Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the fact that Nelson Mandela just turned 90 years old. Doc then outlines his theory on the principles of longevity and what people can do if they want to live long healthy lives.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning a misdiagnosis of Lyme's disease. Several doctors in the UK saw a 13 year old girl and diagnosed her meningitis-like symptoms including severe headaches and shortness of breath. As meningitis, Epstein-Bar virus, tumors and one doctor even thought the girl needed a psychiatrist. Eventually the girls mother made the correct diagnosis by using the internet.
- Jim has a friend diagnosed as being obese with type II diabetes and hypertension.
- Marge has questions concerning Youngevity's chocolate product.
- LuAnne has been diagnosed with an inflammed bladder.
- Carol has an English bulldog with skin allergies.