Month: February 2019

Overlooked Vitamin

For all of these reasons, the importance of getting the proper amount of vitamin D is becoming more and more apparent. This, however, presents a dilemma. The single best way that we receive vitamin D is through sunshine. In recent years, it is becoming clear that Americans are not getting enough vitamin D. This has been due, in part, to the increased use of sunscreens. Sunscreen blocks the absorption of vitamin D in the skin. Does this mean we should stop using sunscreen? No, absolutely not. Some studies suggest that we spend 5-10 minutes, three times a day , in the sun without sunscreen.
Other studies suggest that we spend 10-15 minutes, one to two times a day, in the sun without sunscreen. I think it is clear that only small doses of being exposed to the sun, without sunscreen are recommended.

There are some foods, although not many, which …

Ordering From a Generic Pharmacy

Due to the global financial decline, many people today are more careful when it comes to spending their hard-earned income. Today’s shoppers would more than likely go for more affordable drugs than costly ones and it is relatively easy to find a local pharmacy offering less expensive drugs. What’s more, it is much easier to find cheaper medicines on the internet through an online generic pharmacy. Pharmacy reviews from consumers usually have helpful positive or negative remarks after they buy pills online.

The best option in figuring out whether an online generic pharmacy is legitimate is checking out whether their products are approved by the FDA. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the ruling body which controls and supervises the promotion and distribution of both brand-name and generic drugs. Buyers are reassured that generic drugs undergo exactly the same rigid process the brand-name drugs undergo. Before these generic …

Multi Vitamins or Single Doses

Well, according to Allison Aubrey in an article for National Public Radio, the kinds of studies needed to validate the efficacy of vitamins with regard to their ability to prevent most chronic diseases simply have not been done. Making matters worse, of course, is the fact that, of the longitudinal studies which, to date, have been done, some have presented less than complimentary results. Recent trials of vitamin e, for example, have failed to establish prophylactic benefits for this micronutrient with regard to coronary artery disease.

The quest for the perfect multivitamin, of course, goes back many decades. And even before one-a-day pills began to be manufactured, the desire for a nutritional magic bullet could be seen in the often successful marketing of “flim flam” tonics of the nineteenth century.

Are multivitamins a good thing? That’s a simple enough question. The answer to the question, however, probably depends on the …

Pharmacy Benefit Managers Can Help Firms Cut Costs

For doctors, medical practitioners, specialists, pharmacies, and self-insured employer groups around the world, investing in a comprehensive solution that can automate and streamline key business processes is becoming a top priority in healthcare delivery today. So what could be more solution-driven than an integrated application that offers the best way to build distinctive capabilities and optimize existing business operations in all care settings?

The short answer is: it depends. Mixed approaches blending various factors and elements and the fact that there’s no one size that fits all determine the value that ensures improved efficiency and effectiveness to a client. However, delivering patient benefits data through the electronic processing that creates a free and secure pathway for safer, faster and more cost-effective care collaboration and connectivity may be a better solution to minimize costs.

Enhanced Care Collaboration and Connectivity

Modern medical healthcare management is a complex challenge with the involvement of …

Vitamin E Oil

Vitamin E comes in the form of gels, capsules and oils. Oils and gels can be applied topically to help protect the skin and also for scars. Vitamin E contains alpha-tocopherol, either 100 % pure or mixed. Alpha-tocopherol in its natural form is powdery and thick. Hence, it is mixed with a carrier like olive oil. Vitamin E oil is processed from vegetable oils like corn, soya and canola through vacuum distillation. It is heavy and viscous.

Vitamin E oil has a shelf life of about two to three years. When exposed to air, it reacts with oxygen and hence becomes inactive, resulting in a reduced shelf life and potency. Similarly, exposure to extreme heat also reduces the shelf life. As such, vitamin E oil should be stored under well-protected conditions.

Generally, manufacturers of vitamin E oil add ingredients like glycerides, and therefore, vitamin E content may be in the …

Colloidal Silver

Colloidal silver is known to have a profound effect in protection against infectious and pathogenic micro-organisms such as viruses, fungi, and bacteria. The metallic silver ions act as potent inhibitors of enzymes involved in the oxidative metabolism of the microorganisms. The pathogens are destroyed, after which the debris is eliminated by the immune system. Studies have demonstrated that while a broad-spectrum antibiotic is effective against a dozen pathogens, colloidal silver can be successfully used against nearly 650 types of pathogenic organisms.

Colloidal silver has been used for healing in Eastern medicine. Ayurvedic, Chinese, and Homeopathic practitioners use this as an essential ingredient in the formulations. It stimulates growth, enhances oxygenation, and regeneration of cells forming bones, skin, and other soft tissues. It is known to improve the flow and drainage of the lymph necessary for maintaining a functional immune system and to eliminate toxins.

Colloidal silver has been used widely …

Balancing Hormones Naturally

  1. Test your hormone levels. This should be done by utilizing both saliva testing and blood testing. For more information on how you can do this yourself call Oasis Advanced Wellness about how to obtain kits to use in the privacy of your own home. You will need to test for estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA and cortisol.
  2. Educate yourself on the topic of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and balancing your hormones naturally. A good place to start is my e-book–Balancing Your Hormones Without Drugs…You Can Feel Good Again and also at www.menopause-pms-progesterone.org. This will not only address your hormone issues but also help you to bring your whole body into balance…from the comfort of your own home. You can purchase this at www.oasisserene.com.
  3. Take your results to a healthcare professional that you trust and one that works with bio-identical hormones. If you cannot find a healthcare professional in your area we