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Alzheimer’s Disease - nadh - 34948

NADH 2 - 5 mg tablets/d. J Applied Nutr 1999 51 1 3-15 34948 2000 Summary Interview

Alzheimer’s Disease - nutraceutical combination

Nutraceutical Combination - Folic acid 400 mcg/d, vitamin E 30 IU/d, vitamin B12 6 mcg/d, S-adenosyl methionine 400mg/d, N-acetylcysteine 600mg/d and acetyl-L-carnitine 500 mg/d in 2 pills per day taken at any time improved cognition and mood. [J Alzheimer's Dis Other Demen, Feb-Mar 2009;24(1):27-33. Epub 2008 Dec 3 ] Summary Interview PubMed

Alzheimer’s Disease - nutraceutical combination - 46908

Nutraceutical Combination - Folic acid 400 mcg/d, vitamin E 30 IU/d, vitamin B12 6 mcg/d, S-adenosyl methionine 400mg/d, N-acetylcysteine 600mg/d and acetyl-L-carnitine 500 mg/d in 2 pills per day taken at any time improved cognition and mood. [ Am J Alzheimer's Dis Other Demen, Dec 2008 – Jan 2009;23(6):571-85. Epub 2008 Dec 1]. 46908 (2/2009)] Summary Interview PubMed

Alzheimer’s Disease - pesticide exposure - 34948

Pesticide exposure. J Applied Nutr 1999 51 1 3-15 34948 2000 Summary Interview

Alzheimer’s Disease - vitamin b1 - 23739

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) plasma levels significantly lower; antecdotal improvement vitamin B1 3-5 gm/d. Archives of Neurology November 1995 52 1081-1085 23739 1996 Summary Interview PubMed

Alzheimer’s Disease - vitamin b12 - 28725

Vitamin B12 normal ranges should be 600 to 2000 pg/ml. Below 550 to 600 pg/ml deficiencies start to appear in the CSF. Humans are born with serum levels of about 2000 pg/ml, which decline gradually throughout life. Medical Hypotheses 1991 34 131-140 28725 1998 Summary Interview PubMed

Alzheimer’s Disease - vitamin b12 - 37878

Vitamin B12 (serum) less than 251 pmol/L and folic acid (serum) less than 13 nmol/L increases risk. Neurology 2001 56 1188-1194 37878 2001 Summary Interview PubMed

Alzheimer’s Disease - vitamin b12 - 39403

Vitamin B12 functional deficiency occurs from Alzheimer’s disease-related oxidative stress. Neurology 2002 58 1395-1399 39403 2002 Summary Interview PubMed

Alzheimer’s Disease - vitamin B12 - 46641

Vitamin B12 - low levels associated with reduced brain volume. B12 levels >300 pmol/L (406.5 pg/ml) may be protective. Neurology 2008 71 11 826-32 46641 10/2008 Summary Interview PubMed

Alzheimer’s Disease - vitamin b3 - 42169

Vitamin B3 (niacin) from diet at 22.4 mg/d (highest quintile) compared with the 12.6 mg/d (lowest quintile) resulted in a 70% reduction in risk. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2004 75 1093-1099 42169 12/2004 Summary Interview PubMed

Alzheimer’s Disease - vitamin e - 39518

Vitamin E high in diet reduced risk significantly. JAMA June 26 2002 287 24 3230-3237 39518 2002 Summary Interview PubMed

Alzheimer’s Disease - zinc - 24249

Zinc bound thymulin in plasma is very low. Biological Trace Element Research 1996 51 55-61 24249 1996 Summary Interview PubMed

Amenorrhea - acetyl-l-canitine - 47976

Acetyl-L-Carnitine 500 mg b.i.d. at breakfast and lunch during or after meals. [J Endocrinol Invest, 2010 Apr 22; [Epub ahead of print]. 47976 (07/2010)] Summary Interview PubMed

Amenorrhea - stress - 24177 / 22177

Stress interrupts GnRH release, inhibiting the pituitary’s release of follicle-stimulating and luteinizing hormones needed to stimulate the ovary to produce and release eggs. [The Endocrinologist, 1995;5(6):416-421 24177 / 22177 1996] Summary Interview

