Words of wisdom and miscellaneous facts by Dr. Wysong and others. This is an accumulation over several decades and the accuracy cannot be attested to.
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Sudden Hearing Loss Recovery with Vitamin C and E
Supplementation with tocopherol nicotinate and vitamin C can enhance recovery in patients with idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss when used in addition to conventional therapy. It is presumed that the vitamins decrease the level of oxidative stress produced by inner ear ischemia and by reperfusion injury after conventional treatments. (See Antioxidant Spectrum™) Acra Otolaryngol.
Iron Supplementation Beneficial Preoperative
Iron supplementation three times per day during the two weeks before surgery significantly reduces the need for a blood transfusion during surgery. (See Optimal™) Annals of the Royal College Of Surgeons of England.
Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Cavities in Babies
Pregnant mothers who are deficient in vitamin D may cause cavities in their babies. Baby teeth begin developing in utero as early as six weeks, and vitamin D is an important factor in development of tooth enamel. Pregnant women should take more care with prenatal diets and vitamins, as well as getting sunlight. (See O-Mega D™, Optimal™) The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Vitamin D supplementation benefits patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.
(See O-Mega D™, Optimal™) Int J Vitam Nutr Res.
Antioxidant supplementation reduces oxidative stress and inflammation.
(See Antioxidant Spectrum™) Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev.
A diet high in fiber reduces risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
(See FiberMin-E.F.A.™, Whole Soy™, Super Flour™, Organic Whole Grain Rice™) Am J
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