Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach starting the show discussing a study of women with hot flashes. The study found that many women still had hot flashes years after going through menopause. Ben asserts this is due to the parasympathetic being stimulated most likely by digestive problems.
Pearls of Wisdom
Bill Graff and Ben discuss a news article concerning increased risk of skin cancer in people using tanning beds. The study found that people who used a tanning before age 30 were 75% more likely to develop melanoma later in life. Ben explains these beds are bad because out of the three wave lengths of light these beds only emit UV A.
Shola's mother has been diagnosed with congestive heart disease.
Arthur is experiencing peripheral neuropathies in his feet.
Keith is on dialysis and wants to get off of dialysis using nutrition.
Florence asks Ben his opinion of Gaviscon.
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