Nutrition

HRT

Posted: October 29, 2012
By: Dr Douglas DiSiena

 

 

 

 

 

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against the routine use of estrogen and progestin for the prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal women.

Despite the 2002 Women’s Health Initiative Study, where they had to STOP THE STUDY DUE TO THE AMOUNT OF WOMEN DEVELOPING BREAST CANCER, many doctors continue to prescribe this dangerous disease causing drug!!! Some have even tried to discount the study.

But now, 10 years later, tons of medical papers reviews, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against the routine use of estrogen and progestin for the prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal women.

The USPSTF concluded that the harmful effects of estrogen and progestin are likely to exceed the chronic disease prevention benefits in most women.”1!!!

(Quick note, for my male readers… Estrogen is implicated in ALL prostate cancers as well as male breast cancer! So please read the rest of this article!)

I know this is a sensitive issue. I also know this may be in direct conflict to what your gynecologist may have advised. But, I have a moral obligation to relay information especially if said information can prevent you from an increased risk of cancer!!! So please know, this is not just my opinion, but the opinion of doctors who have spent their respective careers researching hormone related cancers!

"The MWS (Million Women Study) findings of an increased risk of breast cancer in users of HRT, especially of estrogen–progestogen combinations, have now been replicated in over 20 other studies,. The Totality Of The Worldwide Evidence Is Now Overwhelming."         Dr. Beral.

It horrible enough to have 1 in 8* fall victim to breast cancer; so I’m urging you not to do anything that would increase those odds. Since most cases of breast cancer occur when estrogen dominance is at its greatest, (middle age),  reducing estrogen exposure is one of the first strategies to engage in to prevent this life threatening cancer that plagues 12% of all women! In fact, the first thing oncologist do when breast cancer (ovarian and uterine cancer as well) is to put women on very powerful estrogen blocking drugs, that by the way come with their own risk of serious side effects.

If that not enough… Hormone Replace Therapy also increases the risk of the following life threatening diseases; Heart disease, Clots, Stroke, Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism, Endometrial and Ovarian Cancer, and Cholecystitis (Gall Bladder Disease)! As if that is not enough, May 21st of this year, another study linked “The Pill” and HRT to Inflammatory Bowel Disease!!!

So here is a question for you… If you were told that estrogen is safe, why would oncologist immediately put you on estrogen blockers post cancer diagnosis?

What we do know is this. Estrogen exposure, especially of the 4 and the 17 oh estrogen  increases the risk of hormone related cancers!!! (more about that will be covered in my talk)

Therefore, our goal should be to eliminate excess estrogen your body is producing right NOW, and not just after life threatening cancer develops! We should also help you avoid estrogens that we consume in the form of Xenoestrogens.  (Xenoestrogens imitates estrogen and are as dangerous. They can be either synthetic or natural chemical compounds.)

Lastly I want to leave you with this… cancer researchers estimate that we can prevent up to 95% of all cancers with lifestyle changes!!! Please do EVERYTHING you can to PREVENT cancer!!!

This story continues to evolve, but one thing remains, there are certain lifestyle strategies that effectively (scientifically) reduce your lifetime risk of cancer!!!

I want to invite you to my talk this Tuesday @ 6:30 as I reveal ways to reduce your risk of cancer, while living a healthier more vibrant and energetic life!!!

Protecting your health,

Dr. D

Chiropractor

Board Certified Nutritional Specialist

PS, Can I ask you to please forward this email to a friend? I know much of what I am saying is something that you already agree with, so I urge you to invite a friend… You may just save their life!!!

PPS. If you can think of a way we can get this information to more people, please reply to this email so we can spread this word of hope and life! Thank you!!!

1Annals of Internal Medicine

^http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/understand_bc/statistics


Early Detection is good but actually preventing cancer should be our greatest endeavor!!!

Posted: October 26, 2012
By: Dr Douglas DiSiena

Reducing Toxicity & Endocrine Disruptors, Reduces Belly Fat, which results in a REDUCED Risk of CANCER!!!

 

Sadly 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with cancer of the breast during their lifetime!

“From 1999 to 2005, breast cancer incidence rates in the U.S. decreased by about 2% per year. The decrease was seen only in women aged 50 and older. One theory is that this decrease was partially due to the reduced use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) by women after the results of a large study called the Women’s Health Initiative were published in 2002. These results suggested a connection between HRT and increased breast cancer risk.”

http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/understand_bc/statistics

Please note that enough women took it upon themselves to go off of HRT, many going against conventional wisdom, to actually bring down the rate of breast cancer since the WHI study of 2002!!! This single fact is extremely significant relative to the fight against cancer!!! Buried in that study lies one of the answers to preventing this terrible cancer!!!

