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Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

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Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth & Hormones: Optimum Health Report #360

Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth & Hormones: Optimum Health Report #360

Dear Readers,

Greetings all!

This week the NY Times reported that (from Stat Morning Rounds Online)

Prominent cancer researcher quits after report on financial disclosures

The chief medical officer of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has resigned on the heels of a New York Times and ProPublica investigation that found he failed to disclose millions of dollars in payments from drug and health care companies on studies he authored in leading journals. ProPublica and the New York Times found that Dr. José Baselga didn’t report any financial ties — including links to Roche and several small biotechs — in dozens of papers he authored since 2013.

How does this make you feel about your trust of these institutions? Or what they advise for care? Sloan Kettering is at the pinnacle of the cancer industry in the world.

There are truths in medicine and most of them have to do with good nutrition, avoiding toxins and drugs, getting sleep, sunshine and exercise, and if you are ill seeing a practitioner who can help your body heal by nontoxic means. Yes, occasionally pharmaceuticals are needed, on a temporary basis for emergencies, but that is rare rare rare.

I urge you to be vigilant about your personal care and that of your family and be very careful that you get medical advice from practitioners of holistic medicine.

Have a great week.

Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Cancer Prevention, Osteoarthritis & Thyroid Disease: Optimum Health Report #359

Cancer Prevention, Osteoarthritis & Thyroid Disease: Optimum Health Report #359

Dear Readers,

Greetings all!

In the US alone over 4,600 people are diagnosed with cancer every day. Think about that. That’s 3 people every minute! And it amounts to over 1.6 million people per year. Worldwide the latest number is approximately 14.1 million people every year are diagnosed and 8.2 million deaths.

Can cancer be prevented?  We think so. But we know that annual mammograms or PSAs don’t do it. By then it’s too late. Workups for cancer are very targeted – you have to find the low grade infections and sources of inflammation and nutritional deficiencies that lurk in the body. Also the environmental toxin load including heavy metals. They are the sources of cancer. The routine CBC and CMP won’t do it. Nor will the superficial physical exam that your doctor does.

Get proactive. The first step is an exam with us and then the detailed testing designed to find out exactly where you have to change your habits, supplements, and daily patterns. Then you have a better chance to avoid the big “C.”

Are you content to just sit around and wait to see what happens? Do you think that avoiding thinking about it will make it better? Not a chance. Time to wake up.

We can help.

Have a great week.

Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Gallbladder, Bulletproof Diet, Obesity & Ozone: Optimum Health Report #358

Gallbladder, Bulletproof Diet, Obesity & Ozone: Optimum Health Report #358

Dear Readers,

Greetings all!

Your state of living is determined by your state of mind. Your state of mind is determined by you. I realized this today as my wife and I are over in Annecy, France. I am 3 weeks out from participating in Ironman Wisconsin. It will be #43 for me. All the men in my family had heart attacks by the time they were 55. Today, partly in an act of defiance and another as an act of pure insouciance I rode up the Col (a mountain pass) Semnoz just outside of Annecy in the French Alps. It was 4500 feet of climbing in 10 miles. Much of it was 8-9% grade and in some places 10%. I climbed for a little over 2 hours. At age 70 you’re not supposed to be able to do this. But why buy into that state of mind?

Even the Bible states it similarly: As a man thinketh in his heart, so he is. Are your dreams big and bold? Can you muster the state of mind that can take you there? It’s never too early and it’s never too late to defy the mindset of “be like everyone else and do what everyone else does.” There is greatness and genius in every person. I believe we were each created so. To do anything less is an abomination.

So get busy and live, because believe it or not, your life depends on it. Your state of living is determined by your state of mind.

I dare you!

Have a great week,

Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Food Allergies, Multiple Sclerosis & Diet: Optimum Health Report #357

Food Allergies, Multiple Sclerosis & Diet: Optimum Health Report #357

Dear Readers,

Greetings all!

This just came in…..

“Dear Dr.Minkoff,
Thank you for your program and helping me, achieve the goals I had when I came to Center. I don’t have food allergies any more. My fatigue, and inflammation, inability to sleep, and constant pain due to immune system triggers are gone. I am not falling dead sleep after each time I eat, because I eliminated food allergies. Now I know what food to eat so my body does well. I don't have cravings for potatoes and sweets. That in itself is a miracle. I sleep well, work all day long and can think clearly. Thank you so much! 
I can now achieve my goals and have no limits! 
I brought my husband and my son to LWWC, and now they are also well on the road to a more healthy life. 
Thank you for everything!!!”

