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Archive for December, 2013

PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS AND MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY

The following study showed that 44 percent of patients who were admitted to a New York City hospital with chest pain and heart attacks were taking antacids for gastrointestinal problems. Most were taking proton pump inhibitors (PPI). When these researchers investigated further, they found that these people’s cardiovascular problems were caused by electrolyte abnormalities, particularly low magnesium […]

December 31st, 2013
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INJURY FROM DRUGS AND SUPPLEMENTS

I believe there is a concerted attack that has been waged (by those who are losing control and money) that is aimed at preventing people from using supplements in this country. The article below was released on the heels of the article in the Annals of Internal Medicine on December 17, 2013 that came to […]

December 29th, 2013
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EMPATHY

 The article below entitled Doctors and Empathy is one of the best essays on the subject of empathy I have ever read.  The author criticizes the way physicians respond to patients but outlines the genesis of this behavior—how physicians’ training teaches them to become unsympathetic.   I have learned to recognize over the years that […]

December 24th, 2013
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