Search This Site

Search this Site

The Story of Boron

November 26, 2018

When I heard the word boron I immediately thought about Superman — or was that kryptonite?? Now, metals and minerals are part of the nutrition taught in school. There are macronutrients found in large quantities and micronutrients found in trace amounts. Not much is heard of micronutrients which may be beneficial to our health. Look at boron — very helpful. The highest concentration for boron is in the bones, hair, and nails. Bone strength and osteoporosis are in the headlights. Bone metabolism is a balance of calcium, magnesium, zinc, and phosphate. Boron, combined with fish oils, improves bone strength on a significant basis. How about that rather than some bone density pill. Or perhaps together. It is a very important micronutrient. Boron has anticancer properties, particularly for cancer of the cervix, lung, and prostate. The low cervical cancer rate in Turkey may be related to local levels of boron being high. There are studies available showing that treatment of lung and prostate cancer improves boron. These are very subtle signals of the importance of boron to our health — a mineral responsible to assist immune function. Boron levels are also elevated in Palestine. There is very low incidence of osteoarthritis in that area. Interesting. And more helpful than ibuprofen. A dose of 6 mg daily or more may be needed if there is significant bone density loss. The RDA con

Posted in Blog by jbosiljevac
November 26, 2018

This is an example of a very good health practice lemon and himalayan salt. Makes sense and seems easy to do, right? Let me make a point. First of all this is just one item. Adding it to what you are doing may or may not be what you need. You may or may not notice any difference. The key is to obtain an overall roadmap. A recipe, so to speak, can then be set up as far as nutrition and supplements. I have always emphasized the importance of a complete and comprehensive exam at the age of 50 that gathers data to establish a roadmap. This is not the annual physical in conventional medicine. Think of this scenario: A middle-age man (50) comes in with a little bit of a paunch and is asked about his medical health. He states it is pretty good. He goes to the gym. He tries to eat right. As far as medication, he takes something for cholesterol, another for blood pressure, a heart pill, and something for sugar. Oh, a Viagra certainly helps. His doctor told him that all his numbers were under control (whatever that means). I ask you—is this truly healthy? Do you have balance (chemical and hormonal) for the “human machine” to function optimally? The next level in prolonging health and longevity adds physiologic and other data to actually look at the level of function as part of the roadmap. A complete blood hormone panel is essential. Tissue levels of nutrients and toxins are measur

Posted in Blog by jbosiljevac
November 26, 2018

Mineral Deficiencies of Modern People • Malnutrition can affect us through diet, water, and vitamin and mineral imbalances. • Salt is truly essential to our health. • Bamboo salt is a very healthy product. • Replacement of trace minerals can actually reverse chronic dehydration. • Subtle and slow changes many times lead to premature aging. • How about at age 60 you think, “I am only halfway through my life.” Malnutrition is frequently thought to be found in poor Third World countries. My contention is that we have severe malnutrition going on in our country. This aspect aggravates aging, and its signs are very subtle. Besides a low glycemic aspect, as far as diet, I have always promoted the whole food concept. This means you do not leave the grocery store with any boxes, cans, packages, or bottles. I have patients tell me “Gee, Doc, then I will not have any groceries.” Good water continues to be a problem. http://www2.cenegenics.com/e/49072/blog-is-it-only-water-/btcgb8/513800513 The quality of our food can be short on vitamin and mineral content. Many trace minerals are absent or depleted depending on source. The orthodox view in medicine has always been that salt is bad for us. Salt is essential for our health. True salt is not just sodium. Processed salt is not healthy– it contains no trace minerals. Sea (solar) salt and Himalayan salt contain higher pot

Posted in Blog by jbosiljevac
July 20, 2018

WHAT ABOUT STEM CELLS? • Just injecting stem cells is not a complete procedure. • There are several ways to obtain stem cells. • Proper chemical and hormone balance can get things on the right track for healing. When balance is not optimal, it is not worth¬while to go into the doctor’s office, receive a shoulder injection, and expect miracles. • Patients do not come to my office and just get an injection. They get balanced for improved results. This is a process. • The location of the injection, the solution to be injected, and what additional agents that can be included with the stem cells during the procedure and recovery also play a major part. • Good judgment comes from experience. In 1981, after finishing medical school, an internship at Charity Hospital in New Or-leans, and five years of surgical training, Dr. B began to practice cardiovascular sur-gery in Emporia, Kansas. About halfway through his surgical career, frustration grew with the incomplete and narrow vision of conventional medicine– patients sent for sur-gery and they are on twenty different medica¬tions. Other patients talked about alternative treatments not recognized by typical medicine that resulted in reasonable success. At that point a doctorate in natural medicine was obtained. Using this as well as a broad back¬ground in conventional medicine and surgery has given Dr. B widespread exp

Posted in Blog by jbosiljevac
July 20, 2018

My brother reviews the news broadly every day as part of his work. The attached article was sent to me. https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/09/13/493739074/50-years-ago-sugar-industry-quietly-paid-scientists-to-point-blame-at-fat There is a lot of information out there. Not all of it is true. And much of what has been presented to us in the past is not necessarily scientifically accurate. This has affected the trust in the healthcare industry which extends over to the FDA. Many patients Google the Internet about a given topic and collect a variety of information. To apply this clinically depends on the experience and judgment of the doctor. How many patients continue with a doctor long-term or for life? https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/primary-doctor-research/2018/06/29/id/869164/ This is not a common occurrence in today’s system. Usually patients go to several doctors for different complaints. Preventive health demands more than specialty care. A personal physician (not the same as a PCP or primary care physician) is essential to improve a view of the overall picture. This choice has to be done independently by the patient. The system does not allow this. My advice is to look for a doctor who is well experienced but also open-minded and honest, particularly to his own patients’ questions. In medicine, as well as in other

