Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts the show discussing the prevalence of inflammed bowel disease in the U.S. Contending that this disorder is not a drug deficiency, but a nutritional deficiency. He then outlines a strategy for dealing with this through supplementation.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a news article conerning a study on cholesterol lowering statin drugs. The study found that there was a link between a gene variation and those more prone to muscle pain and weakness associated with statin drugs. Ben asserts that there is no reason to take statins as cholesterol levels and heart disease have never been directly linked.
- Ethel has questions concerning the use of pro-biotics.
- Becky has questions regarding the "Gluco Gel" product from Youngevity.
- John has been experiencing reflux and GERD for several years.
- Margaret's 46 year old daughter recently suffered a stroke.