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Life Extension Suggestions

  • Curcumin (as highly absorbed BCM-95®): 400 – 800 mg daily
  • B-Complex Vitamins (many of these should be included in high potency multi-vitamin supplements):
    • Thiamine (B1): 75 – 125 mg daily
    • Riboflavin (B2): 50 mg daily
    • Niacin (B3): 50 – 190 mg daily
    • Folate (preferably as L-methylfolate): 400 – 1000 mcg daily
    • Vitamin B6 (preferably as pyridoxal-5-phosphate): 75 – 105 mg daily
    • Vitamin B12: 300 – 600 mcg daily
    • Biotin: 300 – 3000 mcg daily
    • Pantothenic acid: 100 – 600 mg daily
  • Fish oil (with olive polyphenols): providing 1400 mg EPA and 1000 mg DHA daily
  • Capsaicin (topical): Per label instructions
  • Vitamin D: 5000 – 8000 IU daily; depending upon blood levels of 25-OH-vitamin D
  • Ginger; standardized extract: 150 – 300 mg daily
  • Korean angelica extract: (as Decursinol-50™)200 mg daily
  • Milk thistle; standardized extract: 750 mg daily
  • N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC): 600 – 1800 mg daily
  • Melatonin: 0.3 – 5 mg before bed (sometimes up to 10 mg)
  • Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM): 3000 – 6000 mg daily
  • Boswellia serrata (as highly absorbable AprèsFlex™): 100 mg daily
  • Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA): 300 – 600 mg daily
  • Vitamin C: 1000 – 2000 mg daily
  • Proanthocyanidins (as Pycnogenol®): 50 – 100 mg daily
  • Natural Vitamin E: 100 – 400 IU alpha-tocopherol and 200 mg gamma-tocopherol daily
  • DL-Phenylalanine: 500 mg daily
  • Saffron; standardized extract: 180 mg daily, in two divided doses with food
  • L-tryptophan: 500 – 1500 mg daily

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