In this show you will hear: We need to be guided by science, but science doesn't have black-and-white answers. A call for common sense and reason. A need to not be nonchalant about steroids. Steroids and Bones Steroids and Clots Steroids and Your Immune System Steroids and Glaucoma Comparing Mask Material by the University of Arizona Food, Probiotics and Depression Aging Plasticity, Chronic low-grade Inflammation, Belly Fat and Eosinophils Sugar consumption when pregnant: what starts in the womb…. That Gut Overlapping your Belt Your belly fat, not under your skin but deeper inside your abdomen, adversely effects immune [...]
Research on Steroids Research is piling up that steroids can have adverse downstream issues. We used to think this was mostly from extended use, but in some of you it can occur from even using steroids for a few days. A population-based study of more than 2.6 million people found that taking corticosteroids for 14 days or less was associated with a substantially greater risk for gastrointestinal bleeding, sepsis, and heart failure, all which can occur up to 30 days after you stopped taking the steroids. Patients were tracked from 5 to 90 days before treatment for various conditions when steroids [...]
Dr. Berkson gives her inspiring never-give-up personal story of hope after being told she was going blind—and now she can see. Don’t miss this very personal and inspirational show Go to SexyBrainSystem.com for free gifts and Dr. Berkson’s latest book on brain health in today’s toxic world and how to protect YOUR Brain. Interested in consulting with Dr. Berkson about your health? Click Here for more information.
This show is a rare opportunity to hear about eye health with a focus on glaucoma from a physician that treats kings and presidents all around the world. Dr. Robert Ritch holds the Shelley and Steven Einhorn Distinguished Chair in Ophthalmology and is Surgeon Director Emeritus and Chief of Glaucoma Services at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York City and Professor of Ophthalmology. When still a fellow in 1978, he performed the first laser iridotomy in New York and initiated the first course on laser treatment of glaucoma at the American Academy of [...]
Glaucoma Glaucoma is a serious disease of the optic nerve. Optic nerves are actually an extension of the brain inside the eyes. Normal optic nerves, not diseased with glaucoma, can with stand ups and downs of internal eye pressure (intraocular pressure IOP). But those with this disease, their nerves can't handle the normal ups and downs of pressure. Fibers die. Vision is lost. All ophthalmologists can do is try to lower pressure through drops and surgery. Too often this does not stop the nerve damage and sight lost. But the questions have always been: why are these nerves so sensitive to [...]