January 30, 2015

alternative medicine


  • Astaxanthin: Up to the Hype?

    Astaxanthin: Up to the Hype?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    What makes flamingos and salmon pink and is now being touted as the next super supplement? It's called Astaxanthin, and boosters say it helps the heart, improves fertility, reduces cancer risk—and does a whole lot more.

  • CoQ10 and Statins
    Ask the Experts

    CoQ10 and Statins

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Can taking supplements of CoQ10 help to prevent muscle pain—a potential side effect of the cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins?

  • Supplement Recalls Rising

    Supplement Recalls Rising

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Between 2009 and 2012, the government ordered recalls of more than 210 dietary supplements for containing unapproved drug ingredients. The biggest culprits were for sexual enhancement and diet pills. What's behind the boom?