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Herbs or supplement for good memory?

Herbs or supplement for good memory?

Exercise: The single most powerful, clinically proven means to improve memory is to be physically fit, reduce stress, eat healthy, and be intellectually stimulated. The pills do almost nothing. Stay natural and help your entire health, not just your memory. A study done at cooper health institute showed the physically fit had the lowest rates of alzheimer's. Get and stay fit at any age. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Are there any supplements/ vitamins for reducing memory loss or improving memory?

Are there any supplements/ vitamins for reducing memory loss or improving memory?

Many good choices: Many nutrients & herbs are proven to improve memory. Some of the best include b complex, phosphatidylserine, acetyl-l-carnitine, bacopa, vinpocetine, ashwagandha and rhodiola. There are entire books on this subject. A good article is at http://www.Smart-publications.Com/articles/be-smarter-think-faster-and-protect-your-brain-with-12-smart-nutrients good luck! ...Read more

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Are there natural supplements to take for insomnia?

Are there natural supplements to take for insomnia?

Melatonin + sleep : Hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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Are any natural supplements good for menopause treatment?

Are any natural supplements good for menopause treatment?

Yes: Some women benefit from vegetable Estrogens such as soy, black cohosh, or evening primrose oil. There is no evidence that they are safer than prescription medications. If there is a history of breast cancer, there are other medications that can reduce hot flashes such as venlafaxine. ...Read more

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What are good supplements for memory health?

B vitamins + many: There are many nutritional web site - research them and find what items have solid research - don't be taken in by expensive products. Good nutrition will be a big part. ...Read more

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Has anyone any effective nutritional support dietary supplement for acne?

Has anyone any effective nutritional support dietary supplement for acne?

Not really: Good nutrition is good for the whole body including the largest organ, the skin. As some have mentioned mega doses of vitamin b5 have been shown over a fairly long period of time to have a small benefit but not without other side effects. ...Read more

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What r some natural cures for migraines? Vitimans, supplements, herbs, etc. Is ice helpful?

What r some natural cures for migraines? Vitimans, supplements, herbs, etc. Is ice helpful?

Migraine treatment: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management (e.g. acupuncture), and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

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What are some good herbal supplement for depression?

What are some good herbal supplement for depression?

In my opinion,: Herbal supplements are not well-controlled or well-studied in the U.S. So no recommendation is possible. However, studies show that many U.S. Residents are vitamin d deficient and that d3, in particular, may benefit mood. Always a good idea to get 20 minutes of sun each day so your body can manufacture d itself. Check with your doctor if you suspect your d level is low. ...Read more

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Are there any natural treatments (diatary supplements) that help with brain fog?

Are there any natural treatments (diatary supplements) that help with brain fog?

Yes: Maintaining good overall health helps. Drink 8 glasses of water a day, sleep 7-8 hours a night, take a multivitamin in the am, reduce alcohol intake. Maintain a well balanced diet, regular exercise, and treat any underlying cause such as depression, anxiety, allergies, or even purging whatever medications you may be on. ...Read more

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Which supplement (and content) for memory enhancement? For 60+

Which supplement (and content) for  memory enhancement?  For 60+

Supplements: Many are touted as effective ways to enhance memory; some do show promise: ginko biloba apparently improves cerebral circulation. Vitamin b complex may help. Brain consists largely of fat, mainly dha, epa (omega-3 fatty acids) & phosphatidylserine; so fish oil or eating oily fish like cod/tuna can help. Garlic also seems to improve circulation. Antioxidants fight free radicals. ...Read more

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Suitable supplement for teenagers to have good memory power?

Suitable supplement for teenagers to have good memory power?

Eat well: The first step is to eat well. Avoid sugars, fried foods, processed foods. Eat 3 real homecooked meals each day. ...Read more

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Which vitamin supplement would be best for improving memory and other cognitive functions ??

Which vitamin supplement would be best for improving  memory and other cognitive functions ??

ALZHEIMER MODEL: Not fully clear if vitamins do improve memory in anyone, but there is evidence to suggest that Vitamin D-3 supplementation can help many neurological issues, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Some prior studies on mild cognitive impairment suggested potential value for biologically active B-6, B-12, but this might best apply to those who have elevations of homocysteine. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Are there any natural supplements or remedies for learning difficulties?

Are there any natural supplements or remedies for learning difficulties?

Diet: I don't know if there are studies but some of my patients have helped their children by watching what they eat and not allowing foods with dies. Dies are in almost everything. I bet other doctors know more on this and can add to my comment. Hope this helps but it is a trial and error on the dietary changes. ...Read more

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Can I take Somnapure natural sleep aid and Puritea natural energy and antioxidants from Peak Life with current medications?

Can I take Somnapure  natural sleep aid and Puritea natural energy and antioxidants from Peak Life with  current  medications?

I'd be careful ...: As you know, manufacture of herbal supplements is not regulated so their purity, safety and effectiveness can not be guaranteed. You are on some medicines, including Lamictal and Toviaz, (fesoterodine) which are unique and actually could interact with quite a few things. Somnopure contains valerian extract & Puritea contains ginseng. I hate to discourage something that sounds so promising, but I would avoid. ...Read more

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What supplements or vitamins are available to help strengthen memory?

What supplements or vitamins are available to help strengthen memory?

Ginkgo Biloba: If you are not on a blood thinner, you might consider taking a supplement called ginkgo biloba. It dilates the blood vessels, especially in the brain. Ginkgo may take a few weeks to work but then you can begin to experience benefits. See your doctor first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are there any good natural liquid supplements for the immune system?

Are there any good natural liquid supplements for the immune system?

Juicing: Although anecdotal, i juice daily with organic vegetables in the morning and i haven't had a cold in years. ...Read more

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Are there any good natural or alternative therapies that help supplement medications given for ADHD inattentive type?

Are there any good natural or alternative therapies that help supplement medications given for ADHD inattentive type?

Yes: There are several promising studies using zinc, magnesium, vit b6 amino acids, phosphatidylserine and neurofeedback.There are also numerous studies proving the efficacy and safety of medications (if used properly by a knowledgeable physician) behavioral intervention and parent skill training, although time consuming is efficacious and for the most part free of side effects.Discuss with your md. ...Read more

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Are there any natural herbs, foods or supplements that would help one to concentrate better?

Are there any natural herbs, foods or supplements that would help one to concentrate better?

Doubt it: Adequate rest, regular exercise, having hobbies and staying busy will help.There is no easy answer to help concentration. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory (Definition)

Memory is the ability to recall information ...Read more