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How many people do you know who struggle with their health? Chances are, whether they show it or not, most of the people in your life do. And chances are, you’re one of them — whether you’re dealing with anxiety, depression, endometriosis, pcos, acne, eczema, psoriasis, autoimmune, thyroid conditions, lyme disease, brain fog, or fatigue. You’re far from alone. Living with symptoms has become the new normal. Much of the time, people coexist with their ailments, accepting them and never questi ...
 
Functional Medicine Research with Dr. Nikolas Hedberg covers cutting-edge research with practical health information that you can actually use in your life to understand your body and get healthy. Dr. Hedberg covers Functional Medicine, thyroid disorders, gut health, autoimmune disease, nutrition and much more. If you’re tired of long-winded podcasts without useful information that actually works then this show is definitely for you.
 
Solving the Puzzle with Dr. Datis Kharrazian is based on more than 20 years of Dr. Kharrazian's experience working with autoimmune and brain health patients throughout the U.S. and Europe, exhaustive review of the scientific research, and protocols he has innovated through trial and error in working with complex patient cases. Dr. Kharrazian discusses evidence-based models incorporating diet, nutrition, and lifestyle — protocols hard won through decades of working with tough, complex patient ...
 
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In this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode, Peter and Bob discuss the longevity benefits from greater cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and greater muscle mass and strength. Conversely, they dive deep into the literature showing a rapid increase in morbidity and mortality risk as fitness levels decline with age. They also try to tease out the relative c…
 
If you're like 3/4 of Americans, you suffer from IBS, diarrhea, acid reflux, constipation, abdominal pain, leaky gut, SIBO, bloating and gas, and so on. In this podcast Dr. Kharrazian explains the number-one rule he follows when working with any gut health patient: Start at the top and work your way down. If you are trying to improve your microbiom…
 
Matt Kaeberlein is globally recognized for his research on the biology of aging and is a previous guest on The Drive. In this episode, Matt defines aging, the relationship between aging, chronic inflammation, and the immune system, and talks extensively about the most exciting molecules for extending lifespan. He discusses the current state of the …
 
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You may have heard of leaky gut but did you know you can get leaky brain too? The most common symptoms are brain fog and slower mental speed, but an intestinal blood-brain barrier plays a role in numerous brain disorders. Learn more in this episode and from great viewer questions. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/solving-the-puzzle-with…
 
Lawrence Wright is the author of The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 which won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction and was named one of Time's top 100 books of all time. In this episode, released just before the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Lawrence and Peter discuss the book and the lasting impact of that…
 
Mold toxicity is a silent factor a lot of people don’t consider when rooting out causes for chronic health issues. Because most of its signs and symptoms are invisible to everyone else, it often goes unsuspected until symptoms become disabling. Many factors can play a role in mold toxicity, from water damage in your home, school, or workplace, to i…
 
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Low stomach acid and gallbladders sludge are very common gut issues in Americans. Low stomach acid can lead to symptoms such as acid reflux, heartburn, indigestion, belching and bloating, and discomfort after eating meats and proteins. Gallbladder sludge can lead to belching and bloating, burping up fish oil capsules, and discomfort after eating fa…
 
In this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode, Peter and Bob answer numerous follow-up questions to recently discussed deep-dive topics such as the use of continuous glucose monitors and getting the most from zone 2 exercise. They also discuss the incredible feats of cyclists in the Tour de France through the lens of the amazing performance physiology re…
 
YouTube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRSALE_u1-g&t=4s Contact me~ DrHughWegwerth@gmail.com Dr. Hugh Wegwerth DC Schedule a 20-minute Discovery call Website: https://dochugh.com/ Doc Hugh Check out my Facebook Page: Visit my YouTube Channel [00:00:25] chronic joint problems, chronic inflammation [00:00:30] autoimmune disease against your ow…
 
In this episode, Dr. Kharrazian goes over the primary mechanisms of histamine intolerance and mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS). But first, make sure you even have these conditions as these diagnoses are being tossed around a little too casually these days. While the low-histamine diet may reduce symptoms, it does not necessarily address the und…
 
Esther Perel is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author who is an expert on modern relationships. In this episode, Esther describes how being a child of parents who narrowly survived the Holocaust shaped and influenced her perspectives and ultimately led to her to a career in therapy. She discusses how the generational differences i…
 
Chronic bloating and abdominal distention are common gut health complaints. In this podcast, Dr. Kharrazian covers the primary causes of bloating and how to start implementing solutions. Multiple things can cause bloating, with the underlying mechanisms depending on the individual. You must work north-to-south in the GI tract to identify where your…
 
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Steve Austad is a distinguished professor of biology at the University of Alabama and director of one of the Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in aging biology. Steve's current research seeks to understand the underlying causes of aging, specifically with a long-term goal of developing medical interventions that slow the age-related decay of human…
 
Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function, impacts your skin, hair, nails, joints, body inflammation, systemic inflammation—all of which affect your physical appearance. The most common cause of hypothyroidism is an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto’s, a disorder that causes the immune system to attack and destroy the thyroid gland. It is an incura…
 
What happens to your health when your thyroid hormones are low? In this episode, Dr. Kharrazian talks about the various conditions that can cause low thyroid hormones, including Hashimoto’s disease, improper hormone conversion, and incorrect hormone replacement. He then goes through the impact of thyroid hormone deficiency on different systems in t…
 
In this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode, Peter and Bob dive deep into cancer screening, including why it’s important, what you need to know about a test, and Peter’s approach with patients. They specifically discuss various screening methods, explain important terms like sensitivity and specificity, and how layering and stacking different tests in …
 
Learn how to find out if you have abnormal sugar levels and, if you do, what are the solutions to fix that problem. Poor sugar regulation can cause you to be in a state of chronic inflammation! Buy Meter on Amazon Care Touch Diabetes Testing Kit – Care Touch Blood Glucose Meter, 100 Blood Test Strips, 1 Lancing Device, 30 gauge Lancets - 100 count …
 
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) states that five out of every 100 Americans over the age of 12 have hypothyroidism. The prevalence of this disease increases with age.(1) This makes hypothyroidism the most common disease arising from a hormonal insufficiency.(2) Gender is an influencing factor, as women are three to seven times more likely t…
 
Katherine Eban is an award-winning investigative journalist who previously appeared on The Drive to discuss the widespread fraud in the generic drug industry. In this episode, she discusses the content of her recent Vanity Fair article, which examined the evidence for the theory that the COVID-19 pandemic resulted from a virus lab escape as opposed…
 
Hugh Jackman is an award-winning actor and an overall fascinating and introspective individual. In this episode, Hugh reflects upon his acting career, including how he navigated many tough decisions that led to important professional turning points for him. Peter and Hugh have an intimate discussion related to handling professional criticism, self-…
 
Learn more about Dr. Hugh Wegwerth and his services on: SEE VIDEO ON YOUTUBE~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAzA4n6zigs Schedule a 20-minute Discovery call Send me a voice message if you have a questions Website: https://dochugh.com/ Doc Hugh Check out my Facebook Page: Visit my YouTube Channel 00:00:00] Hi community, this is doctor Hugh Wegwerth…
 
Gluten is a much more complex topic than most people realize. First of all, most gluten sensitivity testing is extremely limited as it only tests alpha gliadin. The truth is, people can react to many different portions of wheat, including the lectins in wheat agglutinin, and various other gliadans besides alpha gliadin. Unless you screen for an imm…
 
PANDAS and PANS are autoimmune brain disorders that affect children in the aftermath of a strep infection or other infections. Symptoms include sensory, emotional, or movement disorders. These conditions are often misunderstood, misdiagnosed, and inappropriately treated. In this talk, I explain what causes PANDAS and PANS, lab testing, management s…
 
Do you suffer from fatigue, brain fog, depression, cognitive issues, mood or psychiatric issues, or memory loss? A gluten sensitivity manifests neurologically in 2/3 of people — most people do not have gut symptoms in response to gluten. Researchers call gluten sensitivity a neurological disease. Yet gluten sensitivity is significantly under diagno…
 
Many people think their autoimmune management depends on diet. While diet plays a key role, it does not go the full distance for everyone. The autoimmune journey involves finding your underlying mechanisms and triggers. They are different for everyone...and they are not always obvious. First, you have to know what the possible triggers are. Researc…
 
It takes the average autoimmune patient 10 years and visiting 20 doctors before receiving an autoimmune diagnosis. There is very little medical training on autoimmunity and the disease must be quite advanced before doctors can intervene. In the meantime, patients suffer not knowing what to do. As a result, you must take charge of your own health an…
 
Gary Taubes is an investigative science and health journalist and a best-selling author. In this podcast, Gary explains how he developed a healthy skepticism for science as he was transitioning from being a physics major to beginning as a science journalist. He talks about how he was particularly drawn to sussing out “pathologic science,” telling t…
 
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Dr. Patricia Corby is Associate Professor of Oral Medicine and Associate Dean of Translational Research at Penn Dental Medicine. Her work focuses on the importance of providing dental services alongside critical public healthcare services, like cancer treatment. In this episode, Pat provides an overview of dental anatomy, the importance of oral hyg…
 
In this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode, Peter and Bob dive deep into blood glucose and why it matters so much with respect to metabolic health and longevity. They explain the need to pay close attention to metrics like average blood glucose, glucose variability, and peak glucose numbers. Additionally, Peter explains why he encourages all his patie…
 
