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Health-Related Interviews

Over the last year, I have neglected to add health-related content to the NRGTRIBE.com site. I turned much of my attention and effort into creating content on the WFOLIFEPODCAST.com.

Fortunately, much of the content on the NGRTRIBE.com stands the test of time. Rarely, do I create content that changes or loses impact over time.

That said, I wanted to make sure followers of the NRGTRIBE.com know where to find my most recent health, fitness, and human performance content.

In this quick post, I will share 3 interviews I did with Dr. John Sullivan on various health topics.

Interview: Dr. John Sullivan, The Case For Food AS Medicine

Interview: Dr. John Sullivan, Natural Approaches to Thyroid Health

Interview: Dr. John Sullivan, Nutrition for a Strong Heart

I would love to hear feedback on these episodes!

If you would like to discuss in greater detail, I welcome you to sign up for the WFOLIFEPODCAST or even better, chat with me directly on the

Future Focus Health Network!

I always welcome questions and suggestions for topics.

All the Best!

William G Curtis, MD

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COVID 19 Update 6/26/2020: Limited Outpatient Testing

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Episode Details

Dr. Curtis updates the community on shortages of outpatient testing for COVID 19.

He also provides some practical thoughts on what to do when testing is not available and reasonable steps to take for clinical diagnosis of COVID 19

If you want to follow the discussion or ask questions, join up in the Future Focus Health Network — Covid 19 Topic

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COVID 19 Update: Thoughts on the Second Wave

William Curtis, MD
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Episode Highlights:

In this short podcast, Dr. Curtis shares his insights and experience treating COVID-19 cases in the recent second wave of community spread.

In this episode, you will hear practical discussion and rationale thoughts on what you can and can’t do about the spread of Covid-19.

In the closing minutes, Dr. Curtis also answers questions submitted by folks in the Future Focus Health Network.

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Never spam, always positive, and focused on real health, lifestyle, and human performance topics.

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COVID 19 Update: What are you doing with MARGIN?

“You must create more margin so you have room for what’s important, not merely urgent.”

Michael Hyatt
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Margin is this time, and mental head-space needed to look up from day to day activities and understand where we are, what our real priorities are, and assess the course of our lives.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of that for us lately…

Listen in on this important reminder to use margin, build margin and maintain margin.

Other Similar Topics:

Purposeful Rest

Morning Routines

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COVID 19 Update: Supplements that Help Boost Immunity

William Curtis, MD
Covid 19 MO

Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.

Dorothy Thompson
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I was recently asked which supplement I thought might be most beneficial for boosting immunity and preparing to fight viral illnesses during the recent COVID 19 Pandemic.

So often, I believe people get overwhelmed by differing opinions–take this take that.

This post represents my attempt at helping people who trust my opinion to prepare themselves.

Though I will discuss supplements, let us not forget how the human body builds immunity, repairs, and rejuvenates itself

Sleep

Research is very clear, 7-9 hours of sleep is essential. Anything less and inflammation, immune function, cancer prevention, stress, and hormone balance decline. Please, turn off cell phones, TV’s, media fast, and give yourself the opportunity to take the important step of allowing yourself 7-9 hours of uninterrupted sleep.

Diet

Sugar, Soda, Alcohol, fruit juice, pastries, candy and all forms of processed, carbohydrate laden foods suppress immunity. Give your body the best chance against viruses by limiting these addictive and harmful foods. As best as you can, eat vegetables, meat, and good fats. These are the foods that help us repair, defend, and win against outside bodily invaders. A strong immunity requires minerals, vitamins, proteins, and good fats.

Exercise

Movement and exercise have shown to have massive influence on heart disease, cancer, obesity, diabetes, and yes immune function. Regular aerobic exercise is fundamental to keeping our immunity maximal. During this pandemic, consider walking or light calisthenics 5-6 x per week. Do what you can, where you are, with what you have. Remember any physical activity helps. Sedentary people get sick more, have more chronic ailments and die more frequently. Get Moving!

Supplements

First, I tend to recommend food based supplements. Better yet, get most of your vitamins from food if you can. But, circumstances may limit access to quality food.

I recommend, in order of importance, the following supplements to help prevent illness during flu season and to prevent or reduce effects of COVID-19

Each of these have a therapeutic rationale for improving health, thereby boosting bodily immunity.

Multi-vitamin

When in doubt, take a quality food based multi-vitamin. These were designed to fill in the gaps in the modern diet. My favorite is CATALYN. Made by Standard Process, I typically recommend this product to everyone. I normally recommend 3-6 tablets daily.

Probiotics

“Good Bacteria” serve as the first line of defense in our body. A tiny layer of bacteria live in the lining of our digestive tract. Introducing probiotics builds a healthy layer of defense against outside invaders. Combined with a health diet, may be the most powerful way to fight outside invaders.

My favorite pro-biotic, though there are many high quality pro-biotics, is ACIDOPHILUS 4×6 Billion, made by NOW PRODUCTS. I normally recommend 1-2 daily.

Zinc

This key mineral shortens the course of viral illnesses and helps prevent them. This is especially true when taken within 24 hours of the onset of a virus (Like COVID 19). This is a Category A recommendation based on 13 randomized controlled trials. It works, use it.

Personally I prefer ZINC LIVER CHELATE (Food based version of zinc from Standard Process) 3 daily recommended

Summary

Do the little things– they matter.

Maintain a positive attitude.

Maintain social-distancing until we receive the all clear.

Protect and support older friends and family.

Do with less, serve others and we shall all get through this situation.

IF you would like more information or my team to mail you the supplements suggested, call 361-387-3500.

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