The blood sugar balance is a delicate endeavor. Both high and low blood sugar levels can result in potentially fatal reactions in the body. If you are having trouble maintaining a healthy blood sugar level, there are a number of supplements available that can help stabilize and even lower blood sugar. Chromium (from chromium picolinate), Alpha Lipoic Acid, Vanadium and Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia), are just a few. Stabilizing and lowering blood sugar is tricky business. The process is highly individualized and supplements may negatively react with other supplements and medications, making this a very important thing for you to discuss with your Naturopathic Doctor before beginning or changing a therapy that can affect your blood sugar levels.
Category Archives: Integrative Medicine
Statin drug use hase been associated with increased risk of musculoskeletal injuries, including an increased risk of dislocations, strains, and sprains, according to a new analysis from the Journal of the American Medical Association. http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/journal.aspx The study reports the findings are concerning because Statin drugs are being advocated widely for use in a “preventative” way Continue Reading
Low vitamin D in pregnant women is linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes including gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia, low birth weight, smaller head circumference, and bacterial vaginosis. Get your vitamin D levels checked, and supplement it to make sure it is sufficient, and your pregnancy will be healthier. You can have your vitamin D level checked for Continue Reading