Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing good fats. Outlining the importance essential fatty acids in promoting proper brain health and function.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two recent news stories concerning drugs withdrawn from the market. The first concerns the drug Permax marketed by Valeant. The drug is currently being taken by thousands Parkinson's patients and has been linked heart valve damage. Second Doug and Doc discuss Zelnorm a drug marketed by Novartis AG and given to people with chronic constipation. Zelnorm has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
- Mary has questions concerning chronic vaginal discharge.
- Janie has three questions the first concerns her daughter who has been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian disease. Second she asks about a 19 year old woman with HPV (human papilloma virus). Finally she has questions concerning her own exposure to noxious fumes that left her with a chronic cough.