Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome

Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome
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Frank Comhaire

Frank Comhaire

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  • Research Article
    Nutriceutical Approach to the Metabolic Syndrome
    Author(s): Frank ComhaireFrank Comhaire

    The metabolic syndrome leads to serious health damage through several pathogenic mechanisms, including insulin resistance, chronic inflammation and oxidative overload. Aside from adaptation of diet and life style, medication is prescribed to the majority of patients. Some patients need bariatric surgery. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) offers an opportunity for treatment by using nutriceutical food supplementation. The nutriceutical combination which is proposed here is constituted of Momomordica charantia (bitter melon or bitter gourd) extract, together with the antioxidants Astaxanthin and coenzyme Ubiquinone Q10, the anti-inflammatory proanthocyanidin in pine bark extract, vitamins B6, B9 and B12, the phyto-adaptogen Lepidium meyenii (Maca), and the amino acid L-acetyl carnitine. The rationale for this combination and its expected therapeutic benefits are highligh.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-1017.1000134

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