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Vertigo: The Best Remedy
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What is CoQ10 Good For?
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  Age-Related Muscle Loss (Sarcopenia)
Posted by: cellhc - 08-31-2021, 08:01 AM - Forum: Health knowledge - No Replies

Learn more about what you can do for sarcopenia (age-related muscle loss). 

In this video, I want to cover a condition called sarcopenia: age-related muscle loss. Sarcopenia is atrophy and degeneration of skeletal muscles and the loss of quality and strength of those muscles. 

Typically, sarcopenia starts in two specific areas of the body: the quadriceps and the abdominal muscles. As it progresses, you can have a loss of the mass of muscle throughout the body. You can also lose your appetite and may have a higher risk of falling. Many times, there are no symptoms of sarcopenia until it becomes severe. 

Sarcopenia can be worsened by:
 • Immobility 
 • Nutritional deficiencies 
 • Lack of exercise 
 • Certain diseases 

There are two factors to look at when someone has sarcopenia:
1. Initial muscle mass
2. Rate of muscle mass decline (loss of weight)

What you can try for sarcopenia:
 • Routine exercise (especially resistance type training) 
 • Take vitamin D (10,000-20,000 IUs)
 • Take omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil or cod liver oil)
 • Take amino-acids (especially leucine)
 • Take HMB (B-hydroxy B-methylbutyrate) 

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  The Most Common Cause of Liver Transplants
Posted by: cellhc - 08-31-2021, 07:48 AM - Forum: Health knowledge - No Replies

Find out why this common over-the-counter medication is the #1 reason for needing a liver transplant. 

In this video, we’re going to talk about the most common cause of a liver transplant. 

The #1 most common cause of a liver transplant in the US (and the second most common cause in the world) is acetaminophen. Acetaminophen is most commonly purchased as Tylenol in the US and Paracetamol in Europe. 

Acetaminophen is in many different over-the-counter and prescription medications, including:
• Alka-Seltzer Plus
• Benadryl 
• Excedrin
• Percocet 
• Robitussin 
• Sudafed
• TheraFlu
• Vick’s 
• NyQuil
• DayQuil
• Vicodin 

Many of these medications contain a gram of acetaminophen. The problem is, having 4 grams per day is considered an overdose. The maximum recommended amount of acetaminophen is 3 grams in 24 hours. 

Acetaminophen destroys the liver cells—especially in high amounts. This destruction is often irreversible. 

Even normal doses (3 grams or less) of acetaminophen can cause liver damage with these other risk factors:
• Fatty liver
• Cirrhosis
• Hepatitis 
• Alcohol consumption
• Smoking
• Antibiotics
• Aspartame 

The liver makes two enzymes that dismantle the toxins in acetaminophen and turn them into harmless substances. When you overload these two enzymes with acetaminophen, it becomes saturated. A third enzyme then comes in to try to cope with this saturation. In turn, your glutathione levels deplete. Glutathione is an antioxidant that helps protect the liver from damage. 

When this protection is compromised, your liver cells can begin to die. 

It can be very easy to overdose on acetaminophen. Just two doses of NyQuil and Alka-Seltzer Plus twice a day will put 4450mg of acetaminophen in your body, which is an overdose. 

If you accidentally take too much acetaminophen, there are three options:
1. Take activated charcoal within one hour
2. Take NAC and milk thistle 
3. Liver transplant 

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  Acidify, Don't Alkalize Your Body
Posted by: cellhc - 08-31-2021, 07:42 AM - Forum: Health knowledge - No Replies

Is it better to acidify or alkalize the body? Here’s what you need to know. 

I believe it’s better to acidify the body than to alkalize the body. Different parts of the body need different pH levels. The stomach is especially significant, and it should be extremely acidic. 

The stomach is the main organ at the beginning of the digestive cycle. If the stomach doesn’t work right, nothing else will work right with the cycle. There are various enzymes that are activated by pH. Enzymes, which help with your digestion, are controlled by an optimum pH. 

If you start to alkalize the body, you could create dysfunction throughout the entire digestive system. But, if you were to acidify the stomach, that may help you activate enzymes that help you break down proteins, which will give you a more complete digestive chain of events. 

Symptoms of low stomach acid: 
 • Heartburn 
 • Gas 
 • Bloating 
 • Food allergies 
 • Mineral deficiency 
 • Hair loss 
 • Gut infection  
 • Anemia 
 • Malabsorption 
 • Decreased vitamin B12 
 • Increased risk of stomach cancer 

To have a strong acid stomach, you don’t always need to take an acidifier. You often just need raw materials like chloride (sea salt), sodium, potassium, zinc, and iodine. But, many people see improvement from taking apple cider vinegar and hydrochloric acid to acidify the stomach. 

