Posts Tagged "parkinson’s disease"

Risk of Parkinson’s disease increases with statin drug use

Posted on Dec 20, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the August 27, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) What if the drug meant to treat you actually gave you a different, just-as-bad disease? A report published in the medical journal Movement Disorders says this could be the case with statins, linking the use of the drugs to an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease. Statins are a class of drugs prescribed to prevent heart attacks and strokes. The drug works by blocking the liver enzyme responsible for the production of cholesterol. By...

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Study: The medical community isn’t prepared for the looming pandemic of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s

Posted on May 16, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the December 18, 2017  Advanced Medicine Show Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease plaguing people today, with an estimated 1 million Americans are battling this illness – more than Lou Gehrig’s disease, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis combined. Parkinson’s causes certain nerve cells in the brain to die, affecting movement and causing worsening tremors and stiffness. The direct and indirect costs associated with the disease are believed to exceed $25 billion a year. Now,...

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U.S. Study Links Pesticides to Parkinson’s Disease

Posted on Jun 9, 2014 in Environment, Health & Wellness, Heavy Metals, Medical Rewind

U.S. researchers have found that people who used two types of pesticides were 2.5 times as likely to develop Parkinson’s disease. The pesticides in question are paraquat and rotenone, which are not approved for house and garden use. Research on animals had already linked paraquat to Parkinson’s. According to Yahoo News: “Rotenone directly inhibits the function of the mitochondria, the structure responsible for making energy in the cell … Paraquat increases production of certain oxygen derivatives that may harm cellular structures. People who used these pesticides or...

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When a microwave oven is running, you should be too

Posted on May 26, 2014 in Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

Nary is there a human being on Earth who doesn’t know that microwave ovens irradiate food, destroy nutrition and are hazardous to your health, but for so many, the convenience of them wins the battle, and you can find a “nuker” (radiation oven) in more than 90% of U.S. homes and in most office “break rooms” across the globe. Having a microwave oven is almost as common place as having a television. What hardly any person knows is that metals in the body, including in dental fillings, can expand and cause chronic pain and damage, in ways nobody is even thinking...

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The Toxic Brew in Our Yards

Posted on May 24, 2014 in Cancer, Environment, Medical Rewind

Listen to what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on Medical Rewind May 12th show. IN much of the country, it’s time to go outside, clean up the ravages of winter and start planting. Many of us will be using chemicals like glyphosate, carbaryl, malathion and 2,4-D. But they can end up in drinking water, and in some cases these compounds or their breakdown products are linked to an increased risk for cancer and hormonal disruption. Some of those chemicals are also used by farmworkers, and there is a growing recognition that they can be hazardous. The Environmental...

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