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We're back from a bit of a hiatus. Things got busy over the holidays, and we've been trying to do some changes to the podcast as well. You should start seeing podcasts at our regular bi-monthly schedule now.
This episode of the podcast we have guest Andrew Marr. Andrew is a Special Forces Green Beret, Co-Founder of Warrior Angels Foundation, and author of TALES FROM THE BLAST FACTORY: A Brain Injured Special Forces Green Beret's Journey Back From The Brink. His book is also being made into a full feature documentary titled Quiet Explosions. Andrew is an MBA candidate at Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management. Andrew is married to Becky, the love of his life, and together they have five children and are expecting twin boys in March of 2018.
00:00 – Introduction 2:08 – Andrew Marr’s background 5:50 – Different ways one can sustain a TBI and military conditions effects 8:45 – What lead to Andrew’s TBI 11:05 – Andrew’s symptoms and experience of TBI 17:05 – The NICoE process (National Intrepid Center of Excellence) 19:05 – How Andrew turned it all around 24:08 – Where Andrew went next (treatments he tried) 28:36 – The misconception of treating hormonal issues 31:07 – Ketogenic diet and exogenous ketones 32:15 – Review and summary of Andrew’s treatments 34:17 – Commitment to help others – Warrior Angels Foundation and Tales From The Blast Factory 37:45 – Robb’s thoughts on Andrew’s work 40:25 – Where to find more info from Andrew