Would you want these kind of results for yourself or a loved one?

That’s what we specialize in and it can happen for you.

Call us to make an appointment and get your health optimized.

Have a great week,
Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Pesticides, Lyme, Hyperthyroidism & Mold: Optimum Health Report #356

Pesticides, Lyme, Hyperthyroidism & Mold: Optimum Health Report #356

Dear Readers,

Greetings all!

Did you know that the pesticide glyphosate (Roundup) can be incorporated into the muscle fibers of the intestine, heart and skeletal muscle causing weakness of muscle contraction? That people can become constipated or have weakening heart function? That glyphosate tears holes in the gut membrane causing you to have leaky gut?

That in the last 5 years of measuring glyphosate levels in the urine of most patients I have never seen one that had none?

That 3/4 of the rainwater samples in the US have detectable glyphosate?

And most importantly that if you only eat certified organic produce and meats you can reduce your chances of being part of this scourge?

EAT ORGANIC.

Have a great week,

Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Lyme, Alzheimer's, Chronic Pain & Menopause: Optimum Health Report #355

Lyme, Alzheimer's, Chronic Pain & Menopause: Optimum Health Report #355

Greetings all!

Here was a nice review sent in by a patient who is an out of state medical practitioner who has been suffering for a long time. She came to us last year and spent a couple of months getting her Lyme and mold illness treated successfully. She traveled a thousand miles down here because she could not get results from doctors in her area. She was unable to eat, had lost weight to the point of frailness and had exhausting fatigue. Her brain fog prevented her from being able to take care of her family or her patients. She writes...

"Hi Lifeworks! This is Dr. B. Just wanted to let you all know that I have gained all my pre-Lyme weight back and have returned to work. I am now helping others diagnosed with Lyme and have sent several patients your way. I want to thank you all for helping me on my journey. I consider myself 98% healed and feel great. Thanks a million to Dr Minkoff and all of your wonderful staff."

If you want results like this for yourself or people you know, have them call us. We have outstanding results with any chronic medical problem.

Have a great week,
Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Lyme Disease, Circulation & Sunshine: Optimum Health Report #354

Lyme Disease, Circulation & Sunshine: Optimum Health Report #354

Greetings all!

This video says it all. If you suffer from Lyme, Cancer, Mold, Chronic Fatigue or Autoimmune Illness we are the best in the world.

It's not me saying so, look at what Amanda says...

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Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

East Asian Tick Makes it to the US

East Asian Tick Makes it to the US

People in the United States are already aware of the dangers of getting bitten by a tick that carries Lyme disease. Recently a new tick danger arrived on the scene. A native of Eastern Asia, the bush tick or longhorn tick has recently been found on livestock in New Jersey. Although attempts were made to eradicate the tick last fall, it appears to have survived the winter in New Jersey and is a threat to livestock and humans alike.

Jennifer Baer, A.R.N.P.

The Real Reason for Mass Shootings... Psych Meds

The Real Reason for Mass Shootings... Psych Meds

We all see the increase in mass shootings occurring. Yes, the state of humanity is on the decline. Those of us who are good human beings need to be continually and actively working on ourselves and our state of being to overcome the downward trend that is occurring. Granted, it takes a lot to thrive in this world today! Personally, I make time to access deeper parts of myself and bring these places forth so I can live a life that I want to live, not being dictated or demanded by others.

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Lyme, GERD & EECP: Optimum Health Report #353

Lyme, GERD & EECP: Optimum Health Report #353

Greetings all!

Hope you are well and enjoying spring.

This came in this week and I wanted to share it with you. It is wonderful and very typical of what we do.

Have a great week,

Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Optimum Health Report #352

Optimum Health Report #352

Dear Readers,

Greetings all!

