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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and hormone deficiencies – DrG talks with Dr. Mark Gordon

This week DrG talks with Dr. Mark Gordon, MD expert in hormone replenishment therapy, and a pioneer in uncovering the science behind TBI (traumatic brain injury) and hormonal deficiencies. Through his work, he has saved hundreds of veterans from suicide, and helped many other people regain their quality of life.

In this episode they cover:
-DrG’s story of his dad and the effects of his stroke
-TBIs and neuroendcrionlogy (brain chemistry). Brain injury = brain inflammation = brain dysfunction & depletion of neurosteroids
-Testosterone’s effects on the body and brain. How it can help Alzheimer’s disease
-Dr. Gordon’s journey into hormone replacement, and into brain injury and hormonal deficiency
-Psychiatric illness (anxiety, depression, ADHD, and more) and hormones
-How you don’t need to have a “big” brain trauma like a concussion or big accident to have brain trauma
-Do women need testosterone?
-Low testosterone and sleep disturbances
-Do hormones cause cancer?
-Brain injury can continue to worsen for 17 years after the injury
-What to do if you or someone you know has a head injury to protect them
-Is PTSD due to brain trauma that wasn’t treated?
-A veteran who went from suicidal and hospitalized to thriving with appropriate hormone treatment
-Hormones for treating substance abuse
-Hormones for treating treatment resistant anxiety and depression

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Beyond the High – Part 2 – Medical Marijuana – DrG talks with Nichole Pickering

They discuss forms of cannabis – vaporizing, edibles, topicals – what’s best for various conditions. They also discuss cannabis strains – sativa vs indica vs hybrids, as well as the major compounds in cannabis THC vs CBD vs CBN.

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Beyond the High – Medical Marijuana – Part 1 – DrG talks to Nichole Pickering

In Part 1 of this two part series, DrG talks with Nichole Pickering, a patient and advocate for medical marijuana.

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CBD – Treatment for Epilepsy, Anxiety, and Inflammation – DrG talks with Jordan of Jambo Super Foods

CBD (cannabinadiol) an extract of cannabis or marijuana. People are using it to help treat epilepsy, anxiety, insomnia, and inflammation?…

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The Natural Treatment of Insomnia – Part 2

What are lifestyle based things you can do to beat insomnia and get a better night’s sleep? For Part 1…

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The Natural Treatment of Insomnia – Part 1

While our expertise is helping people with digestive issues and autoimmunity, many people we work with are suffering from insomnia….

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Is Melatonin Safe for Kids?

In this episode Dr. Gerstmar discusses: -The use of melatonin for kids -Is melatonin and supplements dangerous? -Other factors you…

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Two More Ideas for the Treatment of RLS

While we specialize in helping people with digestive issues and autoimmunity, enough people have come to us who are also…

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Pills for Stress

Chronic stress hurts. It raises your blood pressure, it shuts down your digestion and it causes your brain cells to…

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