DAWC 050 Scientific Holistic Health

DAWC 050 Scientific Holistic Health

Scientific Holistic Health.  There is an exciting new branch of health and wellness care out there.  In fact, maybe you’ve heard of it.  Furthermore it is growing in popularity with each passing year.  It is called Holistic Health.  However, trying to find the science in many holistic approaches can be difficult.  This is because many holistic practitioners practice a form of holism that involves “energy work.”

Before I continue, I want to be absolutely clear about something.   There is nothing wrong with “energy work” of it works for both the health care professional and the patient.  However, when I started my wellness career, I searched for a holistic approach that I could rely on science to explain.  In fact, this is one of the many reasons I landed on enzyme nutrition.

In this breakthrough episode, learn about the difference between the allopathic approach to crisis care, versus the holistic approach to wellness care.  You will also learn when each is appropriate.  After all, both philosophies have their place.

Furthermore, Dr. Andy will lead you through some clear examples showing the difference between allopathic intervention and a holistic way to support a properly working body.  In fact he even delves into some issues that are on the rise in our great nation.  These include issues with blood sugar, bone density and fatigue.

About Dr. Andy

After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  In fact, his extensive knowledge of enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought-after practitioner. Do you suffer from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to?  Are you sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine?  Contact us on the web, visit our office in Redmond, WA or give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

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Scientific Holistic Health
Scientific Holistic Health – holism can be science-based

Nudexta pushed on the Elderly, Dangerous

Did you know there is a new little red pill (Nudexta) big pharma pushes on our edlerly?  This pill is a new medication called Nudexta.  What does it do?  Supposedly, it controls random laughing and crying.  Sadly, it also comes with a host of hidden dangers.

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Nudexta pushed on the Elderly.  The maker of a little red pill designed it to treat a rare condition.  However, despite the rarity of this condition, the company makes hundreds of millions of dollars each year.  Why?  Because it aggressively targets nursing home inhabitants.  Sadly, this drug is usually unnecessary and even unsafe, according to a CNN investigation.  What’s worse?  Your tax dollars are paying for it.

In fact, this new little red pill is called Nudexta.  Additionally, doctors use Nudexta to treat sudden and uncontrollable laughing or crying.  Actually, it is a disorder called pseudobulbar affect, or PBA.  However, according to the drug’s maker, PBA affects less than 1% of the population.  Sadly, the makers now use it for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and ALS.  You may have heard of ALS by its more common name; Lou Gehrig’s disease. However, the FDA never cleared Nudexta for treatment of these diseases.

The Drug

Just how is the maker getting doctors to prescribe this drug?  Sadly, the answer is simple and will shock you.  The company financially rewards medical doctors for prescribing it.  According to CNN News, “Since 2012, more than half of all Nuedexta pills have gone to long-term care facilities. The number of pills rose to roughly 14 million in 2016, a jump of nearly 400% in just four years, according to data obtained from QuintilesIMS, which tracks pharmaceutical sales. Total sales of Nuedexta reached almost $300 million that year. ”  What’s worse is that the drug has not been adequately tested on elderly patients.  Even more controversial, many patients report doing much better without the drug than with it.

While I want to be clear that medication does have its place, it is a tool.   Unfortunately, one can use or mis-use any tool.  However, when doctors mis-use medication, patients often pay the price.

A Different Approach

However, did you know there are other options available.  while some of you do rely on medications to manage or treat an illness remember they can damage your digestion, kidneys and/or liver.  In this case, enzyme nutrition can help support healthy function of these three vital aspects of health.  Second, while enzyme nutrition does not diagnose or treat disease, it can help your body work the way it’s supposed to.  If your body works properly, it is much less prone to disease.  Furthermore, if you are less prone to disease, you are less likely to need medication that has toxic side effects.

Do you need more help?

Are you concerned about your health?  Are you sick and tired if being processed through the American health care system like a piece of cattle?  Is everyone coming up with a different buzz word for your problems?   Are you missing out on work family or fun? If so, contact us and set up a consultation or call us at 425-868-0120. I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life. I will even do some preliminary testing as well as Bio Impedance Analysis (BIA). In fact, did you know that both NASA and Cancer Treatment Centers of America rely on BIA? These tests help me determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, we’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.

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After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  His extensive knowledge of functional enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought-after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to, or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

nudexta pushed on the elderly
Nudexta pushed on the elderly in nursing homes

 

 

Magnesium, the latest craze…

Magnesium, it’s the latest craze.  A few weeks ago, my wife went in for her annual checkup.  After a thorough evaluation, the facility wanted to sell her some magnesium.  I looked up the research and found it support the opposite aspects of healthy function that my wife needed.  A week later, I did a health presentation.  Before and after the presentation, the audience was rumbling about the wonders of magnesium.  It seems that magnesium is the new miracle cure, or is it…

Magnesium is the latest trend, but is it right for you?

