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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing longevity and why some cultures have many more centenarians than in the U.S.  Asserting these cultures are always in third world countries.  Not living in big cities with access to doctors and health insurance.  Contending that doctors kill more people each year than most diseases.


Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding the oldest woman in the world.  The Japanese woman Misao Okawa will be 116 years old later this week.  She attributes he longevity to eating sushi once a month and always getting eight hours of sleep.  Doc disagrees contending she probably lives in a remote area of Okinawa cooking with wood and putting the ash in her garden.


Callers

Jim's dog has been diagnosed with a low red blood count.

Joyce has been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation.

Pamela's mother is experiencing short term memory loss.

Rick has questions regarding his wife who is a type 2 diabetic trying to lose weight.


Call Dr. Wallach's live radio program weekdays from noon until 1pm pacific time at 831-685-1080 or toll free at 888-379-2552.

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Dr. Peter Glidden fills in for Dr. Joel Wallach beginning the show discussing atrial fibrulation.  Outlining the treatments used by the medical doctors such as stopping the heart and the restarting the heart.  Using lasers on the nerves in the heart or killing part of the heart.


Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Glidden discuss a news article regarding a Swiss study of doctor's stethoscopes.  After examining patients researchers found more bacterial contamination on the stethoscope than on doctors hands.  There are currently no guidelines on how often a doctors should clean their stethoscopes.


Callers

Jim's mother-in-law has several health challenges including hypertension, diverticulitis and type 2 diabetes.

Debra is experiencing side effects from taking heart medications.

Gary has a friend who is dealing with chronic fatigue.


Call Dr. Wallach's live radio program weekdays from noon until 1pm pacific time at 831-685-1080 or toll free at 888-379-2552.

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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a news article regarding Obamacare.  The Obama administration is asking for $15 billion to train new primary care doctors.  Doc asserts that the problem with our medical system is not money but rather the model is wrong.


Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding a study that found a correlation between the shigles virus, heart attacks and strokes.  The study found those who contracted shingles before the age of 40 were 50% more likely to have a heart attack and 74% more likely to have a stroke compared to those without shingles.  Doc asserts that shingles does not cause heart disease or stroke but rather all three are caused by the same thing.


Callers
 
Julius has hypertension, type 2 diabetes and kidney disease.

Mary has an infestation of bot fly larvae in her angles.

JC has been diagnosed with myositis.

Anthony has two questions the first concerns a woman with back pain, depression and anxiety. Second he has questions regarding a woman with pelvic inflammatory disease.

Terry has a friend diagnosed with prostate cancer that has metastasized to his intestines.


Call Dr. Wallach's live radio program weekdays from noon until 1pm pacific time at 831-685-1080 or toll free at 888-379-2552.

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