Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Human Growth Hormone:

A protein produced in the pituitary gland that stimulates the liver to produce somatomedins, which stimulate growth of bone and muscle.

Concentrated chemical substances, or hormones, which control 10 to 12 functions in the body, have been obtained as extracts from the anterior pituitary glands of cattle, sheep, and swine. Eight hormones have been isolated, purified, and identified; all of them are peptides, that is, they are composed of amino acids. Growth hormone (GH), or the somatotropic hormone (STH), is essential for normal skeletal growth and is neutralized during adolescence by the gonadal sex hormones.

Research has shown that the hormonal activity of the anterior lobe is controlled by chemical messengers sent from the hypothalamus through tiny blood vessels to the anterior lobe. In the 1950s, the British neurologist Geoffrey Harris discovered that cutting the blood supply from the hypothalamus to the pituitary impaired the function of the pituitary. In 1964, chemical agents called releasing factors were found in the hypothalamus; these substances, it was learned, affect the secretion of growth hormone, a thyroid-stimulating hormone called thyrotropin, and the gonadotropic hormones involving the testes and ovaries.

In 1969 the American endocrinologist Roger Guillemin and colleagues isolated and characterized thyrotropin-releasing factor, which stimulates the secretion of thyroid-stimulating hormone from the pituitary. In the next few years his group and that of the American physiologist Andrew Victor Schally isolated the luteinizing hormone-releasing factor, which stimulates secretion of both LH and FSH, and somatostatin, which inhibits release of growth hormone. For this work, which proved that the brain and the endocrine system are linked, they shared the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine in 1977. Human somatostatin was one of the first substances to be grown in bacteria by recombinant DNA.

The presence of the releasing factors in the hypothalamus helped to explain the action of the female sex hormones, estrogen and progesterone, and their synthetic versions contained in oral contraceptives, or birth-control pills. During a woman's normal monthly cycle, several hormonal changes are needed for the ovary to produce an egg cell for possible fertilization. When the estrogen level in the body declines, the follicle-releasing factor (FRF) flows to the pituitary and stimulates the secretion of the follicle-stimulating hormone. Through a similar feedback principle, the declining level of progesterone causes a release of luteal-releasing factor (LRF), which stimulates secretion of the luteinizing hormone. The ripening follicle in the ovary then produces estrogen, and the high level of that hormone influences the hypothalamus to shut down temporarily the production of FSH. Increased progesterone feedback to the hypothalamus shuts down LH production by the pituitary. The daily doses of synthetic estrogen and progesterone in oral contraceptives, or injections of the actual hormones, inhibit the normal reproductive activity of the ovaries by mimicking the effect of these hormones on the hypothalamus.


Clinical Study

            HOMEOPATHIC HGH IN MEDICAL PRACTICE

Dr. Diane A. Culik, M.D. and Dr. Gary Docks

January, 2000
 

Background:

A homeopathic formulation of human growth hormone (produced by Dr. Sidney Safron) has been used with reports of increased: energy, vigour, stamina, sex drive, muscle tone, sleep, memory and reduced: fatigue, and headache. The natural levels of human growth hormone fall with increased age and have been blamed for progressive loss of youthful energy, and many of the symptoms of aging.

Study Hypothesis:

A study was devised to test the clinical response to the homeopathic HGH formulation, as well as measure the changes in Free IGF-1 in saliva, to determine if measurable changes in body chemistry were occurring as predicted, and if the patient's symptoms correlated.

Study Design:

The study was designed to evaluate treatment with 4 subtypes of MORE HGH, including women age 25-50 and women over 50, as well as men age 25-50 and men over 50. The study was double blinded so that neither the patient nor the physician knew which numbers of the sample bottles were homeopathic HGH produced by Dr. Safron and which were placebo (which was only an alcohol solution). All patients volunteered to be in the study and were given a symptom checklist at the beginning and end of the one month treatment. They self ranked 10 symptom complexes from 1 to 10. The symptoms to be rated included: vision, skin condition, energy level, blood pressure, muscle strength, mental clarity, memory retention, joint movement, sleeping pattern, and overall health. All patients (who were required to be non-smokers) did a saliva sample at the beginning and end of the one month to measure for IGF-1, which is increased by growth hormone. Therapeutic, pharmaceutical doses have been shown to increase the levels. It was not clear how much impact there would be with homeopathic doses. The method of taking the homeopathic HGH was somewhat involved and required patient compliance. Instead of a typical pill, homeopathic treatments are often taken sublingually, so that the small amounts of solution are absorbed directly through the mucous membranes under the tongue and into the circulation. The growth hormone solution was prescribed to be taken before food by placing 7 drops under the tongue three times a day and holding the solution there for at least 2 minutes before swallowing

