Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts the show discussing G.E.R.D. ( gastroesophageal reflux disease). Ben asserts that this disease is not a problem of too much stomach acid but not enough.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss transfats. Talking about how many fast food outlets such as;KFC, McDonalds, Burger King etc. are trying to eliminate transfats from their products. Ben asserts that even with the transfats removed these foods still aren't healthy.
Virginia has questions concerning congestive heart failure and ADHD.
Lydia's mother-in-law is suffering from respiratory allergies.
Thelma's grandson recently broke his heel and it isn't healing properly.
Mike has been on dialysis for over a year and wants to get his kidney function to a point where he can stop the dialysis.