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) - Characteristics

Characteristics - dysfunctional liver detoxification, heavy metal elevation, severe oxidative stress, signs of chemical toxicity and antioxidant/nutritional deficiencies. J Nutr Environ Med 2000 10 311-320 38267 2002 Summary Interview PubMed

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) - Vitamin E

Vitamin E supplementers had reduced risk of ALA - probable doses 100-400 IU/d. Ann Neurol January 2005 57 104-110 42575 02/2005 Summary Interview PubMed

Anal Fissure - oligoantigenic diet - 50517

An oligo-antigenic (no dairy products, wheat, eggs, chocoloate and tomato) in patients with chronic anal fissures reduced their time to healing over the sham diet significantly. [Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 May;108(5):825-32. 50517 (11/2014)] Interview PubMed

Anaphylaxis (Exercise-Induced) - Gluten-free diet

Gluten-free diet kept subjects symptom free. J Allergy Clin Immunol May 1999 103 5/Part I 912-917 32251A/32251 1999 Summary Interview PubMed

Anemia (megaloblastic) - Vitamin B1

Vitamin B1 100 mg I.V. x 1 week, then 50 mg P.O. b.i.d. then 50 mg/d P.O. as maintenance dose eliminated the need for transfusions, normalized hemoglobin and platelets, and improved diabetic control in a child born with a thiamine transporter gene mutation. The case was an 18-year-old girl who was born deaf-mute, had diabetes at age 9 months and severe anemia at age 2 years who could only be treated with transfusions for 17 years. Eur J Endocrinol 2006 155 6 787-792 45096 6/2007 Summary Interview PubMed

Anger (substance abuse) - Omega-3 fatty acids

Omega-3 fatty acids - Five capsules each containing 450 mg of EPA, 100 mg of DHA and 50 mg of other omega-3 LC PUFAs were taken in divided doses with or without meals reduced feelings of anger. Psychiatry Res Jan 15 2008 157 1-3 95-104 45708 2/2008 Summary Interview PubMed

Angina Pectoris - arginine - 48300

Arginine 3 grams per day with breakfast. [Oxid Med Cell Lonvev, 2009 Sept-Oct;2(4):231-7. 48300 (1/2011)] Summary Interview PubMed

Angina Pectoris - fish oil - 21511

Fish oil 10 gms/d. 1 [Angiology, Dec 1994;45(12):1023-1031. 21511 (1996)] Summary Interview PubMed

Angina Pectoris - food allergy - 25923

Allergy, including from food, may trigger angina. Elimination diets may be beneficial. [Circulation, October 1, 1996;94 (7):1789. 25923 (1997)] Summary Interview PubMed

Anklyosing Spondylitis - Spa therapy

Spa therapy - every morning 1 hour of physical exercises, followed by 30 minutes of walking and postural correction therapy by lying supine on a bed (initially 14 minutes, but increasing daily by 2 minutes to a final period of 30 minutes a day). Thermal therapy was every other afternoon which included saunas (2 times at 15 minutes) and thermal baths (30 minutes). The other afternoons were spent with 30 minutes of intensive hydrotherapy and 30 minutes bathing in thermal water, followed by 1 hour of sports. Arthritis Care Res 2001 45 430-438 38523 2002 Summary Interview PubMed

Anticoagulation Therapy - Vitamin K

Vitamin K 150 mcg/d (in solution) taken with the warfarin dose after the evening meal. Blood Nov 16 2006 [Epub ahead of print] 44902 3/2007 Summary Interview PubMed

Antioxidants - Antioxidant status

Antioxidant status - measure urinary isoprostanes derived from arachidonic acid’s interaction with oxygen free radicals and/or serum 8OHdG derived from DNA’s interaction with oxygen free radicals. Evaluation of plasma vitamins C and E. Heart 2004 90 598-602 41800 2004 Summary Interview PubMed

