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  • | Dr. Charlie Ware

    Can You Lower Blood Pressure With Herbs? The Answer Lies in Bioactive Nutrients.

    High blood pressure ranks high in the list of disease risk factors across the world. The current guidelines for the management and treatment of hypertension advise patients to proactively adopt a healthy diet and implement lifestyle changes. Among these changes, the bioactive compounds in herbs ... View Post
  • | Dr. Charlie Ware

    Obesity, Diabetes, and Male Fertility. What’s the Connection?

    Obesity has been linked to various health conditions like diabetes, osteoarthritis, hypertension, and coronary heart disease. Research now indicates that it can negatively impact sperm health in men. The quality of sperm is influenced by various lifestyle and environmental factors. Among these, ... View Post
  • | Dr. Charlie Ware

    Gut Health & Sickle Cell Disease: How Does the GUT Impact SCD?

    The “gut” in this context is an informal reference to the gastrointestinal tract – the stomach and the intestines. The human gut is home to the microbiome - various microorganisms, bacteria, fungi, and viruses. It is an unfathomable ecosystem of trillions of microbiota that are vital for the body... View Post
  • | Dr. Charlie Ware

    Proteins in the Diet of Sickle Cell Disease Patients: What Kind, How Much & the Benefits

    Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Patients often suffer chronic fatigue and anemia due to the general malaise of sickle cell disease. In our previous article about diet and nutrition for SCD patients, we highlighted how they are susceptible to macronutrient deficiencies as compared to the general populat... View Post
  • | Dr. Charlie Ware

    SCD & Pain: Essential Fatty Acids Can Reduce Sickle Cell Pain

    Fatty acids are the natural components of fats and oils that can be divided into saturated, mono-unsaturated, and poly-saturated fatty acids. Among these, essential fatty acids (EFA) are a special type of ‘good fat’ that the human body needs for important biological processes. However, the human... View Post