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  Vertigo: The Best Remedy
Posted by: cellhc - 08-31-2021, 07:35 AM - Forum: Health knowledge - No Replies

Calcium can potentially cause vertigo—here are the best remedies! 

In this video, we’re going to talk about the best remedies for vertigo. 

What is vertigo? Vertigo is a type of dizziness that often occurs seconds after making certain head movements. It can make you feel like you’re spinning or unbalanced. These symptoms can be devastating in more severe cases. 

What causes vertigo? 

One cause is having mucous in your sinuses. Another cause is having calcium deposits in the inner ear. 

What is potentially behind these problems? 

1. Too much calcium - Flunarizine is a drug that acts as a calcium antagonist. This means that it blocks calcium. If your situation gets better on this drug, this is a sign that your vertigo is related to too much calcium. 

2. Not enough vitamin D - New studies show that low levels of vitamin D may contribute to vertigo. Vitamin D is involved in calcium metabolism and regulation. It is also important for promoting the normal function of the immune system, which can potentially reduce sinus congestion. 

3. Low vitamin K2 - Vitamin K2 helps remove calcium from the wrong place in your body. It then transports calcium to the bones. 

The best remedies for vertigo are:
1. Vitamin D3 (10,000 IUs/day)
2. Vitamin K2 - MK7 version (100mcg/day)

To assess the effect of vitamin D and calcium supplementation in preventing recurrences of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).

We performed an investigator-initiated, blinded-outcome assessor, parallel, multicenter, randomized controlled trial in 8 hospitals between December 2013 and May 2017. Patients with confirmed BPPV were randomly assigned to the intervention (n = 518) or the observation (n = 532) group after successful treatment with canalith repositioning maneuvers. The primary outcome was the annual recurrence rate (ARR). Patients in the intervention group had taken vitamin D 400 IU and 500 mg of calcium carbonate twice a day for 1 year when serum vitamin D level was lower than 20 ng/mL. Patients in the observation group were assigned to follow-ups without further vitamin D evaluation or supplementation.

The intervention group showed a reduction in the ARR (0.83 [95% confidence interval (CI), 0.74–0.92] vs 1.10 [95% CI, 1.00–1.19] recurrences per 1 person-year) with an incidence rate ratio of 0.76 (95% CI, 0.66–0.87, p < 0.001) and an absolute rate ratio of −0.27 (−0.40 to −0.14) from intention-to-treat analysis. The number needed to treat was 3.70 (95% CI, 2.50–7.14). The proportion of patients with recurrence was also lower in the intervention than in the observation group (37.8 vs 46.7%, p = 0.005).

Supplementation of vitamin D and calcium may be considered in patients with frequent attacks of BPPV, especially when serum vitamin D is subnormal.

This study provides Class III evidence that for patients with BPPV, vitamin D and calcium supplementation reduces recurrences of BPPV.

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  What is CoQ10 Good For?
Posted by: cellhc - 08-31-2021, 07:25 AM - Forum: Health knowledge - No Replies

Today let's cover what CoQ10 (coenzyme Q10) is good for. A coenzyme is something that helps an enzyme. There are a lot of different enzymes in the body that go way beyond digestion. There are enzymes that help perform many different functions. They're proteins that are involved in all of the biochemical pathways in the body.

CoQ10 is found in every single cell in the body. It's a very powerful antioxidant, but its main job is to stabilize membranes, especially in areas of your body where you're generating a lot of energy. The membrane around the mitochondria (the energy factory) needs CoQ10. Lipoprotein membranes, as in HDL and LDL, also need CoQ10. 

When you're generating a lot of energy, you're also generating a lot of free radical damage and oxidation. CoQ10 helps to counter that. 

Statins block CoQ10. Blocking this enzyme can create a lot of side effects, especially muscle damage. If you're taking a statin, you may also want to take CoQ10. 

If you have any nutritional deficiencies, you may also be deficient in CoQ10 because it sets you up for not creating CoQ10. If you have inflammatory conditions, you may also want to take CoQ10. 

What is CoQ10 good for?
 • It can help support the heart 
 • It may be good for athletes that generate a lot of oxidation  
 • It may be good for people who have migraines or headaches 
 • It may be good for people who have inflammation 
 • It may be good for people who take a lot of medication
 • It could potentially help protect against cancer 

This randomized controlled multicenter trial evaluated coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) as adjunctive treatment in chronic heart failure (HF).

