Health Concerns

Life Extension Suggestions

  • Milk thistle extract: providing 240 – 480 mg of silymarin daily
  • S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe): 800 – 1200 mg daily
  • Curcumin (as highly absorbed phospholipid blend ideally containing standardized ginger extracts): 630 mg daily
  • L-Carnitine: 500 – 2000 mg daily
  • Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) (as ubiquinol): 100 – 200 mg daily
  • Vitamin C: 500 – 1000 mg daily
  • Probiotics (including Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bifidobacterium lactis, Lactobacillus paracasei, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Bifidobacterium bifidum/lactis, Bifidobacterium longum): 15 billion colony forming units (CFUs) daily
  • Prebiotics (as fructooligosaccharides and inulin): 1500 mg daily
  • Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs): containing at least 1200 mg L-Leucine, 600 mg L-Isoleucine, and 600 mg L-Valine daily
  • Polyenylphosphatidylcholine (PPC): 1800 – 2700 mg daily
  • Goldenseal extract (providing berberine): 250 mg daily
  • Green tea extract (std. to 98% polyphenols and 45% EGCG): 725 mg daily
  • Glutathione: 50 – 150 mg daily
  • N-acetyl cysteine (NAC): 600 – 1800 mg daily
  • Green coffee extract (std. to 50% chlorogenic acid): 200 – 1200 mg daily
  • Licorice extract (providing glycyrrhizic acid): 900 mg daily
  • Vitamin A (as beta-carotene): 5000 IU daily
  • Vitamin D: 5000 – 8000 IU daily; depending upon blood levels of 25-OH-vitamin D
  • Vitamin E: 400 IU daily with at least 200 mg gamma tocopherol
  • Vitamin K: 2200 mcg daily (from 1000 mcg vitamin K1 as phytonadione, 1000 mcg vitamin K2 as menaquinone-4, and 200 mcg vitamin K2 as menaquinone-7)
  • Calcium: 700 – 1200 mg daily
  • Magnesium: 500 – 1500 mg daily
  • Vitamin B1 (thiamine): 100 mg daily
  • Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin): 1 – 8 mg daily, sometimes up to 40 mg daily
  • Folate (as L-Methylfolate): 1000 mcg daily
  • Zinc: 50 mg daily
  • Selenium: 200 mcg daily

In addition, the following blood tests may provide helpful information:

 

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