Monthly Archives: June 2014

Bouncing Back After a Heart Attack

Heart disease and heart attacks are a very real threat for many people. Over a million will have a heart attack each year. This is nothing to take lightly, as many people don’t get a second chance to recover from a heart attack. Over half a million people will die each year from heart disease, […]

Stress Overload

Anxiety is characterized by impatience, poor concentration, a feeling of helplessness, irritability, being tense and restless. Anyone can experience this occasionally but frequently it can be deadly to your health. Some of the symptoms of anxiety are chest tightness, indigestion, dry mouth, fatigue, sweating and headache. The Problem: When stressed, anxious or depressed, your adrenal glands […]

Sunscreen in a Pill

Astaxanthin is an antioxidant that can cross the blood-brain barrier, enter into the bloodstream, and protect all cells in the body. It is a naturally occurring carotenoid found in certain types of algae and the fish that eat the algae. Studies indicate it can help block the damage from ultraviolet (UV) light. Astaxanthin has other […]

What Is Autism?

Autism has become a concern for many parents of children of all ages and adults as well. The beginning of this series will start with signs and symptoms of autism. In the weeks to come I’ll give you some facts, possible causes and some products that might be helpful with treating autism. Hopefully this will […]

Tips to Gaining Lean Muscle

Aging does not have to be synonymous with weight gain, and there are steps to take to fight against this “inevitability.” Everyone knows by now that putting on the extra pounds puts you at risk for numerous health problems, and a good diet and exercise program can help keep you in shape. One of the […]

Meet Colleen

I have always been a firm believer in getting the proper nutritional foundation for optimal health. In my spare time I have researched many different aspects of nutrition in order to optimize my family’s health and vitality over the years. We try to shop local, GMO free, organic, free-range and gluten-free whenever possible. It’s not […]

The Best Foods for Healthy Skin

As summer rapidly approaches and swimsuit season is in full swing, looking our best is at the top of everyone’s list. You may have eaten less, worked out, and gotten your body in the best shape in preparation for this. In the summer rush to achieve your “swimsuit body,” have you neglected your skin? If […]

Meet the Founder and CEO of DR Vitamin Solutions: David Benic

Thanks for visiting our Meet the Team and Blog pages! My name is David, the founder and CEO of DR Vitamins, LLC. My passion for natural approaches to health began in 1980 when I researched supplementation that would complement my muscle building and weight training program safely. I was a skinny boy growing up due […]

The Effectiveness of Suppositories

Last October, we did a blog on alternatives to taking pills. This is the second in a series of follow-ups. We will discuss the advantages and differences in more detail. This entry is about suppositories. What is a Suppository? A suppository is a nutrient delivery system that dissolves or melts allowing the active ingredients to […]