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FLCCC Alliance Protocol for COVID-19

The Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care (FLCCC) Alliance was initially formed as a working group during the early COVID-19 pandemic days in response to multiple early reports of COVID patients with an inexplicably high need for prolonged mechanical ventilation and an excessive death rate. Based on rapidly emerging clinical trials evidence, the FLCCC team has developed the   I-MASK+ protocol   for prophylaxis and at home treatment of early stage COVID-19. Quercetin, zinc and a number of nutrients and drugs are part of this protocol, not only for critical care but also for prophylaxis and mild disease being treated at home. This article, we will dive deeper to provide the scientific background, related references and rationale of the FLCCC protocol. Quercetin and COVID-19 Quercetin is a natural antihistamine and anti-inflammatory plant pigment that boosts your immune system and may work to control viral replication, according to some research. It allows zinc to exert its proven antiviral p

6 Best Supplements for Knee Pain: Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM, Fish Oil and More 2021

Chronic knee pain is one of the most common joint pain and affects people worldwide. In most cases, this is caused by the most common type of arthritis, knee osteoarthritis (OA). Treatments being used range from health supplements, hyaluronic acid, platelet rich plasma (PRP), stem cell therapy, to surgical methods such as minimal invasive method to joint replacement surgery (total knee replacement, total hip replacement). However, when it comes to knee pain supplements, the recommendations are mixed.  On one side are experts and even guidelines telling you that supplements don't work, there's very little research and you should avoid them and just rely on wholesome foods. On the other, are experts telling you to take all kinds of supplements that will help with you joint problem.  Do they actually work? Are they safe? Some supplements do have evidence more than others and some don't. This guide is based on various references to scientific literature and hopefully, can help

Zinc Gluconate Vs Zinc Picolinate - Types of Zinc Supplementation and Absorption

Zinc picolinate and zinc gluconate are forms of dietary supplements that we use to prevent zinc deficiency. Zinc is an essential mineral that our body can easily absorb. Therefore, if we do not get enough amount of zinc, we may have to take these dietary supplements as directed by the doctor. When choosing a zinc supplement, it’s important to consider the type of zinc, dosage, and supplement form. There are several types of zinc supplements. Some, such as zinc picolinate, may be better absorbed, while zinc acetate may be more effective at shortening the duration of the common cold ( Source ,  Source ). Supplements contain several forms of zinc, including zinc gluconate, zinc citrate and zinc picolinate. The percentage of elemental zinc varies by form.  Chelated zinc is a general form of supplementary zinc in which the zinc is chelated — or bound — to a compound to make it easier for the body to absorb. Zinc picolinate or zinc gluconate are formed when zinc is chelated to picolinic ac

Stem Cell Treatment for Knee Pain in Malaysia 2021

Globally, stem cell therapy is being touted as a miracle cure for everything from wrinkles to spinal repair. However, there is also a lot of misinformation out there. Even among medical groups, the recommendations are conflicting, lacking in depth and out-dated.  Most of our enquiries come from consumers who are interested in stem cell treatment for knee pain as a non-surgical option as opposed to knee replacement surgery.  Some doctors and media channels argue that there is very little evidence to support the use of stem cells to treat orthopaedic conditions. As with most cutting edge treatment, research and experiment is part of a continuous improvement process. As of June 2021, there are  more than 300 scientific publications  related to the use of stem cells in treating knee orthopaedic conditions alone. Just for 2020 alone, there are 96 publications published on "stem cell and knee osteoarthritis" on the  National Library of Medicine (PubMed) . We have not even included

5 Best Hair Loss Products Malaysia 2021: Prices and Reviews

If you are looking for the best hair loss product in Malaysia, you've come to the right place. “Hair loss product Malaysia” is one of the most Googled aesthetic clinic related terms locally. Many at times, most patients visit a doctor only after they have tried many ineffective hair loss products. With so much misinformation out there, we are compelled to clear up the misinformation and compose this hair loss product guide for the public. Firstly, there are many causes for hair loss in both men and women. The first step in solving your hair loss problem is to find out the 'cause' of your hair loss. The cause of your hair loss will need to be determined before you consider the hair loss treatment solution that is right and effective for you. A hair loss treatment solution is not a one size fits all solution. Most hair loss centres in Malaysia have over-simplified solutions and do not dig deep enough to your problem. You may have a medical problem or you could be taking a med


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