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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing dementias. Outlining that there are four different types of dementia. The first is vascular dementia in which the arteries of the brain are clogged. Second Korsakoff syndrome which is due to a nutritional deficiency and too much sugar in the diet. Then Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome which much like Korsakoff syndrome with additional symptoms the mimick MS symptoms. Finally Alzheimer's whch Dr. Wallach believes is caused by not enough cholesterol in the diet.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding 7 common diseases that used to only show up in the elderly but are now seen in younger people. The diseases are melanoma, osteoporosis, strokes, breast cancer, Alzheimer's, type 2 diabetes and gout. Doug and Doc discuss Alzheimer's and how an MD quoted in the article actually recommends low cholesterol. Doc strongly disagrees asserting that lower cholesterol is what causes Alzheimer's.
- Nancy's mom has ovarian cancer that has spread to her liver, spleen and stomach.
- Linda has two cats with fleas.
- Norma has high blood pressure and food allergies.
- Kim's son has muscular dystrophy.
- Janice has a diagnosis of a malignant thymoma.
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