Dr. Meschino’s webinars on Nutritional Medicine
For Healthcare Practitioners
Glutathione and its precursors in Health and Anti-Aging
Glutathione is the single, most important antioxidant in the human body. We often hear about vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, and other antioxidants, all of which are important, but glutathione is in some ways more critically important to cell survival, functionality, and integrity than all other antioxidants.
One in four women and one in eight men over the age of 50 are diagnosed with osteoporosis in this country. Complications from osteoporotic fractures continue to claim more lives each year than the combined death rate from breast and ovarian cancers. Yet, osteoporosis is one of the most preventable diseases afflicting our society.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS): Nutritional Medicine Management
The incidence of PMS has been reported in 20-32% of premenopausal women, which has profound effects on a woman’s quality of life. Commonly prescribed medications for this condition includes anti-depressants, NSAIDs, Diuretics and Birth Control Pills (Oral Contraceptives).
The Clinical Application of Creatine, L-Glutamine, Ornithine and Arginine
Human clinical studies in recent years have shown that creatine supplementation not only enhances strength gains, lean mass gains and explosive power in athletes, but it also reverses key aspects of aging and loss of functional ability in older patients. As well, creatine has also been shown to improve outcomes for patients with type 2 diabetes, heart failure, certain neurodegenerative diseases as well as those recovering from certain musculoskeletal injuries.
Nutritional Medicine and the Aging Brain
Health Canada statistics indicate the incidence of dementia in Canada is 12% in those 45 to 64, 42% in those 65 to 79, and 56% in those age 80 or older Annually, there are approximately 76,000 new cases of dementia diagnosed in Canada. As our population ages the total number of citizens with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is projected to skyrocket.