May 2022 Ask Mark Anything

Hey everyone! The May Ask Mark 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. Hyman. Check out the video below!

Topics Discussed: 

  • What is the pancreas, and what function does it serve in our body? What role does pancreatic elastase play? (00:33) 
  • What is the 5R protocol? How is it implemented in patients? Do you need to wait and complete the removal step before you introduce probiotics or can you introduce them right away? (6:00) 
  • Does donating blood create a stress event for the body?  (22:10) 
  • What is choline and should vegans or people who can’t tolerate certain foods supplement with it? (23:45)
  • Is it possible to have symptoms of low thyroid levels but have a blood test that indicates high thyroid levels or vice versa? (27:41) 
  • What is the best approach to treating chronic anemia? (30:37) 
  • If you are taking medication for high blood pressure, eating a Pegan Diet, and exercising, what is the best way to talk to your doctor about reducing your medication and what factors would a doctor typically consider before taking the step to lower blood pressure medication? (32:16) 
  • What are your thoughts on testosterone replacement therapy for men? (36:04) 
  • What is an ANA screen on a blood test, and what does a pattern for ANA indicate? Is this a test that everyone should get? (38:21) 
  • Does there appear to be a correlation between auto-immune disease and cancer? (40:51)
  • What did you find the most fascinating about your journey to Antarctica?(42:05) 


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Thanks for tuning in, until next time. 

-Dr. Hyman & Team Dr. Hyman+





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