New Frontiers in Functional Medicine
About This Show
Welcome to New Frontiers in Functional Medicine™. Each month, I interview the best minds in Functional Medicine. Expect thought provoking ideas, new research, lots of clinical pearls for practitioners and step-change information for consumers and patients. I hope you join us. Don’t hesitate to email me with ideas for future podcasts.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 23: Functional Strategies for the Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders
Functional hypochlorhydria is a condition we see so often, yet Prilosec is a top ten medication: what’s the disconnect? Probiotics: which ones, how much, combo or single strain? What does the research really show probiotics are actually doing? Is there any truth to probiotics colonizing the GI tract? And what about soil-based probiotics, any reason to be jumping on that bandwagon? What is the correct lab test for identifying pancreatic exocrine insufficiency (PEI), and what is the optimal range? Is there any utility to testing fecal fats? What enzymes (vegetarian or animal-based), botanicals and other interventions are appropriate for addressing PEI?