Due to its unique absorption and metabolism characteristics, medium chain triglyceride (MCT) oil, consisting of fatty acids with 8-12 carbons, has been used therapeutically since the 1950s in the treatment of fat malabsorption, cystic fibrosis, epilepsy, weight control, and to increase exercise performance.
While numerous pharmacological activities, including antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, have been attributed to curcumin, this article focuses on curcumin’s anti-inflammatory properties and its use for inflammatory conditions. Curcumin’s effect on cancer (from an anti-inflammatory perspective) will also be discussed; however, an exhaustive review of its many anticancer mechanisms is outside the scope of this article.
This paper presents a rationale for the therapeutic use of intravenous nutrients, reviews the relevant published clinical research, describes the author’s clinical experiences, and discusses potential side effects and precautions.
Medium chain triglycerides are a class of lipids in which three fats are bound to a glycerol backbone. MCT’s have been used in malabsorption syndromes, including short bowel syndrome, celiac disease, and hepatic disease as well as HIV/AIDS, cachexia, weight loss program and diabetes.
The authors describe the long-term survival of a patient with pancreatic cancer without any toxic adverse effects. The treatment regimen includes the intravenous alpha lipoic acid and low-dose naltrexone (ALA-N) protocol and a healthy lifestyle program.
Multiple risk markers for atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease act in a synergistic way through inflammatory pathways. This article discusses some of the key inflammatory biochemical risk markers for cardiovascular disease; in particular, the role of three basic cell types affected by these risk markers (endothelial cells, smooth muscle cells, and immune cells), the crucial role […]
The membrane surrounds and protects every cell of every organ including the tissues of the heart and the neurons of the brain. It is a remarkable this insulator, the protective outer skin, with a carbon copy duplicated over and over surrounding the tiny organelles inside each cell.
ALA effectively improves the sensitive symptoms of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy patients and is safe for most of the patients.
Of the tens of thousands of molecules that make up the life of a cell, phosphatidylcholine stands apart; it is possibly the most important of all.