Do You Really Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Originally posted 4 May 2009Related Say you visit a doctor for a routine check-up. You have no complaints: no pain, no problems. But the doctor says, “You know, I think we’d better remove your appendix.” “Why?” you ask. “It might get inflamed or infected someday, at which point we’d have to do an appendectomy anyway. …

The Limitations of Online Health Forums

You’re probably familiar with “alternative” health forums like CureZone. Such sites can be great places for like-minded individuals to share their experiences, offer peer support, recommend resources, discuss news and the like. What they can never be is a substitute for medical, dental, naturopathic or other professional advice. As CureZone’s own disclaimer states, You should …

The Only Thing that Matters Is Getting the Mercury Out, Right? (Not Quite)

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN We humans are natural pattern-seekers and storytellers. When something happens to us – especially if it’s unexpected or undesired – we instinctively use these traits to help us find the cause and meaning of our experience. As we discover patterns, we build an explanation – a “story” – that …

Do You Really Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Say you visit a doctor for a routine check-up. You have no complaints: no pain, no problems. But the doctor says, “You know, I think we’d better remove your appendix.” “Why?” you ask. “It might get inflamed or infected someday, at which point we’d have to do an appendectomy anyway. Besides, you don’t really need …

Biosis 24: Dental Foci & Early Cancer Detection…and More

  The new issue of our quarterly newsletter Biosis is now available online. Check it out now to learn more about: Self-renewal as a lifelong habit Dental foci and early cancer detection – fact or fantasy? What truly preventive health care looks like Biosis: Integrated Health Solutions, #24