1283. Mystery Spike: What's Behind the Rising Health Crisis? – Part 2

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Dr. Martin:  Well, good afternoon everyone, and once again, welcome to another live, hope you're having a great start to your day, a great halfway through your day. Okay, thanks for coming on. Okay, yesterday we talked about a couple of studies. One of them was 200% increase in pancreatic cancer. Why the spike? And that's why we went, that was actually the title, why the spike in pancreatic? Now look folks, it ain't the only cancer that's going this way. And then the second one had to do with cancer too. It said stress plays a key role in cancer spread. And then we went into some detail about that and talked about what cortisol does. Cortisol pours gasoline on the fire. It's not the cause of cancer, but this new study showed that when your cortisol is high, and look, if your cortisol is high and somebody scared you, who cares? That's normal.

We're talking about chronic stress here and increase in neutrophils. It's a type of white blood cell that sort of sets up a web-like structures known as nets, neutrophil extracellular traps, which facilitate cancer spread. Okay? So we talked about that and we talked about cancer being a very ravenous disease that needs fuel and we talked about sugar and things like that. Now today, okay, let me do two things or maybe one depends on how much time. Now, unless you live on another planet, you understand that the moment, okay? If you ever want to see medicine go to work, and I'm not saying it's right or wrong, I'm just saying this is just a fact is when you get the diagnosis of cancer, you got cancer. I've had families come to me and people come to me and I mean they are given information and then their options and then about a five second wait to give an answer, and look, we're precondition, right?

You have cancer. Let's say you have stage three breast cancer, whatever. And you go to the doctor, you didn't know you had cancer. Now you know you got cancer and then here's your options and you don't have a lot of time. We got to get going right away. And in a way that bothers me, I understand why they do it, but doctors urge to do something with cancer is overpowering and they want to fight cancer aggressively. It's in their DNA. It's the way they're trained. And I'll give you an example too where I've seen this many a time. Prostate cancer, the way they found out it was prostate cancer, biopsy of the prostate and whatever. And then again, the clock is ticking and we suggest, and almost all the time it's a very aggressive, not a wait and see approach, but a very aggressive approach. And this may be too strong, okay guys, and don't take it the wrong way, modern oncology, it's almost in love with itself in a sense that you don't get to question them very much.

I used to tell patients, look, bring a notepad with you and be prepared like you should do that every time you go see a doctor, be prepared, and you got cancer and the doctor's saying, look, we just did the biopsy and you got cancer cells and let's eradicate them. And it makes sense, right? Let's get them out of our body. Let's zap them, chemo, let's whatever doc. Whereas at the end of the day, okay, and I've been saying this for a long time, but I'm going to give you some brand new statistics, okay? But I've been saying this for a long time. Where is the bang for the buck? Where's the bang for the buck? Where's all the money going? Why aren't we getting better results? The definition of insanity is doing something over and over again and getting the same results. Like, hello.

And guys again, please don't take this the wrong way, okay? You've had cancer, some of you, you've got treatment and you got better and good for you. I'm on your side, okay? I'm on your side. I used to tell my patients that I'm on your side. Whatever you decide, I'm on your side, I will have your back. Oh, doc, you must be disappointed that I decided to go the chemo route or whatever. I'm not disappointed. I'm not. I'm on your side. I try and give you as much information as I can, get as much information, and then make an informed decision. And when you've made that decision, I'm on your side a hundred percent. I'll back you till the cows come home. I believe that. I'm not trying to talk anybody in or out of treatment. I didn't do that in practice. I wasn't an oncologist. I said, no matter what, okay, I don't care what kind of cancer you have, even if it's blood cancer, diet has an effect on that.

