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Cortitrol Presentation 2


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Cortitrol Presentation 2

  1. 1. Are you healthy ? Are you eating right ? Are you exercising ? Do you exercise regularly ? Are you living longer & better ?
  2. 2. The facts at age 40… <ul><li>We age faster and faster everyday </li></ul><ul><li>We become more prone to diseases </li></ul><ul><li>1 out of 4 women will have breast cancer; highest in Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Heart diseases is the #1 killer in the Philippines </li></ul><ul><li>1 out of 3 women will be attacked by osteoperosis </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why is this happening? <ul><li>Very poor diet; we are nutrient-deficient </li></ul><ul><li>Philippines is one of the largest cholesterol-consuming country in south east Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics </li></ul><ul><li>Pollution and high levels of stress </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention is not a prioritized advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of education on wellness </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Antioxidant Miracle -Dr. Lester Packer, Ph.D. “ More than 70% of [people] will die prematurely from diseases caused by or compounded by deficiencies of the antioxidant network .” “ Scientists now believe that free radicals are causal factors in nearly every known disease, from heart disease, arthritis, cancer, cataracts, and even diabetes . In fact, free radicals are a major culprit in the aging process itself.”
  5. 5. More Evidence “ The amount of antioxidants that you maintain in your body is directly proportional to how long you will live .” Dr. Richard Cutler, M.D., Anti-aging Research U.S. Health Department, National Institute of Health Scientific research has established beyond a shadow of doubt that oxidative stress, or cell damage by free radicals , is the root cause of more than 70 chronic degenerative diseases .” Calvin Davies, “Oxidative stress: The paradox of aerobic life”, Biochem Society Symposium , 61, 1995, 1-31
  7. 7. WHY WE AGE? 1. Free Radicals - Toxins that Cause Cell & DNA damage. 2. Antioxidants - Combat Free Radicals to Prevent Cell Damage and Maintain Health.
  8. 8. CNBC Video
  9. 9. BioPhotonic Scanner 1 st Ever Non-Invasive Real Time Measurement of Human Antioxidant Status 10,000-19,000 20,000-29,000 30,000-39,000 40,000-49,000 50,000+
  10. 10. 5 key factors affecting your score: <ul><li>Your diet (fruits and vegetables) </li></ul><ul><li>Your genes (family history) </li></ul><ul><li>Body Mass Index (BMI) </li></ul><ul><li>Lifestyle (stress, sleep, exposure to sun, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Supplements (quality, synthetic or natural?) </li></ul>
  11. 11. What to do with your score: <ul><li>Assess </li></ul><ul><li>Determine if you want to improve </li></ul><ul><li>Change your lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>Invest in the right supplements </li></ul>
  12. 12. STRESS!
  13. 13. and are willing to take the action to do so. You can’t save the world. We can only save those who want to be saved,
  14. 14. Background Cortisol is a hormone produced by your body in response to difficult events. The occasional release of cortisol is essential to respond to emergency situations. Too frequent release of cortisol can lead to health problems. What is Cortisol?
  15. 15. Cortisol The role of Cortisol in Health and Longevity. What is Cortisol?
  16. 16. <ul><li>More Than 1,000 News Articles Over the Past Year! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time, Washington Post, Men’s Health, Prevention, Glamour, Shape, Woman’s World, Reader’s Digest, Reuters, ABC, MSNBC… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1st International Symposium on Cortisol, Stress, and Health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May 2002: Experts from United States, Canada, and Europe gathered in Park City, Utah to present emerging research related to cortisol </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New Book: The Cortisol Connection...Why Stress Makes You Fat & Ruins Your Health…And What You Can Do About It </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Published September 2002 </li></ul></ul>Stress: the new health demon
  17. 17. <ul><li>The body’s primary stress hormone: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Fight-or-Flight” response </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Required by the body for survival </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regulates inflammation, carbohydrate metabolism, cardiovascular function, etc… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BUT too much of cortisol for too long leads to problems: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeated exposure to stressful situations (personal, family, work) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modern stressors do not permit “fight-or-flight” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stress hormones do not dissipate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stress can lead to degenerative health consequences </li></ul></ul>What is Cortisol?
  18. 18. Repeated Stress Elevates Cortisol What is Cortisol?
