Explore "Epigenetics" with insightful episodes like "Revolution in Regenerative Medicine: Exosomes w/ Dr. Jordan Plews", "Brenda Wollenberg & Alicia Mazari-Andersen: Reset Your Genes & Rewrite Your Future: The Role of Epigenetics in Detoxification", "THH059—Dr. Kenneth R. Pelletier: Accept What Is...then Move On!", "The Science Of Quantum Healing: Living A Longer, Healthier, More Vital Life with Deepak Chopra" and ""The Mulatto Child the Strubes Adopted" with Janell Strube - Ep 122" from podcasts like ""Park Avenue Plastic Surgery Class", "Green Living with Tee", "The Healthy Healer", "The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D." and "Unraveling Adoption"" and more!

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    Revolution in Regenerative Medicine: Exosomes w/ Dr. Jordan Plews

    Revolution in Regenerative Medicine: Exosomes w/ Dr. Jordan Plews

    As our bodies age, our cells are aging with us, and the messages they produce are decreasing. While growth factors have been used to take the message of youthful cells and use them to stimulate the skin, exosomes offer a more complete, natural, and protected version of those messages.

    Scientific researcher Dr. Jordan Plews, CEO and co-founder of ELEVAI Labs, joins Dr. Bass to discuss what's happening in the space of exosomes, stem cells, and regenerative medicine as a whole.

    Through experiments with stem cells, Dr. Plews and his colleagues discovered that the cells provided some benefit, but they weren’t sticking around or fixing problems such as wounds. This led to the discovery of exosomes, nano-packages that the body uses to send signals to cells.

    When searching for the best exosomes to separate, Dr. Plews and his team found that by taking exosomes from age zero stem cells, they can safely be put back into the body to “remind it how to be young again.”

    Drawing on his two decades of research in the study of stem cells and regenerative medicine, Dr. Plews explains what exosomes are, how they were discovered, the potential they hold, and how we may be using them in medicine going forward.

    About Dr. Jordan Plews

    Dr. Jordan Plews is the co-founder and CEO of ELEVAI Labs, Inc. He has dedicated nearly 20 years to the study of stem cells and regenerative medicine. Following many years investigating the use of various types of stem cells on injury and degenerative diseases, he has gone on to build and lead teams, setting up stem cell culture labs and developing stem cell-based regenerative medicine solutions before pivoting into aesthetics.

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    About Dr. Lawrence Bass

    Innovator. Industry veteran. In-demand Park Avenue board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Bass is a true master of his craft, not only in the OR but as an industry pioneer in the development and evaluation of new aesthetic technologies. With locations in both Manhattan (on Park Avenue between 62nd and 63rd Streets) and in Great Neck, Long Island, Dr. Bass has earned his reputation as the plastic surgeon for the most discerning patients in NYC and beyond.

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    Brenda Wollenberg & Alicia Mazari-Andersen: Reset Your Genes & Rewrite Your Future: The Role of Epigenetics in Detoxification

    Brenda Wollenberg & Alicia Mazari-Andersen: Reset Your Genes & Rewrite Your Future: The Role of Epigenetics in Detoxification

    This week Tee is so excited to welcome Brenda Wollenberg and Alicia Mazari-Andersen for an in-depth and enlightening conversation about the role that your genes play in detoxification and the emerging field of science known as Epigenetics.

    Brenda Wollenberg is a specialist in natural wellness programs with a unique blend of experience as a social worker, co-leader of a faith community, and nutritionist. Over the decades, she has developed proficiency in helping clients understand the science of their genetics and identify patterns of behavior that might be affecting their gene expression. But it doesn't stop there. Brenda guides them in shifting their habits - food, exercise, stress management, and supplements to support their overall health. She has had the privilege of being featured on TV and podcasts, her articles have been published in various print media and she is the author of 'Overweight Kids in a Toothpick World' and 'Eat. Sleep. Move. For Your Genetic Body Type'.

    Brenda is joined by Alicia Mazari-Andersen, a Biologist and Nutritionist with over 25 years of experience as a University Instructor in Biology and a decade of coaching folks in holistic nutrition. Brenda has a wealth of experience and knowledge having earned a PhD in Botany, she has spent countless hours unraveling the genetic root causes of health challenges and finding ways to overcome them. Alicia is not just talking the talk though, she is walking the walk. As a mother of three young adults, she has learned the importance of balance and self-care. She believes her body is her temple and she makes it a priority to stay fit and healthy, supporting her body with the nutrients it needs. She is all about practicing what she preaches, from getting good sleep and eating right to staying active and staying hydrated. 

    In this conversation, Brenda and Alicia dive into the many new discoveries that are being made on how we can rewrite our genetic makeup to better battle toxins and overcome health obstacles and chronic pain. Brenda and Alicia guide listeners step by step through their research while breaking down the scientific realities of their findings. Brenda and Alicia also offer practical advice on how you can begin to explore your genetic makeup while also guiding us through some of the common questions that people have about Epigenetics revealing how each individual's genes and genetic makeup are so unique.

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    THH059—Dr. Kenneth R. Pelletier: Accept What Is...then Move On!

    THH059—Dr. Kenneth R. Pelletier: Accept What Is...then Move On!

