LLA Ep.#232: Dr. Mark Gordon - The Importance of DHEA, Pregnenolone, hormone optimization to combat depression

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LLA Ep. #232: LLA Show fan favorite guest, Dr. Mark Gordon, returns to discuss the following:

  • Dr. Gordon shares his recent trip to Southeast Asia, and talks about the growing demand for hormone optimization in Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia
  • Dr. Gordon describes his sleep pattern and how having optimized hormones can make getting 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep difficult for him
  • Dr. Gordon talks the importance of DHEA, melatonin, and addressing inflammation in the brain
  • What is the relationship between thyroid function and depression
  • What is the importance of Glutathione
  • How important is mineral supplementation in terms of hormone optimization
  • How has pregnenolone been a game changer for Dr. Gordon's patients and how can it help with narcotics and alcohol withdrawal, sleep disorders, as well as helping to address anxiety
  • What percentage of hormone levels does Dr. Gordon look for in terms of hormone optimization for his patients
  • When can "thoughts and prayers"actually be beneficial to hormone optimization
  • Why do men need estradiol and testosterone for optimal libido
  • Why does Dr. Gordon feel the total testosterone number is worthless and focuses on the free testosterone

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