LIFE EXTENSION MAGAZINE
October 2018Launch Interactive Issue
Menopause Relief Without HormonesSome women choose not to take even bio-identical estrogen drugs. An extract from Siberian rhubarb has been shown in human studies to relieve menopausal symptoms up to 83%. These benefits include improvements in mood such as anxiety and depression.
Aged Garlic Reduces Heart Disease Risk FactorsAged garlic extract delivers broad vascular benefits including decreased inflammation and improved endothelial function. A controlled study shows regression of low-attenuation arterial plaque in people supplemented with aged garlic extract.
Fight Cancer Using “Off-Label” DrugsCancer cells adapt to toxic environments (such as chemotherapy) and rapidly mutate to escape eradication. Prudent use of adjuvant “off-label” drugs can improve odds of a complete response.
Melatonin: A Promising Protector Against Breast CancerResearchers have found that melatonin can protect against breast cancer risk factors, impede the growth/spread of tumour cells, and boost the effectiveness of certain cancer treatments.
Lutein and Zeaxanthin Boost Brain Blood FlowThe plant pigments lutein and zeaxanthin have been shown to protect against macular degeneration. New research shows they also support cognitive function by enhancing brain blood flow in older people.
Improve Stomach HealthJapanese scientists have developed a unique combination of zinc and carnosine that helps remove H. pylori, an underlying cause of ulcers, gastritis and stomach cancer. Zinc-carnosine has been shown to reduce heartburn, belching, and stomach tenderness.