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An Overview of EDTA Chelation

INTRODUCTION

EDTA Chelation Therapy – An Overview

Let me begin by stating the following overview is not intended to be a comprehensive review of EDTA chelation therapy, but to give some general information in the hopes that the reader will investigate this modality on his or her own. This article is an update to the article […]

August 2nd, 2010|Articles|

Low Dose Naltrexone Therapy – A Different Approach to Cancer Therapy – Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 2009©

Dear Friends and Patients:

A number of years ago at a medical conference I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Burton Berkson, a nationally recognized expert in liver disease. He presented a case study where a patient with pancreatic cancer that had spread to the liver was treated in an alternative manner with intravenous alpha […]

October 2nd, 2009|Articles|

Your Liver and Your Health Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 2008©

At the Center we see patients on a daily basis who have what is termed “a sluggish liver.” They are frequently female, have hormonal imbalance, and have constipation problems and difficulty in losing weight. All have symptoms of fatigue or malaise. Some even have a sensation of fullness in their right abdomen, or vague […]

October 2nd, 2008|Articles|

The Cholesterol Obsession Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 2008©

I frequently see patients in my practice who have cholesterols above 200mg/dL and have either been advised by a physician to take a statin drug to lower their cholesterol, or they are concerned on their own that their cholesterol level may be too high. I will share information on controversies in cholesterol therapy and […]

October 2nd, 2008|Articles|

e Relationship of Sex Hormones to Breast Cancer and Other Conditions Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 2008©

What do fibroids, endometriosis, fibrocystic breast disease, and breast cancer have in common? Estrogen. This hormone is a contributing factor in the growth of fibroid tumors of the uterus, endometriosis lesions, fibrocystic breast lesions, and many breast cancers. Translated, this means either an increase in estrogen production (or a too high dose of exogenous […]

January 2nd, 2008|Articles|

IV Vitamin C Update from the ACAM Conference and its use in Cancer Treatment Robert A. Erickson, M.D. September 2007©

Dr. Mark Levine is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and also worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital for a number of years. He is a physician-scientist and a senior investigator at NIH (National Institutes of Health). Information from his research on intravenous vitamin C as a cancer therapy is simplified and summarized in the […]

September 2nd, 2007|Articles|

Vitamin D is Not Just for Bone Robert A. Erickson, M.D. September 2007©

Most people realize vitamin D is important in calcium absorption and prevention of osteoporosis. Foods that commonly have significant amounts of vitamin D include milk, egg yolk, liver, and fish. Of course, exposure to sunlight causes vitamin D production in our skins. What is not known is vitamin D deficiency is a worldwide problem […]

September 2nd, 2007|Articles|

The Acid/Alkaline Theory of Disease A Myth by Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 6/2007 ©

One of the diets that has been around for a long time is the acid/alkaline theory of disease. This diet is prevalent in alternate health circles and contends one must keep one’s body at the proper pH by eating primarily “alkaline forming foods.” By doing this in some way your body will become “more […]

June 2nd, 2007|Articles|

A Story of Estrogen Dominance – by Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 11/2006©

Mrs. D is a 38 year old lady who came to see me with a constellation of symptoms. She was concerned about being overweight and was especially upset about the fat deposits in her thighs and hips. “I crave a lot of sugar and sweets and I have a lot of premenstrual mood swings […]

November 2nd, 2006|Articles|

MINERALS AND HUMAN HEALTH Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 2005©

Dr. Charles Northen was an Alabama physician and a pioneer in the field of nutrition way back in the 1930′s. He knew that minerals were vital to human metabolism and health and stated “that no plant or animal can appropriate to itself any mineral which is not present in the soil upon which it […]

October 2nd, 2005|Articles|