maanantai 19. joulukuuta 2011

VITACOST




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lauantai 24. syyskuuta 2011

DETOX



Life is a constant balancing act between good and bad, from the things we eat to the company we keep. While perfection is impossible, we can strive for optimal health by supporting the body’s natural processes. A body detox is designed to promote the body’s most basic self-cleansing functions.
One way to gently kick-start your body’s natural detoxification process is with an annual or periodic cleansing regimen. Think of it as an internal ‘spring cleaning’ to flush accumulated impurities from your body. Just like you might pressure wash your house every Spring, cleansing once a year can promote the health of your colon and liver, organs that play a significant role in

The liver is your body’s main blood filtration organ, and it works hard to make sure that toxins introduced to your body are properly taken care of. At the same time, it is possible to overwhelm the liver, compromising its ability to do its job.

Suffering from the symptoms of Vitiligo can be made better by using herbal colon and liver cleansing. You can help improve Vitiligo simply by using herbal liver and colon cleansing, as it could rejuvenate your complete digestive system.
When old waste collects and is stuck to your small and large (colon) intestines, it can be distressing. If you have unusual bowel movements (regular is 2 or 3 times/day) then the build up of waste and toxins could be harmful to your general health, and might cause gas and cramps. If you have Vitiligo it may well be irritated by this.
A person’s colon may not be working effectively or be at its best, and the reason can be either because of high stress, lack of excercise, exposure to pollution in the environment and food, using too much medication or even a poor diet. A few of these things may cause your colon to not be able to get rid of the toxins that are created, which could be harmful to your body.
Toxins may come in many shapes and forms, from what we eat and drink, to the surroundings we live in and also things like drug use and alcohol. Use of herbal coloon cleansing may protect you from both free radicals and toxins. Toxins are generally cleaned up by the colon, but an overloaded colon might not work properly, and so the Vitiligo may be made more painful as some toxins may still linger in the bloodstream.
Herbal colon and liver cleansing is designed to help increase your well being, and alleviate the signs and symptoms of several conditions and illnesses including Vitiligo by just using all-natural ingredients. Herbal colon and liver cleansing is a healthy and balanced method to detox your entire body, aiding its natural inner detoxing and cleansing by getting rid of almost all the toxic compounds, transforming them, or even neutralizing them from the body. It may even help to clear excessive congestion and mucous. Being healthy on the interior will show on the outside, and would definitely assist with Vitiligo

torstai 15. syyskuuta 2011

Internal Sunscreens


There is a problem people with vitiligo using sunscreens. I think it is not wise thing to use Normal lotion sunscreens and blockade the benefits of Sun. If you haft to be long time periods in the sun or you get burn easily in the Sun then you maybe haft to use some kind of lotion. I don`t use sunscreens lotions at all although im using products what increases my sensitivity to sunlight like Psoralea and Khella but i dont`t burn in the sun why?(few times i have burned when i have used too strong psoralea) I USE INTERNAL SUNSCREEN I THINK THAT IS VERY IMPORTANT THING US TO KNOW

Sunburn is caused when the body cannot make enough melanin, a skin pigment , to protect the skin from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) light. Melanin is an amazingly powerful antioxidant that absorbs the ultraviolet light. The inability to make enough melanin in the skin to protect it from sunburn is down to lack of nutrients. Many nutrients are probably involved but it is known that the amino acid L-tyrosine with copper and Vitamins E & D improve the body's ability to produce melanin.

Small amounts of UV light are beneficial as it enables the body to make Vitamin D . If you use sunscreen and avoid the sun then you may be deficient in Vitamin D which is essential to prevent certain cancers. Many health conscious individuals want to avoid the chemicals in the majority of sunscreen preparations that cause additional free radical damage, disrupt hormones , and are toxic to the human body.

Because of its extraordinary antioxidant power Astaxanthin acts as a fantastic internal sunscreen to prevent your skin from burning even when exposure is excessive although that is not recommended. It can also protect your eyes from the damaging rays of the sun. It does however, take time to build up the antioxidant protection in your skin. It may take 2 - 4 weeks to build up adequate sun protection.

Antioxidants from your diet provide additional protection

Antioxidants and other substances in fresh fruit and vegetables can help protect you from sunburn too. Lutein in green leafy vegetables and lycopene from tomatoes were found to be protective in studies. Betacarotene found in orange and red vegetables and fruit can help repair skin damaged skin and prevent DNA damage that leads to skin cancers.

Onions and garlic provide selenium, an important mineral involved in the bodies own antioxidant system. Green tea contains substances that have anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects that prevent skin aging and skin cancers.

