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THYROID DISEASE - COPING WITH HYPOTHYROIDISM by tremedicure Facebook Posted Sun 19 Jun 2011 6:16pm 5 Comments   Learning to cope with thyroid disease is much more than taking a pill every day. You may continue to suffer with symptoms of hypothyroidism even while under a doctor's care, especially at times when you have changes in your body such as during pregnancy or menopause. With persistence and proper treatment though, you can manage your disease an ... Read on »
Peripheral Neuropathy by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm Peripheral neuropathy, or peripheral neuritis, is a disease process that affects the sensory, reflex, motor and vasomotor (pertaining to the blood vessel) responses of the peripheral nerves. Some forms of neuropathy affect the motor function of the nerve while other are selective for sensory function. This disease can further be broken into sub ... Read on »
Health Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid by Jan Posted Tue 15 Dec 2009 12:00am What is Alpha Lipoic Acid Alpha Lipoic Acid, (ALA) sometimes called Lipoic Acid, or Thioctic Acid, is a fatty acid contained in every cell of the human body and is used to produce energy for normal bodily functions. ALA has antioxidant qualities that help fight cell-damaging free radicals in the body. ALA was first claimed to be an effect ... Read on »
Alpha-Lipoic Acid vs. R-Lipoic Acid by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 29 Aug 2013 11:00am What is the difference between alpha-lipoic acid and R-lipoic acid? Let’s break down this subject with a quick overview of this important antioxidant. Alpha-lipoic acid is an antioxidant that is made by the body and is found in every cell. It helps turn glucose into energy. Antioxidants attack free radicals, which may cause harmful chemic ... Read on »
Why Alpha-Lipoic Acid? by Connie S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 2:57pm Alpha-lipoic acid is a nutrient I've pretty much ignored. It always seemed like one of those, "nice but not necessary" items for any Lyme supplement checklist. Recently, however, I have started to consider that it may be a more vital component to any Lyme disease protocol than I initially thought. In fact, J. Burrascano, M.D., in his 2008 revised t ... Read on »
Top 3 Diabetes Supplements - Fish Oil, Chromium, Alpha Lipoic Acid by Omega W. Posted Sat 31 Oct 2009 8:49am Diabetes is a chronic condition in which insulin production is reduced resulting in less blood sugar intake by cells leading to high levels of glucose (sugar) in blood. In this article, we look into the top 3 supplements for diabetes support and management. We will also review a product that contains these essential elements to make a synergistic ... Read on »
The Universal Antioxidant Alpha Lipoic Acid by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Fri 10 Jun 2011 5:00pm Alpha Lipoic Acid is considered the universal antioxidant because it is soluble in both fat and water. One of the most consistent selling supplements at Lucky Vitamin, Alpha Lipoic Acid is classified as both an antioxidant and a nutrient, and may help turn glucose into energy, protect cells from oxygen damage, and maintain the supplies of vit ... Read on »
Health Benefits of L-Theanine, Benfotiamine and Alpha Lipoic Acid- Things You Need to Know! by bestvite Posted Fri 21 Sep 2012 4:23pm L-Theanine Theanine is a substance derived from the tea leaves. This supplement is due to its amazing and unique properties. It can help reduce stress, improve mood and focus. Several clinical trials have been conducted from time to time by the Japanese which indicate the fact that Theanine is safe and effective as well. The Japanese have a ... Read on »
An Inquiry into Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA) by WellnessPossibilities Patient ExpertHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 4:35pm By Dr. Christine Gonzalez (PharmD, CHC) As part of my daily experience, I am often asked about dietary supplements by patients and colleagues alike. This happened a couple of weeks ago at the pharmacy when my co-worker asked me whether we carried alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) and inquisitively inquired about its use. I was caught off-guard for a mo ... Read on »
Alpha lipoic acid relieves migraine headaches by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Wed 11 Jul 2007 12:00am According to a recent study by Magis and colleagues (Headache 2007;47:52-57) daily dose of 600 mg of alpha lipoic acid (also known as thioctic acid) was significantly better than placebo in reducing the frequency of migraine attacks, headache days and pain severity. This natural supplement is being investigated as a treatment for multipl ... Read on »