In response to R. Stoffanellar of Wassen International (WDDTY vol 14 no 7) who said my 'article gives ammunition to the anti-supplements brigade', I say 'Hardly'.
B6: How low can we safely go?
B6: MAN THE BARRICADES AGAIN
Moses M Suzman MD, a respected internist and neurologist in South Africa, suspected that a pandemic deficiency of B6 was the prime cause of heart attacks. So beginning in 1950, his mostly white pa ...
In WDDTY vol 13 no 4 (Alternatives), Harald Gaier tells us that lowering cholesterol helps to avoid heart attacks. I think a lack of vitamin C is the real cause of heart attacks.
While I agree that drug-nutrient interactions are complex, with much yet to be learned, I feel that Alternatives (WDDTY vol 14 no 4) did not provide a balanced view. It could even provide more ammunition to the anti-food-supplement lobby.
Re Parkinson’s disease (WDDTY vol 14 no 5), I am puzzled by a statement about vitamin B6 which suggested that patients with heart conditions should not take it. This is the first I have heard of an adverse effect on heart conditions by B6.
Ever since scientists saw, 70 years ago, what they thought was a link between fluoride in the water supply and a lower incidence of tooth decay, fluoride - in toothpaste, mouth-washes, tablets and drinking water - has been the most popular...
Q:Three months before I was due to give birth, I experienced particularly bad carpal tunnel syndrome, and had to wear splints on my hands at night. ...
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the scourge of the modern workplace. The median nerve becomes entrapped as it passes through the wrist, causing weakness, clumsiness, pain or numbness in the hand.