Health Concerns

Life Extension Suggestions

  • Omega-3 fatty acids: 1000 mg docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and 1400 mg eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) daily
  • DHEA: 15 – 75 mg daily to start, followed by blood testing in 3 to 6 weeks to ensure adequate levels of this vital hormone
  • Arginine: 1800 mg daily
  • Glutamine: 1000 to 2500 mg daily
  • NAC: 500 to 1500 mg daily
  • Vitamin E: 400 IU daily (with 200 mg gamma tocopherol)
  • Vitamin C: 1 – 3 g daily with food
  • MSM: 1000 mg daily
  • Curcumin: 900 – 1800 mg daily
  • Ginger extract: 500 – 1000 mg daily
  • Topical analgesic cream: Apply to sore muscles as needed

For individuals taking corticosteroids, Life Extension suggests the following nutrients to support bone health:

  • Calcium: 700 – 1200 mg daily
  • Vitamin D: 5000 to 8000 IU daily; depending upon blood levels of 25-OH-vitmin D
  • Vitamin K: 2200 mcg Vitamin K as 1000 mcg K1 and 1200 mcg K2 (as MK-4 and MK-7)

In addition, the following blood testing resources may be helpful:

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