-Bergamot Wildflower, photo by Steve Dawes 2014
Dr. Joseph Mercola and Brenda Watson in separate PBS shows play up the importance of fermented foods & Pro-biotics. Studies show that Probiotics play an very important role in weight loss and control.
Vitamin K2 has a primary source of fermented foods and healthy gut flora.
K2 is now believed to be the #1 Cancer Fighting Vitamin.
-pictured above Blue Phlox.
The Statin drug simvastatin in high doses may slow MS. A study, now in phase II, indicates simvastatin slows brain atrophy in some patients. Patricia K. Coyle, MD. Studies are under way at The Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center, Stony Brook University Medical Center, NY.
– Venus Looking Glass Wildflower, Photo by Steve Dawes 2014
Pycnogenol is obtained from Pine Tree Bark.
It is a cold and flue fighter as well as general health supplement.
I currently get Pycnogenol from Prelox Blue from Herbalife.
Prelox Blue was designed by Louis J Ignarro for Herbalife. He was the 1998 Nobel Prize Winner for Physiology or Medicine, Cellular Research.
Prelox Blue also contains L-Arginine and is marketed by Herbalife as a male sexual enhancer. L-Arginine increases nitrous oxide content in the blood.
I noticed a definite improvement in cold/flue resistance when on Prelox Blue.
Another benefit is that it can cure tinnitus — ear ringing.
– Hepatica Wildflower — photo by Steve Dawes 2015
A recent study done in Denmark indicates that 10% of cases are do to bacterial infection — European Spine Journal. Adjacent herniated disks are involved.
Antibiotics caused improvement.
( Remember if using antibiotics its best to take pro-biotics to protect gut-flora.) Product Label.
More studies must be done. This is the only study to date.