Say It Three Times Fast
Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+). That’s certainly a mouthful. What would happen if you said it three times fast? Probably nothing, nor would a ghostly woman appear in your mirror, but adding NAD+ into your health regimen might make a huge difference to your health and wellness. NAD+ is, potentially, an anti-aging powerhouse.
What is NAD+?
Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide is the full scientific name for NAD+, a coenzyme in our bodies. Enzymes are proteins, and proteins are the building blocks of cellular function. Proteins are responsible for most of the cellular work done in our organs and tissues. Enzymes are messengers that help regulate autonomic, or involuntary, bodily functions like blood pressure and digestion. They also help create new cells, making enzymes and coenzymes central to a healthy, functional body and mind.
Just like so many other functions, NAD+ levels decrease as we age, increasing the likelihood of age-related physical and, perhaps, even mental diseases.
How NAD+ Therapy Helps
In recent studies, NAD+ has been proven effective in reversing some of the typical effects of aging, including the cumulative effects that inflammation and oxidative stress have on our bodies. Some of these effects may be:
- Lethargy and low energy level
- Decreasing cognitive function and memory
- Development of chronic disease
- Becoming or appearing frail
- Developing inflammatory conditions like gout
NAD+ has shown effectiveness in:
- Regulating the circadian rhythm, or our sleep/wake cycle
- Treating insulin resistance or diabetes
- Arterial plaque build-up (atherosclerosis)
- Helping with depression
- Managing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
- Lowering blood pressure
- Promoting cellular regeneration
It is possible to improve your NAD+ level through lifestyle changes. The usual recommendations – regular exercise, using sunscreen, and getting into a healthy sleep routine – are all important aspects of self-care that may help regulate NAD+ levels in your body. In addition to healthy practices, certain foods can be effective to naturally increasing NAD+ in your body. Some of them are:
- Cow’s milk
Good health practices and eating well don’t always provide the boost you need, in which case additional supplementation is recommended to ensure your best health. HEBE Aesthetics and Vitality can help!
NAD+ supplements are available in a variety of formulations. If you decide it’s right for you, we might prescribe NAD+ in one of the following formats:
- Oral or sublingual (under the tongue)
- Nasal spray
- IV Therapy
HEBE Aesthetics and Vitality
HEBE Aesthetics and Vitality is an anti-aging and medical wellness boutique serving those in the Atlanta, GA area. Our focus is on empowering men and women to take control of their health, turn back mother nature’s clock and fight the signs of aging to improve quality of life. Our goal is to optimize your health, so you look good, feel great, and perform at your best!
Call (404) 261-5199 or (470) 607-3866 for an appointment or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can help turn back the hands of time through NAD+ supplementation or numerous other wellness options. We look forward to helping you live the best life possible.
Disclaimer: The information contained here was not written by a medical doctor and is intended for informational purposes only. This is not a substitute for medical advice.