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Peter Attia Supplement List 2023: Review by Dr Mercola

In the video below, Dr. Peter Attia reviews some of the supplements he takes to improve his longevity. Attia's medical background is distinguished by both top-tier training and hands-on experience. After earning his MD at Stanford and completing surgical residency at the eminent Johns Hopkins Hospital, he pursued two focused years at the esteemed National Institutes of Health, concentrating on applied physiology related to longevity and metabolic health. Attia complemented his clinical immersion with business insights gained through consulting for the globally-respected firm McKinsey & Company, advising organizations on achieving critical goals. This dual expertise fuels his nuanced approach to preventative care. As a physician, he has become highly influential for championing an evidence-based methodology to nutrition, preventative medicine and lifespan extension. His academic rigor and communication acumen have made him one of the most respected voices on applying scientific

Vitamin D, Hydroxychloroquine and Pancreatic Cancer: What You Need to Know

Pancreatic cancer, which affects about 60,000 Americans every year, is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. After diagnosis, fewer than 10 percent of patients survive for five years. While some chemotherapies are initially effective, pancreatic tumors often become resistant to them. The disease has also proven difficult to treat with newer approaches such as immunotherapy. Dr Steve Bigelsen  Steve Bigelsen, MD is a physician specializing in Allergy and Asthma, who in July 2016 was diagnosed with pancreatic adenocarcinoma . He had tumors in the head and the tail with scattered peritoneal metastases and a CA19-9 of 11,575 U/ml. Working with physicians from Weill-Cornell and Johns Hopkins, he began treatment with gemcitabine and capecitabine, plus IV paricalcitol (an analog of Vitamin D) and hydroxychloroquine (an old malaria drug). Both of these are in clinical trials separately, however, no one had ever combined them. Both are relatively safe, inexpensive, and may be prescribed by any

Niacinamide vs Nicotinamide vs Nicotinamide Riboside: What's the Difference

Niacin, the original vitamin B3 Vitamin B3 is most often associated with niacin (NA), labeled almost synonymously in multivitamins. Niacin's roots are old, stretching back through history where it was used to treat a disease called pellagra, Italian for "rough skin." Spreading throughout the American South, pellagra patients suffered severe symptoms known as the "4 D's": dermatitis, diarrhea, dementia, and death. Pellagra continued to become an unmanageable problem until Dr. Joseph Goldberger traced pellagra to a dietary deficiency in vitamin B3 in 1926. Afterward, Goldberger's discovery led to the widespread supplementation of niacin as an effective treatment. Government mandates called for food groups like flour to be niacin-enriched in efforts to address the larger populace. Nicotinamide and Niacinamide are the same thing Is niacinamide the same as nicotinamide? Niacinamide, also called nicotinamide ( WebMD ), is a form of vitamin B3.  Nicotinamide (


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