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Jane’s Blog Glutathione for Inflammation and Immune Health!

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Jane’s Blog Glutathione for Inflammation and Immune Health!

Glutathione (GSH) is essential to good health and is known as “The Mother of All Antioxidants” and “The Master of the Immune System”. According to numerous studies, glutathione is a powerful re-generator of immune cells and is easily the most important agent in keeping the body detoxified and healthy. GSH is vitally important in the synthesis of DNA and the maintenance DNA, the synthesis of protein and amino acids, so the body can utilize them effectively. In addition, it is essential in protecting cells from oxidization and activates enzymes vital for the removal of all toxic build up at the...

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Jane’s Blog Overactive Bladder OAB

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Jane’s Blog Overactive Bladder OAB

Overactive bladder (OAB) is the name for a group of urinary symptoms. It is not a disease. The Urology Care Foundation estimate that at least 33 million people in the United States have overactive bladder and as many as 40 percent of women live with OAB symptoms. Urgency is the key word and major symptom of OAB. It is a sudden, strong urge to urinate that you can't ignore. This "gotta go" feeling makes you fear you will leak if you don't get to a bathroom right away. Some people will leak urine when they feel this urge. Another symptom...

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Jane’s Blog Hair loss and Stress

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Jane’s Blog Hair loss and Stress

Since COVID 19 has made its way around the world everyone’s stress levels are through the roof! It's very common for hair to change in texture and thickness over the course of one's life. Hair loss can be the result of heredity, hormonal changes, medical conditions, medications, medical treatments and stress. Normally we all lose about 100 hairs per day, out of approximately 100,000 contained by the average scalp. The average lifespan of a single hair is 4 ½  years; the hair then falls out and is replaced within 6 months by a new hair. After the age of 30...

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Jane's Blog Allergies or COVID-19

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Jane's Blog Allergies or COVID-19

More people than ever before say they are suffering from allergies, particularly seasonal. In fact, over 67 million Americans suffer from allergy symptoms, including hay fever. Experts say the mild winter and early spring could mean higher-than-average pollen counts.  Those with allergies will face a rougher go than in years’ past.  This year is an even bigger challenge as many people are concerned if their symptoms are due to allergies or the COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease 2019). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, and a fever. Dr. Aaron Kobernick,...

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Jane’s Blog Chronic Lyme Disease

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Jane’s Blog Chronic Lyme Disease

The Centers for Disease Control estimates more than 300,000 infections will occur this year in the United States. Lyme disease patients are typically prescribed tetracycline antibiotics, however approximately 10-20% of them later develop symptoms of fatigue, pain in their muscles, joints or nerves, and cognitive impairment which can continue for years after their initial infection. Studies suggest that this may because of drug-tolerant ‘persisters,’ a group of bacterial cells that survive the initial dose of antibiotics. Called "chronic Lyme disease," or "Post-treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome” the numbers are escalating. Jayakumar Rajadas, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine and director of the...

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