Ep 52 with Dr Gina Serraiocco


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Bolstering the most powerful tool we have against COVID-19👉 our own immune system. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Dr Gina Serraiocco works on the frontline. She has seen the effects of COVID-19 firsthand and has not only diagnosed but has successfully treated over 100 sufferers of the virus. As a board-certified internal medicine and integrative medicine physician here in California’s Silicon Valley with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Dr Gina is a major advocate of adopting simple lifestyle changes to improve health outcomes. ⠀⠀⠀ While we all wait for a vaccine and pharmaceutical treatment methods, Dr Gina talks us through some evidence-based steps for supporting immune function to help your body fight off a virus. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Episode 52 covers: 🔹when people with COVID-19 are at their most contagious 🔹lowering unhelpful inflammation 🔹eating for good health 🔹the effect of citrus peel and green tea on your immune system 🔹stress and immunity 🔹an easy breathing meditation 🔹the exercise proven to be best for your immune system 🔹what’s vitamin P and why would we want it? 🔹evidence for vitamin D 🔹vitamin C plus zinc during an infection - research, and lozenge or capsule? 🔹why Dr Gina takes quercetin 🔹melatonin research 🔹the reason hydroxychloroquine may have helped some people 🔹why those taking Pepcid appeared to fare better against COVID-19 🔹supporting immunity during pregnancy 🔹(bonus topic) preventing dementia with habits for a healthy brain 🔹and what it feels like to be a doctor on the frontline of a global pandemic Here’s the link to Dr Gina’s presentation on the prevention and reversal of early dementia and Alzheimer’s (mentioned in the podcast): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_w2_sNbv6L4 Dr Gina’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyWpvAmtpq87Hq9V1nwO0dQ The healthHackers YouTube channel: youtube.com/HealthHackers For articles, podcasts, mini clips, health-tech review videos, guest episodes and to sign up for the monthly newsletter 👉 https://healthhackers.org/ 🟥Common sense caution: Anything you hear or see within healthHackers content should not be considered personal or medical advice. You’ve all heard it before, so you know the score - always talk to your own health provider about your concerns.👌

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