Chronic Disease

Study: Childhood abuse linked to greater risk of endometriosis

Posted on Oct 30, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 23, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) SEATTLE (July 17, 2018) — A large prospective study has found that sexual and physical abuse in childhood and adolescence is associated with a greater risk of endometriosis diagnosed during adulthood. The study found that women reporting severe-chronic abuse of multiple types had a 79 percent increased risk of laparoscopically-confirmed endometriosis. “Both physical and sexual abuse were associated with endometriosis risk, with...

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New guidelines label millions more people as having high blood pressure

Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 16, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show)   Adopting new guidelines for high blood pressure (hypertension) would dramatically increase the number of people labeled as having the condition and being recommended for drug treatment, finds a study published by The BMJ today. The findings show that, if the guidelines were introduced in the US and China, more than half of those aged 45-75 years in both countries would be considered hypertensive. The American College of Cardiology...

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1 in 9 U.S. adults over 45 reports memory problems

Posted on Oct 24, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Health Optimization

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 16, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show)   If you’re middle-aged and you think you’re losing your memory, you’re not alone, a new U.S. government report shows. In fact, one in nine Americans aged 45 and older say they are experiencing thinking declines. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, noticing a decline in your mental abilities (“cognitive decline”) is one of the earliest signs of impending Alzheimer’s...

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‘Fighting’ cancer may detract men from palliative care

Posted on Oct 19, 2018 in Cancer, Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 9, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show   Men with advanced cancer are 30 percent less likely than women to consider palliative care, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study. Researchers believe the findings reflect social norms about gender roles—as well as widespread messages in the media and society about “fighting” cancer. Often men see themselves as the family protector, said the study’s lead author, Fahad Saeed, M.D., a palliative care specialist and assistant professor of...

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850 Million People Worldwide Have Kidney Disease

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 9, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show   Kidney disease is a “hidden epidemic” affecting more than 850 million people worldwide, renal experts say. That’s twice the number of diabetics (422 million) and more than 20 times the number of people with cancer (42 million) or HIV/AIDS (36.7 million). But most people don’t realize that kidney disease is a major health issue. “It is high time to put the global spread of kidney diseases into focus,” said David Harris and Adeera Levin of...

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Advanced Medicine with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar – July 9, 2018

Posted on Oct 15, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

If you missed Advanced Medicine with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to www.MedicalRewind.com to listen to the show replay. Click Here to LISTEN NOW!     Get ready to learn things not traditionally taught to medical doctors! Some of the things you will hear Dr. Buttar and Robert talk about in this week’s show are:   NYT: US threatened nations over breastfeeding resolution – The United States threatened nations in an effort to blunt a World Health Assembly resolution supporting breastfeeding this spring, The New York Times reported Sunday. The US...

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