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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

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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

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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

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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

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