Results:

35 people enrolled in the study, 16 men and 19 women. The men were equally divided. 8 of them were 25-50 and 8 were 50 and older. Of the women, 8 were 25-50 and 11 were 50 or older. Only 19 people completed all parts of the study including 2 questionnaires and 2 saliva tests. The measurements of IGF-1 in the saliva rose an average of 4.12% in the placebo group and 10.02% in the HGH group, which is a 2.4 times increase from placebo to treatment group.

The patient's self-reported symptoms were considered a significant change if they varied more than one point (or 10%).

Therefore, if they changed from a rating of 5 to 6 it was considered within the normal statistical variant. Only changes of 2 levels, such as going from 5 to 7 were considered significant in the evaluations. Measurements were then compared between groups as plus or minus 20, 30, 40 points, etc.

The symptoms that showed significant improvement in average ratings between placebo and human growth hormone TREATMENT groups included in descending order: vision (+11.16), skin condition(+11.03), energy levels(+11.03), overall health(+10.0), muscle strength(+8.97), joint movement(+6.1), and memory retention(+4.42). The areas with no significant difference were: blood pressure (+.65), mental clarity (-.78), and sleeping pattern (-2.47). The only symptom that was somewhat higher in the placebo group than in the treatment group was sleep pattern

Discussion:

This was a small preliminary double-blind study meant to determine if homeopathic human growth hormone can show any objective changes in measurement of Salivary IGF-1 OR any clinical symptom changes over a one month period of time in a group of patient volunteers of both sexes over age 25. Both of the study measurements definitely show an effect of this Homeopathic formulation over a short period of time. The significant rise in measurable IGF-1 on the Saliva of 2.4 times the placebo effect is definitely dramatic, especially with a treatment that requires considerable compliance. Absolute adherence to the dosing and technique would probably show even higher differential. Several patients reported dramatic improvements in multiple areas while using the real HGH. Perhaps many of the High Responders were more precise and accurate in their taking of the homeopathic formulation. Certainly the patients who dropped out often did so for lack of interest and compliance. The symptom improvement was higher in the treatment group for 9 out of 10 variables. This is dramatic in only 1 month. 7 of the 10 symptoms were significantly higher with the treatment group. It is of interest that the only benefit of placebo over treatment group was in sleep pattern, since the placebo was primarily an alcohol solution

 

Monday, April 29, 2013

Dr. Oz, Life Choice, And Others In The Health Community, Understand The Anti Aging Benefits Of H.G.H

It was reported in Touch Magazine (April 15, 2013, pags 58-59) that in one of his television shows, "Dr. Oz started the program by asking his studio audience 'How many of you want to start feeling 20 years younger right now?'"
 

In the program Dr. Oz discussed what he called... "a new frontier: stimulating your bodys production of growth hormones natually with amino acids." As he later stated in the program "I have been searching for this the day that we started the show....I have been looking for ways to increase HGH naturally because I don't like getting the injections.'"
 
An increase in HGH will slow or even reverse the aging process
 
What makes this sequence of comments unique, is that Life Choice, a nutraceutical manufacturer of professional, therapeutic medicines has a product called Homeopathic HGH+ which offers the very same health results that Dr. Oz was describing.

Long before Dr. Oz mentioned the many benefits of HGH on his show, Life Choice has been touting its Homeopathic HGH+ and its anti aging benefits.

In fact, two HGH post have occured on this very blog. The first appeared on August 21, 2012 and was titled Hollywood Discovers A Natural Supplement That Represents A True Anti-Aging Breakthrough In Natural Medicine, the second appeared on September 9. 2012 and was titled Hollywood Discovers The Fountain Of Youth
 

The following two clinical studies that provide evidence to the products effectiveness: Clinical Study: Homeopathic HGH and Human Growth Hormone

And so when it comes to HGH and anti aging, it would appear Dr. Oz, Life Choice, and others in the health community are aware of the anti aging benefits of HGH.
 

