Regenerating Your Thymus Gland, BPC-157, The Liver King Controversy, Growth Hormones & Much More With Marcos De Andrade (Dr. De).

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Your body doesn't know what it doesn't know.

What I mean by that is that – according to my guest on this podcast – if you introduce a foreign substance, your body's immune system will mount a response – and often, that response can have negative health consequences.

From steroids to even everyday legal compounds, these unrecognizable elements may lead to severe autoimmune disease, gut problems, cancer, and more. Certain supplements and chemicals can also make you age faster because they interfere with your natural biological processes, temporarily or even permanently altering them.

When I was in Miami recently, I decided to drop in (specifically, on a scooter I rode from the beach) and talk to a relatively new friend of mine, Dr. Marcos De Andrade, who goes by “Dr. De”. We met at the facility in Miami that Dr. De founded called Biohax. The services at Biohax include complete biochemical analyses with panels designed to look at different concerns such as performance, mood, and toxin exposure. Based on those results, the “health magicians” at Biohax apply what they call their “4R Strategy” to remove inflammatory agents, replenish micronutrients, reinoculate your gut, and recover through sleep and therapeutics.

Dr. De and I did a brief Instagram Live together at the end of last year, during which we talked about his areas of expertise, including steroids, hormones, peptides, and more. Although he doesn't practice medicine right now, Dr. De received a Doctorate in Medicine (M.D.) in a hybrid program from the U.S. and Europe at the Medical University of Silesia in Poland. He then obtained an MBA from Nova International Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Lastly, he went on to complete a research fellowship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic in Weston Florida in the department of surgery and metabolism. So, needless to say, the guy is legit.

Through his own journey of self-improvement, Dr. De began to understand the impact of his biochemical footprint on his life outcomes – inspiring him to found Biohax and its mission: helping others become their best selves. His goal is to create a worldwide system of talented health professionals that can help people everywhere live healthier and more fulfilling lifestyles. By providing valuable services tailored for each individual, Dr. De hopes that together they can achieve a life filled with purposeful potential.

In this discussion with Dr. De, we open up his thoughts on the Liver King controversy (a topic I haven't spoken much about on a podcast yet), growth hormones, how to regenerate your thymus gland, and much more. We also answer more Instagram Live questions. I hope you have as much fun listening as I did recording!

During our discussion, you'll discover:

-Episode intro…05:39

-The Liver King issues with fat…11:31

  • Dr. De’s frustration with the fitness community
  • What people are saying about the lies and claims of Liver King
  • What the Liver King does is dangerous for the liver
  • Testosterone replacement therapy

-A meta-analysis on growth hormone deficiency in adults…13:49

-How to regenerate the thymus gland in your body…18:19

-What was the Liver King doing that is dangerous?…23:28

  • Stanozolol (Winstrol)
    • When you're using something that your body does not produce, your body will attack whatever it does not know; that's what causes cancers and autoimmunity
  • Oxandrolone
  • It's not the synthetic nature, it's the biocompatibility with the body

-What’s the best way to know if you’re taking enough growth hormone?…27:19

  • Bloodwork
  • Cyrex Array
  • Free testosterone – 750 to 1100 range
  • IGFBP-3 is a good indicator
  • Guidelines on how to prescribe growth hormones

-Could growth hormone be less problematic with adequate flavonoids?…30:52

-How Ben got started with endurance training…46:44

-Q&A from Instagram…56:04

  1. Share a bit about BPC-157?
    • A body protection compound
    • LVLUP Health
    • Dr. John Lieurance
    • For any gastric GI repair, also for musculoskeletal repair
    • Compounded with BPC:
      • Tirzepatide as Mounjaro (GLP-1 inhibitors)
      • Semaglutide as Ozempic (GLP-1 inhibitors)
  2. Does increasing or injecting NAD daily decrease your body's natural production of NAD similar to a testosterone injection?
  3. What dosage and type of testosterone do you recommend for a male over 40 years old?
    • Dosing has to go off of your blood work; It all depends on that blood work
    • Ben microdoses with testosterone cream (compounded by Dr. Craig Koniver)
  4. Do you have a good site or brands for peptides?
  5. Where do you get your glasses?
  6. Are electrolyte powders safe to ingest if they're synthetic, like potassium chloride/citrate or other salts of macro minerals as opposed to bioavailable electrolytes?

-And much more…

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One thought on “Regenerating Your Thymus Gland, BPC-157, The Liver King Controversy, Growth Hormones & Much More With Marcos De Andrade (Dr. De).

  1. Anthony Guastella says:

    Tailormade compounding is not out of business.

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