Other research suggests that supplementing with omega-3 fatty acids reduces skin inflammation caused by UV rays and helps protect the skin cells.

So if you usually suffer from sunburn and want to avoid damaging sunscreens a combination of the right foods in your diet and the power of Astaxanthin can provide you with excellent natural antioxidant protection from sunburn.

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torstai 8. syyskuuta 2011

Natural immune modulators may provide a key to beating immune disorders


The immune system is normally our natural first line of defense against illness and bad health. However, sometimes immune systems function abnormally due to deficiencies and disorders where the body either loses its natural immunity or else the immune system turns against the body it is supposed to protect. In either case, natural immune modulators may provide the key to maintaining a strong and properly functioning immune system.

Immunodeficiency (or immune deficiency) is a state in which the immune system's ability to fight infectious disease is compromised or entirely absent. There are more than 80 different immune-deficiency syndromes, including the most common and well-known immune deficiency, AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).

Mainstream medicine has little understanding and no cure for immunodeficiency and often attempts to manage it through long-term antibiotics. Antibiotics often have dangerous side effects. In addition, long term use of antibiotics destroys the body's beneficial intestinal bacteria which leads to bacterial overgrowth, lowered digestion and absorption of nutrients and ultimately even lower natural immune function.

Autoimmune disorder is a condition that occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue due to an inability to distinguish between healthy body tissue and antigens (such as microbial pathogens). The result is an immune response that destroys normal body tissues.

As is the case with immunodeficiencies, mainstream medicine has little understanding and no cures for autoimmune disorders. In most instances, mainstream medicine employs unnatural immunosuppressive drugs to reduce the immune system response. Besides a number of dangerous side effects such drugs often cause, they also reduce the body's natural immune response to actual illness.

Nature may provide a key for controlling and beating immune disorders in the form of natural immune modulators. Immune modulators can either up-regulate or down-regulate natural immune response as needed, enabling people with immune disorders to have more normalized immune function without the side effects of unnatural medications.

Five powerful natural immune modulators are:

Magnesium

Magnesium is a powerful and essential immune modulator. Known as the "master mineral", magnesium is involved in no fewer than 300 body processes. A deficiency in magnesium has been strongly linked to immune disorders and it has been variously estimated that anywhere from 70 to 95 percent of us are deficient in magnesium.

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3, known as the "sunshine vitamin", is essential to life itself. Several studies in recent years have indicated that vitamin D3 is a powerful immune modulator which could be useful against autoimmune disorders. Furthermore, like magnesium, deficiency in D3 has been linked to autoimmune disorders. The best source of D3 is sunshine. When that is not feasible, supplemental D3 can help.


Blackseed oil

Blackseed oil (Nigella sativa) is another powerful immunomodulator and it has been used for centuries for a wide variety of illnesses. The prophet Muhammad was reported to have said that blackseed is a "cure for everything but death".

Oleander extract

Oleander is noted as a supreme immune stimulator and for its success against cancer, HIV and other conditions. However, it appears that oleander is also a powerful immune-modulator, with many reports of it helping people with immune disorders. Note: only properly prepared non-toxic supplemental oleander extract should be used since the raw plant is quite toxic.



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Topical Vitamin D


Vitamin D benefits the life and health of a person in far more ways than is commonly known. The “sunshine” vitamin, as it is sometimes called, is commonly known for its effect on strengthening the bones and joints in the human body by aiding the absorption of calcium. It also helps the body build up immunity. I have write before in this blog the importance of Vitamin D3 orally , but we who have vitiligo there is another way to use Vitamin D3


Topical Vitamin D

When used topically in combination with sun exposure, a pharmaceutical form of vitamin d, called calcipotriol, may be effective in stimulating repigmentation in children with vitiligo. In a preliminary study, children applied a cream containing calcipotriol daily and exposed themselves to sunlight for 10–15 minutes the following morning.19 After 11 months, marked to complete repigmentation occurred in 55% of the children, moderate repigmentation occurred in 22%, and little or no improvement was seen in 22%. None of the children developed new areas of vitiligo. The first evidence of repigmentation occurred within 6 to 12 weeks in the majority of the children. All participants tolerated the cream well, with approximately 17% complaining of mild, transient skin irritation. The study shows that can get help from topical vitamin d so then i think there can be so use to adults also. I use different form what is in the study and that is the natural form called Cholecalciferol it is almost every time that the natural forms are many times better. I put the lotion few times per week to vitiligous areas.


