Dr. David Brownstein, M.D., is a board-certified family physician and one of the nation’s foremost practitioners of holistic medicine. He is editor of Dr. David Brownstein’s Natural Way to Health newsletter. Dr. Brownstein has lectured internationally to physicians and others about his success with natural hormones and nutritional therapies in his practice. His books include Drugs That Don’t Work and Natural Therapies That Do!; Iodine: Why You Need It, Why You Can’t Live Without It; Salt Your Way To Health; The Miracle of Natural Hormones; Overcoming Arthritis, Overcoming Thyroid Disorders; The Guide to a Gluten-Free Diet; and The Guide to Healthy Eating. He is the medical director of the Center for Holistic Medicine in West Bloomfield, Mich., where he lives with his wife, Allison, and their teenage daughters, Hailey and Jessica.

Dr. David Brownstein, M.D.

Osteoporosis drugs are widely used to promote bone growth. And, in fact, they do their job well. Use of osteoporosis drugs does result in increased bone density, but does not significantly reduce fracture risk over a patient’s lifetime. [Full Story]
Osteoporosis drugs are widely used to promote bone growth. And, in fact, they do their job well. Use of osteoporosis drugs does result in increased bone density, but does not significantly reduce fracture risk over a patient’s lifetime. [Full Story]
The media leads us to believe that we only need calcium for strong bones. In fact, you cannot have a strong skeleton without sufficient magnesium. It is just as important as calcium for several reasons. [Full Story]
Soy is one of the most genetically modified foods on the market. Estimates are that over 90 percent of the soy available today has been genetically modified. Yet the FDA does not require food manufacturers to list whether the soy in its product has been genetically modified. [Full Story]
The past 40 years have seen parallel increases in soft drink intake and obesity in the United States. Unbelievably, the average consumption of sweetened soft drinks is now 12 ounces per person per day. [Full Story]
Many people still have mercury in their amalgam fillings. All forms of mercury are toxic to everyone, including fetuses. [Full Story]
Because we are exposed to an ever-increasing number of toxins in our food as well as our environment, the immune system can become overloaded with toxins. When this happens, illnesses are more likely to develop. [Full Story]
Continuous exposure to toxic elements has increased our need for optimal , rather than minimal , intake of nutrients. Exposure to toxins requires increasing vitamin and mineral ingestion, including vitamin B12. [Full Story]
There are perhaps no more important blood tests than thyroid tests. It is estimated that from 10 percent to 40 percent of the U.S. population is suffering from an undiagnosed thyroid problem. [Full Story]
In addition to unrefined salt, vitamin C is very helpful for ameliorating side effects from iodine supplementation. Similar to iodine, vitamin C is a strong antioxidant that helps to keep detoxification pathways open.
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