Posted in Blog by jbosiljevac
March 28, 2018

Stem cells treat macular degeneration Stem cell transplant ‘game changer’ for MS patients I have been involved with stem cells for eight years while in New York City. Stem cells are on the verge of becoming primary treatment in many clinical diseases. The above are examples of unusual conditions that have shown improvement using stem cells. As a surgeon with over 40 years experience operating on many parts of the body, widespread background and experience in medicine can offer additional benefit. Look at dealing with an entire human machine. Reset Button Stem cells are basic, naïve cells with an ability to divide indefinitely and differentiate into any of three embryonic tissue levels. This means they have the ability to form different types of cells leading to distinct tissue growth. There are many levels of stem cells. Mesenchymal stem cells are the most useful for overall stem cell therapy. The word pluripotent indicates the potential for a stem cell to not only regenerate different types of tissue but also provide a systemic effect. Everyone has their own stem cells. However, they are the same age and have been exposed to the same environmental toxins as the individual. Stem cells get older as we do.

Posted in Blog by jbosiljevac
March 19, 2018

Many of the medical treatments taught in medical school and during residency training are reactive. Surgery or medications are used to treat diseases and conditions that have developed. Statistics show that medications for depression and mood stabilizers are the most frequently prescribed drugs in this country. Stress is considered ubiquitous in our society. Sometimes nothing is said and people, particularly men, don’t talk about this. It is part of life. Just work your way through it. The Dark Side Of Low T No One’s Talking About: Low Testosterone And Depression Cognitive function and emotions can improve with optimization of testosterone levels. This is an observation seen frequently even though these conditions are not often considered a symptom of testosterone deficiency. By affecting cognitive function and mood, stress can also be aggravated by suboptimal testosterone levels. Testosterone in balance with estrogen and progesterone is responsible for restoring a normal mood. This balance applies to women as well as men. Optimal sex hormone levels and balance can encourage a better sleep cycle with other subsequent beneficial consequences. With hormone optimization, most patients experience improved libido and sexual function. Many patients initiating a hormone optimization pr

Posted in Blog by jbosiljevac
February 7, 2018

I see a lot of patients who are dealing with hormone issues. Hormones are chemicals secreted by the body in small quantities. They can affect all organ systems. There is something else driving you. Think of that loved one that attracted you to form a couple. Chances are that some pheromones cause an initial attraction. These are chemicals that cause changes from contact with microscopic quantities. Here’s How Pheromones Are Driving Your Sex Life. Maybe pheromones are about genetic attraction? 7 Scientific Reasons You’re Attracted To That Special Someone (#3 Is Creepy) This is truly about neurochemistry.

Posted in Blog by jbosiljevac
January 29, 2018

• Just injecting stem cells is not a complete procedure. • Stem cell availability has increased with placental and umbilical cord blood sources. • Proper chemical and hormone balance can get things on the right track for healing. When balance is not optimal, it is not worthwhile to go into the doctor’s office, receive a shoulder injection, and expect miracles. • Patients do not come to my office and just get an injection. They get balanced. • The location of the injection, the solution to be injected, and what additional agents that can be included with the stem cells during the procedure and recovery also play a major part. • Good judgment comes from experience.   One area of antiaging has to do with body parts that wear out. This happens from injury, athletics, and daily wear and tear. Joints can be repaired or replaced. One of the repairs may be stem cells. With my career change and move to New York City there has been significant experience in the field of stem cells. This started over seven years ago with some retired NFL and NBA players. These players were going to Denver for stem cell injections of joints. The doctor there asked me to do prolotherapy injections on each patient several times to get the environment of the joint ready for healing prior to their stem cell injection. So I’m sitting there in front of a 320 pound former defensive player thi

Posted in Blog by jbosiljevac
January 7, 2018

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is at it again! They have recommended against the use of menopausal hormone therapy (HRT) for the prevention of chronic conditions such as breast cancer, osteoporosis and heart disease, among others. Their recommendation includes statements indicating that hormone therapy actually increases the risk of some of these conditions. Keep in mind, this is the same task force that, without a single urologist on their committee, recommended against routine PSA screening several years ago. The subsequent decline in routine PSA screening has led to a significant increase in the number of men diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. This is also the same task force that recommended against taking vitamin D for the prevention of osteoporosis. Key points the USPSTF failed to take into account are that no distinction was made between synthetic and bioidentical hormones and their mode of delivery (oral vs transdermal). This is critically important because the majority of the data used to formulate their recommendations comes from studies using oral CEE (estrogens from horse urine), with or without medroxyprogesterone (a synthetic progestin). • Medroxyprogesterone is known to increase the risk of breast cancer whereas bioidentical progesterone is protective against breast cancer • Medroxyprogesterone increases the risk of blood clots whereas b

Posted in Blog by jbosiljevac