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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.

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  • 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.
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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing Alzheimer's.  Asserting that it is a physician caused nutritional deficiency.  Contending that low cholesterol levels contribute to the disease.  Because the body uses cholesterol to make mylar which is the protective sheath around neural synapses.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent news article regarding chemotherapy.  A recent government study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institue found that complications following chemotherapy for breast cancer are greater than previously thought.  Those receiving chemo with 12 months of the initial diganosis of breast cancer were 16% more likely to have an adverse event that requiring hospitalization or emergency care.

Callers

  • Shala has questions regarding anxiety.
  • Sergio asks Dr. Wallach if glucosamine supplements can be linked to insulin resistance.
  • Janine has questions concerning the sugar substitute sucralose.
  • Bill has been experiencing an increase in interoccular pressure.
  • Georgia asks Dr. Wallach about osteoporosis and elevated cholesterol levels.
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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben starts the show discussing menopause and hot flashes.  Outlining several strategies for dealing with the various symptoms of menopause.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a recent news story concern salt.  Ben discusses the importance of salt in the diet as well as the ratio of sodium to potassium.

Callers

  • Mildred has questions concerning constipation.
  • Wendy asks Ben about a young girl who has chronic eczema.
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