Russ1a

Russ1a

  • Commented on 958 Flipping the Food Pyramid Upside-Down
    Lots of "Food for Thought" by Dr. Westman. There seems to be a fair amount of confusion about the opinions being offered. Being a dyed in the wool contrarian, I was pleased to hear the opposite side of BigPharma's and...
  • Commented on 955 Surviving Cancer Against All Odds
    Great show. Dr. Turner saw merit in Dr. Kobayashi's views that cancer was caused by mitochondrial failure and that cancer cells should be denied the sugar (glucose) they require as fuel. Dr. Thomas Seyfried has done a tremendous amount of...
  • Commented on 955 Surviving Cancer Against All Odds
    Great show. I would have liked to hear more about the diets that were tried. To paraphrase, in the view of some experts: (((( CARBOHYDRATES CAUSE CANCER )))). For those who are interested in preventing or treating cancer with a...
  • Commented on Constipation and Diarrhea Remedies
    Constipation has been one of my biggest problems since I turned 60 about 9 years ago. I couldn't agree more with the title of Joe's vid titled: "Joe Graedon: If Constipation is the Question, Fiber is the Answer", although Joe...
  • Commented on 952 Why Is Flying Safer Than Health Care? Developing a Safety Culture
    Hi ms, I would have asked a different question: can aortic stenosis and calcification be reversed with vitamin K2? If you do a web search for that, I think you will be enlightened by what you find. Hope this helps....
  • Commented on 952 Why Is Flying Safer Than Health Care? Developing a Safety Culture
    Hi Anonymous, I have a similar problem with the speed of the audio except I find that the speed is too slow, not too fast. The way I handle that is to speed up the playback by 20% using a...
  • Commented on Iron Supplements vs. Restless Legs
    Hi Rebekka, Have you had your blood checked for iron and ferretin levels? Those tests will give you info on whether your iron status is likely causing your restless legs. Sincerely, Russ...
  • Commented on 948 Superbugs, Stethoscopes and New Technologies to Prevent the Spread of Infection
    The handwriting IS on the wall. The post-antibiotic era is quickly approaching. The question is: What are we going to do about it. The two most likely options are: 1) Concentrate on measures which strengthen the immune system, such as...
  • Commented on Aluminum Under the Arms Can Be Irritating--Does It Also Raise the Risk of Breast Cancer?
    I believe in KISS, so here is what works for me as a deodorant, which I only apply every four days or even less frequently. The solution of white vinegar, diluted 1 to 1 with water, applied with a small...
  • Commented on 911 Leaky Gut and an Immune System Run Amok (Archive)
    I would have given a 5 star rating except only ONE of the THREE major dietary anti-inflammatory strategies was mentioned. The two that were omitted were 1) reducing omega-6 oils, and, 2) eating a low glycemic index diet to reduce...
  • Commented on 945 Vitamin Pills and Aspirin for Prevention: A Smart Move or a Waste of Money?
    I was taking 1/2 tablet ASA, 162mg, every day to prevent cancer and stroke or heart attack. That was too much. I was also eating fish oil, salmon, and freshly ground flax, which are all known to thin the blood....
  • Commented on 945 Vitamin Pills and Aspirin for Prevention: A Smart Move or a Waste of Money?
    "I did not hear the radio show, we don't get it in Houston." Hi Barbara, you can download the mp3 of the radio show from this website (free for four weeks after broadcast). Click on "Buy This Show on CD...
  • Commented on 944 Dr. Susan Love Tells You What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer & Mammograms
    "Chief Visionary Officer" is quite a title. I was wondering if any of those visions might include Fever Therapy for prevention of cancer? See: Healing Heat: Harnessing Infection to Fight Cancer, http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/pub/healing-heat . Sincerely, Russ...
  • Commented on Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Control Do Not Preserve Cognitive Function in Diabetes
    Some now call Alzheimer's "type 3 diabetes"; see the NY Times article: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/25/bittman-is-alzheimers-type-3-diabetes/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0 . After you read that you might be interested in coconut oil as an alternative fuel for brain cells instead of glucose, as type 2 diabetes is...
