Author Archives: Theforbiddendoctor

172: Allergy or Leaky Gut?

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What if you could eliminate the nagging allergies that strike at the most inconvenient times in our lives? You’d say we were crazy, wouldn’t you? You’d assume only drugs and steroids can help with allergies, based on your past interactions with doctors. As one might expect, this is nonsense. This week Dr. Jack and Mary […]

171: Cold Sores, Heat Stroke, and Restless Legs

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What on earth would cold sores, heat stroke, and restless legs possibly have in common? This week Dr. Jack and Mary are going to make the connections to explain the science behind these various phenomena and precisely how they are connected. Make no mistake, natural foods we should be eating provide plenty of the missing […]

170: Interstitial Cystitis and Bladder Pain

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Difficulty of pronunciation notwithstanding, if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with interstitial cystitis, you already know how miserable this condition can be. Turns out this malady affects millions of (mostly) women in the US, but hardly anyone talks about it. Worst still is the medical establishment’s scattershot approach to treatment, which includes […]

169: A Simple Trick To Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease, Breast Cancer, and Fatty Liver

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This week, Dr. Jack and Mary discuss the central role that choline plays in the processes of the liver, and it’s downstream impacts on multiple systems of the body. As our cases of fatty liver disease, obesity, and diabetes spiral out of control, we have clearly missed something in nutrition science since the 1950’s, but […]

168: Iodine – The Breast-Saving Mineral

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Are you getting enough iodine? Do you realize how serious this question is? This week, Dr. Jack and Mary revisit one of the most critical topics of their entire canon. The importance of iodine, and also the ignorance about this essential mineral cannot be understated. From Mary’s own story of iodine and how it helped […]

167: They Would Have Told Us, Right?

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What does informed consent even mean? This week Dr. Jack and Mary take a serious look at the misinformation at the heart of the vaccination debate in the US. There are so many economic interests at play, that our message has always been to remain skeptical. Skeptical of the pro-vaccination crowd, and even skeptical of […]

165: The Anti-Cancer Effects of Turmeric

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Is it any wonder why alternative medicine is considered an also-ran in the US medical system? Our own government has been starving researchers of funding for nutrition and alternative compound research that can help in the fight against cancer. This naturally leads to pharmaceutical companies touting the latest breakthrough in incremental drug-based symptom management until […]

164: The Relationship Between A Healthy Spine & A Good Pain-Free Life

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This week Dr. Jack shares deep wisdom and some fascinating anecdotes from his role as NUCCA Board Certified chiropractor in his own clinic he shares with Mary and his son Dr. Josh Stockwell.  Very few people consider how critical (and rare) proper spinal alignment is to our overall well-being. The stunning array of related, cross-referenced […]

163: Enzymes – The River Of Energy

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The body’s ability to produce enzymes decreases dramatically in our 30’s. But does it have to? This week Dr. Jack dives into the energy production mechanisms found in our bodies. There are roughly 5000 enzyme reactions so far identified in the human body. Within this framework, enzymes do the heavy lifting in providing us the […]

161: Acute Problems – What To Do When You Do Not Know What To Do

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This week Dr. Jack and Mary cover a myriad of different acute conditions we all face, but rarely deal with in the safest, most effective manner. From fevers, stomach pain, and topicals burns, to gall bladder pain and depression, and many others, doctors often prescribe pain killers, antacids, antibiotics; basically a perfect collection of what […]

160: You Have Been Duped And Brainwashed By Medical Propaganda

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This week Dr. Jack and Mary ask a few simple questions, to help identify whether we, all of us, have been brainwashed into complacency by some of the more popular myths of modern medicine. The reality is, when it comes to foundational healing, or even understanding the root cause of much disease, modern, western medicine […]

159: Does My Newborn Baby Really Need The Hep B Shot?

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What happens when modern medicine forces us to choose between infectious disease and chronic disease? This is far more than an academic question as we dance around the topic of infant immunization. This week Dr. Jack and Mary ask some serious questions about the science and the business of infant immunization. Hepatitis B has very […]

158: What Do Oncologists Make On Chemotherapy?

