Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a study that indicated glucosamine and chondroitin don't work in helping rebuild joints. Doc points out that these nutrients need other nutrients as co-factors to be used by the human body. Contending that there are 90 essential nutrients for proper health.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a study that found in 1 and 8 surgeries there are discrepancies in "rountine count" of sponges and instruments. The researchers also contend that items are actually left in patients in one in every 5000 surgeries. Asserting that surgeons and operating staff should take these counts very seriously.
- Mary has two friends that were recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia.
- Kathy was diagnosed with pharyngeal dsyphasia.
- Carla has been experiencing symptoms related to osteoarthritis.
- Laurie's 15 year old daughter has psoriasis that is getting worse.