Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a news article on statin drugs. Outlining the side effects that these drugs cause such as Alzheimer's disease, erectile dysfunction, type 2 diabetes and fibromyalgia. Doc then cites several disease states that are caused when people follow the advice of medical doctors.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding "Blue Zones". Researcher studying longevity using census maps realized that centenarians in large numbers tend to occur in clusters throughout the regions of the world. Looking specifically at the Greek island of "Ikaria" where nearly all the citizens live well into their ninties. Marking these clusters with blue ink thus tagging these clusters as "Blue Zones". The researchers believe the slow lifestyle, strong Greek coffee and midday naps could explain the longevity.
- Carmen has follow-up questions regarding her father who has trouble with his balance while walking.
- Sonja has several health challenges including Hashimoto's disease, Sjogren's syndrome, fibromyalgia and depression.
- Jim has questions regarding a friend with rheumatoid arthritis.
- Barbara has questions concerning rheumatoid arthritis and obesity.
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