CoQ10 is an essential cofactor for energy production and is also a powerful antioxidant. A low level of myocardial CoQ10 is related to the severity of HF. Previous randomized controlled trials of CoQ10 in HF were underpowered to address major clinical endpoints.

Patients with moderate to severe HF were randomly assigned in a 2-year prospective trial to either CoQ10 100 mg 3 times daily or placebo, in addition to standard therapy. The primary short-term endpoints at 16 weeks were changes in New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional classification, 6-min walk test, and levels of N-terminal pro-B type natriuretic peptide. The primary long-term endpoint at 2 years was composite major adverse cardiovascular events as determined by a time to first event analysis.

A total of 420 patients were enrolled. There were no significant changes in short-term endpoints. The primary long-term endpoint was reached by 15% of the patients in the CoQ10 group versus 26% in the placebo group (hazard ratio: 0.50; 95% confidence interval: 0.32 to 0.80; p = 0.003) by intention-to-treat analysis. The following secondary endpoints were significantly lower in the CoQ10 group compared with the placebo group: cardiovascular mortality (9% vs. 16%, p = 0.026), all-cause mortality (10% vs. 18%, p = 0.018), and incidence of hospital stays for HF (p = 0.033). In addition, a significant improvement of NYHA class was found in the CoQ10 group after 2 years (p = 0.028).

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  A Great Psoriasis Remedy
Posted by: cellhc - 08-31-2021, 07:10 AM - Forum: Health knowledge - No Replies

We had this remedy for psoriasis tested in a lab. Here’s what we found out. 

I recently did a video on a very effective psoriasis remedy. It was a psoriasis cream that you can find on Amazon. But, the problem is that there were several comments on the video mentioning that China sometimes adds corticosteroids to their creams. 

The cream that I mentioned in the video is only supposed to have herbal combinations. I looked up the ingredients and found that there were some effective properties in the herbal cream that can act to reduce inflammation. But if they did add steroids, then that would not be good.

I deleted the video and sent the cream off to be tested for steroids. We tested for five different steroids, and none were detected. So, if you have psoriasis, this product may be beneficial for you. It’s a Chinese herbal cream that may help with eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis.

Topical therapy
Corticosteroids. These drugs are the most frequently prescribed medications for treating mild to moderate psoriasis. They are available as ointments, creams, lotions, gels, foams, sprays and shampoos. Mild corticosteroid ointments (hydrocortisone) are usually recommended for sensitive areas, such as your face or skin folds, and for treating widespread patches. Topical corticosteroids might be applied once a day during flares, and on alternate days or weekends only to maintain remission.

Your doctor may prescribe a stronger corticosteroid cream or ointment— triamcinolone (Acetonide, Trianex), clobetasol (Temovate) for smaller, less-sensitive or tougher-to-treat areas.

Long-term use or overuse of strong corticosteroids can thin the skin. Over time, topical corticosteroids may stop working.

Vitamin D analogues. Synthetic forms of vitamin D, such as calcipotriene and calcitriol (Vectical) slow skin cell growth. This type of drug may be used alone or with topical corticosteroids. Calcitriol may cause less irritation in sensitive areas. Calcipotriene and calcitriol are usually more expensive than topical corticosteroids.
Retinoids. Tazarotene (Tazorac, Avage) is available as a gel and cream and applied once or twice daily. The most common side effects are skin irritation and increased sensitivity to light.

Tazarotene isn't recommended when you're pregnant or breast-feeding or if you intend to become pregnant.

Calcineurin inhibitors. Calcineurin inhibitors — such as tacrolimus (Protopic) and pimecrolimus (Elidel) — reduce inflammation and plaque buildup. They can be especially helpful in areas of thin skin, such as around the eyes, where steroid creams or retinoids are too irritating or may cause harmful effects.

Calcineurin inhibitors are not recommended when you're pregnant or breast-feeding or if you intend to become pregnant. This drug is also not intended for long-term use because of a potential increased risk of skin cancer and lymphoma.

Salicylic acid. Salicylic acid shampoos and scalp solutions reduce the scaling of scalp psoriasis. It may be used alone, or to enhance the ability of other medications to more easily penetrate the skin.
Coal tar. Coal tar reduces scaling, itching and inflammation. It's available over-the-counter or by prescription in various forms, such as shampoo, cream and oil. These products can irritate the skin. They're also messy, stain clothing and bedding, and can have a strong odor.

