Category Archives: Vitamins – Minerals

Fast track recovery from flu

Majid Ali, M.D. To recover from a viral infection in five to seven days is to give the immune system a work out. After a week or so, the active viral infections are complicated by bacterial infections and require antibiotic treatment. For early recovering from viral infections, I ask my patients to focus on: 1.  To use natural direct and indirect

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Natural Sleep Remedies

Many people have poor sleep habits before the diagnosis of chronic illness is made. Here is a small sampling of research as it affects Alzheimers and dementia. Sleep disorders seem to come before the diagnosis. “Behavioral and psychological symptoms were very common in Alzheimer disease, vascular dementia, and mixed dementia – The most common behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia

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Simple Remedies Magnesium for cardiovascular risk

Magnesium and the Heart Majid Ali, M.D. A large body of data showing a relationship between low dietary intake of magnesium and the incidence of cardiac arrhythmias, sudden death, atherogenesis, ischemic coronary artery disease, hypertension, and stroke has been reviewed. Furthermore, low serum magnesium levels have been associated with coronary vasospasm, hypertension, and sudden death. In experimental studies, magnesium plays

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Vitamin C Guardian Angel for the Heart | Majid Ali MD

VITAMIN C:  GUARDIAN ANGEL MOLECULE FOR THE HEART In 1990 Linus Pauling and Matthias Rath proposed a protective role of vitamin C in the prevention of arteriosclerosis. A large number of studies show the many ways vitamin C prevents oxidative injury to other life molecules and prevents tissue injury and diseases. Two of my own studies briefly described above show some of

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Nutrients and Phytofactors

EMPIRICALLY-DOCUMENTED EFFECTS OF SELECTED NUTRIENTS AND PHYTOFACTORS The term “vitamin” was coined by by Polish scientist Casimir Funk to indicate his belief that these substances are vital to life. In a general sense, a vitamin is a substance which serves as an essential nutrient in very small amounts, but cannot be synthesized in sufficient quantities in the body. by an organism, and

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Healing Foods

Minerals and Vitamins from Fresh Foods Life Span Minerals and Aging-Oxidant Minerals Life span minerals sustain life; aging-oxidant minerals cause premature aging. Examples of life span minerals are iron, calcium, sodium, potassium, magnesium, zinc, selenium, molybdenum, chromium, copper, cobalt, boron and others. Examples of aging oxidant minerals are lead, mercury, aluminum, tin, cadmium, gold and others. Our science and technology

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