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Pycnogenol can help with heart disease, inflammation, and diabetes

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If you find yourself struggling with low energy, menopause or cardiovascular disease, an extract from the French Maritime pine tree shows promise in alleviating these conditions, plus much more. The benefits extend to ailments like diabetes, impotence, asthma, osteoarthritis and swelling in the hands and feet. Additionally, Pycnogenol increases skin elasticity and reduces both oxidative stress and collagen degradation - thereby reducing the effects of aging.

Pycnogenol addresses a wide spectrum of health issues, including the following:

Inflammation -  Inhibiting eicosanoid-generating enzymes, pine bark extract has demonstrated anti-inflammatory and platelet inhibitory effects in vivo.

One study found that 100 mg/day of Pycnogenol taken orally for three months helped decrease anti-inflammatory drug use in 58 percent of the osteoarthritis treatment group. Foot edema (swelling) decreased by 79 percent verses 1 percent in controls.


Pycnogenol also appears to reduce the symptoms of inflamma…

Mercury in Vaccines Linked to Autism

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Biochemist Brian Hooker, scientific advisor to A Shot of Truth, reveals CDC knew of risks for over a decade

For nearly ten years, Brian Hooker has been requesting documents that are kept under tight wraps by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). His more than 100 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests have resulted in copious evidence that the vaccine preservative Thimerosal, which is still used in the flu shot that is administered to pregnant women and infants, can cause autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

Dr. Hooker, a PhD scientist, worked with two members of Congress to craft the letter to the CDC that recently resulted in his obtaining long-awaited data from the CDC, the significance of which is historic. According to Hooker, the data on over 400,000 infants born between 1991 and 1997, which was analyzed by CDC epidemiologist Thomas Verstraeten, MD, “proves unequivocally that in 2000, CDC officials were informed internally of the very high risk of au…