Dr. Wallach discusses the growing problem of weight gain and obesity in America. The problem is so bad worldwide that some health experts say it is a pandemic worse than the bird flu.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent news article concerning anesthesiology. There is a growing trend of "outiside-the-operating-room" procedures such as angiograms, liposuction, face-lifts, colonoscopies and endoscopies. These all require anesthesia but possibly 45% of the time not applied by an anesthesiologist. A recent study found that "off base" anesthesia has 10 times the risk for the patient for death or permanent injury.
- Susie has two questions the first concerns her dog that is experiencing seizures. Next she asks about her own bone spurs.
- Angie has been experiencing a tightness in her throat for over a year.
- Rafael asks Dr. Wallach for a basic supplement plan.
- Bob has a friend who is going through menopause and has had a partial hysterectomy.