What you do in your 40's, 50's and 60's determines how healthy your brain is in your 70's and 80's.
Brain volume shrinkage is normal as we age.
When brain volume shrinks too much we are at a higher risk of Alzheimer's and Dementia.
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin Jr discusses 6 mid life brain killers.
If you want to protect your brain as you age, you don't want to miss this episode!
Why do thyroid tests come back normal even when you're experiencing symptoms of a sluggish thyroid?
The thyroid is very complex.
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin Jr discusses how the thyroid works and 3 reasons why thyroid tests are normal.
He also discusses the symptoms of a sluggish thyroid and how hormones are all connected and can affect each other.
If you're experiencing signs of a sluggish thyroid, you don't want to miss this episode!
In 2018 Dementia was Britain's biggest killer.
Dementia and Alzheimers is something everyone worries about. A big fear for people is outliving your brain. But what is at the root of every case?
And where does that inflammation come from?
A 2019 study showed that candida can cross the blood brain barrier. This means candida can attack the brain. And what is candida linked to?
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin discusses this study and talks about 2 reasons why candida is such a big problem.
He also discusses how candida gets into the blood stream and to the brain. And what you can do to stop candida.
If you're interested in the health of your brain, you don't want to miss this episode!
You have about 100,000 hairs on your head. It is completely normal to lose about 100 per day.
When you start losing more than 100 hairs per day that is not normal.
This is usually a sign there is something else going on.
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin Jr. discusses 5 causes of hair loss.
He also discusses the 3 phases of hair growth and what you need to do to help with hair loss.
If you are suffering from hair loss or weak, thinning hair, you don't want to miss this episode!
In today's podcast Dr.Martin answers the questions that were sent in by our listeners!
Today's questions include...
What is the best collagen to take?
Why can't I lose weight after a hysterectomy?
Is honey better than sugar?
Can you overdose on B12?
Why do I crave carbs?
Is taking Armour Thyroid ok?
Can phlegm in my throat be Acid Reflux?
What can I do for lack of stamina, no motivation and depression?
Is it harmful to take too much magnesium?
Tune in to hear the answers!
Statin drugs are the #1 selling drugs of all time.
In 2018 the #1 selling drug was Humira. Humira is a drug used for autoimmune disorders.
Autoimmune disorders are becoming an epidemic with 1 out of 5 people in North America being diagnosed with autoimmune.
In 2018, 6 of the 12 top selling drugs were autoimmune drugs and the other 6 were chemo drugs.
Why is autoimmune so common today?
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin discusses just that! He also goes through his protocol for autoimmune and what you can do to help yourself.
If you or someone you love suffers with an autoimmune disorder, you don't want to miss this episode!
Did you take your vitamins this morning?
This is a question Dr.Martin asks throughout this podcast!
What does Dr.Martin take daily?
In today's episode, we go through the alphabet of vitamins while Dr.Martin discusses which ones he recommends!!
He also talks about which vitamins can be found in food!
If you're interested in finding out which vitamins Dr.Martin recommends daily, then stay tuned!
A few weeks back Dr.Martin did a podcast on the natural flu shot. (EP. 211)
Today Dr.Martin discusses his 7 tips that he has for us to stay healthy this winter!
If you want to avoid colds and flus this winter, you don't want to miss this episode!
In today's podcast Dr.Martin discusses 2 hormones that are not talked about often.
These 2 hormones are Glucagon and Leptin.
And of course, the 3rd food hormone is insulin!
We discuss insulin quite frequently but, how does insulin affect glucagon and leptin?
How can we make glucagon and leptin work better?
He also discusses the difference between insulin sensitive and insulin resistance.
Eating windows and intermittent fasting.
You don't want to miss this episode!
In today's podcast Dr.Martin answers the questions that were sent in!
Today's questions include...
Is honey better than sugar?
What is the best water to drink?
What is the difference between the carnivore diet and the Atkins diet?
Is intermittent fasting good for you?
Does Dr.Martin worry about bad cholesterol?
What should you do about constipation?
Is Chaga good for you?
Tune in to hear the answers!
Yeast (Candida) Is very common today, but why?
Where does yeast come from?
In today's episode Dr.Martin discusses all things yeast/candida.
What are the causes of yeast?
What are the symptoms of yeast?
And most importantly, what can you do to protect yourself from yeast?
If you're worried about yeast or, if you've ever had a yeast overgrowth, you don't want to miss this episode!
Today, 88% of the population is metabolically challenged.
The average North American consumes 200 lbs of sugar per year.
With these 2 facts in mind, should we be eating dark chocolate?
