NorthStar Nutritionals

  1. [Lockdown Alert] There’s a DARK SIDE to getting meds by mail!

    You know what happens when you try to ship someone a sweet treat.

    It’ll arrive some combination of banged-up, battered, moldy, stale, eaten, beaten… and just plain MISTREATED.

    That’s how the cookie crumbles… but not just when it comes to gifts.

    Your MEDS are getting that same abuse!

    They’re not just getting kicked around, either.

    New research shows they’re being subject to extreme temperatures – from molten highs to freezing lows.

    And that, in turn, can cause meds to lose effectiveness… or even turn toxic.

    So, let me share with you today what’s going on and the risks you face…

    Especially now that more and more American seniors are staying home instead of going out to run their own errands.

    More importantly, I’ve got something else – and that’s a way to protect yourself from this new and growing threat!

    How your mail-order meds could HURT you

    Researchers from the University of Utah shipped out 48 packages of meds with temperature trackers inside, with shipments going out in both summer AND winter.

    In winter, the drugs spent 68 to 87% of their time in transit OUTSIDE of recommended temperature ranges

    While in summer, it was 27 to 54% percent of the time.

    How bad is it?

    Well, NBC News did its own experiments on packages in winter and found many go into freezing temperatures for up to 38 hours – extreme lows that could damage drugs.

    The network also found that meds requiring ice packs to keep cool can be subject to so much heat during shipping that the ice melts.

    And in the other extreme, those ice packs could be placed in the wrong spot… causing the drug to freeze over, which is just as damaging.

    Combined, the studies show potential problems with everything from ordinary pills and capsules… to meds that depend on highly specific temperatures…

    Such as insulin and enzymes.

    NBC says rules are changing… and in some cases laws are being passed… to ensure better temperature control of meds in the mail.

    But I wouldn’t hold my breath.

    Get your meds in person if you can. If you’re worried about COVID-19, pick a pharmacy with a drive-thru or with a local delivery option.

    And if you DO get meds in the mail… and SUSPECT they’ve been cooked or frozen during shipping… there are some steps you can take.

    First, call your doctor. He can tell you right off the bat if the drug is too compromised to take, and might be able to help speed a quick replacement.

    Second, call whoever shipped you the med and let them know there’s a BIG problem and they need to rush you a new supply (they may even be able to provide a pick-up option at a nearby pharmacy).

    And third, call your insurer and let them know you shouldn’t pay for it (and neither should they).

    But there’s another option you can take…

    And that’s to work with a doc who can get you OFF of your meds.

    After all, many of them are absolutely toxiceven when they’re kept in PERFECT conditions.

    Link up with an experienced naturopathic physician who can help guide you AWAY from those meds… and ONTO the safe and natural options that can keep you healthy without the risks.

    In Your Corner,

    Dr. Allan Spreen

  2. Here’s the CRAZIEST thing I’ve heard about cholesterol-cutting meds

    If you’ve ever felt muscle pain or other side effects from statin drugs… the mainstream has a message for you.

    It’s NOT the drugs. It’s YOU!

    They’re out with a new report that claims you’re an absolute head case if you’ve ever had side effects from those cholesterol-cutting drugs.

    They say the side effects you think you felt AREN’T realDIDN’T happen… and were MERE projection on your part.

    It’s the opposite of a placebo effect.

    They claim it’s the “NOCEBO” effect -- or you pretty much willed yourself into suffering from side effects just because you expected them.

    Now that they’ve cleared that up, they want you to try the drugs again – as if you can click your heels three times and watch the side effects VANISH.

    But don’t follow them down the NOCEBO-brick road just yet, my friend… because there’s something hiding behind the curtains here.

    The TRUTH about that statin study

    This new study was just about the WACKIEST thing I’ve ever seen – and believe me, I’ve seen about three lifetimes’ worth of wacky already.

    I’m talking “Twilight Zone”-level weird.

    Patients who had previously taken statins… but quit due to side effects… were given a box with 12 bottles in it.

    Four had statins. Four had placebos. And four had nothing at all. But they didn’t know which was which.

    Every month, they had to pick a bottle and stick with it for that whole month, while listing any side effects such as muscle pain in an app.

    Using this daffy setup -- and with a whole lot of fiddling with the numbers -- they concluded that 90% of statin side effects were this "nocebo" business, while just 10% were caused by the drug.

