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BREAST HEALTH III SECRETS EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW TO REDUCE HER RISK OF BREAST CANCER by Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 2004©

Breast cancer is probably the most feared disease among women and traditional focus has been on waiting until a woman actually has this disease, and then recommending surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. Current treatments are almost equally frightening as the disease itself due to their horrific side effects and disfigurement. Some women like Suzanne Sommers […]

October 2nd, 2004|Articles|

BREAST CANCER AND THE ENVIRONMENT ROBERT A. ERICKSON, M.D. 2004©

INTRODUCTION

Identifying causal relationships between environmental factors and breast cancer is difficult to almost impossible. Animal models are used to generate hypotheses about the carcinogenicity of different chemicals or environmental exposures. Rats and mice are commonly used, but they metabolize substances at different rates and have different thresholds for certain toxins from humans. There is […]

October 2nd, 2004|Articles|

SCREENING FOR BREAST CANCER by Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 2004©

Scientists and physicians do not know why most women get breast cancer, yet breast cancer is the most frequent malignancy in women worldwide, and the annual incidence of breast cancer increased 55% between 1950 and 1991 [1]. IARC (the International Agency for Research on Cancer) reports breast cancer is the most common female cancer […]

October 2nd, 2004|Articles|

An Update On Cardiovascular Disease from the ACAM 2004 Spring Conference – by Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 2004©

The “war” on cholesterol to reduce heart disease has been going on for decades. Heart disease remains the number one cause of death in the U.S. and the number of deaths from this disease has not changed in the past 25 years, in spite of new cholesterol lowering drugs, advances in heart surgery with […]

October 2nd, 2004|Articles|

LEAKY GUT SYNDROME by Robert A. Erickson 2004©

Leaky gut syndrome is the name given to a disorder of the intestines where the intestinal lining has large spaces between the cells that allow the entry of toxic material into the bloodstream that would normally pass through the colon in the feces. Undigested proteins, fats, toxins, fungi, bacteria, and other wastes not normally […]

October 2nd, 2004|Articles|

INTRAVENOUS NUTRIENT THERAPY: the “Myers’ Cocktail” by Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 2003©

Introduction

John Myers, M.D., a physician from Baltimore, Maryland, pioneered the use of intravenous (IV) vitamins and minerals as part of the overall treatment of various medical problems. Although Dr. Myers died in 1984, his therapies are used by alternative physicians throughout the world. Dr. Myers found after decades of experience that chronic problems such […]

October 2nd, 2003|Articles|

GLUTATHIONE by Robert A. Erickson, M.D. December 2003©

What if I told you there was a substance that could energize your system by helping your body recycle its antioxidant vitamins, remove toxic wastes from your body, reduces your risk of cancer, help your body fight infection from germs and viruses, and boost your energy. Sounds like magic! That substance is Glutathione.

What Is […]

October 2nd, 2003|Articles|

Intravenous Hydrogen Peroxide by Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 2002©

Bio-oxidative medicine is the addition of oxygen directly to the tissues of the body in the form of lone oxygen atoms (singlet oxygen) in a highly reactive state. Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) reacts to form water (H2O) and singlet oxygen (O’), which is the active agent in hydrogen peroxide therapy.

In the blood, H2O2 encounters two […]

October 2nd, 2002|Articles|

Strontium and Bone Health by Robert A. Erickson, M.D. 2002©

A recently published paper in the New England Journal of Medicine (1/29/2004) suggests that taking strontium supplements may be at least as good a treatment for osteoporosis as currently available therapies, including Fosamax, Evista and Actonel. 1,649 postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who had at least one fracture were divided into two groups. The first […]

October 2nd, 2002|Articles|

IT ALL DEPENDS ON YOUR REALITY by Robert A. Erickson, M.D., F.A.A.F.P. November 2001©

As a Medical Doctor for almost 30 years, now involved with Integrative Medicine, I was asked by Dr. Neims to share some thoughts about alternative medicine with the physicians of the Alachua County Medical Society. In the early 1970′s I experienced an illness after a scuba diving trip to an island off the Yucatan […]

November 1st, 2001|Articles|