This week a close friend was just diagnosed with stage IV cancer. She has started her treatments and made a comment to me that slightly took me aback. She said, "Getting cancer has been the best thing that has ever happened to me. It’s gotten me to slow down, look around, appreciate, and really get into communication with my family, friends, and environment like never before. Prior to the diagnosis, I was on a treadmill, moving every second, making sure everything always got done and it was such a whirlwind that I missed the pleasure of just being alive. Now I am experiencing that! And what a pleasure it is. I am actually very happy."

How interesting!

Fortunately we don't know our future. It could be decades or seconds. It’s mostly out of our hands.

But, if we knew it was days, how would we react with other people? Would we get as quickly annoyed or angry with the people around us? Would we say “I appreciate you” or “I love you” more often? Would we be more patient, helpful or kind?

Life is a miracle gift. We didn't ask for it - suddenly we were here. It will last as long as it lasts and then it will be gone. Take a minute and think about what you could still do with your life so that when it’s nearly over, and you look back, you can say with satisfaction: I lived, I helped, and I got done what I set out to do, and others were glad I was here and did what I did.

Have a great week,

Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Optimum Health Report #351

Optimum Health Report #351

 Dear Readers,

Greetings all.

We had some great answers to the quiz from the last newsletter. Here are two of the best and the winners.

1. Which are the most numerous, the living or the dead?

THE DEAD of course, but we only see those alive and the live appear to be more. -- J.K.

Living... can't be the dead -- M.S. 

2. Which is oldest, the day or the night?

God said Let there be light before it was... So I'd say night. -- J.K.

Night is longer... -- M.S. 

3. How can a man become a God?

He can not, but Sacrifice may get them remembered. Or one can be a phone god by inventing iPhone  -- J.K.

Die -- M.S. 

4. How long is it good for a man to live?

Longer than women!? -- J.K.

As long as he lives. -- M.S. 

5. Bonus question: Who asked these questions and to whom? 

Who-Alexander. To whom-gymnosophists -- J.K  

General in the Art of War....his soldiers. -- M.S. 

Here below are the official answers! This is taken from the book Twelve Against The Gods by William Bolitho. A very interesting book on the greatest adventurers in human history. Here according to the author are the answers...

1. Which are the most numerous, the living or the dead?

The living for the dead no longer exist.

2. Which is oldest, the day or the night?

The day, by one day.

3. How can a man become a God?

By doing what is impossible for a man to do.

4. How long is it good for a man to live?

As long as he does not prefer death to life.

5. Bonus question: Who asked these questions and to whom? 

The king accepted all the answers and killed none of them.

It was Alexander the Great questioning Jaine Sages in India after his conquest and shortly before he returned to Babylon and died at the age of 34.

Have a great week,

Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

Jennifer Baer, A.R.N.P.

More on Monsanto!

More on Monsanto!

For those of you who have not heard of Monsanto, it is the newest dirty word in some circles we travel in.

Monsanto’s website states, “Monsanto is an agricultural company, helping farmers large and small grow food more sustainably.”

However, there is a different belief about Monsanto out there. They are accused of being a power hungry, money thirsty company and are only interested in money. One more corporation not only bringing down American small businesses, but they are bringing down American’s health as well.

Monsanto is known for the worst 3 letter word known to man! GMO, otherwise known as Genetically Modified Organisms.

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Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Optimum Health Report #350

Optimum Health Report #350

Greetings all!

I am an avid reader and audio book lover.

I just ran across a fun set of questions while listening to a story about a famous general and wanted to pose the questions to you. I found them very interesting and provocative for my own thinking. When he asked them, the consequence of a poor answer was to lose your head. For the best answers any 3 of you send in, I'll send you back a container of Perfect Amino XP. Have fun!

1. Which are the most numerous, the living or the dead?
2. Which is oldest, the day or the night?
3. How can a man become a God?
4. How long is it good for a man to live?

Bonus question:
5. Who asked these questions and to whom? 

Have a great week,
Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

Jennifer Baer, A.R.N.P.

You Are Where You Sleep

You Are Where You Sleep

Recently, I had a patient come in and tell me that she should be a mattress specialist with all of the trouble she has had with her mattress. With all of the awareness around cell phone radiation, GMOs, Glyphosates etc., I have to say, I have never thought of a mattress before until she made this comment. So, I decided to do a little looking myself and this is a synopsis of what I found.

Many of us spend so much time with good food, good environment, good thoughts but we overlook the place where we spend 1/3 of our lives … our beds!

