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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: Memory Retention
November 3, 2021
Patients say the darndest things!; Diet-related diseases pose a risk for covid-19; More in on Magnesium Taurate; Does my cholesterol profile put me in high risk? Should I start taking a statin?; What part of the brain contributes to memory retention? Are there supplements proven to help with this? Click HERE for part 2.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Keeping Your Brain Sharp
October 27, 2021
Want to keep your brain sharp? Learn a new language!; My lipoprotein a is 129. Is there a way to lower it naturally?; How effective is the skin-flush-causing niacin in cholesterol management?; Are statins causing type 2 diabetes? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 23, Part 2
October 25, 2021
Iron—the Goldilocks mineral; Iron deficiency blunts response to vaccines; Low-carb diet lowers LDL, favorably shifts LDL particle size; Prozac for macular degeneration? Why so many medical specialists? The unintended consequences of vaccine mandates; Mediterranean diet helps teenagers, too; Vaping doesn’t help smokers stay off cigarettes; Are we a “Dopamine Nation”? Diet and lupus; Cordyceps tapped as novel cancer treatment. 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: Infrared Sauna
October 13, 2021
I'm considering using infrared sauna for the health benefits. Any health concerns regarding infrared light?; I've gotten my covid vaccine but am concerned about suppressed information regarding the reported side effects that many have experienced. Am I justified in my concern?; I'm taking Vascepa and my doctor advises NOT taking DHA because it may raise cholesterol and cause adverse effects. Is this right? Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: High Cholesterol and Cognitive Decline
October 6, 2021
Does bergamot and/or red yeast rice lower all the cholesterols including HDL? How long does it take?; A recent guest on your podcast mentioned high cholesterol as a risk factor for cognitive decline. Do you agree?; My acacia fiber supplement has been replaced with resistant tapioca dextrin. Will it still be effective?; Can you critique the study that says high B12 is associated with all-cause mortality?; You talked about the dangers of processed meat, but what about grass-fed nitrate-free hot dogs? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 2, Part 1
October 4, 2021
If not the beginning of the end, it may be the end of the beginning for Covid; Instead of "crushing Covid" we may eventually learn to live with it as merely a treatable nuisance; New oral pill may revolutionize Covid care--what we know about Merck's molnuparivir; A raft of new treatments in the pipeline for Covid; Why blood sugar is the single most modifiable risk factor for severe Covid and death; Mediterranean MIND diet scores against dementia; Folic acid and DHA supplements improve performance, in mild cognitive impairment. Is seltzer bad for bones? Does a high cholesterol inevitably call for a statin? 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 September 25, Part 2
September 27, 2021
Insulin resistance a major risk factor for depression; Gut bacteria predictive of risk for psychiatric disorders; Are we implanting too many stents and performing too many bypass surgeries? Zinc-L-Carnosine vs. eating disorders, chemo mouth sores, and radiation damage; Prescription vs. store-bought fish oil? Fish oil is not just good for heart and brain—it may reduce fractures and headaches; First-ever study examines health risks of unprocessed vs. processed meat; Sunlight exposure, vitamin D intake reduces Covid hospitalization and death. 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 September 18, Part 1
September 20, 2021
FDA authorizes boosters, but pushes back on White House effort to approve them for everyone; The results are in—which vaccine offers longer antibody protection? At 91, what’s keeping Clint Eastwood fit enough to produce, direct, and star in Cry Macho? It’s true—Midwesterners corn-fed diet produces heavier kids; Are Covid hospitalizations being overcounted? Is testosterone supplementation reasonable for a 77-year-old optimizer? Do masks really confer protection vs. Covid? Does high cholesterol in older women require lowering? Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Thinning Hair
September 1, 2021
I've been taking MK-7 for years but found out I have plaque all over the place! Have my bad habits caught up with me?; My 76-year-old father has Parkinson's and lately was found to have a very low white blood cell, red blood cell and hemoglobin counts. Can you shed any light on this?; Three months ago I noticed that my hair is thinning and my eyebrows are disappearing. I don't have anemia and my thyroid is normal. How should I begin to investigate this? Click HERE for part 1.



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Heart Smart Strategy: A New “Multitasking” Wellness Formula, Part 1
August 24, 2021
James B. LaValle, R.Ph., C.C.N. M.T. DHM, DHPh., is an internationally recognized Heart and Immune Health Expert with over 35 years of clinical experience. He is a clinical pharmacist, author, and board-certified clinical nutritionist. He details a groundbreaking new "multitasking" supplement that targets Heart, Bone, and Immune Health, Kyolic Omeg-AGE. This one-of-a-kind formula combines the well-documented heart and immune benefits of Kyolic® Aged Garlic Extract™ with the cardiovascular-supporting properties of sustainably sourced Omega-3s, and a synergistic blend of nutrients, including Vitamins D3, K2, E, and B6, 9, and 12. Click HERE for part 2.



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