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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: IV Vitamin C
April 29, 2020
Last month a hospital in Long Island was using intravenous Vitamin C to treat severe cases of COVID-19? That story seems to have faded away. Any idea why?; I have thrombocythemia. Is there any alternative treatment besides hydroxyurea? And if I must take the drug, what can I do to mitigate its' side effects?; Can you clarify the difference between NT Factor and Tru-Niagen? Which one would you choose for health and longevity? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 25, Part 1
April 27, 2020
How did the coronavirus models go so wrong? Antibody tests reveal more of us have had the virus than we could’ve imagined; The surprising secret to coronavirus’ elusiveness. Covid-19 can truly be said to be lifestyle disease; Hydroxychloroquine—boon or bust? Ventilators save only 10% of critically ill Covid-19 patients; Are masks useless without protective eyewear? FBI raids clinic offering IV vitamin C as coronavirus treatment. 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 April 25, Part 2

There’s nothing magical about walking 10,000 steps; Could pain meds for sciatica relieve IBS symptoms? These athletes got electIve surgery—why couldn’t you? Help for a listener with chronic pain—medical marijuana to reduce dependency on opiates? Celery is a good source of luteolin—with powerful antiviral effects; Why French researchers are studying the nicotine patch as a coronavirus therapy; To get back to work and recreation, we’ll need a Manhattan Project-style initiative to retrofit our public spaces with the latest antiviral technology. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Continuing COVID-19 Coverage on the Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 11, Part 1
April 13, 2020
Coronavirus update: We’re at the apex, and hopefully on the brink of the downhill slope of cases; Are scarce masks reusable? Can you sanitize them with sunlight, in the microwave, or with hydrogen peroxide? Press articles contemptuously dismiss diet and supplements as no way of “boosting immunity”—but strong evidence supports their benefits; The conundrum of high prevalence of serious COVID-19 among African Americans—could vitamin D deficiency be a factor? Why “metabolic fitness” counts—and the scary fact that only 12% of Americans have it; Why some states are making things worse by closing health food stores as “non-essential. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Continuing COVID-19 Coverage on the Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 11, Part 2

Amid claims that statin drugs may be helpful for treatment of COVID-19, some studies link low cholesterol to infection susceptibility; Could elderberry trigger “cytokine storm”? Why some tests for Coronavirus are prone to inaccuracy; Will antibody tests help stamp “immunity passports” to get people back to work and school? Resveratrol’s antiviral properties; An antioxidant cocktail to be trialed for COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia; Could spray from toilets aerosolize Coronavirus particles? 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: COVID-19 Comprehensive Coverage
April 9, 2020
Can I reuse disposable gloves by keeping them in a bag for a week in my hot car? I live in Florida; I take hydroxychloroquine for arthritis. Will I be able to get my medication during the pandemic?; I would like to purchase a UV light to kill germs in my home. Do you have a recommendation?; Do you have any opinion about taking quinine pills in low doses prophylactically against COVID-19? What do you think of theaflavin for inhibiting coronavirus? Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Continuing Coronavirus Coverage
April 1, 2020
Pollen exposure weakens innate defense against respiratory viruses; How much IV vitamin C should a hospitalized patient get?; How effective is IV vitamin C and antioxidants? Should folks who are healthy take it preventively?; I'm 71 and my doctor put me on cefdinir for my nasal congestion and symptoms. Now I'm having shortness of breath--any advice?; I'm concerned about the social unrest that may ensue from keeping young people cooped up inside due to the virus. What are your thoughts? Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Prostate, Thyroid and More
March 18, 2020
Now that I'm on Metformin, does it make sense to continue taking blood sugar support supplements?; What supplements do you suggest to promote a healthy prostate?; What is a healthy dosage of iodine for a person with a family history of thyroid dysfunction?; If one takes large doses of melatonin, would it "tell" the body to stop producing it naturally? Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Collagen Peptides
March 11, 2020
What do you think of collagen peptides for skin? My sister-in-law swears by them!; I'm 79-years-old with a homocysteine of 8. How much folate should I take to lower it? How much is too much?; I'm 59-years-old with "degenerative changes in the digits". Is there something more I should be taking other than fish oil and curcumin? Should I refrain from strength training?; What are the benefits of taking L-glutamine with whey protein? Should I take them before or after exercise?; What medications do you prescribe, if any, for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in conjunction with the Specific Carbohydrate Diet?; I have severe osteoporosis and my doctor wants me to take Forteo but I'm afraid of the side effects. Is there anything else I can do?; My daughter's 28-year-old boyfriend was found to have a 2 mm polyp on his gallbladder after suffering abdominal pain and vomiting; What are your thoughts on regenerative treatments for a meniscus tear in my left knee? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 25, Part 2
January 27, 2020
Acid blocker medications raise risk of allergies; How to wean off PPIs; What’s erysipelas? U.S. deaths from lead exposure 10 times higher than previously thought; IV vitamin C vs. sepsis; Can fish oil supplements make men sexier? Pomegranate juice forestalls memory loss in older adults; Sunshine can keep you svelte. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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