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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
April 19, 2017
There are so many different forms of magnesium, how would I know which one to take? Does cataract surgery cure glaucoma? I’ve tried everything to cure my eczema to no avail, any suggestions? Should I start taking care of my joint health at age 23? Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
April 12, 2017
I’m taking Niacel to prevent glaucoma, can I continue taking Niacinamide too? My 82-year-old mother has moderate to severe tricuspid regurgitation, will she need a valve replacement? Your patient workups are so thorough! How do I get my doctor to do the same for me? Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A With Leyla, Part 2
March 29, 2017
A remedy for irritated bladder and burning urination. What supplements would you suggest for gum health? Are N-acetylcarnosine eye drops a safe and effective treatment for cataracts? If Raynaud’s syndrome is mitigated by a vasodilator, why not prescribe Viagra? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for March 18, Part 1
March 20, 2017
Stem cell therapy for blindness: Promise or peril? Are "leptin-blocker" supplements effective for weight loss? 'Harmless' painkillers up risk of cardiac arrest; A patient with blood sugar 1000 and kidney failure; Parents demand antibiotics from pediatricians, overestimate benefits, underestimate risks; Soy safe for women with breast cancer, may protect some from recurrence. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for March 11, Part 2
March 13, 2017
Sulforaphane combats obesity; Treatment for MS spasticity; Do blood types predict male sexual performance? Add vitamin B3 to list of nutrients that can halt macular degeneration; Half of US deaths related to metabolic syndrome/insulin resistance--and 45% could be prevented with diet; "Rooster shots" for foot pain? Gluten-free diets reduce risk of Type 1 diabetes, but boost risk for Type 2; What could cause chronic iron deficiency in a 70 year old woman? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for February 18, Part 2
February 20, 2017
Vitamin B3 helps glaucoma; Over 200 genes linked to baldness; Freezer cap prevents hair loss during chemo; Robert De Niro, RFK Jr. team up to offer $100 G bounty for proof that vaccinations are harmless; A caller with low B12, high homocysteine; Why do some TV health "experts" continue to recommend corn oil as healthy? What to do for osteoporosis? Can fish oil be taken for central retinal vein occlusion? GABA for stress? Working from home may prove more stressful than commuting to work. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for November 19, Part 1
November 21, 2016
Probiotics improve cognition in Alzheimer's Disease, support vision in wet macular degeneration; A caller complains her thyroid medications aren't working; What is "Moducare" and how best to take it? Iron deficiency can lead to false hemoglobin A1c results; More states legalize recreational marijuana amid new evidence of heart harms; Siri--do I have heart disease? Candida a key factor in Crohn's Disease. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
September 7, 2016
I take colloidal silver, copper and hydrogen peroxide -- is this good or bad? My ophthalmologist insists that a vegan diet would be beneficial for drusen, is this true? Why do you recommend VSL for IBD instead of Dr. Ohhira’s probiotic? Health gurus brag that they move their bowels three times a day, isn’t once a day sufficient? Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
May 19, 2016
My mother had successful cataract surgery, should she continue taking lutein? Do Brazil nuts contain lead? Are at-home body composition scales accurate? Would you recommend the Whole30 diet for someone who needs to gain weight? Click HERE for part 1.



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Macular Degeneration, Part 1
May 3, 2016
Macular degeneration (AMD) is a major cause of blindness for American seniors. AMD is also one of the few medical conditions where nutritional therapy remains the mainstay of treatment, in the absence of drug “fixes.” Dr. Thomas Guilliams explains why antioxidants, Omega 3 fatty acids, and carotenoids are logical choices for preventing or slowing the progression of AMD; Is there evidence that healthy diets confer protection against AMD? What about exercise? What’s the difference between “wet” and “dry” AMD? Why are free radicals such a problem for the eye? What role does DHA play in eye health? How do lutein and zeaxanthin act like “internal sunglasses” in the eyes? What are main dietary sources of lutein and zeaxanthin? What are some of the controversies in eye research? What nutrients at what doses should the ideal eye supplement contain? Are additional benefits to be had from the addition of taurine, l-carnitine, n-acetylcysteine (NAC), quercetin, or sulforaphane? Click HERE for part 2.



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