    Dr. Fred engages in a riveting conversation with the illustrious Dr. Kenneth R. Pelletier, a trailblazer in the fields of integrative medicine, epigenetics, and personalized healthcare. As a Clinical Professor at the University of California School of Medicine, Dr. Pelletier is not only a scholar but also the visionary behind the Corporate Health Improvement Program, collaborating with Fortune 500 giants like Apple, Ford, and NASA. Join us as we delve into Dr. Pelletier's transformative journey, exploring the intersection of health and innovation at www.drpelletier.com.

    In this interview, Dr. Pelletier shares profound insights, revealing the power of daily choices in shaping our health destiny, the interconnectedness of consciousness and biology, and the transformative impact of mind/body practices like meditation. Discover the keys to facing adversity, embracing a "healthy way to have a disease," and resiliently navigating life's challenges. This episode promises a symphony of wisdom as we welcome the extraordinary Dr. Ken Pelletier to the stage.


    Here are some key takeaways from this interview:

    • Our life outcomes - health or illness - largely stem from daily choices that activate or suppress genetic predispositions. We shape our fate more than our DNA.
    • Consciousness and sense of self - not confined to the physical brain - influence how we perceive and respond to situations, controlling biology.
    • Mind/body practices like meditation enable responding calmly despite adversity by quieting brain chatter and centering present-moment awareness.
    • Facing disabilities or diseases, recognizing "I'm not my illness" allows fully living each day through creativity and purpose - not succumbing to affliction. 
    • A "healthy way to have a disease" comes from refusing victim identity, sharing lessons learned, and growth from trauma.
    • Dr. Pelletier's sailing life, being attuned to natural elements while directing one's course, serves as an apt metaphor for resiliently navigating life's unavoidable challenges.  
    • Cultivating purpose and choice trumps circumstances as key to fulfillment. Accepting "what is" then moving on frees us to fully engage each moment.



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    Show Notes:

    • DNA and personal design with Dr. Ken Pelletier. 0:00
    • Genetics, stress, and personal choices impacting health. 1:39
    • Embracing disability and finding purpose. 9:44
    • Embracing life's challenges and finding balance on the ocean. 16:36
    • Purpose, choice, and self-awareness with two experts. 25:49


    The Science Of Quantum Healing: Living A Longer, Healthier, More Vital Life with Deepak Chopra

    The Science Of Quantum Healing: Living A Longer, Healthier, More Vital Life with Deepak Chopra

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    Deepak Chopra is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation and the founder of the Chopra Foundation and Chopra Global. Deepak is a clinical professor of family medicine and public health at the University of California, San Diego, and serves as a senior scientist with the Gallup Organization. He is the author of more than ninety books translated into forty-three languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. 

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    • How our perception of time affects health and aging (15:52 / 14:09)
    • The qualia field and where our experiences come from (20:17 / 18:34)
    • The parasympathetic nervous system and the healing response activated by stimulating the vagus nerve (26:25 / 24:42)
    • Why disease can become optional (33:08 / 31:25)
    • Quantum metabolism and how information changes your metabolism (40:21 / 36:15)
    • How to shift the aging process (46:04 / 43:58)
    • How Deepak has overcome the fear of death (50:20 / 46:14)
    • The four intentions Deepak starts his day with (54:53 / 50:48)

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    "The Mulatto Child the Strubes Adopted" with Janell Strube - Ep 122

    "The Mulatto Child the Strubes Adopted" with Janell Strube - Ep 122

    I think for my mother, she didn't always really see me quite as a person of equal value. - Janell Strube

    A biracial adoptee, Janell Strube, shares her powerful journey of navigating racial identity and the impact of racism behind closed doors. Did she ever find the acceptance and understanding she sought?

    In this episode, you will be able to:

    • Realize the complexities of biracial identity.

    • Begin to understand the impact of racism on identity formation.

    • Navigate the unique challenges of biracial identity.

    • Learn how to create a supportive environment for biracial or transracial adopted people.

    • Break the cycle of intergenerational trauma through awareness and action.


    My special guest is Janell Strube

    Janell Strube is an accomplished domestic interracial adoptee, memoirist, novelist, and poet. With her unique perspective as an biracial adoptee and an adoptive parent, she navigates the complexities of race and adoption with depth and insight. Having been adopted at just four days old through a church adoption and growing up in a predominantly white community, she faced challenges and prejudices that shaped her understanding of her biracial identity. Her writings and poetry offer a powerful glimpse into her journey, providing valuable insights for parents of biracial children seeking guidance and understanding.

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    Exploring impact of racism on biracial identity
    Racism can play a significant role in the development of a biracial identity, particularly when it manifests within the familial setting, as encountered by Janell. This can lead to confusion, insecurity, and emotional distress, potentially disrupting a child's self-esteem and sense of self-worth. The way in which a family navigates and counteracts racism can heavily influence a child's perception of their racial identity and their ability to fully embrace their dual heritage.

    Learning strategies to navigate challenges
    Navigating the challenges of biracial identity formation involves actively embracing and valuing the child's distinct cultural backgrounds. Acknowledging and addressing inherent prejudice, providing positive role models from both of the child's racial backgrounds, and listening to and validating the child's experiences are strategies that can cultivate a supportive environment. As in Janell's experience, writing can also be used as a tool for healing and making sense of one's racial identity.


