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Intelligent Medicine Radio for August 6, Part 1: The Pandemic’s Collateral Damage
August 8, 2022
The pandemic’s collateral damage—increased rates of coronary disease and stroke, mental disorders, drug and alcohol dependency, and violent deaths; Heart disease expected to surge in coming decades, highlighting racial disparities; Social isolation and loneliness take a toll on heart and brain; What does low blood sodium mean, and how to fix it? Supplements for heart protection; “Feed a cold, starve a fever” may have real scientific basis; Resistance training speeds fat reduction; Parents’ history of alcoholism predictive of offspring’s addiction to highly processed foods. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for August 6, Part 2: Heat Stroke

Fluoride exposure in pregnancy may ding kids’ IQs; Jarlsberg cheese combats bone loss; Natural prevention of osteoporosis; What to do about scoliosis? Lipoic acid for migraines; Reassuring news that cocoa flavanols don’t cause low blood pressure in normal subjects without hypertension; Tips for avoiding heat stroke and heat exhaustion; Most Covid related smell and taste loss gradually resolved. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for July 30, Part 1: Vitamin D
August 1, 2022
Moderate exercise reduces heart risk, mortality—but is more better? When to hold, when to fold with statins; Medical establishment, media dismiss vitamin D bone benefits on scant evidence; Now they want to stop paying for vitamin D blood tests? Are we all at risk for monkeypox? Stress increases cravings for “comfort food” (DUH!); Dementia risk increases with consumption of ultra-processed food; Junk food during pregnancy threatens health of offspring; When osteoporosis medications become necessary. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for July 30, Part 2: Joint Health

Facebook shadow-bans Intelligent Medicine content; Pomegranate extract improves joint health; “Chemical imbalance”—long a rationale for prescribing antidepressants—may be made-up narrative; Sexual side effects of SSRIs may persist after discontinuation; Natural support for Barrett’s esophagus; Heart health poor for most US children. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for July 23, Part 1: First US Polio Case in a Decade
July 25, 2022
What to make of Biden’s Covid diagnosis? Scientists predict Paxlovid resistance likely to emerge; 13-year-old accepted to medical school; First US polio case in a decade; A glimmer of good news on the supplement regulation front; Nutritional support for gastric bypass; New research challenges notion that depression is a “chemical imbalance” correctable with drugs; Vitamin B6 scores vs. anxiety. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for July 23, Part 2: Video Gaming and Brain Connections

Is it true that exercise doesn’t help much with weight loss? Tour de France bicyclists lose up to 15 lbs—while consuming 5000-8000 calories per day! Can taking B12 trigger gout? Air pollution impacts children’s brain development; Supplementary choline during pregnancy improves offspring’s attention; Video gaming may improve brain connections; Fecal transplants speed recovery from IBS; Light therapy improves vision in macular degeneration. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for July 16, Part 1: Could fasting be the key to curbing Covid severity?
July 18, 2022
FDA and AMA seek to address physician knowledge gap on supplements—with a course filled with anti-supplement propaganda! Who are the biggest congressional recipients of pharmaceutical dollars? New study highlights unhealthy lifestyle behaviors as driver of Covid hospitalizations, deaths; Could fasting be the key to curbing Covid severity? Research refutes belief that exercise accelerates knee arthritis. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for July 16, Part 2: Long Covid

Athletes report Covid undermines peak performance for weeks; Sufferers of Long Covid seek pricey “blood-washing” procedures offered by foreign clinics; Hyperbaric oxygen relieves Long Covid brain fog; Study finds role for low-dose naltrexone (LDN) for Long Covid; How too much fruit can be bad for your liver; A caller suspects her doctors haven’t pinpointed her hormonal imbalance; Causes/treatment for pancreatitis; What’s an optimal heart-rate training zone for an athletic 65-year-old? Can stress accelerate arthritis? Spirituality linked to better health outcomes. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for July 9, Part 1: Natural Help for Migraines
July 11, 2022
Covid surges as vaccination protection wanes, virus mutates to evade antivirals; The debate over vaccines for toddlers; Only 7% of adults have good cardio metabolic health; When you eat has an impact on your gut health; Delays in availability of monkeypox vaccines undermines confidence in public health response; Natural help for migraines. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for July 9, Part 2: Health Effects of Avocados

Is Fisetin the new anti-aging miracle supplement? Avoid these mitotoxins to preserve mitochondrial energy production; What forms of magnesium are least likely to cause diarrhea? Weekend warriors may derive benefits comparable to regular exercisers; New study demonstrates health effects of avocados; Vitamin D during pregnancy reduces babies’ eczema risk; L-arginine for erectile dysfunction; Autism has surged 50% in three years; Keto diet for schizophrenia. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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