Many of us think of medical testing ordered by our doctor as something to fear because it often isn’t ordered in conventional medicine offices unless the doctor fears something is wrong. Conventional medicine also tends to have a relatively narrow range of testing they will order on a patient, at least at a primary care doctor. What's more, many of those tests are designed to show only large departures from normal- you either do or don’t have a condition- the reference ranges are designed to quickly pick out those that meet the threshold to be treated by the standard of care and for prescription drugs.
New Year’s Day has come and gone, and for many people, so has their commitment to their New Year’s Resolutions. So why do so many people fail to keep their resolutions and give up well before January is over? How can you salvage your resolutions and keep them going strong throughout the year? Here’s a list of some ideas to get you back on track and help accomplish those health goals for the year.
On today’s episode of Rethink my Health, Dr. Gez Agolli welcomes Dr. Lee Howard on the show to discuss gut health. Dr. Howard is a board-certified general surgeon, a cosmetic surgeon, and a functional medicine practitioner. They dicuss: What are the fundamental keystones to healthy gut function? What does our conventional medical system get wrong about gut health? Why aren’t more healthcare practitioners taught these key fundamentals in medical school?
Most of us have probably dieted at one time or another- usually to lose weight, but sometimes for other reasons as well. You might have even tried one version or another of an “extreme diet”, maybe because you wanted to lose weight fast because nothing else seemed to work, or because of dietary restrictions or choices.
On today’s episode of Rethink my health, Dr. Gez Agolli and Dr. Cheryl Burdette will be talking NMN and Anti-Aging. What is NMN? NMN is a precursor to something called NAD+. NAD+ is a compound that your body created in the cell and is used in energy production. In other words, NAD+ is crucial for the basic functionality of the cell.
Dr. Gez Agolli and Dr. Cheryl Burdette will be talking about Adrenal Health – The Stress Gland. Listen in to the team discuss how stressors in our environment have a physiological effect on our body and our health. The team will then dive into natural and integrative strategies to support adrenal function.
How to find hope for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Functional medicine doctors recognize that this is a real illness and will listen to you and treat the core problems while helping you deal with the symptoms.
Welcome to episode 9 of the Rethink my Health podcast where we discuss healthcare topics that matter the most. We get to the root cause and empower you, the listener, to take charge of your health. On today’s episode of Rethink my health, Dr. Gez Agolli and Dr. Cheryl Burdette will be talking about Gut Health - Why Food Allergy Testing Matters.
More of us are living longer, but the real question is what is the QUALITY of that life as we age. There is a big difference between preparing to be healthy until the age of 46 and preparing to be healthy until the age of 76. Will the last 20 years of your life be robust and filled with satisfying endeavors? Or will you limp along from health challenge to health challenge?
Welcome to episode 8 of the Rethink my Health podcast where we discuss healthcare topics that matter the most. We get to the root cause and empower you, the listener, to take charge of your health. On today’s episode of Rethink my health, Dr. Gez Agolli and Dr. Cheryl Burdette will be talking about why you need to be taking Glutathione.
Sermorelin is a synthetically made version of the peptide Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (GHRH), which is responsible for stimulating natural growth hormone production. Also known as Growth Hormone Releasing Factor and GRF 1-29, it helps stimulate increased secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland. This stimulation of growth hormone production helps increase muscle mass, decrease body fat, enhance recovery, improve sleep, enhance flexibility and joint health, and improve overall health and wellness.
Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1), also known as Somatomedin C, is a peptide related to insulin that helps encourage normal bone and muscle growth and helps decrease blood glucose levels. Bodybuilders have known for years that IGF-1 helps cells to burn fat and increase lean body mass. In fact, this peptide can accelerate weight gain attributed to an increase in muscle mass while keeping the fat off. It can improve energy during a workout and help recovery time after one. So how does this work? IGF-1 has been found to increase in the body after resistance exercise and increase the creation of lean muscle mass.