Posted by PatchMD.com on 7/13/2016 to Vitamin News
There is now copious evidence that Vitamin C benefits people with impaired immune function, whether that impairment is the result of disease or simply of aging. In patients with frequent skin infections, for example, who had known impairment in neutrophil tracking and killing of microorganisms, Vitamin C was as effective as a powerful immune-regulating drug, Levamisole, at improving neutrophil function and producing long-lasting remission. But unlike Levamisole, which produced severe side effects causing 8% of subjects to drop out of the study, no patients in the Vitamin C arm dropped out. Similar improvements in neutrophil function, and dramatic clinical recoveries, were seen in patients with recurrent furunculosis (boils), on a dose of 1,000 mg per day.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 4/29/2016 to Vitamin News
Anemia occurs when you have a level of red blood cells (RBCs) in your blood that is lower than normal. Iron deficiency anemia is the most common type of anemia, and it occurs when your body doesn’t have enough of the mineral iron. Your body needs iron to make a protein called hemoglobin. This protein is responsible for carrying oxygen to your body’s tissues, which is essential for your tissues and muscles to function effectively. When there isn’t enough iron in your blood stream, the rest of your body can’t get the amount of oxygen it needs.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 4/21/2016 to Vitamin News
We take vitamins to keep us healthy and make up for the nutrients our diets might lack. But some vitamins and supplements are a sneaky source of substances no one needs more of in their diet: Sugar, high fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils, artificial sweeteners and colors.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 2/3/2016 to Vitamin News
As daylight hours grow shorter, incidence of the common cold, flu, and respiratory infections spikes upwards. Scientists have identified reduced Vitamin D levels in winter months as a prime suspect for this increase in infectious disease cases. Vitamin D from all sources lowers the incidence of respiratory infections. For example, Dutch children with the least sun exposure are twice as likely to develop a cough and three times more likely to develop a runny nose compared with children with the most sun exposure.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 2/1/2012 to Vitamin News
Numerous studies have shown vitamin D levels may lower the risk several conditions ranging from depression to various cancers. The connection between vitamin D deficiency and cancer was first made by doctors Frank and Cedric Garland of the University of California, San Diego. After finding that evidence of colon cancer was nearly 3 times higher in New York than it was in New Mexico, the Garland Brothers hypothesized lack of sun exposure (resulting in lack of vitamin D) played a role. Observational studies found risk of breast cancer and rectal cancer falls as vitamin D blood levels rise.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 11/15/2011 to Vitamin News
Beach Rehab Center in Huntington Beach is not just an ordinary health and wellness center. They offer individualized patient care, focusing on personal attention to make you feel like a person rather than a symptom. CEO and owner Polly McCormick, who studied at the University of Florida School of Medicine, demonstrates a sensitivity to critical care patients while integrating both Eastern and Western techniques in her treatment protocols.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 5/30/2011 to Vitamin News
Deb from New York sent us an account of her experience with PatchMD’s Sleep Starter Melatonin Patch. Since taking Melatonin in capsule form never seemed to work for her, she tried our Patch Technology and found that it works exactly as advertised.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 5/15/2011 to Vitamin News
Like men, women suffer from severe conditions that can inhibit their health and cause them tremendous difficulty in their daily lives. These physical difficulties like PMS are directly related to their physiological make up due to gender. The problem is that PMS is often referred to as a myth in the popular culture, furthering a damaging and negative perspective. Pre-Menstrual Syndrome, however, is a medical reality and should never be referred to as a myth. It is a real and difficult medical condition that women experience on a monthly basis. Patch MD recognizes the challenges of PMS and rejects the PMS is a Myth propaganda. We support women and provide two specialty topical patches to address the symptoms of this challenging condition the PMS Day Relief Estro Patch and the PMS Night Relief Estro Patch.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 5/15/2011 to Vitamin News
Sandra from Laguna Niguel, California has been using a variety of patches, including the B12 Energy Vitamin Patch and the PMS Night Relief Estro Patch. With enthusiasm, she has been letting her friends know about how well the patches work for her.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 4/30/2011 to Vitamin News
June from Alison Viejo let us know that she found relief from her struggles with Menopause by using both the Menopause Day Relief Patch and the Menopause Night Relief Patch. She describes how the Menopause Night Relief Patch helped her sleep through the night..
