This page is an informational page describing the Nutraceuticals used in our bioidentical hormone therapy in Louisville, KY and what they are used for. It is an informational support page for our store.
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Buy Now DIM, diindolylmethane is a nutrient that comes from plants, specifically cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, kale and cauliflower that make up DIM. It’s like eating all your vegetables in a pill. It has many health benefits for men and women and helps you metabolize testosterone and estrogen to beneficial by-products. For over 20 years it has been shown to prevent certain cancers including breast, uterine, and prostate cancer. It increases free testosterone, the active form of testosterone, enhancing estradiol metabolism to 2-hydroxy estrone, which binds strongly to a protein called sex binding globulin (SBG). This allows testosterone to be released from SBG, thereby increasing free testosterone. DIM also helps fat cells release stored fat. The only patented micro encapsulated DIM is this one. Others are poorly absorbed and have to be converted to DIM.(1)
Buy NowIodine is a very important micro nutrient and people associate it with the production of thyroid hormone. It is true that iodine is necessary for the production of all hormones. It helps your immune system function at a higher level. It has a therapeutic benefit for fibrocystic breast disease. Most people are deficient in Iodine. You should start with one 12.5 mg of Iodine and gradually build up every two to four weeks until your taking four pills or 50 mg daily. The bromide toxins in your body will soon be flushed out and replaced by iodine. Bromide is found in bread, Gatorade, swimming pools, fire-retardant, carpets, furniture, nail polish, and makeup. Bromide toxicity is the underlying cause of the rise in breast cancer. If you’re having flu-like symptoms or “brain fog” it’s because of bromide toxicity. You can flush out the bromide toxins in your body as part of your wellness plan. You can avoid this by using a salt loading protocol. Take 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt in eight ounces of water daily. Increase your water intake to catch up getting rid of the toxins. You can take the weekend off from the protocol. It should resolve in a few weeks.(1)
Buy NowThe vitamin supplement Vitamin D3(the “sunshine vitamin”) is a worldwide deficiency that affects one billion people. Low levels of Vitamin D3 have been implicated in many different types of cancer including colon, breast, prostate, colorectal, lung, ovarian, esophageal, kidney and bladder cancer. Vitamin D3 plays a role in moderating and preventing autoimmune conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Type I diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis. It’s necessary for the optimal functioning of your heart. In studies, it was shown that low levels below 15 ng/ml were twice as likely to have a heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular events. Other studies showed levels under 60 hold 160% increased the risk of coronary artery disease. Vitamin D3 has many positive benefits that help protect your bones and heart. Vitamin D3 is vital in producing osteocalcin in your bones. Osteocalcin is a protein secreted in bones that can help with remodeling your bones by both reabsorbing older bone and laying down new bone.
Vitamin D3 also enhances muscle strength and improves balance. It reduces plaque in your heart. It’s has a vital role and works synergistically with testosterone, estrogen and thyroid hormone to reduce osteoporosis and fractures. It also helps prevent hypertension and thereby protecting the heart. It doesn’t do all this alone. It needs help from Vitamin K2 also known as menaquinone. It plays a vital role protecting your heart, bones, brain, Vitamin K2 also aids in cancer protection. Vitamin D3 and Vitamin K2 are partner co-factors in helping your bones and protecting you from osteoporosis. (1)
Buy NowProbiotics are live microorganisms that are either the same as, or similar to, those found in the human body. Although we tend to think of bacteria as harmful “germs” many bacteria actually help the body function properly. Probiotics and a variety of gastrointestinal issues including immune system support. If you take an antibiotic for something it will take six weeks to replenish your gut of the probiotic that it needs if you take them. Probiotics are helpful in the gut leaking syndrome in that they replenish the gut of the good bacteria and stop the leaking. They are helpful in promoting the immune system in that most your immune system is produced in the gut. It also promotes digestion and good health while being good for your digestion.
Buy NowOmega 30 is an important factor in maintaining healthy bodily functions. It has been shown to aid in muscle activity, blood clotting prevention, digestion, brain health, fertility, and cell division and growth. Commonly used supplements that contain Omega 30 include fish oil (which provides EPA and DHA) and flaxseed oil (which provides ALA). Studies have shown that Omega 30 is a benefit to the heart, eyes, brain, and arthritis relief. You might need to put Omega 30 in the refrigerator and keep cold to avoid the “fish burps” that can occur. You should try to take up to four pills a day for the best benefit. If you take the NEW Omega 30, which has more Omega supplements you don’t have to refrigerate them and they are much smaller pills with much more Omega 30 oils per pills.
Buy NowMeriva 500-SF is a natural estrogen replacement we offer in Frankfort, KY that contains the most clinically studied curcumin formulation for the relief of occasional aches and soreness due to inflammation. Curcumin enhances the activity of the COMT enzyme that helps metabolize estrogen via methylation. It protects cells from DNA damage from improper estrogen metabolism. Physiome technology ensures more efficient absorption and its soy-free formulation ensures the safety of its formulation.
Buy NowMethyl Guard plus helps with absorption in the gut. It has 5 essentials methylation nutrients in a concentrated & comprehensive formula. Methylfolate (5-MTHF), active B6, active B2, active methyl B12 & betaine. It helps with proper estrogen metabolism and helps support healthy homocysteine levels. You need your B Vitamins and you get them in Methyl-Guard Plus. It gives you energy and vitality. The B Vitamins work on various tissues to promote health and are essential for the absorption of iron among other things. They keep your blood clotting and they help in the transportation of Oxygen to tissues. They work in the absorption of nutrients that are helpful in making the immune systems work at its fullest capacity. You have to have the methylated form of B vitamin cause the other forms are not absorbed as well. Methyl guard provides your daily dose of essential B Vitamins and keeps your body on the right path to health and wellness.
(1)Donovitz MD, Gary; Age Healthier Live Happier, Avoiding Over-Medication through Natural Hormone Balance. Celebrity Press, Orlando, Florida, 2015.