Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts the show discussing the importance of folic acid in the diet. Not only to prevent birth defects but to aid in other mechanisms within the human body. Also discussing the effects of high blood levels of homocysteine and an increased risk of atherosclerosis.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a recent GAO (Government Accounting Office) report that states 51% of all FDA approved drugs later require label changes for side effects. Of that percentage 3 to 4 percent are eventually pulled off the market.
- Sheri has a friend who has been diagnosed with gastroparesis.
- Jesse has tachycardia and atrial fibrulation.
- Roland has suffered with severe migraines for years.
- Carol has type II diabetes and is looking for an electrolyte replacement without sugars.