Is Your Sexuality Safe from Gender-Bending Chemicals?

Health Alert 14 You probably already know that pollutants can put you at risk for cancer. Now there is a new threat from environmental pollutants. One that threatens your sexual health. The World Health Organization is scheduled to release a report this month on a newly categorized health threat called endocrine-disrupting chemicals or EDC’s. These EDC’s are spilling into the …

Who Made You Fat?

Health Alert 13 Today I want you to decide to do one simple thing to improve your health. If you are like most Americans, it may be the most important thing you can do for yourself. That one simple thing has to do with starches. You may have heard the news of the most recent groundless lawsuit. An obese New …

Common Supplement Linked to Cancer

Health Alert 12 There is recent evidence linking chondroitin sulfate – a popular arthritis supplement — and prostate cancer. I’m writing today to clarify the issue. The thinking for taking chondroitin for arthritis goes something like this. When you have arthritis your joints get inflamed. The inflammation damages the cartilage in your joints. When the cartilage (normally smooth) is roughed …

Why Should You Take Supplements?

Health Alert 11 So you eat your vegetables, you don’t smoke or drink to excess. You avoid junk food and you exercise. So do you really need to take vitamins? You’ve heard the arguments pro and con. You’re probably ready to throw your hands in the air and conclude that no one really knows. Before you do, look at some …

If You Are Man, You’re Born with a Problem Waiting to Happen

Health Alert 9 Last time I mentioned that there were 400,000 surgeries on the prostate every year. Today I want to look at the most common problem with the prostate – and one thing you can do to prevent being one of those surgical statistics. Prostatic problems are an epidemic in this country. Swollen prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) …

The Birth of a New Specialty – Will Your Health Care Be Affected?

Health Alert 8 This year over 200 doctors endured the winter snow to assemble in Denver, Colorado for an historic meeting. They met to take an examination for accreditation by a body most Americans have never heard of. They took the first ever board exam in holistic medicine. Holistic medicine has a different philosophical approach to health care. Instead of …

Do You Suffer from a Deficiency of Viagra?

Health Alert 7 In the last letter, I talked about my suspicion of newly invented acronyms. Last week I heard a whole crop of brand new ones – fresh from the mint. I was asked to attend a medical conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami. The conference title was “Novel Therapies for Erectile Dysfunction”. Now that erectile dysfunction (ED) …

The Problem with HRT Is …It Isn’t

Health Alert 6 The problem with HRT or Hormone Replacement Therapy is that it’s none of the above. What I mean is this. The pharmaceutical products billed as HRT aren’t hormones at all and by taking them, you are not actually replacing anything. Real hormones are available. They are safe when used appropriately. They are very inexpensive and that, believe …

Drug Danger Hits Home

Health Alert 5 I had a narrow escape with danger last month. LM, a 68 year-old retired teacher living in Boca Raton came to see if I would help her lower cholesterol without drugs. She had heard through a friend that I specialized in natural alternatives. LM had been given Zocor, one of the “statin” drugs. Soon after taking it, …

Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Can Be Deadly

Health Alert 4 Organized medicine has become a huge proponent of “statin” drugs that actually block the production of CoQ10. As bad as this is to your health and vigor, it’s not the worst consequence of statins. They can cause a terribly painful and potentially lethal side effect called rhabdomyolysis. The pain is caused by the bursting of muscle cells. …