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Episode Info: We have a high-profile guest for today’s show, Dr. Mitch Ghen by name and title. He is one of the world’s leading experts in anti-age and integrative medicine with more than 3 decades of experience. Dr. Mitch agreed to share his views of medicine in general and his expertise on IV therapy, particularly as it pertains to life longevity. No one goes from day one to day two and have cancerClick To Tweet The Right Approach Western medicine’s long tradition has its pillars, one of them being the treatment of symptoms when they appear. While indubitably effective, this approach doesn’t go deep enough, has no ears for determining the root cause of diseases and states. Dr. Mitch’s take on medicine is interested in these root causes. It compares a person state when they were healthy with their current state and tries to determine what went wrong. According to Dr. Mitch, we should try and approximate the biochemical state of people when they were at their best years, and the most effective mechanism for that is shooting the necessary nutrients directly into patients’ veins. The Intravenous Therapy You might know them as cocktails but the whole idea, this notion that IV clinics are bars where you can pick whatever nutrient combination might suit you is misleading at best. Getting bloodwork done however, and then letting the doctor devise the program tailored to your specific needs is, if we may call it such, the right way of doing things. No two persons are alike, and what nutrients work for some may be redundant or indeed harmful for others. The only way that IV should be done is through a very good composite evaluation of our bloodwork. Longevity Supplements A number of IV programs have been proposed by doctors that potentially help rejuvenate the skin. As stated above, lab is the best way to determine what supplement you are in shortage of, if any of course. * Glutathione Therapy: especially effective for battling anemia after a bypass surgery, glutathione is an important detoxing substance that sadly depletes as we get older. Replenishing it through IV helps the aging process go smoother. * Vitamin D: ARead more »

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