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Dr. Berkson’s “Bits & Pieces”: Leaky Gut & Food (#136)

2019-09-06T09:43:21-05:00

This is a power packed one-hour show with Dr. Berkson. In this show you will learn: The controversies and science of leaky gut. Which conditions are definitively linked, and which are possibly linked? Nutrients and hormones that heal. Tight junctions and adhesive proteins. Protein that disassembles: zonulin. Endurance exercise, NSAIDs and pregnancy and leaky gut. Food has been in the scientific journals this week, so you will hear about: Mediterranean-Style diet and its effects on brain cortical thickness. Foods linked to increased risk of cancers and foods that are protective White vs. Red meat vs. plant-based foods’ effects on cholesterol. Ultra-processed [...]

Dr. Berkson’s “Bits & Pieces”: Leaky Gut & Food (#136)2019-09-06T09:43:21-05:00

Pomegranates – Unique Medical Food (#132)

2019-06-28T14:40:45-05:00

Pomegranates are as close to a miracle food as Mother Nature gets. Pomegranates protect your heart, safeguard your estrogens, “sensitize” insulin receptors better than many diabetic drugs without nasty side effects, slow down aging, and fight cancer.Pomegranates fight against lots of bad stuff:Anti-inflammatoryAnti-oxidantAnti-bad cholesterolAnti-heart diseaseAnti-kidney diseaseAnti-cognitive diseaseAnti-diabeticAnti-obesityAnti-carcinogenicPomegranates support a lot of good actions:Pro-nitric oxide availability and levelsPro-kidney healthPro-blood vessel healthPro-heart healthPro-bone healthPro-immune supportivePro-mitochondrial supportPro-brain protectionIn this show you will learn exactly how pomegranates protect heart health:Makes APOCIII genetic glitches work better.Lowers bad cholesterolLowers Oxidized CholesterolMakes cholesterol less dangerous and less sticky.Boosts enzymes that keep blood fats healthier.Reduces size of plaque (atherosclerotic [...]

Pomegranates – Unique Medical Food (#132)2019-06-28T14:40:45-05:00

Testosterone Therapy for Breast Cancer Survivors – The Science and Mechanisms (#121)

2019-06-28T14:40:55-05:00

In this show, Dr. Berkson reviews the science and safety of testosterone therapy for some breast cancer survivors. Dr. Berkson walks you through the studies. You hear how and why testosterone (T) might be a safe answer for some breast cancer patients to improve quality of life and reduce the rate of recurrence. In this show you’ll learn about:How maleness protects femaleness (how T protects breast tissue).The differences between estrogen receptor alpha and beta.All about 3β-Adiol. In both genders.How T protects prostate tissue.The shadow side and controversy of T.Aromatase enzymes.The Estrogen Quotient.The Testosterone Metabolic Profile.The ratios of metabolites of female hormones (estrogens) [...]

Testosterone Therapy for Breast Cancer Survivors – The Science and Mechanisms (#121)2019-06-28T14:40:55-05:00

How and Why to Get Your “Happy” On (#120)

2019-06-28T14:40:55-05:00

People want to be happy. Why? Science is showing that happy people live longer and have better health. But getting your “happy on” leans on your physical, emotional and cognitive habits.  In this show Dr. Berkson discusses: How to cultivate happy. Why peace is more sustainable and desirable than happy. In this show you’ll learn what do to become more peaceful and congruent inside your body suit. Dr. Berkson’s explores the science showing that happiness and optimism effect health issues like breast cancer and high blood pressure. Did you know there is World Happiness Report 2017, sponsored by the NIH? It names Norway the world’s happiest [...]

How and Why to Get Your “Happy” On (#120)2019-06-28T14:40:55-05:00

Want to be a “Game Changer” and win at life? Dr. Berkson’s Interview with Bulletproof’s AMAZING Dave Asprey!

2019-02-06T12:45:07-06:00

I love Dave Asprey. So does much of the world. We always wait in anticipation of his newest book. A few weeks ago Dave wrote me that he referenced my work and our podcast together in Game Changers: What Leaders & Mavericks Do to Win at Life. He wanted to know if I would pass on this, his latest greatest book, with you, my tribe? So, Dave and I got together for quick chat. Here is our interview on how to make the changes in your life you long to make, in this New Year! Enjoy!   Why did you write [...]

