Health Conditions

The following cross-reference list is intended as an educational guide (under the IAS Terms and Conditions) to the types of conditions that these products can be used (or are used) to treat and prevent various aging disorders and diseases.

It does NOT mean that all these products are synergistic together, it simply indicates the individual products that have shown clinical improvement.

 

Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age related macular degeneration (AMD) leads to the loss of your central vision, affecting your ability to read, write and drive. AMD generally affects people over the age of 50 and occurs in around a third...

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AIDS

AIDS is the final stage of HIV when your body can no longer cope with the virus and you suffer life-threatening infections. To understand how you are at risk of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)...

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Alcoholism

Alcoholism  is a broad term which encompasses a number of behaviours all centred around a strong compulsion to drink alcohol. Whether you are unable to resist alcohol every day, or have a tendency to...

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Allergies

Allergies occur when a normally harmless substance triggers a hypersensitive response from the Immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies in your blood. Common allergies cause a range of reactions such as sneezing,...

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Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the death of brain cells caused by protein getting tangled within the structure of the brain and is a progressive illness. Statistics worldwide show that the number of people with...

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Angina

Angina is a heart condition caused when blood supply to heart muscles is restricted due to hardened and narrow arteries. Angina symptoms will usually be a tight chest pain which sometimes spreads to the arms, neck,...

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Antiaging

Antiaging is the wide-ranging science of helping slow down the negative aspects of growing old by using nutritional, medical and physical fitness techniques. Also known as life extension, antiaging offers a...

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Arterial Stiffness

Arterial stiffness is when the blood flow through arteries is hampered by stiff walls, meaning that the blood flow is slower. This occurs when arteries become clogged, and it can happen due to bad diet, and a lack...

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Arthritis

Arthritis is the painful inflammation and stiffness of joints and includes over 100 diseases. The two most common forms of arthritis are rheumatoid and osteoarthritis. It is usually associated with older people but...

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Asthma

Asthma is a common long-term condition which causes coughing, wheezing and breathlessness. The condition is due to inflammation of your bronchi — small tubes within the lungs. When something like air...

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can involve inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness — symptoms often spotted at an early age. Typical signs of ADHD are: A short...

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Autism

Autism is a layman’s term for a range of conditions. Both autism and the equally well-known asperger syndrome are classified as an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD are grouped into three...

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Bell's Palsy

Bell’s Palsy is a condition which causes temporary muscle weakness or paralysis on one side of the face. This rare condition often affects pregnant women and people suffering from diabetes or HIV — but...

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Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is the force of the blood in your arteries. Everyone needs a certain pressure to keep the blood moving but high blood pressure develops if the walls of the bigger arteries become less elastic and...

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Body Toxins

Many toxic substances can be tackled by natural defences, but sometimes exposure to harmful toxins can cause serious life-threatening conditions. Various chemicals in the body may cause body toxins from...

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Bones and Joints

Aches and pains in knees, the back or elbows, could be a sign of a bone or joint-related problem. There are a number of common bone problems many people suffer during their lives including arthritis,...

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Cancer

In 2007 cancer caused about 13% of all human deaths worldwide. Cancer occurs when cells in a particular part of the body grow and reproduce at an unprecedented level. These cancerous cells invade and destroy any...

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Cataracts

Ever seen a milky cloudy film covering a person’s eye? That’s the tell-tale sign of a cataract. You generally see this in older people as it’s simply one of the signs of aging. What it’s...

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Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fatty substance which plays an essential role in how every cell in the body works. However, too much cholesterol in the blood can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. There are two...

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a condition that causes persistent physical and mental exhaustion, impacting on a person’s ability to continue normal daily life. The exhaustion does not improve with sleep...

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Crohn's Disease

Crohn’s Disease is a long-term illness that causes inflammation in the gut. It can affect any part of the digestive system but normally strikes the small intestine and colon. It can cause much discomfort and...

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Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in one of the deep veins in the body. Blood clots that develop in a vein are also known as venous thrombosis. DVT usually occurs in a deep leg vein, a larger vein that...

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Dementia

Dementia is a term that is applied to many symptoms, mainly associated with memory decline or other issues with thinking skills that have impaired a person’s ability to get by in life. Alzheimer’s...

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Depression

Depression is a feeling of extreme despondency along with feelings of inadequacy and a general hopelessness. There is often a lack of energy and difficulty in concentrating or interest in life. Suffering...

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Detox and Chelation

Detoxification is the medical or physiological cleansing of the body. This includes the removal of all toxic substances from the human body, either by decontamination from ingesting poison, or the use of antidotes,...

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DHT and Hair Loss

Baldness occurs for a variety of reasons but there are solutions to a problem which, in many cases, is caused by a hormone called Dihydrotestosterone (DHT). The commonest form of hair loss is male pattern...

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a group of diseases during which high blood sugar develops, either because of the body not producing any or enough insulin or because the cells aren’t responding to the insulin that is being...

