Month: February 2018

#173: Richard Lin, CEO Thryve – Genetic Testing for Your Gut Microbiome

In this episode you will learn • Why Gut health continues to be essential for overall health • What microbe RNA can tell you about your gut health • What you need to sample to to measure your microbiome Several years ago Richard Lin became ill after taking course of antibiotics. And ended up being hospitalized. Wondered…

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#172: Dr. Rob Abbott – Making sense of our last interview with Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker

This episode is a special look back at last week’s interview with Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker (#171) to help us all make sense of what Dr. Shoemaker was talking about. Helping us do that is our good friend, Dr. Rob Abbott. Dr. Rob Abbott is a first year family medicine resident at the Virginia Commonwealth University…

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#171: Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker – What happens to your genes when you get Lyme

In this episode you will learn: • What antibiotic use does to your mitochondria • The role statins play in epigenetics • How antibiotics may be doing you more harm than good Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker has been the leader in the field of research into the effects of toxic mold on the human body, and has collaborated…

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#170: MM Drymon, PhD – The ancient history of Lyme disease and tick-borne infections

In this episode you will learn: • The ancestor of borellia that was preserved in amber • How Neanderthal DNA might effect modern human immune systems • Why European noblemen might have had more exposure to Lyme Disease than their peasant countrymen. M.M. Drymon, PhD is an historian and writer who lives on the coast…

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