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245: The Inflammation Equation with Dr. Tom O’Bryan l Decoding the Steps for Optimal Well-Being

May 13, 2024 | Season 3


Join us for this episode with Dr. Tom O'Bryan, also known as the “Sherlock Holmes” for chronic disease. He unravels the profound link between mental health and the gut microbiome, emphasizing that symptoms are not merely a deficiency, but rather signals of underlying imbalances within the body. He also shares the impact of toxic relationships and adverse childhood events on our health, pointing out the importance of addressing emotional trauma for holistic well-being. We also get into testing options to assess total toxin burden, gluten sensitivity, and neuroinflammation, as well as his groundbreaking concept – “the inflammation equation. Tune in to uncover the secrets to unlocking your body's innate healing potential.

Dr. Tom O'Bryan is an internationally recognized speaker focused on food sensitivities, environmental toxins and the development of autoimmune diseases. Dr. O’Bryan is considered a “Sherlock Holmes” for chronic disease and holds teaching faculty positions with the Institute for Functional Medicine and the National University of Health Sciences. He is the author of You Can Fix Your Brain and The Autoimmune Fix.


0:51 Welcome to the show!

3:27 Dr. Tom O’Bryan’s Bio

3:59 Welcome him to the podcast!

5:42 The top causes of death

7:20 Stop chasing root cause

11:40 Depression & Gut Microbiome

14:48 Getting support from your Physician

16:08 Symptoms are not a deficiency

20:05 Docuseries “Betrayal”

21:30  Toxic relationships, ACE scores & chronic disease

25:53 *Magnesium Breakthrough*

28:01 Healthspan vs Lifespan with disease

32:55 Neural Zoomer Plus for Neuroinflammation

35:08 Your sense of smell & inhaled toxins

42:18 The accumulation of chemicals

46:50 The Inflammation Equation

52:33 Additional lab testing for inflammation

54:31 The “Emergency Brakes” on your health

59:32 His final piece of advice

1:03:05 Where to find him!

1:06:49 Thanks for tuning in!







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