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This episode is part two of my conversation with Dr. Raymond Tolmos. In part 1 I introduced Dr. Ray, who has been my personal physician since 2016, and we discussed his role as a chiropractic internist or DABCI.
In part 1 of our conversation, we talked about blood work, anemia, cholesterol, insulin resistance, and prostate health. So if you haven’t already, be sure to listen to part 1.
In part 2 of our conversation, we discuss all things autoimmunity, from the terminology around autoimmunity such as disease, disorder, and condition, to the definition of autoimmunity and exactly what it is, to different types of autoimmune conditions that exist, such as Hashimoto's thyroiditis, lupus, and inflammatory bowel diseases, like Crohn's, colitis, and celiac. And we talk about how to holistically treat autoimmunity.
We also talk about COVID-19 and the relationship or impact the virus can have on the immune system, specifically those with autoimmunity, and how it can lead to what is being called long haulers Covid, or long Covid. And we also discuss vaccines.
Lastly, we discuss antibiotics. We talk about how they work, what some of the misconceptions are, how they can drastically impact your immune system, and the dangers of over-prescription, and overuse.
There is a lot to get into in this episode, as it was a very thorough conversation about a number of very important topics, so thank you for tuning in!