Vitamin E Mattoon IL
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Bioidentical Hormones, Integrative Medicine, NHRT, Nutrition, Physical / Exercise Therapy, Psychotherapy, Reflexology, Reiki, Therapeutic Touch, Wellness Centers
Center for Health and Healing
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital: St Anthony Med Ctr, Rockford, Il; Swedish American Hosp, Rockford, Il
Group Practice: Rockford Gastroenterology Associates Ltd
Align Wellness Center
Chiropractor, Massage Practitioner, Nutritionist
Aetna, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Medicare
Natural Family Health Care
Chiropractic, acupuncture, nutrition, weight loss, home execise program.
Insurance Plans Accepted: BC/BS PPO, Aetna, Cigna, Medicare, PHCS, PCD
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: No
Medical School: National University of health sciences, 1996
Member Organizations: ICS
Languages Spoken: English
Arlington Hts, IL
Apple-A-Day Clinic, SC
Acupuncturist, Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Nutritionist
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Gastritis, Gastrointestinal Concerns, GERD, Heartburn, Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Therapies : Acupressure, Acupuncture, Cupping, Energy Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Mega-Vitamin Therapy, Moxibustion, Natural Hormone Replacement, Nutritional Counseling
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Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance, Healing Music Organization
Internal Medicine, Nutrition
Medical School: Inst Sup De Cien Med De La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Graduation Year: 1946
Ease Chemo with Vitamin E
Much controversy surrounds the issue of whether or not it’s safe to take vitamin supplements during chemotherapy. Some doctors say they may reduce the effectiveness of the drugs, while others believe they can help patients fight the disease and better cope with treatment. But new research suggests that some vitamins, at least, may help cancer patients fight off infections, a common side effect of chemotherapy.
In a small study at the University of Vermont, women with breast cancer who reported taking either a multivitamin or vitamin E alone while undergoing chemotherapy saw a smaller drop in their level of neutrophils, white blood cells that protect against infection, than women who said they didn’t take supplements.
But not all vitamins proved equally helpful. Women with high blood levels of folate, also known as folic acid or vitamin B-9, saw a bigger drop in their neutrophil counts than women with less folate in their blood.
What does this mean about other supplements? The jury is still out on A, C, and others, so if you’re undergoing chemotherapy or taking any other cancer drugs, you should always discuss your supplement regimen with your doctor, says oncologist and hematologist Richard Branda, lead author of the study. Just because they’re natural doesn’t always mean they’re good for you.
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