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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for August 10, Part 1
August 12, 2019
Can we stop mass-shootings by identifying “crazy” people? Do violent “Death Metal” lyrics promote violence? A caller with high cholesterol but no plaque—her doctor still insists she take Lipitor; Researchers discover why stress damages your brain; If a scan reveals calcium in your aorta, does that mean it’s likely to be in your coronary arteries? UN calls for less meat consumption to save the planet—but is the Impossible Burger the answer? Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Standard v. Integrative Cardiology, Part 1
August 8, 2019
Integrative cardiologist Dr. Vivian Kominos joins us to discuss her unique perspective on heart problems: Why the American Heart Association’s low-fat diet paradigm led us astray; What’s wrong with our current screening strategies for heart disease? How does an integrative cardiologist’s approach differ from that of standard cardiology? Why are women’s heart problems under-appreciated? Are statins over-prescribed? Click HERE for part 2.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Twitching
August 7, 2019
Help! After rounds of antibiotics and a subsequent yeast infection, my son is now plagued by skin lesions and boils; My calf has been twitching for one solid week! When will it stop?; What is your opinion of the new shingles vaccine, Shingrix?; My father has Parkinson's disease for 13 years. Are there any specific blood tests you would recommend?; My blood tests show increasingly higher B12 and folate levels. Should I be concerned?; I'm being treated for mild hypertension with lisinopril. Are there any supplements you would recommend? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for August 3, Part 1
August 5, 2019
The fasting cure is no passing fad; Drug-supplement interactions—what to look out for; Reasons to avoid dairy; Study of 42 European countries fingers carbs, not fats or animal protein, as heart disease culprit; Vitamin D levels predict future hypertension risks; New mastic gum drug combats neurodegeneration. 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 July 27, Part 2
July 29, 2019
A presidential candidate inveighs against excessive use of antidepressants; Food industry seeks to reframe eating Oreos as exercise in “Mindfulness”; Using smartphones for 5 hours or more per day associated with dramatic increase in obesity; A caller with an abnormal exercise stress test is told he needs a stent. Does he? B6 and iron for panic attacks; NAD for Parkinson’s Disease; Healthy lifestyle may overcome genetic risk for Alzheimer’s; Magnesium and curcumin support brain health. 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: Diatomaceous Earth
July 24, 2019
I was accidentally exposed to diatomaceous earth. Now I have sharp pelvic and lower back pain and swelling of my abdomen; What do you think about boron 15 mg to help boost testosterone levels?; More than half the new drugs in Germany are shown to have no added benefit. Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for July 13, Part 1
July 15, 2019
A small glass of juice or soda daily boosts cancer risks—REALLY? BigPharma stocks lead stock market to record high—yet studies show that more than half of pricey new drugs provide scant benefits; Advice for a listener with a newly-discovered high coronary calcium score; Eating more cholesterol might help repair brain lesions in MS. 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 July 6, Part 2
July 8, 2019
Antibiotics render people more vulnerable to flu virus, increase cardiovascular risk in older women; China controls 80% of world’s drug supply; Scientific evidence that clutter causes anxiety; Good bacteria suppress food allergies; The blood test you’ve never heard of that can predict whether you can forego statins; Coronary calcium score bests cholesterol measurement for heart risk assessment; Fast-tracking approval of pricey new drugs that don’t prolong life; A clinical trial will explore whether NT Factor alleviates fibromyalgia complaints; A test-drive of the Impossible Burger. 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: Supplement/Drug Interactions
July 3, 2019
I'm taking a choline supplement to help lower homocysteine but it worsens my Trimethylaminuria (TMA); Can Eliquis interact with melatonin and cause bleeding issues?; I've been taking testosterone for 10 years. Is there any harm in taking Fennugreek and/or DHEA?; Could you comment on the meta-analysis showing Vitamin D doesn't reduce cardiovascular risk? Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: HPV
June 26, 2019
My husband has osteoporosis and can't tolerate strontium because it makes him gag. Is there another remedy?; I take antibiotics for dental procedures due to my bilateral knee replacements and subsequent revisions; My last White Blood Cell count was 3.5. Should I be concerned?; Could you comment on the connection with HPV and cancer? Click HERE for part 1.



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