In fact, according to the National Cancer Institute; “As many as 80 percent of cancers can be attributed to environmental factors, the most important of which are diet and smoking.”

 

Please join us on October 30th @ 6:30 as we reveal the latest medical research on how to avoid and reduce those environmental factors that cause 80% of all cancers!!!

Please help me spread the word so we can save that preventable 80% from the plight of cancer! It’s extremely sad, and my heart breaks over those people that do everything right and still get cancer! But, this lecture is for the 80% that do have a say!!! Please come and arm yourself with the knowledge that may just save you, and your loved ones from ever having to do battle with cancer!!!

This month you will hear a lot about early detection. And I am for the earliest detection possible! However, even with early detection, a tumor that is big enough to be detected through mammography or examination has already been present for several years and may already have spread to other organs!!!

Therefore, Prevention And Avoidance Of Specific And Known Risk Factors Is The Key To Reducing The Risk Of Cancer BEFORE It Becomes A Deadly Disease!

There has been research on the efficacy of cancer prevention as far back as 1982. (Yet why are doctors NOT talking about this?) The National Research Council published a report called; Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer. In that report they revealed the extremely low rates of cancer amongst Asian countries especially relative to the much higher rates of cancer found in western countries! They discovered evidence linking specific dietary factors to cancer of the breast and other organs. Asian countries, such as Japan, have low breast cancer rates, while rates in Western countries are many times higher. The question was, could the low prevalence of cancer be genetic amongst Asian countries. So they studied the incidence cancer of Japanese families that moved to the United States. Turns out their daughters acquire the same risk of cancer as the other American women. Genes did not change but the signaling to the gene did! And herein lies the greatest weapon to preventing the disease that takes far too many lives and causes unimaginable suffering!

So please join us Tuesday, October 30th at 6:30 PM as we explore the evidence of excess Estrogen exposure (environmental as well as endogenous) as a risk factor, especially as it relates to weight gain and increased cancer risk!!! We will also talk about other well-known and well researched cancer risk factors.

I promise you this will be a very informative, encouraging and empowering lecture.

Protecting your health,

Dr. D

Chiropractor

Board Certified Nutritional Specialist

PS, “1” in 8 is a scary stat. Just think about 8 of your friends! This information may just be the turning point to preventing that at “1” friend from cancer.

So, please bring a friend. We want to spread this message of hope and empowerment beyond our patient base!!!

PPS, we will be giving out samples, and sharing our recopies for great tasting, metabolic stimulating (fat burning), detoxing medical food shakes.


AN APPLE A DAY MAY KEEP YOUR BODY VERY TOXIC!!!

Posted: June 27, 2012
By: Dr Douglas DiSiena

 

AN APPLE A DAY MAY KEEP YOUR BODY VERY TOXIC!!!

 

Unfortunately, apples made a repeat performance for having the MOST (unacceptable) pesticide residues according to the list known as the “Dirty Dozen'' issued by the Environmental Working Group.

The EWG has also released and updated its "Clean Fifteen" list of produce least likely to be tainted with pesticides.

If you are a new mom, I would encourage you to check out the link belowbecause for the first time, the EWG has tested prepared baby food for residual pesticide residues.

"Our advice to consumers is to choose the organic version of the fruits and vegetables on the dirty dozen list," Johanna Congleton, PhD, MSPH

As most of you know, especially those that attended our lectures in recent years, we have presented tons of data revealing the degree of toxic load that we all struggle with, even those with the cleanest of eating habits!!!

In fact, in the link below is an article revealing recent research that indicates excessive toxins in the umbilical cord of virtually ALL newborn babies.

Here is a synopsis:

“A prior study by EWG found that blood samples from newborns contained an average of 287 toxins , including mercury, fire retardants, pesticides, and Teflon chemicals.

Of the 287 chemicals EWG detected in umbilical cord blood, it's known that:

• 180 cause cancer in humans or animals 
• 217 are toxic to your brain and nervous system 
• 208 cause birth defects or abnormal development in animal tests”

If newborn babies are under such toxic load, imagine the toxic burden most adults are attempting to cope with!!!


It’s not if we are toxic, it’s how badly our bodies are burdened with toxins.

Toxins can be a cause of many symptoms thought to be of unknown origin. Such symptoms may include weight gain, loss of energy, depression, insomnia, insulin resistance, lack of focus or poor concentration, stress and irritability. These are just some of the most common symptoms we see that result from a toxic load.

In fact, I just read a medical study indicating toxicity, in many cases, precedes obesity!!!

