Episode 75

A Functional Approach to Gut Health with Dr Datis Kharrazian


October 19th, 2021

57 mins 23 secs

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About this Episode

Datis Kharrazian is a Harvard Medical School trained and award-winning clinical research scientist, academic professor, and world-renowned functional medicine health care provider. He develops evidence-based models to treat autoimmune, neurological, and unidentified chronic diseases with non-pharmaceutical applications. His clinical models of evidence-based medicine are used by several academic institutions and thousands of health care providers throughout the world.

The Kharrazian Institute was developed as an educational institute focused on teaching clinical practice models to healthcare professionals that are interested in nutrition, dietary, and lifestyle approaches to help improve the lives of patients suffering from chronic conditions.

In this episode, Dr. Kharrazian shares his clinical wisdom regarding the management of gastrointestinal health. The conversation ranges from the role of traumatic brain injury in digestive disorders to his approach to assessing and treating gut conditions. This makes for highly valuable content for healthcare professionals, especially those practicing functional medicine.

*Highlights *

  • A functional approach to gut conditions (6:20)
  • Traumatic brain injury and the gut-brain-axis (18:00)
  • Approaching autoimmune digestive disorders (27:00)
  • Correcting gut health from North to South (32:30)
  • Examining intestinal permeability (37:30)
  • The importance of microbiome diversity (44:00)
  • About the Kharrazian Institute (52:00)

Useful links

Dr Datis Kharrazian website: https://drknews.com/

The Kharrazian Institute: https://kharrazianinstitute.com/

Paper - Reaction of Human Monoclonal Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 Proteins With Tissue Antigens: Implications for Autoimmune Diseases - https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fimmu.2020.617089/full

Other citations for Dr Kharrazian - https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=y2wtigwAAAAJ&hl=en