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  • Enhance Male Sexual Health
    Enhance Male Sexual Health
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    Mention erectile dysfunction and most people think of Viagra® and similar drugs.These drugs work by relaxing the smooth muscles lining the arteries, that increases blood flow to the penis. They also come with some side effects.

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  • Why People Supplement with B Vitamins
    Why People Supplement with B Vitamins
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    B vitamins help guard against cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative disorders, and vision loss. Because B vitamins are water-soluble and poorly absorbed by aging adults, daily supplementation is often critical.

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  • Oral Probiotics Combat Gum Disease
    Oral Probiotics Combat Gum Disease
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    In the era of the COVID-19 pandemic, caring for oral hygiene seems to be particularly important. The human mouth is teeming with bacteria that can cause dental cavities and more serious gingivitis and periodontitis. Even good oral hygiene habits of brushing and flossing twice a day might not be enough to ward them off.

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  • New, dangerous coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19) Nutritional recommendations when facing coronavirus pandemic.
    New, dangerous coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19) Nutritional recommendations when facing coronavirus pandemic.
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    While medical science is diligently working on the development of an effective treatment, it may be prudent to learn about some protective measures now, and to become informed concerning potential nutritional therapies.

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  • Ashwagandha Stress Reduction, Neural Protection, and a Lot More from an Ancient Herb
    Ashwagandha Stress Reduction, Neural Protection, and a Lot More from an Ancient Herb
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    Ashwagandha, an exotic Indian herb, has remarkable stress-relieving properties comparable to those of powerful drugs used to treat depression and anxiety. In addition to its excellent protective effects on the nervous system, ashwagandha may be a promising alternative treatment for a variety of degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

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  • New Strategy to Reduce Cancer Risk
    New Strategy to Reduce Cancer Risk
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    As the “war on cancer” drags on, the National Cancer Institute estimates that 1.7 million Americans were diagnosed with cancer last year.1 Doesn’t sound like much progress has been made since the “war” was declared by the U.S. government in 1971.

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  • Combat the Silent Dangers of High Uric Acid
    Combat the Silent Dangers of High Uric Acid
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    Elevated blood levels of uric acid are present in about 21% of Americans. People frequently associate high uric acid levels with gout, yet many symptom-free individuals have elevated uric acid for years before getting their first gout attack.

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  • NAD+ Promotes Stem Cell Renewal and Regenerates Mitochondria
    NAD+ Promotes Stem Cell Renewal and Regenerates Mitochondria
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    Life Extension® receives many inquiries about stem cell infusion therapies offered in the United States and other countries. Our current view from small human trials is that there may be a benefit to infusions of exosomes that are naturally secreted from healthy stem cells. Stem cell exosomes have regenerative properties that help restore functional cells needed to maintain tissue and organ viability. Overlooked when considering exosome treatments is the ability to rejuvenate existing stem...

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  • Major Advance! New Highly Bioavailable Curcumin
    Major Advance! New Highly Bioavailable Curcumin
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    For thousands of years, turmeric root has been used as a traditional Indian medicine. The turmeric spice, which gives curry its golden color, has been recognized for wide-ranging health benefits.1-5 The most beneficial compounds in turmeric are curcuminoids, which include curcumin and related compounds. One animal study showed lifespan extension up to 26% with curcumin supplementation.6 

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  • Protect Brain Function with Sage Extract
    Protect Brain Function with Sage Extract
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    As we age, our cognitive abilities decline. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Scientists have identified specific nutrients that protect the aging brain.1-10 One of these is a sage extract that has demonstrated remarkable cognitive-enhancing activities.11 In clinical studies, this sage extract increased memory performance in older adults by nearly 60%.

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  • Improving Odds of Creating Super Babies
    Improving Odds of Creating Super Babies
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    Pregnancy can be one of the most joyous times in a woman’s life. But it can also be nerve-racking. There are rules about what to eat (fruit and veggies galore) and what not to eat (no sushi or soft cheeses). Doctors routinely recommend taking prenatal vitamins to ensure the mother and developing fetus are getting the essential nutrients they need. After all, a pregnant woman’s dietary intake is the sole source of nourishment, providing the building blocks for her growing baby. It’s not...

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  • Power a Longer Life via NAD+ Restoration
    Power a Longer Life via NAD+ Restoration
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    In year 2001, Life Extension® researchers actively sought a method to boost levels of a coenzyme in aging people. We knew this was critical to achieving healthy longevity. Consumers had to wait until 2014 for a validated method to become available. This coenzyme is called NAD+ and is vital for energizing cells and supporting youthful cellular processes.

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  • Milk Thistle Promotes Liver Detoxification
    Milk Thistle Promotes Liver Detoxification
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    The liver is a primary defense against daily toxins. People used to think that the main threat to their liver was alcohol. Today's nemesis is obesity. The result is an epidemic crisis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Liver-related deaths jumped 65% between 1999 and 2016. Milk thistle extract has demonstrated benefits for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, alcoholic liver disease, and cirrhosis. When standardized extracts of milk thistle are combined with a phospholipid...

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  • RHODIOLA Combats “Burnout” Syndrome
    RHODIOLA Combats “Burnout” Syndrome
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    Burnout is real. In May 2019, the World Health Organization officially included it in its International Classification of Diseases. This recognition confirmed that burnout was not a figment of the imagination, or something suffered only by “weak” or “unmotivated” people.1 Medical treatments are limited. The Mayo Clinic recommends sleep and relaxation.2 But now there’s hope for the 30% to 72% of working people who suffer from burnout syndrome.3,4

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  • Rebuild Youthful Skin, Hair, and Nails from Within
    Rebuild Youthful Skin, Hair, and Nails from Within
    1733 Views

    Although aging impacts the whole body, the most visible effects occur in our skin, hair, and nails. As we mature, our outer tissues lose their framework of structural proteins, namely keratin, collagen, and elastin. Loss of structural proteins in the body is further compounded by external factors such as pollution and sun exposure. To counter this visible deterioration, scientists have investigated nutrients that can be taken orally to rebuild the underlying architecture of the skin, hair,...

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  • The Use of Glutathione, Master Antioxidant in Clinical Settings
    The Use of Glutathione, Master Antioxidant in Clinical Settings
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    Even if you are not doing a deep dive into detoxification protocols, there is a vast array of clinical settings in which glutathione may impact health conditions.

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  • A Non-Hormone Approach to Menopause Management
    A Non-Hormone Approach to Menopause Management
    2178 Views

    Menopausal women can obtain symptomatic relief with proper use of estrogen, progesterone, and other hormones. Life Extension® has long advocated for bio-identical hormones as opposed to horse urine-derived estrogens and synthetic progestogens. Some women, however, choose not to replace hormones and endure years of misery. A non-hormonal approach has been demonstrated with an extract made from Siberian rhubarb. It's been used successfully in Germany since 1993.

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  • LEsupplements.com Project
    LEsupplements.com Project
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    The Life Extension Foundation offers several hundred products. Thinking about the offer of the LEsupplements.com portal I focused on the most advanced ones and these formulas which are dedicated to specific diseases.

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