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Breakthrough Research Explains Fatigue

submitted by: admin on 05/27/2015
Until recently doctors believed that the hemoglobin in our red blood cells carried only oxygen and carbon dioxide when we are in good health. However, according to an article published in the April 2015 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, hemoglobin also carries a molecule called nitric oxide (NO).  It turns out that NO...

Can Light Therapy Help the Brain

submitted by: admin on 09/28/2018
According to a press release published in Eurekalert in April of 2015, researchers from the Boston VA hospital are studying the effects of infrared and red light on veterans with Gulf War Syndrome. They documented with MRI studies that LED therapy increased blood flow and ATP production in the mitochondria of brain cells. Previous studies published in the June...

Exercise Protects the Heart via Nitric Oxide

submitted by: admin on 11/28/2023
Exercise reduces the risk of both heart attack and protects against heart injury by increasing its production and storage of nitric oxide. It is stored in blood vessel walls and heart muscle as nitrite and nitrosothiols in reservoirs that can be immediately available. Nitroglycerine stimulates the release of nitric oxide (NO) just as the amino acid, l-arginine...

Garlic Protects the Heart

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
  Garlic oil may help release protective compounds for the heart during a heart attack, during cardiac surgery, or for congestive heart failure. The active compound is diallyl trisulfide, which can deliver hydrogen sulfide gas to the heart. In studies in mice when a coronary artery is tied off there is 61% less damage when diallyl trisulfide is administered....

Prescriptions For Health Radio Show: May 6, 2011

submitted by: admin on 11/28/2023
Prescriptions for Health Radio Show May 6, 2011Dr. Len and Nurse VIcki explore the following topics: The influence of salt in primary prevention of heart attacks and strokes Intestinal microflora types Diet for diabetics: The ketogenic diet Insomnia causes type 2 diabetes Why night owls tend to put on weight Ideal blood sugars increase mortality in people...

Sunshine is Superior to Vitamin D Supplements

submitted by: admin on 06/05/2016
  A study out of the University of Edinburgh and presented at the International Investigative Dermatological Conference in May of 2013 reported that sunlight on skin lowers blood pressure by increasing the release of nitric oxide. They exposed 24 people to a tanning lamp for two 20 minute sessions where in one group the UV light was blocked and in the...

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