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The Role of Inflammation in Fatigue

As a doctor, I hear this question a lot. When a patient asks me, “Why am I tired all the time?” I think of inflammation. It may surprise you, as it does many of my patients, that you could have a problem with inflammation and not even know it, and … Read More

17 CoQ10 Benefits You Can Enjoy Yourself

CoQ10, or coenzyme Q10, is a naturally produced enzyme found in the mitochondria in every cell of your body. CoQ10 benefits include the making of ATP—the major energy source needed for cell growth and maintenance in powering several of the body’s biological processes. CoQ10 also functions as an antioxidant, which … Read More

Creating and Sustaining Strength for Life

Every serious exerciser eventually hits a wall. If you don’t vary what you do, muscles get used to it and no longer make improvements or strength gains. It’s called plateauing. You may be working as hard as ever but not getting any measurable benefit. That’s a clear signal to reevaluate … Read More

Hypothyroidism May Be the Cause of Your Fatigue

Hypothyroidism is most commonly caused by autoimmune thyroid disease, a disorder in the body that causes the immune system to mistakenly attack the body’s thyroid gland. The attack renders the thyroid incapable of producing enough thyroid hormone to keep your metabolism working at a normal pace, leading, ultimately, to fatigue … Read More

What Is Cancer?

Here’s a number to think about: 37.2 trillion. That’s not the dollar amount of the U.S. national debt, nor is it the number of people living on planet Earth. It’s an estimate of the number of cells that comprise the human body. It also represents 37.2 trillion places in your … Read More

5 Powerful Pantethine Benefits

Pantethine, the metabolically active form of vitamin B5 (or pantothenic acid), offers a host of benefits. To start: It is vital for dozens of enzymatic reactions that require coenzyme A, including those involved with processing fats and carbohydrates. It helps the cells’ tiny energy factories, the mitochondria, turn fatty acids … Read More

3 Ways an Oxaloacetate Supplement Can Protect You

Neurotransmitters, on a very simplified level, are like mail carriers. They deliver messages to nerve cells that tell the neurons what to do. When they do their job correctly, everything works well. But one particular neurotransmitter, glutamate, can become toxic to cells when there is too much of it. Glutamate … Read More

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