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Magnesium seems to be the latest popular go to supplement.  Sadly, supplements follow fad trends just like fashion, music, and other forms of pop culture.  While there are benefits, there are also down sides.  The benefits are that we learn more about the ways a supplement may help support a healthy functioning body.  However, the down side is that the population blindly rushes to the store to take it, without knowing if it’s truly right for them.  It seems the need for hope has kept the old “snake oil” ideas alive.  And yes, I did say that to get your attention, there are situations where magnesium can support healthy function.  However, that does not make it a cure-all.

So, I know what you’re thinking.  It’s magnesium, it’s natural.  It can’t be bad, right?  It’s crucial to remember that just because something is natural does not mean it’s automatically harmless.  In fact, polar bear liver is totally natural, and high in vitamin A.  So, should we all eat polar bear liver?  Absolutely not.  It turns out that polar bear liver contains deadly amounts of vitamin A.  That’s right, if you eat polar bear liver, you will die of vitamin A poisoning.  And yet it’s 100% natural.

The Potential Benefits of Magnesium

Magnesium has shown strong evidence to support healthy sleep habits, especially in the elderly.  Furthermore, a magnesium deficiency can cause migraine headaches.  However, I must urge caution here.  There are many many causes for migraines, so if it helps you, GREAT! But do not expect it to be a miracle cure.  There are even some sources that state magnesium can help your body’s ability to reduce inflammation.  Additionally, many mental health professionals are using it to support healthy mood to combat depression.  But it’s also important to note that there is not research on this.  One study (and I want to emphasize 1 study) found magnesium helpful in supporting healthy blood sugar levels.  Another study showed it may help with constipation by pulling water into the intestines.  However, any powdered substance will do draw water into the digestive tract.

Magnesium: the Side effects

Just because something’s natural does not mean it is free of side effects.  In fact, the side effects of magnesium include (according to Elsevier):

  • Diarrhea
  • Flushing
  • Unusual sweating
  • Breathing problems
  • Low body temperature
  • Unusually weak or tired
  • Feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue

The role of Enzymes:

Even if magnesium is right for you, do you know what your body needs to make it work right?  That’s right, it’s enzymes.  Enzymes allow your body to properly use the vital nutrition it needs.  So how do you know what enzymes are right for you?  Different enzymes help your body perform different tasks properly.  As a result, your body requires specific testing to identify the source(s) of stress in your body.  Only then can the right combination of enzymes and dietary changes help support a properly working body.

If you want answers…

Have you been from doctor to doctor with no answers to your suffering?  Are you sick and tired if being processed through the American health care system like a piece of cattle?  Is everyone coming up with a different buzz word for your problems?  Do some think you’re even faking it?   Are you missing out on work family or fun? If so, contact us and set up a consultation or call us at 425-868-0120. I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life. I will even do some preliminary testing as well as Bio Impedance Analysis (BIA). In fact, did you know that both NASA and Cancer Treatment Centers of America rely on BIA? These tests help me determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, we’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.

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After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  His extensive knowledge of functional enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought-after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to, or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

 

Magnesium
Magnesium – is it right for you?

Opioids Shorten Life it’s an epidemic

Opioids shorten life.  According to WebMD, over 100 million Americans suffer from Chronic pain.  This growing problem costs over $600 billion each year.  This information comes from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).  In fact, perhaps you’re one of them.  Sadly many turn to prescription opioids for relief.  However,  this epidemic shortened the average life span of our nation by 2 and a half months.  This information comes from the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Opioids shorten life.  It’s crucial to remember that the number of people taking prescription opioids for pain is about 1 in 3 according to CBS news.  Sadly, the health risks of this medication is so significant it’s enough to lower the overall national average life span in America.  Even CNN News reported that this is the first time the average life span of Americans went down since the industrial revolution.

Living with chronic pain isn’t easy.  It can affect your work, family and fun.  In fact, if it’s severe enough, it can even drive some to take their own lives.  However, dangerous habit forming medication may not be the answer.  This becomes painfully obvious when you realize these medications were intended for and FDA approved for SHORT TERM USE.  Sadly, the problem is so severe, the president has declared opioid abuse a national epidemic.

You have to remember that chronic pain is a serious warning sign.  but just what kind of sign is it?  It indicates that your body is trying to compensate for some imbalance.  You can even compare it to a watch that’s fast or slow.  There is some piece out of balance with the rest of the watch causing the problem.

Restoring Balance

While I don’t treat chronic pain, I work tirelessly to find the source of stress in the body.  We do this through enzyme nutrition testing that is  safe, effective and natural.  Did you know it is also based on sound scientific and medical principles?  Once testing is complete, the right enzyme supplements and dietary changes help your body work properly.  This restores balance.  Of course a body with chemical balance is less likely to hurt.

