October 23, 2013
Oct 23, 2013 Podcast: Hidden sources of gluten, what to do about crunching in your knees, Jessa Greenfield's top natural eczema cures, is vitamin D toxic, how to know if a supplement is illegal, and natural remedies for sports hernia.
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Hidden Sources of Gluten
Is it possible to be gluten intolerant or sensitive to it and not know it or show symptoms?
What To Do About Crunching In Your Knees
His knees have recently stated making a “crunchy” noise in a squat, while walking up stairs or doing a lunge. Not much pain but he has noticed some swelling, stiffness and instability in his knees. Are there some supplements, exercises or therapies he should take? He runs, lifts weights and plays hockey (goalie) which means his knees are very important to him.
Jessa Greenfield's top natural eczema cures
She has reoccurring instances of eczema around her eyes. She gets dryness and then it creates wrinkles – not good. She has gone to a dermatologist and tried creams and even low-dose cortisone (oral) and it goes away and comes back again and again. Is there something else she can try?
Is Vitamin D Toxic?
She called in to the podcast about a year ago about her muscle twitches and “bubbles” in her calves. After trying to get pregnant she found out that her Vitamin D levels were low, so she started taking 50,000 IUs twice a week. Before she started taking it she was cramping, weak in the legs and stumbling during and after a race. Since she started the Vit D she feels much better, is running awesome and doesn't get any more legs cramps. Does this makes any sense?
How To Know if a Supplement is Illegal
She is interested in the TianChi product but is an elite athlete and is tested by WADA and USADA. She knows the ingredients aren't banned by WADA but could there be cross-contamination? Is this something she needs to worry about?
Natural remedies for sports hernia
He has a sports hernia (Athletic Pubalgia) and doesn't want to have surgery. He has had some success rehabbing himself (feels like he is back to 70%) but would like some guidance on using a combination of physical therapy, modality and exercise. Do you have any suggestions?
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