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Archive for July, 2008

Calcium Guidelines

How much calcium you need depends on your age and gender. Men have it easy. According to the National Academy of Sciences, males ages 19 through 50 need 1,000 mg per day. After 51, needs rise to 1,200 mg per day. For women, it’s trickier. Prevention is everything. Although both sexes require adequate calcium during […]

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Pycnogenol and Perimenopause Symptoms

In a double-blind study, Taiwanese peri-menopausal women, aged 45-55, were given either placebo or 100 mg of Pycnogenol twice daily for 6 months. One hundred fifty-five women received the Pycnogenol and seventy-five the placebo. The Women’s Health Questionnaire with 36-items was used to evaluate the climacteric symptoms at baseline, and at 1, 3 and 6 […]

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