Functional Medicine Research with Dr. Nikolas Hedberg, DC

Functional Medicine Research with Dr. Nikolas Hedberg, DC

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Long COVID and Mango Fruit Powder
November 29, 2023

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can severely damage the bodys circulatory vessels, which inhibits oxygen, hormones, and nutrients from getting to vital body tissues. Patients with Long

Long COVID and Ginkgo biloba
November 09, 2023

5 case reports were reported in an excellent paper on ginkgo biloba and Long COVID symptoms. Patients with Long COVID were given 80 mg of ginkgo biloba extract (EGb 761) twice a day. Patient 1 t

Upper Respiratory Infections and PEA (palmitoylethanolamide)
October 19, 2023

The endogenous compound PEA (palmitoylethanolamide) is a natural anti-inflammatory agent which works in affiliation with the endocannabinoid system to help modulate pain. PEA was first discovered in t

Long COVID, PEA and Luteolin
September 19, 2023

Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is a naturally occurring endocannabinoid-like lipid mediator naturally found in many plants. PEA is analgesic, immunomodulatory, neuroprotective, antipyretic, antiepileptic

Long COVID, CoQ10 and Alpha Lipoic Acid
July 13, 2023

A new study entitled, Coenzyme Q10 + alpha lipoic acid for chronic COVID syndrome has been published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Medicine which found that supplementation with Coenzyme

Elemental Diet Benefits and How To Follow
June 20, 2023

The elemental diet dates back to 1932 and is one of the most utilized tools by functional medicine practitioners. It is useful for a variety of gut-related conditions and even conditions outside the g

Zinc Assessment and Clinical Applications
September 08, 2022

Zinc Functions Zinc is an essential trace element required by almost every biological process in the human body including growth and development, immune function, wound healing, protein and DNA syn

Berberine: Benefits and Clinical Applications
August 25, 2022

Berberine is an isoquinolone alkaloid that is bitter and bright golden yellow in color. It is derived mainly from the roots, stems and rhizomes of plants such as Coptis chinensis (Chinese golden threa

Vitamin B12 Assessment and Management
July 21, 2022

Background InformationForm and Function of B12 Vitamin B12 Form Cyanocobalamin has no known biochemical function. It must be converted to become active. It gets converted for use into hydroxoco

Magnesium L-Threonate: Benefits and Clinical Applications
July 07, 2022

Many factors in our modern society increase the risk of magnesium deficiency, placing a vast number of individuals at risk of suboptimal levels. An individuals magnesium level can become depleted fro