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The opinions of Dr. Cal Streeter
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Hypertension and its c...

Is hypertension a cause or simply an indicator of a deeper problem?  We have been led to believe and trained as physicians to treat hypertension as a disease instead of it being the cause of other major health problems.  The truth of the matter is those treated verses those untreated medically have little difference in life expectancy, despite what the medical establishment and the pharmaceutical industry might say.  Those who, on the other hand, treat [ continue reading ]

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Heart health, Hypertension and Causes
Cholesterol “The...

Cholesterol is a very necessary product of fat metabolism which has hundreds of necessary uses by the body. The white matter of the brain is made from cholesterol and nerve tissue is repaired by it. Hormones are also made from it and cell membranes and many others are repaired by the production of cholesterol. Elevated cholesterol, LDL, and triglycerides are caused by inflammation in the vascular system—elevated CRP, LPA, Homocysteine, HA1C, fibrinogen, are all indicators [ continue reading ]

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Cholesterol
Insulin Excess and Typ...

Weight control–visceral abdominal fat will never allow one to get either under control.  I use HCG in my practice to help my patients get rid of this problem, but unless there is an effort to eliminate carbohydrates and personal involvement in lifestyle changes, it is a waste of time. Low carb and no sugar or sugar substitute intake. We have been duped into believing that low fat diets are the answer to our health problems, [ continue reading ]

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Diabetes, Type II DM
Insulin Resistant

Insulin and blood sugar excess are far more dangerous that cholesterol excess!!  Insulin resistance may be one of the most serious health problems we face in the western world today.  According to an article in the July 13, 2013 edition of Life Extension Magazine, Insulin excess (greater than 5 piu/mL) was found to exist in over 60% of Life Extension members, and they are the most health minded group in the world.  The following is [ continue reading ]

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Diabetes, Insulin Resistant
Gout

GOUT AND TREATING IT NATURALLY:  The cause of gout is usually an excess of purine rich foods (red meat, shellfish, cheese, prescription diuretics, beer, etc.) and a lack of pure water. Here are some things I usually recommend: Eliminate purine rich foods from your diet and limit them for the rest of your life. Increase your water consumption to one half your bodyweight in ounces of pure water a day. Cherries and cherry juice will [ continue reading ]

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Gout, Inflammation
Elevated PSA, BPH and ...

Do you suffer from an elevated PSA, BPH (Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy or Prostate Enlargement or want information on cancer prevention for these issues?  Here are some additional recommendations: Vitamin D3 a minimum of 5,000 i.u. twice daily is a great healer of tissues Vitamin K2 45 mcg two daily minimum  to regulate calcium metabolism Reacted Magnesium 220 mg 1-3 capsules twice daily as tolerated.  This loosens stools, relaxes muscles, improves memory, helps blood sugar metabolism, [ continue reading ]

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BPH & Cancer Prevention, Elevated PSA, Prostate Health
SHINGLES

Shingles is a viral infection that affects adults and is caused by the same herpes organism that gives chickenpox to children.  It attacks a nerve and will usually follow that nerve from its origin to its distant area of sensory nerve endings.  It can form blisters with itching and pain along the nerve pathway, and is usually precipitated by stress in the elderly.  Here are some natural therapies I have used successfully as well as [ continue reading ]

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Immune Health, Shingles
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

Carpal Tunnel is a  stiffening of the ligaments in the wrist causing pain and motion restriction when opening and closing the fingers of the hand as well as motion of the wrist.  Before electing to have surgery for this condition, I would try the following for at least six weeks: Vitamin B 6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride) is a water soluble B vitamin which often will clear up carpal tunnel without any other treatment when taken in [ continue reading ]

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Carpal Tunnel
ADD & ADHD

Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders are becoming an epidemic in America today.  Some kids simply lose focus for brief periods of time however, many children have very serious and so problematic issues that they are incapable of being involved in normal educational classroom activities. Special education classes are conducted for them, but even then their level of concentration and teachability is limited.  Let’s first look at some of the suspected causes and [ continue reading ]

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ADD & ADHD, Uncategorized
Gluten

When we began milling the germ part of grains out of our flours, we began to have all sorts of health problems, not the least of which is cardiovascular disease that has become epidemic in America.  We have become so infatuated with blood cholesterol that we have over looked the real cause of the problem.  It should be no surprise that mental and neurological diseases should also be traceable to  grain consumption as we know [ continue reading ]

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Gluten, Healthy Eating
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