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keskiviikko 7. syyskuuta 2011

Vitamin d3


When we are talking about treatment fot vitiligo we have to take two things on our mind. First is that we have to try to get areas of vitiligo repigmented and second is that the vitiligo is autoimmune disorder and we have take good care of our immune system.

Your body needs a wide range of nutrients so that each cell performs the way it’s supposed to and all your body functions run smoothly. One important source that’s been getting a lot of buzz? Vitamin D — this essential vitamin helps build strong bones and much more.

Now researchers are discovering that vitamin D may be a powerful tool in understanding, and perhaps even preventing, certain health problems, including a group of conditions that currently has no cure — autoimmune diseases.

Autoimmune diseases occur when your immune system turns against your own body instead of fighting harmful invaders like bacteria and viruses. Autoimmune diseases affect different areas of the body. For instance, Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease that affects the skin, while Graves' disease is an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid gland.

Little is known about how and why autoimmune diseases occur, what can be done to prevent them, and how to reduce your autoimmune disease risk. But that could be about to change.


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One recent study discovered that people who are deficient in vitamin D, which comes from both food sources and sunlight, have an increased autoimmune disease risk. The study also found that vitamin D can affect how your genes function by binding to them in particular spots. These binding locations may help researchers better understand genes that trigger diseases related to vitamin D.

We know that vitamin D plays a role in protecting the immune system. And researchers found that not getting enough vitamin D increases your risk for rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and type 1 diabetes, among other autoimmune diseases. Unfortunately, researchers can't yet pinpoint exactly how and why this is the case, or how getting enough vitamin D may help to ward off the onset of autoimmune disease symptoms.

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keskiviikko 31. elokuuta 2011

Psoralea Corylifolia, Black seed and Coconut oil


Antivitiligoil oil is popular product in natural treatment of vitiligo. I haven`t used it because it so expensive product, but i use the ingredients of it. Antivitiligo oil contains Coconut oil, Psoralea Corylifolia, Black Cumin or Seed and Barberry Root. Coconut oil is one of the best things for the skin and i use it a lot. Second ingredient Psoralea is a very important thing in treatment of vitiligo

Treatment of vitiligo with UV-B radiation vs topical psoralen plus UV-A.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To compare the efficacy and safety of 2 treatment modalities, topical psoralen plus UV-A (PUVA) with unsubstituted psoralen and 311-nm UV-B radiation, in patients with vitiligo.

DESIGN:

This intervention study was designed as a before-and-after trial with 2 arms, in which patients were consecutively included.

PATIENTS:

Male (n = 99) and female (n = 182) patients, who predominantly had skin type III, with extensive, generalized vitiligo of more than 3 months' duration.

INTERVENTIONS:

Two patient groups were investigated. The first group of patients was treated for 4 months with either topical PUVA (n = 28) or 311-nm UV-B radiation (n = 78). The second group of patients, treated twice weekly with 311-nm UV-B radiation, was followed up for 3 (n = 60), 6 (n = 27), 9 (n = 37), or 12 months (n = 51).

RESULTS:

Thirteen (46%) patients in the first group treated with topical PUVA showed repigmentation after 4 months. Fifty-two patients (67%) in the 311-nm UV-B treatment group showed repigmentation after 4 months. After 3 months, 5 patients (8%) in the second group showed more than 75% repigmentation of lesional skin compared with 32 patients (63%) after 12 months. As in other treatment modalities, the face showed good repigmentation, whereas hands and feet responded poorly. No adverse effects were encountered with treatment with narrowband UV-B radiation, contrary to those seen with topical PUVA treatment. The cumulative UV-B dose was very small compared with that of the topical PUVA treatment.

CONCLUSIONS:

According to our results, the treatment of patients with vitiligo with 311-nm UV-B radiation is as efficient as with topical PUVA and has fewer adverse effects.
PMID:
9420536
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Psorolea Corylifolia

Psorolea and sunlight that is a very good combination. I apply psorolea oil to my vitiligous places and go to take a Sun 5- 30 min it`s a good start from shorter periods and watch how long you skin tolerate the sun. I havent`t seen results before i started use Psorolea with vitamins and supplements

Black Cumin
Black cumin refers to seeds derived from a plant called Nigella Sativa. These are effective to stimulate melanocytes that initiate re-pigmentation of the skin cells. Black cumin seeds, derived from plan Nigella sativa, boost your immune system and stimulate melanocytes to produce melanin i.e. a brown or black produced naturally in body which is responsible for normal coloration of skin.
I use it like normal body lotion but only in places where is vitiligo spread.

