Dr. Wallach discusses a news article regarding new therapies for damaged knees. Researchers are experimenting with using "cartilage plugs" to help rebuild knee joints. Doc asserts that the technology of how to rebuild joints already exists. Contending that if you give the body right nutrients and building blocks the body can rebuild joints and ligaments.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding salt and hypertension. The story outlines the revised "Dietary Guidelines for Americans" that wants people to reduce their sodium intake to avoid hypertension. The article also defines the differences between sodium and "table salt".
- Burt calls back to get more information for a friend who's been diagnosed with cervical cancer.
- Ginny is a diabetic looking for advise on a nutritional supplementation plan.
- Angie is experiencing periphal neuropathies due to osteoporosis.
- Ivora has two questions the first regards a diabetic with low libido. Second she has questions concerning an eighty six year old woman with constipation and insomnia.