    They were even able to convince HALF of these folks to JUMP BACK onto the statin wagon!

    Maybe they stopped feeling the side effects. Or maybe the researchers just made them feel like dummies… so they shut up and took the pills.

    But this grand “announcement” from these researchers ignores 3 key points:

    1. There is a biological reason for the most notorious side effect of muscle pain: Statins suck your CoQ10 levels FLAT! And your muscles depend on the stuff for energy… so when those levels sink, you can get that notorious pain.
    2. Statin muscle pain can be a sign of rhabdomyolysis, or when muscle breaks down and goes into the blood. Your kidneys then try to filter that blood… but it’s like having sand in the gas tank. Your kidneys sputter, and you could suffer kidney damage or even kidney failure. And it would take quite the imagination to WILL yourself into kidney failure!
    3. D’ya think you can dream up a case of diabetes? Because that’s another notorious statin side effect: Studies show somewhere between 1 in 50 and 1 in 200 patients on statins will develop diabetes because of the drugs. But I suppose that’s all in your head, too.

    Now, setting ALL that aside a moment, there’s another reason why you want nothing to do with these meds.

    These drugs DO NOT save lives -- full stop, period, end of story.

    One recent study found NO SURVIVAL BENEFIT when given to healthy people between the ages of 50 and 75…

    And just 1 heart attack prevented for every 100 people on the drugs for 2.5 years.

    Impressed? Me neither.

    There’s a better approach for cardiovascular protection.

    Skip junk food… cut the carbs… avoid the sugars… and eat only natural foods.

    And on top of that, I recommend L-carnitine (1,000 mg), coenzyme Q10 (100 mg), magnesium (500 to 800 mg), and vitamin E as mixed tocopherols (400 to 800 IU) for good health and maximum protection.

    In Your Corner,

    Dr. Allan Spreen

  3. Popular diabetes drug linked to SKIN-CRAWLING side effect

    The old saying is that they treat you like a number. But now, it’s even WORSE than that. They don’t even treat YOU – they just treat the NUMBERS! They’ve got their noses so deep in the chart with cholesterol… blood pressure… blood sugar… and everything else… That they barely even NOTICE the human being standing there. And if you...
  4. The FLU drug they could push on you… even if you’re NOT sick!

    Hey, remember the flu? I do! Not long ago, the flu was considered a BIG HONKIN’ DEAL – and the mainstream authorities wouldn’t shut up about vaccines and drugs for it. Now, it’s like a forgotten toy from last year’s Christmas. So the feds just delivered a shiny new present to the companies that make flu drugs, approving a med...
  5. Kidney damage linked to common scans [Cover-up alert!]

    These days, there are so many scans they like to send you out for… And they ain’t always a quick zap-and-go X-ray. When it comes to MRIs… CT scans… and angiograms… They’ve got to light the image up like a flashy Christmas tree on the screen… letting them see what’s going on more clearly in whatever trouble spot they’re examining...
  6. Feds REFUSE to acknowledge this world-renowned ‘essential medicine’!

    You’ve been sold out, my friend. And I bet you didn’t even notice it! The FDA quietly… secretly… and sneakily published its list of “essential” medications… or the treatments that are “are medically necessary to have available at all times” at hospitals and other care facilities. This isn’t just an FYI for docs. It also serves as a shopping list…...
  7. [WARNING] Bonkers new FDA claim threatens YOUR supplements

    Forget Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen. This holiday season, millions of American adults are planning to get absolutely Blitzen… on the BOOZEN! I don’t endorse it. But after the year we’ve had, I can hardly blame folks for letting off a little steam with an extra sip or two. Now, when people have gotten blitzed the night before...
  8. Is your cellphone secretly FRYING your brain… or WORSE?

    If there were a radiation leak at the local power plant… they’d EVACUATE the town. If it were in your house… you’d PACK YOUR BAGS and call the people in moonsuits. But there’s a chance that right now… you’re being EXPOSED to higher-than-acceptable levels of dangerous radiation. And the source of this exposure is in your pocket… ZAPPING your privates…...
  9. Guys: What your ‘down there’ part is REALLY telling you

    Call it a blunt message from your “best friend.” And guys, it’s the kind you just CAN’T ignore -- no matter how HARD you try! When your “down there” part stops working right… when you can’t get it up anymore… when things stop happening for you in the bedroom department… It’s NOT a sign of age. It’s a CRY FOR...
  10. UTI-killer could kill YOU… but this Thanksgiving staple could SAVE you!

