Dr. Peter Glidden fills in for Dr. Joel Wallach beginning the show discussing the differences between naturopathic medicine and the allopathic medicine practiced by medical doctors. Asserting that MDs practice "reductionist" medicine by narrowing their focus to specific symptoms and areas of the human body. Also contending MDs only use drugs and surgeries to "turn off" natural body functions.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Glidden discuss a news article concerning a study on statin drugs. The study involving thousands of patients found a link between taking statin drugs and developing cataracts. In fact one analysis that compared people on statins that had no other health issues with those not taking the drugs found 34% of statin users had cataracts compared to 10% of non users.
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