February 2024 Ask A Doctor Anything

Hey everyone! The February 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 the difference between HRT vs. BHRT? Is there any concern about being on HRT long-term, particularly from someone who went through premature ovarian failure at the age of 34 and is now 42 years old? (0:45 )
  • If you want to focus on losing belly fat—is it better to work out (strength training) in a fasted state in the morning or after a small meal? (3:58)
  • What are your thoughts on a post-menopausal female struggling with ADHD symptoms and terrible anxiety? Are there any supplements that would be helpful? Are there any dangers to be aware of if taking a stimulant (Vyvanse) and HRT? (6:40)
  • What is your advice for a 56-year-old female who went into surgical menopause in 2021 and is experiencing the following symptoms: no energy, no sex drive, mood swings, and hot flashes? Would taking BHRT be helpful? (11:41)
  • What is beta-glucuronidase, and how do you lower it? (15:55)
  • Can you talk about osteoporosis in women (likely brought on by taking an aromatase inhibitor, Anastrozole, for breast cancer) and the possible treatment using either Reclast or Prolia? (20:44)
  • Is grass-fed protein powder with beef protein isolate the same as beef collagen protein powder? (25:37)
  • What is gout? What are the top foods that increase your risk of a gout flare-up? How do you treat it using functional medicine? (28:13)
  • Is there any way to treat sleep apnea other than with a bi-PAP or C-PAP machine? (32:46) 
  • What is the best approach to treating Grover’s disease? (36:17)
  • What is the difference between infrared and red light therapy? What are the benefits of using one of these devices? Can it help reset your circadian rhythm? (39:18)
  • How much of the damage to the brain/body of micotoxins is reversible? Where is the safest place to live if you have a mold issue and cannot build a pre-fab or remediate your multiple-dwelling house? (43:03)
  • What is the best way to treat mold illness beyond infrared sauna, binder protocols, and removing oneself from the source? Would a medically supervised water fast be beneficial? Are there different levels of mold sensitivity? If so, how do you determine your level of sensitivity? Does the treatment vary based on the level of sensitivity? (46:30)
  • How can someone create a healthy gut microbiome with a genetic polymorphism that compromises the breakdown of histamines? (49:36)
  • Does the herpes virus cause dementia? Is there a way to get rid of the virus? (52:51)



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Thanks for tuning in, until next time. 

-Dr. Boham & Team Dr. Hyman+


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