Learn more about Dr. Hugh Wegwerth and his services on: SEE VIDEO ON YOUTUBE~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFYgJJUsoaM&t=12s Schedule a 20-minute Discovery call Send me a voice message if you have a questions Website: https://dochugh.com/ Doc Hugh Check out my Facebook Page: Visit my YouTube Channel [00:00:00] Again, this is Dr. Hugh Wegwerth [0…
 
Amanda Grant Smith is a geriatric psychiatrist with decades of experience treating patients with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. In this episode, Amanda shares how she developed a passion for geriatric psychiatry as a means to support dementia patients. She explains how to recognize, define, and diagnose dementia—a process that still remains some…
 
In this episode of Functional Medicine Research, I interview Palmer Kippola on how to beat autoimmune disease and her new book "Beat Autoimmune: The 6 Keys to Reverse Your Condition and Reclaim Your Health". We had a great talk walking through her F.I.G.H.T.S. protocol which includes food, infections, gut health, hormones, toxins, and stress.Our fo…
 
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Layne Norton is a physique coach, a natural professional bodybuilder and powerlifter, and holds a Ph.D. in nutritional sciences. In this episode, Layne explains how he became interested in weightlifting and fitness both professional and academically. He provides insights into preventing and managing injuries while using consistency and determinatio…
 
Learn more about Dr. Hugh Wegwerth and his services on: Schedule a 20 minute Discovery call Send me a voice message if you have a questions Website: https://dochugh.com/ Doc Hugh Check out my Facebook Page: Visit my YouTube Channel [00:00:10] Madeleine, and you were damaged by fluoroquinolones. [00:00:50] fluoroquinolones or antibiotics. [00:01:45]…
 
Sarah Hallberg is the Medical Director at Virta Health and a physician who has spent nearly two decades treating patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes. In the first half of this episode, Sarah discusses how she became a huge believer in the efficacy of carbohydrate restriction for the treatment of type 2 diabetes through her research and clinic…
 
Learn more about Dr. Hugh Wegwerth and his services on: Schedule a 20 minute Discovery call Send me a voice message if you have a questions Website: https://dochugh.com/ Doc Hugh Check out my Facebook Page: Visit my YouTube Channel The HCL Challenge [00:00:00] HCL challenge. hydrochloric acid [00:01:00] Fats, proteins and carbohydrates [00:01:42] S…
 
Functional medicine practitioners often take a “Foods First” approach, recommending dietary modifications to improve health. However, for those with low stomach acid, diet alone may not be enough to ensure adequate nutrition. Low stomach acid can impair digestive ability, causing nutritional deficiencies even in those individuals consuming an optim…
 
In this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode, Peter and Bob dive deep into nicotine, a complicated and interesting molecule that has effects on both the brain and the body. They analyze the results of the studies that describe nicotine’s cognitive benefits and potential for inducing weight loss. They talk about a smoking cessation technique called nicot…
 
Paul Offit is a pediatrician specializing in infectious diseases and an expert in virology and vaccine development. He currently serves on the FDA committee evaluating COVID-19 vaccines. In this episode, Paul’s second appearance on The Drive, he provides an update on all the SARS-CoV-2 vaccines currently deployed, explains why the concerns raised a…
 
In this episode of Functional Medicine Research, I interview Sally Norton in a discussion about how oxalates affect your thyroid and your health. We covered what oxalates are and how they can damage the body. We also discussed how oxalates affect gut health, liver health, thyroid health as well as all the symptoms and associated conditions connecte…
 
Peter Hotez is an internationally recognized physician-scientist in neglected tropical diseases and vaccine development. In this episode, they first follow up on the podcast episode (#158) with Brian Deer (the investigative journalist who exposed the complex and disturbing story behind the infamous 1998 Lancet paper by Andrew Wakefield linking the …
 
Do you have low SUB-OPTIMAL blood press like around 108/70! Have you checked your blood pressure at home? Low sub-optimal blood pressure can lead to an array of symptoms. Symptoms of Low-Sub-Optimal blood pressure cold hands cold feet brain fog brain fatigue fibromyalgia IBS fatigue light headedness shaking tremors poor circulation problems Learn m…
 
Brian Deer is an award-winning investigative journalist best known for his coverage of the pharmaceutical industry. In this episode, he and Peter discuss the content of his book, The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Science, Deception, and the War on Vaccines, which exposes the complex and disturbing story behind the infamous 1998 Lancet paper by Andre…
 
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In this episode of Functional Medicine Research, I interview Dr. Theodore Belfor in a discussion on cranial facial development and airway resistance. If you have read James Nestor's new book "Breath" then you are aware of Dr. Belfor's work.We talked about the causes of abnormal cranial development and how this causes airway resistance and a number …
 
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