Do you suffer from chronic pain?   Are you missing out on work family or fun? If so, contact us and set up a consultation or call us at 425-868-0120. I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life. I will even do some preliminary testing as well as Bio Impedance Analysis (BIA). In fact did you know that both NASA and Cancer Treatment Centers of America rely on BIA? These tests help me determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, we’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.

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After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  His extensive knowledge of functional enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to, or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

Opioids shorten life
Opioids shorten life – it’s an epidemic

DAWC047 Digestive Health

Digestive Health.  Are you concerned about your digestive health?  Perhaps a friend, family member or loved one suffers from digestive problems?  Does it affect your work, leisure or family activities?  If so this airing of Dr. Andy’s Wellness Corner is a must-listen episode.

Digestive Health. Your host, Dr. Andy starts off by explaining how digestion works, and the important aspects of digestive health by tracing your food from the moment it enters your mouth, until the waste leaves your body.  In fact he details every step along the way but in a way that anyone can understand it.  Afterwards, he goes over some common digestive problems, their medical definition, common medical treatments, and how enzyme nutrition may help to support digestive health and healthy function.  Also note that enzyme nutrition does not diagnose or treat any disease.

As the show continues, Dr. Andy also explains the vital role your gall bladder and pancreas play in digestive health and what happens if they can’t do their job.  The he delves into the multiple dangers of some of America’s best selling medications.  What are they?  Protein pump inhibitors like omeprazole and lansoprazole.  In fact you’ll be shocked when you hear them.  There are even reputable studies showing these harmful meds even shorten your life.

Do you have digestive problems?

Do you suffer from chronic digestive problems?  Are you missing out on work family or fun?  If so, you can contact us one of several ways to set up a consultation. You can reach us on the web, stop by our office in Redmond, WA, or call us at 425-868-0120. Then I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life. I will even do some preliminary testing as well as Bio Impedance Analysis (BIA). In fact did you know that both NASA and Cancer Treatment Centers of America rely on BIA? These tests help me determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, we’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.

About Dr. Andy

After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  In fact, his extensive knowledge of enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought after practitioner. Do you suffer from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to?  Are you sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine?  Contact us on the web, visit our office in Redmond, WA or give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

 

digestive health
digestive health

Chronic Calf Pain and Nutrition

Chronic Calf Pain and Nutrition.  Do you suffer from chronic calf pain?  Have you tried pt, orthotics and chiropractic without success?  All of these are great therapies when your problem stems from physical stress.  But what if your problem was nutritional in nature?

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Chronic Calf Pain and Nutrition – When most people have pain in their calf, they usually seek orthotics, PT, or even chiropractic care.   As long as your problem is physical in nature, all of these are wonderful interventions.  Common physical causes included constant stress from work, or exercises, injuries or imbalances from stress or surgery.  But what if your pain keeps coming back?  This may be a sign your calf pain may come from nutritional problems.

In fact, here are some signs that your calf pain may come from nutritional problems…

  • Fatigue, or feeling tired all the time
  • Difficulty walking up or down the steps
  • Inability to complete activities of daily living
  • Inability to make dietary changes and stick with them

How to Tell

Often times this can be a sign that your body has difficulty processing and using vitamins and minerals.    If you are eating enough of these essential nutrients, it may be your body has trouble digesting, absorbing or using these precious vitamins and minerals.  It’s important to remember that your body needs enzymes in order to digest, absorb and use vitamins.  It’s also important to remember that vitamins are only co-enzymes.  In fact, they cannot do their job without the right enzymes in place.

OK, I know what you’re thinking.  How can I tell the difference?  At Redmond Ridge Nutrition, we can perform objective tests based on sound medical principals to find where the actual source of stress exists.  Once we figure that out we can put a plan in place to make sure your body gets the vital nutrition it needs.  In addition, we can help your body properly digest, absorb and use those precious building blocks to health.

If your problem is mechanical in nature the right combination of chiropractic care, orthotics and home exercises may be the key.  We can help with that too.

Does this sound familiar?

Do you suffer from chronic calf pain and/or fatigue?  Are you missing out on work family or fun?  If so, you can contact us one of several ways to set up a consultation. You can reach us on the web, stop by our office in Redmond, WA, or call us at 425-868-0120. Then I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life. I will even do some preliminary testing as well as Bio Impedance Analysis (BIA). In fact did you know that both NASA and Cancer Treatment Centers of America rely on BIA? These tests help me determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, we’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.

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After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  His extensive knowledge of functional enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to, or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

chronic calf pain
Calf pain from nutritional problems