Sex, Drugs, and Epigenome

Sex, Drugs, and Epigenome

Our health, and the future of our wellbeing is so critical these days. Take your health into your own hands and learn about how you can up-regulate your metabolic health, your immune system, and your cell efficiency. The latest medical and science advancements are difficult to understand if you're not a professional in the space. This is a podcast dedicated to unpacking these health and wellness advancements in layman's terms, so that everyone can understand and be aware of the types of things that will help keep you healthy, and make you smarter, more energetic, and happier than ever before. Our Expert is Dr. Seeds, a board-certified surgeon practicing medicine for over 25 years, Founder and Chairman of the International Peptide Society, Faculty Developer and Lecturer of the A4M Peptide Certification Program, and leading Peptide therapy researcher. Chief of Surgery and Orthopedic Residency Site Director for University Hospital, Conneaut OH. Professional Medical Consultant for the NFL, NHL, MBL, NBA, and NBC’s Dancing With The Stars, and a husband and father of 3 (very active) sons.This podcast isn't just for the biohackers. It's for the moms and dads, the students, and everyone in between who is dedicated to educating themselves about their bodies, health, and longevity. Send any questions to info@seeds.md... Show More

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July 22, 2020 41 min

We pickup where we last left off - specifically the HSV-1 and HSV-2 virus and what happens in your body. 

This episode is a continuum, and while we opted to talk about another hot topic: prenatal and pregnancy wellness, WE COMPLETELY RAN OUT OF TIME. 

It was worth it. We went through the lesser known treatments for herpes using your body's naturally producing amino acids (also known as peptides) which signal your cells to do what...

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Over 50% of Americans have to deal with HSV-1 (oral herpes, cold sores). This common virus is different from coronavirus and other types of viruses in where it replicates. It's fascinating to understand how viruses are different, and what it means if you have it.

Here is information on the viruses themselves, prophylaxis (prevention) tips, and what you can talk to your doctor about.

We also debunk all the common myths and misconc...

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In this episode, we hear about what is actually happening in your body on the molecular level, when you feel stress. 

Stress comes from psychological triggers but also from environmental factors such a toxin inhale, inflammation, and more. 

Some stress is actually good, but when it's too much-- the body overcompensates and the effect (especially long term stress) can be devastating.

Dr. Seeds also recaps COVID Testing rumors now t...

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We continue our episodes of bad habits by discovering what is happening on the molecular level when you consume alcohol.

The balance in our body's pH is constantly changing based on food and liquid consumption, so what can you do to regulate that balance?

And also, a topic that Keren especially loves hearing about: skincare. She's not a fan of botox, and the secret to her skincare is revealed with the formulated topical cream...

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This episode focuses on lesser known DNA methylation (or changes) from medical or recreational cannabis and even CBD (with and without THC).

There are positive factors in using these treatments for pain management, there is no doubt in that. What people do need to be aware of are the potential changes from extensive use to your DNA, and what it could mean for those around you, and possibly for future offspring.

Everyone should know a...

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We know nicotine as the deciding factor in addiction to smoking cigarettes and vaping, and probably think it's 'bad'.

And you're right, it's bad, but not for the reason you might assuming... Nicotinic receptors in your cells are an actual thing. When activated the natural way, these receptors can emit the cell signals that have positive cognitive benefits.

But that's the thing-- it has to be activated in the ...

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We're back this week for another episode of Sex Drugs and Epigenome, and today we're discussing the health concerns around these timely events.

First, Dr. Seeds provides clarity to a potential vaccine in the works for this pandemic. Solutions to this crisis isn't through a vaccine alone, but it'll sure help. There are however, vital facts to know before you decide to make any significant health decisions.

Second, we d...

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Welcome back to Sex, Drugs, and Epigenome!

We're back with Dr. Seeds, 25+ board certified surgeon, and medical consultant to the NFL, NHL, and NBA. 

What's interesting about Dr. Seeds' approach, especially in relation to his background is that his number 1 medicine is diet and exercise. It's THAT big of a deal.

In this episode we take a deep dive into why that is that case. 
Why is nutrition and exercise SO importan...

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If you're staying at home finding it hard to exercise, chances are high that you're losing some muscle mass.

What you might not be aware of is how important muscle mass is for up-regulating your immune system! It can also serve as a marker for your overall health.

In this episode we make sense of the science behind the importance of muscle mass, myokines, adipokine, and more. While this might sound foreign right now, by the e...

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We're so excited to bring you this episode, which is really YEARS in the making for Dr. Seeds.

If you haven't read about his LIFE'S WORK and why he's doing this, please start there as a primer to this conversation. It's a quick read that will help you understand why this episode is such a big deal.

The super nutrient you must know about is here. Find out what it is, what it does, how it can up-regulate your body, ...

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In this episode, we focus on diagnostic tests that are currently used for COVID-19. Saliva- and nasal-based antigen tests vs. blood sample-based antibody tests. Dr. Seeds breaks it down for you and gives his insight on what you can trust, vs. the things you should be wary of before participating.

Not all face masks are created equal but it's harder to get your hands on the N95's which are the most effective in protecting you...

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You know your immune system is your body's first defensive responder, but there is so much more to it!

In this episode we start by debunking the myths behind your immune system, answering the top questions with responses from Dr. Seeds that make him who is -- out of the box thinker and practitioner of medicine. 

Collagen is widely used and understood in beauty products but there is still so much to know! 

How much is too much coff...

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Sex, Drugs, and Epigenome is a podcast about our health, the good/bad drugs that effect it, and how your born genetics can be influenced to increase wellbeing and longevity.

Our expert is Dr. Seeds, a Board-Certified Surgeon of 25+ years, Medical Director of the Spire Institute, an Olympic training facility, and Medical Consultant for the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, and NBC's Dancing with the Stars.

He's been treating professiona...

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