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A Practical Clinical Guide to Understanding Dysbiosis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
This is an extensive review of how the ecosystem of the intestinal tract and affects its function and how it relates to immunity and permeability of the intestinal tract lining. It provides a scientific basis for natural and safe treatment of IBS and other bowel conditions using nutritional supplements such as probiotics, l-glutamine, quercetin, and UltraClear...

Artficial Sweeteners

submitted by: admin on 10/26/2015
lArtificial sweeteners have not been proven to help with weight loss. In fact, there is some evidence suggesting the opposite. Most artificial sweeteners have worrisome side effects and some are toxic. Stevia is a safe alternative.            

Can Your Shower Curtain Make You Fat?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
A NY study published in Environmental Research found that among overweight kids that the higher the phthalate concentrations in their body, the higher their weight up to about 10%. Phthalates are plasticizers that make plastics like PVC flexible. They likely also disrupt the endocrine system and may well cause reduced sperm counts, testicular atrophy and an increased...

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.    

Colonoscopy Screening Questioned

submitted by: admin on 06/18/2016
The Journal of the National Cancer Institute published an article saying that colonoscopy for primary screening might be going too far. I agree! The benefits, harms, and costs have not been determined. Checking the stool for ocult blood and flexible sigmoidoscopy have been shown to be of value but there's no data showing that colonoscopy gives additional...

Containing Health Care Costs

submitted by: admin on 07/24/2024
We spend too much money for what we get back in service, and our health care is rated only 37th in the world. End of life care uses half of all money spent on health care. MDs need to become involved in deciding how money is going to be spent on what. It takes a community of people to make a collaborative decision that is sensible.

Ecologically Sustainable Medicine

submitted by: admin on 07/24/2024
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Fat Substitutes Don't Work

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Fat substitutes such as Olestra result in weight gain, not loss! They disrupt the body's mechanisms to control food intake. Olestra works by binding up to 8 triglyceride molecules in such a way that the enzyme lipase cannot begin the fat digestive process and it passes out with the stool. Side effects include abdominal cramping, diarrhea, and oily stools....

Food and Addiction with Francesco Garripoli

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Addiction is common and food is a very common addiction. When we are removed from their natural environment it leads to problems. Sugar and high fructose corn fructose are classic examples of how a natural environment is affected by change. We tend to put blame outside of ourselves, this is what victimization is.              

Green Health Care with Joel Kreisberg, DC

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
Practicing ecologically sustainable medicine is what the Teleosis Organization teaches. Building materials are environmentally safe and non-toxic to its inhabitants and produce a safe environment. Tips to do this are offered.          

Health Care Costs Challenge Industry

submitted by: admin on 07/24/2024
The demise of the US auto industry in large part was related to unaffordable health care costs. GM has been referred to as an insurance company that makes cars! US health care costs are double most industrialized countries.

How Does Cancer Spread?

submitted by: admin on 09/24/2013
  The role of stem cells in cancer metastasis is addressed. Communication between cancer cells and the tissues where it will eventually spread is discussed. Why cancer cells spread to only certain organs and tissues is addressed.          

Integrative Medicine and Health Disparaties with Davi Pakter, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Health care disparaties are common and as a society we are only as healthy as our weakest link. We also need to be in harmony with our environment, and many medical treatments pay no attention to this. Mayor Newsome has created a program called "Healthy San Francisco," that provides a beginning program of integrative health care for the indigent. Diet,...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Overview

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Irritable bowel syndrome is defined and its symptoms, evaluation, and treatment reviewed. Treatment in mainstream and nutritional medicine is explained and contrasted.        

Life Support: When Should It Be Stopped?

submitted by: admin on 07/24/2024
Being authentic requires listening to our inner voice, not necessarily our impulses. Being open to listening to these instincts is often foreign to accepted consensus. Steve tells us a fascinating story of how he learned this.

Managing Digestive Disorders with Len and Vicki Saputo

submitted by: admin on 10/10/2013
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki provide an overview of digestive disorders, their physiology, and management using natural solutions. This indepth review offers specific measures for diagnosis and treatment. In general, probiotics, l-glutamine, UltraClear Sustain, and quercetin do miracles for most people with IBS. A healthy lifestyle also does a lot to restore normal...

Michael Mayer, Ph.D.

submitted by: admin on 07/24/2024
Michael Mayer, Ph.D.                                                                                                  ...

Ola Loa: How it Works

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Ola Loa is an interesting product that I use from time to time. Dr. Kunin discusses why he developed this product and what it does. The special synergy between betaine hydrochloride, glycine, and vitamin C is discussed.            

Phthalates Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
The journal Diabetes Care came out with an article in April of 2012 showing a link between high levels of phthalates and double the risk for type 2 diabetes. They also found that certain phthalates disrupted insulin production in the pancreas. This is the tip of the iceberg regarding severe pollution of the planet. The Environmental Working Group did a study...

Physician Training with Francesco Garri Garripoli

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
People go to medical school because they want to help people. Their training changes their personalities and directs them to become detached scientists. Yet the key aspects of healing have to do with the heart connection with people.          

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