Coal tar treatment isn't recommended for women who are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Goeckerman therapy. Some doctors combine coal tar treatment with light therapy, which is known as Goeckerman therapy. The two therapies together are more effective than either alone because coal tar makes skin more receptive to UVB light.
Anthralin. Anthralin (another tar product) is a cream used to slow skin cell growth. It can also remove scales and make skin smoother. It should not be used on the face or genitals. Anthralin can irritate skin, and it stains almost anything it touches. It's usually applied for a short time and then washed off.

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  Magnesium Stearate: Toxic or Safe?
Posted by: cellhc - 08-31-2021, 06:59 AM - Forum: Health knowledge - No Replies

What is magnesium stearate, and is it safe? Find out. 

Today we’re going to talk about magnesium stearate, which is a common ingredient in many supplements. 

Magnesium stearate is a common flow agent. A flow agent allows powder to flow through manufacturing machines as they make certain supplements. A flow agent also allows pills to move through the GI system a little bit better and increases the absorption of the ingredients in the body a little bit better.

Magnesium stearate is classified as GRAS (generally recognized as safe). In a report from the National Center for Biotechnology, they stated that taking up to 2,500mg of magnesium stearate per kg of body weight was considered safe. This means that a person who weighs about 150 pounds could consume 170,000mg of magnesium stearate a day and still be within the safe zone. 

But, on average, the amount of magnesium stearate that would be in one capsule is only 4-8mg. When you take magnesium stearate, it breaks up into magnesium and stearic acid. 

Benefits of magnesium:
 • It supports the heart
 • It supports the muscles 
 • It helps you feel calmer (it’s good for anxiety)
 • It supports sleep 
 • It helps build ATP (which gives you more energy)

Stearic acid is common in a person’s diet. It’s a regular fatty acid that can be metabolized for energy or turned into cellular membranes. The average female consumes about 5700mg of stearic acid every day, while the average male consumes about 8200mg of stearic acid a day. The magnesium stearate you get from supplements is 800x less than what you’re already getting from your diet.

Stearic acid is found in:
 • Animal fats
 • Butter 
 • Lard 
 • Vegetable oils 
 • Cocoa butter 

Magnesium stearate is widely used in the production of dietary supplement and pharmaceutical tablets, capsules and powders as well as many food products, including a variety of confectionery, spices and baking ingredients. Although considered to have a safe toxicity profile, there is no available information regarding its potential to induce genetic toxicity. To aid safety assessment efforts, magnesium sulfate was evaluated in a battery of tests including a bacterial reverse mutation assay, an in vitro chromosome aberration assay, and an in vivo erythrocyte micronucleus assay. Magnesium stearate did not produce a positive response in any of the five bacterial strains tested, in the absence or presence of metabolic activation. Similarly, exposure to magnesium stearate did not lead to chromosomal aberrations in CHL/IU Chinese hamster lung fibroblasts, with or without metabolic activation, or induce micronuclei in the bone marrow of male CD-1 mice. These studies have been used by the Japanese government and the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives in their respective safety assessments of magnesium stearate. These data indicate a lack of genotoxic risk posed by magnesium stearate consumed at current estimated dietary exposures. However, health effects of cumulative exposure to magnesium via multiple sources present in food additives may be of concern and warrant further evaluation.

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  EMF Exposure Is 10+ Hours per Day for an Average Person
Posted by: cellhc - 08-31-2021, 06:48 AM - Forum: Health knowledge - No Replies

Find out how to counter the dangerous effects of EMF exposure. 

Let’s talk about EMF exposure. The average person in the U.S. is exposed to EMFs for over 10 hours a day. 

People are exposed to EMFs through:
 • Smartphones 
 • Computers
 • Laptops 
 • WIFI 
 • Routers 
 • Microwaves
 • And more…

These devices put out invisible electromagnetic fields that interact with the body’s electrical fields in the brain, heart, and deep into the cells. Experts will say that EMFs have no negative impacts on your health. But, a report put out in 2012 evaluated 2000 studies, and it found that low-level radiation can play a role in Alzheimer’s and other conditions. 

EMF exposure may play a role in:
 • High blood pressure 
 • High pulse rate 
 • Insomnia 
 • Fatigue 
 • Decreased cognitive function (memory, focus, and concentration) 
 • Increased inflammation 
 • Mood changes 
 • Increased risk of stroke 
 • Increased risk of heart attack
 • DNA damage 

These EMF energy waves directly affect the communication channels across all of your cellular membranes. 

