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Panax Ginseng for Improved Quality of Life

Panax Ginseng for Improved Quality of Life 

We all have our own personal version of what makes up a better quality of life. Your idea of what is important to you might be hugely different from someone else’s. But one thing is for certain—none of us want pain or fatigue to get in the way of our life’s journey. So, if pain or fatigue (or both) is preventing you from making the most of your day-to-day life, here’s some wonderful news to help you live your life to the fullest, safely and naturally.

Bing Han Panax Ginseng for Cognitive Brain Health

Like most people, you’ve probably heard about the amazing health benefits of Panax Ginseng.

Quit Smoking with Panax Ginseng

You may notice that many are wearing a little yellow daffodil pin on their lapels. These pins are to raise money and awareness about cancer. They are “a symbol of strength and courage in the fight against cancer.”  As you know, smoking is a major cause of cancer, particularly lung, but also mouth, larynx, esophagus, throat, stomach, kidney, bladder, liver, pancreas, cervix, colon, and rectum, as well as acute myeloid leukemia.

Anti-aging, Youth, and Vitality Using Panax Ginseng

Looking for a way to fight the signs of aging and turn back the clock? 

Yes, we all know that aging is a natural part of life. And many gladly embrace the coming years with open arms. But just because you are getting older, doesn’t mean you have to look it, or feel it.

For centuries we’ve search for the fountain of youth, some sort of elixir to vitality. Though we may not complete our quest for immortality, there are natural ways to look and feel younger, without having to go to extreme lengths.

Frequently Asked Questions about Heart Health

Did you know that a life is taken by heart disease every seven minutes in Canada? 

February is Heart and Stroke Awareness month. And for millions of Canadians, it is a great time to begin a new, heart-healthy lifestyle to help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Even if you don’t currently have any heart issues, heart health is important for everyone. That is why I’ve assembled some answers to a variety of frequently asked questions about heart disease—learning about your heart health risks and making changes could save your life.

Panax Ginseng - a Healthy Alternative for NSAIDs

Did you know that taking NSAIDs may increase your risk of a heart attack or stroke?

When pain strikes, it’s common for sufferers to reach for any number of available NSAIDs, both prescription and over-the-counter, including ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxen (Aleve), diclofenac (Voltaren), and celecoxib (Celebrex). These powerful drugs may seem like mini miracles when you are needing relief, but there are some important risks to consider.

Protecting Your Liver This St. Patricks Day


Click on our video to see Dr.Carr’s webinar on Panax Ginseng and Liver Detox.


Boost White Blood Cells with Panax Ginseng

Low white blood cell counts are a sign of a compromised immune system, and can happen for wide variety of reasons. Stress, an unhealthy diet, poor lifestyle choices, medical treatments, and even the natural aging process can all take a toll on the immune system. Sometimes cause for a low white blood cell count is unknown. A strong, balanced immune system is what you are aiming for in order to be healthy, and your white blood cells are one of your body’s first line of defense—critical for fighting off infections and illness, and helping to prevent disease. 

Top Healthy Food Trends for 2016

Just when you thought you knew what was in and what was out, along comes 2016. The New Year has arrived and we want to give you the inside scoop on what’s hot in healthy food for the year ahead. Now that the temptations and overindulgences of the holiday season are over, it’s a great time to get your health back on track with the best up-and-coming food trends, promising gratifying results for your body and mind. Without further udo, here are the latest and greatest healthy food trends that everyone will be devouring in 2016.

Decrease Cortisol and Slow Down the Aging Process with Panax Ginseng

Can stress speed up the aging process? It’s not just about wrinkles. Chronic stress can actually cause your cells—and thus you—to age faster! So if you want to look and feel younger, it’s vital that your get your cortisol levels under control. Read on to find out how chronic stress can lead to premature aging and what you can do to stop it.