Barberry Root
I don`t use Barberry Root because i don`t it necessary. There is hard to find products what contains it I believe it has put to Antivitiligooil because then you have to buy it and no other products but you don`t need it

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tiistai 30. elokuuta 2011

Controversial Vitamin C


You probably have heard two very different opinion consired using C vitamin in treating vitiligo. Some say don`t use it or even bevare the food what contains it and some studies says it is helping with treating vitiligo.

What is the truth
My conclusion is this. It`s a little battle against western medicinal vs eastern(traditional) medicinal. I have a huge respect to traditional medicinal and i have learned that there is incredible wisdom what it helds. In this case of Vitamin C i have to say i think the eastern medicinal is wrong.
Eastern Medicinal understand that C Vitamin holds whitening effect and then they believe it`s not good for people who suffer vitiligo. We don`t have to bevare the whitening effect of Vitamin C because many you know that the problem isn`t in the production of melanin , but in the destruction of melanozytes. So i believe that many studies are right Vitamin C is good thing for treatment of vitiligo. Vitamin C is very good for the skin Vitamin C is extremely effective as an antioxidant, your natural defense against free radicals, which are unstable molecules that age the skin, resulting from environmental pollutants, smoking, or excess sun exposure. Vitamin C neutralizes volatile reactions caused by free radicals that damage skin

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Folic Acid


I Think B12 vitamin and Folic Acid are corner stones in treating vitiligo. In studies there has been proven that Patients with vitiligo show diminished blood levels of folic acid.

There is evidence that vitamin consumption can lead to some stabilization and in some cases repigmentation. Vitiligo patients showed significant improvement in the following clinical studies.
A clinical study describes the use of vitamin supplements in the treatment of vitiligo. Supplementation with large amounts of folic acid (1-10 mg. per day), vitamin C (1 gram per day) and vitamin B12 injections (1,000 mcg. every other week), produced marked repigmentation in eight of the fifteen people studied. These improvements became apparent after three months, but complete repigmentation required one to two years of continuous supplementation.
In another study of people with vitiligo, supplementation with folic acid (10 mg. per day) and vitamin B12 (2,000 mcg. per day), combined with sun exposure, resulted in some repigmentation after three to six months in about half of the participants. This combined regimen was more effective than either vitamin supplementation or sun exposure alone

Vitiligo patiens need massive dosages of many kind of vitamins and supplements and also used long time periods. That`s why is it important to find best high quality sources to get Folic Acid. There is a Few what recommend one is Bee Pollen yeah Bee Pollen is one of the richest natural sources to Folic Acid and it`s cheap and it can be used long times. There can be in one gram of Bee Pollen Folic acid 3.64-6.8milligrams and that is a huge amount.

I recommend to get Bee Pollen near to you. Many who has studied Bee Pollen says it best to you when it is from your own continent. But if you don`t get Bee Pollen near from you there is a good product from IHERB when you are using Bee Pollen from United States choose organic Bee Farm because there is so much of GM plants and that is not a good thing to you.

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Next writing Controversial Vitamin C


sunnuntai 28. elokuuta 2011

Vitamin B12


There are few studies where there has been good results using B12 vitamin in treatment of vitiligo. In studies there is also used Folic acid , but i want to address just b12 in this writing.
Most well know study perhaps is from l. Juhlin

Improvement of vitiligo after oral treatment with vitamin B12 and folic acid and the importance of sun exposure.

Source

Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.

Abstract

The aim of this 2-year study was to test the hypothesis that folic acid, vitamin B12 and sun exposure could be helpful in treating vitiligo. One hundred patients with vitiligo were treated with oral folic acid and vitamin B12 after being informed that sun exposure might enhance repigmentation. They were requested to keep a record of sun exposure in summer and UVB irradiation in winter. The minimal treatment time suggested was 3-6 months but should be longer if improvement was achieved. Clear repigmentation occurred in 52 patients, including 37 who exposed their skin to summer sun and 6 who used UVB lamps in winter. Repigmentation was most evident on sun-exposed areas, where 38% of the patients had previously noted repigmentation during summer months. Total repigmentation was seen in 6 patients. The spread of vitiligo stopped in 64% of the patients after treatment. Folic acid and vitamin B12 supplementation combined with sun exposure can induce repigmentation better than either the vitamins or sun exposure alone. Treatment should continue as long as the white areas continue to repigment. Further studies are needed to determine ideal minimal dosages of vitamins and UV exposure, as well as treatment time.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9394983
In early of this summer i started using many supplements, B12 and Folic acid after of couple months i started to see results , but only in places where have been best exposure to sun. I have taked before B12 but there has been no results because there has to be combination of other supplements, Herbs and sun Exposure is very important.
Quality of Vitamin B12
Usually i take all vitamins in natural form, but is hard to take the massive amounts of natural Vitamin B12.

