Welcome to episode 12 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 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. He is the founder of Compass Cellular, A Nashville, TN alternative medical clinic. Dr. Agolli and Dr. Howard discuss conventional medicine and share their stories and observations about both the strengths and weaknesses of conventional medicine. Dr. Howard shares his stories as a medical student, resident, and then a practicing surgeon. Dr. Howard has had a very personal journey with integrative and functional medicine that emerged and grew after facing his own health challenges. It was functional and integrative strategies during his personal health journey that ultimately helped ignite his passion for functional and integrative medicine as a cornerstone of his professional career.
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? Listen in to hear Dr. Agolli and Dr. Howard discuss gut health on our Rethink my Health podcast.