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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben start the show discussing human hormones and the important functions they perform within the body. Outlining the specific functions of several well know hormones such as testosterone and progestin.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a recent research study done at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Researchers studied the role of the active ingredient in the spice tumeric. The compound known as curcumin was found to block the gastrointestinal hormone linked to the development of colorectal cancer.
- Delores has several health challenges including diabetes, low kidney funcution and hypothyroidism.
- Judy has been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.
- Joyce has questions concerning sunlight and the production of seratonin and melatonin.