Remember, the causes of all or nearly all chronic illness are inflammation, stress (emotional or neurological/subluxation) and toxins!!!

I encourage everybody to reduce the toxic burden of their body with a simple, affordable, yet scientific detoxification program that is proven to be very effective, in a short period of time! In fact, the program can be completed in as little as 10 days and can leave you with more energy, better sleep, a clearer mind and even better looking skin!!!

For more information on the ONLY REAL SCEINTIFICALY EFFECTIVE DETOX PROGRAM I am aware of, please see link below

For those interested (and I hope that includes everybody), twice a year in June and in January, we offer a discount on the entire program including the BIA.

Just a note, order your kit before July 1st to take advantage of our biannual discount and start on the program as your schedule allows

Please reply with any questions, comments or concerns!

It is our passion to serve!!!

 

Read through these links for more information.

Toxins in Newborns

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-mercola/bpa-toxins-puts-newborns_b_457590.html

Scientific Basis for "Real" Detoxification

http://www.metagenics.com/patients/patient-programs/patients-clearchange

Dirty Dozen

http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/

 

 

 


Need a quick fat loss kick start for summer?

Posted: June 20, 2012
By: Dr Douglas DiSiena

 

Need a little "Leptin" support to shed a few pounds for the summer?

 

Order your detox kit through the end of June and receive a 10% discount & a complimentary BIA

A buildup of toxins may be making you feel bad and causing unwanted (hard to lose) belly fat! Chemicals and other potentially harmful substances are in almost everything we breathe, eat, drink, or touch. We also produce internal toxins during normal processes of digestion, waste elimination, stress, and combating infection. Normally the body is quite efficient at removing these unwanted substances, but not always. Unhealthy lifestyle habits, such as a poor diet and lack of regular exercise, can negatively affect the body's detoxification processes. Excess toxin exposure or a buildup due to impaired detoxification activities in the body can lead to seemingly unrelated symptoms: fatigue, malaise, irritability, mood swings, bloating, insomnia, headaches, and muscle/joint aches and pains. 

A metabolic detoxification program can help, but beware of "fasts" or quick fixes. Just as you clean out the clutter and grime to give your home a fresh start, a metabolic detoxification program is designed to help you clean out junk that may have worn your systems down or created a traffic jam of toxins that's been diverted to body fat for storage. 

REMEMBER TOXINS ARE ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS AND THEY INHIBIT THE KEY "LIPOSTAT" HORMONE CALLED LEPTIN!!! IT IS ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO LOSE FAT LONG TERM WITH LEPTIN RESISTANCE!!! 

Detoxification activities are driven by nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. So while juice or water fasts may give your digestive system a break, they do little to fuel detoxification activities adequately, and may trigger the body to store unhealthy fat. And some detoxification supplements may contain ingredients that lack adequate scientific proof or safe history of use, or fail to promote balanced detoxification activities in multiple phases. That's why it's important to follow a clinically evaluated metabolic detoxification program that includes adequate dietary intake and science-based nutritional support. 

Call today to schedule an appointment with Autumn or Alex to receive your 10% discount on the our quick detox program as well as to receive your complementary BIA so you can the start this effective detoxification LEPTIN SENSITIZING program to help you feel better and effortlessly lose fat just in time for summer.
 
For more information, please watch this free webinar.
 
Leptin Shown to be Associated with Depression
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2265.2011.04182.x/abstract

 

Belly Fat Explains the Association Between Insulin Resistance and Plasma Leptin

http://diabetes.diabetesjournals.org/content/51/4/1005.abstract


Aspirin associated with risk of MAJOR GI & Cerebral bleeding episodes!

Posted: June 11, 2012
By: Dr Douglas DiSiena

 

Aspirin associated with risk of MAJOR GI & Cerebral bleeding episodes!

 

I don't think that low-dose aspirin should be recommended for individuals with a baseline cardiovascular risk below 10% at 10 years. JAMA 2012; 307:2286-2294.

Wow, what a reversal of recommendation!!! Seemed just recently, there were so called medical experts touting aspirin as the perfect drug !

Even more alarming, the risk they are so concerned with is with a LOW DOSE aspirin regimen!!!

Yet, many doctors are still recommending HEALTHY, middle aged men and women, be on this DRUG DAILY for the rest of their life as a preventive measure.

HOWEVER, THE STUDY FROM THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION CLEARLY INDICATES DIFFERENTLY!!!

My main motivation in revealing this recent research finding is primarily for those reading this email (with a healthy cardiovascular system) may avoid the very real risky and dangerous, potentially lethal effects of daily low dose aspirin.