Antioxidants - Disease prevention

Disease prevention - reasonable supplemental doses are vitamin C 250-1000 mg, vitamin E 100-400 I.U. and beta-carotene 6-30 mg. Am J Clin Nutr 1995 62 Suppl. 1521S-6S 23859 1996 Summary Interview PubMed

Antioxidants - red grape, pomegranate - 50659

Antioxidant-rich juice 200 ml (ARJ; 30% red grape, 70% pomegranate; not from concentrate) similar to the antioxidant intake of the Mediterranean dietary pattern containing bioactive compounds such as anthocyanins, resveratrol, punicalagin and hydrolysable tannins in a single dose any time daily showed a significant decrease in plasma lipid oxidation and a significant increase in plasma antioxidant capacity. [Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2014 Dec 7. 50659 (1/2015)] Interview PubMed

Anxiety (substance abusers) - Gluten-free diet

Gluten-free diet in celiac disease patients reduces anxiety. Scand J Gastroenterol May 2001 36 5 502-6 45722 4/2007 Summary Interview PubMed

Anxiety (substance abusers) - Kava Kava

Kava Kava 90-110 mg dry extract (=70 mg of kava-lactones) t.i.d.. Pharmacopsychiat 1997 30 1-5 26970 1997 Summary Interview PubMed

Anxiety (substance abusers) - Omega-3 fatty acids

Omega-3 fatty acids 3 gm/d (EPA 450 mg, DHA 100 mg, other omega-3 LCPUFAs 50 mg/capsule -5 capsules daily in divided doses). J Clin Psychopharmacol 2006 26 6 661-665 44832 2/2007 Summary Interview PubMed

Anxiety - inflammation, melatonin, pain, sleep, surgery - 50788

Melatonin given perioperatively between 2-10 mg in a single or multiple doses throughout the day, up to possibly 300 mg/kg/bw, has analgesic, anxiolytic, anti-inflammatory and sleep normalizing effects, and an excellent safety profile, any of which may significantly improve quality of life in surgical patients. [Anaesthesia. 2014 Oct;69(10):1163-71. 50788 (5/2105)] Interview PubMed

Aphthous Stomatitis - curcumin - 50710

Curcumin gel (10 mg of curcuma longa extract/gram of curcumin gel) applied three times a day to each ulcer after meals while avoiding the consumption of food or water for a half an hour after application of the gel, showed a statistically significant reduction in pain, number, size and duration of the ulcers. No side effects were noted from the curcumin gel. [Int J Pharm Investig. 2014 Jul;4(3):138-41. 50710 (3/2104)] Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (atrial) - Magnesium

Magnesium approximately 500 mg P.O. if tolerated. (Mag Tab = 7 mEq (86 mg) a tablet; Slow Mag 5 mEq (62 mg; 42 mEq (517 mg) a day is the approximate tolerable limit. Am J Cardiol June 15 1994 73 1227-1229 20387 1996 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (atrial) - Magnesium - 2

Magnesium (MgSO4) 2 gm I.V. (in addition to medical therapy) followed by 1 mg/hr. Pharmacotherapy 2004 24 7 879-895 41859 2004 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (atrial) - Magnesium - 3

Magnesium (MgSO4) 6 mmol (approximately 1.5 gm) infusion in 100 mL 0.9% NaCl solution (25 mL/hr) the day before surgery, just after cardiopulmonary bypass, and once daily for four days after surgery reduced the incidence of atrial fibrillation. Ann Thorac Surg 2001 72 1256-1262 38859 2002 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (atrial) - Magnesium - 4

Magnesium (MgSO4) 2 mg I.V. (in addition to medical therapy for new onset) over 15 minutes followed by 5 gm over 5 hours not to exceed a serum magnesium of 3 meq/L (then cut back) and monitor serum potassium and keep above 4 meq/L. The American Journal of Cardiology June 15 1994 73 1227-1229 20387 1996 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (atrial) - N-acetylcysteine