What you could do:
1. Limit exposure (use an EMF tester)
2. Keep your cell phone and other devices away from your head 
3. Increase your antioxidant network (consume raw cruciferous vegetables and do fasting)

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  Cancer Can't Live in an Alkaline Body...REALLY?
Posted by: cellhc - 08-31-2021, 06:40 AM - Forum: Health knowledge - No Replies

Is it true that cancer can't live in an alkaline body? Here's what you need to know. 

Some people believe cancer can't live in an alkaline body. But is this true? 

There are research papers out there that show that acid environments can help cancer grow. But, there are also no studies that show that alkalizing the body will prevent or cure cancer. If someone says that they have data that says otherwise, read it and see what it says. 

There is a condition called metabolic alkalosis. This is a condition where your body is too alkaline.  

Symptoms of metabolic alkalosis:
 • Nausea 
 • Vomiting 
 • Hand tremors 
 • Muscle twitching 
 • Tingling face 
 • Confusion 

It's important for the body not to be too alkaline or too acidic. You achieve the optimum pH by eating healthy—not by consuming things that are too alkaline or too acid. 

Mitochondrial damage is what can cause cancer. Vegetables are alkaline, but that's not why they may be good for cancer patients. Vegetables contain very powerful anti-cancer properties. 

Certain parts of the body shouldn't be alkalized. But, all you need to do is eat healthy so your body can adjust the pH where it needs to be. 

Acid-base homeostasis and pH regulation are critical for both normal physiology and cell metabolism and function. The importance of this regulation is evidenced by a variety of physiologic derangements that occur when plasma pH is either high or low. The kidneys have the predominant role in regulating the systemic bicarbonate concentration and hence, the metabolic component of acid-base balance. This function of the kidneys has two components: reabsorption of virtually all of the filtered HCO3− and production of new bicarbonate to replace that consumed by normal or pathologic acids. This production or generation of new HCO3− is done by net acid excretion. Under normal conditions, approximately one-third to one-half of net acid excretion by the kidneys is in the form of titratable acid. The other one-half to two-thirds is the excretion of ammonium. The capacity to excrete ammonium under conditions of acid loads is quantitatively much greater than the capacity to increase titratable acid. Multiple, often redundant pathways and processes exist to regulate these renal functions. Derangements in acid-base homeostasis, however, are common in clinical medicine and can often be related to the systems involved in acid-base transport in the kidneys.

Acid-base homeostasis is critical for normal physiology and health. Hence, multiple, often redundant pathways and processes exist to control systemic pH. Derangements in acid-base homeostasis, however, are common in clinical medicine and can often be related to the systems involved in acid-base transport in the kidneys. These have been studied for decades, but a variety of new pathways, such as pendrin and Rh proteins, have illustrated that our understanding is still far from complete.

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  Antibiotics and Children
Posted by: cellhc - 08-31-2021, 02:45 AM - Forum: Health knowledge - No Replies

This is what can happen to a child later in life if they’re given antibiotics at a young age. 

I want to increase your awareness of how antibiotics can affect children later in life. There is a very important link between what goes on in the digestive system and what happens in your brain. 

You have close to 100 trillion microbes both inside and outside of the body, most of which live in your gut. If those microbes are altered in a certain way, it can create huge effects on your cognitive state and your emotional state. 

Penicillin is the most commonly prescribed antibiotic for children. Antibiotics can change the type of microbes living in your gut, as well as the number of microbes and the ratios of microbes to fungus. 

One big effect of an altered microbiome is an alteration of the gene expression of both the frontal cortex of the brain and the amygdala, which has a lot to do with fear responses and stress responses. 

This could affect your memory and put you in a fear state (anxiety) and a stress state (high cortisol). So, antibiotics early in life could potentially affect a child’s cognitive and emotional state later in life. 

In other videos, I also talk about how it can affect the immune system, increase the risk of allergies and asthma, and slow down metabolism. 

Antibiotics given to children can potentially increase the risk of certain things later in life, such as:
 • Depression 
 • Autism 
 • Anxiety 

What you can do:
 • Be sure the antibiotics are necessary
 • Make sure the child doesn’t consume foods that contain antibiotics (buy foods that are organic, grass-fed, and antibiotic-free)
 • If the child has to take an antibiotic, make sure they also take a probiotic at the same time, and after they stop taking the antibiotic
 • Allow the child’s immune system to learn from the environment 
 • Keep key nutrients high (zinc, calcium, and vitamin D) 

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