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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for May 1, Part 2
May 3, 2021
New study shows use of certain supplements associated with better Covid outcomes—but a new bill bundled with the 1.9 trillion dollar Covid relief package empowers FTC to fine you if you make claims; Natural approaches for blood pressure control; How dangerous is a thyroid nodule? Eat more fat to boost testosterone; Loneliness hikes risk for cancer in men; Cardiorespiratory fitness curbs risk of serious Covid, pneumonia; Long Covid is prompting doctors to prescribe opiate pain medications and anxiety drugs, hiking risk of addiction for sufferers. 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 March 27, Part 1
March 29, 2021
“95% effective”: What does that really mean? Fauci tells us it’ll be 5 months before we know for sure whether vaccine recipients can forego precautions; A recipe for Paleo Passover matzoh; Is the vaccine safe for someone who’s recovered from a platelet disorder? Did the Coronavirus escape from a Chinese lab? Hospital exec diverted scarce vaccines from inner-city neighborhoods to Trump Tower residents, ritzy VIP events; Eating sweet potatoes for high blood pressure—is that a thing? New York State rolls out vaccine passport app; Rutgers U becomes first to require vaccinations of returning students. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Leyla Weighs In: Nutrition for Hypertension
February 12, 2021
Alternative medicine vs. more natural-pathic? Plus, nutrition for hypertension.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 30, Part 1
February 1, 2021
Worrisome news on the COVID front: Vaccine delays, resistant strains. Are masks and lockdowns the new normal? Weighing the Hydroxychloroquine and Ivermectin controversies; Oregano and Curcumin for immune support; Brewers’ Yeast as a B vitamin source; New blood pressure smartwatches—ready for prime time? 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 January 16, Part 2
January 18, 2021
Weight vests work for weight loss; Is Covid responsible for increasing rates of high blood pressure? Nutritional prevention for skin cancer; Is it safe to drink rainwater or snowmelt? Diet for GERD; Ditch sugar for Barrett’s esophagus; Breast-feeding women threaten their babies’ brain development if they consume too many sodas/fruit drinks; Fruit and vegetable intake curbs frailty in seniors; Yogurt consumption protects against colon cancer; Selenium needs to be part of an effective antioxidant formula; Low-carb diet scores vs. type 2 diabetes; Metformin reduces severity of Covid-19. 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 December 12, Part 2
December 14, 2020
Melatonin is more than just a sleep aid—it may boost memory; How much calcium and vitamin D for seniors? Natural treatments for hand pain; Are there natural alternatives to blood pressure medication? Magnesium is an essential co-factor for vitamin D, and plays an under-appreciated role in immunity; Gum infections hasten metabolic syndrome; Test your heart by timing your stair-climbing; Moms’ intake of fish boosts babies’ cognitive scores. 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 14, Part 2
November 16, 2020
Phosphatidylcholine and vitamin D vs. dementia; How could it be that a superbly-trained marathoner still develops hypertension? DMSO for inflamed Achilles’ tendons; What to do for a low white blood cell count? Surprise billing for colonoscopies; Could excess B12 be causing your adult acne? Top US nutritionists call for rescinding limits on saturated fat; Positive outlook predicts less memory decline. 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 1: Managing Hypothyroidism
November 11, 2020
Managing hypothyroidism: A return to patient-centered practice; Is natural thyroid making a comeback?; Are beets effective for lowering high blood pressure? What other foods or supplements are helpful? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for November 7, Part 2
November 9, 2020
Is aspirin a low-cost solution for COVID-19? Aspirin for cardiovascular prevention is not for everyone; Does a 70-year-old man with an HDL of 85 need a statin? A centuries-old drug, colchicine, may prevent heart attacks; Seasonal depression may strike harder amid pandemic; How do you know if you have the coronavirus? Can you really predict weather changes with your sore joints? Social isolation—exacerbated by lockdowns—may hike women’s risk for hypertension; High-sugar diets can damage the gut, triggering colitis; Is a vitamin D level of 106 too high? Can exercise account for high liver function test results? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for September 26, Part 1
November 2, 2020
Cold-water swimming benefits; What Fauci missed in his face-off with Rand Paul on herd immunity; Can supplements supplant the need for high blood pressure medication? Study links obesity with reduced brain plasticity; Poll reveals vaccine resistance growing--majority of Americans won't be early adopters of "Warp Speed" shot; FDA issues unprecedented warning about mercury in dental fillings. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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