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Dec 6, 2022

Habits & Health episode 95 with Dr. Joe Mather. We discuss how important gut health is to other seemingly unrelated areas of health and how to find a good functional medicine doctor. 

Dr. Mather is a board-certified Family Practice physician and the Medical Director of the Ruscio Institute for Functional Medicine. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and Tulane University School of Public Health in 2011 and completed his residency in 2014. He is passionate about delivering cost-effective and practical medical care with a focus on GI health and environmental toxicity. He spends a lot of time working with patients suffering from complex and chronic diseases. 

In this episode, we discuss:

02:48 How Joe got involved with Functional Medicine
10:33 Gut care
12:42 The gut is more than just bloating and diarrhea
14:40 How on earth does looking at the gut help arthritis!
17:21 Rosacea
17:51 Environmental toxicity
22:13 Toxicity testing
24:15 Health recommendations Jow gives
27:58 How do you find a GOOD functional medicine doctor?
29:20 The problem with integrative/functional medicine
30:33 Benefits of various types of fasting
34:35 Don't pick one thing and roll with that forever
35:33 Favourite book
37:20 Joe's fave quote

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