Consultant, Oriental Medicine; Acupuncture
Director, Complementary Medicine Center
International Medical Center
Jeddah - Saudi Arabia
Dr. Matthew Tracey is a Doctor of Osteopathy, Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Physician with more than 22 years of experience in Holistic / Integrative Healthcare.
He has served as Director of Complementary Medicine at International Medical Center in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia since 2011. In this position he has worked to promote the “Holistic Approach to Healing” while providing various treatment modalities including Osteopathic Manipulation, Acupuncture, Nutritional Consulting and Lifestyle Management. He is Board Certified in Anti-Aging Medicine from the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. He is also Board Certified and licensed in Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine and Osteopathy. Prior to his current position he was in private practice in South Florida, USA for about 15 years. During this time he owned and operated two multidisciplinary clinics providing Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Osteopathy, Nutrition and Physiotherapy to a diverse patient base ranging from pediatric to geriatric; specializing in male and female infertility, gynecological disorders, pain management and chronic degenerative disease. From 1991 to 1995 he provided physiotherapy for the Miami Heat NBA basketball team. He also holds multiple black belts and is an international martial arts competitor and referee.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has proclaimed “community water fluoridation as one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century”. This quote from the CDC is often used as “proof” that fluoridation is both effective and safe. However, there still exists much controversy surrounding fluoridation of the water supply. After a thorough look at the research a very different picture emerges regarding both safety and efficacy.
In this lecture we will discuss both the benefits and dangers of Fluoride.