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40 minutes | 10 hours ago
Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 23, Part 1
The passing of Larry King: Covid-related, or the culmination of a 30+ year history of heart disease? Are Covid stats inflated—or do they underestimate the toll? New UK virus strain may not just be more transmissible, it may be more fatal; South African variant prompts worries over vaccine efficacy; Inhaling hydrogen peroxide—is it a good idea? Does stress prompt cancer recurrence? Ibuprofen and Covid—harm or benefit? Can smart watches detect high blood pressure?
40 minutes | 10 hours ago
Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 23, Part 2
How long will the vax confer protection? Can you pick up Covid from surfaces? If you’ve had Covid, should you still take the vaccine? Should you be checking your blood oxygen daily amidst the pandemic? Suggestions for a stubborn, painful sinus condition; Is there such a thing as too much exercise? Exercise promotes muscles to repair themselves; Fish oil and nicotinamide riboside for muscle soreness; Can a daily nap forestall dementia?
22 minutes | 3 days ago
Leyla Weighs In: Depression and Cardiovascular Risk
Depressed mood and exhaustion may contribute to cardiometabolic risk; Lifestyle interventions for depression.
26 minutes | 4 days ago
ENCORE: The Latest Advances in Facial and Hair Rejuvenation, Part 1
Dr. Gary Linkov, board-certified plastic and cosmetic surgeon, weighs in on the latest advances in facial and hair rejuvenation. What type of education and training does a plastic surgeon need to undergo? What other types of doctors do cosmetic procedures—and why choose a plastic surgeon? How has Dr. Linkov augmented his aesthetic sense by studying portraiture and sculpture? How to spot psychological red flags in candidates for plastic surgery? Short of scalpel procedures under anesthesia, what more conservative rejuvenative options are available to patients? What procedures are used for hair restoration? How do men’s hair problems differ from women’s and dictate different approaches? How to avert the “corn-row” appearance of traditional hair transplants? What role for PRP in hair restoration? In the future will stem cells revolutionize baldness treatments?
25 minutes | 4 days ago
ENCORE: The Latest Advances in Facial and Hair Rejuvenation, Part 2
Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Gary Linkov, board-certified plastic and cosmetic surgeon.
25 minutes | 5 days ago
Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: Fried Food Intake
Fried food intake linked to heightened risk of heart disease and stroke; Government approach to obesity policies destined to fail due to lack of environmental considerations; My husband has pain in his calf sometimes when he walks at a fast pace. What can he do about this?; I have a friend who was diagnosed with having Chilblains. Is there a supplement to help with her circulation?; One of the ingredients in Xlear nasal spray is grapefruit seed extract. I'm taking atorvastatin. Will there be any interaction?; If you could choose which covid vaccine to take, would you prefer one pharmaceutical's vaccine over the others?
27 minutes | 5 days ago
Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Methane SIBO
Some claim that thousands of people who took the vaccine experienced serious reactions and that the mainstream media is not reporting it. Is there any evidence to support such claims?; I have methane SIBO and haven't had any success with alleviating symptoms. Would a gut microbiome test be useful?; I have Dupuytren's Contracture. Should I stop taking my collagen supplement? Is this condition hereditary?
24 minutes | 6 days ago
ENCORE: The Benefits of the Ketogenic Diet, Part 1
"Real Food Keto" by Jimmy and Christine Moore is the latest in a series of international best-sellers by the host of the Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show. What are the benefits of the ketogenic diet? Is it for everyone? What’s the “keto flu”? What happens when you become “keto-adapted”? How does the keto diet enhance mood and mental clarity? What are some of the mistakes people make when they undertake extreme carb-restriction? Does keto dieting necessitate eating tons of meat? How long can you maintain ketosis? What monitoring tools are now available to provide feedback that you’re achieving ketosis? How do you address criticisms from mainstream nutritionists that, while the keto diet can offer short-term weight loss dividends, it’s unhealthy in the long term? Can you eat vegetables and fiber-rich foods? How can intermittent fasting and time-restricted eating augment the benefits of the keto diet? What is the latest research saying about the benefits of the keto diet? How have the latest finding refined the Atkins approach? Is the keto movement becoming co-opted by opportunistic marketers offering dubious keto products and supplements? Is the keto diet suitable for endurance athletes?
27 minutes | 6 days ago
ENCORE: The Benefits of the Ketogenic Diet, Part 2
Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Jimmy and Christine Moore, the authors of "Real Food Keto."
40 minutes | 7 days ago
Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 16, Part 1
Nets’ Kyrie Irving Covid-19 bubble violation prompts huge $ penalty; Pandemic takes a toll on hearts; Does a more virulent form of coronavirus loom? Are non-vacuum sealed probiotics worthless? Kiwi scores vs. constipation—and restores vital intestinal bacteria; How sick you get from Covid-19 may depend on what shape your microbiome’s in; Do you need a vaccine if you’re planning on elective surgery? Mediterranean diet forestalls Parkinson’s—but is it really the ultimate nutrition plan?
