Micronutrient Health Blog | SpectraCell Laboratories - May 2018

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Cellular Levels of Vitamin B1 May Influence the Progression of Huntington's Disease

Huntington’s disease is a relatively rare disease that occurs when a person has altered expression of a specific gene called the huntingtin gene. The presence of this mutated gene initiates the synthesis of an altered protein  (similarly called the mutated huntingtin protein, or mHTT) that damages nerve cells in the brain over time. The disease progresses over the course of several years and clinically manifests as gradually worsening mental, emotional and physical dysfunction, to t... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Moms, Roll Up Your Sleeves. Five Nutrients that Combat Cancer and Hormone Imbalance.

Cellular health – whether referring to brain cells, bone cells, or fat cells – impacts the health of the entire body. Health issues may arise and manifest differently for each person depending on one’s unique biochemistry. Some common examples of these manifestations include excess weight, headaches, and dry skin, driven by poor cellular metabolism. Quite literally, health and wellness begin at the cellular level.  A paradigm shift in women’s healthcare is happening right now.  You ... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, May 9, 2018