Dr. David Minkoff’s Health Blog

Optimum Health Report #350

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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

Patient Testimonial

“I am almost done with my treatments and I can see a significant difference in my body and health. The IPT has been extremely successful. The PEMFITHERMMAS MAT have advanced my healing and the HOCATT is revolutionary. Together with the keto diet and the supplements, I’m healthier than I have ever been. LifeWorks Wellness Center has supported my healing through the encouragement of the staff and its resources.
Dr. Minkoff has found the way to cure cancer and bring life to so many. I can’t thank him and the staff enough for their support. This center has become my second home and extended family.”
– Christina E. 

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

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According to theNational Resource Center on Lupus, “The Lupus foundation of America estimates that 1.5 million American’s and at least five million people worldwide, have a form of lupus.” In addition, lupus is much more common in women and is a disease of the young, generally affecting people aged 15-44.

It is also more common in certain populations such as:

  • African Americans
  • Asians
  • Hispanics/Latinos
  • Native Americans
  • Native Alaskans
  • Native Hawaiians
  • Other Pacific Handlers.

What is Lupus?

Lupus is an autoimmune disease which is a disease in which the immune system attacks healthy tissues in the body causing a wide range of health issues. The inflammation that occurs with lupus and the attacks on healthy tissue can affect the skin, hair, brain, joints, organs and blood vessels. Because symptoms can come and go, many people don’t realize they have an autoimmune response happening. Rather they may think they are simply sick with a virus or they may have been diagnosed with some other health issue since lupus symptoms mimic those of other diseases

Symptoms of Lupus

Lupus disease symptoms can vary from person to person. Common symptoms are:

  • Facial rash (a butterfly shape rash over the cheeks and nose)
  • Hair loss
  • Kidney problems
  • Gastrointestinal issues
  • Thyroid issues
  • Skin lesions
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Joint pain, stiffness and swelling
  • Unexplained fever
  • Dry eyes and mouth
  • Brain fog
  • Headaches
  • Memory issues

This list is extensive and you can see how lupus can be misdiagnosed.

Treatment at LifeWorks

At LifeWorks Wellness Center we believe in finding and treating the root cause of the disease. We do a functional evaluation to help determine what is really going on. We look for what might be causing lupus and treat it naturally. The underlying cause of lupus can vary, therefore treatment is tailored for each inpidual person.

Click here for more information on treatment for lupus at LifeWorks Wellness Center.

Dr. Springer Talks About Gut Dysbiosis

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Friday 18th May – 9am to 6pm

Saturday 19th May – 9am to 6pm

The Rosen Centre, Orlando, FL, USA

Confused by all the information and dis-information out there about Medical Cannabis and the Ketogenic Diet and how to use them to treat cancer and chronic disease?

Did you know that there is a specific ratio of CBD to THC for every disease, every cancer? Do NOT be fooled into doing a “one-size-fits-all” formula!

Come to this conference for SCIENCE-BASED, VALIDATED INFORMATION so you can make the BEST choices for your healing!

You can register at the link below and Dr. Minkoff has a personal discount code THRIVER, which he is sharing with our email subscribers.

LifeWorks Accepts Care Credit
LifeWorks is happy to announce that we are now accepting CareCredit cards. For many people CareCredit can provide an easier way of financing you and your family’s healthcare needs*. For more information go to carecredit.com

*Subject to credit approval.


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.