Science of Balance Support

The Science ofBalance Support

What it is

Lipo Flavonoid Advanced Balance Support is a once daily supplement formulated to help mitigate the risks of dizziness, balance issues, falls, and related declines in quality of life.

Spells of dizziness, swaying and balance dysfunction are common, especially as you get older, and can increase falls, depression, social isolation, fear, and overall dysfunction - all contributing to poor health and outcomes. Nutrition plays a key role in the health of your inner ear and the balance signals it sends to your brain so we developed a cost effective, over-the-counter daily supplement with ingredients clinically shown to be important for inner ear balance.


High absorption formula for optimal nutrient delivery of the most essential ear health ingredients

  • Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)
  • Vitamin B1 (as thiamine mononitrate)
  • Vitamin B2 (as riboflavin)
  • Vitamin B3 (as niacinamide)
  • Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI)
  • Folate (as L-5 methyl tetrahydrofolate calcium)
  • Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)
  • Pantothenic Acid (as d-calcium pantothenate)
  • Ginkgo Biloba (leaf)
  • Lemon Bioflavonoid Complex

How it Works

B Complex (Vitamins B1, B6, & B12)

A Vitamin B Complex made up of B1 (thiamine), B6 (pyridoxine), and B12 (cobalamin), which are essential for maintaining a healthy nervous system. These neurotropic B vitamins act as coenzymes and protect nerves from damage, helping ensure the balance signals the vestibular system transmits reach the brain. Deficiencies in these vitamins can lead to neurological diseases or malfunctions, but even without a proven deficiency, supplementing them can even improve certain neurological conditions.


Bioflavonoids have over 60 years of clinical use in relieving vertigo and tinnitus symptoms. The eriodictyol glycoside found in bioflavonoids can improve microcirculation and prevent fatty deposits in the inner ear, while also potentially blocking histamine production. Additionally, hesperetin, a derivative of eriodictyol, can prevent neurodegenerative diseases by reversing the factors that cause them, such as oxidative stress and neuroinflammation. Its ability to inhibit apoptotic cell death makes hesperetin a promising drug for preventing and treating neurodegenerative conditions.

Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo Biloba is believed to improve blood flow throughout the inner ear by dilating blood vessels and reducing blood viscosity, which can enhance circulation to the small capillaries and hair cells in the ear. It also has antioxidant properties that can protect against oxidative stress and reduce inflammation in the inner ear. Additionally, Ginkgo Biloba may improve neurotransmitter function in the brain and enhance cognitive function, which can help with processing balance signals sent from the vestibular system to the brain.

Vitamin D

The hormonally active form of Vitamin D, known as dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25(OH)2D3), is responsible for stimulating active intestinal calcium absorption through its genomic actions, helping key nutrients absorb into the body faster without being wasted.

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What is it?

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Balance Support Ingredients and Mechanisms of Action

  1. “Neurotropic B vitamins play crucial roles as coenzymes and beyond in the nervous system. Particularly vitamin B1 (thiamine), B6 (pyridoxine), and B12 (cobalamin) contribute essentially to the maintenance of a healthy nervous system. Their importance is highlighted by many neurological diseases related to deficiencies in one or more of these vitamins, but they can improve certain neurological conditions even without a (proven) deficiency”. Calderón-Ospina, C: B Vitamins in the nervous system: Current knowledge of the biochemical modes of action and synergies of thiamine, pyridoxine, and cobalamin, CNS Neurosci Ther 2020 Jan;26(1):5-13
  2. “The ability of hesperetin to reverse the different inducers of neurodegenerative diseases, including elevated oxidative stress, neuroinflammation, and apoptotic cell death, making hesperetin a candidate drug for the prevention of neurodegenerative conditions”. Khan, A: Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Citrus Flavonoid Hesperetin: Special Focus on Neurological Disorders, Antioxidants (Basel). 2020 Jul; 9(7): 609
  3. “Ginkgo Biloba improves inner ear and cerebral blood flow by decreasing blood viscosity; it also improves mitochondrial function and energy metabolism, which altogether may play a role in improving inner ear and brain function in elderly people with dementia who often have vascular disorders and compromised mitochondrial function” Spiegel R, et al: Ginkgo biloba extract alleviates neurosensory symptoms in patients (with dementia): a meta-analysis of treatment effects on tinnitus and dizziness in randomized, placebo-controlled trials. Clin Interv Aging2018 Jun 13; 13:1121-1127
  4. “1,25Dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25(OH)2D3) the hormonally active form of vitamin D, through its genomic actions, is the major stimulator of active intestinal calcium absorption which involves calcium influx, translocation of calcium through the interior of the enterocyte and basolateral extrusion of calcium by the intestinal plasma membrane pump”. Christakos, S et al: Vitamin D and Intestinal Calcium Absorption Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2011 December 5; 347(1-2): 25–29

Folate & B vitamins

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Vitamin D

  1. Sfakianaki I, Binos P, Karkos P, Dimas GG, Psillas G. Risk Factors for Recurrence of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. A Clinical Review. J Clin Med. 2021 Sep 24;10(19):4372. doi: 10.3390/jcm10194372. PMID: 34640391; PMCID: PMC8509726.


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