Episode 44: Kidney Stones

One of the worst pains known to both men and women would be the passing of a kidney stone. In fact, it might even rival childbirth as far as it’s severity goes. Kidney stones are made up of either Calcium … Read More

Episode 25: Plantar warts

Plantar warts are chronic viral infection that are about as annoying as Donald Trump’s voice, which, many people suffer from. They are caused by certain non-cancer causing strains of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and can cause discomfort or pain … Read More

Episode 5: The Panic Attack

Panic Attack Aversion In this stressful period in history, we tend to look back and yearn for that simpler time when smart phones, internet and global info-tainment didn’t exist. Although millennials can’t fathom what I’m on about, everyone over the … Read More

Bitter Taste in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine)

Carcinogenesis and why drugs “Haven’t Got the Guts”

Hippocrates was prophetic when he made the statement that “All disease begins in the gut”. Cancer causing agents in food such as food dyes, aflatoxins (think nuts), pesticide residues, heavy metals, nitrites and artificial sweeteners, as well as non-food sources … Read More

Breaking up with Sugar

Damn baby! You still look’in mighty fine!  I never knew that you were so talented!  Not only does your industry make a killer profit (both literally and figuratively), but you are insanely addictive too.  I sure know that I felt … Read More

The Real Skinny on Margarine

When I was a kid in grade school I used to love science experiments. I would imagine myself as the mad scientist concocting various chemicals in a foaming beaker and uttering the “mooohahaha!” laugh I’d seen on TV so many … Read More

Aaaah! Soap!

A few germs were waiting at the doorknob for their ride to work and started talking just to pass the time. “So what sort of work do you do Chlamy” asked Rhinovirus. “Well, I tend to like infecting the conjunctiva of the eyes, then, if I’m lucky, cause blindness” responded Chlamydia Trachomatis. … Read More

Fermented foods preserve your guts

Hippocrates once said: “All disease begins in the gut”. This statement has proven to be far more accurate than he would ever have guessed and the reason is gut flora. Defective gut flora or “gut dysbiosis” can occur in anyone … Read More

The Point of Prophylactic Acupuncture

Wouldn’t it be great if you could take an aspirin and make all of its anti-inflammatory properties go to one specific location (i.e.: your shoulder), but suffer none of the side effects such as stomach upset? Well it turns out … Read More