Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Joel Wallach beginning the show discussing dementias. Asserting these are just degeneration disease of the brain. Because the brain cells are not getting the proper nutrients they need to be healthy.
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Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss ADHD drugs. A recent analysis found that prescriptions for ADHD drugs have almost doubled in the past four years. Increasing by 53% for adults and increasing 47% in young adults. In 2012 2.6 million adults and 640,000 young adults filled prescriptions for ADHD drugs.
Lou's brother-in-law has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Carl's friend has been diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa.
Alex has a friend diagnosed with cancer.
William has kidney failure and currently on dialysis.
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