May Newsletter

Is Niacin Safe? A Closer Look at New Research

…you have seen news reports on a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine that calls into question the safety of niacin. While this may have been a well-run study, the conclusions everyone seems to be drawing from the results are based on several false presumptions. First, this study…

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Safe Alternatives to NSAIDs

In the May issue of my newsletter, Alternatives, I answered a question from a reader about whether or not I have changed my views on aspirin, considering it has been found to prevent heart attacks, cancer, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Not to mention, millions of people regularly use aspirin and other…

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Muscle Cramps May Signal a Trace Mineral Deficiency

…I’m not getting any younger—and I’m finding that I need to adjust my health routine to accommodate that fact. A few months ago in my print newsletter Alternatives, I wrote about some changes I’ve started making. One of them was to more closely watch my consumption of minerals, particularly trace…

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Reduce Estrogen Dominance With Probiotics

In the May issue of my print newsletter Alternatives, I wrote extensively about the factors that drive estrogen dominance and what you can do to help maintain a proper balance between the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Today I want to share a portion of that advice with you—specifically, how…

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PSA Testing: Conventional Medicine is Finally Seeing the Light

…men no longer get this screening. Finally…conventional medicine is starting to see the light. As I said all the way back in the early 90s in my newsletter, Alternatives: The PSA test was developed in the early 1980s. Later, with endorsements from several celebrities and a major marketing propaganda…

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Ebola: Just One More Reason to Be Prepared

…in this country was diagnosed in Texas, I had written about this incredibly infectious viral disease in the September issue of my Alternatives newsletter. Currently health officials continue to proclaim that Ebola can only be transmitted through bodily fluids and not through airborne transmission.…

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Detoxify the Body for Bone Health

…body uses to keep pH within a very narrow range (for most people 7.35 to 7.45, which is slightly alkaline). As I've written in my Alternatives newsletter, eating a diet high in acid-forming foods can pull minerals out of your bones. I recommend cutting out foods such as sodas and "white" foods—white…

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