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1.Choline
Choline has only recently been recognized as an essential nutrient. Choline is part of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which plays a major role in the brain; for this reason, many studies have been designed to look at choline's role in brain function. Choline functions as a part of a major biochemical process in the body called methylation; cho...
Score: 100%
 
2.Alopecia
Alopecia, or hair loss, can occur in several forms. One of the most common is "male pattern hair loss," or androgenetic alopecia. As one might expect from the name, this type of hair loss occurs most commonly in men, where it appears as the well-known receding hairline. It can also occur in women, however, generally in the form of overall hair ...
Score: 92%
 
3.Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease is a chronic disorder typically affecting people over age 55. The condition is caused by the death of nerve cells in certain parts of the brain, leading to characteristic problems with movement. These include a "pill rolling" tremor in the hands (so called because it appears that the individual is rolling a small object between ...
Score: 91%
 
4.Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. Traditional NSAIDs block COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes that the body uses to manufacture substances called prostaglandins. Since COX-1 prostaglandins are stomach-protective, blocking this enzyme is associated with gastrointestinal toxicity, a known side effect ...
Score: 87%
 
5.Viral Hepatitis
Hepatitis is an infection of the liver caused by one of several viruses, the most common of which are named hepatitis A, B, and C. Hepatitis A is spread mainly through contaminated food and water, whereas hepatitis B is transmitted by sexual contact and use of contaminated needles. The route of transmission of hepatitis C is not completely clear bu...
Score: 84%
 
6.Liver Disease, General
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. However, this last function of the liver, neutr...
Score: 83%
 
7.High Homocysteine
Beginning in the late 1990s, medical researchers began to suspect that high levels of homocysteine (a substance produced when the body breaks down the amino acid methionine) may accelerate /tnp/pg000262 doc 21500 atherosclerosis , the primary cause of /tnp/condition/heartattack 38609 doc heart attacks , /tnp/condition/stroke doc 38643 strokes , and...
Score: 82%
 
8.HIV Support
Note : None of these treatments has been proven effective as yet for the uses cited above. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus responsible for AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). This virus progressively destroys or damages cells in the immune system, making its host vulnerable to certain cancers and infections. Opportunist...
Score: 81%
 
9.Vitamin B3
Vitamin B 3 is required for the proper function of more than 50 enzymes. Without it, your body would not be able to release energy or make fats from carbohydrates. Vitamin B 3 is also used to make sex hormones and other important chemical signal molecules. Vitamin B 3 comes in two principal forms: niacin (nicotinic acid) and niacinamide (nicotinami...
Score: 80%
 
10.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: 77%
 

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