N-acetylcysteine (NAC) I.V. at 50 mg/kg bolus 1 hour pre-operatively (CABG and/or valve surgery) and then at 50 mg/kg/d for the next 48 hours reduced atrial fibrillation. Eur Heart J 2008 29 5 625-31 46319 08/2008 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Magnesium

Magnesium (MgSO4) I.V. 2.4 g (19.2 mEq) given six times in the first 24 hours after the cardiac operation reduced ventricular arrhythmias. Annals of Thohttp://prescription2000.com/administrator/index2.php?option=com_sobi2&task=addItem&returnTask=listing&catid=29racic Surgery 1995 59 502-507 23393 1996 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Magnesium - 2

Magnesium (MgSO4) 1 - 2 gms (8 to 16 mEq of MgSO4) of a 10% solution intravenously over 1 to 2 minutes. May repeat this dose every 5 to 15 minutes if there is no response. Internat J Cardiol 1999 68 133-135 32189 1999 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Omega-3 fatty acids

Omega-3 fatty acids 0.5-1.8 g/d of EPA+DHA. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2005 14 4 307-12 44699 4/2006 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Omega-3 fatty acids - 2

Omega-3 fatty acids 2.4 g/d. Circulation Nov 1 2005 112 18 2762-8 43888/44239 12/2005 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Omega-3 fatty acids - 3

Omega-3 fatty acids 2.4 g/d. Am J Cardiol Nov 1 1995 76 974-977 23513 1995 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Omega-3 fatty acids - 4

Omega-3 fatty acids 1.8 gm/d.(72% omega-3) - increased arrhythmias in those with implantable defribrillators JAMA Jun 15 2005 293 23 2884-91 43540 10/2005 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Omega-3 fatty acids - 5

Omega-3 fatty acids. Nutrition Research 1995 15 1 1-8 22360 1995 Summary Interview

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Selenium

Selenium (selenomethionine) 200 mcg/d. J Am Coll Nutr 1994 13 5 496-498 21220 1995 Summary Interview PubMed

Arthritis (polyarthritis) - Beta-cryptoxanthin/zeaxanthin

Beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin low in diet. Am J Clin Nutr Aug 2005 82 2 451-5 43611/43593 9/2005 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma (exercise-induced) - Antioxidants

Antioxidants possibly. [Sports Med, 2003;33(9):671-681. 40979 (2003)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma (exercise-induced) - Beta-carotene

Beta-carotene (algae -Dunaliella) 64 mg/d. [Sports Med, 2003;33(9):671-681. 40979 (2003)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma (exercise-induced) - Caffeine

Caffeine. [Sports Med, 2003;33(9):671-681. 40979 (2003)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma (exercise-induced) - Gluten-free diet

Gluten-free diet kept subjects symptom-free. [J Allergy Clin Immunol May 1999;103(5/Part I):912-917. 38431/32251 (1999)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma (exercise-induced) - LYC-O-MATO™

LYC-O-MATO™ 30 mg/d. [Sports Med, 2003;33(9):671-681. 40979 (2003)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma (exercise-induced) - Omega-3 fatty acids

Omega-3 fatty acids EPA 3.2 gm/d and DHA 2.2 mg/d. [Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2003;168:1181-1189. 42680 (02/2005)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma (exercise-induced) - Omega-3 fatty acids - 2

Omega-3 fatty acids (fish and fish oil) increase intake. [Sports Med, 2003;33(9):671-681. 40979 (2003)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma (exercise-induced) - Omega-6 fatty acids

Omega-6 fatty acids reduction. [Sports Med, 2003;33(9):671-681. 40979 (2003)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma (exercise-induced) - Omega-6:Omega-3 fatty acid

Omega-6:Omega-3 fatty acid ratio of 2.3:1. [Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2003;168:1181-1189. 42680 (02/2005)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma (exercise-induced) - Salt reduction

Salt reduction < 2400 mg/d. [Sports Med, 2003;33(9):671-681. 40979 (2003)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma (exercise-induced) - Vitamin C

Vitamin C 500 mg t.i.d. with meals. [Respir Med, 2007 Aug;101(8):1770-8. 45198 (3/2008)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma (exercise-induced) - Vitamin C - 2

