Putting the Gum Disease-Cancer Link into Perspective

If you smoke, you’re pretty much guaranteed gum disease. And, of course, your risk of a whole host of chronic, systemic illnesses soars. But just because you’re a nonsmoker, your gums don’t necessarily get a free pass. Despite smoking rates dropping for decades now, periodontal disease remains a problem for as much as 75% of […]

Modern Chronic Illness, a Cumulative Condition

Many of the patients we see come to us with longstanding health problems they suspect are related to things like root canal teeth, mercury amalgam fillings and cavitations. But while such dental factors may indeed be playing a role, they’re seldom – if ever – the sole cause of distress. As Dr. V reviews each […]

Root Canals Are a Chronic Focus, Part 4: What to Do About Root Canal Teeth

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Read Part 1, “What Weston Price REALLY Learned About Root Canals” Read Part 2, “How ‘Saved’ Teeth Become a Problem” Read Part 3, “The Toxins” From the November 2014 issue of Biosis Over the past few issues, we’ve looked at the research on root canal treated teeth and how […]

Root Canals Are a Chronic Focus, Part 3: The Toxins

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Read Part 1, “What Weston Price REALLY Learned About Root Canals”Read Part 2, “How ‘Saved’ Teeth Become a Problem” From the August 2014 issue of Biosis Last time, we ended by looking at the main pathways for toxins to travel from root canal treated teeth to the brain. Now […]

Be(A)ware of Awareness

As Pink Ribbon Season dwindles to a close, one more commentary on the disconnect between “awareness” and real prevention (via Orthomolecular News): Awareness? What Awareness? By Ralph Campbell, MD October 11, 2013 Recently, our local paper promoted a 3K walk/run for “a cure for heart disease,” with photos of participants of all sizes and shapes. […]

Follow-up: Antidepressants, Obesity & Cancer Edition

Often it happens that soon after we post on one topic or another, we stumble upon related material and think, “Damn, wish we could’ve included that in the post!” A few such item we’ve bookmarked in recent weeks: After “News Flash, Pharmacological Edition” and its short list of recommended reading on antidepressants“A Glut of Antidepressants” […]

Biosis #41: Ending the Procrastination Blues, Acid / Alkaline pH Body Balance & More

The August 2013 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Ending the Procrastination Blues Yes, for all I’ve absorbed about planning and motivation and time management, I still seem to have a little problem with procrastination. And distractions. Like the quote on my page-a-day calendar that I […]

Care for Some Arsenic with That Fluoride?

Earlier this week – and for the fourth time since 1956 – citizens of Portland, Oregon, said “no” to fluoridation. And there are many good reasons to keep saying no, such as this one, recently brought to attention by the Fluoride Action Network: Industrial-Grade Fluoridation Chemicals Cost Society Billions in Arsenic-Induced Cancers Industrial-grade fluoride chemicals […]

Breast Cancer, Fear & Informed Choice(s)

As we were taking a look back at the first 5 years of this blog, maybe you heard a little something about a certain celebrity who had a “preventive” double mastectomy. How “brave” and “heroic”, folks said of Angelina Jolie’s going public about her decision, which others rushed to validate as “the right medical choice.” […]