Dr. Wallach starts the show asserting that people should take a proactive role in their own healthcare. Outlining several health screening tests that can be done simply and safely at home. Also citing books, cds and dvds that are available through Youngevity that can help educate people about their own health.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two news stories concerning studies on vitamin D3 supplementation. The first study found that people taking high doses (more than 800IU) of vitamin D supplements had a 30% reduced risk of hip fractures. The also found there was a reduced risk of other bone fractures by 14%. The second study found that women with the lowest blood levels of vitamin D were more likely to gain weight.
- Gene has been diagnosed with degenerative disk disease.
- Dee has questions concerning her brothers recently diagnosed with hereditary spastic paraplegia (a rare neurological disorder).
- Lavita has a friend recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
- Shannon's boy friend has chronic digestive problems resulting in bloating and gas.
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