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Digestion

A healthy digestive system is fundamental to your well-being and there are some obvious signs when it isn’t functioning properly. Problems with digestion can be a temporary reaction to certain foods...

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DNA Support / Genetics

Understanding how the make-up of your genes affects your health is now a major scientific research area which is proving of great benefit to doctors and their patients. Your genes are found inside 23 pairs...

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Down's Syndrome

Down’s Syndrome is one of the most common genetic disorders with a wide range of symptoms and related health issues. While it is a life long condition, advances in research and knowledge mean that people with...

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Dry Eyes

Dry eye syndrome, or dry eye disease, occurs when the eyes do not produce enough tears or these evaporate too quickly as the oil glands are blocked. It can result in inflamed eyes and swollen eyes. It is a common...

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Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a disorder that affects the brain. Causing seizures or fits, the sufferer will experience these bouts intermittently throughout their lives. The severity of the fits and seizures vary depending...

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Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) - also known as impotence - is the inability to get and maintain an erection that is satisfactory for sexual intercourse. It is a common sexual dysfunction and affects around 50% of men...

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Fibromyalgia

Although generating a range of symptoms, Fibromyalgia is mainly defined as a chronic condition that causes pain throughout the entire body. Known as fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia syndrome, and by its initials...

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Gastrointestinal disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders refer to a wide range of digestive tract conditions. As the gastrointestinal tract comprises of a series of internal structures - from the mouth through to the stomach, intestine...

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a condition that affects the eyes and more specifically, the optic nerves. Whilst there are a small number of variations with the type glaucoma and the sorts of symptoms that may be experienced,...

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Gout

As it’s a type of arthritis, gout can cause pain in the flexible joints throughout the body. The condition is marked by a build-up of sodium urate (also known as uric acid) in the body that congregates in the...

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Gum Disease

Gum disease is a very common condition that affects the teeth and gums. Known also as gingivitis, gum disease is something that most adults will experience at some point in their lives. Gum disease symptoms...

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Haemorrhoids

It doesn’t matter what you call them – haemorrhoids or piles –nobody wants to talk about them. Let’s be honest, this is one of life’s more embarrassing little problems, but it may...

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Hair loss

Hair loss can be caused by oversensitive follicles in the head, commonly linked to the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which is made from the male hormone, testosterone. An excess of DHT means that hair becomes...

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Hashimoto thyroiditis

This is the most commonly suffered thyroid complication in the US, and is named after the doctor who first discovered it, Dr Hakaru Hashimoto, and was the first disease to be recognized as autoimmune. An...

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Hearing problems

Hearing disorders are conditions that make it difficult to hear properly or that cause complete hearing loss. Different ear problems can be triggered by a variety of factors - anything from trauma, to...

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Herpes

Being told that you have genital herpes may sound like the end of the world – but it isn’t. Genital herpes is surprisingly common and millions of people live perfectly normal lives with it every...

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Hormone Imbalance

Hormone imbalances are when there is too much or too little of any particular hormone within the human body. Hormones are responsible for carrying messages to the organs and tissues, and affect many of the...

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Hypertension

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, are two terms that describe the same condition. Hypertension risks putting an extra strain on your heart and blood vessels, increasing the risk of heart attack or stroke. Also,...

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, commonly known as underactive thyroid, is a condition caused by the thyroid gland not producing enough of the thyroxine hormone. Thyroxine is important to the body as it controls metabolism...

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Immune system

Essential to the functioning of the body, our immune system works to defend us from invading pathogens, parasites, viruses and indeed, any bacteria that can cause us harm. A constantly evolving defence...

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Infections

Caused by microscopic organisms, infections are very common indeed. They range in severity depending on which type of bacteria, virus or fungi we’ve taken into our body. There are literally billions...

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Inflammation

The immune system’s first response to any sort of body-damaging trigger is inflammation. When our body detects an attack on cells and tissue, a complex chain of events takes place to protect us from invading...

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Jet Lag

Jet lag is the lethargic and disorientated feeling that may be experienced after a long-haul flight. A matter of our body’s natural sleeping and waking patterns being disrupted, jet lag occurs when we...

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Kidney Disorders

Kidney disorders affect the function of the kidneys – the organs that filter the blood of impurities and turn waste products into urine. Located either side of the body - just beneath the ribcage -...

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Liver Disorders

The term liver disease covers a multitude of problems. This is because the liver is one of our most vital organs, and has been described as a factory producing bile for digestion, blood clotting factors and amino...

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Lou Gehrig's Disease/Motor Neurone Disease

Lou Gehrig's disease, named after the baseball star who famously contracted the illness in 1938, is known universally as motor neurone disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. It impairs communication between the...

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Low/High Testosterone/Fertility/Estrogen

Hormones are the key signalers in the body that tell every part of our system how and when to react to external and internal stimuli. They’re involved in sleep, growth, repair, response, initiating changes in...

