by Dr. James Meschino on August 2, 2021  in Supplements, Blood Pressure

Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (September 2017) Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (January 17, 2017) Today I am citing a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in September 2017. The study was designed to examine how magnesium supplementation reduces high blood pressure in individuals who were prediabetic, had insulin resistance or had noncommunicable chronic diseases.  What ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on July 19, 2021  in Fibromyalgia, Arthritis

OverviewMSM is a natural supplement that has been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects in many health conditions, including autoimmune diseases. It also plays an important role in supporting joint cartilage, which can be extremely helpful in preserving joint cartilage in cases of rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, polymyalgia rheumatica, and other autoimmune conditions that destroy joint cartilage. Much of our knowledge about ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on July 5, 2021  in Supplements, Cardiovascular disease

Tags: CoQ10, Stroke

Source: Multiple Source (see References Below) Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (January 8, 2017) Coenzyme Q10 (or CoQ10) is a vitamin-like substance that your body makes and needs. CoQ10 is required by all the body cells to help convert food into energy.  It acts as a shuttle service that carries hydrogen electrons down the cell’s step-down transformer system within the ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on June 28, 2021  in Supplements, Diet

Introduction The Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a recurrent, variable cluster of troublesome physical and emotional symptoms that develop during the 7-14 days before the onset of menses and subside when menstruation occurs.  Approximately one-third of all premenopausal women are affected, primarily those 25-40 years of age. Although not every woman experiences all the symptoms or signs at one time, many ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on June 21, 2021  in Vitamin, Depression

Source: Journal Nutrients (November 2017) Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (December 18, 2017) The study I am citing today was published in the journal Nutrients in 2017. The very common question that often come up into our mind is  What vitamins do we need to focus on as we age? To find out the answer, this large study on an ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on June 14, 2021  in Supplements, Blood Pressure

IntroductionMany practitioners are aware that CoQ10 supplementation can be very beneficial in preventing and treating congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, various cardiomyopathies, Parkinson's disease, and as part of the adjunctive nutritional management of cancer.In addition to CoQ10, the flavonoids found in the leaves and berries of Hawthorn, have also been used for many of the same purposes, with respect ...

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