September 2023 Ask A Doctor Anything

Hey everyone! The September Ask A Doctor Anything is here and available exclusively to the Dr. Hyman+ Community. Over the past month, our team collected questions from the community and found the most popular topics to ask Dr. Elizabeth Bohman. Check out the video below!



Topics Discussed

  • What is a hot topic or area of functional medicine that has you curious to learn more? (00:55) 
  • Can melatonin be used every night, or only occasionally? Does using melatonin regularly shut down our body's production? Is Magnesium the better option to help with sleep? (4:19)
  • Do you have any tips for navigating intermittent fasting and time-restricted eating for a night shift nurse who wants to embrace these lifestyle changes for improved health? (9:10) 
  • What is Glymphatic function, and how can it be measured? (12:19) 
  • What are senolytic therapies, and what is their purpose? (15:00) 
  • What do you recommend to reduce and/or remove excess skin from weight loss? Is surgery the only way, and if so, what surgery? (19:41) 
  • What is your opinion on using semaglutide for A1C management? Can it lead to excessive weight loss? (22:43)
  • Do you suggest any types of "survival foods" for natural disasters? (28:19) 
  • How diligent should we be about rotating our vegetables? How much of our bandwidth should we spend rotating foods? (29:52) 
  • Would you recommend epoch lasers for inflammation and arthritis or would an infrared sauna be a better choice? (33:17)
  • What are your thoughts on hormone replacement therapy and women beginning topical estradiol twenty years after menopause? (35:15)
  • What are your thoughts on using aluminum foil on your baking trays for easy cleanup?  Should you use something else? (40:42) 
  • What is Granuloma annulare, and do you have any thoughts on how to treat this condition? (41:38) 
  • Is a diagnosis of monoclonal gammopathy of unspecified origin (M-GUS) related to the mTOR pathway? Can this be cured or put into remission through diet and intermittent fasting? Are there any supplements that would help? Are there any functional medicine tests you recommend to help get into remission? (45:10)
  • What three daily practices help you stay energized and focused in your daily life? (52:56)


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Thanks for tuning in, until next time. 

-Dr. Boham & Team Dr. Hyman+

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