Dr. Marc Siegel: Chronic pot smoking has now been linked to THIS strange syndrome. Doctors are misdiagnosing and taking out gall bladders because they don’t know about this yet.

As a practicing internist, I am very aware of the distinction between medicinal and recreational use of any psychoactive substance. Unfortunately, when it comes to marijuana, this distinction is too often and too easily blurred. Currently, there are 10 states where recreational marijuana is … Continue reading Dr. Marc Siegel: Chronic pot smoking has now been linked to THIS strange syndrome. Doctors are misdiagnosing and taking out gall bladders because they don’t know about this yet.

Sidestepping the Serious Dangers of Polypharmacy

I’m posting an article that I read from the Whitaker Wellness Blog because it has to do with polypharmacy – a preventable problem that could lead to much suffering, unnecessary medications and treatments, and an early death.  Please read Dr Whitaker’s important observations and how  he treated one of his patients. Allison is a classic case of the dangers of polypharmacy. She came to Whitaker Wellness because her knee pain, urinary incontinence, heartburn, constipation, weight gain, insomnia, weakness in her legs, fatigue, and forgetfulness were getting worse, and all her doctors in Phoenix did was prescribe more and more drugs. We ordered blood … Continue reading Sidestepping the Serious Dangers of Polypharmacy