The Autoimmune Cure: Healing the Trauma & Triggers that Turn Your Body Against You - Dr. Sara Gottfried | EP 176
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🧠 Stay ahead with the latest in science, nutrition, and wellness by subscribing to Dr. Perlmutter’s newsletter at: ✉️🌱 Hello everyone. I am delighted to let you all know about this episode of The Empowering Neurologist. We discuss fundamentally important new book, The Autoimmune Cure, by one of my dearest friends on the planet, New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Sara Gottfried. In this interview, Dr. Gottfried enlightens us as to what is really underlying the vast array of autoimmune conditions. Yes, we do get into the weeds, but the information she provides is not just fascinating, but fully empowering as well. Prepare to be enlightened as she sheds light on how trauma can intricately rewire our bodies, ultimately becoming the catalyst for autoimmune diseases. With a prevalence that's skyrocketing globally, autoimmune conditions affect millions, yet the root cause often remains elusive. Conventional medicine's approach often falls short in effectively diagnosing and treating autoimmune disorders. Many individuals grapple with baffling symptoms ranging from fatigue to brain fog, from aches and pains to anxiety, unaware that their immune system is the culprit behind their distress. Drawing from her wealth of experience in precision medicine, Dr. Gottfried has uncovered a compelling correlation between autoimmune disease and a history of trauma, a revelation that's shaping the future of autoimmune care. But here's the exciting and empowering part—there's hope. Dr. Gottfried's revolutionary program outlined in he Autoimmune Cure offers a beacon of hope for those navigating the treacherous waters of autoimmune ailments. By addressing the root cause head-on and providing a comprehensive roadmap to reset the immune system, this program empowers individuals to reclaim their health and vitality. So,  join us as we embark on a transformative journey towards autoimmune liberation. Whether you're grappling with autoimmune symptoms yourself or seeking to deepen your understanding of immune health, this podcast episode promises to be a beacon of insight and inspiration. ==== 0:00 Intro 2:15 We’re Looking at Autoimmune Wrong 8:04 Using Psychedelics for Healing Trauma  12:58 Long Covid’s Impact on the Body 16:11 Thyroid Disruption 19:03 The Microbiome’s Impact on Immune Function 24:55 Symptoms Checklist & MS 30:26 Why Women have a Higher Risk  37:19 Praise for Dr. Gottfried’s World 44:29 Conclusion ==== Sara Szal Gottfried MD is a physician, researcher, author, and educator. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and MIT, and completed residency at UCSF, but is more likely to prescribe a CGM and personalized nutrition plan than the latest pharmaceutical. Dr. Gottfried is a global keynote speaker and the author of four New York Times bestselling books about hormones, nutrition, and health. Her latest book is called THE AUTOIMMUNE CURE (March 2024). She is Clinical Assistant Professor in Dept. of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences at Thomas Jefferson University, and Director of Precision Medicine at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health. She takes care of executives and professional athletes. Her focus is at the interface of mental and physical health, N-of-1 trial design, personalized molecular profiling, use of wearables, and how to leverage these tools to improve health outcomes. Learn more at ___________________________ Instagram: Website: Subscribe to our channel:
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