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Forbes Says You Should Know Tim Ferriss in 2011 (and SpectraCell)

Recently, Forbes Magazine published an article on "Names You Need to Know in 2011: Tim Ferriss". Why Should You Know Tim Ferriss? He is an accomplished 33 year old author, entrepreneur and public speaker who recently published a #1 New York Time's Best Seller, "The 4-Hour Body". He is also the author of The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich. He believes in the power of health and wellness to enrich and prolong our lives. What is "The 4-Hour Body" About? Accordin... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Nutritional Considerations of Pain Management

Vitamin D & Musculoskeletal Pain Vitamin D deficiency often presents clinically as musculoskeletal pain. Correcting this deficiency can improve bone and muscle pain dramatically in patients with fibromyalgia and the painful bone disease osteomalacia. Coenzyme Q10 & Migraines, Myopathy Supplementation with CoQ10 helps prevent migraine headaches, according to recent clinical trials. In addition, CoQ10 has been shown to relieve statin-induced myopathy by improving energy metabolism in mu... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, November 11, 2010

46 year old female with ECZEMA and Nutritional Deficiencies

Background: This patient was also diagnosed with fatigue, hormonal imbalance with irregular menstrual cycles, an ovarian cyst and GERD. She also took Prilosec (20mg/day). SpectraCell's micronutrient testing revealed decreased levels of zinc, coenzyme Q10 and significantly decreased total antioxidant function. Based upon these deficiencies, she was administered the following treatment protocol: 25mg/day of Zinc Coenzyme Q10 Various antioxidants In addition to the above supplements, she was a... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, July 8, 2010