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Lungs and breathing

Essential to every process in our body, our lungs fuel us with life-giving oxygen. Each of our cells, organs and tissues relies on our lungs to get oxygen to them via the bloodstream. Just as getting oxygen...

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Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune condition that usually affects the skin, joints and, in rare cases, the organs. Like any autoimmune disease, when lupus develops, the body’s natural defences – antibodies...

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Malaria

Make no mistake, malaria is one of the world’s biggest killers. But it can be cured if treated early. Malaria occurs almost exclusively in tropical regions and it only takes a single mosquito bite for someone...

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Memory Loss

We can all struggle with having a poor memory from time to time - it’s only natural. The question is when does normal memory loss become amnesia? It’s hard for medical science to pin down the tipping...

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Menopause

Many women approach the menopause with a feeling of dread. They know it’s coming and there’s no escaping it, but that doesn’t mean you have to look at the menopause as an oncoming express train...

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Migraines

Headaches are an unpleasant fact of life, but for some people the pain just gets worse and develops into a migraine. Aside from the sheer pain, it's perhaps the unpredictable nature of migraine attacks that...

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple Sclerosis is an auto-immune condition (when the immune system malfunctions and attacks its own cells) that targets the central nervous system and affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord. MS symptoms...

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Nail conditions

It’s important to look at our nails regularly as they’re a useful indicator of our general health. If we notice any lasting abnormalities in colour, shape, texture or consistency – indeed any...

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Narcolepsy

Have you ever been talking to someone during the day and suddenly in mid conversation they’ve dropped off to sleep for a short nap? Then, a few seconds or minutes later, they’ve woken up. Well,...

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, commonly abbreviated to OCD, is an anxiety disorder considered by the World Health Organisation to be one of the most debilitating mental health conditions in the world. Those...

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Osteoporosis

Sometimes referred to as fragile bone disease, osteoporosis literally translates as 'porous bones'. Put simply, it is the condition of having brittle or weak bones. This can naturally lead to significant bone...

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Parkinsons Disease

It is estimated that 1 in 500 people suffer from Parkinson’s, and most are over the age of 50; however 1 in 20 is younger. Parkinson’s develops when dopamine levels are low due to nerve cells in the...

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Pre Menstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome is commonly abbreviated to PMS, and is also known as premenstrual tension, or PMT. These terms however are often misused, and appropriated to cover a broad range of unrelated symptoms. Whereas...

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Radiation

Radiation is all around us, but usually in such small doses that it causes no harm. Naturally occurring radiation is present in low levels in soil and rocks - and in certain foods. When assessing the health...

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Senility

Senility and dementia refer to a group of symptoms caused by brain disorders generally found in the elderly. The most common cause is Alzheimer’s disease followed by vascular dementia which is caused by...

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Sex & Libido

Libido refers to the level of sexual desire that someone may experience. This level will vary enormously from one person to the next which is generally nothing to be concerned about. The concern should arise when...

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Skin cancer

One in every 3 cancers diagnosed is a skin cancer, with between 2 and 3 million non melanoma skin cancers every year, and 132,000 melanoma skin cancers. Those at higher risk of skin cancer are those with pale or...

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Skin Conditions

Skin conditions cover a wide range of different infections and disorders that can affect any one of our three skin layers. The most common are dermatitis - inflammation of the skin such as the spots caused by acne...

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Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders are medical problems with sleep patterns. Some are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, emotional and mental functioning. Sleep disorders can be caused by a variety of problems such as...

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Smoking Cessation

There are almost as many ways of stopping smoking as there are good reasons to quit. So if you want to quit smoking, the trick is to find the way that’s best for you. The good news is that they all...

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Stress

Stress is a reaction to any demand on your body where chemicals are released. The released chemicals can give out more energy and strength, which is a positive thing when the stress is being caused by some sort of...

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Strokes

A stroke happens when the blood supply is cut off to the brain and the cells involved are damaged or die. There can often be little or no warning, with life changing effects. The part of the body or mind...

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Syndrome X

Syndrome X, also known as metabolic syndrome, is a collection of conditions that when combined can increase the risk of dangerous conditions such as heart disease or

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Teeth and Gum Disorders

Gum disease, also known as gingivitis, is by far the most common oral disorder, affecting around 50% of the adult population to some degree. Other dental problems include tooth decay, dental abscess, and...

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Vitamin Deficiency

Having too little vitamins than the body needs to function properly is known as a vitamin deficiency. There are guideline amounts for a broad variety of essential vitamins, minerals and trace elements known...

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Weight Gain

Weight gain becomes a problem when your Body Mass Index (weight in kilograms divided by height in metres squared) reaches 30 or above. With a BMI over 40, you are considered mortally obese and will almost certainly...

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Weight Loss

Everyone has a healthy weight, and sometimes due to situations that are often out of our control this weight can drop off without any real explanation. This can be due to emotional or stressful situations, it can...

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