Dr. Joel Wallach begins todays show discussing the importance of dietary salt. Stating that an average size person should be consuming between 2800 mg to 5000 mg daily. Contending that a low salt diet can be harmful to people's health. Asserting that the body uses salt in numerous chemical reactions.Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article about a recent report from the Alzheimer's Association. The report states that medicare patients are told of a cancer diagnosis right away. While the same report states that doctors only tell Alzheimer's patients about their diagnosis around 45% of the time. Many doctors avoiding that converstation out of fears of upsetting the patient. While the same report indicates that "few patients become depressed or have other long term emotional problems.Callers
Winston has two questions the first regarding elevated PSA levels. He also has questions regarding memory loss.
Cindy's sister-in-law has been diagnosed with lichen planus.
Ann has been diagnosed with fibroid tumors.
Peg has a friend diagnosed with liver cancer.
Estrolita is experiencing stomach bloating following meals.
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