Posted by PatchMD.com on 4/15/2011 to Vitamin News
George from San Diego described how the Sleep Starter Melatonin Patch finally helped him get a decent night’s sleep after years of insomnia. In his letter, George describes his experience with PatchMD’s Sleep Starter Melatonin Patch.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 3/30/2011 to Vitamin News
PatchMD’s Sleep Starter Melatonin Patch can be a key tool in helping weary travelers avoid and overcome jet lag. A satisfied client sent us an account of her personal experience using the Sleep Starter Melatonin Patch. A Certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist, Tina wrote to us about her experience with the Sleep Starter Melatonin Patch upon returning from a trip to India.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 3/15/2011 to Vitamin News
Insomnia happens to everyone. People just like you who have trouble sleeping are increasingly turning to Melatonin for help. Melatonin, not Malatonin as it is often misspelled on the Internet, is a natural hormone produced by the pineal gland, which is located in the center of your brain. At night, the Melatonin released by your pineal gland causes your heart rate to slow down and your body temperature to drop. As a direct result, the physiological conditions are created that allow for a deep, restful sleep.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 2/28/2011 to Vitamin News
A satisfied client sent us a first-hand account of using the Sleep Starter Melatonin Patch Sleep Aids to overcome Jet Lag. A Certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist, Tina wrote to us upon returning from a trip to India about her experience with the Sleep Starter Melatonin Patch.
Gastric Bypass Weight Loss Surgery Limits Vitamin Absorption - Could PatchMD Be The Secret To Better Nutrition?
Posted by PatchMD.com on 1/15/2011 to Vitamin News
Digestion can often limit a body's ability to absorb vitamins, reducing the value of nutrition. PatchMD offers an effective alternative to digestion as a delivery system for vitamins and minerals to help improve your nutrition.
Posted by PatchMD.com on 12/15/2010 to Vitamin News
Experts are estimating that between 70 and 90% of North Americans have Vitamin D deficiency. Without enough Vitamin D, there is less calcium circulating in the blood. As a result, the body ultimately begins taking calcium it needs from the bones which in turn makes them brittle. Vitamin D with Calcium provides a positive health benefit to people of all ages.
Posted by Brian Ellis on 10/15/2010 to Vitamin News
With digestive ailments growing and estimates suggesting that more than 70 percent of the immune system Is In the colon, there is now more reason than ever to supplement digestion. Taking this message public and expanding options will help assure this market grows to meet the need.
Posted by Thomas H. Maugh II on 2/13/2010 to Vitamin News
An estimated 57 million Americans have contracted pandemic H1N1 influenza since the outbreak began last April, about 257,000 have been hospitalized with complications from it, and nearly 12,000 have died, according to estimates released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Posted by Joe Graedon and Teresa Graedon on 2/1/2010 to Vitamin News
There are enough alternatives that you should be able to tailor something that will work for you. Keep your bedroom cool. Exercise regularly: Research shows that active women have less trouble with hot flashes. Herb products such as Pycnogenol (pine bark extract), Remifemin (black cohosh extract) or St. John’s wort (hypericum extract) may help.
Posted by Laura Johannes on 12/22/2009 to Vitamin News
Red wine has long been touted as a health elixir. Now wine’s purported health-giving ingredient, resveratrol, is available in daily supplements, beverages and even a new nutritional bar claimed by sellers to help you live longer and help prevent cancer and other diseases. Until recently, the evidence for resveratrol has been animal data, but preliminary human testing has yielded intriguing results.
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