Category Archives: Misc

An advanced stage breast cancer patient with lung, liver, and bone metastases

An advanced stage breast cancer patient with lung, liver, and bone metastases. After three and a half years of Integraive Cancer Therapy, her cancer has gradually shrunk.  Now she lives well with her tumor still present.   Share a case … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Comments Off on An advanced stage breast cancer patient with lung, liver, and bone metastases

Basic science thinking vs clnical thinking

Basic science thinking vs clnical thinking.   These are 2 totally different styles of thinking.  As a basic scientist, s/he needs to dissect complex problems into single and small questions and then seek solutions to these small but basic questions.  … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Comments Off on Basic science thinking vs clnical thinking

Management of a Patient with Skin rash, Abdominal Pain and Fatigue, with a Functional Medicine prospective

Summary: A patient with debilitating skin rash, abdonimal comfort and fatigue for nearly 1 year, with no improvement from dermatology and family medicine care.  The problem: a dermatologist looks at skin rash and doesn’t recognize that her other non skin … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Comments Off on Management of a Patient with Skin rash, Abdominal Pain and Fatigue, with a Functional Medicine prospective

Healthy Eating Habits

Healthy Eating Habits that I Follow and Commend   Richard Z. Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.   For the last several years, I have been eating 2 meals a day (skipping breakfast, eating lunch and dinner for 6 days a week.  On … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Comments Off on Healthy Eating Habits

RESTORING NUTRIENTS

                                    RESTORING NUTRIENTS  We require food to provide us with the 3 key macronutrients:  1) Carbohydrates.  Sugar and starch, are predominantly used for our immediate energy needs. {Although both proteins and fats can also be converted into ATP for intra-cellular … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Comments Off on RESTORING NUTRIENTS

TOXIN MANAGEMENT

                                      TOXIN MANAGEMENT We are exposed to more chemical toxins than people in other developed countries. In order to restore our health, we need to reduce our toxic burden.  For example: Up to 90% of cancers in the U.S. are … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Comments Off on TOXIN MANAGEMENT

BONE HEALTH AND OSTEOPOROSIS

                              BONE HEALTH AND OSTEOPOROSIS                                        THE SCOPE OF THE PROBLEM            Over 50% of adult males and females over 50 years old have bone loss. Osteoporosis (OP) is responsible for millions of fractures annually, mostly involving the lumbar … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Comments Off on BONE HEALTH AND OSTEOPOROSIS

ATHEROSCLEROSIS

                                  ATHEROSCLEROSIS The following Supplements and information can be helpful in preventing and managing atherosclerosis. Please inform your healthcare provider about any supplements and medications which you are taking in order to optimize your care and to help prevent any … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Comments Off on ATHEROSCLEROSIS

BRAIN HEALTH AND DEMENTIA

                         BRAIN HEALTH AND DEMENTIA “I am my ‘connectome’.” Joseph Maroon, MD {mindful.org “The magnificent, wonderful, wild connected brain.”} “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it is not the same river and he’s not the same … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Comments Off on BRAIN HEALTH AND DEMENTIA

INSOMNIA

Dr. Chuck Wile is a supervising physician at Cheng Integrative Health Center/Doctor’s Weight Loss Center, Columbia, SC.  Dr. Wile served in the US Air Force Medical corp and is a retired Air Force Colonel.           It … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Comments Off on INSOMNIA