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Life Choice is a leader in the manufacturing and supply of natural supplements and vitamins. Life Choice only manufacturers and offers the highest quality products to markets in Canada, The United States and The European Union.

Ask your medical practitioner, naturopath physician, or health food store manager for products carrying the Life Choice label. Or better yet, please visit our website and check out our products for yourself
 

The Life Choice Brand Of Natural Supplements
 
"Professional, Therapeutic Medicine".



Disclaimer: Life Choice is not selling the same product that Dr. Oz is stating. However, the method, concept and results of the product that Dr. Oz is promoting are the same as those applied to Life Choice's HGH+. A product that is licensed and available to Canadians and others.
 
 



 

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Monday, April 22, 2013

Natural Supplement Company Shows Why They Are Number 1 In Product Quality: Trade Show A Big Success

Life Choice attended this years 2013 CHFA (West) Expo, held at the Vancouver Trade And Convention Centre on April 13-14, 2013.

According to Life Choice CEO, Dr. Eldon Dahl, ND, "We had a very busy booth at the CHFA (West) on the weekend. Everyone knowing our product line said how very happy they were with Life Choice, they said we love you guys over and over again. Even our sales representative was taken aside several times and told how much they loved our product line."

 

Life Choice CEO, Dr. Eldon Dahl (Center) stands with Life Choice B.C. sales representative Lyle Little (Right) and Life Choice Alberta sales representative Shawn Lowney (Left).


The Life Choice Exhibit At This Years 2013 CHFA (West ) Expo



The Life Choice Exhibit At This Years 2013 CHFA (West ) Expo


 

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Life Choice is a leader in the manufacturing and supply of natural supplements and vitamins. Life Choice only manufacturers and offers the highest quality products to markets in Canada, The United States and The European Union.


Ask your medical practitioner, naturopath physician, or health food store manager for products carrying the Life Choice label. Or better yet, please visit our website and check out our products for yourself


The Life Choice Brand Of Natural Supplements



"Professional, Therapeutic Medicine".

















Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Life Choice: Life Choice Now Has The Only Legal DMSO In North A...

Life Choice: Life Choice Now Has The Only Legal DMSO In North A...: Contact: Life Choice Management                                               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel. 866/226-1722 E-mail: info@life-...

Life Choice Now Has The Only Legal DMSO In North America: Newly-Licensed DMSO Back On The Canadian Market

Contact: Life Choice Management                                              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tel. 866/226-1722
E-mail: info@life-choice.net
 


LIFE CHOICE NOW HAS THE ONLY LEGAL DMSO IN NORTH AMERICA

Newly-Licensed DMSO Back on the Canadian Market

 
Life Choice supplements has once again pioneered the legal reintroduction of a sought-after supplement into the North American market. DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide) is known for both its powerful smell and its amazing pain-relieving abilities.

First synthesized in 1866 by Russian scientist Alexander Saytzeff, DMSO initially caught attention for its ability to combine with almost any chemical. Later, in 1959, a study conducted in Great Britain found that DMSO was also capable of protecting red blood cells and other tissues from freezing conditions. A few years later, Dr. Stanley Jacob began investigating ways to safely freeze human kidneys, and came across DMSO. His discoveries about the compound would lead him to become DMSO’s biggest advocate.
DMSO became widely known as an incredible pain reliever and transporter. However, despite its growing popularity, the FDA only permitted DMSO usagefor the treatment of interstitial cystitis. As the controversy escalated, DMSO received even more national attention. In 1980, the show 60 Minutes did a special on DMSO, demonstrating its capabilities through personal testimonies. The initial broadcast received 70 million views, and Dr. Jacob’s office was swamped with calls. 

DMSO commonly comes in either liquid or gel form. Both have been known to help with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). The liquid helps to temporarily reduce the pain associated with musculoskeletal conditions of the large joints, such as post-traumatic soft tissue injuries, acute bursitis, strains and sprains. The gel is known to help with sunburns and wound healing (such as cuts, skin irritations, and burns).
Now, Canadians can safely explore the healing potential of DMSO and utilize it for their specific needs.

Life Choice was founded in 1986 with a commitment to provide the natural health industry and its clientele with supplements of the finest quality.

