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GUT HEALTH BOOK: "No Guts, No Glory"

Searching for true wellness? Start with the gut. Though most of us rarely think about that organ, unless we’re among the 90 million people who have gastrointestinal problems each year, the gut is the source of many seemingly unrelated physical and mental disorders that afflict millions of Americans—such as kidney stones, asthma, a ruptured abdominal aorta, and even cancer or a heart attack. Most people assume everything’s fine until something hurts. But by then the trouble has been brewing a long time. To be really health savvy, we need to understand the role the gut plays in health, which goes far beyond digestion, and begin taking care of it.

Internist Steven Lamm, M.D., a long-time advocate of moving from intervention to prevention, proposes a three-step plan he calls The Gut Solution that works in tandem with every other part of the body.

April 2012 -  Basic Health Publications 

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Enzymes: The Missing Link for Optimal Digestion

Don’t feel alone if you experience tummy troubles. According to the American College of Gastroenterology, over 95 million Americans suffer from poor digestion. GERD and constipation are the top two most common outpatient care diagnoses among adults, and children under age 15 experience digestive issues as frequently as adults ages 65 years and older. Proof of this is seen in the multi-billion dollar digestive aid industry and on the shelves of your local pharmacy—stacked high with antacids, laxatives, fiber products, and more. The problem is endemic. Why? The major culprit is our modern cooked diet which destroys the natural enzymes found in raw foods that aid in digestion. Another reason is the body’s own diminishing ability to produce enzymes as we age. Add to that our love of processed, refined and fatty foods. It’s no wonder that so many of us frequently suffer from occasional bloating, gas, indigestion, poor absorption, and constipation. Illness and antibiotics also deplete the natural enzymes in our body.

Enzymes are biologically active proteins that are critical to every biochemical reaction in the body and necessary for good health.

In my practice, some of the most common complaints relate to digestion, bloating and gas. I’ve found that by changing how we eat and using supplements such as probiotics and enzymes can improve the entire digestive process which is critical for health maintenance.

Dr. Lamm continues to explain that good digestion is a cornerstone of overall good health, so it’s a high priority to fix it when it’s broken.

Try the following 9 digestive tips recommended by Dr. Lamm:

MEN'S HEALTH BOOK: "Redefining Prostate Cancer: An Innovative Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment"

Redefining Prostate Cancer: An Innovative Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment is a helpful resource for prostate cancer patients, as well as for family members, caregivers, friends, and hospital workers helping the patient along on the journey of coping with and understanding prostate cancer. Redefining Prostate Cancer is the most up-to-date resource currently available and offers personal stories from patients, which encourage readers to learn how men from all walks of life have found health and improved quality of life in the course of their prostate cancer journey.

Dr. Lamm offers his views on prostate cancer from his role as a renowned men’s health specialist, and he’s joined by two esteemed colleagues in the field: Dr. Lepor, a leading urologist and researcher who codeveloped the nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy and has performed thousands of prostate cancer surgeries; and Dr. Sperling, an interventional radiologist specializing in advanced imaging techniques for the prostate and cutting-edge new forms of minimally invasive treatment.

Together, these experts offer patients and caregivers a wholistic, collaborative approach that results in the best individual treatment for their needs. As every patient has different goals and requirements on their journey, Redefining Prostate Cancer provides a breadth of information to answer their prostate cancer questions from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.

October 2013 - Spry Publishing

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