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1.Lipoic Acid
Lipoic acid, also known as alpha-lipoic acid, is a sulfur-containing fatty acid. It is found inside every cell of the body, where it helps generate the energy that keeps us alive and functioning. Lipoic acid is a key part of the metabolic machinery that turns glucose (blood sugar) into energy for the body's needs. Lipoic acid is an /tnp/pg001664 do...
Score: 100%
 
2.Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS)
Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a poorly understood condition in which a person experiences ongoing moderate to severe pain in the tongue and/or mouth. Although the cause of BMS remains unclear, some patterns have become clear to researchers. The pain is generally worst in the late afternoon and early evening, but disappears at night. Most often, m...
Score: 87%
 
3.Complications of Diabetes
Diabetes is a disease that makes it hard for your body to use or store glucose. Glucose is a type of sugar the body needs for energy. Insulin is a hormone that helps move glucose into the cells. If insulin is unavailable or can t interact with cells, glucose builds up in your blood. Regular high blood glucose can cause damage to blood vessels and n...
Score: 83%
 
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5.Glutathione
In the body, dangerous naturally occurring substances called free radicals pose a risk of harm to many tissues. The body deploys an antioxidant defense system to hold them in check. Glutathione, a protein made from the amino acids cysteine, glutamic acid, and glycine, is one of the most important elements of this defense system. Glutathione do...
Score: 81%
 
6.Aging Skin
The substances collagen and elastin give skin its firmness and elasticity. With age, though, the collagen and elastin content of the skin gradually decreases. As a result, the skin becomes looser, weaker, less elastic, and drier. In addition, the fat pads under the skin begin to disappear. Wrinkles form, and the skin begins to sag. This gradual los...
Score: 80%
 
7.Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder. Normally, red blood cells are disc-shaped and flexible. In sickle cell disease, however, hemoglobin (the chemical within red blood cells that carries oxygen around the body) is abnormal. This defect causes red blood cells to collapse into a crescent, or sickle, shape. These abnormal blood cells ar...
Score: 79%
 
8.Doxorubicin
Doxorubicin is a chemotherapy drug used to treat many different forms of cancer. It works by interfering with the function of DNA in rapidly dividing cells. Cancer cells divide particularly rapidly, and doxorubicin can cause them to die. However, certain types of normal body cells also divide rapidly; doxorubicin damages them as well. This l...
Score: 79%
 
9.Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA)
GLA (gamma-linolenic acid) is one of the two main types of essential fatty acids . These are "good" fats that are as necessary for your health as vitamins. Specifically, GLA is an omega-6 fatty acid. (For more information on the other major category of essential fatty acids, omega-3, see the article on /tnp/pg000504 doc 21684 fish oil .) Th...
Score: 76%
 
10.Liver Cirrhosis
The liver is a marvelously sophisticated chemical laboratory, capable of carrying out thousands of chemical transformations on which the body depends. The liver produces important chemicals from scratch, modifies others to allow the body to use them better, and neutralizes an enormous range of toxins. Without a functioning liver, you can't live for...
Score: 72%
 

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