Vitamin C increase. [Sports Med, 2003;33(9):671-681. 40979 (2003)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - acupuncture - 49222

Acupuncture performed 3 x per week for 5 weeks with needles being twisted approximately 360° evenly at the rate of 60 times/min for 20 seconds, manipulated every 10 minutes, and withdrawn after 30 minutes including the acupoint selection GV 14, BL12 and BL13. [Clin Rev Allergy Immunol, 2012 Jun 3; [Epub ahead of print]. 49222 (7/2012)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Antibiotic

Antibiotic use in the first year of life increases asthma incidence possibly by altering gut flora or exposure to infections. Clin Exp Allergy 1999 29 766-771 32449/33002 1999 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Antioxidants

Antioxidants - coenzyme Q10 (120 mg/day Q-Gel®), alpha-tocopherol (400 mg/day) and vitamin C (250 mg/day) reduced steroid need. Biofactors 2005 25 1-4 235-40 44573 10/2006 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Antioxidants, fish oil, reduce salt

Antioxidants, fish oil, reduce salt. Eur J Clin Nutr Dec 2005 59 12 1335-46 43952/44350 3/2006 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - carnitine - 50213

Carnitine at 1050 mg in a single daily dose of 3 capsules each morning 30 minutes before meals for 6 months.

[J Allergy (Cairo). 2012;2012:509730 50213 (5/2013)] Interview PubMed

Asthma - Causes/foods

Causes of increase: processed foods; less fresh foods; increased omega-6:omega-3 ratio; more fast foods containing high levels of salt, sugar and omega-6 fatty acids and low levels of omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Allergy 1995 50 935-938 24196/24296 1996 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - developed countries

Incidence highest in developed countries. Eur Respir J 1999 29 766-771 32449/33002 1999 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Diet/antioxidants

Diet low in antioxidants increases asthma symptoms and reduces pulmonary function. Free Radic Res 2008 42 1 94-102 46151 5/2008 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Eicosapentaenoic acid/docosahexaenoic acid

Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) 3.2 g/d and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 2.0 g/d in divided doses with meals (exercise-induced asthma). Chest Jan 2006 129 1 39-49 44022/46306 11/2006 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Food allergy by elimination diet

Food allergy by elimination diet; most frequently offending foods in descending order were fruit, grains, proteins and vegetables. South African Allergy Society Congress and the South African Pulmonary Society Congress 1999 1-10 32726 1999 Summary Interview

Asthma - Food allergy by elimination diet - 2

Food allergy by elimination diet; most frequently offending foods in descending order were fruit, grains, proteins and vegetables. South African Family Practice July 1990 355 25182 Summary Interview

Asthma - food concentrate, fruit, vegetable - 49449

Food concentrates in a combination pill form equivalent to 4 servings of fruit and vegetables, 1 serving of fish (1065-1775 mg = of fish oil = 1-1 ½ servings of deep sea fish per day), and 1 serving of yogurt a day (= 2x 109 colony forming units of Lactobacillus ) taken immediately after breakfast in asthmatic children significantly reduced medication use and improved pulmonary function. [Br J Nutr, 2012 Dec 5:1-11. 49449 (1/2013)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - green lipped mussel - 49683

Green lipped mussel product PCSO-524™ in 8 capsules per day containing approximately 72 mg EPA and 48 mg DHA daily (1 capsule contains 50 mg n-3 PUFAs and 100 mg olive oil) showed reduction in bronchodilator use and symptoms, airway inflammation and the severity of bronchoconstriction following a hyperpnea airway challenge.

