1282. Mystery Spike: What's Behind the Rising Health Crisis? – Part 1

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Dr. Martin:  Well, good afternoon everyone. I'm going to say welcome back and good to be on with you guys and okay guys, couple of stories this afternoon here. Always interesting. You get these new studies or new papers that are out. Okay, let's see. Here's one, 200%, 200% increase in pancreatic cancer, 200% in the last 20 years or so, pancreatic cancer. And we've talked about this. To me, it's not a mystery why. I read the article about it and they were asking why? Why would this happen? Well, all you have to do is think about your pancreas and think about insulin and think about, I'm going to give you a couple of things that I just, the way my brain operates, one of them is very obvious, okay? We often talk about use it or lose it, but there's such a thing as overuse, and I really believe that the pancreas was never meant to release the amount of insulin that it needs to release in order to operate in the diet that North Americans have chosen.

We have gone so far off track in terms of what we're eating today compared to what we were eating a hundred years ago. The amounts of sugar, the amounts of something that wasn't even around a hundred years ago, or barely, and that was seed oils. And thanks to Proctor and Gamble, no, but really guys, we look at pancreatic cancer and it's not the environment, it's not chemicals. Even though that can contribute to other cancers, guys, in my opinion, the biggest thing that's happened is our enormous appetite for sugar and crappy carbs. And what happens with that? Your pancreas, which was meant to be used sparingly. People think about it, just go back a hundred years ago or less even, you ate three square meals a day, but most of it was, there was no fast foods. People weren't living on fast food or whatever. Today we are hammering our pancreas, and I've taught you over the years, and you guys know this as well as anybody in medicine, and I mean this, the significance of insulin resistance.

And when your cells become resistant to insulin, insulin still has a job to do. And therefore, if it takes double the amount of insulin that it used to take to get the sugar out of your bloodstream, park it, insulin will do the job til it can't. So to me, it's not a mystery that we are up 200% of pancreatic cancer. Now, let me just throw in another thing, because what is very much related to the pancreas is the gallbladder. And we're seeing a lot more pancreatitis today than we used to. And again, the pancreas and pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer, to me, have a lot to do with stones forming in the gallbladder because the gallbladder is not being used. We're not eating enough fat. We're eating carbs in fat. We're not eating enough eggs, meat and cheese, that amount in the grocery store of eggs, meat and cheese are going downwards. There's a 30% or so drop in the amount of red meat that people are eating. Do you think that's a good thing? It's not a good thing.

And I've said this a million times, but I'll say it and say it and say it. Your body was meant to eat red meat. It was designed for it. Your body was designed to eat eggs, avoid at your own risk. Your body was designed for it. Your pH of your stomach was designed for steak, for red meat. The pH inside there. We'll do a little, because there was a question the other day about pH, and I've got to go into it and teach it again. It's always good to go back and just to show you, because there's so much nonsense out there when it comes to meat is acidic, eggs are acidic, cheese is acidic. They're all part of an acidic ash. I heard that the other day. Oh, the ash of meat. It's acidic. Well, first of all, no, it's not. And second of all, you want acidity in your stomach. Okay, well, we'll get into that a little deeper detail.

But one of the things that I find, and again, this is just my theory, okay? Obviously the number one reason that we have so much pancreatic cancer, which was an old man's cancer at one time, stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer was an old man's cancer. Not anymore. Young people getting that and yep, sugar, I mean, your body was in meant, never designed to consume a truckload, a dump truckload of sugar. Your body wasn't design for it. So there's that. But there's the other thing too. When you're not eating eggs, meat and cheese, when you're eating fat-free, your gallbladder is forming stones and those stones, if they get caught, you ask anybody that's ever gone through an attack of pancreatitis, an acute pancreatitis, it can kill you.

