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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for February 16, Part 1
February 18, 2019
Vitamin C improves blood sugar control in older patients, diabetics; Acupuncture eases menopausal symptoms; Natural treatment for osteoarthritis; How much calcium for a man with coronary artery calcification? Bill Sardi reports on the benefits of hyaluronic acid. 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 February 16, Part 2

Men who can do 40 push-ups are 96% less likely to have cardiovascular risk; Daily diet colas increase risk of premature heart attack, stroke; Why exercise can stave off hunger pangs; What type of exercise is best for weight loss? A caller with ulcerative colitis reports intestinal perforation during colonoscopy; A diabetic complains he can’t control his blood sugar despite a low-carb diet—what to do? Vitamin D improves aging markers in overweight African Americans—and reduces arterial stiffness; Which is more important for anti-aging—NT Factor or nicotinamide riboside? Quercetin reverses post-exertional muscle damage, hastens recovery. 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 February 9, Part 1
February 11, 2019
When consumers of natural medicine visit their doctors, it’s “Don’t ask don’t tell”; Physicians’ limited nutrition training decried in new study; Sleep paralysis explained; Zyrtec withdrawal symptoms keep allergy sufferers hooked; 30% of health reviews under-report side effects of medications, procedures; Alpha lipoic acid for multiple sclerosis; Kids who meet recommended guidelines for sleep, exercise, screen time are rarities; FDA warns breast implants linked to unusual type of lymphoma; Lexapro dependency—if you can’t get off, are there long-term harmful effects? 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 February 9, Part 2

Are claims that “probiotics are dangerous” substantiated? Anti-depressants uniformly cause weight gain; An amino acid that may counter Alzheimer’s, ALS; Phthalates in plastic impair fertility—are they lurking in IV bags, catheters, and other disposable medical devices? Supplements and lifestyle to lower C-reactive protein; A caller attests to reality of Zyrtec withdrawal—how to wean off dependency; Vitamin D helps overcome drug-resistant tuberculosis; Flaxseed may aid metabolism, promote weight loss; Healing with essential oils. 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 February 2, Part 1
February 4, 2019
Cancer researchers announce breakthrough, predict “cure” in 1 year—really? Is DHEA good for diabetics? Natural progesterone for fibroids? Is the TURP procedure the best treatment for an enlarged prostate? Sleep deprivation a potent risk factor for Alzheimer’s—so, too, is periodontal disease; The Super Bowl marijuana ad that CBS refused to air, as players clamor for access to cannabis to ease pain of chronic injuries; Exercise does help you lose weight—by encouraging better eating habits. 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 February 2, Part 2

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Drug company hires stripper as sales rep to entice docs to write inappropriate prescriptions for addictive pain killers; Natural supplement being investigated as treatment for loneliness; How much calcium is advisable for osteoporosis? What a blood test could reveal about your need to eat frequently; Proposed cost-containment over excessive use of glucose self-monitoring could deprive patients of a useful tool to chart their responses to various foods, meals; “Bug bombs” ineffective vs. roaches, leave dangerous residues on surfaces; Common parasite acquired by cat owners ups risk for schizophrenia—also increases likelihood of entrepreneurship. 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 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 January 26, Part 2

90-year-old cyclist wins event, sets record, is disqualified for doping, blames bad hamburger; Exercise may not amp up your metabolic rate—so why bother? Polyphenols vs. plant sterols; Lectins as a cause of neuropathy? Doctors save man by pumping 15 cans of beer into his body; Does taking folic acid increase the risk for breast cancer? Despite warnings, antibiotic over-prescribing rampant; Fried food linked to higher death rate in women; Boomers who turned away from pot in their middle years are flocking to cannabis-based remedies; Lipoic acid restores body’s aging body clock. 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 19, Part 1
January 21, 2019
Lancet “EAT” report declares environmental emergency, urges virtual cessation of animal protein consumption to “save the planet”; Churg-Strauss Syndrome—it’s a rare disease but natural support may help; Vitamin D vs. COPD; A common food additive may be turning you into a couch potato; What to do for a borderline thyroid; Concerns over the safety of new blood thinners for atrial fibrillation. 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 19, Part 2

Eat more fiber to live longer—but does that necessarily mean gorging on whole grains? Osteoporosis medication options; Chronic fatigue syndrome may be linked to undiagnosed gluten sensitivity; TV ads induce teens to consume more junk food; Treating Hashimoto’s thyroiditis; Americans spend nearly half their waking hours peering at screens; Filtered water vs. tap water for boosting uptake of green tea polyphenols; Diet for narcolepsy; IV vitamin C boosts efficacy of radiation treatments, dramatically improves cancer survival. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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