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ENCORE: “The Autoimmune Solution,” Part 1
July 25, 2019
Dr. Hoffman welcomes Dr. Amy Myers, author of "The Autoimmune Solution" and "The Thyroid Connection." Dr. Myers recounts her own struggles with Graves' Disease; What were the antecedents that caused her to develop this autoimmune thyroid disorder? How prevalent is autoimmunity? Why is it reaching epidemic proportions in the U.S.? Dr. Myers discusses how diet, leaky gut syndrome, toxins, infections, and stress combine to create a "perfect storm" for autoimmunity. What supplements work for autoimmunity? Is the Paleo Diet the best route to recovery? Why are beans and gluten considered no-no's for patients with autoimmunity? How do you heal the gut? Why is taking synthetic thyroid medication not enough for some patients? What role for iodine? Vitamin D? Is coconut oil beneficial? Click HERE for part 2.



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ENCORE: “The Autoimmune Solution,” Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Amy Myers, author of "The Autoimmune Solution" and "The Thyroid Connection." Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: Insomnia
April 17, 2019
Eat leftovers to reduce food waste, but what about for histamine sufferers?; Anti-inflammatory medications may benefit depression; I tried CBD for insomnia but it only worked for 7-8 days - Help!; How effective is Ostinol for increasing bone density in those with borderline osteoporosis?; I have a strong family history of heart disease. Should I stop taking vitamin K2?; Do you prefer natural thyroid substances like Armour thyroid rather than Synthroid? Click HERE for part 2.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: Highlights from the Integrative Healthcare Symposium
March 6, 2019
Highlights from the Integrative Healthcare Symposium; Greeting from Russia; My gallbladder has an ejection fraction of 12%. Should I have it removed?; I have hypothyroidism and can't get my TSH under 12 - help! Click HERE for part 2.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: Cardiovascular Fitness
February 27, 2019
Quick and dirty measure of cardiovascular fitness: Give me 40 push ups in 2 minutes; Is there any protocol to help reduce plaque buildup in the carotid arteries?; My son is 20 years old, healthy, and taking thyroid medication. What should I be concerned about?; Dog food company recalls its products due to illness from too much vitamin D. Click HERE for part 2.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Too Much Curcumin?
January 30, 2019
My TSH is 2.96. Is that normal or should I be concerned?; I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism following a TSH test and they're recommending levothyroxine—What say you?; Is it ever possible to take too much curcumin?; What would you recommend for joint pain from rigorous construction work?; Which olive leaf supplement do you recommend?; Sugar substitutes offered no health benefits, but they didn't do any harm either. Please debunk this!; What can my wife take for diabetic neuropathy in her hands and feet? Click HERE for part 1.



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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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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 5, Part 2
January 7, 2019
A “Dry January” may be the secret to better sleep, improved well-being, and weight loss; A caller seeks advice on her thyroid blood tests; New study exonerates eggs as contributor to diabetes; CV Sciences, makers of Plus CBD Oil, receives top industry award; Cranberry proanthocyanidins protect against esophageal cancer; The benefits of intermittent fasting; Smoking pot damages sperm; Soy sauce colon cleanse leaves UK woman brain dead; Breathalyzer tests show potential for early diagnosis of cancer; Sulforaphane shows potential to help weight loss, ward off diabetes; Opioids show scant benefits for long-term pain relief. 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 November 3, Part 2
November 5, 2018
Does taking oral glutathione raise glutathione levels? Vitamin D for a marathoner? A listener recalls nutrition pioneer Dr. Carlton Fredericks; Can supplements lose their efficacy after long-term use? Father jailed in France for child abuse—with Coca Cola! It’s true: Stress impacts fertility! Abstinence makes the brain grow sharper—when you stop using marijuana; Curcumin safe to use with blood thinners, thyroid meds; Low Vitamin D levels correlated with risk of dementia, prostate cancer death; Today’s medical students, raised on screens, have trouble performing surgical task requiring manual dexterity. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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