40 minutes | 7 days ago
Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 16, Part 2
Weight vests work for weight loss; Is Covid responsible for increasing rates of high blood pressure? Nutritional prevention for skin cancer; Is it safe to drink rainwater or snowmelt? Diet for GERD; Ditch sugar for Barrett’s esophagus; Breast-feeding women threaten their babies’ brain development if they consume too many sodas/fruit drinks; Fruit and vegetable intake curbs frailty in seniors; Yogurt consumption protects against colon cancer; Selenium needs to be part of an effective antioxidant formula; Low-carb diet scores vs. type 2 diabetes; Metformin reduces severity of Covid-19.
22 minutes | 10 days ago
Leyla Weighs In: Immune Aging
The impact of aging on innate and adaptive immunity.
26 minutes | 11 days ago
Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: The Top Ranking Diets for 2021
The top-ranking diets for 2021; Do you have an opinion regarding the supplement Prevagen? Is there any truth to their claims?; Would you recommend alkaline water in the case of acid reflux and GERD?; What are the best tests to accurately diagnose autoimmune thyroid conditions?
22 minutes | 11 days ago
Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: IV Antibiotics
What are the dangers of iron accumulation in blood and tissues?; I'm an RN that was infected with covid a couple of weeks ago. Now I'm eligible for the vaccine. Should I take it now or wait?; I have an O2 saturation meter but do not know the acceptable levels I should have. What are they?; I will be getting IV antibiotics for dental work. Will this be more or less damaging to my microbiome than oral or topical antibiotics?
23 minutes | 12 days ago
Dehydration—is it a hidden pandemic? Part 1
Dr. Dana Cohen, author of the best-selling book, "Quench: Beat Fatigue, Drop Weight, and Heal Your Body Through the New Science of Optimum Hydration" (now available in paperback) dishes on the science underlying hydration’s relationship to health. How pervasive is the problem? How do you know if you’re dehydrated? Why thirst may not be a reliable indicator of hydration status; Is it possible to overdo water consumption? Why the “8 glasses per day” dictum may not be right; What does it mean to “eat your water”? Dr. Cohen relates case studies showing where hydration was the key to resolving enigmatic complaints; Studies show that dehydration alters brain structure and hampers task performance; New research explains how proper hydration may facilitate weight loss; Do caffeinated beverages count? What about alcohol? And sugary drinks? What are some practical ways to up your hydration quotient? What about alkaline water? Hydrogen water? “Structured water”?
26 minutes | 12 days ago
Dehydration—is it a hidden pandemic? Part 2
Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Dana Cohen, author of the best-selling book, "Quench: Beat Fatigue, Drop Weight, and Heal Your Body Through the New Science of Optimum Hydration."
21 minutes | 13 days ago
Tips on Managing Stress, Part 1
Amid a tumultuous start to 2021, Dr. Jill Baron joins us with tips on managing stress. Her new book, "Don’t Mess with Stress," is a concise guide to natural lifestyle measures that can help you reassert control over your mind. Focusing on diet, meditation, exercise, and sleep optimization, Dr. Baron explains how we can enable a reset of the sympathetic/parasympathetic axis. What type of therapy is best for anxiety? Is there an anti-stress diet? What role for supplements? How can the breath regulate mood? Dr. Baron offers additional tips via her website, and you can subscribe to her Health and Well-Being newsletter.
33 minutes | 13 days ago
Tips on Managing Stress, Part 2
Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Jill Baron, author of "Don’t Mess with Stress."
38 minutes | 14 days ago
Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 9, Part 1
Amid shaky vaccine rollout, questions persist: Is natural immunity superior to that conferred by artificial vaccines? Why have some vaccine recipients still come down with Covid? Should vaccines that require two doses be “mixed and matched” in the face of shortages? Will just one shot protect you? Is Ivermectin an effective, low-cost alternative to pricey Covid drugs? Why Connecticut hospitals are using hyperbaric oxygen for Covid patients; Thailand approves use of andrographis for early Covid; Inflatable Santa costume suspected in deadly California Covid outbreak; Will taking supplements boost vaccine efficacy? Why Whole Foods CEO is taking heat for claiming the best healthcare solution is “to change the way people eat”. Do masks pose more hazards than benefits to wearers?
38 minutes | 14 days ago
Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 9, Part 2
Ultra-processed foods—what are they? How bad are they for you? How do they undermine your health? Using iron injections for anemia; When babies suffer from reflux; The food industry’s pervasive influence on nutrition research; Does heating olive oil damage its beneficial polyphenols? Ginger vs. autoimmune disease; Science Times flubs story on coconut oil, branding it harmful, ignoring ample evidence of its brain-protective effects.
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