Category “Health”

The Beautiful Truth

Garrett is a 15-year old boy living in the Alaskan wilderness with a menagerie of orphaned animals. Growing up close with nature has given him a deep understanding of nutritional needs required by diet sensitive animals on the reserve. Unfortunately, the untimely and tragic death of his mother propelled him into a downward spiral and he risked flunking out of school. This led to his father’s decision to home-school Garrett. His first assignment was to study a controversial book written over 50 years ago by Dr. Max Gerson. Dr. Gerson found that diet could, and did, cure cancer. Gerson’s...

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The Marketing of Madness

The Marketing of Madness is the definitive documentary on the psychiatric drugging industry. Here is the real story of the high income partnership between psychiatry and drug companies that has created an $80 billion psychotropic drug profit center. But appearances are deceiving. How valid are psychiatrists’ diagnoses-and how safe are their drugs? Digging deep beneath the corporate veneer, this documentary exposes the truth behind the slick marketing schemes and scientific deceit that conceal dangerous and often deadly sales campaigns. In this film you’ll discover that… Many of...

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Woke Up In A Morgue

Cataplexy is a sudden and transient episode of loss of muscle tone, often triggered by emotions. It is a rare disease, but affects roughly 70% of people who have narcolepsy. Cataplexy can also be present as a side effect of SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome. Cataplexy manifests itself as muscular weakness which may range from a barely perceptible slackening of the facial muscles to the dropping of the jaw or head, weakness at the knees, or a total collapse. Usually the speech is slurred, vision is impaired (double vision, inability to focus), but hearing and awareness remain normal. These...

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Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis

Montana PBS’s new documentary, Clearing the Smoke, reveals how cannabis acts on the brain and in the body to treat nausea, pain, epilepsy and potentially even cancer. Extensive interviews with patients, doctors, researchers and skeptics detail the promises and the limitations of medicinal cannabis. Even though the video has an American perspective, marijuana use is illegal throughout many countries of the world for reasons that are not clear. This video is important because it mainly investigates the scientific basis underlying the medical benefits of marijuana use instead of focusing on...

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The Memory Loss Tapes

While there is hope for the future as science gains momentum, millions of people are currently affected by the painful and deadly consequences of Alzheimer’s. This verité documentary profiles seven people living with the disease, each in an advancing state of dementia, from its earliest detectable changes through death. “We wanted to capture a sense of what it was to be inside the disease,” explains Shari Cookson. “Our plan was to show the progression of the illness through several stories along the way.” But as Nick Doob points out: “There’s nothing clear cut about it. The...

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A New Way To See Food

It's the Food that Matters! In this documentary film we see how the food we eat makes us either healthy or...

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Fast Food Baby

Documentary exploring the reasons why some parents feed their children junk food. The programme follows three families as they try to get back on the right nutritional track, and features experts who mentor them using the latest techniques in a bid to wean the youngsters off unhealthy...

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The Boy Who Can Never Grow Old

Stuart Wickison has a rare genetic disorder; Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The average life-expectancy with this condition is in the early twenties, Stuart is nineteen. But, its now he’s embarking on one of the most important journeys of his life. Over the next two months, Stuart’s world is going to change forever. Although his body is failing him, his mind is focused on living. Imagine gradually losing the ability to use your muscles. You’re born a healthy baby, but by the time you’re a teenager you need 24-hour carers to do everything for you. Imagine knowing that the condition...

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Growing Up Without A Face

At five years old, Juliana has already been through thirty operations to mediate the severity of her affliction: Treacher Collins syndrome. Juliana was born with one sealed eyelid, a complete lack of cheekbones, no nasal passage and almost no upper and lower...

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