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DNA testing: Is it ready for Prime-Time? Part 1
August 15, 2019
Dr. Sharon Hausman-Cohen, Chief Medical Director of IntellxxDNA, shares her perspective on the genetic testing revolution. What’s the difference between a mutation and a SNP (single nucleotide polymorphism)? How does the IntellxxDNA test differ from, say, 23andMe? Isn’t it potentially scary to find out you have a “bad” gene, like the ApoE4 gene that’s associated with Alzheimer’s Disease risk? Can genetic risk factors be overcome with diet, exercise, and targeted supplements? IntellxxDNA pinpoints obesity genes, genes that predispose to diabetes and heart disease, macular degeneration, autoimmune disorders, thyroid problems and osteoporosis. Certain SNPs predict the likelihood of neurodegenerative diseases when exposed to environmental toxins like mercury and glyphosate. Others may dictate higher requirements for antioxidants, B vitamins, magnesium, vitamin D, and choline. Why is the IntellxxDNA test only available through health practitioners? Some critics say genetic testing is only in its infancy and not yet ready for primetime—is this mistaken? What can genomic testing tell us about remedial strategies for autism? Click HERE for part 2.



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Leyla Weighs In: Vitamin K
June 28, 2019
It's not just for bone health: Vitamin K supplementation for inflammation, cardiovascular disease and neurodegeneration.



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Leyla Weighs In: Stress
April 19, 2019
Genome-wide changes may result from excessive stress; How stress and inflammation contribute to chronic disease.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: Insomnia
April 17, 2019
Eat leftovers to reduce food waste, but what about for histamine sufferers?; Anti-inflammatory medications may benefit depression; I tried CBD for insomnia but it only worked for 7-8 days - Help!; How effective is Ostinol for increasing bone density in those with borderline osteoporosis?; I have a strong family history of heart disease. Should I stop taking vitamin K2?; Do you prefer natural thyroid substances like Armour thyroid rather than Synthroid? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 26, Part 1
January 28, 2019
Stemming the epidemic of childhood leukemia—with probiotics? A yoga retreat ends tragically for a Virginia woman after a seemingly minor dog bite; Alternatives to prescription blood thinners for atrial fibrillation; Are fake supplements rampant? Is the heart condition IHSS amenable to natural therapies? Birth month may increase risk for ADHD; Candida fungus may set stage for brain inflammation implicated in Alzheimer’s; Keto supplements may support brain even without stringent carb restriction; Coffee vs. Parkinson’s Disease and Lewy body dementia; Hormone replacement curbs knee pain; Which is a better anti-inflammatory—EPA or DHA? 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 29, Part 1
October 1, 2018
Medical journals and press pan fish oil supplements—but change their tune now that it’s offered as a lucrative drug; Surgery may be unnecessary for appendicitis; Fibromyalgia shown to be an inflammatory disease of the brain; Risk of neurodegenerative disease 1 in 3 for men, 1 in 2 for women; Neurothera by Klaire for “neuro-nutrition.” 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 29, Part 2

A caller claims his blood pressure meds make his tinnitus worse; Even mild physical activity rapidly boosts memory; Vitamin D deficiency associated with shrinkage of brain’s memory center; Dairy—even high-fat versions—lowers risk of heart disease and all-cause mortality; Skin cancer treatment and prevention options; New study confirms the anti-inflammatory effects of fruits and vegetables; Walnuts slash cardio risk, don’t cause weight gain; Heavy metal toxicity—with aluminum, mercury, arsenic, cadmium and lead—implicated in autism; Time-restricted feeding (TRF) can override unhealthy circadian rhythm disruption. 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 22, Part 2
September 24, 2018
Moms-to-be can prevent kids’ Type 1 diabetes by restricting gluten; Are gluten-free communion wafers ready for prime time? Vitamin D lowers inflammation in diabetes; Splenda hikes insulin resistance; Gut fungal infections—promoted by antibiotics—worsen asthma symptoms; Dealing with overactive adrenals. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Leyla Weighs In: The Benefits of Vitamin D for Autistic Children
July 27, 2018
Cysteine ameliorates allergic inflammatory reactions by suppressing TSLP in human mast cells; Clonal Hematopoiesis and risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease; L-carnitine and vitamin C protects kidneys from cancer treatment; Vitamin K2 may help glycemic control; Landmark trial shows vitamin D helps autistic children.



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Leyla Weighs In
March 30, 2018
Saturated fat does not clog the arteries: Coronary Heart disease is a chronic inflammatory condition, the risk of which can be effectively reduced from healthy lifestyle interventions - British Medical Journal



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