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Medicine Messes Up Your Methylation

You’re methylating right now! This means you’re turning folate (vitamin B9) from your food, into something else called SAMe. It’s the process called “methylation” and SAMe is your body’s head honcho, the CEO if you will! SAMe stands for S-adenosylmethionine and drives hundreds of chemical reactions in your body. If you ate a salad for […]

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Lyme Disease and Bartonella: More Common Than You Think

Dear Pharmacist, On Facebook, you said people catch Lyme disease from their pets, which tote ticks. That’s how I got Lyme, and I have Bartonella too. I found out because of you, and it explained my symptoms of joint pain, confusion, memory loss and seizures. I was told I had dementia, Rheumatoid arthritis, epilepsy, and […]

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A Laxative that Works at Both Ends

Dear Pharmacist, I heard you recommend a drug called Lactulose as a laxative but you said it helped with brain fog too. How can it work at both ends? –J.C., Decatur, Illinois Answer: It’s true, the prescription medication called Lactulose, is a classified as an “osmotic laxative” which means that it pulls water into the […]

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Does Deer Antler Velvet Really Work?

Dear Pharmacist, My hero is Ray Lewis of the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens, and I heard he took Deer Antler Velvet to recover from his muscle injuries faster. Do you recommend this?  –D.D., Baltimore, Maryland Answer: As a Bronco’s fan, I’ll answer your question, albeit reluctantly! I’ve never recommended deer antler velvet extract, but […]

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How You Measure Thyroid Hormone – It Matters

Dear Pharmacist, I went through your timeline on facebook, and learned why I’m still tired and overweight. My physician says my TSH is normal, just like you said he would, can you discuss hypothyroidism in your column? –G.O., Decatur, Illinois Answer: There’s an epidemic of tired, overweight folks who don’t know they’re hypothyroid because of […]

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Fiber is Fabulous For You

  Dear Pharmacist, My doctor asked me to get more fiber in my diet. What are some health benefits and what are good ways to incorporate it into my daily life? I’ve always been a meat and potatoes man. -D.C., Palm Beach, Florida Answer: Fiber is fabulous! It’s Step 3 in my Diabetes Without Drugs […]

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Weight Gain and Unsuspected Gluten Sensitivity-Guest Columnist Dr. David Klein

Weight Gain and Unsuspected Gluten Sensitivity, Sub-Clinical Gluten Enteropathy The ‘Classical Presentation’ is the Exception, not the Rule by David S. Klein, M.D. FACA, FACPM Introduction: Obesity is now endemic.  More than a national disgrace, the fattening of America may well be one of our greatest threats to our national security. In North America, the […]

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The Big List Of Drugs That Mug CoQ-10

The Big List of Drugs that Mug CoQ10 I’ve referenced this ‘Big List’ in a syndicated column, and also in my newest book, “Diabetes Without Drugs.” The most commonly recognized supplemental form of CoQ10 has been known as “ubiquinone” or “coenzyme Q10”  Now, Japan’s largest producer of CoQ10, has found a way to stabilize a […]

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Drug Muggers: How to Keep Your Medicine from Stealing the Life Out of You!

Taking medicine often means you are likely being robbed of essential nutrients because drugs can reduce your body’s stores of vital life-sustaining nutrients. It happens due to absorption problems, extra excretion of a nutrient, or interference of a metabolic pathway. When a drug robs your body of a nutrient you will experience another effect of […]

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Lectures To Our Children

  by Sam Cohen DC The other day I was giving “unsolicited” for advice to my 16 year old girl. I originally started offering my advice to her when she about 2. That’s right, 2 years old. You want to know what it consisted of at that time? “Rachel, there is a law in this […]

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