A biomedical research pioneer, Dr. Joel D. Wallach spent more than 40 years in the field of Veterinary Medicine, observing and researching the effects of individual nutrients on animal health, before becoming a Naturopathic Physician in 1982. Today, Dr. Wallach is renowned for his groundbreaking research on the health benefits of selenium and other minerals. He currently dedicates his time to lecturing throughout the world on the therapeutic benefits of vitamins and minerals, and on lobbying the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on behalf of the dietary supplement industry.
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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing an impending epidemic of arthritis among the "baby boomer" generation. Asserting this is happening because people listened to their doctors and excercised without supplementing. Outlining a study that found knee and hip replacement surgery for pain is worthless. Because it doesn't address the underlying problem of bone loss due to nutritonal deficiencies.
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding a study from the University of Zurich. Researchers linked vitamin D deficiency to ten different common health challenges. Also stating that it is very difficult to get enough vitamin D through the diet. Recommending people should spend time in the sun and to supplement vitamin D.
Pam has a friend with several health challenges including cataracts, glaucoma, weak bladder, rheumatoid arthritis, siezures, herniated disks, hypertension, high cholesterol and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome).
Jim has questions for two people the first concerns a man with failing kidneys. Second he has questions regarding a man diagnosed with a benign sarcoma in his neck.
Kevin recently had an aortic valve replacement and asks Doc for a nutritional supplement protocal to help his heart heal.
Anthony is experiencing a chronically sore throat.
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Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show discussing longevity. Outlining that some cultures have many more people living to be 100 years old that in the U.S. Contending this because these are poor third world cutlures that still put wood ash in their gardens. Asserting that most of the health challenges Americans are suffering are due to mineral deficiencies. Also stating dams are now used to control flooding in low lying areas stating when floods occur silt (minerals) is spread out.
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding sitting for long periods of time. Several recent studies have linked sitting a lot to increased risk of dying from a heart attack or stroke. In one Harvard study found that sitting most of the day increases the risk of dying of a heart attack more than 50%. Now other experts are saying standing can lead to "neck flexion" when the chin is lowered to the chest. They say this can lead to bulging discs, nerve compression and neuropathies.
Darlene's niece has been diagnosed with keratosis.
Anna has several health challenges including psoriasis, obesity, colorectal cancer, type 2 diabetes and neuropathies.
Yvonne has a friend with type 2 diabetes, kidney failure, hypertension and heart disease.
Vern has a follow up call for a diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis.
Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Joel Wallach beginning the show discussing the number one killer of Ameicans heart disease. Stating that all heart disease is due to lack of nutrients in the diet. Asserting the drugs given to heart patients is poison and all have side effects. Contending with proper nutrition many heart conditions can be managed without drugs.
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a news article on sun screens. A survey from the CDC states that only 14.3% of men and 29.9% of women use sun screens on a regular basis. Outlining the differences between UVA and UVB rays and why everyone should be protecting themselves from the sun. Ben vehemently disagrees contending that the chemicals in sun screens are poison. Stating that if you were to injest a sun screen it would probably kill you.
Cassandra has questions concerning a friend diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
Evadney has a questions concern a rare disease called Angelman's syndrome.
Tony's lymph nodes remain swollen following an illness over a year ago.
Sarah has been diagnosed with lichen sclerosus a skin disorder.
Ruth is a type 2 diabetic trying get off of the meds and control her blood sugar naturally.
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