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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 1
October 11, 2021
Vaccine efficacy wanes—in two months! Increases in Covid cases unrelated to levels of vaccination across 68 countries; Countries with higher % of obese suffer more Covid deaths; Number of states with obesity surged from 9 to 16 during pandemic; Were mask mandates effective at curbing Covid? Stem cells for rheumatoid arthritis? A caller with shoulder pain, swollen hands; Will new more effective vaccines supplant current Covid offerings in 2022? After Covid, and two Covid shots, do you still need a booster? Why antibody levels don’t clarify booster timing. 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 9, Part 2

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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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 2, Part 2
October 4, 2021
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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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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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: Monoclonal Antibodies
September 22, 2021
The lowdown on remdesivir and covid; Are monoclonal antibodies effective against covid?; What are your thoughts on antibody-dependent enhancement and enhancing antibodies from the vaccine?; Poor indoor air quality is an unrecognized cause of many chronic health issues. Click HERE for part 2.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Extra-Strength Flu Shot?

I'm 65 now so should I request the extra-strength flu shot? What about pneumonia and shingles vaccines?; Would the amino acid L-lysine be effective in curing or preventing covid by inhibiting arginine which is needed for viruses to replicate?; My tap water is considered hard. What does this mean for my health? Is there any harm in drinking hard water?; Study: Comparing SARS-CoV-2 natural immunity to vaccine-induced immunity: reinfections versus breakthrough infections. Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for September 18, Part 1
September 20, 2021
FDA authorizes boosters, but pushes back on White House effort to approve them for everyone; The results are in—which vaccine offers longer antibody protection? At 91, what’s keeping Clint Eastwood fit enough to produce, direct, and star in Cry Macho? It’s true—Midwesterners corn-fed diet produces heavier kids; Are Covid hospitalizations being overcounted? Is testosterone supplementation reasonable for a 77-year-old optimizer? Do masks really confer protection vs. Covid? Does high cholesterol in older women require lowering? 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 1: Keeping your nose clean!
September 15, 2021
In defense of Xlear nasal spray in keeping your nose clean!; What are your thoughts on prescribing metformin and nicotinamide mononucleotide to reverse the aging process?; Is NAD+ really effective in reducing the risk of Alzheimer's? Are there similar studies with the same conclusions?; My industry is now requiring workers to be vaccinated. Are they safe? Is one safer than the others? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for September 11, Part 1
September 13, 2021
Mandates: Blaming and shaming the unvaccinated; The toxic legacy of 9-11; Bad office or classroom air may explain your mid-afternoon crash; A Covid vaccine clinical trial participant shares his experience; Online calculators for determining whether to take a statin--are they accurate? Convalescent plasma fails critical test vs. Covid; Israel's surge of cases highlights limits of vaccine strategy. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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