March 23, 2023

Hypothyroidism causes digestion problems

From Newsmax Dr. David Brownstein, M.D., writes:  Many patients suffering from thyroid deficiency, or hypothyroidism, do not produce enough stomach acid. Stomach acid is necessary to properly digest food as well as eliminate bacteria from food. Low stomach acid production can result in bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine. One study found 54 percent of […]

Eggs are NOT bad for your health, despite recent study, says top doctor

By Dr. David Brownstein From Newsmax A recent headline in The New York Times reads “Are Eggs Bad for Your Heart Health?  Maybe.”  Instead of “Maybe,” a more accurate assessment would be “No!” The article summarized the results from a prospective study of 30,000 subjects. Approximately two eggs per day were found to result in […]

Antacid drugs linked to stroke

By Dr. David Brownstein From Newsmax Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are some of the most widely used medications on the market. They work by poisoning an enzyme that is responsible for stomach cells’ ability to make hydrochloric acid. Unfortunately, these drugs are associated with a host of adverse effects including osteoporosis, heart attacks, and abnormal […]