So let's take care of your diet. The rest of it, that's up to them and it's up to you. But let's at least talk about diet. Because if you go to an oncologist diet, what's that got to do with cancer? Nothing. What is sugar got to do with cancer in an oncologist's mind? Nothing or very little. The only thing they might tell you to stop eating is red meat. If anything, they'll leave it to dieticians and they want to boost you by giving you Boost or Ensure. Boy, that drives me crazy. That drives me crazy. But okay, now back to what I'm saying. So two new studies. One out of the New England Journal of Medicine, and this was on aggressive cancers and in 2022, no statistical difference whether someone had aggressive cancer treatment, not an aggressive cancer. They all had aggressive cancer, but the treatment was aggressive. And on the other side, non-aggressive treatment, let's wait and see or let's just keep a watch on this. And actually statistically, they were almost identical whether you treated it or not.

Now guys, I don't know about you, but that's sort of what one thing we know about chemotherapy. Okay? Let's talk chemo for a minute. One thing we know about it, it will shrink tumors. It does, it works. But there's a mountain load of side effects. You have to look at all of that. It's meant to just about destroy your immune system. And remember, it's the old mustard gas. They've just given it a better taste or they can put it in a pill even. You can do chemo with pills. No, but listen guys, we all know, okay, we all know everybody knows, including the oncologists. They know there's a boatload of side effects and they know that. But they say, look, you have no choice. You've got cancer. We got to shrink the tumor. And that's it. That's all. Okay?

Now, if only it really worked long term and don't come after me, I wish it worked. I wish chemo was much more effective. Look, I'm not a purist in this sense, Dr. Martin, if it ain't natural, I won't do it. Well, look, my old expression in the office, if I thought hanging you upside down from this building here, if I thought that would help you, I'd go and hold your feet from the roof. I'm not a purist guys, people that tell me, look, I've decided to do chemo or radiation or whatever. Hey, I'm on your side. Make sure you take care of your nutrition. I want to show you some studies on high DHA, for example, and what it does to tumors. I want you to understand your body as much as possible and look at the fact that sugar your cancer cells have, what is it, a hundred times more receptors for sugar than any other cell. They're renegades. They're ravenous, they're teenagers. At least put the best of both worlds on. Okay? And this is prostate cancer.

So the first one was in the New England Journal of Medicine, and this was in the British Medical Journal that said, okay, 97% of localized prostate cancer, meaning that it hasn't spread, hasn't metastasized. You've got prostate cancer treatment or no treatment, okay, BMJ, 15 year survival rate, treatment or no treatment. The same. The same. So I think there is room for improvement in cancer treatment. I really do. I think that we have shortchanged alternative therapies. They're rarely allowed or they're poo-pooed, and you got to run down to Mexico or whatever to get alternative treatment. And I'm not even saying it's the be all then end all. I'm not. And I told you, I don't believe there's a cure for cancer, okay? But if you had one thing you could choose, what would you choose? Okay? Food, no sugar. How many of you said that yesterday? How many of you said no, if I had one choice, no sugar. Smart, smart, smart, smart, smart. Others said steak. I like that. I said sun. Some said steak, some said vitamin C, coffee. If they had one choice to put on your side, right? Every answer we got was fabulous. It just shows you how smart our audience is.

Anyway, I sort of just wanted to finish up on that thought of cancer. We're not winning the war on cancer. I saw yesterday, I think President Nixon, again just announcing the war on cancer and many other presidents, and I'm sure prime ministers and whatever have said the same thing. Let's put an end to it. You know what guys? First of all, it's not as simple as that. We live in a complex world and we live in a world where you think we're going to just, first of all, we're all aging. Cancer to some extent is accelerated aging. How are you going to stop that? Now, you can slow it down, right? I'm anti-aging myself as much as I can, but I'm realistic. Like, come on. Right? I'm realistic guys. I thank the Lord every day I'm healthy. Every once in a while I get a bug and it knocks the living life out of me. And it reminds me, okay, somebody said this one time, I don't know who it was. A dog has enough fleas, just enough fleas to remember that he's a dog.

And as humans, we get enough sickness, a virus, an infection of some kind or, and knocks the life. How can a little virus, think about this for a minute. How can a virus you can't even see. Can't even see it, okay, with the human eye, you can't see a virus. That's why I used to laugh at the mask. Okay? Like I said, come on, I get why we're wearing them, but it's really theater, okay? Because if you touch your eyes, what good is your mask? You can wash your hands 500 times a day. Yeah, good for you. I was always talking about, and I still talk today about build your immune system. Okay? Build your immune system.