 
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If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Dr. Eldon Dahl, please call 1-866-226-1722 or e-mail info@life-choice.net.
Product Information

Life Choice DMSO Liquid NPN: 80039242
Life Choice DMSO Gel NPN: 80039241

Related Information
Vista Magazine article, DMSO: "A Stinkin Good Phenomenon" (Issue 88, March 15, 2013, Michelle Agustin)

Life Choice Post, DMSO: A Natural Pain Killer That Helps Fight Aches And Pains (March 30, 2013)

Article, American Cancer Society - DMSO
 
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Life Choice is a leader in the manufacturing and supply of natural supplements and vitamins. Life Choice only manufacturers and offers the highest quality products to markets in Canada, The United States and The European Union.

Ask your medical practitioner, naturopath physician, or health food store manager for products carrying the Life Choice label. Or better yet, please visit our website and check out our products for yourself




The Life Choice Brand Of Natural Supplements

"Professional, Therapeutic Medicine".












 
 

Life Choice: Non-GMO Soy Can Really Benefit Women's Health

Life Choice: Non-GMO Soy Can Really Benefit Women's Health: Michelle Agustin is a Life Choice employee. She is also a contributing writer who has written many articles on natural health. Many of her a...

Life Choice: Natural Health Supplement Manufacturer Receives An...

Life Choice: Natural Health Supplement Manufacturer Receives An...: The Life Choice brand of Professional, Therapeutic, Medicines have a track record that spans over 25 years. Their high quality natural suppl...

Non-GMO Soy Can Really Benefit Women's Health

Michelle Agustin is a Life Choice employee. She is also a contributing writer who has written many articles on natural health. Many of her articles have appeared in Canadian health magazines. This is her latest article.

Due to mixed messages about safety, soy product usage can be a difficult choice for some women.
On one hand, this concern is not completely unfounded. Genetically modified soy can bring more harm than good, and that reputation has heavily weighed upon the entire soy industry—genetically modified or not. The other downside to this ill-gotten reputation is that women may turn to wild yam products, thinking they are a viable alternative. However, the human body is not capable of converting wild yam (diosgenin) into progesterone.

The flip side is that by not giving non-GMO soy (such as what is used in Life Choice Progest Liposome Cream and Balanced Female capsules) a chance, women miss out on benefits they could be getting from these products. Several studies have shown that non-GMO soy can be beneficial for controlling menopausal symptoms.
In the US, the American Institute of Cancer Research found that women who have had breast cancer can safely consume soyfoods. In fact, breast cancer survivors who eat a more plant-based diet can use soy as a healthy protein alternative.
In Canada, researchers participated in a two-year clinical trial evaluating the health effects of soy isoflavones, either alone or with exercise. Over 300 postmenopausal women were studied, and soy was found to be effective for improving leg strength. Also, soy either alone or with exercise also lowered LDL-cholesterol by 6%. It also reduced adverse menopausal symptoms, such as:  breast tenderness, decreased concentration, depression, fatigue, hot flashes, insomnia, numbness, vaginal dryness and itching, night sweats, subjective weight gain, migraines, anxiety, irritability, and changes in bleeding patterns. Supplementation did not affect two measures of safety, endometrial thickness and mammographic density, which are both assessed to determine the risk of endometrial and breast cancer, respectively. These results agree with a large dataset showing isoflavones don’t affect these markers.
In 2009, a Shanghai study of 5,000 women showed significant survival rate increases over 5 years that corresponded with a greater soy intake. This study covered all types of breast cancer, including estrogen positive, as well as tamoxifen users.
In Eastern countries where more soy is consumed, soy has been found to be a significant factor in their lower breast cancer rates. For a similar effect, at least 10 mg/day of isoflavones from whole soy foods must be consumed. In China and the US, a 2012 study found that out of 9,500 breast cancer patients, those who consumed at least 10 mg/day of soy isoflavones had both a lower recurrence rate and a higher survival rate.
As we have seen, non-GMO soy is not to be feared—it should be embraced! Life Choice uses this powerful non-GMO soy isoflavone in two of our female health products—Balanced Female and Progest Cream, and we hear great feedback about both! We encourage you to try these products and see the results for yourself! 


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Life Choice is a leader in the manufacturing and supply of natural supplements. Life Choice only manufactures and offers the highest quality products to markets in Canada, The United States and The European Union.
Ask your medical practitioner,naturopath physician, or health food store manger for products carrying the Life Choice label. Or better yet, please visit our website and check out our products for yourself.
 