    Somehow, they’ve just managed to make scary urinary tract infections even more horrifying than they already were. If you’ve got a complicated UTI… there’s a powerful antibiotic they may try to give you. It’s called cefiderocol. On the one hand, it seems to work just great… CURING 72.6% of patients in studies, compared to just 54.6% of those given the...
  11. [Danger!] New class of RA meds contains HIDDEN risks

    Be careful whenever they call a drug a “game-changer.” Because in most cases, they’re NOT talking about “changing the game” for YOU, the patient. NOPE! It’s changing the game for their bank accounts! In medicine, “new” means “expensive”… And you can’t make those big-dollar sales if the drug’s TRUE risks ever become public. So, to keep that gravy train a-rolling…...
  12. [BREAKTHROUGH] Mediterranean secret could HELP in heart failure!

    Nothing… and I mean NOTHING… can make you feel like you’ve got one foot in the grave quite like heart failure. It’s not just the diagnosis… Or the fact that you’ve got a 50/50 chance of surviving 5 years. No, the REAL reason you feel like the Grim Reaper himself is breathing down your neck… is your own breathing patterns...
  13. [YIKES!] Diet drug linked to today’s DEADLIEST cancers

    Whatever you do… NEVER tell a mainstream doc you’re DYING to lose weight. Because whether he knows it or not… he just might make your “dying” wish come true! I only wish that were an exaggeration. But an alarming new report reveals that the feds KNEW about a deadly risk linked to a popular diet drug. They knew about it…...
  14. [BREAKTHROUGH] Save your prostate from AGGRESSIVE cancers!

    Stop the presses, guys! If you have prostate cancer… If your own doc has warned you this is the “worry about it” type of tumor… and you’re in line for treatment… I’ve got the news you’ve been DESPERATE to hear. Because new research reveals a treatment option that can STOP the cancer… Without WRECKING your life. You know what I...
  15. Benzo drugs not as safe as once claimed [30MM Americans… HOODWINKED?]

    The FDA was just CAUGHT in the middle of a HUGE lie. And you’ll never guess who finally exposed the truth. They BUSTED themselves! It would be HILARIOUS… if it weren’t so ENRAGING. The feds just quietly updated the guidance on a popular class of medications used by millions of Americans… especially seniors. And this update UNDERMINES just about EVERYTHING...
  16. [DANGER in your mouth] FDA finally admits some fillings are TOXIC!

    Hey, you know those fillings you got – the “silver” ones with the mercury in them that they SWORE up and down were totally safe? Yeah, THOSE fillings… Well, my friend, the FDA just issued a startling confession. They just admitted that they were WRONG about those fillings. They’re NOT safe for millions of Americans, especially older folks. And by...
  17. PROOF! Everything you’ve heard about cholesterol is WRONG

    If you’re SO OVER the idea that all your favorite foods are somehow “bad” for you… If you’re SICK to death of being treated like a human pincushion for constant cholesterol checks… And if you’re just plain FED UP with taking drugs to cut your LDL… and battling the side effects that come along for the ride… Then I’ve got...
  18. Crazy new ER plan for stroke: BEAT the CLOCK!

    Remember Alan Funt? People would find themselves in the most absurd situations… then be asked to smile, because YOU’RE on “CANDID CAMERA!” This comic genius was crippled by a stroke in ’93, then died a few years later… So you gotta believe he’d just LOVE the kooky irony of the latest stroke “treatment.” It sounds like a wild idea he...
  19. [BREAKING] This ‘everywhere’ chemical is even MORE poisonous than we thought

    I just LOVE the old crime flicks -- especially the ones where they’re trying to commit the “perfect” murder. Spoiler alert: They NEVER pull it off! Of course, real life ain’t the movies. Out here, they’re KILLING folks all the time… leaving ZERO trace… and NOT getting caught. Could YOU be their next victim? I know I sound like a...
  20. The doctor’s FIRST choice for gout… is also one of the WORST!

    Imagine fuel that causes your car to STOP… or a meal that makes you HUNGRIER. Or, try to picture an air conditioner that makes your room HOTTER! That’s nothing compared to what you could get from a popular drug for gout -- one that has the FULL backing of the mainstream. Because BEFORE it makes you better… it can make...

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