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Is DHEA a veritable ‘fountain of youth’ in a bottle?

Posted February 24, 2014

A seeming miracle, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is known for its ability to turn back the hands of time, decrease fat storage, ease coronary heart disease and osteoporosis, alleviate depression and improve fertility and sexual arousal. But can supplementing with this natural steroid really provide a magical cure-all as many headlines claim? Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN, NP, takes a look at the enthusiasm surrounding DHEA and separates fact from fiction.

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DHA Supplementation Associated with Increased Learning and Improved Behavior in Children with ADHD

Posted May 16, 2012

The effects of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) versus omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid-rich safflower oil (control) on literacy and behavior in 90 children, aged 7-12 years, with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were examined in a 4 month long, randomized, controlled trial.

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Fiber: An Essential Piece of the Wellness Puzzle

Posted April 30, 2012

There are many elements that are required to achieve optimal health. We all know that ample sleep, exercise, water, stress reduction and diet are the basic components. Within each of those categories are found sub-categories and specific recommendations.

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