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    Boron – An Important Trace Mineral

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         An 80-year-old woman with hands distorted by osteoarthritis walked into my office and gave me a big hug.  This is the first time she’d had no pain in her hands for many years.  She had been on Borax for a little over one month and was thrilled at the...
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    An Amazing Lupus Case

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        Chronic illness is a great challenge for all physicians.  Having a great outcome is genuinely heartwarming for all, patient and physician alike.      PG, a 58 year old woman from near Palm Springs, CA in the hazardous waste disposal business had a 25 year history of lupus erythematosis, Sjogren’s syndrome,...
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    Out With Gout

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         People afflicted with gout, an extremely painful inflammation which frequently causes red, swollen, big toe joints can look for some new avenues of relief.  Gout, which is an accumulation of uric acid in the joints has typically been treated with drugs and diet designed to remove uric acid from...
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    Pain, Pain Go Away

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    “Over the past 25 years, physicians in many countries have become increasingly willing to prescribe opioids for chronic pain for causes other than cancer. The burgeoning use of opioids has been accompanied by a steep increase in opioid related mortality. In the United States, deaths involving opioid analgesics increased from...
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    MRSA – A New Approach

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    Training the Terrain MRSA, Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus areas, is a big problem for many of our patients. Chronic debilitating, painful skin lesions treated by multiple antibiotics to which the Staph frequently becomes immune. Staph aureas (SA) has the ability to defeat the body’s immune system with catalase, the enzyme that...
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    Heart Burn – Stomach Pain

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    Gastritis-GERD Heart burn, gastritis, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), stomach pain, acid stomach, sour stomach, it goes by many names and is one of the most common afflictions suffered by modern man. Traditional treatment demonizes stomach acid which is one of our most important body substances. Without stomach acid we can’t...
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    The Best Energy Oils

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              Last March my wife, Inge, and I were having lunch in San Francisco on Polk Street during the annual Orthomolecular Health Medicine conference with Robert Rowan, MD and his wife Terri Su, MD.  Dr. Rowan, publisher of 2nd Opinion Newsletter from Santa Rosa, CA and...
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    MCT Oil a Super Food

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    MCT Oil (Medium Chain Triglycerides) is a good source of energy for the body and easy to metabolize because it helps the process of excess calorie burning and facilitates weight loss.  The oil is often used in conjunction with hCG because it encourages ketosis and assist with obesity as well...
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    Depression

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    By Michael Gerber, MD, HMD It was a dark and stormy night in northern Montana when Fred (not his real name) was driving over 120 mph with his lights off.  (“You know they can’t see you when your lights are off.”)  After a police chase he went through a guardrail...