So that's one thing. Might as well stick to cancer. Might as well stick to it. There was another study that came out and it said this, okay, here's the headline of it. So one of the headlines was 200% increase recently in pancreatic cancer. 200%. You think we're winning the war on cancer folks, okay? When the cancer society comes by and asks you to donate, okay, I like to ask 'em where all the money's going. We're not winning the war on cancer. We're losing the war. And you give them a statistic like this, 200% increase and nobody's talking food. It's amazing to me, the pancreas, which is a food organ and they're getting pancreatic cancer and oh, it's complex. We don't know what's causing that 200% increase. The answer's right in front of you.

Second one, let me read the headline to you. Stress plays a key role in the spreading of cancer. This is a significant discovery, and it's saying this. Chronic stress increases cancer metastasis. What stress does, and here's what they found physiologically, it increases a certain type of white blood cell called a neutrophil, and it acts like a web-like structure known as nets, and it's called neutrophil, extracellular traps. Whatever. All they know is it facilitates the cancer spread. Okay? Now, what have I said to you all along about stress? Cortisol, okay, what's the hormone? Cortisol. Does cortisol cause anything? When you look at heart disease, is cortisol a factor? For sure. You look at autoimmune. Is it a factor? Yeah, for sure. Cancer, is it a factor? For sure, but it's not the cause.

But what cortisol does, and we've been saying this at the Martin Clinic for centuries, okay? Seems like centuries. Cortisol adds fuel to the fire. Cortisol adds gasoline to the fire. It's not the cause of the fire, but it adds gasoline to it. Okay? Now we've done this chart. I used to have it up in my office. I had a lot of charts in my office and one of them was on the three seeds of disease. So what we did, what we did is this. Leaky gut, insulin, right? High circulating insulin or insulin resistance, okay? Two and free radical damage, okay? Or oxidation. Okay, we'll get into this in a second. Okay? That's the first step, whether it's heart disease, cancer, okay? Alzheimer's, diabetes, autoimmune, five of those things, okay? They're not infections. People are not in dying today. They are dying still, but not like they used to.

Obviously, that's one of the greatest things about medicine is you get an infection, even sepsis. Now, too many people still die from that, but antibiotics save millions and millions of people's lives. But we're talking about heart disease has nothing to do with that. We're talking about cancer, we're talking about Alzheimer's, and we're talking about diabetes and we're talking about autoimmune. They're all up on the rise. And what I'm saying is you got leaky gut, insulin resistance, okay? Food, you got free radicals. Those are your chemicals and sugars, and you got leaky gut because of yeast or fungus, the invasion of the third army. You get that and then before you get cancer, or even heart disease or Alzheimer's or diabetes or fifthly, autoimmune, see the chart I'm going to show you. Okay? Got it. Leaky gut, insulin. And the third one here, okay? Free radical damage. And then you have those diseases over here.

And then up in here, we used to put a little thing in our chart with a gasoline pouring on these diseases. That was cortisol. So now the research is finally catching up to what we've been talking about. I mean, I talked about cortisol guys 30 years ago, being involved in the process of cancer. I've written books about it, guys. I wrote books about it. The perfect storm in cancer. Cancer is complex there's no doubt about that. I've heard it say, well, we found the cure to cancer, but the pharmaceutical companies are hiding it because they want to make money. Now, guys, no okay, I don't believe that. And I know I'm right about that. We have not found the cure to cancer, okay? We have not, but we're not even looking in the right direction for the cure to cancer, okay? Because it's not going to be just one thing. Okay?

Let me just say something because I'll get it out of the way and then we'll come back in a minute. If you had to choose, and maybe I'll ask this question here today, you only got one choice to prevent cancer in the first place, okay? If you only had one choice, what would your choice be? Let me see if we get a couple of answers here. Okay? You only had one choice in terms of preventing, let's say cancer and you had to choose something. What would you choose? Okay, let me just see. I don't see anything scrolling. That doesn't mean there's no answers out there, but I'd like to know what you're thinking, Joan. Yeah, prevention. Okay. In what way? Give up sugar. Cecilia. Perfect answer really is. Stay away from sugar. Jeannette, Barbara, you guys are the smartest. What an audience. What an audience. What an audience. No carbs or sugar. Tina. Yeah, prevent. Yeah, for sure. Good food. Kathy. Love that answer. Good answer. EMC, Judy, Bonnie, I like that. Oil of oregano. I love oil of oregano. And Linda, EMC. Lynn, EMC. Oh, you guys. It's food, right? Okay, Jane. Yeah. Avoid sugar. Marilyn, you guys. You guys, why do I even test you? You're so stinking smart.

