Diverticulosis: There is an Answer

Saturday, May 9, 2015 9:31:25 PM America/Los_Angeles

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Homocysteine: The Pharoah's Poison

Friday, April 11, 2014 5:55:58 PM America/Los_Angeles

heartAmong the more recent discoveries in medicine is the fact that elevated levels of a particular amino acid called homocysteine can indicate a greatly increased risk of cardiovascular disease, specifically coronary artery disease, stroke, and heart attacks. In this article, from the Nutrikon Wellness Center, learn some simple steps you can take to improve your health by lowering your homocysteine levels naturally.

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Pyridoxine, The Vitamin of Dreams

Saturday, August 24, 2013 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

So far, over 140 different metabolic activities in the body require Pyridoxine, vitamin B6, since the 1930s, and more are still being discovered. This critical nutrient has also been used for as a treatment for an ever expanding list of ailments. Find out how it can help you in this latest article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.food

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Selenium: An Elemental Illness Shield

Saturday, June 1, 2013 12:05:41 AM America/Los_Angeles

For centuries, the richness of scaricity of nutrients in the soil determined the types of health effects one could expect to develop living in that region. One of the most critical soil nutrients is Selenium. In some parts of the world, poor selenium concentrations in the soil have been linked to increased susceptibility to illnesses such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, and heart disease. Learn more about the incredible power of this essential element in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Phthalates and Parabens

Sunday, May 12, 2013 2:47:02 PM America/Los_Angeles

In nearly every low cost cosmetic and processed food are synthetic and artificial ingredients that over time and accumulate in the body and cause disease. Of the hundreds of chemicals and ingredients, there are two categories that are so ubiquitous, yet so harmful, that they deserve special mention. What are the effects of accumulating pthalates and parabens in the body? Find out in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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CoQ10: The Ubiquitous Guardian

Saturday, April 13, 2013 4:30:26 AM America/Los_Angeles

heart diseaseCoQ10 is a biological nutrient that has a well-deserved reputation for helping to prevent heart disease, but the truth is that this nutrient might hold the key to powerful anti-aging and energy producing chemistry. Learn about some of the recent exciting research in this latest article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Triglycerides; Cut The Fat!

Friday, March 1, 2013 5:44:52 PM America/Los_Angeles

Triglycerides levels are one of the strongest indicators of heart disease risk. What are triglycerides and how do you control their levels to protect yourself from these illnesses that affect millions of people? Find out in this new article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Blood Pressure Got You Stressed Out?

Friday, February 22, 2013 3:03:14 PM America/Los_Angeles

One of the most common ailments that affect the elderly and the lower income populations of the world is chronic high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Approximately, 35% of the American adult population has hypertension, around 80 million people. This is nearly double the number from ten years ago, and there is no sign that this statistic is slowing down.

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IBS: Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome, No Laughing Matter

Friday, February 15, 2013 3:28:24 PM America/Los_Angeles

IBS, is an inflammatory disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people. It is considered incurable, but thanks to new research, relief may be possible. Find out how in this article form Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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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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Hyperthyroidism, and Grave’s Disease

Saturday, March 10, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

The thyroid is a large gland that sits in the throat, wrapped around wind pipe. It is one of the largest endocrine glands in the body. It releases unique hormones that control metabolism, body temperature, as well as the body’s sensitivity to other hormones. Proper balance and regulation of the activity of this gland is obviously quite important.

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ITP: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Friday, February 17, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

ITP is the acronym for a rare blood disorder called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. “Idiopathic” means that the cause is unknown. “thrombocytopenic” means an abnormally low platelet count. “Purpura” means bruising, which is one of the most common symptoms of this blood disorder. 

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Crohn’s Disease

Saturday, January 28, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Today this disease affects approximately 500,000 in the United States alone and is the second most common form of inflammatory bowel disease after ulcerative colitis. In fact, these two diseases are often very hard to distinguish from each other due to the fact that both tend to affect the same areas of the gut through similar means.

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Ulcerative Colitis

Saturday, January 21, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

The most common form of IBD in the United States is Ulcerative Colitis, which affects roughly 1 million people. Thankfully, very few people actually die of the condition today, but what may be worse is that a large number of these people have a severely diminished quality of life.

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Iodine, A Gift From The Sea

Saturday, March 19, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

It is very likely that iodine was the very first nutrient to be recognized as essential to human life. In 3000 B.C., the Chinese used seaweed and burnt sponge, rich with iodine from the sea, as a treatment for goiter, a condition where the thyroid gland becomes very enlarged in the neck. Besides having the neck of a bullfrog, symptoms that often accompanied goiter were obesity, hair-loss, tough skin, and high cholesterol. 

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Heart Disease

Friday, April 2, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

A concise look at many of the signs, symptoms, and diagnostic options for heart disease.

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