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Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist

Carmel Valley, California
Ralph Sanchez,L.Ac.,CNS,D.Hom., is a primary health care provider and maintains a consulting service in functional medicine and a private practice of integrative medicine in Northern California. Mr. Sanchez is a state licensed acupuncturist, a board certified nutrition specialist, and has a... Full Bio
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PodCast Testing by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia This is a test podcast for Ralph to test this feature. Read on »
Hello world! by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! Read on »
The Link of NSAID Therapy, and Inflammation to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia By Ralph Sanchez, L.Ac.,CNS,D.Hom. German doctor Alois Alzheimer discovered the disease in 1906, when he examined a post-mortem patient who had died with an unkn ... Read on »
Blueberry Polyphenols Protect the Brain from the Degenerative Processes Associated with Brain... by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia By Ralph Sanchez, L.Ac.,CNS,D.Hom The study of plant and fruit polyphenols, a rich source of dietary antioxidants, represents one of the most promising areas of resea ... Read on »
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor – Growth Factor Demonstrates Promise in the Protection... by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia If you are an existing user, please login to access this PREMIUM CONTENT. New users may register below. Dear Reader, Please optin to the TheAlzheimersSolut ... Read on »
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor – Growth Factor Demonstrates Promise in the Protection... by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia By Ralph Sanchez, L.Ac.CNS,D.Hom. One of the longest held thoughts about damage to our brain’s cells (neurons) was that once they were lost, it was a fait accompl ... Read on »
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)–Telltale Signs That You May Be At Increased Risk for... by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia If you are an existing user, please login to access this PREMIUM CONTENT. New users may register below. Dear Reader, Please optin to the TheAlzheimersSolut ... Read on »
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) – Telltale Signs That You May Be At Increased Risk for... by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia By Ralph Sanchez, L.Ac.,CNS,D.Hom Long before a diagnosis of Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is given, brain damage is occurring that leads to, and reflects the g ... Read on »
Are You and Your Diet Too Acid? by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine We all know that good and lasting health starts with a healthy diet replete with wholesome foods. However, what is not well understood about what constitutes a healthy di ... Read on »
Age-Related Macular Degeneration by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Problem Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is a progressive eye condition that affects the macula, the central portion of the retina, (see image below) where o ... Read on »
Cataract by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Age-related cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world while cataract surgery has become the most frequent surgical procedure in people aged 65 years or older ... Read on »
Glaucoma by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the U.S. population. There are approximately two million cases of glaucoma in the United States. Only half may be diagno ... Read on »
Alpha lipoic acid Protects Brain Cells–Antioxidant Mechanisms For Alzheimer’s Prevention by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia If you are an existing user, please login to access this PREMIUM CONTENT. New users may register below. Dear Reader, Please optin to the TheAlzheimersSolut ... Read on »
Alpha-lipoic Protects Brain Cells (neurons)-Antioxidant Mechanisms For Alzheimer’s Prevention by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia By Ralph Sanchez, L.Ac.,CNS,D.Hom. Alpha lipoic acid (ALA), a naturally occurring nutrient found in many foods and available in supplemental form, is also synthesized in ... Read on »
Osteoporosis And Bone Health - Why The Optimal Intake Of Vitamin D and K Is More Important Than... by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Part 1 An estimated 10 million Americans - 8 million women and 2 million men - have osteoporosis (porous bones). Another 34 million have low bone mass, placing them at ... Read on »
Osteoporosis And Bone Health - Why The Optimal Intake Of Vitamin D and K Is More Important Than... by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Part 2 Vitamin K, which is best known for its role in blood clotting, is also an essential nutrient for bone formation. Apart from playing a key role in bone health, vi ... Read on »
What Is Insulin Resistance? by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health Insulin is the major building hormone in our body. It is used to store nutrients. Unfortunately when it is produced in abundance it can cause us to “overstore” or more speci ... Read on »