The doctor that has saved more lives than anyone else! Who is he? Luther Terry MD, the surgeon general of us who in 1962, finally forced the cigarette industry to include a warning saying smoking is dangerous to your health. The number of lives saved is probably in the 100 of thousands or even more.
The Sauna is a wonderful treatment developed in Scandinavia many years ago. The benefits are mainly sitting in a warm or hot steamy room which is quiet while wrapped in a towel if you prefer with no radio newspapers cell phones or announcements. It’s just a relaxing time. Something we all need. One variation is the steam room a more public type of Sauna. Often found in health clubs. More recently the dry sauna has become popular. It basically is a box you sit in with your head sticking out of an opening at the top. Inside it is warm and dry which causes you to sweat. Some think this is detox but please remember, the sweat glands produce sweat from your blood and is high in salt content. Toxins not in your blood such as PCBs, lead, Arsenic, and Mercury or not removed. The main benefits obey sauna is taking time out from our everyday stressful world which you might say is detoxing your mind.
If you could, would you go into a drugstore and take certain pharmaceuticals off the shelf because you thought you might have high blood pressure or diabetes or some such illness? Of course not, you would only take such powerful drugs under a doctor’s supervision. But vitamins and nutrients are very important for our health, perhaps not as strong as drugs but never the less should as drugs but never the less should be taken in the proper amounts at the proper times for the proper reasons. But where do you get this advice? Proper and effective use of these supplements of these nutrients requires a medical evaluation of your body’s individual needs. With my many years of experience in medicine gastroenterology and nutrition, I now offer a special program to guide you into what is the most appropriate use of various nutritional supplements. Please see my website under guide to supplements for more information.