutritional Supplement Facts

…take a look at five of the most common myths associated with nutritional supplement effectiveness and safety, and what the real supplement facts are for each one. Separating Supplement Facts From Supplement Myths * Nutritional supplements, particularly multivitamins, just produce expensive…

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Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

…disease. Another reason people with diabetes are much more prone to periodontal disease is because they are prone to nutritional deficiencies. Diabetes is nutritional wasting disease, and affected individuals often have low blood levels of vitamin C, zinc, and other water-soluble vitamins…

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Natural Treatments for Psoriasis

…good daily multivitamin and mineral supplement is also essential, especially if you’re taking psoriasis drugs, some of which cause nutritional deficiencies. To date, there’s no sure cure for psoriasis, but these natural treatments are well studied, effective for many people, and far…

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ADHD Treatments That Really Work

…in sugar and refined carbohydrates may lead to reactive hypoglycemia, which often causes irritability and concentration difficulties. Nutritional deficiencies (specifically iron, zinc, and omega-3 fatty acids) are linked with ADHD-like behaviors. Gluten and other food and environmental allergies…

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Solutions for 3 Common Digestive Problems

…before you grab an acid blocker, bear in mind that these drugs have been linked to increased risk of bacterial infection, hip fracture, nutritional deficiencies, and memory decline. Fortunately, there’s a better solution: melatonin. Best known as the sleep hormone, researchers are now…

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Treatments for Depression

…depression, such as imbalances in thyroid, adrenal, and sex hormones; heavy metal toxicity; food allergies; insomnia and sleep apnea; and nutritional deficiencies. Pain and other health challenges affect mood as well, and depression often disappears with appropriate treatment of chronic disease.…

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4 Steps to Strong Bones

…also factors that threaten bone health—speeding mineral loss from the bones or impeding bone repair and rebuilding. These include nutritional deficiencies, inadequate exercise, hormonal and dietary factors, drugs (steroids, antacids, anticonvulsants, and thyroid drugs), and diseases of the…

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How to Curb Alcohol Cravings Naturally

…diets. In other words, optimal nutrition controlled their proclivity toward alcoholism while deficiencies increased it. This works for humans too. Consistent use of vitamin and mineral supplements stops the craving for alcohol. In my opinion, adequate nutritional supplementation is the best way…

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Help Save a Child’s Life

…greatest gifts we can give a child is a firm nutritional foundation. Growth during childhood occurs at a dizzying pace. The average child’s weight quintuples, height doubles, and brain size quadruples in just the first five years of life. Deficiencies in key nutrients during this short window…

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Natural Treatments for Fibromyalgia

…may be causing symptoms, a comprehensive nutritional supplement program, and clinical therapies. Natural Treatments for Fibromyalgia * Check for vitamin D deficiencies. People with diffuse pain often have low levels of vitamin D. Vitamin D deficiencies can cause a bone disorder called osteomalacia,…

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Treating Asthma and Allergies Naturally

…also supporting your entire respiratory system. Natural Methods for Treating Allergies and Asthma * Take targeted supplements. There are several nutritional supplements that I’ve been recommending for years for treating allergies—and, in some cases, asthma—such as N-acetyl cysteine…

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Natural Treatments for Eczema

…a few other safe and effective natural treatments for eczema, including a handful of nutritional supplements. Essential fatty acids, particularly omega-6 gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), are the best-studied nutritional supplements for eczema. A meta-analysis of 26 studies involving 1,207 patients found…

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Preventing Asthma Attacks Naturally

…mites, etc., but food allergies can also cause exacerbations. Step Two for Preventing Asthma Attacks: Beef Up Your Nutritional Regimen The next step is to beef up your nutritional regimen. Harvard researchers found that children with a low vitamin D blood level were 50 percent more likely to suffer…

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Health Benefits of L-Carnitine

…it’s not surprising that deficiencies in this amino acid are associated with fatigue, loss of muscle mass and increase in body fat, mental and physical slowdown, and frailty. This leads to an obvious question. Could replenishing carnitine stores with nutritional supplements delay or reverse…

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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death

…rhythm disturbance and that you need to protect yourself. Fortunately, preventing sudden cardiac death is possible with two safe and inexpensive nutritional supplements. Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death With Magnesium… It’s well known that cardiovascular deaths, including sudden cardiac…

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