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JULY 31, 2002

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:25:20 PM)
what foods are a good source of calcium besides animal products
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:25:20 PM)
Soy product and green leafy vegetables such as broccoli or cauliflower.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:26:24 PM)
Hiya Dr. I have a problem with swollen joints... I am 65 and on water tablets but I am finding at times I have a lot of discomfort. Can you help?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:26:24 PM)
Some water tablets can cause joint pains. Natural relief can be add from fish oils, ginger, turmeric.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:28:31 PM)
My husband had a problem with his prostrate this year. Thank God it was only an infection. We heard about beta prostrate? But we can not find it anywhere locally, kgn... even though he does not have prostrate should he be taking it. Can you help?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:28:31 PM)
He should be taking some prostrate nutrients if he is a Jamaican over 40 years old. I recommend a product containing saw palmetto, pumkin, pygeum and stinging nettle. The product I use that contains all of those is called Ultimate Prostate.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:29:11 PM)
Dr. what other food sources contain calcium besides animal products, I am a vegan.
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:29:11 PM)
Soy products, green leafy vegetables and nuts and seeds are good source of calcium.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:30:07 PM)
Thank you Dr. But do you mean ginger tea... or are you talking supplements. Sorry to be at you with this.
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:30:07 PM)
Ginger can be taken as a tea or you can apply a ginger pack directly to the joint.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:31:09 PM)
Is there another herb remedy i can take instead of feverfew for my migraines?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:31:09 PM)
Magnesium is a mineral that effectively relieves migraines headaches. It can be had as tablets in health food store.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:34:13 PM)
Every time that I am going to have my menstrual I feel this itch in my vagina. Could it be a Yeast infection.
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:34:13 PM)
In some people menstruation trigger off yeast infection. You should start adding a lot of garlic to your diet and work on strengthening your immune system.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:35:59 PM)
What are some side effects of kava kava or valerian roots
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:35:59 PM)
If too much is taken drowsiness can result. Too much kava can also produce skin rashes in sensitive people.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:38:34 PM)
Doctor from I was younger I had a short of breath and my chest burns when I run for any extended period of time. I went to the doctor the other day and after listening to my heart beat his first comment was if I tire easily. He told me to go do some test by the heart foundation but I am afraid they are going to say some thing bad id wrong. Any suggestion?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:38:34 PM)
Yes you should do the heart test. In the mean while if you are over weight you must lose the excess fat and add vitamin E, magnesium, coQ10 along with hawthorne and fish oils. These all help to strengthen the heart. But do your heart test ignorance si not blest.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:39:57 PM)
What alternative medicine would be best for hypertension?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:39:57 PM)
Weight lose, stress management and proper diet are basic first steps. Then one can consider supplements like fish oils, magnesium and coQ10.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:41:05 PM)
what kind of herb can i take to help with depression....i do not want to take a prescription drug
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:41:05 PM)
St. Johns Wart, is a excellent herbal treatment for depression, Another great natural alternative is SAME.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:43:09 PM)
Dr i have a constant head cold which doesn't seem to be going away. Itried treatments such as claritin and clarinex and none has worked
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:43:09 PM)
It sounds like you have a chronic sinus problem. Eliminate all dairy products from your diet, avoid, dust, smoke and chemicals. Natural alternatives to your medication include Schizander (a Chinese herb) Rosemary available as a tablet known as RoseOx and lots of vitamin C.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:44:30 PM)
Doctor when ever i have sex i never have an orgasm
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:44:30 PM)
There can be many causes. Some are physical, like inflammation in the pelvic area, and some are psychological like fear and tension. You have to know what is the cause in your case in order to make the right recommendation for you.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:46:25 PM)
What would you recommend to someone who has reocurring yeast infections?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:46:25 PM)
This is a sign of a disturbance in the immune system. You need to (1) strengthen your immune system, (2) cleanse or detoxify your body, and (3) use natural antibiotics like garlic, and exchincea to deal with the problem, Your sexual partner may also need treatment.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:48:41 PM)
I'm on zoladex hormone therapy, and i'm having horrible side effects, like hot flashes, migraine-like headaches, joint pains, insomnia depression and fatigue............any suggestions on how to alleviate these symptoms without having to use more hormones?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:48:41 PM)
Why are you on zoladex? Do you have a tumor? I recommend having lots of soy food in your diet and supplementing with Tang Quei, Vitamin E, Magnesium and Black Kohash, evening primrose oil and fish oils.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:50:11 PM)
Do prescriptions for depression ever cure it permanently or is it just a temporary fix?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:50:11 PM)
Antidepression medicines try to correct imbalances in the chemicals in the brain. But in my opinion they are only part of the solution. You need to deal with underline factors that led to the depression in the first place.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:51:50 PM)
What is coQ10?.......Does it help rebuild tissues?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:51:50 PM)
coQ10 naturally occurs in all the cells of the body, especially in the heart. Supplementing with coQ10 improves heart functions.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:53:53 PM)
Doctor as i said b4 that i never got an orgasm but is there anything that myself our my partner can do to help?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:53:53 PM)
You need to find out why you are not having an organism. If it is just due to poor love making technique then there a lots of sexual manuals that will each you how to correct that problem. But if there is something underlining the problem you have to get to the root of it.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:55:27 PM)
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:55:27 PM)
There a more than one types of diabetes. the commonest is called type 2 and is usually related to diet and lifestyle. An appropriate diet, exercise and weight management will correct most diabetic problems.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:55:54 PM)
Doc ,if your positive with a ppd shot what's the problem
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:55:54 PM)
What is a ppd shot?