Want to be a “Game Changer” and win at life? Dr. Berkson’s Interview with Bulletproof’s AMAZING Dave Asprey!2019-02-06T12:45:07-06:00

Flaxseeds -Good or Bad for Your Breasts and Hormones? (#118)

2019-06-28T14:40:56-05:00

A fan wrote Dr. Berkson a note stating that certain health gurus on the Internet were warning against flaxseeds, especially for high-risk women. So she asked if Dr. Berkson could do a show on flaxseeds? This show is the answer to that question.Dr. Berkson tackles the science and safety of flaxseeds head on, and gives you a complete picture of the question: To flax or not to flax?”You also learn what flaxseeds offer for those of us carrying a little extra weight.Guest Resources & Links We would be so appreciative if you would share the podcast on your social media channels. Please [...]

Flaxseeds -Good or Bad for Your Breasts and Hormones? (#118)2019-06-28T14:40:56-05:00

Healing When It Seems Impossible with Dr. Shiroko Sokitch, MD (#117)

2019-09-06T09:51:50-05:00

Shiroko Sokitch MD is a physician who blends Chinese and Western techniques with a deeply spiritual and emotional blend to help patients with complex medical conditions finally get well. Dr. Sokitch worked as an emergency room doc but also went to acupuncture college. She realized that allopathic medicine was just one path and needed to be combined with more tools to help people with complicated conditions finally achieve brilliant wellness. Dr. S’s new book – Healing When It Seems Impossible – 7 Keys to Defy the Odds, puts all that she has learned into one place for you. In this interview with Dr. [...]

Healing When It Seems Impossible with Dr. Shiroko Sokitch, MD (#117)2019-09-06T09:51:50-05:00

Biohacking – Molecules of Mass Destruction that “Drive Disease” and “natural answers” to beat them (#116)

2019-09-06T13:47:33-05:00

Why do we get ill? What molecules lurk beneath the surface that act as the “molecules of mass destruction" that put your tissues at risk? If we could identify these molecules, and, if elevated, bring them down to optimal levels, would we reverse disease, pain, and even resistant obesity?This show takes an in-depth look at two main molecules that help initiate and propel diseases such as heart, kidney, diabetes, obesity and even cognitive decline. Research on these molecules, galectin-3 and TMAO,  comes from respected academic institutions and has been replicated and published in peer review literature.These molecules are the new terrain [...]

Biohacking – Molecules of Mass Destruction that “Drive Disease” and “natural answers” to beat them (#116)2019-09-06T13:47:33-05:00

Vertigo – How to Get Out of Your Dizzy Hell and How I Got Out of Mine. (#115)

2019-09-06T09:09:12-05:00

Vertigo is life changing. It makes you out of sync with your world. Your balance is off. You get nauseated. Sometimes you get brain fog and can’t think. It’s scary, like an existential crisis. Sometimes even your taste buds change. What are the best action steps to take when you have a severe acute attack of nausea, dizziness which is sometimes accompanied by sudden hearing loss in one ear? This show takes you through personal experiences, debunks the myths, and gives action steps, interventional herbs, and more.     We would be so appreciative if you would share the podcast on [...]

Vertigo – How to Get Out of Your Dizzy Hell and How I Got Out of Mine. (#115)2019-09-06T09:09:12-05:00

Sleep – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (#114)

2019-09-06T09:27:17-05:00

In contemporary life, there are a growing number of assaults on restorative sleep. But insomnia can be very difficult to fix. Sleeping pills are linked to dying earlier from diverse causes and many natural solutions lose their effectiveness over time. Thus, it’s critical to have a large tool bag of natural answers. Plus, nothing works for everyone. And sometimes, sleep issues aren’t the issue, but rather a flashing red light suggesting a hidden underlying disease. Sleep is complex. In this show you will get unconfused. You’ll learn about a large number of natural aids, lifestyle tips, as well as safe [...]

Sleep – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (#114)2019-09-06T09:27:17-05:00