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Supplements &

IV Infusions

Dietary supplements come in a variety of forms, including tablets, capsules, gummies, and powders, as well as drinks and energy bars. Popular supplements include vitamins D and B12; minerals like calcium and iron; herbs such as echinacea and garlic; and products like glucosamine, probiotics, and fish oils.

Some dietary supplements can improve overall health and help manage some health conditions. For example: 

  • Calcium and vitamin D help keep bones strong and reduce bone loss. 

  • Folic acid decreases the risk of certain birth defects.

  • Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oils might help some people with heart disease. 

  • A combination of vitamins C and E, zinc, copper, lutein, and zeaxanthin (known as AREDS) may slow down further vision loss in people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). 

I provide nutritional counseling and make individualized recommendations regarding use of these supplements in order to upgrade the quality of foods in a patient’s diet and to supply nutrition to support the physiological and biomechanical processes of the human body. Although these products may also be suggested with a specific therapeutic purpose in mind, their use is chiefly designed to support given aspects of metabolic function.

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