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Air Pollution Causes Heart Attacks

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Longterm exposure to polluted air, even within accepted federal levels, leads to heart attacks. Particles less than 2.5 microns from power plants and car exhaust, are the culprits.            

Asthma

submitted by: admin on 09/18/2013
  Dr. Len gives an overview of what asthma is and how it affects us. Triggers are reviewed and their mechanism of action are reviewed. The role of the intestinal tract and its microflora in causing immune reactions are explained. Treatment from both mainstream and CAM approaches are reviewed and leaky gut syndrome is explained.

Asthma Overview

submitted by: admin on 11/24/2019
  Dr. Len gives an overview of what asthma is and how it affects us. Triggers are reviewed and their mechanism of action are reviewed. The role of the intestinal tract and its microflora in causing immune reactions are explained. Treatment from both mainstream and CAM approaches are reviewed and leaky gut syndrome is explained.              

Breast Cancer and Air Pollution

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Pollution is a major factor that interferes with the biochemistry of our cells. This can lead to cancer. Traffic pollution has been shown to be associated with a higher incidence of breast cancer. Nitrous oxide is the determinant factor that results in the higher incidence of breast cancer. The rate of cancer doubles when you compare the highest quartile...

Cough and Asthma with Dr. Fred Nachtway

submitted by: admin on 06/20/2024
Asthma is found across all age groups and it often presents as a cough. Allergic rhinitis and reflux esophagitis often cause cough too. Bronchial provocation testing helps identify those people with a cough who have asthma from those with esophagitis. The prevalence of asthma is increasing and air pollution is probably part of the reason. Taking a careful history...

Creating Fresh Air Indoors with Jim Karnstedt

submitted by: admin on 06/20/2024
Ions are charged particles, either positive or negative. In the case of air, negatively charged air is healthier. An extra electron on oxygen makes it more available. Indoor air is healthier than outdoor air. Polluted air causes several illnesses.

Enviromental Toxins Matter

submitted by: admin on 04/18/2015
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki describe the extent of environmental pollution in our planet and our bodies and how they became so are described. Its effects on our biochemistry and physiology and detoxification are reviewed.        

Environmental Toxins Linked to Heart Attacks and Strokes

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2015
Environmental toxins such as dioxins, PCBs, and pesticides can increase the risk for heart attacks and strokes. These fat soluble toxins accumulate in blood vessel walls and are slow to be excreted. We need to clean up our environment and practice intelligent detoxification if we want to deal with this potentially massive issue.            

Food, Longevity, and the Anti-aging Diet with Dr. Richard Kunin

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Is there a medicine or drug, anywhere, that has ever been invented, that does what lifestyle does to maintain wellness and restore health?  Dr. Kunin's answer:  Anything that can be treated by nutrition should not be treated by any other means. Of course, he's stealing a line from Maimonides! Lifestyle is the most powerful medicine in the universe,...

H. Pylori: Good or Bad?

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
Infection with H pylori provides reliable protection against allergy-induced asthma by impairing the production of dendritic cells and triggering the accumulation of regulatory T-cells. Researchers published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation that the dramatic increase in allergic diseases in industrialized countries is linked to the rapid disappearance...

Healthy Air

submitted by: admin on 09/23/2013
  Negatively charged ions are healthy. Sick building syndrome and outdoor pollution are discussed in terms of positive ions that restrict blood flow and increase adrenalin and serotonin levels.

Healthy Nutrition with Dr. Richard Kunin Part 1

submitted by: admin on 06/20/2024
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 Healthy Can You Be? With Richard Kunin

submitted by: admin on 09/24/2013
We all too often focus on how sick we are, but it also makes sense to focus on how healthy can we be. Lifestyle is the most powerful medicine. Orthomolecular medicine uses naturally occuring substances to support health and wellness and prevent disease. "Naturology" or natural medicine, or naturopathy puts nutrition first...that comes before drugs but...

Is the Mercury In Amalgams Dangerous?

submitted by: admin on 06/20/2024
Is mercury really an issue with amalgams?  Amalgams are the silver fillings we have in our teeth. Just one filling exceeds the EPA’s limit for an adult and has for over a hundred years.  While you chew, an amalgam can release toxic vapors. Inhaled elemental mercury vapor is more toxic that if you were to swallow liquid mercury.

Managing Your Allergies

submitted by: admin on 10/10/2013
  Environmental pollution causes many allergies such as asthma, eczema, hay fever. Most allergies are preventable. Roadside traffic is a common pollutant that causes pollution. Mainstream treatment blocks the symptoms of allergies but does nothing to treat the underlying cause. The dangers of antihistamines, bronchodilators, and steroids are reviewed.          

Mercury Toxicity

submitted by: admin on 06/20/2024
Mercury toxicity is ubiquitous and impossible to avoid. The dangers of amalgams is reviewed. Testing and treatment for mercury poisoning is discussed.

Never Be Sick Again with Raymond Francis

submitted by: admin on 10/29/2017
We must take care of ourselves if we want to be healthy. Lifestyle is where wellness starts. There are common things that go wrong to cause disease. Most chronic diseases can be prevented. If all your cells are healthy you cannot be sick. There are only four ways that your cells can malfunction: genetic factors, poor nutrition, psychospiritual factors, toxic...

Nutritional Medicine With Richard Kunin

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  Nutritional medicine is a fundamental cornerstone of maintaining good health. Yet it is understudied in mainstream medicine. Much of the work in modern orthomolecular medicine began in psychiatry as orthomolecular psychiatry. Dr. Kunin gives the example of most schizophrenics who have damage to the niacin receptors in their brain, which can be repaired...

Orthomolecular Medicine with Richard Kunin, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Nutrient and toxic levels should be measured to maintain health.                                  Medicine has forgotten about Hippocrates and his views on food as medicine. This style of medicine...

Pollution and Obesity

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Environmental pollutants can cause obesity! Toxic chemicals cause inflammation and inflammation causes insulin resistance and leptin resistance. This combination increases our appetite and our tendency to store fat, and that leads to gaining weight.

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