Politically Incorrect Medicine August 2015

True stories from real life Food not drugs for cholesterol Millions of people are put on cholesterol lowering statin drugs every year. Many stop taking the drugs anyway. Powerful food alternatives are generally ignored. Not as advertised Contrary signals from the medical evidence Negative, contrary findings that oppose the received wisdom are ignored. Research results may be dressed up as […]

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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 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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Arthritis drugs cause strokes

COMMON PAIN DRUGS CAUSE STROKES The word is out:  two commonly used anti-inflammatory painkillers, ibuprofen and diclofenac, increase the the risk of both hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.  Hemorrhagic stroke is when a blood vessel bursts and leaks large amounts of blood into the brain.  An ischemic stroke is when a brain blood vessel is blocked — by plaque build-up or cracked plaque, which results in the sudden […]

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Problems With Vitamin D

FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINS: Overlooked and Misunderstood The Failure of the Drug Model:  Why Vitamin D Isn’t Enough Are you taking a vitamin D supplement?  Is your 25 hydroxy vitamin D level (25 OH vitamin D) in the optimal range between 40 and 60 ng/ml)?  The answer to both questions may be”yes”, but you may be at risk for vitamin A deficiency. What […]

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