There are very safe, and scientifically proven natural protocols that effectively support healthy blood flow, cardiovascular function, as well as reduce lipids, inflammation, and Homocysteie levels!!!

Of course, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is of upmost importance.

The other critical issue in preventing heart disease and stroke is not to ignore what is similar to the glaring, (overheating) red-light on your dashboard! That big glaring warning for cardiovascular disease is excessive Visceral Adipose Tissue, AKA Belly Fat!!!

If you have a waist to hip ratio greater than 1:1(You appear wider from the side than from the back) please call our office and let us help you to incorporate strategies to optimize the lipostat hormones that will easily and permanently, help you to shed that increasingly dangerous Visceral Adipose Tissue before it s too late!!!

Remember, a fatal heart attack is the very FIRST symptom in 40% of people with heart disease!!! Please don t wait for the ever distant perfect time to get healthy; procrastination is the thief of health!!!

 


Never Diet Again!

Posted: June 11, 2012
By: Dr Douglas DiSiena

NEVER DIET AGAIN!!!

 

Secrets to lasting weight lost and reducing Belly Fat

 

Majority of Americans make some sort of New Year’s Resolution. The majority claim weight loss as the number one resolution with getting fit and eating healthy making the top five. In fact, 70 percent of Americans said they want to lose weight in 2012.

 

Unfortunately, despite one’s best intentions on January 1, all one has to do is step into a gym the first week of January and again in mid February as a contrast to see the proof that the majority of people fail once again to keep their stated resolutions.

 

We actually believe the reason people fail these “Lose Weight” resolutions is because what many people do to lose weight is inherently wrong and the body fights against such changes!

 

For example, there was the very popular “low-carb” diet which is unhealthy and activates the release of the stress hormone “cortisol” and can actually raise blood sugar, insulin as well as inflammation! There are also diets whereby clients buy very “dead” and nutrient deficient packaged food that comes in a box and only requires microwave heating for consumption. All one has to do is read the laundry list of chemicals and preservatives to know these types of diets can’t be very good for you, nor (and here is the key) can they be sustaining and therefore ultimately doomed to failure! Because, and please really get this, we will constantly over-eat if we do not satisfy the body’s hunger for nutrients!!!

 

When the body does not receive the required nutrients, it simply will continue to crave calories until the nutrient burden of the body is satisfied.

 

This is why our country spends more money on diets and “diet food” than any other country on the planet, and yet our obesity epidemic continues to spiral out of control! With almost 75% of this country overweight, and between 1986 and 2000, the prevalence of severe obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m 2) quadrupled. We are working harder and spending more money on a weight loss paradigm that is not only ineffective, but will actually leave us with more obesity!!!

 

When You Just Reduces Calorie Intake without increasing nutrient intack, You Will Literally Be Fighting Against Your Genetic Programming For Survival!!!

 

So what does one do to lose weight painlessly, permanently and in a healthy fashion?

 

First, and again, here is THE secret to most people’s issues, and that is to eat foods with maximum nutrient density!!! The take home lesson and I haven’t seen this talked about, but here is the bottom line... If you satisfy your nutrient hunger, you will cease to have a caloric hunger!!!!

 

There are also three hormones that are absolutely responsible for the ballooning obesity epidemic, as well as a major contributor to cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, and even some cancers. If you want to avoid these preventable disease states that account for the top killers in this country, you need to optimize these three hormones.

 

The Sad Truth, Most Doctors Do Not Test To See If These Hormones Are In Balance And Yet According To Stanford University, School Of Medicine, One Of These Hormones Is A Major “ Predictor Of Age-Related Diseases.”

 

There is really so much more to share relative to weight loss and optimal body composition as well as the secret to reducing belly fat!

 

 

Come see us for a consultation.

 

For those suffering from weight gain due to yo-yo dieting, medications or various other reasons causing the metabolic system to screech to a grinding halt. If you are someone who previously was resistant to weight loss, you can go on a “metabolic reboot” program and kick start the weight loss process!!!

 

We believe this program is vital! There is a tremendous amount misinformation regarding this issue resulting in; more people getting sicker, increased weight gain and greater discouragement!!!

 

I am so excited to reveal the latest scientific discoveries and other proven strategies, we guarantee can significantly improve body composition and reduce risk factor for diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other chronic illness in as little as 90 days!!!

 

With 75% of Americans overweight, type 2 diabetes doubling in the last decade and over 40% of people suffering from metabolic syndrome, we need to correct this deadly course that most people in this country seem to be on!!!

 

 

 

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Posted: June 11, 2012
By: Dr Douglas DiSiena

 

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