Dr. Jacob Schor

Blog written by Jacob Schor naturopathic doctor usually reviewing recent publications on naturopathic oncology and occasional random musings on other topics of a varied nature.

Preventing nitrate tolerance in coronary arterial disease

Slow nitrates: NAC and alpha lipoic acid may prevent tolerance Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO February 24, 2020 A goal in treating coronary artery disease is to increase delivery of oxygen to the myocardium and the way this is often accomplished... Continue Reading →

Purim 2020

Purim, Hamantaschen and the stories we invent. Haman and his three-cornered hat The Jewish holiday of Purim falls on the 14th day of the month of Adar.  In 2020 this will correspond the evening of Monday, March 9, and ending the evening of Tuesday,... Continue Reading →

Why Cancer Rates are dropping:

January 29, 2020 Cancer Deaths are Decreasing.  The real reason might be surprising. Cancer death rates have fallen 27% since Dr. Bloom and I graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1991. According to the American Cancer Society’s website,... Continue Reading →

Bisphenol-S, is no safer than the original bisphenol-A

That whole business about drinking water out of plastic bottles that we thought was taken care of is suddenly back on the radar of things to worry about.  Remember how bisphenol-A (BPA), the additive added to plastics, became such a big... Continue Reading →

Vitamin B-12: More is not better

Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO January 10, 2020 Vitamin B-12 may not be as safe as we once thought.  Our routine of injecting vitamin B-12 indiscriminately into anyone who wants more energy just might not be the great idea that many of... Continue Reading →

Transcendental Meditation for Cardiac Patients

Jacob Schor December 27, 2019 Several recent studies on Transcendental Meditation (TM)™ have caught my attention; these studies suggest we should expand our treatment protocols for patients with coronary heart disease to include TM.   Let’s start with a study by... Continue Reading →

Good News: Green Heart Louisville

A prospective trial of greening a city to improve heart health December 17, 2019 Here is some good news.  Consult the website and you will find a fascinating trial described under the designation NCT03670524. The study is also known as... Continue Reading →

When's Breakfast?

Jacob Schor December 10, 2019 It’s When You Eat Not What You Eat. We’ve spent more time on the road traveling by car from one place to another in the past six months than perhaps the last twenty years.  Though we’ve... Continue Reading →


December 19, 2019 I do enjoy driving down to H-Mart for groceries once in awhile. Just picked up the largest shallots I’ve ever seen.  Yet shopping there leaves me feeling culinarily impoverished.  Walking down aisle after aisle of foodstuffs that I don’t... Continue Reading →

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