Dr. Jill Carnahan: Overcoming Toxic Load and Autoimmune Diseases + How to Heal Your Gut

Dr. Jill Carnahan: Overcoming Toxic Load and Autoimmune Diseases + How to Heal Your Gut

In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Dr. Scott Sherr is joined by guest Dr. Jill Carnahan to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

  • How does surpassing the toxic load threshold in our bodies lead to health implications, and how is our environment contributing to this toxic load?
  • What is the link between a weakened immune system, excessive toxic load, and the development of autoimmune diseases, chronic illnesses, and infections?
  • What role does diet play in managing gut health conditions such as Celiac disease, gluten intolerance, and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)?

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Dr. Joseph Rosado: Medical Cannabis, Endocannabinoid System, and Personalized Treatment

Dr. Joseph Rosado: Medical Cannabis, Endocannabinoid System, and Personalized Treatment

In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Jodi Duval is joined by guest Dr. Joseph Rosado to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

  • How does the history of cannabis and societal perceptions influence its current use and stigma in the medical field?
  • What is the significance of the endocannabinoid system, particularly in relation to women's health, and how does cannabis interact with it?
  • How does genetic testing influence personalized cannabis treatment, and what role does it play in Dr. Rosado's personal use of cannabis products?

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Dr. Kris Smith: Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy, Glioblastoma, and Brain Health

Dr. Kris Smith: Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy, Glioblastoma, and Brain Health

In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Dr. Scott Sherr is joined by guest Dr. Kris Smith to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

  • What is the role of metabolic therapy in the treatment of brain tumors and how does it interact with traditional treatments such as radiation therapy?
  • How could a ketogenic diet potentially offer a new pathway in the treatment of brain tumors like glioblastoma, and what factors should be considered due to its variable effects from patient to patient?
  • Why is it important to consider individual genetic variations and the impact of lifestyle on brain health, and how can maintaining a healthy lifestyle contribute to better outcomes in brain health?

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Jodi Duval: Medical Cannabis, the Endocannabinoid System, + Minor Cannabinoids

Jodi Duval: Medical Cannabis, the Endocannabinoid System, + Minor Cannabinoids

In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Boomer Anderson is joined by guest Jodi Duval to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

  • What is the history and role of various components of cannabis, including THC, CBD, and other cannabinoids, in medicine, and how does their research into the impact on the endocannabinoid system pave the way for further exploration in the field?
  • What is the 'Entourage Effect' and how does the combined effect of different cannabinoids and terpenes found in cannabis, particularly their anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, neuro-protective, and sedative effects, indicate the vast potential of cannabis in healthcare?
  • Why is understanding and measuring endocannabinoid tone, which can impact pain threshold, digestion, mood, and sleep, important and how can genetic testing, symptomology, and tracking be used to assess it? What is the significance of working with a knowledgeable practitioner with medicinal cannabis?

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Reshaping Your Sleep Schedule to Beat Sleep Deprivation + Boost REM Sleep

Reshaping Your Sleep Schedule to Beat Sleep Deprivation + Boost REM Sleep

In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Boomer Anderson is joined by Dr. Ted Achacoso and Dr. Scott Sherr to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

  • Why is sleep essential for both our physical and mental health and what techniques can be employed to optimize sleep quality?
  • How to improve sleep quality and which supplements help?
  • What changes in lifestyle can cause alterations in an individual's chronotype and sleep patterns?

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The Health Optimization Medicine and Practice Symposium Recap

The Health Optimization Medicine and Practice Symposium Recap

In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Boomer Anderson is joined by Dr. Ted Achacoso and Dr. Scott Sherr to discuss the first Health Optimization Medicine and Practice symposium, and give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

  • How does the Health Optimization Medicine and Practice (HOMe/HOPe) approach use science and technology to detect and correct imbalances in our bodies, and how can it benefit individuals from elite athletes to cancer patients?
  • What is the pivotal role of GABA, cannabinoids, microbiota, and ketones in health optimization?
  • What is the future of health optimization symposiums and how does the concept of community play a significant role in the learning and sharing of knowledge in this field?

