Category: Lifestyle Medicine Update

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LMU 303 – Vitamin D Supplementation Reduces Cancer Relapse and Death in High-Risk Intestinal Tract Cancer Survivors (Colo-Rectal, Stomach, Esophageal, Small Bowel Cancer Survivors)

Vitamin D Supplementation Reduces Cancer Relapse and Death in High-Risk Intestinal Tract Cancer Survivors (Colo-Rectal, Stomach, Esophageal, Small Bowel Cancer Survivors)Source: Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) August 22, 2023Lifestyle Medicine Update (September 12, 2023)In previous Lifestyle Medicine Updates, I have cited the emerging research showing how vitamin D may help to reduce risk Read More

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LMU 300 – Natural Supplement (Alpha Lipoic Acid) Improves Neuropathy and Triglycerides in Diabetic Patients

Natural Supplement (Alpha Lipoic Acid) Improves Neuropathy and Triglycerides in Diabetic Patients Source: J Biomolecules (2019) Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 22, 2023)Alpha-lipoic acid is a natural vitamin-like substance made in plants, animals, and humans. It serves a variety of purposes in the body, acting as an antioxidant (water and fat-soluble antioxidant), a coenzyme in energy Read More

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LMU 299 – White Willow Extract Effective in Arthritis: 2022 Update

White Willow Extract Effective in Arthritis: 2022 UpdateSource: Drugs.com (2022)Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 15, 2023)The original Aspirin or salicylic acid (salicin) was first discovered in the herbal product known as white willow bark extract (white willow extract). Once it was identified scientists manipulated this compound to form acetylsalicylic acid (ASA), which we know today as Read More

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LMU 298 – Omega-3 Fats Slow Age-Related Decline in Lung Function

Omega-3 Fats Slow Age-Related Decline in Lung Function Source: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (2023) Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 10, 2023)Most people don’t realize that they lose lung or breathing capacity as a normal part of aging, but can that be slowed down?  The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute completed a Read More

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LMU 297 – Higher Life Essential Scores Translates into a Longer and Healthier Life (UK Biobank study)

Higher Life Essential Scores Translates into a Longer and Healthier Life (UK Biobank study) Source: JAMA Internal Medicine (February 20230) Lifestyle Medicine Update (August 2, 2023)The American Heart Association published 8 Life Essential Recommendations aimed at helping people achieve a long, healthy life. The eight essentials include: Read MoreNot SmokingRegular Physical Activity – 150 mins Read More

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LMU 296 – Low-level Laser Therapy Effective for Tinnitus

Low-level Laser Therapy Effective for Tinnitus Source: Journal of Personalized Medicine (March 2023) Lifestyle Medicine Update (July 25, 2023)The condition known as tinnitus (ringing in the ears) affects 14% of the adult population, with 20% of these individuals experiencing considerable distress from its severity. This translates into approximately 750 million people world-wide, who suffer from Read More

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LMU 295 – Glucosamine Linked to Reduced Cancer Risk in Large UK Biobank Study (2022)

Glucosamine Linked to Reduced Cancer Risk in Large UK Biobank Study (2022)Source: Journal, Frontiers of Nutrition (November 2022)Lifestyle Medicine Update (July 18, 2023)Glucosamine and Reduced Cancer RiskIn 2020, a published paper in the Annals of Rheumatology reported that regular use of glucosamine supplements was associated with:A significantly reduced risk of dying from cancer, cardiovascular, respiratory, Read More