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Using Alpha PSP to Reduce the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Strokes

Published by Wellness Asia in Coronary heart disease and stroke · 20/10/2013 18:13:04
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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 17 million people die each year as a result of cardiovascular diseases. Included in these statistics are strokes and coronary heart disease related mortalities, both of which are rapidly rising worldwide. In 2001, a study conducted at Cho Ray hospital focused on the efficacy of Alpha PSP in increasing the presence of High Density Lipoproteins and reducing Low Density Lipoproteins in the circulatory systems of participating subjects. While LDLs can increase the incidence of coronary heart disease and strokes by introducing fatty deposits to the arteries, HDLs can minimize such effects.

The participants chosen for the studies were aged between 18-65, and were male and female. This allowed for a broad demographic to be covered. The researchers excluded confounding factors, such as existing conditions and diabetes. By doing this, they were able to assure clarity over the results. The primary aim of the study was to ascertain how useful Alpha PSP is at increasing HDLs in obese patients, while the secondary aims focused on reducing LDLs.

The study’s researchers examined the HDL and LDL levels of participants. Participants then took Alpha PSP on a regular basis, before returning to have their results measured. Across both male and female participants, there was a significant increase in the HDLs present. In addition to this, there was a reduction in LDLs. This led the researchers to believe that regularly taking HDLs and LDLs meant that patients with obesity as a coronary heart disease risk factor could take Alpha PSP and reduce those risk factors.

Reducing the presence of LDLs in the circulatory system can lead to a reduction in atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a condition that occurs when high volumes of glucose and fats damage the artery walls, causing plaques to build there. As this process continues, the arteries narrow, causing hypertension. If clots become particularly large and break off, they can lead to a heart attack, stroke, or pulmonary embolis. In contrast with LDLs, HDLs exist to scavenge for excess cholesterol, which in turn can reduce your risk of developing atherosclerosis. In short, the combination produced by Alpha PSP means those with a risk of developing coronary heart disease or a stroke can incorporate it into their lifestyles to enhance their health.







Alpha PSP has been successful in alleviating symptoms of advanced Parkinson's disease

Published by Wellness Asia in Parkinson's disease · 15/10/2013 11:10:05
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As a degenerative disease for which there is no cure, Parkinson’s disease is naturally distressing for sufferers. Although this heavily researched area of medicine continues to leave many baffled, there are medications and lifestyle recommendations that can improve a patient’s quality of life. No two patients will experience symptoms to the same degree of severity. Typically, someone suffering from Parkinson’s disease may have poor motor control that causes them to shake, neuropsychiatric problems like rapid changes in mood, and autonomic nervous system disruption like not being able to control the urinary system.

Although patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease are not recommended to follow a specific diet, leading experts recommend taking a balanced approach that incorporates plenty of nutritious vitamins. This is extremely beneficial in many ways. Eating a variety of food provides the nervous system and muscles with enough energy to function optimally. Getting a good, well-balanced diet can also aid with metabolising drugs.

Some doctors recommend that Parkinson’s disease patients should take a supplement to ensure they strike the right balance with their diet. Alpha PSP can be particularly beneficial, as it encourages the glucose mobilisation that the nervous and musculoskeletal systems require. This can increase the chances of better muscle control and reduce neurological complaints. By reducing the levels of free radicals that can impact the nervous system, this rice-based health food can aid with both autonomic and voluntary nervous system complaints.

Muscular rigidity is another of Parkinson disease’s common symptoms. It can present as muscles feeling heavy, or patients lacking the ability to extend and reflex muscles at will. While much of this is attributed to motor control at the root of the nervous system, addressing the muscles also is to the patient’s benefit. Alpha PSP supports nucleotide production, which encourages better DNA repair processes at the muscles. To complement this, enhanced neuronal support improves memory and communication between different areas of the brain, making mobility easier.

All patients considering improving their nutrition should also be aware of the lifestyle changes required to support Alpha PSP. This includes reducing salt intake, as high levels of sodium can impact nervous system signals. Finally, staying well hydrated can also improve physical outcomes, making the long-term outlook for Parkinson’s disease patients more positive.





Treatment of diabetes mellitus type II with Alpha PSP

Published by Wellness Asia in Diabetes mellitus type 2 · 5/10/2013 11:10:09
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As a condition that is rapidly becoming a cause for concern in the modern world, diabetes mellitus type II—also known as type 2 diabetes—can often be prevented with better nutrition. Type II diabetes arises when the body is producing insulin, but does not respond well to its presence. In a healthy individual, insulin moves glucose into the body’s cells ready for energy production. In an individual with type II diabetes, hyperglycaemia and insulinemia arise. This is due to inadequate glucose production and an overproduction of insulin to compensate.

Alpha PSP helps to facilitate the active transport of glucose into the body’s cells, preventing hyperglycaemia. By reducing the amount of time your blood glucose levels are elevated, you can prevent several complications of metabolic disorders. This includes:

  • Atherosclerosis: Your arteries can ‘fur’ or ‘harden’ when blood glucose levels are elevated. This in turn can contribute to hypertension and the risk of blood clots and heart attacks.

  • Peripheral nerve damage: Diabetes patients often suffer from a condition known as ‘diabetic foot’ which arises as a result of nerve damage. When the nerves are damaged by hyperglycaemia, patients may not feel painful sensations in their feet. This increases the risk of sores and necrosis.

  • Retinopathy: With the increased blood pressure associated with diabetes, patients may experience diabetic retinopathy. This can eventually lead to blindness, when not addressed appropriately.


Using this medical food, it is also possible to support DNA repair processes. As many patients are diagnosed with diabetes when the disease has progressed, aiding the cellular repair processes that can alleviate atherosclerosis can enhance your quality of life. Like many natural health products, Alpha PSP can work with your body at a cellular level to ensure you eliminate free radicals that increase the risk of cancer. While typical diabetes treatments like Metformin are essential, supporting your body in removing the constituent elements that can disrupt your natural balance is also vital. Taking a nutritional supplement achieves this, allowing you to strike the balance between medical treatments and a holistic approach.

As well as taking a health supplement, you should always remember to pay regard to the negative lifestyle factors that can exacerbate type II diabetes. Smoking, eating high volumes of trans fats and processed foods, and not getting enough sleep are counter-productive actions. Taking a conscious approach to your health today can improve your physical and mental wellbeing, allowing you to manage and prevent type II diabetes for a more positive way of life.


Watch an excellent educational video of diabetes type 2 by Nucleus Medical Media here:




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