Promote Proper Health with Supplements from Douglas Laboratories®

Improving lives through superior, science-based dietary supplements, Douglas Laboratories® has been at the forefront of the nutritional health industry for over 50 years. Calgary Vein & Laser is pleased to carry a vast range of these innovative and effective supplements. Find more information about our products below. Through a holistic approach and the latest in cosmetic treatments, Calgary Vein & Laser can help you turn back the clock.

Douglas Laboratories® Products
Select from the list below to learn more.

Astaxanthin
Astaxanthin is a stable, powerful, fat-soluble antioxidant used in the following:


  • Antioxidant support
  • Skin support
  • Joint support
  • Immune support
  • Lipid and cardiovascular support

Through ongoing research, Astaxanthin is believed to be several hundred times more effective than Vitamin E in neutralizing singlet oxygen molecules and has been shown to exert greater antioxidant activity than both zeaxanthin and lutein.
Adrenplus-300
Adrenplus-300 supplies the appropriate levels of vitamins and minerals needed for maintaining endocrine health. This dietary supplement may be useful for individuals experiencing poor adrenal function, hormonal imbalances and chronic fatigue.
A.H.C.C.® Plus
A.H.C.C.® (active hexose correlated compound) is a unique mushroom-derived extract designed to provide support to the entire immune system.



Health Benefits
  • Beneficial in hepatitis conditions that require immune support, including hepatitis oncology
  • Immune enhancement
  • Assist in decreasing cancer treatment side effects such as hair loss, nausea, vomiting, fatigue and weight loss
  • Controlling allergies
Alpha-GCP
Also known as Glycerophosphocholine, is a water-soluble pro-phospholipid found in high quantities in adult tissue and breast milk. In studies conducted on healthy, young adults, Alpha-GCP offered significant protection against medication-induced memory loss and helped to enhance baseline mental performance. In middle-aged and elderly adults, Alpha-GCP has been shown to support memory and proper cognitive function.

Health Benefits
  • Cognitive support
  • Enhances memory
Ascorbplex® 1000
Ascorbplex 1000 contains 100% pure, corn free Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) specially buffered with calcium, magnesium and potassium with additional pectin and bioflavonoid complex.


Health Benefits
This dietary supplement may be useful for individuals who wish to obtain the antioxidant action of Vitamin C in a buffered mineral ascorbate form that may minimize stomach irritation associated with the acidity of regular Vitamin C preparations.
Brain ENERGY
Brain ENERGY supplies essential nutrients carefully formulated to provide nutritional support for increased brain energy.



Health Benefits
This dietary supplement may be useful for individuals wishing to nutritionally support neurological functioning.
Citrus-Q10® 100
Citrus-Q10 100 supplies naturally fermented coenzyme Q10 in a pleasant tasting, natural citrus-flavoured dissolving tablet. This supplement contains no sugar, artificial colours of flavours and is suitable for vegetarians. Coenzyme Q10 is a naturally occurring antioxidant nutrient which retards free radical formation in biological systems.

Health Benefits
  • Cardiovascular support
  • Antioxidant support
  • Energy support

Citrus-Q10 100 may be a useful dietary adjunct for individuals whose coenzyme Q10 requirements are not met through biosynthesis of the molecule.
Chromium-GTF
This is a biologically active chromium supplement. Chromium-GTF 200 is a trace element supplement that contains chromium bound to nicotinic acid (chromium polynicotinate).


Health Benefits
Chromium is generally accepted as an essential trace material that potentiates insulin action and thus influences carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism.
DIM® Enhanced
This is a microencapsulated form of diindolylmethane (DIM®) with curcumin, green tea and wasabia.



Health Benefits
  • Healthy hormone detoxification
  • DIM® is known for the supportive role it plays in stimulating natural detoxification enzymes and supporting normal hormone metabolism.
5-HTP Plus Formula
Serotonin, an important brain neurotransmitter, is key in the regulation of appetite, mood and melatonin production. The presence of serotonin in the brain is associated with a balanced emotional state.


Health Benefits
  • Increases serotonin levels
  • Alleviates symptoms associated with serotonin imbalance such as mood, appetite and sleep disorders
Magnesium Glycinate
Supplies 100mg of elemental magnesium from a magnesium glycinate/chelate complex. Magnesium plays an essential role in a wide range of fundamental cellular reactions. More than 300 enzymes require magnesium as a cofactor.


Health Benefits
  • Muscle relaxation
  • Cardiovascular support
Melatonin
Melatonin is a natural hormone nutrient that is synthesized from the amino acid tryptophan by the pineal gland in the back of the brain. The tablets from Douglas Laboratories® contain 3mg of the highest purity melatonin. In the body, melatonin appears to regulate sleep/wake cycles, support normal immune function and protect cells from free radical damage.

