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Dear Pharmacist, I saw your pictures of hot springs in Utah and you said that you’d actually fly to hot springs to get their healing benefits. This may be personal, but are you sick? What’s in the water that is so healing? I’m curious because around here, hot springs are for hippies only. --E.W., St. George, UtahDear E.W., Hippies? I am an Aquarian, so perhaps I qualify, LOL. The mere...
Hot Springs at Home
Dear Readers, Last week I wrote about “fountain of youth” hot spring waters which are super rich in minerals and sulfur compounds. These substances penetrate the skin and relieve muscle aches/spasms, arthritis and skin rashes. The warmth of the water increases circulation which helps detoxification and improves blood flow to the heart. I realize some of you cannot travel so recreate the hot...
Relief for Urinary Tract Infections
I’m plagued by urinary tract infections (UTIs) and I hate the side effects of the Septra antibiotic that I take daily. I’ve heard that drinking cranberry juice cocktail can help. Should I try that? --B.K., New York City
Dear B.K.: Chronic UTIs are miserable. You’ve no sooner escorted one out the door, than a new infection rears its ugly itch. It’s hard to believe that...
Protect Yourself from Heart Attack
My brother, father, and uncle all died of a heart attack in their early 50’s so I’m getting nervous. How can I help myself now?--G.H., Decatur, Illinois Answer: I commend you for your enthusiastic quest for wellness. After writing this column 14 years, one point I cannot stress enough: Inflammation is THE primary underlying factor contributing to cardiometabolic...
The Benefits of Eating Bugs!
Dear Pharmacist, You’re sort of obsessed with gut health because you frequently suggest probiotics to people seeking better health. I don’t take probiotics but I do appreciate your perspective. Not one of 14 doctors over six years has ever suggested probiotics. What’s the big deal? --R.M., Ocala, FloridaAnswer: Hmm, maybe you would not have needed 14 doctors if any one of them had warned...