Do Vegans Get Heart Disease?

    I’ve hear this question more than once from patients and acquaintances and the short answer is yes, vegans get heart disease. Heart disease is an equal opportunity afflicter and vegans are just as prone to it as any one else. One of the reasons I think this question has come up more often…

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Give Me Fever

“Give me a fever, and I can cure any disease.” Hippocrates “When a treatment is ineffective, its risks — if not zero — always will exceed its benefits.”  Dr. Michael Shannon,  Children’s Hospital Boston pediatrician and Harvard Medical School professor. I recently came across an article on a very popular health site and was struck…

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The Mighty Demodex

demodex mite

I was researching rosacea and acne treatments recently, and I came across some very compelling research done mostly in China by Dr. Zhao Zhongzhou, linking rosacea and acne to a microscopic mite called demodex.  So I started taking sebum samples from patients who were suffering from rosacea and acne and I found that in most…

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What Happened To Our Food?

Thirteen years ago I visited a doctor who told me for the first time that I was sensitive to wheat and dairy, and that I should also avoid soy, corn, and for that matter most grains.  Considering myself fairly health conscious (I thought) this came as a big surprise to me.  At the time I…

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My Cholesterol Rant

Cholerterol Cartoon

Learn the truth about cholesterol and statin drugs.

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