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Stroke: What is it? Plus: Stroke Risk Factors, Stroke Symptoms and Stroke Treatment.

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

What is a Stroke?

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the part of the brain is suddenly interrupted (ischemic) or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts, spilling blood into the spaces surrounding the brain cells (hemorrhagic). The symptoms of stroke are easy to spot: sudden numbness …Read More

Mitral-Valve Prolapse… what is it?

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

The mitral valve is the heart valve between the left atrium and left ventricle. It has two flaps, called leaflets or cusps, which open and close when the heart contracts (beats) and rests.

Mitral-valve prolapse (MVP) is frequently diagnosed in healthy people and is, for the most part, harmless. Most people suffer no sympto …Read More

Mitochondrial Disease and Mitochondrial Myopathies: what are they?

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

What is a Mitochondrial Disease?

Imagine a major city with half its power plants shut down. At best, such conditions would produce a “brown out” with large sections of the city working far below optimum efficiency. Now imagine your body working with one-half of its energy producing facilit …Read More

CoQ10 as a Migraine Preventive

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

A recent three month open label trial of some 30 subjects with a history of episodic migraine headaches (with or without aura), resulted in the conclusion that coenzyme Q10 appeared to be a good migraine preventive. 31 of 32 patients completed the study and 61.3% of the patients had &lt …Read More

Can you reduce the risk of diabetes with low fat dairy foods?

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

Low-fat dairy foods may help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

Study finds men who consume more dairy products have lower incidence of diabetes

BOSTON – May 9, 2005 – The consumption of low-fat dairy foods may reduce men's risk of developing type …Read More

Huntington’s Disease: An Efficacy Study of High Dose CoQ10 Formulations

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

Huntington’s Disease, (HD), is a genetic brain, (neurological), disease that affects both mind and body. Huntington’s Disease is characterized by an inability to control movements and an intellectual decline. The onset of …Read More

High Blood Pressure: Tips for Keeping It Under Control

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

You can have high blood pressure (HBP) and still feel just fine. That’s because HBP does not cause symptoms. But, HBP (sometimes called hypertension) is a major health problem. If not treated, it can lead to stroke, heart disease, kidney failure, and other health problems. The good news is that there are ways you can prevent …Read More

High Blood Pressure Guidelines

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

New High Blood Pressure Guidelines

In May of 2003, The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) released new clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, detection, and treatment of high blood pressure. The g …Read More

Heat-Related Illness (Often Called Sunstroke) Can Include Heatstroke, Heat Exhaustion, Heat Cramps and Heat Rash

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

People suffer heat-related illness when the body’s temperature control system is overloaded. Your body normally cools itself by sweating. During hot weather, especially with high humidity, sweating may not be enough. In such cases, a person’s body temperature rises rapidly. Very high body t …Read More

Heart Failure and Q-Gel CoQ10

Posted by James on 04/30/2017 | Comment

A randomized, double blind, placebo controlled trial was recently conducted to measure the effect of Q-Gel Coenzyme Q10 in patients with end stage heart failure. The results at the end of the twelve week trial were dramatically positive for the use of Q-Gel CoQ10 in patients with congestive heart failure and …Read More