Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a recent report that energy drinks can be bad for those with heart disease. Doc explains the reason is the huge amounts of caffeine in these energy drinks. Asserting that the jittery feelings people get after consuming the drinks is actually caffeine poison.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent report that found a huge increase in drugs prescribed to children. The report presented at a meeting of the American Public Health Association stated that in a four year time frame there was a 166% increase in prescriptions for diabetes drugs in girls 10 to 14. There were also increases in prescriptions for blood pressure, cholesterol, asthma and drepression medications.
- Nicole has three questions for Dr. Wallach concerning chronic stomach flu, menstrual cycles and weight gain.
- Cindy asks Dr. Wallach about ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).
- Vernese's husband has been diagnosed with glaucoma.