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:56:17 PM)
Is it true that cerasse is a blood cleanser?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:56:17 PM)
I do not think so.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:57:20 PM)
what can be used for pimples?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:57:20 PM)
Depends on the cause. Cleansing you system and using both internal and external nutrition is a good approach.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 7:58:40 PM)
What would you recommend to someone who has reoccurring yeast infections?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 7:58:40 PM)
Building your immune system, cleansing or detoxifying your body and using natural antibiotics like garlic and Echinacea.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:00:05 PM)
how can i put on weight
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:00:05 PM)
I recommend a nutritional call the cellular nutrition programme which you will use to supplement your diet.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:01:45 PM)
what kind of herb can one take for anxiety?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:01:45 PM)
Tang Quei, Valerian, Kava and Chamomile are all useful as is the aroma therapy oil lavender.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:02:57 PM)
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:02:57 PM)
That is a complicated problem. He would need to be examined by the doctor to determine what is causing his breathing problem. Please have it checked out.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:03:38 PM)
I am 6 feet 2 and my weight is 142lbs.What can i do to gain say 20lbs.Am i healthy. MALE
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:03:38 PM)
I recommend a programme call the Cellular Nutrition Programme, which you would use to supplement your diet.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:05:36 PM)
So doctor I spoke to you earlier about the heart problem… is there anything that can be done to correct a weak heart without surgery?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:05:36 PM)
Again I am recommending correct any over weight problem, starting a good nutritional programme, like the Cellular Nutrition Programme and adding fish oils, coQ10 and magnesium to your programme.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:07:05 PM)
My sister just called me to tell me to log on to you... I have a problem with mood swings... I go from a screamer... what can I do?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:07:05 PM)
You may have a special kind of problem call Bipolar disorder. You should see a doctor to get an exact diagnose before I can recommend a treatment.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:08:11 PM)
do you believe that it makes sense for me to spend more money for organic foods ?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:08:11 PM)
Yes. Research shows that organic foods contain more vitamins and minerals and less harmful chemicals.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:09:45 PM)
what is the cure for muscle contracts?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:09:45 PM)
Muscle cramps may be caused by a deficiency in minerals like calcium and magnesium. Taking those supplements usually correct the problems. Sometimes it is due to poor circulation. Supplementing with fish oils helps in that case.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:12:12 PM)
Hiya I have fibroids the size of a watermelon... well that's not true but pretty close... I am now exercising and the battle has begun for space...pain has increased... I don't know if it is good or bad but i am persisting... diet has now changed no chicken just fish I have also tried some vegetarian food but don't like the taste...monthly heavy but liveable...obviously I want and need a change... Drs. recommend surgery but I am only 28 can you help?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:12:12 PM)
First, eliminate as much animal products from your diet as much as possible and add soy products instead. Second, go on a cleansing or detoxification programme, third, supplement with fish oils and Tang Quei. Learning to handle stress is also important.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:13:35 PM)
Dr Vendryes......i enjoy yoga and other new age ritual that helps to relax me but now my church seems to think that most of it is satanic what do u think?.........
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:13:35 PM)
I enjoy and teach yoga myself and found nothing satanic in it so far. Yoga has nothing to do with religion and is really an ancient system for personal development.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:15:13 PM)
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:15:13 PM)
A sound and effective weight lose programme is one call the Quick Start Programme by Herbalife International. Some people respond well to a slightly different programme call the High Protein, Low Carbohdrate diet.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:16:18 PM)
Dr I am a 36yrs of age and weigh 142 am i unhealthy think 20 lbs. would be fine. I don't have the greatest appetite , what can i do to improve this?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:16:18 PM)
If you want to lose weight in a healthy way I recommend the Quick Start weight lose programme by Herbalife International.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:17:44 PM)
Dr my three year old can operate computers and loves to read anything she can get her hands on. I am quite concerned because her intellectual development is more advanced than any one I have ever seen, do you think that sending her to have special lessons would affect her childhood
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:17:45 PM)
Gifted children often benefit from special education. They often do not fit well in to the regular education system. Don't be fearful about your child encourage her to develop her talents.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:18:53 PM)
Is it me or are more men suffering from prostrate and women fibroids or is it just down to today's pressures... or was it always happening kinda like incest and just things we did not talk about?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:18:54 PM)
No. Those problems are much more common in today's world. It has a lot to do with our diet especially the hormones being added to some of our foods.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:20:13 PM)