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Optimum Health Report #349

Optimum Health Report #349

Greetings all!

Do you want to kill yourself and die of cancer? Then just eat a lot of processed foods.

According to a recent article in the British Medical JournalBritish Medical Journal (1) almost 60% of the calories the average American consumes come from ultra-processed foods. These aren’t real foods. “They are food products”. They are created to be convenient, ready to eat, highly palatable, ready to drink and to replace cooking.

Go to any major grocery store and watch what people buy in the checkout line. The main food examples are:

  • Confectionary
  • Soft drinks
  • Sweetened juices
  • Dairy drinks
  • Powders for juices
  • Sausages
  • Chicken and fish nuggets or sticks
  • Pre-prepared frozen dishes
  • Dried products such as cake mix, powdered soup
  • Instant noodles
  • Ready seasonings
  • Morning cereals and cereal bars
  • Energy drinks
  • An endless amount of new products including packaged snacks

These junk foods add 90% of the added sugars to the diet. In another article (2) in the same issue, the authors found that a 10% increase in ultra-processed foods led to a 12% increase in the risk of cancer.

The first intervention that I make on every new patient is to put them on an organic whole food Paleo diet. Within 6 weeks, nearly every person feels the difference and finds their cravings have gone away, their energy is better, their bowel movements are daily and they sleep better.

Try it and avoid suicide. Health is an inside job and only you can pull it off. Not all the medicine in the world or medical care system can save you from yourself.

Good luck!

Have a great week,

Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

 

  1. http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/bmjopen/6/3/e009892.full.pdf?_ke=ZHJtaW5rb2ZmQGJvZHloZWFsdGguY29thttp://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/bmjopen/6/3/e009892.full.pdf?_ke=ZHJtaW5rb2ZmQGJvZHloZWFsdGguY29t
  2. https://www.bmj.com/content/360/bmj.k322
Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Optimum Health Report #348

Optimum Health Report #348

Greetings all!

This week I saw a patient at her recheck and just have to share her story with you.
She is 63 years old and has had severe Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus for 25 years. She has been under the care of a Rheumatologist MD and taking the usual immune suppressive and anti-inflammatory drugs. The ones that you see on TV that have disclaimers which include they can kill you, give you cancer, and worse.

She began treatment here 5 months ago because her arthritis had gotten worse and her doctor was going to have to increase her to another toxic level of drugs. She came in and did our diet, supplements and IV program. Her symptoms have almost completely gone away. She is out of pain, has restored her hand motion, and feels more energetic than ever. I repeated both her Rheumatoid Factor and ANA blood tests and they are now NEGATIVE! Her sed rate is 2. She is happy as can be. She has restored her health to a new highest level in 25 years. She is rightfully optimistic about the future.

She asked me, "Do I need to go back and see my Rheumatologist?"

I told her, "yes, just one more time. I want him to see how well you are doing, and that the testing that showed you had an autoimmune disease is not there anymore. And... that if he wants help with any of his patients, so they can get well and off their drugs, to send them over here!"

Have a great week,

Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

 

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.

Optimum Health Report #347

Optimum Health Report #347

Greetings all!

I saw a patient this week on a recheck visit and after seeing her I just have to have you see her video success story. In fact, I am tempted to rename our clinic Lifeworks MIRACLE Center.

She says it all. It’s only a minute or two but if you had any doubt of where to go if you have a chronic medical problem, including cancer, Lyme, mold, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, dementia, or any auto immune disease, then call us. We can help and you can be the next MIRACLE.

...
Jennifer Baer, A.R.N.P.

Messing with our Brains: Fluoride

Messing with our Brains: Fluoride

Most of us grow up listening to our parents. Most of our parents listen to the doctors and dentists they trust in. The dentists listen to the medical boards and the wealth of information that the studies present.

The studies are run, most of us not knowing if they are tainted or not, by well-meaning people but people who, nonetheless, have a certain view of things.

That is why I am so grateful for the brave individuals who present, often the other side or the other view of products, ingredients, medications, diseases, and a host of other issues that at least give a glimpse or mild information that expands our mind to at least think that all we are handed, may not be 100% accurate.

       *Disclaimer: Individual patient results may vary based on a patient's medical history and other factors.

 

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