• June 1, 2010
  • Health & Fitness
  • $23.95
  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13: 9780979430244
  • Trim: 5.5in × 8.5in

The 9 Steps to Keep the Doctor Away

Simple Actions to Shift Your AwayBody and Mind to Optimum Health for Greater Longevity

Dr. Rashid A. Buttar


The 9 Steps to Keep the Doctor Away empowers readers with knowledge about how to optimize their lives for overall health, and shows them that when it comes to health, an ounce of prevention is indeed worth a pound of cure.

The strategies Dr. Buttar presents encompass all aspect of health, including the importance of laughter and meditation to our bodies. The steps also counter many of our commonly held beliefs about health, and will revolutionize readers understandings of how their bodies work.

This book will reveal little-known facts, such as:

  • The #1 reason why most people look "old" before their time
  • The 2nd most dangerous toxin on the planet that you're exposed to daily
  • A simple, effective solution that can improve how you feel . . . guaranteed!
  • The dark, cancer-causing truth behind many "antiaging" treatments
  • How to know which supplements work and which to throw away
  • The 7 toxicities that cause all disease and that nearly everyone ignores
  • How much water to drink and the secret to using water to lose fat
  • How minutes of a certain "exercise" will leave you shockingly healthy
  • The health advantage cavemen had over you and how to recapture it

. . . and many other incredible little-known truths that will change your life!

Rashid A. Buttar, DO, FAAPM, FACAM, FAAIM, is a graduate of the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Medicine and Surgery. He trained in General Surgery and Emergency Medicine and served as Brigade Surgeon and Director of Emergency Medicine while serving in the U.S. Army. Dr. Buttar is board certified in Clinical Metal Toxicology, Preventive Medicine, is board eligible in Emergency Medicine and has achieved fellowship status in three separate medical societies. He is the medical director for Advanced Concepts in Medicine, the Center for Advanced Medicine in Charlotte, NC, a clinic specializing in treating patients with cancer and heart disease refractory to conventional medical treatments. He also serves as Director of Clinical Research and Development for VSAB Medical Labs where he is extensively involved in polypeptide research and development of innovative drug delivery mechanisms. Dr. Buttar has lectured worldwide to physicians and has been featured in national and international news media including TV, radio and newspaper. He has testified in front of the North Carolina State Congress as well as the US Congressional SubCommittee on Human Rights and Wellness at the federal level and continues to serve as faculty to teach conventional medical courses such as Advanced Trauma Life Support, PALS and ACLS. Dr. Buttar currently serves as Visiting Scientist at North Carolina State University and is ranked as one of The Top 50 Doctors in the US since 2003 by Phillips Publishing, Healthy Directions, and the world famous cardiologist, Dr. Stephen Sinatra.