Rheumatoid Disease & Ulcerative Colitis
Physicians told Dr. Goldberg as a young man that he would be permanently crippled by severe rheumatoid disease, accompanied by advanced ulcerative colitis, environmental allergies, chronic fatigue and psoriasis (see picture on left). Through the study and disciplined application of nutritional biochemistry, clinical epidemiology and natural hygiene, he recovered his health (current picture on right).
Since that time, for over thirty years, Dr. Goldberg has successfully helped chronically ill patients from across the U.S. recover from a wide variety of difficult, chronic, conditions by carefully seeking out and addressing the individual causes of ill health. Read more
Increasing numbers of
patients are labeled each year with a "diagnosis" that leaves
them frustrated and confused with no answers to their discomforts.
Where can these
patients turn to find answers to their persistent poor health? A
Physician, Public Health Professional, Clinical Epidemiologist and
Clinical Nutritionist gives advice on where to start.
Diagnosis is at best a tenuous proposition. Extraordinary lengths are
often gone to in order to arrive at a name that does nothing more than
describe the symptoms the patient is experiencing while telling us
nothing about why the patient is diseased. Logically, if we do not know
what causes a problem it is difficult to know what to do to correct it.
relatively new medical diagnosis, notorious for the naming of a
patient's symptoms while ignoring the cause(s) of their problems, is
that of "Fibromyalgia:
Pain and stiffness
of the muscle fibers has likely plagued humankind for thousands of
years. In the early 1800's doctors began to cail this discomfort
"muscular rheumatism." Later the term "fibrositis' was added to denote
the inflammatory type pains that were present in localized spots in
patients suffering with muscular rheumatism. During the late 1980s the
term "Fibromyalgia' began to be increasingiy used and became prevalent
in the medical literature during the 1990s.
diagnosis "Fibromyalgia' has continued to grow in popularity as growing
legions of patients complain of the muscular discomforts, fatigue,
problems in sleeping and a host of other complaints not traceable
through physical examination or standard laboratory testing to any
specific diagnostic entity.
Rheumatoid Arthritis (since childhood), Extreme Pain, Joint Pain, Inflammation, Insomnia, Low Energy
Swelling, Numbness, Undiagnosed Neurological Condition, Pain Allover, Pain in Stomach - Legs - Head, Bad Hearing, Tired, No Energy, Bed-bound, Down-and-out, Chronic Fatigue
Multiple Sclerosis, Drooping Face, Extreme Weakness & Paralysis in Right Side of Face, Very Tired, Extreme Pain in Joints & Feet & Wrists & Elbows & Eye, Dizziness, Balance Problems, Chronic Fatigue
IBD, Colitis, Severe Exhaustion & Fatigue, Raynaud's Disease, Cold Fingers, Cold Feet, High Blood Pressure, Rheumatic Symptoms, Mental Problems
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Pain, Head Aches, Stomach Aches, Pain in Knees & Hips, Weight Gain & Side Effects from drugs
Severe Allergies, Digestive Problems, Seasonal Allergies, Low Energy