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1.Vitamin B1
Vitamin B1, also called thiamin, was the first B vitamin discovered. Every cell in your body needs thiamin to make adenosine triphosphate, or ATP, the body's main energy-carrying molecule. The heart, in particular, has considerable need for thiamin in order to keep up its constant work. Severe deficiency of thiamin results in beriberi, a disease co...
Score: 99%
 
2.Loop Diuretics
These powerful diuretics are used to reduce fluid accumulation in the body. Drugs in this family include bumetanide (Bumex), ethacrynic acid (Edecrin), furosemide (Lasix), and torsemide (Demadex) among others. Loop diuretics cause a constant and significant loss of potassium. The classic treatment for this is to eat bananas and drink orange juice. ...
Score: 96%
 
3.B Vitamins
B vitamins are a group of water soluble vitamins. They include the following: /tnp/pg000914 doc 21868 Vitamin B 1 (Thiamin) /tnp/pg000905 doc 21859 Vitamin B 2 (Riboflavin) /tnp/pg000676 doc 21769 Vitamin B 3 (Niacin) /tnp/pg000898 doc 21852 Vitamin B 6 (Pyridoxine) /tnp/pg000498 doc 21679 Vitamin B 12 (Cobalamin) /tnp/pg000339 doc 21571 Biotin /t...
Score: 92%
 
4.Alzheimer s Disease and Non-Alzheimer s Dementia
Alzheimer disease is the most common cause of dementia. Dementia is a loss in mental function that impacts daily life. The ability to learn, remember, and function is slowly lost. It is related to abnormal deposits of protein and twisted fibers in nerve cells in the brain. The cause of this is not known. Less common disease forms include those asso...
Score: 84%
 
5.Horsetail
Horsetail is a living fossil, the sole descendent of primitive plants that served as dinosaur snacks 100 million years ago. Horsetail contains unusually high levels of the element silicon, making the herb so abrasive that it can be used for polishing. In addition, the plant can incorporate dissolved gold and other minerals into its structure...
Score: 83%
 
6.Periodontal Disease
Periodontal disease begins with gum inflammation and progresses to pockets of infection, bone loss, and loosening of the teeth. It is present in 90% of individuals over the age of 65. Conventional prevention and treatment include regular flossing, using mouthwash that contains extracts of the herb thyme (such as thymol, found in Listerine), and usi...
Score: 77%
 
7.Herbs & Supplements
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8.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: 74%
 
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: 71%
 
10.Vitamin B6
Vitamin B 6 plays a major role in making proteins, hormones, and neurotransmitters (chemicals that carry signals between nerve cells). Because mild deficiency of vitamin B 6 is common, this is one vitamin that is probably worth taking as insurance. However, there is little evidence that taking vitamin B 6 above nutritional needs offers benefits in ...
Score: 71%
 

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