What about milk chocolate?
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin discusses the advantages and disadvantages of eating dark chocolate.
He also discusses why we crave chocolate.
Do you love chocolate? Then you don't want to miss this episode!
Today there are many myths around heart health. Myths that we seem to believe.
But where did they come from?
Back in the 1950's, a man named Ancil Keyes was the beginning of many of these myths.
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin discusses the history of heart health and what happened in the 1950's to start these heart health myths.
He also discusses saturated fats, seed oils and foods that seem healthy but aren't.
In you're worried about heart health, you don't want to miss this episode!
The benefits of eating low carb are endless!
In todays podcast, Dr.Martin discusses all the ways the low carb diet benefits our bodies.
He talks about...
He also touches on his 4 week reset and why he recommends everyone to eat low carb!
In you're interested in making a diet change, you don't want to miss this episode!
What is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep Apnea is a serious disorder that occurs when a person stops breathing while sleeping.
25 million Americans have been diagnosed with Sleep Apnea.
Many more have this serious disorder and aren't even aware of it!
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin discusses Sleep Apnea and the biggest cause...
He talks about how to lower your insulin and steps you can take to eliminate Sleep Apnea.
If you suffer from Sleep Apnea, you don't want to miss this episode!
Cheese is good for you!!
In today's episode, Dr.Martin lists all the reasons why cheese should be eaten everyday!!
High in Vitamin K2
High in Calcium
Contains no Lactose
Good source of B12
High in Good Fat
If you love cheese, this podcast is for you!
Omega 3 is a long chain fatty acid this is essential for brain health!
Children today are not getting enough Omega 3 in their diets.
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin discusses a new study which says Omega 3 is just as effective in ADHD as medication.
He also goes through what foods omega 3 is found in and what his protocol is for ADD/ADHD.
If you have a child struggling with ADHD you don't want to miss this episode!
Inflammation is at the route of all disease.
Inflammation doesn't just appear on it's own.
There are 2 types of Inflammation. Acute and chronic. In today's podcast, Dr.Martin discusses chronic silent inflammation and the three biggest causes.
High Circulating Insulin
He also talks about different tests you can get to determine if you have silent inflammation and, what you can do to lower silent inflammation on your own.
If you've been struggling with inflammation, you don't want to miss this episode!!
Millions of people are suffering from IBS.
But why does IBS happen?
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin discusses the different causes of IBS.
Some causes are...
He also talks about what we can do to help heal the gut and, how diet plays a role in IBS.
If you suffer from IBS, you don't want to miss this episode!
There are many documentaries around right now that claim plant based diets are the way to go.
Unfortunately, not all protein is created equally. There is much more protein found in the animal kingdom then in the plant kingdom!
Foods like eggs, meat and cheese are full of protein!
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin discusses the plant based diet and the consequences of not getting enough protein.
Brain health issues
Low HDL (Good Cholesterol)
If you follow a plant based diet, you don't want to miss this episode!
The average North American eats 200 lbs of sugar per year!
This is why Insulin Resistance is so common today.
Insulin in the body is something that can be controlled through diet!!
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin talks about different clues that can be signs of Insulin Resistance.
He also discusses how insulin works in the body and what we can do to control our insulin levels.
Low dose Aspirin should be taken on a daily basis.
Millions of people are taking Aspirin everyday to protect against heart disease and stroke. Even though the American Heart Association has admitted that the risks of daily Aspirin outweigh any benefits.
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin talks about the dangers of daily Aspirin and the different side effects that can occur.
Suppression of the immune system
He also discusses ways to naturally protect the heart and blood vessels.
If you or someone you love is taking daily Aspirin then you don't want to miss this episode!
There isn't an area in the body that doesn't benefit from DHA.
DHA is part of Omega 3.
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin discusses the benefits of taking DHA.
This includes benefits for...
He also talks about what to look for in a DHA supplement and what foods contain high levels of DHA.
You need cholesterol to live.
Your brain and all your cells are made up of cholesterol.
Blaming cholesterol for heart disease is like blaming the police for being at the scene of an accident.
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin discusses cholesterol and what we can do to raise our good cholesterol (HDL).
He talks about...
High DHA Oil
He also talks about where our HDL and triglyceride levels should be.
Are you drinking enough water?
Dehydration is very serious. You can be dehydrated and not even realize it!
The only drink that hydrates our bodies properly is water. Not coffee, not juice, not anything but water!
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin talks about how water helps our bodies.
Water helps with...
He also talks about how much water you should be drinking and what you can add to your water.