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ADD and ADHD

submitted by: admin on 05/07/2015
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki review the definition, treatment, and cause of ADD and ADHD in this very informative video. Far too many children and adults with attention deficit issues are improperly diagnosed with these conditions and also overtreated with stimulants and antidepressants. Natural alternatives are considered and the conflicts of interest blocking their...

Adverse Drug Reactions in Seniors Leads to ER Admissions

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Adverse drug reactions lead to 100,000 emergency room visits or admissions every year. Four medications that include Coumadin, insulin, antiplatelet agents, and oral hypoglycemic medications, account for more than 2/3 of all incidences. Patients need more education, supervision, and lifestyle management if we're going to lower this number. Natural alternatives...

Analgestics, Bleeding, and Hearing Loss

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
The common analgesics that include NSAIDs, aspirin, and Tylenol cause a hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and thousands of deaths annually in the US. We have a false sense of security because of advertising. Alternatives to drugs are offered.                

Aspirin and Proton Pump Inhibitor Combinations

submitted by: admin on 10/26/2015
When you cannot tolerate aspirin should you just add one of the "purple pills?" The dangers of proton pump inhibitors are described.              

Aspirin, Tylenol, and NSAIDs Increase Blood Pressure

submitted by: admin on 09/18/2013
These over the counter analgesics increase the risk for hypertension in 20-50%. Fluid retention is one mechanism. DTC ads lead to their overuse. There are many other side effects as well.        

Baby Aspirin: How Safe Is It?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
 When we think of aspirin, especially a baby aspirin, it seems innocuous. However, complications occur very commonly and can be devastating. Alternate solutions should be considered and they are discussed.          

BRACA Gene Mutation Cancer Risks

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
BRACA gene mutations are associated with a number of cancers such as breast, ovarian, and prostate. Women with this defect have about an 80% chance of getting cancer in their lifetime. Treatment options are reviewed.          

Holistic Nutrition with Ed Bauman, PhD

submitted by: admin on 09/24/2013
  Holistic nutrition looks are how everything fits together; this includes all aspect of food. It is important to appreciates how food interrelates with our culture and with nature. This provides great insights into how the world works and how we can influence how it functions.          

How Opiate Addictions Develop with Richard Gracer, MD

submitted by: admin on 09/24/2013
  All too often, if there is a genetic predisposition, prescribing opiates for appropriate reasons can lead to addiction. Drug tolerance develops quickly. There are alternatives and solutions that Dr. Gracer describes.          

Natural Alternatives to Prescriptions

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
There are 400,000 deaths annually from prescription drugs. There are many far safer natural therapies that are equally or more effective than can be used instead. We review some of these examples.          

NSAIDs

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  This class of drugs should be removed from our pharmacies. Problems associated with these drugs include, GI bleeding, ulcers, kidney failure, heart attacks, strokes, atrial fibrillation, miscarriage, elevated blood pressure, congestive heart failure and more! They account for 30,000 deaths annually and more than 300,000 hospitalizations. There are...

NSAIDs, Tylenol, and Aspirin Side Effects

submitted by: admin on 06/02/2023
These commonly used drugs have potential serious side effects, which are discussed. We need safer approaches that use styles of practice such as acupuncture, imagery, and infrared light and much more that are here now.

Rethinking Health Care Funding

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
  The rate of spending for health care has outstripped economic growth in almost every country for the past 15 years. There aren't obvious ways of controlling health care costs that seem realistic. Approaches that have been considered include Universal Health Care programs, cuts in health care services, increasing taxes, entrusting more services...

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