170: Using Biological Medicine & Uncommon Therapies to Help With Chronic Conditions

170: Using Biological Medicine & Uncommon Therapies to Help With Chronic Conditions

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Using Biological Medicine & Uncommon Therapies to Help with Chronic Conditions

I’m honored to have Dr. Jeoff Drobot, one of the founders and medical directors of the American Center for Biological Medicine in Scottsdale, Arizona, on the podcast today. If you haven’t ever heard of biological medicine you’re probably not alone, but Dr. Jeff is here to explain how it differs from other forms of medicine and why he’s so passionate about it.

Dr. Jeoff has spent the last 20 years seeking out cutting-edge science and technology to assess and amplify human biology and physiology. Thanks to his work Dr. Jeoff is now considered a leading authority in biological medicine worldwide and ACBM is the largest and most comprehensive biological medicine facility in North America. (I really want to plan a visit!)

Is Biological Medicine for You?

So what is biological medicine? Here’s how the ACBM website explains it:

Inside your body are a multitude of biological processes, all working at the same time. The relationship between these processes determine how the body is able to defend and heal itself. Those doctors dedicated to Biological Medicine understand that the focus must be on identifying the problem processes within the body and not the symptoms that those processes are exhibiting.

Armed with this approach, Dr. Jeoff helps his patients with chronic and autoimmune treatments, detoxification, hormonal imbalance correction, and even customized sports medicine and nutrition. He’s a wealth of knowledge and I can’t wait to get started!

In This Episode You’ll Learn

  • the differences between functional and biological medicine
  • what teeth have to do with health (and why they are important in biological medicine)
  • why chronic disease seems to be on the rise today
  • medical conditions biological medicine can address
  • how Dr. Jeoff approaches diagnostic tests and bloodwork differently from other doctors
  • the way our bodies operate on electricity, and why it matters to health
  • the promising field of pulsed electromagnetic field therapy (PEMF) and how to find it
  • high-altitude oxygen training: what it is and how it works
  • how IV therapy helps with leaky gut
  • the limitations of supplements (and when they’re beneficial)
  • Dr. Jeoff’s thoughts on what kind of diet is really best
  • intermittent fasting and the right way to do it
  • how to manage our hormones for optimal aging
  • and more!

Resources We Mention

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What alternative therapies have helped you? If you’ve tried any we covered in the podcast, I’d love to hear your experience. And please, take two minutes to leave a review on iTunes. I value knowing what you think and this helps other moms find the podcast as well.

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