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The Weekly Health Roundup: May 12, 2024

The Weekly Health Roundup: May 12, 2024

Zinc shortens the duration of the common cold. The traditional Chinese herb Hei Gai Guan treats kidney stones. Daily olive oil consumption decreases dementia risk. Red light therapy restores damaged nerve cells. Every week we discover inspiring, informative, and sometimes shocking health-related news. From new studies to insightful analysis, here is what you need to […]

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The Weekly Health Roundup: May 5, 2024

The Weekly Health Roundup: May 5, 2024

Supplementation of vitamin D should be personalized. Psilocybin can treat depression symptoms. Omega 6 fatty acid may reduce the risk of developing bipolar disorder. Cranberry extract fights metabolic diseases. Every week we discover inspiring, informative, and sometimes shocking health-related news. From new studies to insightful analysis, here is what you need to know this week:

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The Weekly Health Roundup: April 28, 2024

The Weekly Health Roundup: April 28, 2024

Methylene blue may treat bipolar disorder, Parkinson’s disease, and Alzheimer’s disease symptoms. Vitamin D improves cancer-fighting immunity. Creatine helps to overcome sleep deprivation. Commonly used food emulsifiers increase type 2 diabetes risk. Contact with nature reduces inflammatory biomarkers. Every week we discover inspiring, informative, and sometimes shocking health-related news. From new studies to insightful analysis, […]

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Vitamins

Guest Post: Annual Collection of Top Vitamin D Publications – By William B. Grant, PhD

Guest Post: Annual Collection of Top Vitamin D Publications – By William B. Grant, PhD

[Note: We are committed to publishing emerging developments, studies, and opinions on the edges of health. This is a guest post by William B. Grant, PhD. All opinions expressed by guest contributors are solely the writer’s own, and are not reflective of the opinions of Historic Health.] William B. Grant, PhD, was educated as a […]

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People Are Taking P5P Supplements Instead of Vitamin B6. Are They Onto Something?

People Are Taking P5P Supplements Instead of Vitamin B6. Are They Onto Something?

The supplement industry is always buzzing about B-complex vitamins, and for good reason. But a special type of B-vitamin is making people rethink their routines: P5P. Short for pyridoxal-5-phosphate, P5P is the active form of vitamin B6. Normally, when you ingest vitamin B6 through food or supplements, your liver has to convert it to P5P […]

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Got Acne? Get Some Vitamin C, ASAP

Got Acne? Get Some Vitamin C, ASAP

Acne: it’s not just a nightmare for teenagers. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it’s the most common skin condition in the United States, with 50 million Americans suffering symptoms from pesky pustules to painful cysts.  While there is no one-size-fits-all cure, treatments abound. From special diets to birth control pills to topical ingredients […]

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Minerals

Guest Post: Schizophrenia Is Chronic Encephalitis… and Niacin Cures It – By Thomas E Levy, MD

Guest Post: Schizophrenia Is Chronic Encephalitis… and Niacin Cures It – By Thomas E Levy, MD

[Note: We are committed to publishing emerging developments, studies, and opinions on the edges of health. This is a guest post by Thomas E. Levy, MD, JD. All opinions expressed by guest contributors are solely the writer’s own, and are not reflective of the opinions of Historic Health.] Dr. Thomas E. Levy is a board-certified […]

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Here’s How Zinc (Might) Increase Your Testosterone Levels

Here’s How Zinc (Might) Increase Your Testosterone Levels

Testosterone—the primary male sex hormone—is like jet fuel for men’s health and vitality. It’s no wonder guys are willing to try all sorts of pills, powders, and therapies to salvage (and boost) this hormone. In fact, the global testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) market recently passed $2 billion. But could boosting your T levels be as […]

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Zinc

Zinc

Zinc is a nutrient found in cells throughout the human body. It’s a trace mineral, which means the body needs very small amounts. Zinc is essential for more than 100 enzymes to carry out their function.

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