    Here's Janell's Tree poem:


    Timestamped summary of this episode:

    00:01:17 - Early Childhood and Adoption
    Janell shares that she was adopted when she was four days old through a church adoption. Her birth mother, who was white, made the decision to relinquish her. Janell also reveals that she was introduced as a "mulatto child" during her childhood.

    00:03:32 - Discovering Her Biracial Identity
    Janell explains that she learned she was adopted and biracial when she was three years old. She recalls the emotions she felt upon finding out and how her parents handled the revelation. She also discusses her perception of herself as both black and white.

    00:05:59 - Community and Racism
    Janell discusses her experience growing up in a predominantly white community. She shares that she faced racism from some members of her community and struggled with the lack of support or protection from her parents. She also reflects on her parents' pride in adopting a mulatto child.

    00:09:26 - Lack of Context and Value
    Janell talks about the lack of context her parents provided regarding her adoption and how it affected her sense of identity. She also mentions that her mother didn't always see her as a person of equal value, which has been an ongoing source of pain.

    00:13:41 - Experiencing Racism in Closed Doors
    The guest shares her personal experience of racism within her own family, including her birth grandmother's refusal to be called grandmother and her birth mother's family's rejection of her because she is biracial.

    00:14:31 - The Impact of Racist Comments
    Racist comments have a deep and lasting impact on children who are adopted into families that ignore or perpetuate racism. The guest describes these comments as cuts on the soul, causing long-term emotional and psychological harm.

    00:15:19 - Lack of Cultural and Racial Mirrors
    The guest discusses the lack of cultural and racial mirrors in her early life, with white people dominating her surroundings and no role models to look up to. It was only later, in high school, that she found a black friend who became her cultural mirror.

    00:16:41 - Uncomfortable Interracial Experience
    The guest's mother felt embarrassed when they attended a Jesse Jackson event where they were the only white people. It was a moment that made her mother uncomfortable and gave her a glimpse of what it feels like to be the racial minority.

    00:20:12 - Writing as a Coping Mechanism
    The guest turned to writing as a coping mechanism, using it as a way to express her feelings and experiences that couldn't be openly discussed or shared. Writing became a tool for self-expression and a way to release the pain she felt.

    00:27:33 - Being a Bridge
    The guest discusses the importance of being a bridge between two worlds and finding inner strength to navigate challenges and find purpose.

    00:28:10 - Fostering Children
    The guest shares her experience growing up as an adopted child and how it inspired her to become a foster parent. She highlights the need for better treatment and support for children in foster care.

    00:29:28 - Adopting her Son
    The guest talks about adopting her son after his mother passed away and how she made a daily commitment to him. She acknowledges the struggles he faces but expresses pride in his resilience and ability to find joy in life.

    00:31:32 - Mother-Son Bond
    The guest shares a precious memory of visiting her son in Florida and wearing matching hats. She describes their close bond and her admiration for his big heart.

    00:33:07 - Advice for Parents of Biracial Children
    Janell provides advice for parents of biracial children, emphasizing the importance of examining prejudices, modeling non-racist behavior, and valuing all cultures. She also encourages parents to listen to and advocate for their children's experiences.

    00:41:41 - Connecting with Family
    Janell discusses how she connects with both sides of her family and sees herself as a part of them, whether for good or bad. She expresses that writing her memoir is helping her process her experiences and put them into perspective.

    00:42:30 - Complex Lives
    Janell reflects on the complexity of her own life and the lives of those involved in her adoption. She discusses the importance of understanding the struggles and pain of her adoptive mother and birth mother, and how it shapes her perspective.

    00:43:45 - Generational Trauma
    The conversation shifts to the concept of intergenerational trauma and how it is passed down through genes. Janell believes in the truth of epigenetics and how the trauma of her ancestors is present within her. She emphasizes the importance of mitigating pain for future generations.

    00:45:01 - Unconditional Love and Acceptance
    Janell highlights the importance of unconditional love and acceptance within her family, especially as an adoptive parent herself. She acknowledges the need to let children find their own path and not see them as mirrors of ourselves.

    00:47:19 - Validating Adoptees' Stories
    Janell expresses gratitude for being able to share her story and emphasizes the importance of adoptive parents listening to adoptees without trying to minimize or invalidate their experiences. She hopes that her story will help others understand the complexities of adoption.

    Unlocking Adoptees' Genetic Blueprint for Optimal Mental Health with Dr. Evelyn Higgins and Joey Nakao - Ep 114

    Unlocking Adoptees' Genetic Blueprint for Optimal Mental Health with Dr. Evelyn Higgins and Joey Nakao - Ep 114

    "Don't let shame and stigma add to the struggles of being adopted. Personalized genetic testing can provide valuable insights and guidance for addiction treatment. Let's break the cycle and empower individuals to heal." - Dr. Evelyn Higgins

    Are you feeling overwhelmed by the endless trial and error of finding the right treatment for your mental health and/or addiction issues? Are you trying various medications and therapies that don't seem to alleviate your pain or provide lasting relief? I think many adoptees (and others!) can relate! It can be incredibly frustrating and disheartening to invest time, money, and hope into treatments that simply don't work, leaving you stuck in a cycle of disappointment and despair.

