Vitamin E for everyone (S4E6)

As far as supplements go, vitamin E has many contradictory studies that have been published about it. The reason for this is that most of the research has only been done on alpha-tocopherol, while neglecting the other forms.  The 8 … Read More

CoVID19 needs all hands on deck (S4E5)

As the frantic news media whips us all into a frenzy over the corona virus (CoVID19) epidemic, there is some selective deafness that is causing a few things to be overlooked as far as what you can do to further … Read More

Dyspareunia or painful intercourse (S4E4)

Dyspareunia or painful intercourse is a condition that can be devastating to many couples.  There are a variety of different causes of dyspareunia with some of the most common ones including vulvodynia (or pain of the vulva), postpartum dyspareunia, endometriosis, … Read More

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (S3E12)

When someone claims to have great dexterity in something, you often hear them say “It’s all in the wrist”.  However, as far as carpal tunnel syndrome goes, there is a bit more to it than that.  Carpal tunnel syndrome is … Read More

Pain & Trauma Liniment (S3E11)

Chinese medicine has many different interventions that are beneficial for pain and swelling. One in particular that most of us practitioners use is a topical liniment known as Zhen Gu Shui (正骨水 ), which literally translates as “Rectify bone liquid”.  … Read More

Opiate withdrawal revisited (S3E10)

In episode 2 of this season, I covered how the opiate withdrawal syndrome can be alleviated with either oral or intravenous nutrient therapy.  However, there is actually a little more to the story of opiate withdrawal syndrome that should be … Read More

Shingles (S3E6)

When putting a new roof on a house, it is important to choose a good contractor that will do a thorough job, so that the roof will last a long time.  Just replacing old shingles without paying attention to the … Read More

Opiate Withdrawal (S3E2)

The recent news is awash with stories of the seriousness of the opiate crisis and how widespread the problem is. What seems to be conspicuously absent however, is any mention of an intervention that practically obliterates the opiate withdrawal syndrome. … Read More

Alcoholism and Orthomolecular Medicine (S2E1)

If I had to name an affliction that affects the rich, poor, old and young, regardless of educational level or culture, it would be alcoholism. Despite there being public awareness around the substance that many of us use, there is … Read More

Episode 49: GERD

Remember that expression “Don’t bite off more than you can chew.”? In today’s landscape of digestive maladies, perhaps it should be reworked into “Don’t swallow more than you have chewed.” In the case of GERD or Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease, that … Read More