Month: July 2018

#195: Joey Thomas – Infra Red Saunas for Lyme Disease

In this episode you will learn:

• What kind of infrared light is the best therapy for lyme disease
• Why you shouldn’t jump in a shower right after getting out of an infrared sauna
• What doctors are using infrared therapy for

Joey Thomas is the medical account manager at Sunlighten. She has been with the company for 12 years and became fascinated with saunas and their health benefits after living in Finland.

#194 – Sharon Whiteman – CEO, Lyme Disease Association of Australia

In this episode you will learn:

• The protocol Sharon Whiteman used to control her Lyme Disease
• Why adhering to the 1970s definition of Lyme disease is hurting Australians
• What the most common misdiagnosis of Lyme Disease is in Australia
• Why Lyme Disease should be considered as an emerging disease

Sharon Whiteman is the CEO of Lyme Disease Association of Australia, and a triple certificate clinical nurse. Sharon has worked in the field of health and wellness for almost 40 years. She was an Intensive Care Unit nurse for 20 years.

She has been part of the Lyme Disease Association of Australia since it was founded in 2009, whose goals are to advocate for sick individuals, facilitate best practices, and educate both medical communities and the Australian public about tick-born disease in Australia.

#193: Christina Tsai, Head of Research and Development – Thryve Gut Health

In this episode you will learn:

• The top three most important gut bacteria
• What genetics influence what bacteria grow in the microbiome
• And a surprising way to increase gut bacteria diversity

Christina Tsai is the head of research and development at Thryve. She earned a Ph.D in Biological Chemistry from Texas A&M University, and a post-doctoral fellowship in Bioengineering from Stanford University.

Before joining Thryve she was the co-founder and Chief Science Officer of a company called Epibiome. At Thryve she develops microbiome profiling tests, and formulated Thryve’s probiotic blends.

#192: Erin Murphy & Debra Heald, ND – Microbiome health and testing with Viome

In this episode you will learn:

• What Oxilates are and what they do for you
• The relationship between Oxilates and Theracurmin
• What causes your gut microbiome to activate
• What shows up in your microbiome that shows your gut is inflamed
• The new role artificial intelligence has in personalized health

Erin Murphy became symptomatic in highschool with fatigue, depression, and anxiety. She eventually turned to nutrition to try and control her symptoms and attended Maryland University of Integrative Health to receive her Masters in Nutrition. Her journey to health has been over the course of 16 years. She now works as a Computer Tech and lives in Philadelphia.

Dr. Heald started her career in healthcare as a registered nurse, graduating in 1979. In 2008, after 18 years as a nurse and 6 years as a financial consultant, she graduated in 2008 from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. She started her own naturopath clinic, has been working as a Naturopath since, and received her fellowship in Functional and Restorative Medicine in 2012. In 2017 She began working for Viome and is now the team lead for translational sciences. Also known as “programming functional and preventative medicine into AI on a whole new level of bioscience.”