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This week Dr. Jack and Mary take us on a startling journey through the history of chemotherapy. Talk about crazy-making! When exactly did we decide we should poison cancer patients? And what sort of measures of success were put into place to justify this wild strategy?   Part luck, and part deception, chemotherapy showed amazing […]

157: Ten Reasons To Skip The Flu Shot

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It’s flu season! Guess what that means… Yes, we are bombarded by messaging in all quarters to get a flu shot. Never mind how ineffective it’s been two years in a row. Never mind the aggravating impacts of the adjuvants used to attack our immune systems. This week Dr. Jack and Mary review the research […]

156: Forbidden Understanding Of Your ADHD Grandchild

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This week Dr. Jack and Mary tackle the difficult topic of ADHD. There are so many misconceptions about children with ADHD, that it’s worth discussing a topic that covers far more than simply diet. And this topic hits close to home, as Dr. Jack and Mary’s grandson has been diagnosed with ADHD, and they have […]

155: What To Do When You’re Really, Really Sick

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This week Dr. Jack and Mary have some shocking stories from real-life patients in their clinic. We know most physicians out there are well-intentioned, but with a medical system fraught with conflicts of interest, limited to managing their symptoms, and under the direct influence of the pharmaceutical industry, patients often find themselves with little recourse […]

154: Inflammation – Curse or Savior?

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This week Dr. Jack and Mary take on the myth of inflammation. Everywhere you turn, doctors and patients are panicking about any inflammatory reaction. But there is a big difference between acute inflammation, which is critical and healthy, and chronic inflammation, which is a disaster. What are those differences, and why does one beget the […]

153: Asthma and Bronchitis – Heartless Killers

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This week Dr. Jack and Mary take on the common wisdom of the medical establishment when treating two serious respiratory maladies.  The rate at which asthma events and bronchial infections have grown over the last 70 years is an astonishing, hidden tragedy in our national discourse. Dr. Jack and Mary review early, terrible treatment options […]

152: Depression and the Brain – A 100-Year-Old Forbidden Remedy

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Have we been kidding ourselves and misinterpreting the data regarding magnesium and it’s role in depression? This week Dr. Jack and Mary take a look at century-old research into magnesium and depressive disorders on their journey to a fateful study in 1985, that may have changed everything. For many years, magnesium’s proven effects on the […]

151: Autoimmune Diseases and Forbidden Cures

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This week Dr. Jack and Mary delve into autoimmune function and dysfunction. With an 80-year scandal in the making, researchers are actually starting to come around to the role specific organ and glandular extracts might play in a myriad of specific conditions.   Once again, nearly 80 years after Dr. Royal Lee first reported precisely […]

150: GAPS Quick & Easy

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This week Mary and Dr. Jack celebrate 150 podcasts! Thinking through the best topics for this milestone, the Stockwells decided they need to talk GAPS. Not just any GAPS (we’ve covered this topic of bone broth in several terrific podcasts over the last two years) but specifically how to realistically heal with a GAPS diet, […]

149: Strokes – Prevention & Recovery

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This week Dr. Jack and Mary talk through the science of strokes, including the different kinds of strokes and variations on the nutritional implications of each kind. From the terrible advice given to nearly every single aging patient, to our malnourished systems struggling on their own as we age, we are creating a perfect storm […]

148: Bringing Ageless Thyroid To The World

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In this podcast, Dr. Jack & Mary are announcing the birth of something that has been in the works for over two years! Finally! Everyone is going to be introduced to this amazing product! This week Dr. Jack and Mary are unleashing their perfect thyroid supplement to the entire world. What has been celebrated and […]

147: Dr. Jack Is On A Roll, or The Gut Flora / Health Connection

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This week Dr. Jack takes us into the gut. Imagine a place in your body where an infectious onslaught is constantly introduced, day-in, and day out, and you are imagining your own digestive system. No wonder as we age, we all seem to have gut-related issues, at least after meals, if not chronically.   Anywhere […]

146: Fatty Liver Disease

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This week Dr. Jack and Mary talk about fatty liver disease. The liver is an amazing organ, responsible for numerous critical functions in the body. But one of the downsides is how much of the toxins and sugars we consume every day have to be processed, filtered and eliminated by this workhorse organ. What was […]

145: Hysterectomy – Should I? What If I Did?

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This week Dr. Jack and Mary talk about an all too common topic in their clinic. What can we do nutritionally, for women who are considering a hysterectomy as well as those who have undergone hysterectomies and are now suffering from numerous related symptoms? What type of care can we offer for a woman facing […]

144: Vitamin K2 Controversy and Chlorophyll

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This week Dr. Jack explores the vitamin K2 controversy with Mary, and digs into the oft misunderstood molecule: chlorophyll. As usual, there is a money-driven dis-information campaign, and a synthetic, bogus version being passed off as chlorophyll that isn’t doing any of the heavy lifting one would expect from this marvelous compound. What do we […]

143: Forbidden Musings – Plus Forbidden Sex Knowledge

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This week Dr. Jack and Mary look through their notes for emerging trends and recent questions from patients and recent research they’ve been doing. Mary’s book and Dr. Jack’s recent caseload have brought up some critical topics that can never really be over-emphasized. From the absurdity of anti-oxidant supplements, to the very real tragedies that […]