2014-06-06: Important information about Tamoxifen and advice for osteopenia, arthritis and more

KUSP's Ask Doctor Dawn show

Summary: Breast cancer risks from having BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes — drug interactions when taking Tamoxifen; Nutritional advice during radioactive iodine treatment after surgery for a thyroid tumor; Don't worry about the saturated fats in nuts and plants; Why we like sugar and this is leveraged by food manufacturers; Endocrine work-up is suggested for a listener with reduced semen production and sleeping problems; Calcium and other supplements for osteopenia and glycosaminoglycan supplements for osteoarthritis; Treatments and carpal tunnel syndrome — is it related to my Arnold-Chiari malformation? Wear and tear problems: inflammation in calves, torn meniscus and muscle spasms; What can I do to boost immune system before foot surgery and help healing after? Dr Dawn criticizes pertussis vaccine policy; Anti-inflammatory supplements to treat osteoarthritis — the problem with Celebrex