Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Joel Wallach beginning the show discussing probiotics. Touting the importance of supplementing with probiotics. Stating that probiotics help keep the digestive system healthy. Contending that most health challenges start with the digestive system.Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss the health benefits of herbs. Specifically pepperment and ginger. Both good at treating indigestion as well as supporting the immune system. They also stimulate the appetite. Outlining a peppermint and ginger tea recipe for soothing the digestive system. Doug recommends the Ancient Legacy peppermint oil in hot water for soothing an upset stomach.Callers
Nathanial has two questions the first concerns his own kidney disease. Second he has questions regarding his girl friend's lupus diagnosis.
Betty has been diagnosed with macular generation.
Lyle's granddaughter has had strep throat for over a month.
Jane has questions about arthritic joints.
Phyllis asks Ben about her sacroiliac joint pain and cataracts.