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Centenarians in Okinawa vs.
US
40 out of a 100,000
vs. 10 out of a 100,000
Reducing Inflammation
Exercise: fat cells
Diet
Avoid saturated fats
(red meats/diary)
Add Fruits and Vegetables with color
Oral Hygiene
Medications
1994 -- bad rxns to perscription drugs was ____ most common killer
4th
how many glasses of water a day
4-5
H2O good for preventing Bladder Cancer & Cardiovascular Disease
T/F
T
Ma Huang
what is it what is it used for?
What can it cause (i.e., why is it pulled off market
Ephedrine: weight loss, increased energy

strokes, M.I.’s, Tachycardia
Ginko Biloba
what is it used for?
Does it work?

drug interactions
Cerebral Insufficiency: poor memory,absentmindedness, confusion, anxiety, tiredness, vertigo, HA & tinnitus.
Conclusion: “significant improvement” for those over 50
Improves circulation, antioxidant

Interactions-ASA
Gluco-Chondro
what is it used for & does it work
O.A -- studies variable
Flax seed oil
What are they?
What is the effect
Omega-3
Linoleic
Lanolinoleic

Anti-inflammatory
Feverfew

indications:

SE:
Migraines, N/V, arthritic pain, insomnia & indigestion.

possible thrombotic effect
Kava Kava

indications:

Contra:

ASE:
Anxiety, Stress & Insomnia

Contra: Endogenous Depression, Suicidal, Pregnancy

ASE: G.I., pupil dilation. Not taken with ETOH or barbiturates
SAMe

Indications:
depression & arthritis
Mineral Baths
Epsom Salt Baths:
IND:
IND: Muscular aches, joint pains
St John’s Wart
IND:
IND: Mild - Moderate Depression, anxiety, inflammation
Arnica
USE:
ADR:
Bruises, sprains, strains, it has analgesic properties & increases local circulation.

not with antiplatelet or anticoagulant medications