  19. 19. <ul><li>Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High cortisol secretion = abdominal fat = illness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Suppressed Immunity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Associated with low counts of white blood cells </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acute psycholsocial and sleep deprivation stress disrupts skin barrier homeostasis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Changes due in part from increased cortisol levels. </li></ul></ul></ul>What is Cortisol? Impact of Elevated Cortisol in:
  20. 20. <ul><li>Appetite </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People who diet have high cortisol secretion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bone Metabolism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High cortisol secretion = dietary restraint = implications for bone health </li></ul></ul>What is Cortisol? Impact of Elevated Cortisol in:
  21. 21. Other Research <ul><li>Additional research has also identified many other health issues associated with elevated cortisol levels. </li></ul>What is Cortisol?
  22. 22. Cortisol Levels are Elevated in… <ul><li>Chronic Stress </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep Deprivation </li></ul><ul><li>Dieting / Restrained Eating </li></ul><ul><li>Adults who need to control cortisol levels: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get less than 8 hours sleep </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feel run-down, lack of mental focus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limit caloric intake to lose weight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Often in difficult situations </li></ul></ul>What is Cortisol?
  23. 23. <ul><li>80% of workers report feeling stress on the job </li></ul><ul><li>Stress contributes to half of all illnesses in the US </li></ul><ul><li>70-80% of all doctor visits are stress-related </li></ul><ul><li>>50% all deaths between the ages of 1 and 65 result from stress </li></ul>Sources: U.S. Center for Disease Control; World Health Organization;; 2000 Gallup Poll “Attitudes in the American Workplace” The Market: Prevalence of Chronic Stress
  24. 24. <ul><li>Generalised anxiety disorder affects an estimated 183 million people worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>People who live in a high state of anxiety are 4.5 times more likely to die prematurely </li></ul>Sources: U.S. Center for Disease Control; World Health Organization;; 2000 Gallup Poll “Attitudes in the American Workplace” The Market: Prevalence of Chronic Stress
  25. 25. Today’s Health Demons <ul><li>1980’s = Cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Early 1990’s = Free Radicals / Antioxidants </li></ul><ul><li>Later 1990’s = Insulin / Blood Sugar </li></ul><ul><li>2000’s = Cortisol </li></ul>What is Cortisol?
  27. 27. The natural enemy: Stress! <ul><li>Good stress vs. Bad stress </li></ul><ul><li>Stress kills! Major diseases such as cancer, cardio and other health hazards are largely triggered by stress! </li></ul><ul><li>20 years ago, people get sick at 70. In recent years, 50. Today, stress can sting even people who are in their 20’s. No one is exempt! </li></ul>
  28. 28. The consequences of stress <ul><li>Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>breast cancer 1 out of 4 women </li></ul><ul><li>prostate cancer 1 out 6 men </li></ul><ul><li>High sugar and cholesterol levels </li></ul><ul><li>Acne breakouts </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity </li></ul><ul><li>Mental blackout </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of sleep = decreased productivity </li></ul>
  29. 29. The Solution to stress! <ul><li>The following are helpful but not completely effective: </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy diet </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>The best treatment is to fight stress right from the root of it! </li></ul>
  30. 30. The Solution <ul><li>The best way to fight it is to attack it from the source --- your CORTISOL hormone! </li></ul><ul><li>Your work is valuable to you, which means you cannot be extracted. But you can still fight stress by taking a proven formula to fight it --- naturally! </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Valerian </li></ul><ul><li>Kava Kava </li></ul><ul><li>Melatonin </li></ul><ul><li>Tyrosine </li></ul><ul><li>None of these supplements directly address cortisol control </li></ul>Common Anti-Stress Solutions
  32. 32. The cortisol story <ul><li>Cortisol is the primary stress hormone; acts like adrenaline for temporary “high” </li></ul><ul><li>But too much cortisol leads to problems: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anxiety/ overeating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Abnormal metabolism/ abdominal fat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subdued immune response </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sleep deprivation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acne breakout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor mental function/ depression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term bone breakdown </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. Cortitrol: the only proven stress fighter <ul><li>Most commonly sold anti-stress formulas ( Valerian, Kava Kava, Melatonin, Tyrosine) do not directly address cortisol control </li></ul><ul><li>Cortitrol: only one scientifically validated to control cortisol levels and enhance feeling of calmness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phosphatidylserine: controls cortisol levels, improves mental performance, alleviates depression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Magnolia bark extract: non-sedative anti-anxiety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Epimedium: reduces fatigue, increases energy levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>L-Theanine: increases alpha brain waves, promotes relaxed alertness and concentration (proprietary Pharmanex extract) </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. Cortitrol health benefits <ul><li>Decreased anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Relaxed alertness and concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Improved mental performance </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced fatigue </li></ul><ul><li>Increased energy levels </li></ul><ul><li>Restful sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Prevents acne breakouts </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased abdominal fat </li></ul>
  35. 35. “ Last year, a report commissioned by the International Olympic Committee revealed that a quarter of the 600 over-the-counter supplements that were analyzed contained non-labeled banned substances that could lead to a positive drug test.” 30 January 2002 Buyers beware!
