Dr. David Minkoff’s Health Blog

Healthy Cells & A Healthy Body – OHR #430

Healthy cells make for a strong body and a body that will heal and have energy and no pain.

Did you know there are about 600,000 new cancer diagnoses each year? Over 1500 per day. About the same number die of their cancer every year as well.

Did you also know that the success rate of using chemotherapy for cancer only improves survival by about 2% over five years?

If you have cancer and hope that the chemo that makes your hair fall out and makes you feel so sick is worth it, you might be looking in the wrong place for help.

The average cancer doctor will tell you that it doesn’t matter what you eat, that nutritional supplements are just a waste of money, and that you got cancer because its genetic. Reminds me of the fat, smoking doctor on blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes meds telling you how to be healthy. Doesn’t really compute.

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, treatments that assist your immune system with nutrition, diet, IV Vitamin C, ozone, hyperthermia, hyperbaric oxygen, can give you a chance. They can build your immune system but more importantly can improve your vitality. And they won’t hurt you.

Getting healthy, no matter how sick you are, must include therapies that build up your body. That’s why we treat sick people and cancer patients the way we do. To heal you must increase the energy in the body and drugs will never do that. So therapies that work improve nutrition and detoxification and get cellular health back. Healthy cells make for a strong body and a body that will heal and have energy and no pain.

If you need help, call us. We can and will help you.

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

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Because Lyme mirrors other common illnesses, it’s very difficult for most patients to know whether or not they actually have the disease. For some, symptoms of the disease may not appear until months or years after being infected. Others with untreated Lyme may not know that they have it until they receive positive test results. And while many people question the accuracy of the conventional testing process, LifeWorks Wellness Center has a 90% success rate in detecting Lyme and treating it in many of its patients.

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Lyme Disease Treatment

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About Dr. Minkoff

Dr. David Minkoff graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1974 and was elected to the “Phi Beta Kappa” of medical schools, the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Fraternity for very high academic achievement. He then completed both a Pediatric Residency and a Fellowship in Infectious Disease at the University of California at San Diego. He worked at the University of California and Children’s Hospitals in San Diego as an attending physician in infectious disease while conducting original research on Ribaviron, a broad spectrum anti-viral agent to fight disease. He also co-directed a neo-natal intensive care unit and worked in emergency medicine. In 1992, Dr. Minkoff’s attended a lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Bland, widely considered the father of functional medicine, during which he had a eureka moment, and began pursuing the alternative health field with a vengeance, studying under the most accomplished thought leaders on natural & integrative healing. In 1997 Dr. Minkoff and his wife set up a small clinic to help friends with their medical problems. What began as an experiment blossomed into LifeWorks Wellness Center, one of the most successful clinics for complementary medicine in the United States.