December 2023 Ask A Doctor Anything

Hey everyone! The December 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 are the benefits of organ meats, specifically liver? Is supplementation a good option if you don’t want to eat liver or other organ meats? Are there specific brands that you recommend? What about dosage? (0:55)
  • What does it mean when you have sleep apnea, and what are the health risks? What are the signs and symptoms, and what is the best way to screen for it? (3:45)
  • What are glycoproteins and advanced glycation end products (AGEs)? How do you lower glycosylated proteins (7:34)
  • Is there any research on how the COVID-19 vaccine affects the gut microbiome? Does the gut microbiome's health status affect the vaccine's efficacy? (12:34)
  • Is there a specific diet, supplements, or treatment that can help slow the progression of kidney disease? And how does this vary by stage of kidney failure? (19:27)
  • Are there any new developments to manage Parkinson's Disease? (22:07)
  • There are massive numbers of supplements recommended for health and longevity, far more than most people can afford. Is there a short list you believe is most important? (25:28)
  • What can you do to build muscle mass if you have paralytic polio? (27:07)
  • What is sex hormone-binding globulin, and is high or low better? (29:26)
  • Do you change the dosage for any or all supplements based on body size (i.e., 200 lb man vs. 100 lb woman)? Do you recommend pulsing any supplements? (31:17)
  • What are your thoughts on mammograms vs. thermography for breast cancer screening? Is there any concern about the radiation from a mammogram? How reliable are mammograms? Are there concerns about false positives or false negatives? Is it better to do thermography combined with an ultrasound? (36:30)
  • What are the top risk factors for breast cancer? What are the top things we should focus on for prevention? (41:12)
  • If you have a high heart calcium score, are there specific things you can do to improve it? (43:32)
  • What are your thoughts on getting the annual flu shot for adults, teens, children, and toddlers? (47:04)
  •  Is HRT contraindicated for primary Raynaud’s disease? (48:56)
  • How are you celebrating the coming holidays, and what are your favorite family traditions? (52:15)


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    Thanks for tuning in, until next time. 

    -Dr. Boham & Team Dr. Hyman+

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