World Kidney Day is Today, March 8th

Kidney disease is most often caused by diabetes and high blood pressure; 50% of diabetes sufferers also have high blood pressure and 1 in 3 has kidney disease. Diabetes is caused by excess sugar in your blood; this excess sugar and high blood pressure damages the blood vessels in your kidneys, making it difficult for Read More

Help Your Health and Restore Energy Levels

Propax Gold with NT Factor is a complete food based nutritional system that contains; vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, healthy bacteria and glycophospholipids.  Vitamins and minerals support your overall health and function of your body systems, antioxidants neutralize the damaging chemical reactions produced by free radicals and the unique blend of glycophospholipids repair the damage to your Read More

Degenerative Brain Diseases Can Start as Early as Age 45!

It had been previously thought that degenerative brain diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, did not begin until at least age 60. However, a 10 year study conducted on more than 7,000 participants has shown that memory loss and a decrease in comprehension and reasoning can start as early as age 45. Participants had their cognition tested Read More

Are you feeling fatigued? Do everyday tasks require significant effort to compete?

Obtain relief from fatigue Are you feeling fatigued? Do everyday tasks require significant effort to compete? You are not alone. Fatigue is a natural side effect of aging, many degenerative diseases and medical treatments. Fatigue can also be caused by environmental stresses. No matter the orientation of your fatigue, the source of it is the Read More

What’s The Bottom Line on Joint Pain?

60-70% of people over the age of 70 have some degree of Osteoarthritis (OA).  So learning what starts the process and the inflammation that comes with it are important. The bottom line may be your cells; in particular, your mitochondria.  So what are these little things, and how do they relate to you.  The mitochondria Read More

Arthritis and Related Diseases, Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Lipid Replacement Therapy

By Prof. Garth Nicolson Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, California (www.immed.org) Professor Nicolson is on the Board of Scientific Directors of the Road Back Foundation (www.roadback.org), a nonprofit educational organization that provides information on rheumatic diseases, such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, and their treatments.  He also serves on the editorial Read More

Alzheimer Q & A with Prof. Garth Nicolson

Alzheimer’s Q & A with Prof. Garth Nicolson Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, CA Q. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Professor Nicolson: Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that damages and eventually destroys brain cells, leading to loss of memory, thinking and other brain functions. Alzheimer’s is not a Read More

Lipid Replacement Therapy and Mitochondrial Damage in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

By Prof. Garth Nicolson Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, CA The following is taken, in part, from an invited symposium presentation entitled “Chronic Bacterial and Viral Infections in Neurodegenerative and Neurobehavioral Diseases” presented at the 18nd International Symposium on Functional Medicine held on April 28-30, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. Read More

Supplements that Offer Patients Real Therapeutic Benefits

Questions for Prof. Garth Nicolson Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, California I’m a major advocate of Grapeseed Extract and Pycnogenol and have used both since 1995. My allergies/sinus/headache issues are just about history. I have a lot of info on these antioxidants and trust that they do slow down Read More

Is There a Link Between Headaches and Neuropathy?

Questions for Prof. Garth Nicolson Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, California I have a question about headaches and neuropathy. I have had “small fiber sensory peripheral neuropathy” for the past several years and now I have been getting headaches for the past month – every day – constant headaches. Read More