Dr. David Minkoff’s Health Blog

Optimum Health Report #308

Jennifer Baer ARNP - board certified as a Nurse Practitioner in Adult Health

In This Edition:

Lyme Disease Treatment Testimonial

Greetings all!
Something very nice to share this week…

“After over 8 years, I am finally feeling Terrific!! Both, the Mayo Clinic and the Cleveland Clinic said there was nothing wrong. I knew there was….

Finally being diagnosed with Lyme and treated with ozone IV therapy has been a true Blessing!!

The IV room staff and LifeWorks have been wonderful and I am so thankful to have a life again!!

I truly appreciate all the wonderful work LifeWorks does to help patients who are very ill and without hope! It’s been a miracle! A gift to have renewed life again!

Thank you!!” -JM

At LifeWorks this is routine. We get people better naturally. If you need help then call us.

Have a great week.
Dr David I Minkoff MD

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Free Seminar with Jennifer Baer, ARNP

The Environment & Your Health

When: Thursday, September 15, @ 6:30pm

Where: Nature’s Food Patch

Learn about the causes of environmental illness: mold toxicity, heavy metals, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides. Find out how to recover from these toxins to keep the body healthy and functioning properly.

Natures Food Patch

What is Heavy Metal Toxicity

Heavy metal toxicity is a term used to describe the condition a person is suffering from when it is determined they have high levels of heavy metals in their body – they could also be described as being “heavy metal toxic”.
Heavy metal toxicity is caused when the build-up of heavy metals such as aluminum, arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury disrupt the normal biochemical process in the body. The heavy metals may come from exposure to multiple sources including cookware, fish, soda cans, freeway dust, cosmetics, vaccines and many, many more.
In particular, heavy metal toxicity can contribute to degenerative diseases, but other conditions can be linked to heavy metal toxicity including chronic fatigue, memory loss, hypothyroidism, insomnia, unexplained tremors, depression, joint pain and chronic headaches.
Heavy metal toxicity can be determined by a urine analysis, which shows the levels of heavy metals in the body. If metal levels are found to be high, chelation therapy is a safe, FDA approved treatment of heavy metal toxicity. Ridding the body of heavy metals is an important step in relieving debilitating symptoms of heavy metal toxicity and helping to improve overall health.

Read more about heavy metal toxicity

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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.