I'm an asthmatic patient and i have numerous headaches, why is that?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:20:13 PM)
Your headaches may be due to the asthma medicines you are taking. I recommend you try supplementing with magnesium tablets from the health food store. Also have your blood pressure checked.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:20:54 PM)
Cheese - I love it but its causing me to have headaches or so the doctor says. Anyway, I cut it out but am feeling tempted is there an alternative I can take.
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:20:54 PM)
Try soy cheese it does not have the diary in it that you may be reacting to.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:22:28 PM)
What's the best way to treat keliods doc?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:22:28 PM)
Try breaking open a natural vitamin E capsule and massaging the vitamin E oil into the keliods twice daily. Herbal Aloe Gel can also be used topically.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:23:17 PM)
what if u have low self esteem
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:23:17 PM)
That can be a serious problem. I would recommend that seek some counseling to deal with the problem as soon as possible.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:24:39 PM)
Dr. would you recommend low fat diet for children who are considered overweight
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:24:40 PM)
Over weight children respond well to balance nutrition in which excess fat and carbohydrate are removed.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:25:40 PM)
Doctor what I would like to know is it true that u cannot get pregnant five days b4 your period and five days after your period is that true
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:25:40 PM)
No it is not true, you can get pregnant during that period.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:26:20 PM)
How do u make your hair grow faster Dr. Vendryes?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:26:20 PM)
Improve your nutrition internally and externally with a Cellular Nutrition Programme.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:27:14 PM)
What r the symptoms of asthma?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:27:14 PM)
Shortness of breath, wheezing and persistent cough are the commonness features.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:28:28 PM)
Doc what can I take to improve my vision i am too young too be going blind. I live in a sunny city and my vision is not like it used to be.
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:28:28 PM)
Improving your nutrition generally but with special emphasize on Vitamin A, C and E, the herb Bilberry is also good.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:29:02 PM)
I had sex with this person 3 weeks ago and i noticed that now my cum is green. Why is my cum green?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:29:02 PM)
You have gotten an infection. Go see the doctor now.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:29:49 PM)
Dr. Vendryes what are your views on Homeopathic medicines especially for the treatment of Diabetes
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:29:50 PM)
Homeopathic medicines when administer by an expert can help all kinds of illnesses, but you need to find an expert.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:31:03 PM)
Dr where can one get these products you mentioned earlier
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:31:03 PM)
You can email for details.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:32:16 PM)
Doctor when r the days that i cannot get pregnant?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:32:17 PM)
None. It is possible to get pregnant any time but some times are safer than others. Like just before and after your period.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:33:32 PM)
If you want a high protein breakfast what else can you use... if you do not want to use the dietary supplements?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:33:32 PM)
Eggs, especially egg whites, fish like sardines and soy proteins in various forms are simple alternatives.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:34:19 PM)
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:34:19 PM)
Use the Cellular Nutrition Programme from Herbalife International will give you details.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:36:28 PM)
Hi Doctor, its me again../ I have done my physical over and over and I know I std free...... but I have the soar (very mild) throat that just linger on and off...... I suffer from sinusitis too and it affects me mostly when the time is dry....... what can you say about that. Also is 230lbs the right height for a 6ft 3" guy>
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:36:28 PM)
You are overweight and should go on a weight lose programme like the Quick Start Programme. For your throat and sinus problems remove all diary products from your diet and supplement with Schizandar and Rosemary and Vitamin C. Email for details.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:37:29 PM)
Is the Herbalife Products good for Diabetics. I once used it and lost over 30 pounds on it, I was very energetic and felt good about myself.
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:37:29 PM)
Absolutely. Herbalife has a special programme call Gold Programme excellent for diabetics. will tell you how.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:38:57 PM)
Dr is that weight loss program FDA approved
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:38:57 PM)
The programme does need FDA approval as contains no drugs or medication. It however, meets the FDA's regulations for food supplements.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:40:18 PM)
Hi Dr. my niece is a relatively young woman...but she is full of gas... she is constantly f**ting and belching. Can you suggest anything?
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:40:18 PM)
Yes. Go on a cleansing programme using products like Herbal Aloe Drink, Florafibre tablets. She should eliminate diary products from her diet and eat smaller and frequent meals.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:40:52 PM)
Dr do u think that any over the counter supplement work or should i look for a particular kind and/or potency
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:40:52 PM)
What do you want supplements for?

