Politically Incorrect Medicine February 2014

Mostly maybe… Failure to comprehend simple medical probabilities “There is an epidemic failure in the game to understand what is really happening…thinking is medieval, they’re asking all the wrong questions.” — Peter Brand (Jonah Hill)Moneyball (the movie) The quotation is about baseball. It applies to primary care medical practice. Focused repair for autoimmune disease How to fix a “leaky gut” […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine January 2014

Fatigue Stealth organisms, common patterns, common treatments Last month I reviewed a possible cause of chronic fatigue, Epstein Barr Virus. Present in over 90% of the population, under stress it escapes immune system control,reactivates and wreaks havoc on cells, impairing mitochondrial energy production. Chronic fatigue: The chlamydia connection Click here for your Politically Incorrect Medicine January 2014 Dr. Alan Inglis […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine December 2013

Viruses and fatigue New tests, new treatments Fatigue has many causes. I see patients who describe a major life stressor — divorce, job loss, death in the family — and complain of severe fatigue. Severe enough to diminish quality of life. Some of these patients test positive for Epstein Barr Reactivation. Swiss army knife medical supplement Safe, effective, affordable Click […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine November 2013

Healing with electro­magnetic fields (PEMF) Emerging therapy waits for paradigm shift Imagine a non-contact, non-drug, non-surgical treatment for pain and disease with thousands of university level studies behind it. Then ask, why you haven’t heard of it before. Pulsed electromagnetic therapy (PEMF) is accepted by regulating bodies in many countries, with over 2000 randomized controlled trials behind its use. Depression […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine October 2013

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth The cause behind the symptom… Medicine focuses on diagnosis. “What’s the diagnosis?” I heard this every day in my training. I hear it from patients. But most diagnoses are descriptions that do not explain causes. Tough to treat: Epstein barr Virus (EbVa) reactivation In this country, over 90% of all adults show evidence of previous infection […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine September 2013

An up-to-date approach to heart disease prevention Heart disease is our nation’s #1 one killer Mainstream guidelines typically lag many years behind the best scientific evidence. This leads to unnecessary illness and loss of life. Nowhere is this more apparent than heart disease prevention and cholesterol guidelines. As heart disease is our #1 killer,we might want to get the best […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine June 2013

Is it better with drugs,or foods and nutrients? Self-deception in big pharmadoctoring and biomarker medicine A large part of medicine taking place in doctor’s offices is biomarker medicine. Cholesterol. Blood sugar. Blood Pressure. Bone density. We can measure them. Then treat them with drugs. Reading a lab value then writing a prescription takes a minute and allows doctors to keep […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine March 2013

SAMe and mtHfr Depression, arthritis and other common disabling problems… We like to know what drives good health. We like to know what causes disease. Methylation is key to both. Methylation is the addition of a carbon atom to something to make it into something else that does something else. A common modification in numerous biochemical pathways. An important part […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine January 2013

Alzheimer’s Disease is skyrocketing and a leading cause of death Alzheimer’s Disease is on the rise. There’s a new case every 68 seconds. 1 in 8 Americans over 65 years of age have it, 50% over 85. Deaths from Alzheimer’s increased 66 percent between 2000 and 2008, while deaths from other major diseases, including the number one cause of death […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine December 2012

Sure thing, statistical crap shoot or total bust? The shaky basis of common medical treatments Do the popular drugs used to treat common medical “problems” such as high cholesterol and osteoporosis work? Not usually. In fact, nearly never. How about blood pressure drugs — not at all, it appears, in the majority of people being treated. How do we know […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine November 2012

Report #1 Chelation Therapy New and controversial or tried and true? Intravenous (IV) EDTA chelation therapy is a controversial treatment for heart disease. EDTA chelation, however, is a safe FDA approved treatment for lead toxicity and in fact has a long history of safe and well document use for heart disease. Alan Inglis MD Subscribe to read more of this […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine October 2012

Pin the tail on the donkey Waste and deception in medicine It’s worth repeating until it’s fixed: the enormity of the futile, wasteful care in our healthcare system is simply mind boggling, and poorly understood,it would seem, by many doctors and patients alike. Alan Inglis MD Subscribe to read more of this important information. It’s your heart, know the facts […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine September 2012

From the Annals of Narrow Science Fish oil doesn’t work. The proof is in…or is it? Oh really? A recent large scale study from Greece lends itself to predictable sound bite misinterpretation by the usual assortment of medically and statistically illiterate media commentators. Alan Inglis MD Subscribe to read more of this important information. Anti-aging, healthy aging,optimum aging… Notes towards […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine August 2012

Better questions, better outcomes… Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) like an infection “According to my friends in infectious disease, all rheumatological diseases are infectious diseases.” Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks joint tissue (synovium). It affects 0.5-1.0% of the population, women 3x more than men. It is disfiguring and increases risk of premature death, especially […]

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