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Calcium – Magnesium: Absorption is the key!

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Lately we have searched a lot about new types of vitamins in order to help patients with MS with absorption issues as well as bowel functioning. The more the absorption of a vitamin the less the digestive load. Usually tablets or pills have high loss passing through the stomach and reaching the bowel, especially when there is a bowel problem. Calcium and Magnesium are two major elements of the protocol. Even though there is a lot of information in this website about the use of Calcium and Magnesium many times patients find very difficult to succeed on the More >

Benefits of I.V. Vitamin C from Dr. Thomas Levy

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Sunday, October 25th, 2009

While researching thousands of articles over the last few years in the preparation of my latest book on vitamin C (Levy, 2002), interesting patterns began to emerge. Even though the effects of vitamin C on over 25 different infectious diseases and over 100 different toxins were examined, common mechanisms of action became apparent. This was especially significant to me since I had long wondered how a single chemical entity (ascorbate, or vitamin C) could have such dramatically positive clinical effects on such a wide array of completely unrelated chemical compounds and infectious agents. Quite literally, there More >

When supplementing with calcium, magnesium supplements should be taken as well.

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A new Vanderbilt University study in the US underlines just how important the calcium/magnesium combo is.

The Vanderbilt team reviewed dietary data collected during the Calcium Polyp Prevention Study. For four years, 930 subjects with colorectal polyps took a 1,000 mg calcium supplement daily or a placebo. Colonoscopy exams showed that subjects in the calcium group generally had fewer polyps compared to the placebo group. Calcium also significantly lowered the risk of advanced polyps.

Scrutinizing the dietary data along with the original results, researchers found that calcium reduced the risk of colorectal polyp recurrence only when the ratio of calcium More >

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