Archive for the ‘Vitamins & Minerals’ Category

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The Corvalen® Family of Energy Supplements

Bringing Energy to Life Energy is at the center of our life. Our bodies need energy – lots of energy – to function normally. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or pro athlete, active professional or aging Baby Boomer, worn out parent or exhausted grandparent, Corvalen products can help you restore energy, speed recovery, and enhance […]

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Probiotics

Did you know that many symptoms of fibromyalgia and yeast infections, such as Candida albicans, overlap?  While this doesn’t necessarily mean that yeast infections cause fibromyalgia, it does mean that many fibromyalgia symptoms are made worse by the onset of a yeast infection. Yeast infections can be caused by a weakened immune system whereby the […]

Vitamin Spotlight – Selenium

Enjoy the benefits of selenium!  Studies have shown that people with fibromyalgia are low in antioxidants.  Selenium is a trace mineral essential to humans.  An antioxidant is a molecule capable of slowing or preventing the oxidation of other molecules to prevent free radical damage.  Selenium can also help against the toxicity from mercury, cadmium and […]

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Magnesium the Heart Mineral

Magnesium is the most versatile mineral in your body and is known to be required for several hundred different functions. One of the principle functions of magnesium in the body is that it enables muscles to relax. Without sufficient magnesium in the body, the muscles cramp and we can feel tense, nervous and jittery. In […]

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Fibromyalgia Vitamin Spotlight

Vitamin B complex comprises the essential B vitamins –including Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, plus the vitamins Biotin, Choline, Inositol, and Folate.  It is needed for the proper functioning of almost every process in the body and it particularly contributes to the health of the nervous system. It […]

The Use Of Adrenal Cortical Extracts In Adrenal Fatigue

By James L. Wilson DC, ND, PhD Note: The information on this website is not a substitute for the advice of & treatment by a qualified professional. What Is Hypoadrenia and Adrenal Fatigue? “With our present partial knowledge of the function of the endocrine chain of glands, it appears as though the suprarenals were the […]

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Winning the Battle against Fibromyalgia with Phytonutrients

The term “phyto” originated from a Greek word meaning plant.  Phytonutrients are the biologically active substances in plants that are responsible for giving them color, flavor, and natural disease resistance.  In the last couple of decades scientists have begun to identify that they provide a vital biological function in our bodies as well.  Fruits, vegetables, […]

Fibromyalgia and D-Ribose: The Energy BOOSTER

By Hyla Cass, M.D. Feeling tired and run down? You’re not alone. Fatigue is the third greatest health concern among Americans, and more than 33 million cite energy loss as their greatest health chal­lenge. And no matter what their diagnosis, many of my patients arrive at my office complaining of fatigue as a major symptom. […]

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Fibromyalgia Food and Nutrition

People who suffer from fibromyalgia are plagued by persistent pain and chronic fatigue. These symptoms can make it difficult to shop for, prepare, and eat wholesome and nutritious meals. Nevertheless, a healthy diet is very important in helping people with fibromyalgia counteract stress, detoxify the body, and restore nutrients to the areas that need them […]