Book of the week; Diverticulitis; Iodine Supplementation; 9.29.2017


Book Recommendation:  Nutrient Power; Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain by William J. Walsh

Supplement of the week -the need for iodine supplementation.  Recommend himalayan sea salt augmented with iodine.  A small percentage of people may have an iodine allergy so start with a small amount.  In the USA we are completely flooded with bromine, an antigen to iodine, and as a result are iodine deficient.

Chinese article of the week: “Acupuncture Out Performs Drugs for Infertility and Promotes Pregnancy”.  A combination of acupuncture and Clomid has dramatic increase in pregnancy rates for women with anovulatory infertility.

Diverticulitis – out pouches in the large intestine — Watch for dehydration;  Want 1-3 bowel movements a day with soft stools; Intestinal flora will be killed by antibiotics so also take high quality probiotic; Once antibiotics are finished start lower level Chinese antibacterial herbs.

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