Micronutrient Health Blog | SpectraCell Laboratories - April 2018

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Your Medication’s Side Effects Might Be a Drug-Induced Nutrient Deficiency

Pharmaceutical medications help millions of Americans cope with clinical symptoms every day, but most are not without side effects.  In fact, the side effects of a medication are often worse than the original condition according to many patients.  One reason for this is that prescription drugs very often cause nutrient depletions, which manifest clinically in very significant ways.  A classic example is coenzyme Q10 deficiency caused by statin medications.  Statins block a... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Monday, April 23, 2018

Bioindividual Nutrition: Breaking Barriers for Autism

When people think of autism and nutrition, the first thing that often comes to mind is food sensitivities, especially given the widespread attention to the impact of certain additives and common triggers (such as wheat or dairy) on that condition.  Even more paramount, is the evidence suggesting that Autism is largely a whole-body disorder in which an individual's biochemistry affects the brain, learning and behavior. Restoring balance within the body through foo... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, April 4, 2018