Health Benefits
  • May be a useful adjunct for individuals who wish to support the body’s pineal gland function
  • Regulate sleep/wake cycles
  • May be helpful for individuals dealing with insomnia
Methylcobalamin Liquid
A high potency Vitamin B12 that provides 1000 mcg of highly bioavailable Vitamin B12 in a tasty and convenient liquid. Vitamin B12 is essential for normal metabolism of carbohydrates, fat and protein.

Health Benefits
Manage homocysteine levels (during pregnancy, vegetarians)
Multi-Probiotic 4000
Contains microflora to promote intestinal health. Each Multi-Probiotic 4000 capsule contains over 4 billion beneficial organisms. Healthy bacteria manufacture key vitamins, maintain proper gastrointestinal pH, break food down to more easily assimilated forms, enhance local immune response of the mucous membrane, suppress putrefactive bacteria, and help to combat bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic pathogens.

Health Benefits
  • Friendly flora promotes intestinal balance
  • Digestive, G.I. support
  • May provide relief for Leaky Gut Syndrome, diarrhea, constipation, allergies
Phosphatidyl-SERINE
Phosphatidyl-SERINE softgels, provided by Douglas Laboratories, contain 500mg of plant-derived (soy bean) phospholipids supplying 100mg of Phosphatidyl-SERINE (PS). Until recently, PS was only available as a very expensive product derived from bovine sources, with microbiological safety problems. New technology has made it possible to concentrate this important brain nutrient from soy bean lecithin, a safe and well-recognized source of Phosphatidyl-SERINE.

Phosphatidyl-SERINE, a phospholipid nutrient, is active in cell membranes and a major phospholipid component in the membranes of the brain. In the brain, PS helps maintain normal capacity for acetylcholine release and thus is important to the cholinergic neurotransmitter system. PS has similar functions in the dopamine, noradrenaline and serotonin dependent neurotransmitter systems.

Health Benefits
Supports the body’s nervous system and brain functions
Ultra Preventive® X
An essential multivitamin for optimal health in a vegetable/fruit food base. UPX is a comprehensive, highly concentrated daily supplement with the right proportion of vitamins, minerals, trace elements and other nutrients. UPS contains more than 50 nutritional ingredients, all in a special herbal green food base. Minerals and trace elements are provided in their safest and most bioavailable forms. UPX’s herbal green food base also includes important phytonutrients. Gluten-free grasses and several varieties of microalgae supply chlorophyll, carotenes, B-Vitamins and trace elements.

Health Benefits
Taken by individuals who want to optimize their intake of vitamins, minerals and trace elements in a green food base.
Ultra Balance® III Revised
Ultra Balance® III is a comprehensive, highly concentrated vitamin-mineral-trace element supplement containing more than 30 essential nutritional ingredients. It is a potent antioxidant formula with beta-carotene and natural Vitamin E, a high-potency B-complex supplement, a significant source of bioavailable calcium and magnesium, and a full-spectrum trace element supplement.

Health Benefits
Ideal for those with vitamin, mineral and trace element deficiencies due to sub-optimal dietary intake, age and lifestyle. For many, Ultra Balance® III is the only daily nutritional supplement and antioxidant formula you need to take.
Vitamin D 1000 IU
Is a key regulatory hormone for calcium and bone metabolism. People in the northern areas have to rely more on food and supplements for adequate Vitamin D status. Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin” is an essential vitamin that plays many important roles in the proper functioning of the body.

Health Benefits
  • Important in the normal development and maintenance of bones and teeth
  • Regulation of calcium and phosphorus absorption
Xtra-Cell™ Comitris™ (frozen)
Angiogenesis is a natural process by which new blood vessels are formed and grow to supply oxygen and nutrients to cells. Disturbances in this balance can affect the health of a tissue. Liquid cartilage extract may help to maintain the structure and function of the extracellular matrix as well as blood vessels and tissues. Comitris may also help support joint and skin health as well as maintain healthy hematocrit and red blood cell count.

Health Benefits
  • General health and immune support
  • Joint support
  • Energy/sport/fitness support
  • Healthy angiogenic balance
Xtra-Cell™ Mesenchyme (frozen)
XCM is a frozen liquid extract to support healthy joint and connective tissue function as well as energy production and overall homeostasis.

Health Benefits
  • General health – supports normal cellular function
  • Healthy aging
  • Energy/sport/fitness support
  • Joint support
Xtra-Cell™ Thymus (frozen)
XCT is a frozen liquid extract to support healthy immune function that consists of a broad range of thymic peptides obtained from an aqueous extract of porcine thymus tissue. The thymus is essential for the maturation and maintenance of the immune system.

Health Benefits
Immune support
Hair/Skin/Nails Ultra
Hair/Skin/Nails Ultra provides key building blocks and nutrients to support skin elasticity and hydration, healthy hair and nail strength and thickness.



Health Benefits
  • Appearance of healthy hair
  • Skin resiliency
  • Hydration and moisture retention in dermal matrix
  • Immune function
  • Healthy inflammatory balance in skin
  • Promotes strength and thickness in nails