Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing arthritis and the NSAID (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) drugs usually prescribed. Asserting that these only treat a symptom and don't actually address the cause. Recommending nutritional alternatives as ways to deal with arthritis.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss the most recent TV ad from Pfizer for thier NSAID drug "Celebrex". Doug plays the audio voice-over portion of this ad and points out that most of the ad is about the side effects.
- Dick has questions concerning the treatment of osteoporosis.
- Lonni has two questions the first concerns pancreatitis. Second she asks if the plant derived minerals could be used to alleviate cravings for someone trying to quit smoking.
- Janie asks Dr. Wallach about spots she sees appearing on hear skin after sun exposure.
- Amy has two questions the first concerns the use of "Arthrydex" for ferrets. Second she has questions regarding food allergies.