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    In this episode, you will be able to:

    • Discover how genetic testing can reveal your susceptibility to addiction and other system dysregulation and empower you to make informed choices for a healthier life.

    • Understand the importance of exploring your genetic and family history in adoption to gain crucial insights into your potential health risks and make proactive decisions.

    • Uncover the intricate connection between neurotransmitters and genetic variations in addiction and mental health, providing a new perspective on the underlying causes and potential solutions.

    • Explore how personalized protocols tailored to your unique DNA can revolutionize your mental health and addiction recovery journey, unlocking a pathway to lasting transformation.

    • Learn about the transformative power of addressing genetic imbalances through targeted interventions, offering hope and new possibilities for improved mental well-being and overcoming addiction.

    • Hear (and see!) a real-life example of an adoptee going through the genetic testing. Find out the results that Joey received from his test and the customized protocol that was prescribed afterwards.



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    My special guests for this episode are Dr. Evelyn Higgins and my son Joey Nakao

    Dr. Evelyn Higgins is a highly accomplished professional in the field of addiction and integrative medicine. With 34 years of clinical experience, she holds expertise in addictionology and pain management. As the CEO and founder of Wired for Addiction, Dr. Higgins has dedicated herself to helping individuals struggling with addiction through personalized treatment plans based on genetic profiles. Wired for Addiction utilizes advanced technology to analyze 85 biomarkers, including neurotransmitters and genetic SNPs, providing a comprehensive understanding of an individual's unique biology. Through a 31-page gene mapping report, clients gain insights into their brain chemistry, hormonal interactions, and genetic aberrations related to addiction, anxiety, depression, and impulse control. Armed with this objective information, clients receive an individualized biochemical pathway support plan to guide their healing journey. Dr. Higgins' work has made a significant impact in the field, offering improved mental health and addiction treatment outcomes through personalized interventions tailored to each individual's genetic profile.

    Joey Nakao is a 19-year-old who has been on a journey of personal growth and healing while battling addiction for the past six years. As the son of Beth Syverson, the host of Unraveling Adoption, Joey's experience with addiction has led his family to explore numerous treatment options. Beth heard Dr. Evelyn Higgins on Heather Ross's podcast Living With Your Child's Addiction. She was fascinated with her expertise in addiction and genetic-based treatment plans. Joey decided to become a client of hers through her company Wired for Addiction (now also known as Wired BioHealth). With the hope of gaining insights into his unique biology and understanding how it relates to his addiction and mental health, Joey eagerly awaited the results of his gene mapping report, which you will hear about in this episode. By taking this proactive step, Joey is determined to improve his mental health and addiction treatment outcomes while uncovering a deeper understanding of himself. Through his journey, Joey aims to inspire and help others facing similar challenges, shedding light on the powerful impact of personalized interventions based on genetic profiles.

    The resources mentioned in this episode are:

    Genetic Testing for Personalized Addiction Treatment
    Genetic testing provides an in-depth analysis that can be used to create personalized addiction treatment strategies. It takes into account the individual's unique genetic sequence and factors in potential medical conditions to offer tailored solutions. By providing a comprehensive understanding of an individual's body chemistry, it opens up new avenues for effective therapy and leads to improved outcomes.n This is particularly useful for adoptees who are not in an open relationship with their biological families.

    Role of Neurotransmitters in Addiction and Mental Health
    Neurotransmitters are the body's chemical messengers that play a significant role in addiction and mental health. Imbalances in neurotransmitter levels can contribute to addictive behaviors and mental health disorders like depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia. Understanding the complex workings of these neurotransmitters can provide insights into effective treatment strategies for addiction and mental health conditions.

    Other Resources:


    Unraveling Adoption is produced and hosted by Beth Syverson

    Music written and performed by Joseph Nakao

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    Timestamped summary of this episode:

    00:00:55 - Background and Connection to Adoption,
    Dr. Evelyn Higgins shares her personal connection to adoption and how it has influenced her work in addiction recovery. She discusses her late husband's [late discovery] adoption and the importance of knowing one's genetic and family history.

    00:03:01 - Adoption and Addiction,
    The conversation turns to the link between adoption and addiction, with Dr. Higgins highlighting the higher prevalence of substance use disorders among adult adoptees. Beth shares her own experience as an adoptive parent of a son struggling with addiction.

    00:07:38 - Gene Testing and Understanding DNA,
    Dr. Higgins explains the process of gene testing and how it has evolved since the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. She emphasizes the importance of understanding the role of genetics in addiction and mental health.

    00:09:32 - The Test and Information Revealed,
    Dr. Higgins provides an overview of the Wired for Addiction test, which examines 85 different biomarkers related to neurotransmitters and brain chemicals. She explains that the test will provide Joey with personalized information about his unique biology and how it relates to addiction and mental health.

    00:13:09 - The Importance of Personal Histories,
    Beth discusses her frustration with a healthcare provider who dismisses the reliability of genetic tests and prefers personal histories. She highlights the need for understanding and openness in healthcare professionals.