[Respir Med, 2013 Aug;107(8):1152-63. 49683 (10/2013)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Herbal medications

Herbal medications (ex. Ma Huang -Ephedra). J Asthma 1999 36 1 1-65 32662 1999 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Lycopene

Lycopene 45 mg/d (from tomato juice or lycopene 15 mg per capsule (Lyc-o-Mato®) taken three times per day with a slice of white bread spread with olive oil margarine). Free Radic Res 2008 42 1 94-102 46151 5/2008 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Magnesium

Magnesium (MgSO4) nebulized; varying dose regimens:1152 mg (384 mg every 20 minutes x 3 doses); 453 mg (151 mg every 30 minutes x 3 doses); 2.5 mL 3.18% solution (x 1 dose); 380 mg (95 mg every 20 minutes x 4 doses); 135 mg (x 1 dose); and 225 mg (x 1 dose). [Chest, July 2005;128(1):337-344. 43487 (8/2005)] Chest July 2005 128 1 337-344 43487 8/2005 Summary

Asthma - Magnesium (MgSO4) I.V.

Magnesium (MgSO4) I.V. 2 gm over 20 minutes in adults; children 50-100 mg/kg or up to 2 gm over 20 minutes in children. J Allergy Clin Immunol Jan 2006 117 1 53-8 33192/44695 4/2006 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Magnesium - 2

Magnesium (MgSO4)) nebulized 3 ml (3.2% solution, 95 mg of magnesium diluted in normal saline) given every 15 minutes for 1 hour in addition to a single 100 gm I.V. bolus of hydrocortisone. Eur Respira J 1998 12 341-344 31547 1999 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Magnesium glycinate

Magnesium glycinate 300 mg/d in a single dose away from meals (children). Eur J Clin Nutr Jan 2007 61 1 54-60 44396/ 45746 7/2007 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Maternal elimination diet

Maternal elimination diet benefits nursing infants. South African Allergy Society Congress and the South African Pulmonary Society Congress 1999 1-10 32726 1999 Summary Interview

Asthma - Multivitamin/mineral

Multivitamin/mineral intake in exclusively formula-fed infants had a 70% increased risk for developing food allergies by 3 years of age if taken before 6 months of age as compared to exclusively formula fed infants who did not. Pediatrics July 2004 114 1 27-32 41857/41843 2004 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Omega-3:omega-6 fatty acids

Omega-3:omega-6 fatty acids should be increased (more fish, alpha-linolenic acid and monounsaturated fatty acids and reduce corn, sunflower and safflower oils). [Australian New Zealand Journal of Medicine, 1994; 24:727. 21648 (1995)] Australian New Zealand Journal of Medicine 1994 24 727 21648 1995 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Oxidant stress

Oxidant stress from decreased glutathione production increases asthma incidence. J Am Coll Nutr 1995 14 4 317-324 23054 1996 Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Pycnogenol®

Pycnogenol® 1 mg/lb along with elimination of processed-fast food, sugary beverages, dairy products and increasing water intake. [J Asthma, 2004;41(8):825-832. 42953 (4/2005)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Risk factors

Risk factors include: excess iron and lead; reduced vitamins C, E and selenium; G6PD deficiency; anything that reduces the endogenous production of glutathione. [J Am Coll Nutr, 1995;14(4):317-324. 23054 (1996)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Selenium

Selenium (sodium selenite)100 mcg/d for 3 months increased serum selenium levels, GSH-Px activity and reduced asthma symptoms. [J Am Coll Nutr, 1995;14(4):317-324. 23054 (1996)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - Trans fatty acids

Trans fatty acids increase risk. [The Lancet, June 12, 1999;353:2040-2041. 32340 (1999)] Summary Interview PubMed

Asthma - vitamin c - 50321

Vitamin C 1-5 grams per day decreased the occurrence of asthma attacks or bronchial reactivity in those who had upper respiratory infections. Individual therapeutic trials of vitamin C are encouraged as soon as cold symptoms start with doses up to, or above 6-8 grams per day. No one knows the most clinically beneficial dose of vitamin C. Vitamin C is cheap and safe. [Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2013 Nov 26;9(1):46. 50321 (5/2014)] Interview PubMed

Asthma - vitamin d - 49236

Vitamin D insufficiency below 30 ng/ml was associated with higher risk of having had at least one severe asthma exacerbation in the prior year and children with asthma who had vitamin D insufficiency had a higher risk of allergy and a lower FEV1/FVC, a measure of lung function. [J Respir Crit Care Med, 2012 May 31; [Epub ahead of print]. 49236 (8/2012)] Summary Interview PubMed