  36. 36. Watch out for dishonest labels! “ How do I know if I'm buying a reputable brand? You don't. Numerous studies show supplements often don't contain the ingredients they promise , and some are adulterated with lead or contaminants.” “ The independent testing firm … has consistently found that a large percentage of products don't contain the promised amount of ingredient or have been contaminated due to poor manufacturing standards .” - Wall Street Journal, “New Rules from FDA”, 11 March 2003
  37. 37. “ About half of the vitamin pills sold contain so many useless fillers that the beneficial compounds pass through the digestive tract unchanged and exit the body through the kidneys.” “ About half of the most popular vitamin pills stay in such large granules that they can't be digested at all.” -- David Bodanis, “ The Secret Family” Expensive Urine
  38. 38. How to choose supplements: <ul><li>Choose natural but pharmaceutical quality </li></ul><ul><li>Bio-available </li></ul><ul><li>Highly-absorbable </li></ul><ul><li>Olympic-standard, safe & tested </li></ul><ul><li>Products should come with 3 rd party clinical studies </li></ul>
  39. 39. Commitment to Science <ul><li>DIFFERENCE: PROOF! </li></ul><ul><li>3 RD party clinical studies </li></ul><ul><li>Physician’s Desk Reference </li></ul><ul><li>75 Ph.D.’s on staff </li></ul><ul><li>Official Olympic sponsor and supplier since 1996 </li></ul>Dr. Carl Djerassi, Ph.D. - invented birth control pill and co-invented antihistamines - top 30 most influential people of the millennium - recently awarded American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal <ul><li>Dr. Michael Chang, Ph.D. - considered one of top five medicinal chemists in the world - New Drug Development Director for 2 top pharmaceutical firms: </li></ul><ul><li>Merck Sharpe and Dome </li></ul><ul><li>Rhone Poulenc Rhorer </li></ul>
  40. 40. THE P HARMANEX DIFFERENCE Provided by Nature, Proven by Science
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  43. 43. P X SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD Lester Packer, Ph.D Prof University of California at Berkeley ‘ Father of Anti-Oxidant Theory’ Koji Nakanishi, Ph.D Centennial Prof of Chemistry, Columbia University ‘ Father of Ginkgo Biloba’ James Rippe, M.D Director of the Centre for Clinic & Lifestyle Research Tufts University Chi-Huey Wong, Ph.D Prof of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute, Elected in 2002 to the National Academy of Science Carl Djerassi, Ph.D Prof of Chemistry, Stanford University ‘ Father of the Birth Control Pill’ 1 of 30 most influential person of the last millennium (Sunday Times)
  44. 44. SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATION Tufts University Pharmanex Institute for Cardiovascular Health and Sports Nutrition UCLA UCLA Center for Human Nutrition Pharmanex Phytochemical Laboratory Stanford University Nu Skin Center for Dermatological Research Beijing Medical University Pharmanex Clinical Research Centre Shanghai Medical University Pharmanex Shanghai Research & Development Center *125 in house Scientists & 200 Scientist from Major Universities.
  45. 45. Shanghai R&D Center
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  47. 47. “ People use their HEALTH to get their WEALTH , but later on use their WEALTH to get back their HEALTH !” And isn’t this true?
  48. 48. What’s best for me? <ul><li>Retail </li></ul><ul><li>Wholesale at 30% off </li></ul><ul><li>ADP at Buy 1 Take 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Referral Program </li></ul>