    00:13:59 - The Need for Technology in Mental Health,
    The conversation emphasizes the importance of using technology in mental health to provide objective information and improve diagnosis and treatment. It challenges the stigma surrounding mental health and addiction.

    00:16:57 - The Impact of Genetic Testing on Addiction,
    The guest explains that genetic testing for addiction provides a comprehensive clinical picture to individuals struggling with addiction. It often brings relief and understanding to both the individual and their family.

    00:19:06 - Epigenetics and Addiction,
    Epigenetics plays a role in addiction, as it can determine whether certain genes related to addiction are expressed. Trauma and major life transitions can trigger the expression of these genes.

    00:20:32 - Addiction and Mental Health,
    Addiction often stems from undiagnosed or untreated mental health conditions, trauma, or a combination of factors. Many individuals turn to substances as a form of self-medication, not realizing the underlying issues.

    00:25:36 - The Power of Genetic Testing in Addiction Treatment,
    Dr. Higgins discusses a case study where genetic testing helped understand the impact of addiction on a child's biomarkers. The test provided valuable information on neurotransmitters and genetics, leading to successful treatment and a positive change in the child's behavior and family dynamics.

    00:26:57 - The Benefits of Genetic Testing for Adoptees,
    Dr. Higgins emphasizes the importance of genetic testing for adoptees who may not have access to their birth family's medical history. Genetic testing can provide valuable insights into their own biology and help them make informed decisions about their health and lifestyle choices.

    00:28:12 - Understanding the Genetic Basis of Mental Health,
    Dr. Higgins highlights the potential of genetic testing to uncover the underlying causes of mental health issues. By identifying specific genes and biomarkers, individuals can gain a deeper understanding of their struggles and develop personalized treatment plans for improved mental well-being.

    00:30:43 - The Role of Free Will and Choice,
    Dr. Higgins acknowledges that genetic testing provides valuable information, but individuals still have the freedom to choose how they want to act on that information. It's up to each person to decide whether they want to pursue treatment options or make lifestyle changes based on their genetic results.

    00:33:42 - The Emotional Impact of Genetic Testing,
    Dr. Higgins discusses an emotional moment during an earlier consultation with Joey, who expressed fear about discovering his true identity through genetic testing.

    00:37:44 - The Importance of Maximizing Quality of Life,
    The speaker emphasizes the importance of maximizing quality of life and living it to the fullest. They discuss the impact of making positive changes and how it can affect not only individual lives but also the lives of those around them.

    00:38:19 - Recognition for Life-Changing Work,
    The speaker expresses admiration for the guest's work and suggests that they should receive recognition, possibly even a Nobel Prize, for their efforts in changing lives and making a significant impact.

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    00:39:37 - Understanding Test Results,
    The guest explains the different sections of the test results, including neurotransmitters, epigenetics, supplement protocols, and pharmacogenic reports. They highlight the value of these tests in providing valuable information for understanding an individual's biology and making necessary changes for healing.

    00:45:07 - Low Norepinephrine and Epinephrine Levels,
    The guest discusses Joey's low levels of norepinephrine and epinephrine, which can be associated with depression, mood changes, fatigue, and difficulty concentrating. They explain how these imbalances can affect motivation and make it challenging to achieve goals.

    00:47:00 - Impact of Imbalanced Neurotransmitters,
    The speaker reveals Joey's low levels of glutamate, which can impact learning and memory. They discuss the negative effects of imbalanced neurotransmitters on an individual's self-esteem and overall quality of life. They express excitement about the potential for improvement and the positive changes that

    00:52:59 - Genetic Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms,
    Dr. Higgins explains that polymorphism refers to errors in genetic coding and discusses the study of epigenetics. She emphasizes that our DNA can be upregulated or downregulated by our environment, which can have a profound impact on our biology.

    00:54:25 - Gene Expression and Health,
    Dr. Higgins explains that lifestyle habits and environmental factors can change the expression of our genes, which can affect our health. She highlights the importance of a healthy lifestyle, stress management, and adequate sleep in maintaining optimal gene expression.

    00:55:16 - Impact of Gene Polymorphisms,
    Dr. Higgins discusses specific gene polymorphisms and their implications. She explains that certain polymorphisms increase the risk of asthma and inflammatory disorders, while others contribute to a more robust inflammatory response. These gene variations can also affect neurotransmitters and brain chemicals, potentially leading to conditions like anxiety and depression.

    00:57:27 - Autophagy and Cellular Quality Control,
    Dr. Higgins explains the concept of autophagy, which is responsible for clearing out cellular waste. She discusses specific gene variations related to autophagy and highlights the importance of maintaining a clean diet, good sleep, and reducing exposure to harmful substances to prevent the activation of these genes.

    01:00:14 - Environmental Factors and Inflammatory Markers,
    Dr. Higgins discusses how our environment can affect inflammatory markers. She explains that certain gene variations increase the risk of autoimmune conditions and chronic

    01:09:25 - Initial Reaction to the Genetic Information,
    Joey expresses feeling overwhelmed and impressed by the genetic information presented to him, noting that he has always enjoyed science and math.

    01:10:04 - Addressing Addiction on a Genetic Level,
    Beth questions how the genetic information relates to addiction. Dr. Higgins explains that addiction is influenced by multiple genetic markers and factors working together, rather than a singular gene.

