Allergic Rhinitis & Yeast

February 13, 2015

In a recent CME (continuing medical education) course we were given clinical practice guidelines to treat allergic rhinitis (AE) AKA hayfever. AR is defined as an inflammatory response of the nasal mucous membranes after inhaling an allergen, such as grass pollen, dust mites, or pet dander, which can trigger symptoms that can include runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezing, and itching.

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I’ll Take Early Death

February 7, 2015

When I saw this Medscape survey article – “Daily Pill? No Thanks, I’ll Take Early Death” I had to immediately share it with you. The study found that one-third of 1,000 subjects would rather have a shortened lifespan (by 2 years) than take daily drugs to prevent cardiovascular disease.

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I Am Not My Genes, I Am A Human Being

February 1, 2015

I love putting several pieces of information together and coming up with a theory or drawing a likely conclusion. Here is the latest. Someone wrote the following on my Facebook Page: “Seriously, I believe one of the most dangerous and insulting phrases in the English language is this: Your doctor has determined the benefits outweigh the risks.”

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Heartburn Drugs and the Heart

January 30, 2015

One of my blog readers pleaded, “Oh please do a blog about Nexium!!! Just about everyone I talk to is on the wretched stuff. Drug-pushing doctors seem to hand it out like candy.” I wrote about the Purple Pill in my Death by Modern Medicine book. It began as Prilosec, but in 2001, when the […]

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Europe Pulling 48 Drugs

January 25, 2015

Has offshore drug production and testing finally caught up with us? On Jan 23, 2015, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended pulling four dozen generic drugs because they were approved based on flawed clinical studies conducted in India.

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Therapeutic Levels of Magnesium Treat Migraines

January 22, 2015

The American Headache Society (AHS), January 20 2015 released new Guidelines for the treatment of migraine — the first update since 2000. The paper was authored by two leading headache specialists who disclosed numerous ties to the pharmaceutical industry.

The paper said “The new guidelines will help doctors make the best decisions for the acute treatment of patients with migraine.” However, the guidelines are just a long list of over 40 drugs that doctors have to choose from to treat each patient.

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Why Are Doctors In Denial?

January 15, 2015

I’ll quote heavily from an article called “Heart Disease and Lifestyle: Why Are Doctors in Denial?” bemoaning the fact that “In a randomized controlled trial of primary prevention, no cardiologist would want to be compared against a good physical trainer or nutritionist. We would get trounced. Our calcium scores, biomarkers, pills, and procedures would not stand a chance. The study would be terminated early due to obvious superiority of lifestyle coaching over doctoring…”

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Cancer Caused by Bad Luck!!

January 9, 2015

A recent study at John Hopkins concluded that “Bad Luck To Be Blamed For Two-Thirds Of Cancers In Adults.” Lord Sufferin’ Cats, doesn’t that beat all? Doctors are finally admitting that they haven’t got a clue what causes cancer. So why do they think they can keep treating it with toxic chemo and radiation? Here’s […]

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Miscommunicating With Kids

January 8, 2015

The Parenting Teens Summit 2015 for moms and daughters created by Tova Garr runs from January 12 through February 1, 2015. My interview is on January 28.  In this Summit, leading experts reveal how a mother can create easy and effective communication with her daughter in these crazy teenage years, allowing her to become the […]

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