What is Vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12 is a term given to a class of water soluble chemicals that share structural similarity and physiologic activity in the body. These chemicals share a common complicated core of nitrogen and cobalt (called cobalamin) but differ in the attachment of other constituent molecules to the cobalt part. While many others exist in nature, there are four types that humans can utilize:
  • Cyanocobalamin (CN-Cbl)
  • Hydroxycobalamin (OH-Cbl)
  • Adenosylcobalamin (AdeCbl)
  • Methylcobalamin (MeCbl)
The Natural Source of Dietary B12
The natural origin of dietary B12 is ultimately bacteria. Many bacteria species produce this vitamin which is then ingested by animals. Humans then eat animal products to get their daily requirements. At one time it was thought that plants also created ample B12 but researchers have since shown this to not be the case. Plants may create B12-like molecules that look like the vitamin but lack and even hinder B12 activity in humans. This vitamin is created by bacteria in the human colon but it's not absorbed and thus is excreted in the feces. In some studies it was found that adequate vitamin B12 was obtained when fruits and vegetables were not washed and B12 producing bacteria were left on them.

Challenges with Synthetic Forms of B12

Cyanocobalamin (CN-Cbl) is cheap and easy to create and thus, the most commonly found form of B12 in supplements. Not found in nature, the challenge with CN-Cbl is that in order for it to have biological activity it must be processed in the liver in a pathway requiring several steps. These steps deal with the attached cyanide and require an important antioxidant called L-glutathione. L-glutathione (a tri-peptide made from the amino acids glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine) is often already in short supply due to its use in other important missions. This process makes the liver work harder so those with impaired liver function may not efficiently convert CN-Cbl to a usable form. Also, while the cyanide released is minute, those with impaired or stressed liver function may possibly experience compounded effects like increased nausea. Therefore, this form of B12 is contraindicated in chronic hepatitis or in pregnant women already experiencing morning sickness. Hydroxycobalamin (OH-Cbl) is another inexpensive form that does not exhibit biological activity until liver manipulation.

More Absorbable Forms of B12

Adenosylcobalamin (AdeCbl) and methylcobalamin (MeCbl) are active forms that are less stable and more expensive but easier to absorb and readily used by the body. Documented research exists supporting their efficacy in conditions like liver disease, sleep disturbances, diabetic neuropathy, and anemia.
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lauantai 27. elokuuta 2011

Quality of vitamins and supplements


I Have been reading that many people who suffer vitiligo need how important vitamins and supplements are but there is a very not much not much talk about the quality of vitamins.

96% vitamins what are sold are synthetic and they don`t work so good like the natural ones. If we take like closer look to E vitamin we see a little bit of what i am talking about:
Synthetic vitamin E is not the same as natural vitamin E and has lower biological activity. When vitamin E is made synthetically a mixture of the D and L forms is automatically produced and cannot be separated. This is called DL-alpha tocopherol and, although much less expensive than natural D-alpha tocopherol, is not biologically active. In fact, recent scientific studies have indicated that synthetic vitamin E does not stay in the body nearly as long as natural vitamin E, making it a much less effective protector.

Same kind of problems is in every vitamin and supplements there are big differencies in quality of vitamins. Another thing also is very important in quality of vitamins that i believe if you want get results you have use many kind of supplements long time periods and then they have to be very good quality natural if possible.

in the next writing i take closer look to B12 vitamin what is crucial in treatment for vitiligo.

Healing vitiligo

I started this blog because i am also suffer the sickness called vitiligo. My vitiligo showed it first symptoms when i was 13 years old. When i was 14 i started PUVA treatment but it didnt help me. It was just a hard to all the time have a like sunburn ,itching places in your skin. Today i am 30 years old and many years go that i think that there was no cure for vitiligo but now i am seeing that there is maybe a cure for vitiligo. I am seeing results and vitiligous areas are repigmenting all around in my body. That is why i am starting this blog to inform people from that things what i have learned.

I will talk about many kind of vitamins like B12, Folic Acid , D Vitamin and supplements like L-phenyalalanine and alpha lipoic acid. Different kind of lotions and herbs. Also i think that good quality of food is very important.

sorry my english it isn`t my motherlanguage but i hope that people understand my writings