Herbal and Performance Enhancing Supplements

by John Mamana |  Date Released : 01 Sep 2004

  • Introduction
  • General confusion - Supplemented vitamins and minerals vs. Performance enhancing supplements
  • Dietary Supplement Health Education Act
  • Dangers of self-regulation – are you getting what you’re paying for?
  • Mis-ingredients and mis-information
  • Human Growth Hormone mythology
  • Natural contributors to our longevity
  • Multivitamins and Anti-oxidants – the platform for general health supplementation
  • Dangers of fish
  • The question of flax seed? Omega 6 vs. Omega 3?
  • Challenges and importance of distilling down the oil
  • Fish oil supplements vs. contaminated fish?
  • True organic farming in the US – is it still possible?
  • What can we eat to help our body defend against toxins?
  • Vitamin D and B-complex vitamin shortage in the US
  • An apple a day still keeps the doctor away
  • What can today’s personal trainer learn from the hard lessons of anti-biotics in the health care industry?
  • Long-term dangers of short-term performance enhancement – What are the ultimate costs of the pressures to achieve?

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John Mamana

About the author: John Mamana

John Mamana, M.D., is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University and the Chairman, CEO and Founder of American Health Sciences, Inc. Dr. Mamana is a graduate of Harvard University, Boston University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospitals. After completing his residency, he served as a Full Surgeon in the US Public Health Services. He then founded and became CEO of a multi-specialty group practice, Virginia Medical Associates, which under his tenure became one of the largest group practices in the US. For 17 years, Dr. Mamana served as Chief of Staff and Chief of Internal Medicine at Fairfax Hospital, a 700-bed teaching hospital in Northern Virginia. He has been a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University since 1987.

Dr. Mamana continues to practice medicine a few hours a week in order to stay engaged in patient care and uncover the perceived needs of the patient/consumer. His practice resides in Springfield, Virginia near the corporate headquarters of American Health Sciences. 

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