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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for September 16, Part 2
September 18, 2017
Binging on sugar alters deep-brain structures in a way similar to drug, tobacco addiction; Menopausal hormone replacement therapy doesn't curtail longevity; Health benefits of mangos; Treatment of post-concussion syndrome; What to do for frequent urinary tract infections? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
July 26, 2017
I have left carotid artery plaque and am taking Crestor, is there any benefit to my taking fish oil? I have a swollen and sore lymph node on my right side under my jaw, what causes this? I have a urinary tract infection found to be staph and completed a round of antibiotics, now I'm regressing -- did the antibiotic lose effectiveness? It is said that fasting blood sugar and fasting insulin are biomarkers for choosing the best weight loss plan, what are your thoughts? Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
May 31, 2017
I have only one kidney and notice bubbles in my urine, should I be concerned? Any supplements to protect my brain from anesthesia, how about from x-rays? What supplements can I take to prevent scar tissue after surgery? How do you reconcile the contradictory dietary recommendations based on people who live in the Blue Zones? I’m on Pradaxa and was told I shouldn’t take other anti-inflammatory nutrients like curcumin, is this true? Could strontium help with the bone loss I have in my jaw? What do you recommend for preventing cold sores? Click HERE for part 1.



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ENCORE: Integrative Urology with Dr. Aaron Katz, Part 1
May 16, 2017
The best of high-tech and the best of natural therapies—are combined by today’s guest, Dr. Aaron Katz, Chairman of Urology at Winthrop University Hospital, and host of Katz’s Corner on WABC radio. Dr. Katz is a pioneer in introducing Active Holistic Surveillance which enables certain men diagnosed with early prostate cancer to undertake natural therapies while avoiding the harms associated with surgery or radiation. Dr. Katz discusses how new, innovative tests will help better identify those men who can safely eschew conventional treatments vs. those with aggressive cancers that call for more drastic intervention. He discusses the current controversy over testosterone therapy—boon or bane for men? Routine PSA screening—does it do more harm than good? Dr. Katz enumerates basic lifestyle steps that men can take to avoid prostate problems—diet, exercise, stress reduction and targeted supplements. Click HERE for part 2.



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ENCORE: Integrative Urology with Dr. Aaron Katz, Part 2

The best of high-tech and the best of natural therapies are combined by today’s guest, Dr. Aaron Katz. Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
April 5, 2017
An ingenious solution to the problem of night-time urination. Is huperzine useful in older adults with memory decline, at what dose? Unflavored coconut oil vs. regular coconut oil. Would low dose naltrexone be helpful with intractable foot fungal infection? Does magnesium L-threonate work directly on the brain? 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 February 11, Part 2
February 13, 2017
What to do for urinary discomfort in the absence of bacteria? How to help a child with elevated liver function tests? Glyphosate from "Roundup-ready" GMO products can cause hepatic damage at low concentrations; A caller shares that high-dose fish oil has helped her back pain; Vitamin D and magnesium help metabolic syndrome; Tonsil removal offers only modest, short-term benefits; Could your diet or supplements interfere with your thyroid meds? 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 January 28, Part 1
January 30, 2017
How your intestinal microbes can make you fat; Which supplements require refrigeration? Analysis of dozens of studies refutes link of red meat consumption to heart disease; Memory enhancer Prevagen under the gun by state, federal regulators for over-the-top claims; Med students don't learn much about obesity and are seldom quizzed about their knowledge; What to do about kidney stones? Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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The Health Benefits of Cranberries, Part 1
December 27, 2016
Recently, the press parroted the results of a "Journal of the American Medical Association" research paper that concluded that cranberry doesn’t work to prevent UTIs. “It’s time to move on [to antibiotics]," a JAMA editorial proclaimed. The media message: “The Cure for UTIs? It’s not Cranberries.” Dr. Amy Howell, for over 2 decades a research scientist at Rutgers University’s Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research, pushes back against these unwarranted conclusions. She dissects the JAMA article, and finds it far from conclusive—in fact highly flawed. Why did JAMA publish an article so lacking in scientific rigor? Does it reflect an inherent bias against supplements and natural modalities? What previous research supports the preventive effects of cranberry extracts and juice against UTIs? What are proanthocyanidins? What forms of cranberry are best, and how much do you need to take? What other benefits do cranberries confer for the gut, the brain, the circulatory system, for immunity, even against cancer? The take home message is to be wary of dumbed-down, unbalanced media accounts; cranberries deliver many health dividends. Click HERE for part 2.



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