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Pain and Inflammation

submitted by: admin on 02/20/2015
Most of us suffer from some type of pain on a daily basis, especially as we age, and we turn to pharmaceutical drugs such as NSAIDs and Tylenol, not realizing the potential dangers they often cause. These drugs cause more than 30,000 deaths and 300,000 hospitalizations annually in the US. We should be working to discover the reasons for pain and taking action...

PAIN AND INFLAMMATION - CHRONIC: Nutritional Support Protocol

submitted by: admin on 08/19/2017
  Few of us are free of chronic pain and inflammation. We tend to rely on pharmaceutical drugs to relieve our symptoms, but this does little in the long run, and inhibits the healing process in the short term. Lifestyle medicine is the key to resolving inflammation and pain. Dr. Saputo recommends the lifestyle, dietary, and supplements listed below to...

Pain and Inflammation Health Assessment

submitted by: admin on 02/20/2015
  Few of us are free of chronic pain and inflammation. We tend to rely on pharmaceutical drugs to relieve our symptoms, but this does little in the long run, and inhibits the healing process in the short term. Lifestyle medicine is the key to resolving inflammation and pain. Dr. Saputo recommends the lifestyle, dietary, and supplements listed below to...

Pain Management Overview

submitted by: admin on 10/19/2013
  We all suffer from pain and most of the time we rely on medications that are often not safe. Integrative therapies work better than just one treatment style. New breakthroughs such as infrared light therapy are discussed. Insomnia, non-restorative sleep, poor concentration, accidents, depression, fatigue and irritability are common signs and symptoms...

PaleoFiber

submitted by: admin on 08/19/2017
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Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Diseases and the Failure of ATP Production

submitted by: admin on 05/28/2016
Parkinson's disease is not cured by any treatments we have today. Treatment is centered on blocking the symptoms of this chronic disease. There is a failure of energy production in vital areas of the brain that make dopamine. The energy producing part of the cell, the mitochondria, don't make enough energy to make dopamine and Parkinson's disease...

Parkinson's Disease Overview

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Parkinson's Disease is a progressive neurological disease characterized by a pill rolling resting tremor, dementia, poor balance, stiffness, depression, and insomnia. There is a progressive loss of dopamine and treatment is oriented to restoring it through a variety of drugs. CAM approaches include the addition of glutathione intraveniously and coenzyme Q10....

Patient Errors in Taking Medications

submitted by: admin on 08/19/2017
The majority of patients coming home from the hospital know little about the medications they are taking or why. This leads to confusion and errors that can have serious consequences. Methods to prevent this are presented.

Patient-Centered Care Shortens Hospital Stay

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  Healthcare that is person-centered not only makes care more efficient but makes for more satisfied patients who are discharged 30% sooner. This kind of care provides a partnership between the patient and the health care practitioner wherein patients participate in making decisions about what treatments they want. We should be treating people...

Patients Rarely Told of Medication Errors in the Hospital

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  According to an article in the January 2013 issue of Critical Care Medicine, patients and their families are rarely told when there is a medication error in the hospital. Eight hundred and forty thousand voluntarily reported medication errors from 537 US hospitals over 6 years were evaluated. You can just imagine how many errors there were that went...

Paying MDs for Performance: Is it a Good Idea?

submitted by: admin on 08/19/2017
Rewarding MDs for following the policies of an insurance company that employs them is dangerous. One size fits all is not a good model to treat each unique person’s special health care issues.

Peaches Inhibit Breast Cancer Metastases

submitted by: admin on 04/28/2014
Based on studies on mice, the extract of peaches inhibit breasts cancer metastases. Scientists from Texas A&M published an article in the March 2014 issue of the Journal of Nutritional Chemistry implanted breast cancer cells in mice and discovered that peach extracts rich in polyphenols inhibited a marker gene in the lungs that reflected resistance for...

Peptic Ulcer Overview

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Peptic Ulcers affect up to 10% of us over our lifetime. Symptoms generally include burning in the upper abdomen, dull aching pain, and sometimes nausea and vomiting, especially if they are complicated by hemorrhaging or perforation of the intestinal wall. Peptic ulcers occur in the esophagus, stomach and duodenum. H. pylori is believed to cause about 50% of all...

Peptic Ulcers Health Assessment

submitted by: admin on 02/20/2015
  Dr. Saputo's Peptic Ulcer Health Assessment takes a look at how your ulcer affects you, what drugs or nutritional supplements you are using, how you have been evaluated, and what complications of ulcers that you may have.   Peptic Ulcers affect up to 10% of us over our lifetime. Symptoms generally include burning in the upper abdomen,...

Peptic Ulcers: Nutritional Support Protocol

submitted by: admin on 11/27/2013
  Peptic Ulcers affect up to 10% of us over our lifetime. Symptoms generally include burning in the upper abdomen, dull aching pain, and sometimes nausea and vomiting, especially if they are complicated by hemorrhaging or perforation of the intestinal wall. Peptic ulcers occur in the esophagus, stomach and duodenum. H. pylori is believed to cause about...

Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
  A study of professional baseball players showed that anabolic steroids are now commonplace. The reasons and ethics of using these drugs is discussed. There is a price to pay for the effects on health. Steroid usage is rampant among non-athletes as well for cosmetic reasons. Acne, testicular atrophy, and breast enlargement are side effects.          

Periodontal Disease and Halitosis

submitted by: admin on 08/19/2017
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Peripheral Neuropathy Health Assessment

submitted by: admin on 05/05/2015
There are a wide range of causes for peripheral neuropathy that Dr. Saputo will review. The most common symptoms of neuropathy are numbness of the feet and or hands, loss of balance, motor weakness, and in some people autonomic dysfunction. Dr. Saputo will review the diagnosis, cause, symptoms, and treatment for peripheral neuropathies.      Take...

Peripheral Neuropathy Overview (PowerPoint)

submitted by: admin on 05/13/2015
It seems that peripheral neuropathy (PN) is becoming more and more common in medical practice today. I have seen more than a thousand people with PN over the past 15 years. There are a wide range of causes for PN and fortunately there is treatment for it that is revolutionary in my opinion. In this PowerPoint presentation, which is being presented to Alta Bates...

Persistent Pain After Trauma

submitted by: admin on 08/19/2017
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