Health Optimization

Finding Purpose for a Good Life. But Also a Healthy One.

Posted on May 29, 2018 in Health Optimization

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the January 2, 2018  Advanced Medicine Show Happiness has little to do with it. Research suggests meaning in your life is important for well-being. Volunteering to help children, for example, or to take care of a pet can improve your well-being, research suggests. CreditIgor Kovalenko/European Pressphoto Agency My favorite medical diagnosis is “failure to thrive.” Not because patients are failing to thrive — that part makes me sad. But because of the diagnosis’s bold proposition: Humans, in their natural state, are...

Read More

Advanced Medicine with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar – January 2, 2018

Posted on May 28, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Health Optimization, Heavy Metals, Medical Rewind

If you missed Advanced Medicine with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to to listen to the show replay.   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: Finding Purpose for a Good Life. But Also a Healthy One – Only about a quarter of Americans strongly endorse having a clear sense of purpose and of what makes their lives meaningful, while nearly 40 percent either feel neutral or say they don’t. This is both a social and...

Read More

The Indoor Air Quality Epidemic + 6 Natural Solutions

Posted on Feb 13, 2018 in Health Optimization

Do you ever think about the quality of your indoor air? Indoor air quality is an often forgotten aspect of our lives that can seriously impact our health. Indoor air pollutants can cause a wide range of health problems including eye, nose, and throat irritation or as serious as respiratory diseases, heart disease and cancer. According to the EPA, our indoor environment is two to five times more toxic than our outdoor environment and on average Americans are spending about 90 percent of their lives indoors! (1) I’m about to share some scary yet very helpful indoor air quality facts plus...

Read More

Older Siblings a Risk Factor for Serious Flu Infections in Infants

Posted on Jan 18, 2018 in Health & Wellness, Health Optimization

Having older brothers and sisters puts infants at higher risk for being hospitalized with the flu. Researchers studied 1,115 hospital admissions of children under 2 born in Scotland from 2007 to 2015. Compared to a firstborn child, a second-born child under 6 months old was more than two and a half times as likely to be hospitalized. With two older siblings, an infant under 6 months was three times as likely to be hospitalized as one with none. The study is in the European Respiratory Journal. Maternal smoking, maternal age under 30, and being born in the autumn flu season were also...

Read More

Medical Rewind – August 29, 2017

Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Chronic Disease, Health Optimization

Thyroid, Medical Marijuana, PTSD, Lupus, Sugar and much more! If you missed Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to to listen to the show replay.   .. Is your thyroid sleeping on the job?  The thyroid is one of those functional parts of the body that doesn’t get a lot of attention until it starts having problems. Although this little gland in your neck is a small one, it produces the thyroid hormone that affects your metabolism——and indirectly, every other function of your body. Having a sleepy, underactive thyroid...

Read More

Gluten may trigger lymphoma in some celiac disease patients

Posted on May 18, 2017 in Chronic Disease, Health Optimization, Medical Rewind

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the consumption of gluten. The disease affects a few million people in the United States, and new research shows how some of these people may even develop a rare form of cancer when they consume gluten. Celiac disease affects approximately 3 million U.S. adults, or roughly 1 percent of the healthy adult population in the country. The disease is an inherited autoimmune condition. For people with celiac disease, the consumption of gluten – a protein found in cereal grains such as wheat, rye, and barley – causes their immune...

Read More