Sonia, no high fructose corn syrup. Janice, vitamin D. I love that. Lizette, vitamin D, I love you. Coffee, I love it. And Patricia, sugar. Kathy, the right fuels, food. Annette coffee, Tammy, EMC and DHA. Guys, I love it. Fran. Oh, you guys are unreal. You guys are so stinking smart. I'm telling you, I wish we could have somehow, Sue. Yeah, seed oils, all those, and Wendy high DHA. Yep, yep, yep, yep, yep. If you only had one thing, you can only choose one thing, giving up sugar and the seed oils and coffee. I love that answer because I'm telling you people who drink coffee, and I don't know, I think I might've chosen, if you asked me, I would've said, well, give me the sun. Give me vitamin D. One thing, give me vitamin D for all cause mortality. I probably and no sugar for sure.

And sugar we've known that that cancer cells have how many more times receptors for sugar, for insulin. Cancer cells are ravenous. And we knew that back in 1928, by the way. But guys, it just showed you your thinking, okay? You're thinking. So the roots, leaky gut, okay? High circulating insulin, food, leaky gut, food, destroys the lining of the gut. Toxins come in, especially yeast guys. Especially yeast. And when they look at biopsies at cancer, a lot of times what they're seeing are fungus. It's a fungus. That's how it grows. And free radicals, which is oxidative. So chemicals are involved for sure, for sure. And seed oils and all that nonsense is involved, okay?

But what this study is saying, cortisol, when you're adding stress, I did this years ago on a radio show, I can't remember how many years ago, 20 years ago, maybe more than that now. I think I was in Windsor and I used to do a radio show in Windsor. I did this program one time on breast cancer, and I said, breast cancer is a perfect storm. I said, I've never seen an exception to it and it's not genetic. And today, even today, I know women that because they have a certain gene that they take the prevention for them as removing their breasts. I say, guys, look, let me just give you my experience with breast cancer, okay? And my experience was this, okay? It was a perfect storm. It was a hormonal storm. First of all, too much estrogen, too much of a woman. I can't remember ever seeing an exception to it. Too much estrogen, too much insulin. Okay? Too much estrogen, too much insulin, because they had insulin resistance, carboholics, they were low in vitamin D, okay? Scared of the sun, low in vitamin D. And part of the perfect storm was cortisol, a stress hormone.

And I got a lot of feedback, most of it, very positive because if you listen to the cancer society, and even today, they don't talk about vitamin D or very little a thousand IUs, but breast cancer, very, very low levels of vitamin D. You need optimized levels of vitamin D. Too much estrogen, not enough progesterone, big time, too much insulin, big time. And cortisol added to stress. And here's what we saw. Either family trouble, family dynamics, financial, marriage, you name it. You add that into the mix and you had a perfect storm. No fun under the sun. Anyway, now you got a new study out saying that what cortisol does, it plays a key role in cancer spread, a significant discovery. That's funny. I was talking about it over 20 years ago.

Okay, guys, now we're going to do another afternoon session tomorrow, okay? So we are going to go back to back in the afternoon, probably a morning session Wednesday. This week is going to be a little bit different for me. Thanks for all your patience, guys, and understanding I missed a few days and it was last minute notice. We had a death in the family, my brother-in-law, and it just threw my schedule upside down. And I thank you for your patience and just for your loyalty. And so many of you just expressed sympathy, and we appreciate that. We thank you guys. You're like family. You're like family. Okay guys, we love you dearly, and we'll talk to you soon.

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