    01:11:01 - Genetic Propensity and Substance Use,
    Dr. Higgins discusses the concept of a genetic predisposition to addiction, explaining that when multiple genetic markers are present, it creates a "perfect storm" for substance use to occur.

    01:13:14 - Update on Joey's Progress,
    Joey shares his positive experience after taking the suggested supplements for seven weeks. He reports feeling different in a good way, with increased energy, focus, and productivity.

    01:18:33 - Positive Changes and Future Outlook,
    Joey discusses the significant changes he has experienced, such as being more proactive, having ideas and following through on them. He expresses optimism about his future, focusing on productivity, stability, and happiness.

    01:24:54 - Achieving Baseline and Personal Growth,
    The conversation discusses how achieving baseline in one's life allows for personal growth and pursuing other interests like going to the gym. It emphasizes the importance of being open to trying different things and acknowledges the hard work put into achieving this state.

    01:25:27 - Wired for Addiction (Wired BioHealth),
    The podcast highlights the name change of Wired for Addiction to Wired BioHealth and encourages listeners to check out their website for more information. It expresses hope that this episode will help many people.


    Dr. Chelsea Green // Hacking Your Health By Optimizing Your Genetics

    Dr. Chelsea Green // Hacking Your Health By Optimizing Your Genetics

    On this episode of the Rebel WhiteCoat Podcast, Dr. Chelsea aka "Dr. Green Queen" talks about all things genetics, diet, and lifestyle in relation to disease risk and mental health. Dr. Chelsea Green a forever young pharmacist and a preventative medicine and genetics health coach. She is the founder of Green Roots Optimized Wellness (GROW) where she works as a genetic genius helping her clients reach sustainable, optimal wellness results utilizing their unique genetic makeup. Dr. Green is passionate about preventative medicine and is re-writing her story after genetic factors were unveiled. Her goal is to help clients with physical pain, mental strains, and hormone irregularities achieve optimized wellness by uncovering the root causes of their illnesses with functional medicine lab testing. 

    Highlights from this episode:

    • what led Dr. Chelsea into the world of genetics
    • diet & lifestyle tips if you are at higher risk of disease due to genetics or family history
    • the underlying reason of why stress and cortisol management is so important
    • connecting the role of nervous system regulation to stress
    • the significance of using your genetic results to your advantage
    • the importance of specific nutrients for mental health
    • steps to take to come off if you want to come off medications 
    • how functional genetic testing is different than ancestry genetic testing

    IG: Dr.ChelseaGreen
    Personal FB: https://www.facebook.com/dr.chelsea.green/
    Business FB: https://www.facebook.com/GreenRootsOptimizedWellness/
    Group FB: https://www.facebook.com/groups/geniusgeneticsforgrow
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/drchelseagreen
    Website: https://greenrootsoptimizedwellness.godaddysites.com/











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    How Our Life Experiences Influence Our Gene Expression And Overall Health

    How Our Life Experiences Influence Our Gene Expression And Overall Health

    This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health, Sensate, and Super Simple Protein

    Epigenetics is the study of how our environment and behavior can influence which of our genes are turned on or off. That’s right—we’re born with many different genes, but that does not mean they are all active. Genes can be activated or silenced from so many different things, like what you eat, how you move, and how you restore your system. Your thoughts, feelings, and social connections even regulate your genes too. You can turn on genes that create health or disease or weight gain or weight loss.

    In today’s episode, I talk with Drs. Jeff Bland, Bruce Lipton, and Todd LePine about how environmental and lifestyle factors are significant determining factors of your health.

    Dr. Jeff Bland is the founder of Big Bold Health, a company on a mission to transform the way people think about one of nature’s greatest innovations—the immune system. Through Big Bold Health, Jeff is advocating for the power of immuno-rejuvenation to enhance immunity at a global level, often through the rediscovery of ancient food crops and superfoods. Jeff’s career in health spans more than 40 years. A nutritional biochemist by training, he began in academia as a university professor. Jeff then spent three decades in the natural products industry, working alongside other pioneers.

    Dr. Bruce Lipton is a stem cell biologist and author of the bestselling books The Biology of Belief, Spontaneous Evolution, and The Honeymoon Effect. Dr. Lipton is the recipient of the prestigious Japanese Goi Peace Award and has been listed in “the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People” by Watkins Mind Body Spirit magazine for the last 13 years.

    Dr. Todd LePine graduated from Dartmouth Medical School and is board certified in internal medicine, specializing in Integrative Functional Medicine. He is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner. Prior to joining The UltraWellness Center, he worked as a physician at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA, for 10 years. Dr. LePine’s focus at The UltraWellness Center is to help his patients achieve optimal health and vitality by restoring the natural balance to both the mind and the body.

    This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health, Sensate, and Super Simple Protein.

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    How to Use Epigenetics to Change Your Life with Genevieve Searle

    How to Use Epigenetics to Change Your Life with Genevieve Searle

    In the last few years, I discovered the science of epigenetics and wow has it changed my perception of how we came to be who we are today.

