Dr. T's Health Blog (Recent Posts)

Are Narcotics and Marijuana Appropriate for Pain Relief?

Published: June 9, 2015
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A monkey study showed that adding cannabinoids (THC, the primary intoxicant in marijuana) to narcotics dramatically increased the narcotics effect, being very synergistic. The stronger the narcotic, the stronger the analgesic effect. This was pronounced even at cannabinoid doses that had no effect by themselves, shifting the fentanyl dose-effect curve leftward 20.6-fold!

Twin Nutrients for Great Health: Vitamin A and Beta-Carotene

Published: May 20, 2015
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Two nutrients that do amazing things to help protect your long-term health are vitamin A and beta-carotene. Studies suggest that these "twin nutrients" may help protect you from risks of eye and autoimmune diseases, help strengthen your bones, help keep your memory sharp as you age, help keep your skin smooth — and much more!

Vitamin E for Extra-Good Health

Published: May 11, 2015
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Optimizing your nutrition is a must for good health. And this week I want to discuss the importance of optimizing your intake of another powerful antioxidant: vitamin E. Vitamin E protects the outer layer of cells (the membrane) from free radicals. And because it protects every cell in the body, it's a major key to overall health. It also boosts immunity by guarding the thymus gland, which manufactures the infection-fighting white blood cells called lymphocytes.

Optimize Your Nutrition

Published: February 9, 2015
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Last month, everyone joyfully wished each other "Happy New Year." This week, I'd like to wish you "Happy New'trition" — the kind of nutrition that will tune-up your tired body and give you renewed energy and better health in 2015.

Rub Your Pain Away

Published: January 28, 2015
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Tired of medication side effects as you give your body what it needs to get pain free? The good news is that a new topical pain cream can be very helpful, and we've been getting awesome feedback from folks!

The Importance of Drinking Water

Published: January 28, 2015
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Guest Article by Rev. Bren Jacobson

Dr. Teitelbaum asked me to write this article to explain the importance of drinking water for maintaining good health.  He asked that I focus on the problems with tap and bottled water, and to recommend the best way to enjoy inexpensive, good tasting, healthy water. After reading this, I invite you to visit my blog where I discuss many important issues about water. 

Eliminating Unnecessary Medications (Part 3)

Published: January 19, 2015
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In recent installments of my "Ten-Point Tune-Up" series, I discussed the importance of eliminating unnecessary medications, and why that's usually a must for increasing energy, health — and longevity (side effects from prescription drugs kill more than 100,000 people every year!). It turns out my discussions were timely, because a number of troubling revelations about medications have just surfaced in recently published research. Chief among these are:

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