Atherosclerosis - arginine, folic acid, garlic, vitamin b6, vitamin b12 - 47355

Aged garlic extract (250 mg) plus vitamin B12 (100 μg), folic acid (300 μg), vitamin B6 (12.5 mg) and L-arginine (100 mg) in one capsule given daily in the morning. [Prev Med, 2009 June 29; [Epub ahead of print]. 47355 (2/2010)] Summary Interview PubMed

Atherosclerosis - citrulline - 48344

L-citrulline with water at 2.4 grams in the morning before breakfast and 3.2 grams in the evening before sleeping. [Int J Cardiol, 2010, Nov 8; [Epub ahead of print]. 48344 (1/2011)] Summary Interview PubMed

Atherosclerosis - dhea - 44210 / 44638

DHEA 50 mg/d (↓platelet adhesion, aggregation, ↑vasodilation, cGMP). Clin Endocrinol (Oxf), 2006 Mar;64(3):260-4. 44210/44638 [(4/2006)] Summary Interview PubMed

Atherosclerosis - folic acid - 29156

Folic acid 2.5 mg/d, pyridoxine 25 mg/d and vitamin B12 250 mcg/d regressed plaque in hypertensives and hyperhomocysteinemics. [The Lancet, January 4, 1998;351:263-264. 29156 (1998)] Summary Interview PubMed

Atherosclerosis - green tea catechins - 47757

Green tea catechins 80 to 580 mg/day once daily with meals. [Circ J, 2010 Feb 4; [Epub ahead of print]. 47757 (3/2010)] Summary Interview PubMed

Atherosclerosis - heart failure, statin - 51028

Statins - The epidemic of atherosclerosis and heart failure may be exacerbated by the widespread use of statins to lower cholesterol by inhibiting vitamin K2 synthesis which effects coronary calcification and testosterone production which is cardioprotective; decreasing selenoprotein production reduces antioxidant enzymes thereby increasing peroxidative damage to heart tissue; inhibiting coenzyme Q10 production thereby acting as a mitochondrial toxin which reduces energy production in heart tissue; and inhibits Heme A biosynthesis which also effects electron transport and energy production. [Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol. 2015 Mar;8(2):189-99. 51028 (10/2015)] Interview PubMed

Atherosclerosis - melatonin - 35206

Melatonin 6 mg/d between 9 and 10 p.m. reduced LDL oxidation in postmenopausal women. [J Pineal Res, 2000;28:136-142. 35206 (2000)] Summary Interview PubMed

Atherosclerosis - plant-based diet - 44333

Antioxidant-rich plant-based diet. [Atherosclerosis, 2005 Nov 25; [Epub ahead of print]. 44333 (2/2006)] Summary Interview PubMed

Atherosclerosis - pomegranate - 46918

Pomegranate juice 50 ml/d or pomegranate polyphenol extract 5 mL/d in a single dose with a meal. [J Agric Food Chem, 2008; 56(18): 8704-13. 46918 (3/2009)] Summary Interview PubMed

Atherosclerosis - selenium - 45088

Selenium (selenomethionine from yeast) - 55 mcg bid with lunch and dinner prevented the postprandial increase in atherogenic LDL and LDL susceptibility to oxidation. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis, 2007 Feb 13; [Epub ahead of print]. 45088 [(5/2007)] Summary Interview PubMed

Atherosclerosis - vitamin c - 33975

Vitamin C 2 gm decreased platelet aggregation and the augmentation index (reduced arterial stiffness). [J Cardiovas Pharmacol 1999;34:690-693. 33975 (2000)] Summary PubMed

Atherosclerosis - vitamin c - 45084

Vitamin C 1 gm b.i.d. (with breakfast and dinner) prevented monocyte dysfunction in smokers; normal monocyte function stimulates collateral arteriogenesis. [Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 2007; 27(1): 120-6. 45084 (4/2007)] Summary Interview PubMed
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