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45. NAD Therapy: A Secret Weapon Against Aging and Chronic Illness with Dr. Alain Polynice

Fit Mess: A Men's Mental Health Podcast

Release Date: 10/07/2020

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Fit Mess: A Men's Mental Health Podcast

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One of the many tools he's used in managing his symptoms is called NAD therapy. Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide is an essential coenzyme that regulates cellular energy metabolism and mitochondrial function. It's become a popular supplement to ease suffering from chronic illness, addiction recovery, and a variety of mental health issues.

He was introduced to NAD therapy by Dr. Alain Polynice from the Reviva Wellness clinic in Albany, New York. The results he reports are remarkable. That's why we also talk with Dr. Polynice. He uses NAD himself and says though he's in his 50s he feels better than he did in his 30s!

Listen to this episode to hear an incredible story of survival. Learn how NAD therapy could help boost your energy, clear brain fog, and slow the aging process.

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