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Nutraceuticals and You – Part 1

Coenzyme Q10

So often we see advertisements on TV and social media platforms about various CoQ10 Supplementations, So…

WHAT IS CO-ENZYME Q10?
CoQ10 is a fat soluble compound that is made inside the cell. It is vital because it is a cofactor in generating the synthesis of ATP. ATP is the main storage form for energy. It also possesses anti-oxidant properties that can positively impact the physiology by fighting infections, (such as flu or COVID), and stimulation of the immune system against diseases.

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Mold, Mold, Mold – Part 3

TREATMENTS INCLUDE

Cholestyramine: Is a binder for the biotoxins to remove
Biofilm Agents: breaking agents
Xylitol: breakup biofilms in mouth and GI Tract
Biocidin: Liposomal oral spray, antifungal and antiparasite
Monalaurin: Antimicrobial usage for Lyme’s patients
EDTA:
Lactoferin:
Intestin-OL: orthomolecular product – 1 at bedtime

Biocidin then Xylitol and lactoferrin – once daily
Biocide then Xylitol and Lactoferrin daily

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Mold, Mold, Mold – Part 2

What You Need to Know About This Toxin

Mold can grow within a person’s nasal and sinus cavity.

Here are a few mycotoxins and what they cause:

  1. Ochratoxin: produced by penicillin and aspergillum which cause cancer
  2. Aflatoxins: from aspergillum. causes liver cancer and depressed RNA synthesis
  3. Citrinin: from penicillium and aspergillum: carcinogenic

The spectrum of health impact on patients can range from:
Respiratory issues: such as allergy and asthma
Immune suppression: leading to infections
Mitochondrial toxicity
Neurologic complaints: memory issues, mood, balance problems and kidney toxicity

Here are some symptoms that patients present with:

  • headaches
  • anxiety/depression
  • tingling and numbness
  • fatigue and malaise
  • memory and cognitive decline
  • gastrointestinal issue: pain, bloating, discomfort
  • sinus infections
  • asthma, pneumonia
  • joint pain and achiness, flu-like sumptoms
  • nose bleeds

**NOTE: patients that have breast augmentation’s may harbor fungi within their implants.

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What Causes Erectile Dysfunction and Natural Approaches to Resolve it – Interview with Dr. Yale Smith

Dr. Yale Smith, MD of the The Center for Antiaging Aesthetic + Regenerative Medicine in Viera provides insight into the cause of erectile dysfunction (ED) as well as the many underlying conditions that can contribute to the condition. He also addresses options to help resolve ED.

Since practicing Anesthesiology for nearly 30 years, Dr. Yale R. Smith has in depth knowledge of anesthetic medications and techniques used in General and Regional anesthesia surgery procedures. He understands the drug effects on patients and diseases. Working with challenging Cardiac Anesthesia cases and having to perform thousands of anesthetics on patients; newborn to elderly, Dr. Yale R. Smith tailors methods used to a patient’s whole-body physiology.

Dr. Yale has transferred this knowledge from Anesthesiology to his Integrative + Functional Medicine Practice at C.A.A.R.M. He combines his knowledge with a gift for problem solving to implement research to discover root causes of diseases. Dr. Smith works with his patients to re-build their own unique physiologic pattern to better health and longevity using micronutrients, nutrients, diet, exercise, life-style adjustments along with more advanced techniques.

Mold, Mold, Mold – Part 1

What You Need to Know About This Toxin

Mold and mycotoxins can and do create havoc on the human physiology. Patients may be exposed to mold and mycotoxins after damage occurs to their homes after a hurricane, a pipe breaking behind a wall or a water heater ruptures.

Anyone exposed to mold or mycotoxins can and do develop vague, bizarre symptoms prompting them to seek out medical help. However, some of my colleagues would not be able to diagnose such an issue. I cannot and will not fault them because patient’s symptoms are not easy to evaluate and treat.

(Mold is found in the nasal cavities, and mycotoxins are found in the urine. Both are important to test for.)

Here are some factors regarding MOLD:

  1. There are 100,000 species of mold
  2. 24 of these species cause issues to a patient’s health along with 12 mycotoxins
  3. These can be found in grains, silos that store food and moldy foods.
  4. After just 24-48 hours after water damage this damage can and do create spores.

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Nutraceuticals and You – Chromium

Chromium

Chromium supplementation has great importance today, since so many people are developing Metabolic Syndrome and Type ll Diabetes mellitus.

Chromium is a trace mineral that heightens the action of insulin’s attaching to the cell receptor site.

Chromium also appears to have antioxidant properties necessary to counteract the stress of disease processes. It also has been used to enhance serotonin functions in the brain.

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