    It still blows my mind that our gene expression is not just nature, as in it's set in stone i.e. you get what you get and you don't get upset, because you're born with it but it is also nurture. Your gene expression can change with your behaviour and environment which means you can change your life by changing your behaviours and environment!

    Yes, really!

    So as you evolve, so do the expression of your genes - simple, yet profound!

    On this episode, I chat with Genevieve Searle on:

    • How to use epigenetics to change your life
    • Well then...what is epigenetics?
    • Knowing the truth of who you are for better relationships
    • The importance of loving our body
    • Plus so much more!⁣

    Genevieve is an Epigenetics Mentor, The Optimisation Queen, Speaker, and Author. Using groundbreaking Epigenetic & Hormonal Profiling as the basis for all her work, Genevieve mentors heart-led, impact makers across the globe to align with their genetic genius so they can actualise their soul purpose. She has spoken on the TEDx Talk stage with "How to Thrive in an Era of Uncertainty” and is the 2022 ambassador for Feminessence Magazine & Amazon's #1 best-selling co-author.

    A veteran self, health, parenting & relationship hacker for 25 years this WILD woman has racked up a HUGE amount of knowledge, insight & experience & delights in weaving together cutting-edge A.I. technology with ancient wisdom & a whole lot of sass. Working with Genevieve comes with the warning “Enter at your own risk, you will not be the same woman after working with me.”

    When she isn’t speaking on massive stages she can be found dancing, writing, as a conscious mother to her 3 sons, ally to her lover of over 20 years and generally being fabulous.


    For more about Genevieve


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    Dr. Meg Mill // Finding Migraine Relief by Identifying and Correcting The Root Causes

    Dr. Meg Mill // Finding Migraine Relief by Identifying and Correcting The Root Causes

    Dr. Meg Mill is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, bestselling author, podcast host and speaker.  In her virtual Functional Medicine practice, she works with patients worldwide to heal the root cause of their health struggles through advanced diagnostic testing and personalized support.   

    She has been seen on Fox News Channel, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, in Reader's Digest, Health Magazine, and has appeared on many podcasts. In her podcast A Little Bit Healthier she discusses simple things you can add to your life every day to live a healthier, more fulfilled life.

    In this episode we dive deeper into a holistic approach to treating migraines at the root cause.

    Some highlights from this episode:

    • What it means to take a holistic approach to migraines
    • Common migraine triggers you may not be aware of
    • Heavy metals and the role they play in migraines
    • Rapid relief for migraines
    • Gut health and migraines
    • The role histamine plays in migraines
    • Posture and your headaches

    You will find all Dr. Meg Mill's resources and ways to connect with her.

    Thank you Dr Meg!!

    8 Step Guide to Say Goodbye to Headaches Naturally: www.HelpMyHeadaches.com

    Hormone Symptom Checklist:  Discover & Fix Your Hormonal Imbalances: www.HormoneFixer.com

    Head Strong: www.happinessbeyondheadaches.com and the webinar for it:www.headachefreedom.com

    Website: www.megmilll.com

    Podcast A Little Bit Healthier

    Instagram: www.instagram.com/drmegmill

    Facebook Group: A Little Bit Healthier


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    Jade Etter // IBS is BS & Healing IS Possible with a Functional Medicine & Root Cause Approach

    Jade Etter // IBS is BS & Healing IS Possible with a Functional Medicine & Root Cause Approach

    Jade is the Board Certified Physician Assistant turned Gut Health Consultant helping motivated women kick bloating, erratic bowel habits, and fatigue by focusing on nutrition, lifestyle, and nervous system regulation. She is the Founder/CEO of Jade Etter Wellness and Microbiome University. After passing her medical boards, she specialized in gastroenterology and hepatology with an acute care focus. 

    During her studies Jade was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. Unsatisfied with the one size fits all medical system treating her surface issues but failing to dive deeper into her condition, Jade began her personal journey with functional medicine and root cause healing leading to the creation of Jade Etter Wellness. She has helped hundreds of women virtually spanning across 19 states and 4 countries. 

    Some highlights from this episode:

    • Jade's struggle with ulcerative colitis & how it led to her becoming a highly sought after gut consultant
    • Why IBS is BS
    • Symptoms you may not realize are actually caused by poor gut health
    • The importance of nervous system regulation & gut health
    • The connection between your gut health & your mental health
    • The common causes of gut dysfunction
    • Are food sensitivity test worth doing?
    • Why focusing on supplements only is another bandaid approach

    Take her free quiz to help determine the root cause of your gut dysfunction HERE.

    IG: @Jadeetterwellness

    Thank you Jade!!! 



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    Dr. Jeffrey Bland: How To Get the Most Out of Your Genetic Potential

    Dr. Jeffrey Bland: How To Get the Most Out of Your Genetic Potential

    How can we get the most out of our genetic potential?

    Breakthroughs in science, research and epigenetics show us that we're not simply stuck with the genes we inherited from our parents.

    In fact, it's lifestyle factors like nutrition, movement, mindset and our environment that truly control the way that our genes are expressed. These simple choices we make every day snowball to create vitality and longevity or ill health and disease depending on how you live your life.

    So if you're interested in finding and treating the underlying causes of ill health instead of just chasing symptoms, this is the show for you.

