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Rezalin and Hormone Replacement

2017-08-23T17:26:45+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Blog|

QUESTION: I am 50 years old and in peri-menopause and I have discussed hormone replacement with my doctor. I am currently taking Realize, recommended by my doctor, to help with hormone related issues. It has helped with the hot flashes, sleeping and night sweats. My concern - along with my doctor - is that hormones [...]

Maybe It’s NOT All About the Lactose

2017-08-16T21:07:58+00:00August 16th, 2017|Blog|

One description of Lactose Intolerance is, “The inability to fully digest sugar (lactose) in dairy products.” One US government website reports, “Approximately 65 percent of the human population has a reduced ability to digest lactose after infancy..” Some of the symptoms are diarrhea, gas and bloating after consuming dairy products. It’s usually harmless, but its [...]

Dry Eyes

2017-07-24T21:57:32+00:00July 19th, 2017|Blog|

  QUESTION: Larry, I am wondering if you have a solution for my wife's dry eyes. She currently takes the prescription Restasis which is very [unaffordable]. I was reading that there was a study that a solution with Vitamin A has just as much success as the ingredient in Restasis. Do you have (recommend) anything [...]

NASTINESS – A Good Catchall Word for All That Ails Us.

2017-07-10T17:39:36+00:00July 10th, 2017|Blog|

There seems to be a recurring theme describing our world today - nastiness. That’s my chosen word for of all the hostilities, war, conflicts, differences of opinions, poor sportsmanship, strong opinions, abusive and insulting language, bigotry, racism, religious persecution, and so on. The nasty list is long and getting longer by the minute. Perhaps it's [...]

Molluscum Contagiosum – TREATMENT

2018-05-03T15:05:20+00:00May 11th, 2017|Blog|

A Treatment that Works All treated patients demonstrated complete or partial resolution. Complete resolution occurred in THE MAJORITY of patients. Molluscum Contagiosum is a skin infection caused by a virus, which produces benign (not harmful in effect) raised lesions, or bumps, on the upper layers of the skin. The small bumps are usually painless. They [...]

Why is IL poisoning me with fluoride?

2017-05-03T16:13:16+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Blog|

How is Illinois different from practically every country in the world? Illinois requires the addition of fluoride to all commercial water. Fluoride is a toxic material that is responsible for a multitude of serious health conditions, ranging from fluorosis to serious bone degeneration. Fluorosis is a disturbance of dental enamel caused by excessive exposure to [...]

An alternative to Statins?

2017-02-27T19:33:44+00:00February 27th, 2017|Blog|

Someone recently wrote in and asked if I could recommend something other than statin drugs to lower cholesterol. The quick and dirty response is “NO”, but that’s certainly too blunt. The primary question is actually about the necessity for statin drugs in the first place. After years of reading research papers - ad nauseum - [...]

Vaccinations

2017-03-13T21:08:04+00:00February 13th, 2017|Blog|

I get asked about vaccinations quite often. Rather than writing about a specific issue that lands on either side of the argument, I have written out some simple steps to follow if you or a dependent are on the receiving end of a vaccine. If the vaccination is mandatory; Observe and document as much as possible [...]

The Pineapple and The Mucus

2017-01-17T16:26:57+00:00January 17th, 2017|Blog|

This is Gross - but Read it Anyhow. Glands in the lining of our throat, sinuses, and intestinal tract produce mucus, a thick, wet substance that helps trap and destroy foreign invaders, like bacteria and dust particles before they cause infection. We don’t normally notice it because it mixes with saliva, drips harmlessly down the [...]

Ask Larry: Licorice Supplements & Reflux

2016-12-06T00:43:23+00:00November 15th, 2016|Blog|

Ask Larry: Your Question: I've just been diagnosed with Laryngeal Reflux Disease. My ENT wants me to take Zantac, but I want to see if I can cure myself with treatments not involving acid reducers first. I've cut out coffee, tea, alcohol, spicy foods, onions, garlic etc., and I plan to raise the head [...]

Ask Larry: LDN & Huperzine A

2016-11-14T20:42:49+00:00October 18th, 2016|Blog|

Ask Larry: Your Question: My question is about Huperzine A (the herb/anticholinesterase). I understand it is excellent to help repair neurological connections in Alzheimer‘s and certain other diseases. I am on LDN and it has helped me very much so far. I do know other drugs have been added with LDN therapy but havent read [...]

The EpiPen Debacle Part 2

2016-11-14T20:42:49+00:00September 12th, 2016|Blog|

If you need epinephrine in case of allergic reaction emergencies you probably think you have just one, expensive option - the prefilled autoinjector devices, aka the EpiPen. There is no question these devices save lives, but their limited shelf life and outrageous cost make them almost out of reach - especially when you need to keep [...]

The EpiPen Debacle Part 1

2016-11-14T20:42:49+00:00August 31st, 2016|Blog|

There are millions of people with allergies so severe they can slip into anaphylaxis if they encounter one of the substances they’re allergic to - from bee stings to tree nuts, shellfish, and many more. When food causes a reaction the allergic response can develop slowly, giving the victim time to recognize the symptoms, start [...]

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS

2016-11-14T20:42:49+00:00July 26th, 2016|Blog|

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease) involves the death of neurons that control voluntary muscles. It is characterized by stiffness, twitching, and gradually worsening weakness, which results in difficulty speaking, swallowing, and eventually breathing. There are six intertwined issues proposed for the cause and treatment of ALS; Where you live, High levels of glutamate, [...]

Ask Larry: Osteoporosis & Drugs

2017-03-15T19:16:25+00:00May 16th, 2016|Blog|

Ask Larry: Your Question: I have been diagnosed with osteoporosis. I have no thyroid & I take levothyroxine. I really do not want to take any drug that falls into the category of bisphosphonates (Boniva, Evista, Forteo, etc.). What do you recommend? Today I ordered some Vitamin D, the Florajen3 probiotic, and the reacted calcium. [...]

CONTRAVE IDIOCY

2016-11-14T20:42:49+00:00April 20th, 2016|Blog|

Yolanda called to ask if we could compound a version of a new prescription drug on the market called CONTRAVE. CONTRAVE is a combination of Naltrexone and Bupropion that “may help some obese or overweight adults, who also have weight related medical problems, lose weight and keep the weight off” (directly from CONTRAVE marketing material). [...]

Creams, Slow Release Caps, & Sublinguals, OH MY!

2016-11-14T20:42:49+00:00April 13th, 2016|Blog|

Ask Larry: Your Question: I currently get the hormone pellets, after using creams for 15 years. I'm uneasy about the pellets, and they only last for not quite 3 months on me. I am interested in the oral sustained release capsules and the sublingual. Can you tell me how they compare to the cream and [...]