Louis Pasteur, he believed in the germ theory. I was on the other side of that. Not that I don't believe in germs, of course I do, but I'm more the soil guy. I am the guy that looks at your body and says, okay, let's take care on the inside of our body and build the immune system, not only for viruses and bacteria, but cancer. Your body is a lean, mean fighting machine. When you give it all the tools, when you don't feed it sugar and those stinking, crappy carbohydrates, seed oils, when you get your vitamin D levels optimized, when you get out in the sun, when you can. But guys, this is what I'm talking about. When you see these stats, some people ought to get fired. If I had results like that in my clinic, like no results. How many people do you think I would've seen? I mean, my practice was based on the word of mouth. But hopefully Dr. Martin, he can help you. I took that responsibility seriously.

Help or not, I want to get paid. No, I mean, come on. Are you kidding me? You got into the medical profession and you're not making a difference. And we're just supposed to let it slide that cancer is on the increase. We read yesterday on pancreatic cancer up 200% and okay, oh, I guess we just got to let that go. It is what it is. No, I mean, I don't like that. I don't accept that. I know I'm not going to change the world but do we have to just accept mediocrity in cancer Guys, in case you didn't know, I'm 72 years old, okay? In case you didn't know. Nothing has changed. It's still slash, surgery. Burn, chemo, right? Radiation. Slash and burn. When I was a kid, it was slash and burn.

Now, maybe some of the chemo is better than it used to be, but that's why I am saying oncologists are like race horses. You ever seen a race horse? They got blinders on. Why do they have blinders on? They can't see and you can't even discuss with them. Is there any kind of alternative treatment that would, how about we do some research and maybe some treatment with vitamin D? Now, guys, I was spoiled, okay? Because I got to work with Dr. Rudy Falk. He was an oncologist in the nineties, and he was at Princess Margaret for years. And he was a guy that asked questions. I talked to that man, I just don't know how many hours I talked to that man and he said, I can't stand it. Nothing's changing. I'm tired of it. I want to develop an alternative therapy.

And he started experimenting with intravenous treatments. He was scared skinny. To me, it killed him because he had a heart attack, died at a young man. I think he was 67 or 68 years old. He was under so much stress from the college. Today, they would've put him in jail. But back then, in the nineties, like he told me, he said, man, I have to be so careful because they want to shut me down all the time. Because he wasn't just following the way it's supposed to be, slash and burn. He didn't like it and he didn't say that people should never get it. He just said, I would like to develop. And he did develop an alternative therapy by intravenous, and I had a lot of input with him. He was so open to nutrition. He wasn't a researcher in a lab. He was a clinician. But I suggested a few things that he try and man, he was open to it. He said, let's try it. I mean, most of the people came to see them were fourth stage metastasis. They were told to go home and die.

And then their family and even their doctor, not all of them, but some of them, you're going to see Dr. Falk? Well, you told me I was going to die. Yeah, but I don't want you going seeing anybody else. I want you to die my way. Anyway. I don't want to get into the politics too much of it. But medicine has blinders on. I'm telling you in Canada, if the government gets their way in 2025, that's a year from now, you'll be lucky to be able to get a supplement in Canada without a prescription. That's what they want. They're using it. They use the line under safety. Yeah, that's coming from the pharmaceutical industry. I guarantee it. They're behind it. They got the big money and they go after the politicians and they buy them out. It's sad. And they don't want anybody taking more than a thousand IUs of vitamin D without a prescription. I never heard of anything so stupid. If you go in the sun for 20 minutes, you get 10,000 IUs. It's unbelievable.

I know I'm ranting. I'm ranting. Okay, guys, now tomorrow morning session. Okay, we're going to be on in the morning tomorrow, okay? So stay tuned for that. And I haven't told you how smart you are lately? You are. Share, share, share guys, tell everybody about the Doctor Is In podcast. Let them listen to it themselves. Let them decide. Let them decide, and remember, Sun Steak and Steel. Okay, love you, talk to you soon.

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