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With Ebola, Be Cautious But Don’t Feed Into the Hype

…helps the liver remove toxins from your body. Dosage: 1,000 mg daily may shorten and eliminate flu-like illnesses.* * High-Dose Resveratrol: This popular and powerful antioxidant, found abundantly in red grape skins, impairs the replication of flu cells. Dosage: 250 mg daily with dinner.* * High-Dose Curcumin…

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Warming Up When Your Hands and Feet Are Always Cold

…How to Keep Your Hands and Feet Warm * Take the “awesome foursome” which can make a real difference in your heart health and circulation. Daily dosage: CoQ10, 50-150 mg daily; magnesium, 400-800 mg daily; broad-spectrum carnitine 1-2 g daily in divided doses, and D-ribose 5 g twice daily. * Supplement…

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How to Get Off Your Blood Pressure Medication

…Medication Reader Question: I am on 5 mg of Nadolol and 1.25 mg of Amlodipine and I want to reduce the dosage, as my blood pressure is now stable (120/80 for last 9 months). Do I reduce the dosage daily or can it be taken every other day at same dosage? These blood pressure medications are supported…

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Take a CoQ10 Supplement for Heart Health

…decrease in CoQ10 could impair the energetic capacity of the heart, thus leaving the tissues more susceptible to free radical attack. CoQ10 Supplement Dosage Recommendations Recommended dose: Take at least 100–400 mg of CoQ10 per day. Dietary sources of CoQ10 come mainly from beef heart, pork, chicken…

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L-Carnitine for Healthy Blood Pressure Levels

…L-carnitine fumarate three to four times daily for healthy blood pressure levels. Start at the low end of the dosage scale and work up until you achieve the effect desired. A daily dosage of L-carnitine can also help you reach your weight loss goals. Both L-carnitine and coenzyme Q10 may require fine…

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Beware of Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…a very low level (perhaps 100 mg) and then very slowly increase the dosage. Take it right after a meal to ease the intensity. The flush can last for a half hour or so after you start taking it, and each time you increase the dosage, but as the body gets accustomed to it (a week or so) the reaction stops…

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The Benefits of CoQ10 and L-Carnitine for Your Heart

…nutrition.) If your response to your initial dose is less than optimal, work with your physician or holistic health practitioner to increase the dosage and maintain it over time. As with most nutritional supplements, it is best to take CoQ10 in divided doses with your meals. Occasionally, patients…

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The Truth About Green Tea Supplements

…-oxidant effect, causing mitochondrial damage in your cells. The same thing could happen with a green tea supplement, if it’s taken in high enough dosages. That’s because there’s a possibility that when you get a high dose of green tea catechins, you can end up with a pro-oxidant effect. Most green…

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Selenium Supplements and Prostate Cancer

…with you. New findings just released from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) showed that for some high-risk men, a high-dosage of selenium supplements can be risky for the prostate. What Is the SELECT Trial? It’s the same trial I told you about a while back about vitamin…

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7 Ways to Get Natural Headache Relief

…wide variation in the amount of its active ingredient in products tested. Be sure to select products standardized for parthenolide. The recommended dosage for migraine headache is 250 to 500 mg daily. Check your local health food store. 4. Multivitamin: To ward off migraines, you want to take a multivitamin…

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Folate Lowers Blood Pressure In Women

…the American Medical Association (JAMA) has showed the benefits of folate for women. Women who took folate lowered their blood pressure. A daily dosage of more than 1,000 mcg a day of folate (folic acid) was effective in creating a 46 percent reduction in high blood pressure in women. JAMA’s report…

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Lp(a) and Risk Factors of Heart Disease

…niacin, twice a day. If you experience side effects like flushing, headache and diarrhea, follow the diet and stop the niacin. You can try a lower dosage at a later date and you can increase the dose to 500 mg a day, twice a day for further protection, or reduce it by no less than 100 mg daily if you…

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Improve Blood Circulation with Bioflavonoids

Grape juice, like red wine, can help prevent blood clots and improve blood circulation. Resveratrol, commonly found in grapes and other plants, is being studied for its antioxidant properties and its ability to minimize cardiovascular problems. The “Dr. Sinatra recommended dosage” of…

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The Benefits of Multivitamins

dosages of specific nutrients. Ensure You Know What’s In Your Multivitamins These are some of the reasons I started to formulate my own nutritional supplements. I wanted to be 100 percent sure that the nutrients I’m taking—and recommending to you—are completely safe. This means that the dosages

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The Other Cure From Heart Supplements

…that these heart supplements improve your performance and help you recover more quickly. Recommended Heart Supplement Dosages For people without health issues, the suggested dosages are 50-100 mg of CoQ10, 500-1000 mg of broad spectrum Carnitine or GPLC, 5 grams (1 tsp) of D-ribose, 200-400 mg of Boswellin…

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The Best CoQ10 Supplement to Take

…of 50 to 100 mg of CoQ10 supplement. If you’re over 60 or on a statin drug, I recommend taking 100 to 200 mg daily. I also suggest dividing the dosages, taking half of your daily CoQ10 in the morning and the rest in the afternoon. That’s because when CoQ10 is taken twice a day, as opposed to one…

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Preventing Stroke With Vitamin C

…, women taking birth control pills, people susceptible to infections and those with compromised immune systems, I wouldn't hesitate to use higher dosages. If you do so, be sure to divide your doses over the day and take with meals. A good diet to help in preventing stroke should also include ample amounts…

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Supplement and Medication Interactions to Avoid

…the liver. Remember, long-acting niacin in gram doses acts like a drug. Small doses of short-acting preparations are fine. * Do not take standard dosages of Gingko biloba (120-240 mg daily) if you're on the blood-thinner Coumadin or aspirin, as bleeding may occur. * If you're on Digoxin, take hawthorn…

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