Huntington's Disease: Halting The Decline

Saturday, December 15, 2012 9:43:50 PM America/Los_Angeles

This disease is a neuro-degenerative disease where the victim gradually loses voluntary motor function and cognitive abilities. After the diagnosis, victims typically require full-time care within 10 years or less due to complete loss of function. Most become either wheelchair-bound or bedridden. Many develop dementia, or depression, or psychosis, or all of the above. In the United States, 1 in every 30,000 people have the disease, but that number does not include the people who will eventually develop symptoms, but don't even know it. It is a very serious condition and it is important to understand the epidemiology of this disease as well as how to recognize symptoms early.

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Posted in Current Issues By Nutrikon

Anti-Aging with Anti-Oxidants

Saturday, July 31, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

While nearly every person over the age of eighteen has probably heard of antioxidants, a surprising few actually know what they are, why they are important, and even more rarely, how they actually work. The goal of this article is to, hopefully, answer those questions for you. I am quite confident that by the end of this article, you could win a bet or two, not to mention feel a little more ‘in the know.’

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Posted in Resources By Nutrikon