The Life Choice Brand Of Natural Supplements
Professional, Therapeutic Medicine 




 
 
 






 


Saturday, April 13, 2013

Natural Health Supplement Manufacturer Receives Another Satisfied Customer Testimonial

The Life Choice brand of Professional, Therapeutic, Medicines have a track record that spans over 25 years. Their high quality natural supplements have been improving people's health, reducing ailments, and in general, improving people's quality of life for over a quarter of a century.

Recently, the company's CEO, owner and founder, Dr. Eldon Dahl, ND, announced that the company was expanding its company's message beyond naturopaths and health food stores. The company was now reaching out to medical doctors and compounding pharmacies. When asked "why the strategic shift?", Dr. Dahl replied, "because our products work, without side effects."

Over time, the Life Choice brand of high quality natural supplements have been inundated with customer testimonials. Testimonials, that support Dr. Dahl's very simple statement... "because our products work, without side effects."

The following is a testimonial from yet another, satisfied Life Choice customer.
 
 
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October 23, 2012

Dear. Dr. Dahl and Life Choice,

I suffer from an auto immune disorder which causes severe joint pain every moment of every day.  I most recently starting take you’re SAMe, DLPA and DMSO and your MSM- Sweet Relief cream to help alleviate the pain.

I have been taking it now for two weeks and I am without pain for the first time in months.  I love to walk and play with my dog but until today I have not been able to full out run with her without the lasting effects of doing so.

Today I ran with her and had no pain,   I have been able to hike every weekend and not be in pain the next day and I no longer feel like I am destined to a life of prescription anti-inflammatory and pain relievers.

Thank you, I know that you are faced with adversity every day in ensuring that Canadians can continue to receive these great products.


In Health,

Catherine D.
Vancouver, BC

 
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About

Life Choice is a leader in the manufacturing and supply of natural supplements. Life Choice only manufacturers and offers the highest quality products to markets in Canada, The United States and The European Union.


Ask your medical practitioner, naturopath physician, or health food store manager for products carrying the Life Choice label. Or better yet, please visit our website and check out our products for yourself

The Life Choice Brand Of Natural Supplements

"Professional, Therapeutic Medicine".



 
 

Monday, April 8, 2013

Life Choice: Nutraceutical Company To Expand Its Message To Now...

Life Choice: Nutraceutical Company To Expand Its Message To Now...: For over 25 years, under the guidance of Dr. Eldon Dahl, ND, Life Choice   has been working with naturopaths, health food stores, and other...

Nutraceutical Company To Expand Its Message To Now Include Medical Doctors And Compounding Pharmacies

For over 25 years, under the guidance of Dr. Eldon Dahl, ND, Life Choice  has been working with naturopaths, health food stores, and other professionals in the natural health community supplying them with top quality natural, professional, therapeutic medicines.

Today, Life Choice is pleased to announce that is has made a key strategic decision to expand their message to now include medical doctors and compounding pharmacies; professionals, in the medical field, who are looking for safe alternatives to the dangerous side effects of prescription drugs.

All Life Choice products are: clinically tested; all their products have medicinal claims and label warnings (this includes placing on labels: cautions and risk information; contra-indications and adverse reactions). All their products are licensed and endorsed by Health Canada.

When asked about his company’s decision to expand their message, Dr. Dahl commented, “It’s a decision that not only allows us the ability to keep our core values in place, but is one that allows us the opportunity to expand our outreach to those not yet aware of the healing potential of our fully licensed and government endorsed Life Choice products, without the negative side effects".

He continued, “This decision allows us to demonstrate to a new market, that Life Choice products are: nature based; safe; effective; professional and therapeutic. It allows us the opportunity to show that Life Choice medicines are a natural alternative to allopathic medicines.


About

Life Choice is a leader in the manufacturing and supply of natural supplements. Life Choice only manufacturers and offers the highest quality products to markets in Canada, The United States and The European Union.


Ask your medical practitioner, naturopath physician, or health food store manager for products carrying the Life Choice label. Or better yet, please visit our website and check out our products for yourself

 
The Life Choice Brand Of Natural Supplements

"Professional, Therapeutic Medicine".

 

 

Friday, April 5, 2013