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Stephen W. Parcell, N.D. NatureMed Integrative Medicine Boulder, CO   Lumbrokinase: Acute conditions 2 capsules three times day 30 minutes before meals for 3-4 weeks. For maintenance and prevention: 1 capsule 1-3 times per day 30 minutes before meals. Lumbrokinase is a fibrinolytic enzyme purified from the earthworm Lumbricus rubellus. The effect of lumbrokinase is related to the inhibition of the intrinsic coagulation pathway and the activ...
Endothelial Function Testing Steve Parcell, ND Endothelial function testing is an exciting new non­invasive approach to assessing the health of blood vessels. This test was primarily used at research centres untill now. The endothelium is the layer of cells on the artery wall that come into contact with the blood. There are several ways to assess endothelial function; most involve testing the endothelium’s ability to relax the vessel wall or t...
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Coconut oil is a highly saturated vegetable fat that has a very good smoke point profile. This means that coconut oil can handle much higher heat than other oils. This is important because it is the oxidative changes from high heat that makes many oils bad for us. As a rule of thumb, if an oil is smoking in the pan the heat is too high. Recent studies on olive oil indicate that the beneficial poly-phenols in olive oil begin to get destroyed even ...
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I have seen many patients with excessive lead levels. Often they have strange symptoms that have baffled their doctors and specialists, especially neurologists. How do we get exposed? Lead-based paint and the resulting dust and soil contamination is a main source. Other sources of exposure include the use of lead solder in canned food containers and in leaded water pipes providing domestic drinking water. However, uncommon sources of exposure sti...
You have had your heart scan by either referring yourself for a scan or you were referred by your another health care provider.  I have found that many medical providers do not know how to read these scans. There are common medications that he repeated often such as: 1.      Calcified plaque does not rupture so do not worry about it (calcified plaque can rupture especially if it is mixed plaque and the point of the s...