Category Archives: Patient Education Guide

Hyperlipidemia

Cholesterol is a major component of plaque in arteries. Lowering cholesterol decreases its accumulation in arteries and will decrease the amount of plaque and frequency of heart attacks. Most plaques are asymptomatic before a heart attack – even when the vessel … Continue reading

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Eczema

Eczema is a skin ailment involving superficial inflammation of the skin mainly affecting the epidermis (top layer of skin). It is characterized by itching with a red rash often accompanied by small blisters that may exude fluid and become infected. … Continue reading

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Flax Seeds – Health Benefits

Health Benefits of Ground Flax Seeds Flax seeds (2 – 3 teaspoons of ground flax seeds meal consumed with water) prevent and alleviate constipation. Flax seeds improve digestion. When breaking open or grinding flax seeds, they immediately become rancid, which … Continue reading

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DMSA Info

What is DMSA? DMSA is an over-the-counter nutritional supplement that provides succinate, a substance found in every cell of the body. What does DMSA do? DMSA helps the body rid itself of harmful minerals and metals, and it has been … Continue reading

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CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)

Definition Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is defined as debilitating fatigue, primarily affecting women, with associated symptoms lasting at least 6 months. Although there is no known cure for this illness, prognosis for patients is usually good through the treatment of … Continue reading

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CFS and Epstein Barr Virus

The following is modified from “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome” authored by Michael T. Murray and published by Prima Publishing. CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) & Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) Many research studies have focused on identifying an infectious agent as the cause … Continue reading

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Deprenyl

Deprenyl has produced dramatic life extension effects in animals, but we are fairly certain that deprenyl alone will not do as well in humans. The reason for this is that in rats, the elevation of monoamine oxidase (MAO) plays a … Continue reading

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Diet – Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Memorial Hospital Diet Basic Fat Burning Soup Recipe 6            Large Green Onions 2            Green Peppers 1            or 2 Large Cans of Tomatoes 1            Bunch of Celery 1            Large Head of Cabbage 1            Pkg. Lipton … Continue reading

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Herbal Hair Oil

Neem is an age-old Ayurvedic remedy used to maintain healthy hair; it helps to strengthen, stimulate growth, and soothe the scalp. Keratin proteins of the hair follicle are fortified, resulting in strong, resilient, shiny locks, while circulation at the scalp … Continue reading

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Gout, Gouty Arthritis, High Uric Acid

Dr. Manso used to suffer from gout himself, but has been free from the illness for 20 years. We treat gout with diet, controlling the pH (acidity) of the body, and sometimes using prescription meds such as Colchicine, Zyloprim (Allopurinol), … Continue reading

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