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Aneuploidy and Cancer with David Rasnick Part 1

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
  Theories about the cause of cancer are many but the answers are not clear. Aneuploidy is an imbalance of the number of chromosomes, In cancer they usually range between 60-90 chromosomes rather than 46. No two cancers are the same. Normal cells do not de-differentiate, they progress in an abnormal way. Gene mutations are too small to cause cancer.                

Aneuploidy and Cancer with David Rasnick Part 2

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
  It is the number of chromosomes, not genes, that lead to the massive changes required for cancer. There are no confirmed cases of normal diploid cancer. Cancer cells are damaged cells that are trying to survive and as a consequence they cause disease. Gene theories do not explain the progression of cancer.                

Anger and the Heart

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
Our emotions can have serious effects, both good and bad, on our heart rhythm and function. Anger can cause fatal events and this is presented. Sympathetic and parasympathetic balance is discussed and distressing is suggested.              

Basic Fundamentals of Good Health with Russell Jaffe, MD

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
In today's health care system we wait until we get sick before we seek help. There are 3 core fundamentals: acid-base balance, hormonal balance, and gut transition time. Routine lab tests measure abnormalities that are far advanced. The wellness buffer is discussed. Lifestyle and purpose determine our level of wellness.            

Cataract Surgery Prevents Hip Fractures

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  People over age 65 who had cataract surgery had a lower chance of a hip fracture 1 year after the procedure according to an article published in JAMA in August of 2012. Cataracts cause visual changes that result in postural instability and in combination with the loss of strength and loss of bone strength that occurs with aging, this leads to more...

Chinese Exercises for the Elderly

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Chinese exercises such as tai chi and qigong can help with balance, strength, and focus. As we age this gentle and easy exercise is doable. We lose 1-2% of our muscle mass every year after age 40. Staying fit helps delay or prevent both osteoporosis and Alzheimer's disease. Everyone can exercise; even imagery helps build muscle mass.    

Congress Cuts Medicare Benefits: Is This the Change We Need?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
President Barack Obama's campaign for presidency tag like was that he'd bring us "The Change We Need." He promised there would be no cuts in health care and that we would provide health insurance coverage for millions of more Americans. However, now that the US budget is a huge challenge, he's signed legislation that can cut up to 2% per...

Conscious Awareness of the Body with Kathleen Dunbar

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Body, mind, emotion and spirit are one thing, the human being, not pieces that are put together like a jigsaw puzzle. Working on any perspective of who we are has obligatory effects on the rest of who we are. This is why working on the body is a powerful way to work on the whole self.            

Curing Depression with Burton Goldberg

submitted by: admin on 01/17/2019
We overuse antidepressants and they are not very effective and are not safe. Poor nutrition is an often overlooked cause of depressive symptoms. Amino acid deficiencies relate to neurotransmitter deficiencies and can be measured & balanced.

Designs For Health: FemGuard+Balance

submitted by: admin on 01/17/2019
  Endocrine System Support for Balancing Female Hormones  FemGuard+Balance supports classic herbal hormonal balancing in the form of Vitex, polygonum and black cohosh, along with DIM and chrysin for protection and optimization of beneficial estrogen aromatase activity. Calcium-d-glucarate promotes the proper elimination of excess estrogens....

Diabetic Neuropathy

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  After 10 years 50% of diabetics will have diabetic neuropathy. It is manifested by numbness, loss of balance, and in 25% severe pain. About 15% will develop ulcers that lead to amputations. Mainstream medicine relies on drugs to manage pain, but has nothing for the numbness or loss of awareness of where the feet are. There has been a major breakthrough...

Do Antioxidants Preserve Youth?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Antioxidants neutralize free radicals and that helps us fight inflammation and disease. However, stimulation from free radicals also extends life by activating cellular repair genes! Antioxidants inhibit this response. Some antioxidants, such as beta carotene and retinol can actually shorten life in certain settings. A retrospective review of 68 studies...

Energy Healing

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
  Historically, indigenous healers have relied on the power of belief and on natural remedies to help their patients. However, with the advent of the scientific method, what we did not understand we simply threw out. This returned spirituality to the church and introduced the randomized controlled trial (RCT) as the way to determine the truth of how...

Finding Balance in Life with Lee Lipsenthal, MD

submitted by: admin on 06/01/2014
  Balancing work, family, health, friends, and spirit. Work is a rubber ball and the others are made of glass. Balance ultimately comes from the heart. You cannot give what you don't have, and love is what is involved. Technology has led to much of what has unbalanced us. Take time for yourself; quiet time. Be playful and get and give enough love;...

Healthy Nutrition with Dr. Richard Kunin Part 1

submitted by: admin on 01/17/2019
Dr. Richard Kunin practices in San Francisco, CA.  He also teaches nutrition classes.  Dr. Kunin believes that with the cost of a doctor visits being so high, and that often to it takes several visits to the doctor before treatment even begins.  Dr. Kunin's class teaches healthy nutrition and makes more sense economically.  Instead of...

How MDs Balance Work and Home Life

submitted by: admin on 01/17/2019

How MDs Balance Work and Home Lives

submitted by: admin on 10/04/2013
An article published in the August 2013 issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine reviewed 7200 MDs and 900 of their partners and found that there was more burnout and depresssion and more work-home conflicts in MDs working longer hours, are younger, are female, and who hold academic positions at teaching medical centers.  Medical training...

How to Manage Menopause and HRT Problems with Hyla Cass, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/02/2013
Lifestyle that includes a healthy diet, exercise, low stress, adequate sleep, and weight management are keys to managing menopause. For PMS black cohosh, essential fatty acids, and neurotransmitter management with 5-HTP, St. John's wort, natural estrogens and progesterone can all help the symptoms of menpause. PMS and menopause are diseases caused in part...

How to Prevent Amputations in Diabetes

submitted by: admin on 10/02/2013
  There is another diabetic amputation every 30 seconds! They are now preventable. Today 15% of people with diabetic neuropathy will have an amputation. After 10 years of having diabetes 50% of people have symptoms of neuropathy that include pain, numbness, and loss of proprioception (balance). There is an epidemic of diabetic neuropathy and treatment...

Hypertension: What is it with Russ Jaffe, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Hypertension is a physical adaptation to resistance to flow. When our blood vessels are too narrow for a variety of reasons the pressure we need to sustain perfusion is high. Some of these mechanisms such as stress, kidney hormonal factors that are out of balance, blood that is too thick, mineral imbalances, oxidative stress, and idiopathic. There's a balance...