Archive for March, 2015

Vitamin D: Health Improving Hormone

Vitamin D can improve your health in multiple ways. Multiple studies have confirmed that if you can get your blood level of vitamin D in the higher range, you can benefit through a decreased risk of many cancers, less heart disease, less bone problems, and less chance of developing brain deterioration. A recent study found

Vitamin D: Vital for Recovery from Stroke

At the recent American Stroke Association Conference in February, 2015, evidence was presented that demonstrated better recovery after a stroke if vitamin D levels were high. This is more evidence to proof that you should make sure your vitamin D levels have been checked and optimized. The study was performed in Massachusetts and colleagues studied

DHEA: Restorative Therapy

Maintaining optimal levels of DHEA can help improve your health in multiple ways. We recommend optimal levels of DHEA in order to achieve this. Optimal serum levels for women are around 250 ug/dl to 300 ug/dl and for men are around 350 ug/dl to 400 ug/dl DHEAS (the measured metabolite of DHEA in your blood).

New Study on Hormones: No Difference in Death Rate

It’s always reassuring to know that taking any medication will not increase your risk of death. Women can now thus be reassured about hormone therapy. A recent study from the Cochrane Foundation has now confirmed that taking hormones does not increase your risk of dying from a number of medical problems. The findings were based

Cosmetic Procedures on the Rise in the United States & Brazil

Statistics from ASAPS 2013 showed that liposuction and breast augmentation continue to be the first and second-most performed surgical procedures in the U.S. Buttock augmentation and labiaplasty were credited for the most significant increases for cosmetic surgery procedures for that year. In addition, these procedures are also on the rise in Brazil. A recent article[1]

Food Allergies: The Simple Elimination Diet

Food allergies or food hypersensitivities can result in a multitude of medical problems from skin rashes to bowel problems. Non-specific symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, diarrhea, chronic sinusitis, psoriasis, skin rashes and malaise can be caused by food hypersensitivities which create inflammation within your body producing these and many more problems. One way to find