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Your health is probably one of the most important things to you.  Yet it can be one of the most complicated things to understand.  Our bodies are meant to work a certain way, but when they don't, we may never be 100% sure why or what to do about it - even after seeing a healthcare professional. Everyone's health story is different.  No one is truly a "textbook case".  You need someone who sees your uniqueness and helps you gain the knowledge and confidence to have conversations, ask questions, and make decisions that are right for YOU!  Intellexi Med is ...
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Manifesto [Show Notes]

Post-Manifesto Tidbits This is the heart and soul of why I have produced this podcast for 100 episodes.  My Manifesto, if you will. The podcast is going to take a break for the summer to regroup and plan new and fun things! In the meantime, catch up on episodes you ...
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Some topics that we’ve talked a lot about…

Diabetes

Special Episode #4: Life & Blood Sugar [Show Notes]

For someone with diabetes, everything they do in life affects their blood sugar.  They could be eating 100% right and ...
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Special Episode #3: Meds & Blood Sugar

People with chronic diseases don’t get holidays or vacations from their medication. 4 ways medication can affect blood sugar Type ...
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Special Episode #2: Food & Blood Sugar

Blood Sugar Basics Your blood sugar affects how tired you are, your productivity, and your moods.  This is 1000x more ...
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Special Episode #1: Interview with Rachel Mayo

Hemoglobin A1C This test measures the percentage of your hemoglobin (the protein in your red blood cells that carry oxygen) ...
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Insulin is not bad [Show Notes]

The Bottom Line Without insulin, you would die! Some Basics Sugar scrub = sugar + water (+/- essential oils) - ...
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Type 1 Diabetes vs Type 2 Diabetes [Show Notes]

Diabetes Facts All of the cells in your body depend on different forms of sugars to make energy (mostly glucose ...
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The Brain

Brainstem [Show Notes]

Brainstem Basics Your brainstem is the most basic area of the brain.  The area of the brain that we have ...
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Blood Brain Barrier [Show Notes]

Basics The blood brain barrier is the last layer of cells between what's in your blood and the extracellular fluid ...
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Male DNA in the Female Brain [Show Notes]

*Sorry again for crying baby* Male DNA In The News The news reported that scientists had discovered a link between ...
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An Accordion in Your Brain [Show Notes]

Cerebellum Basics Your cerebellum is a separate part of your brain that sits under the occipital lobe.  It is responsible ...
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Now You See It [Show Notes]

Occipital Lobe Review A brain lesion is a place in the brain that doesn't fire when it should or fires ...
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Eyes In The Back of Your Head [Show Notes]

Occipital Lobe Basics The occipital lobe sits in the back of your head, it directly connects to your eyes. 2 ...
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Art & Vitamins [Show Notes]

Temporal Lobe Problems Temporal lobe lesions can lead to dyslexia. Receptive aphasia: can't receive or translate speech meaning Word deafness: ...
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Seems like only yesterday [Show Notes]

Temporal Lobe Basics The temporal lobe is located on each side of your head by your ears.  It helps you ...
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Sugar for Brains [Show Notes]

Sugar Basics Sugar in your blood = glucose Your body prefers glucose over any other sugar out there. -ose = ...
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Brain Lesions [Show Notes]

Basics Brain lesion = a group of brain cells that look different from surrounding cells on a brain scan Dark ...
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Sleep

It’s All About Sleep [Show Notes]

Gotta Breath While You Sleep Apnea = stopped breathing Types of sleep apnea When you metabolize the fat stores when ...
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Sleep Aids [Show Notes]

Who needs help falling asleep?  *raises hand* WARNING: Do not mix any sleep aids with alcohol - compounded drowsiness, depressed ...
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Sleep Hygeine [Show Notes]

A Definition Sleep Hygiene: how conducive your night time and bedtime habits are for restful sleep on a regular basis ...
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Thrive with sleep [Show Notes]

3 Areas Thrive When You Sleep 1. Productivity  Memory Attention span Creativity 2. Health Decreased risk for cardiac disease Inflammatory ...
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