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  1. [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, they often turn to some over-the-counter hangover remedies to handle those next-day effects.

    A lot of this stuff ranges from junk to outright scams… so it’s no surprise that the feds sent the makers of some of these formulas a nasty letter.

    But here’s the thing…

    There’s something ELSE going on behind the scenes right now… something that can have a DIRECT impact on you and your health.

    And that’s true even if you’ve never touched a drop of liquor.

    The specific wording the feds used in this assault on hangover remedies was so wild… so out-there… and so beyond that pale…

    That it threatens just about EVERYTHING!

    Here’s how.

    ‘Hangover cure’ CRACKDOWN could leave you high and dry

    The FDA pointed to a common ingredient in hangover remedies called N-acetyl-L-cysteine, or NAC.

    This is good stuff. I don’t know if it’s any good for hangovers, mind you… but it’s good for lots of other reasons.

    NAC is a precursor that can form glutathione, a.k.a. the “master antioxidant” that your body uses to fight off oxidative stress and sweep out free radicals.

    It can also protect the kidney and liver… help with respiratory conditions… control mental health issues… and may even prevent or treat dementia.

    And the FDA is threatening to take it away!

    The agency claims that because NAC was approved as a drug for respiratory conditions in 1963, that means it IS a drug. And because it’s a “drug”… it SHOULDN’T be in supplements, including hangover remedies.

    Don’t use NAC? I’ve got news for you…

    The feds can use this same made-up rule to ban nearly EVERYTHING!

    They’re claiming anything previously approved… or even INVESTIGATED… as a potential drug should be OFF-LIMITS.

    But at some point or another, just about EVERY natural remedy has been “investigated” as a drug…

    And some still are being tested and/or used as such.

    Many vitamins are even available in “prescription” form…

    And the FDA’s power-grab now threatens every single one of them… from common stuff like vitamin C and omega-3 fatty acids… to lesser-known compounds like the benfotiamine many people with diabetes rely on.

    And you can bet they would just LOVE to pull the plug on CBD!

    So today, they’re coming for some sketchy hangover cures that may or may not work.

    But tomorrow, it could be something you not only CARE about, but DEPEND on

    For anything from daily support to diabetes to chronic pain and more.

    Fortunately, you can stay one step ahead of the long arm of the (overreaching) law.

    If there’s a natural treatment you love, stock up NOW so you can have some extra on hand at all times…

    Especially if they start CRACKING DOWN on it.

    In Your Corner,

    Dr. Allan Spreen

  2. 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…

    Or even right next to your head… PELTING your brain… for HOURS at a time!

    Yes, friend, some cellphones are emitting far more radiation than anyone’s let on – and many times higher than the FCC’s supposed safe limits.

    Just about EVERY cellphone emits more radiation than you think!

    But no one is taking action to stop this slow-motion tragedy.

    I don’t have a moonsuit. But I do have something else…

    I’ve got the science on what’s REALLY going on.

    And I’ve got the simple actions you can take right now to protect yourself from this invisible threat.

    The TRUTH about cellphone radiation

    Radiofrequency radiation (RF) is listed as “possibly carcinogenic to humans,” by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer.

    This U.S. National Institutes for Health even admits there’s “clear evidence” of a link to cancer in animal studies.

    And studies have also linked RF to:

    • brain tumors
    • sleep disorders
    • headaches
    • memory problems
    • hearing loss
    • reproductive issues
    • and more.

    The companies that make the gizmos say their tests find only expose very, very low levels of radiation into the body – well below the government’s “safe” limits.

    But there’s a little trick they pull…

    They’re allowed to test the phones from nearly an inch away from the body.

    And that’s just NOT realistic.

    When it’s in a pocket… or you’re talking into it… it’s PRESSED right up against your body

    And tests that mimic these real-world conditions tell a MUCH different story.

    Last year, for example, the Chicago Tribune had tests done from 2 millimeters from a simulated body.

    And… well… WOW.

    The Samsung Galaxy S8 hit 5X the safety standard!

    If you’re the Motorola type, the Moto e5 Play QUADRUPLED those levels.

    The iPhone 8 TRIPLED it… while the iPhone 7 hit DOUBLE those “safe” limits.

    Earlier this year, another report confirmed way-too-high levels in one of the latest phones, the iPhone 11 Pro… which hit DOUBLE the “safe” levels of radiofrequency radiation.

    So, this keeps happening. They keep FLUNKING these tests.

    Yet the companies do nothing… the feds do nothing…

    And all of the other regulators do… you guessed it!... NOTHING.

    Heckuva job, guys.

    If you have a smartphone… and you REFUSE to part ways with it… do yourself a favor.

    At the very least, keep the thing OFF your body.

    Not in your pants pocket… your shirt pocket… or your jacket pocket.

    I’d hate to recommend that guys carry a “man purse,” but really ANYTHING that keeps it from sitting directly on your body will do the trick… whether it’s a lead-lined lockbox or even just a knapsack.

    Use the speakerphone mode or a “handsfree” headset when you make phones calls, so you don’t have to hold it against your skull like a radioactive gun playing RF roulette.

    And never, ever sleep with it right next to your head on the nightstand… or under your pillow!

    In Your Corner,

    Dr. Allan Spreen

  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. [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…...
  6. [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...
  7. [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…...
  8. [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...
  9. 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...
  10. [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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. [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...
  14. 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...
  15. Spot a doc who’s NOTHING but trouble… from miles away!

    I swear, you can’t even turn your darned back for a SECOND in this business. Because the moment you do… The moment you let your guard down… The moment you think nothing could possibly go wrong now… That’s EXACTLY when they stick it to ya! A staggering new report shows how the mainstream medical industry has been PROTECTING itself… by...
  16. REPORT: What ‘aspirin therapy’ can REALLY do to seniors [Yikes!]

    Every time I see yet another aspirin commercial, I’ve gotta wonder… What in the HECK ever happened to truth in advertising??? Clearly, it’s a concept that DOESN’T exist anymore… Because if they were REALLY forced to give you the truth… they wouldn’t be ALLOWED to market it as some heart-saving wonder drug. They’d have to show frantic phone calls… ambulance...
  17. FDA label change spells BAD NEWS for diabetes patients

    Scary drug warnings have you down? Well, friend, the FDA is here for you. The agency just took action to make millions of American diabetics feel better about a popular diabetes med… One that’s been linked to horrific side effects… including a warning about foot amputations… right on the label. You’d have to be NUTS to take this drug with...
  18. Do YOU need a probiotic? Here’s what the SCIENCE says!

    They’ll DISMISS you… and they’ll DISRESPECT you. And they’ll do it in a single word! Ask a mainstream doc… even a supposed expert… about a natural therapy… And they’ll look down their nose at ya and sniff “unproven.” The goal isn’t just to get off the topic. It’s to make you feel like such a dum-dum… that you’ll never ask...
  19. [Senior alert] The key to a frustration-free ‘virtual visit’ with your doctor

    They make it sound so simple, don’t they? Wanna see your doc, just fire up your computer or cellphone… and you can do EVERYTHING from the comfort of your sofa. Sounds GREAT. Why didn’t we think of this YEARS ago??? Well, when you actually try it out… you SEE why we didn’t think of this years ago. They call it...
  20. EXPOSED: The ABSURD new claims behind flu & pneumonia shots

    They’ll say just about ANYTHING to get you to roll up your sleeve for a flu shot or pneumonia jab. That’s true ANY year. But that’s extra-extra-extra true this year, where they’re starting early with the annual propaganda push for vaccination against flu and pneumonia. They must REALLY want you to line up and get your shots… Because they’re out...