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    Dr. Craig Koniver: Health Optimization in Performance Medicine with Peptides, Light Therapy, and Methylene Blue

    Dr. Craig Koniver: Health Optimization in Performance Medicine with Peptides, Light Therapy, and Methylene Blue

    In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, our guest Dr. Craig Koniver joins our host Jodi Duval to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

    • What is the role of performance medicine in health optimization?
    • How can Intravenous (IV) therapy, methylene blue, light therapies, and peptides significantly boost one's quality of life?
    •  How can peptides aid in athlete recovery and what are the regulations surrounding their use in sports?

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    Gary Wolf: Personal Science, the Quantified Self, and Artificial Intelligence

    Gary Wolf: Personal Science, the Quantified Self, and Artificial Intelligence

    In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, our guest Gary Wolf joins our host Boomer Anderson to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

    • What is the Quantified Self movement and how does it utilize data to improve personal understanding and health?
    • How does participant-led research and personal science play a significant role in healthcare and understanding our health better?
    • What are the implications of artificial intelligence on public health and the potential role of large language models in advancing participant-led research in health decision-making?

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    Dr. Jack Kruse: Decentralizing Medicine, Exploring Tech's Impact on Health, and Shaping Future Healthcare

    Dr. Jack Kruse: Decentralizing Medicine, Exploring Tech's Impact on Health, and Shaping Future Healthcare

    In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, our guest Dr. Jack Kruse joins our host Dr. Ted Achacoso to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

    • How has the COVID-19 pandemic influenced the shift towards decentralized medicine and what role does patient informed consent and medical freedom play in this shift?
    • What is the impact of centralized medicine on naturopathic doctors, chiropractors, and Eastern medicine practitioners, and how can this be addressed by decentralized medicine?
    • What are the implications of technology on public health, specifically in terms of electronic health records, and how it can potentially undermine or enhance the healthcare system?

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    Dr. Bobby Azarian: Exploring the Depths of Neuroscience, Evolution, and Consciousness

    Dr. Bobby Azarian: Exploring the Depths of Neuroscience, Evolution, and Consciousness

    In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, our guest Dr. Bobby Azarian joins our host Dr. Ted Achacoso to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

    • How does the neuroscience of belief and cognitive biases, such as confirmation bias and the Dunning-Kruger effect, impact our resistance to changing beliefs and our approach to epistemic foraging?
    • In what ways can understanding the concept of hierarchical emergence in the universe, and viewing everything from ant colonies to nations as a single organism, contribute to our understanding of consciousness, self-modeling, and mental resilience?
    • How can the exploration of theories such as the Bayesian brain hypothesis, neuroDarwinism, terror management theory, and Cleodynamics enhance our understanding of the human mind, the universe, and the potential for predicting chaotic events?

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    Dan Pardi: Understanding GHB, the Four-Part Model of Behavior Change + How to Define and Measure Health

    Dan Pardi: Understanding GHB, the Four-Part Model of Behavior Change + How to Define and Measure Health

    In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, our guest Dan Pardi joins our host Dr. Scott Sherr to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

    • How does GHB affect sleep and longevity and what is its role as an allosteric modulator of GABA-A receptors?

    • What is the four-part model of behavior change and why is it important to note that knowledge alone isn't enough to bring about lasting change?

    • How can tracking our behavior help us stay mindful of our daily habits and what are the benefits and potential pitfalls of this approach?

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    Dr. Patrick Hanaway: Beyond Conventional Medicine: An Exploration into Diagnostics and Functional Medicine

    Dr. Patrick Hanaway: Beyond Conventional Medicine: An Exploration into Diagnostics and Functional Medicine

    In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, our guest Dr. Patrick Hanaway joins our host Boomer Anderson to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

    • What is the NutreVal Metabolomics Test and how does it transform the approach to understanding patients' unique nutritional needs?
    • How can diagnostic testing and understanding the metabolites produced by the microbiome significantly contribute to functional medicine?
    • What are the five critical factors identified for the long-term management of long COVID, and how has his work with the Vidaig people of Sierra Madres, Mexico influenced his approach to treating this condition?

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