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The problem of using bike sharing services without a helmet; The annoying Prior Authorization burden for primary care doctors; Walking prevents hypertension; Testing and advice for toxins from fungi; Dr. Bredesen’s treatment for Alzheimer’s disease; The effect of the microbiome of the vagina for HP…
CRISPR editing was secretly used on humans in China; The lack of accountability of medical device manufacturers world-wide; The toxic remains from forest fires are a serious environmental hazard; Causes and remedies for neck pain; Tests to see if your high cholesterol is a problem for coronary arte…
Study shows that Alternative medicine approaches to cancer help but should not replace conventional treatment; The problems with nanoparticles in sunscreens; Can I do anything to reduce floaters in my eyes? Interpreting common blood tests to predict recurrence of cancer; Saw Palmetto and Chinese he…
Functional MRI shows that crocodiles hear music like mammals; Dark chocolate with more than 70% cacao is a serious brain food! Functional Medicine approach to medicine is defined, e.g., pain control without opiates; Nutmeg helps prevent liver damage from toxins; Drinking baking soda is anti-inflamm…
Details of the various stages of tumor development and various approaches to treatment of cancer; Dealing with antibiotics for C. difficile infection after diverticulitis; A form of niacin helps many diseases and has anti-aging properties; A conversation about heavy metal toxicity and the best ways…
Probiotics to use with antibiotics; Neurocognitive effects on children with lots of antibiotics during infancy; Association with asthma and obesity; Bad health side effects of antibiotics; Does removing a tumor cause the cancer to spread? New Alzheimer's drug reduces amyloid plaque but has side eff…
New wound dressing uses Vitamin D; Treating a urinary tract infection in someone with MRSA; New treatment for phenylketonuria; Treatments for scabies such as neem oil; The drug WAY-316606 failed for osteoporisis, but it stimulates hair growth; Titanium dioxide in sunscreen; Antihistiamines will pro…
Avoiding deep venous thrombosis, colds and other advice when traveling in planes; FDA approves a new continuous glucose monitor; Conservative changes in the Health and Human Services department policies; Discussion of EMF health issues such as cell phones and WiFi on airplanes; Another caller discu…
Dr. Dawn teaches the Functional Medicine approach to pain control to Army doctors at Walter Reed Hospital; Baby wipes linked to increase in food allergies in babies; How to deal with kidney cysts; HEPA filters will protect against fine particles from smoke pollution; CDC report details rise in inse…
New shingles vaccine Shingrix does not have many risks of the old vaccine; The benefits of the probiotic bacteria Akkermansia muciniphila; Review of Dr. Dawn’s advice for heartburn; More about avoiding proton pump inhibitors -- the case of erosive esophagitis; Using methylated B12 and folate vitami…
Is there a link between my constipation and heart rhythm problems? Very interesting exposition of the epigenetics of food and effects of diet; Probiotic imprinting before birth and much more about the complexities of the microbiome; Numb toes is a symptom of small fiber peripheral neuropathy -- the…
Finally - A male contraceptive gel; How to verify if ingredients in supplements are accurate; Eating lots of greens such as spinach is shown to help prevent Alzheimers disease; Ketogenic diet can help lose weight reverse diabetes; The causes, symptoms and diagnosis of spinal stenosis; A discussion …
Fast food diet increases inflammation and activates the immune system; Surfers have a higher amount of drug-resistant bacteria in their gut compared to swimmers; Melanoma is a dangerous cancer that is hard for the immune system to detect; Definition of obesity via the BMI calculation; A question ab…
Methylphenidate, Ritalin, may help with apathy and depression in early-stage Alzheimer's disease; Research supports that lowering inflammation helps treat Alzheimer's disease; A guide to researching medical information, such as effects of a supplement or herb on detoxification; Why do I feel faint …
Placebo-controlled study shows no long-term benefit from cardiac stents; Long-term use of bisphosphonates for osteoporosis actually increase fracture rates; Lions mane mushroom for menopausal hot flashes won’t register on illegal drug test; Getting off proton pump inhibitors used for a hiatal herni…
Tattoo pigments degrade into particles that are detected in lymph nodes; Understanding stem cells role in psoriasis may lead to new treatments; Safe recommendations for hemorrhoids and advice for hydration; What is ashwagandha used for? The importance of sleep; Tryptophan and a probiotic that helps…
The opiate addiction crisis lets insurance companies restrict valid prescriptions for chronic pain; More warnings about cardiac side effects from chronic use of proton pump inhibitors; Probiotics for diarrhea and many other purposes -- consumers need to push for probiotics in hospitals; Can I get e…
The Clostridium difficile problem in hospitals is a side effect of antibiotic use; Who should get the new very expensive Hepatitis C drug? A new expensive heart disease drug; Curcumin is more bioavailable from turmeric powder if taken with 10% black pepper; Migraine headaches are explained and how …
New methods to make jellyfish palatable will help future food shortages; Moderate drinking linked to good cognitive health in old age; A diabetes drug is found to help with Parkinson’s disease; Sunscreen made from DNA works better the longer it is used; Black widow spider bite might have long-term …
Discussion of new single-payer healthcare bill being considered in California; Melatonin helps reduce frequency and duration of chronic migraines compared to other drugs; Steroid therapy for poison oak, pain etc. has substantial risk of sepsis, embolisms and fractures; Using fecal globin test to av…
The genetics of cognitive empathy; Supplements like resveratrol, curcumin and green tea are good nutritional approaches to fighting cancer; More support for connections between the gut microbiome, probiotics and the brain; Epigenetics explains how adverse childhood experiences greatly increase the …
New information about the Zika virus; prostate cancer screening; Diet and cancer; Anxiety medication and non-drug solutions; Norovirus; Irritable bowel syndrome and other digestive issues; Hydration in elders with kidney problems
Dr. Dawn reviews the Republican Congress healthcare bill, the American Health Care Act; Why many women don’t experience orgasms; Nutritional advice to help hormone imbalances causing acne from Polycystic ovary syndrome; Decreased libido after a hysterectomy can be helped with testosterone supplemen…
Research by Dr. Dale Bredesen details amyloid protein physiology and tests a mostly-nutritional plan for reversing the dementia of Alzheimer's disease; Turmeric and stretching to help plantar fasciitis; Inadequate stomach acid is often the cause of GERD, bloating and gas symptoms
Details about how the Zika virus affects the brain; Review of the gene editing system, CRISPR-Cas9; Health effects of marathon gaming include death; The complex question: What is the optimal and sustainable diet? The good and bad sides of fasting voluntarily or in the hospital; All about blood pres…
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Podcast Details
Started
Sep 18th, 2016
Latest Episode
Mar 11th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
48
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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