Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the growing importance of disease prevention. Because of the increasing costs of healthcare and prevention is not screening tests. Citing the statistics of where the U.S. ranks in health. Asserting the U.S. ranks 92nd in healthfulness, 60th in longevity and 41st in live births and first year survivability. While the U.S. spends more on healthcare than all of the other countries combined.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding studies on low back pain. Experts contend that 80% of all Americans will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. Costing some $90 billion a year in lost productivity. This according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The article contends there are ways of combating low back pain without surgery. Listing the causes of low back pain as weight gain and obesity, sitting for long hours with bad posture, sagging mattresses, high heels and heavy purses or backpacks.
- Bonita has several health challenges including trigeminal neuralgia, chest pains, pre-diabetes, hypertension and bipolar disorder.
- Katrina's five year old daughter has been diagnosed with Kawasaki's disease.
- Elaine was previously diagnosed with hypothyroidism and gives a testimonial on how well a supplement program worked to help her cut medications in half.
- Brian's 81 year old mother has several health challenges including atrial fibrulation, macular degeneration, hearing and short term memory loss and congestive heart disease.
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