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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 16, Part 1
October 18, 2021
The new Covid pill: Is the optimism justified? They’re calling for vaccines for 5-12s, but lockdowns have caused kids’ weight to soar—a key risk factor for severe Covid; President Clinton’s sepsis diagnosis; Will taking vitamin C interfere with readings from continuous glucose monitors? Vitamin B1 and nerve pain, an in-depth interview with Dr. Richard Mann, developer of Zobria. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Infrared Sauna
October 13, 2021
I'm considering using infrared sauna for the health benefits. Any health concerns regarding infrared light?; I've gotten my covid vaccine but am concerned about suppressed information regarding the reported side effects that many have experienced. Am I justified in my concern?; I'm taking Vascepa and my doctor advises NOT taking DHA because it may raise cholesterol and cause adverse effects. Is this right? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 9, Part 2
October 11, 2021
The fragmentation of health care—why so many specialists? New Merck Covid pill curbs early disease but fails test in severely ill; Molnupiravir sells for 40 times what it costs to make, as government gears up to stockpile millions of doses; The “Goldilocks Effect” of iron when it comes to heart risk; When a Covid shot goes too deep into your shoulder joint; Subbing sugar with Splenda stokes appetite, undermines weight loss efforts; Vitamin C promotes “mental vitality” in young adults; Pregnenolone for brain and pain; Drugs improve bone density, but exercise boosts bone strength; Are NSAIDS a no-no before colonoscopy? 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 1: Erectile Dysfunction
October 6, 2021
Good news on the covid front with regard to therapeutics; Are you familiar with shock wave therapy to treat erectile dysfunction? Is it safe?; A discussion on nutrition and erectile dysfunction. Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 2, Part 1
October 4, 2021
If not the beginning of the end, it may be the end of the beginning for Covid; Instead of "crushing Covid" we may eventually learn to live with it as merely a treatable nuisance; New oral pill may revolutionize Covid care--what we know about Merck's molnuparivir; A raft of new treatments in the pipeline for Covid; Why blood sugar is the single most modifiable risk factor for severe Covid and death; Mediterranean MIND diet scores against dementia; Folic acid and DHA supplements improve performance, in mild cognitive impairment. Is seltzer bad for bones? Does a high cholesterol inevitably call for a statin? 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 October 2, Part 2

Do vaccines after Covid and monoclonal antibody treatment run risk of bad reactions? Antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE)--is it a risk with multiple boosters that are being proposed? New studies confirm full-fat dairy does not worsen cardiovascular risk; Fully one-third of Covid survivors experience Long Covid symptoms; DHEA improves women's sex drives and boosts efficacy of IVF for infertility; Juice avoidance curbs childhood overweight; Oral contraceptives prior to pregnancy hike risk for childhood allergies; Moms' intake of Omega 3s increases volume of grey and white matter in offspring; Breastfeeding reduces kids' risk for allergies, obesity; Did people drive crazier during lockdowns? Same amount of food consumed during shorter intervals (intermittent fasting) results in better metabolism, reduced weight, compared to extended eating hours; Anti-inflammatory diet checks asthma symptoms. 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: Supplements for Inflammation
September 29, 2021
I've been taking strontium for four years with great success. How do I stop taking it?; I'm plagued by biting insects! Any natural or safe ways to discourage this?; My daughter has Hashimoto's but we do not want to use porcine sources of thyroid. Are there any alternatives?; What supplements would you advise for inflammation?; Are there any studies on long-term mask-wearing in young children? My son is in kindergarten. Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for September 25, Part 1
September 27, 2021
Boosters for everyone? Despite mandates, pace of initial vaccinations slows; In lieu of vaccine passports, should we consider “immune passports”? Intelligent Medicine’s intrepid 20-something audio engineer recounts his recent Covid infection—despite being vaccinated! 1st ever study of natural immunity among the 80 million American adults who are unvaccinated; Japan, with world’s oldest population, redefines 65-75s as “pre-old”; When you take Tylenol, how much NAC should you take? Convalescent plasma for Covid? 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 25, Part 2

Insulin resistance a major risk factor for depression; Gut bacteria predictive of risk for psychiatric disorders; Are we implanting too many stents and performing too many bypass surgeries? Zinc-L-Carnosine vs. eating disorders, chemo mouth sores, and radiation damage; Prescription vs. store-bought fish oil? Fish oil is not just good for heart and brain—it may reduce fractures and headaches; First-ever study examines health risks of unprocessed vs. processed meat; Sunlight exposure, vitamin D intake reduces Covid hospitalization and death. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Protecting Teeth, Hardening Enamel and Improving Oral & Systemic Health, Part 1
September 23, 2021
Studies show poor dental hygiene is linked to increased risks of cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, and even infectious disease illnesses. Stronger teeth and enhanced gum health are critical to overall wellness. Nathan Jones, founder of Xlear, Inc., details a "Journal of Dentistry" dental health study showing that the new ingredients in Xlear's Spry toothpaste are significantly more effective than typical fluoride toothpastes. In addition to fluoride, Spry includes xylitol, erythritol, and nano trimetaphosphate (nTMP), protecting teeth, hardening enamel, and improving oral and systemic health. Click HERE for part 2.



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