    I'm honored that joining me on the show today is Dr. Jeffrey Bland, a world-renowned Nutrition Medicine Expert, Clinical Biochemist, founder of Big Bold Health, and bestselling author often called the “Father of Functional Medicine.”

    I think you're going to enjoy this one. We're talking about:

    • How to get the most out of our genetic potential
    • Ways to find and treat the root cause instead of just chasing symptoms
    • How to turn back the clock by rejuvenating your immune system
    • Why the gut is considered the second brain
    • Surprising ways that artificial ingredients affect us
    • Why the future of personalized medicine is looking very bright
    • And much more…

    Read the show notes: https://fatburningman.com/dr-jeffrey-bland-how-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-genetic-potential/ 

    Get videos, books, articles, downloads and more from Dr. Jeffrey Bland at https://JeffreyBland.com as well as https://BigBoldHealth.com 

    Join The Wild Guild and get freebies on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/abeljames 

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    Click here for your free Fat-Burning Kit: http://fatburningman.com/bonus 

    Kim Rogers // An Eye Opening Convo About Parasites with The Worm Queen Herself!

    Kim Rogers // An Eye Opening Convo About Parasites with The Worm Queen Herself!


    Think parasites aren't a problem in the US? Think again. Even the CDC admits to 60% of Americans being affected by parasites. It's a biggger problem than people want to admit and this conversation just might open your mind and change your life. 

    Kim Rogers, creator of the Parafy kit, worked in western medicine for 18+ years holding an Associates in Medical Specialties & Bachelors in Healthcare. During her 18 years in medical she worked in the field,academics, authored multiple medical books, wrote national
    allied health certification tests and served on medical
    advisory boards. While her own personal health took her
    away from this amazing path, it led her to an even better
    opportunity, helping others realize how important it is to
    understand their own bodies and health. Kim is the
    mushroom and Da Worm Queen!

    You can check out her website & purchase her Parafy kit here: https://www.rogershood.com?coupon=rebel5

    Use code: REBEL5 for a discount!

    Highlights from this episode:

    • Just how common parasites actually are
    • Ways to help avoid parasitic infection
    • THE simple, effective treatment for parasites 
    • How to properly prepare/wash food to lower risk of parasitic infection
    • What herbs are effective at killing parasites
    • The common synptoms that could actually be caused by parasites

    Connect with Kim here:

    TikTok @mrsrogershood

    IG @mrsrogers.hood

    Wjat a great podcast. Thank you Kim!



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    410: Eat Like Your Health Depends On It

    410: Eat Like Your Health Depends On It

    What would it look like to eat as if our health depended on it? What would we need to change? Steve Campbell, a cattle consultant running Tailor Made Cattle, had an accident that turned his whole world upside down. He realized that to heal properly, he needed to change his diet, and this led him to look at the provenance of his food and the health of the soil.

    What he has learned along the way is that what works for farmers and cattle ranchers works for human beings too: the power of epigenetics (lifestyle and dietary changes to support health), how to live "organic by design" (as opposed to by default), and how to foster an environment (on the land and in the body) that supports diversity, good health, and life.

    Visit Steve's website: Tailor Made Cattle

    Check out WAPF's 12 Spoon Restaurant Rating site: 12 Spoon Restaurant Rating Project

    See our sponsors: Paleo Valley, Serenity Farm Bread, and Optimal Carnivore.

    410: Eat Like Your Health Depends On It

    410: Eat Like Your Health Depends On It

    What would it look like to eat as if our health depended on it? What would we need to change? Steve Campbell, a cattle consultant running Tailor Made Cattle, had an accident that turned his whole world upside down. He realized that to heal properly, he needed to change his diet, and this led him to look at the provenance of his food and the health of the soil.

    What he has learned along the way is that what works for farmers and cattle ranchers works for human beings too: the power of epigenetics (lifestyle and dietary changes to support health), how to live "organic by design" (as opposed to by default), and how to foster an environment (on the land and in the body) that supports diversity, good health, and life.

    Visit Steve's website: Tailor Made Cattle

    Check out WAPF's 12 Spoon Restaurant Rating site: 12 Spoon Restaurant Rating Project

    See our sponsors: Paleo Valley, Serenity Farm Bread, and Optimal Carnivore.

    Are You Low on Dopamine? Not Motivated, Can't Focus, or Have Low Energy? Let's Boost It Naturally!

    Are You Low on Dopamine? Not Motivated, Can't Focus, or Have Low Energy? Let's Boost It Naturally!

    Have you been told you have a dopamine deficiency or ADHD? In this episode I go over my top tips for boosting dopamine naturally. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter needed for motivation, energy, and focus and there are many reason you may be experiencing low dopamine. As always, thank you for listening. I appreciate you.

    Please have a listen and let me know what your biggest takeaways are on social media. Have a topic you would love to be discussed? Shoot me an email at contactwildrootswellness@gmail.com

    You can book a FREE zoom call with me HERE if you are serious about potentially becoming a client: https://calendly.com/kellyrompelcoaching/20-minute-free-zoom-call-w-kelly

    All podcast interview inquiries can be sent to: contactwildrootswellness@gmail.com

    Website: https://www.wildrootsgenetics.com/