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:42:40 PM)
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:42:40 PM)
The Quick Start or the high protein low carbohydrate programme. will give you details.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:43:59 PM)
doc maybe you will help my friend then since you answer plenty Questions for me already. She has facial moles and they keep coming up she wants to know what to do
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:43:59 PM)
Try strengthening the immune system as those moles are often cause by skin viruses. An Herbal Aloe Gel preparing to the area can also help. boniface@cwjamaica will give details.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:45:01 PM)
Hi Dr. my partner is not feeling any pain when we have sex I'm the man
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:45:01 PM)
Why do you want her to feel pain? Sex is supposed to be pleasurable.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:46:27 PM)
I want to lose like 10 pounds and keep it off doc, ive tried the herbalife products but it didn't help me.
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:46:27 PM)
You may need a different kind of programme call the Gold Programme. Talk to

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:48:00 PM)
she says she wants to feel it
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:48:00 PM)
Some people have difficulty distinguishing between pain and pleasure. And what she might actually wanting is greater sensations. You may need some advice on your sexual technique.

Question (Jul 31, 2002 8:49:12 PM)
Hi Doc, is it normal for me to have my period all month long? And why is that when i use tampons i get orgasms when I walk? Thanks.
Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:49:12 PM)
It is not normal to have your period for a month. A tampon in the vagina may be stimulating an area call the G-spot which in some woman is very sensitive. Enjoy.

Dr. Anthony Vendryes (Jul 31, 2002 8:51:12 PM)
I have enjoyed my first online session with you all very much. Stay well and informed. Goodbye until we meet again.

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