PT 2. NATURAL ALTERNATIVES TO OTC's & PRESCRIPTION DRUGS - Dan Carter - 7.17.2005 - Show #252

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Track 1:

Introduction

Hypertension - High Blood Pressure (HBP)

Beta blockers (Blood pressure goes down, but no energy) - many side effects, including extreme muscle weakness)

Calcium Channel Blockers

ACE inhibitors (Angiotension Convesion Enzyme) work well, but also block hormone testosterone

Vasodilators

Diuretics

Natural Alternatives:

  • Magnesium/Potassium
  • CoQ10 1-3 months to take effect
  • High Fiber Diet

Start Track 2: 19:13

Track 2:

Continue HBP Natural Alternatives:

  • Omega 3's
  • L-Taurine
  • Garlice
  • Arginine

Start Track 3: 37:34

Track 3:

Continue HBP Natural Alternatives:

  • Arginine
  • L-Carnitine
  • EDTA

· Antiarrhythmics six major classes, act by altering conduction of sodium or potassium, change action-potential duration or effective refractory period sodium potassium

- Hawthon

- Burcher's broom

- Cayenne

- Hosechesena

Start Track 4: 55:45

Track 4:

Hypercholesterol

• Statin drugs ? inhibit HMG CO-A reductase

decrease liver production of both cholesterol and Co-Q10

lots of muscle problems (rhabdomyolysis)

liver problems

Natural Alternatives:

  • protein 1/2 - 3/4 gram per pound
  • Lipid peroxide
  • Transfats

Start Track 5: 1:15:24

Track 5:

Call about food based vitamins vs capsule based vitamins the heating of olive oil

Long Call about stress, diet and the water/vinegar mix

Continue with natural alternatives for hypercholesterol:

  • High Fiber Diet
  • Curcumin, Turmeric 500 mg 3x/day

Start Track 6: 1:35:48

Track 6:

Antibiotic & Antiviral

• Antibiotic (many classes based on bacterial susceptibility)

Antiviral agents (inhibit viral replication, Acyclovir is an example, many exhibit renal toxicity, CNS toxicity)

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