Dr. Wallach starts the show today discussing gluten intolerance. Explaining that it is not an allergy but rather a contact enteritis. Outlining this reaction to gluten in the small intestine is much like the type of reaction seen on skin contacted by poison oak. Which causes the intestinal villi to be destroyed thus compromising the body's ability to absorb nutrients.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach talk about a news story concerning deaths by FDA approved prescription medications. According to data from the CDC published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Some 290 Americans die every single day from prescription drugs. Meaning that the drugs prescribed by doctors are 6200% more likely to kill people than a homicidal maniac with a gun.
- Karen's stepmother's cat has kidney disease.
- Arliss has several health challenges including macular generation, arthritis, incontinence and asthma.
- Marjorie has two questions the first concerns her mother who is a type 2 diabetic with Alzheimer's. Second she has questions regarding her father who has arthritis in his shoulder and an enlarged prostate.
- Ron has a friend with peripheral neuropathies from sciatica.
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