  • Commented on Underutilized Antiviral Flu Drugs Could Save Children's Lives
    Right on, JB. I haven't looked myself, but I bet, as has been my experience in the past, if all the studies were examined, you wouldn't find ONE that examined vitamin D deficiency as a factor in the causation or...
  • Commented on 839 Health News Update
    Hi Samantha, The determination of your father to do the right thing by his patients and his willingness to explore unconventional treatment options when conventional options fail was exceptionally courageous and admirable. You have good reason to be proud. We...
  • Commented on Blood Pressure Pill Proved Deadly
    Hi D. R., Dr. Stephen Sinatra wrote a great book on cardiomyopathy titled: "The Sinatra Solution". See if your local library has it. Beyond that, you might find it of benefit to explore: omega-3 fish oil, vitamin D, vitamin K-2,...
  • Commented on Fighting Fungus in Sensitive Places
    Hi Tracy, I couldn't find the original post that mentioned corn starch, but your comment sure rang a bell with me. In my case, I had always used vasaline to lubricate my anus after every bowel movement to keep my...
  • Commented on Cascara Sagrada Use May Lead to Laxative Dependence
    Hi Akt, Here is an update on my current status regarding constipation. Since my last post, my constipation had come and gone without me being able to discern why. About 3 months ago a friend suggested that sucralose might have...
  • Commented on Aspirin Vs. Cancer: What Are We Waiting For?
    Whoops, I gave the wrong source for my quote: "Black stool usually means that the blood is coming from the upper part of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This includes the esophagus, stomach, and the first part of the small intestine....
  • Commented on Aspirin Vs. Cancer: What Are We Waiting For?
    I take 1/2 of a 325 mg tablet of asa/day to reduce my risk of cancer. I'm 68, male, and am aware of the risk of bleeding ulcers. So I keep an eye out for black stools as an early...
  • Commented on 894 Heart-Healthy Choices
    Hi Gwen, Arthritis is an inflammatory condition. Omega-6 oils and insulin are inflammatory. Omega-3 oils are anti-inflammatory. About 8 years ago I had arthritis in my shoulder and hand. What completely relieved my arthritis since then was following the recommendations...
  • Commented on 894 Heart-Healthy Choices
    Peppy wrote: "I notice more folks zeroed in on the olive oil but when reading the study the nut added group actually had slightly more favored results which knocks in the head all the extremely low fat heart diet book...
  • Commented on Are Calcium Supplements Killing People?
    Regarding the post from MJM, I totally agree. When speaking of calcium metabolism, the first consideration is: how much calcium is in the diet? The next consideration is: how much of that calcium is actually absorbed from the gut? Vitamin...
  • Commented on 863 Overcoming Digestive Disorders
    I'm 67 and I occasionally have reflux at night. I find sucking on a decorative glass "wafer drop" (about as large as a nickle and 1/4 inch thick) produces enough saliva to eliminate my discomfort. I believe the slightly alkaline...
  • Commented on 845 Aspirin Secrets Revealed
    ANOTHER home run! Congratulations Terry and Joe. I also thought you did a great job of keeping the information translated to "plain English". I'm concerned about prostate cancer as I have the precursor: benign prostatic hyperplasia. Wanting to know the...
  • Commented on Many Ways to Fight Shingles Pain
    I doubt this will make it past the screener, but here goes anyway. You say you continue to take meds which are not solving your problem(s). A more natural approach might work better. Things I've tried which I believe are...
  • Commented on 839 Health News Update
    Dr. Knutson recommends putting Vaseline or cooking oil on the wound for the first day or day and a half (to allow for the bleeding to stop), and then adding the sugar (three or four parts sugar to one part...
  • Commented on 826 Asthma
    The bonus interview with Dr. David Hahn was outstanding. It should not be overlooked by anyone interested in asthma. I would dearly like to know what the relationship is between asthma,vitamin D, and mercury. If it is true that mercury...
  • Commented on Fish Oil No Help against Postpartum Depression
    Since when is reducing the risk of pre-term delivery by HALF not a significant benefit? It sure sounds like a significant benefit to me. Sincerely, Russ...
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