Lucas and Brion talk about Dopamine, Cocaine, and how to lead a life with optimized dopamine levels (hint: Cocaine is bad) Notes: What is dopamine? : https://blog.cognifit.com/functions-of-dopamine-serve-you/ Dopamine Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dopamine Dopamine Receptors: https://www.livestrong.com/article/141471-5-types-dopamine-receptors/ Dopamine, survival, and reward: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5820768/ How to increase Dopamine Naturally: https://bebrainfit.com/increase-dopamine/ Alcohol and Dopamine: https://sundayscaries.com/blog/alcohol-and-dopamine-how-does-it-work/ Mice Starve Without Dopamine: https://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/27/science/27angier.html?_r=0 Anhedonia: https://www.healthline.com/health/depression/anhedonia […]

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September 4, 2019

Ep. 28 Dopamine and Leading a Meaningful Life

Notes: Lucas and Brion have Dr. Erin Anderson and Dr. Dejan over to chat about their new practice and give us the lowdown on what it means to be an ND. Music by Jenny Jahlee from Live at KBOO HomePage: Quaxpodcast.com

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August 28, 2019

Ep. 27 What does a Naturopath (ND) actually do? Interview with Dr. Erin Anderson

Grant Genereux explains a new controversial diet and details his journey with auto immunity, kidney disease, and eczema.  This is Quax’s first true long form interview!  Enjoy Grant Genereux is an engineer and geologist.  He is 54 years old and lives in Western Canada. He has absolutely no medical experience, and is not offering or […]

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August 21, 2019

Ep. 26 Interview Grant Genereux: Vitamin A is a Poison!

Lucas and Brion chat about an interesting compound from Broccoli that increases detoxification and has some real promise with Autism. Notes: NRF2: https://selfhacked.com/blog/about-nrf2-and-natural-ways-to-increase-it/ Activating NRF2: https://www.mygenefood.com/activating-nrf2-pathway-nutrition-need-know/ Sulforaphane: https://selfhacked.com/blog/panacea-benefits-broccoli-sprouts-sulforaphane/ John Hopkins Autism Study: https://www.pnas.org/content/111/43/15550 Ongoing Trial with Sulforaphane: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02561481 Doctor talking about treating Autism with Sulforaphane: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juqGDctwa58 Sulforaphane is crap article: https://www.kevinstock.io/health/health-dangers-of-cruciferous-vegetables/ BrocElite Interview on their […]

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August 14, 2019

Ep. 25 The Broccoli Extract that May Beat Autism

Lucas and Brion share some celebrity stories, highlight a recent story in CNN about a miraculous 11 year recovery story of determination and indomitable will to survive, and wrap things up with an article about spending time in Nature. Notes: Doug Lindsay CNN Article: https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/27/health/doug-lindsay-invented-surgery-trnd/index.html Doug Lindsay Ted Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4s0uNy8Q2g Doug Lindsay Short Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7Qpi0VpMcU […]

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August 7, 2019

Ep. 24 Tom Cruise with a side of Sammy Hagar, and 11 Years in Bed

Lucas and Brion get into the nitty gritty on how you can clear up your arteries and avoid heart disease. Notes: Corticosteroids associated with higher incidence of heart disease: https://www.webmd.com/asthma/news/20041115/steroids-linked-to-higher-heart-disease-risk Mercola on Inflammation causing Heart Disease: https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/09/13/inflammation-linked-to-cardiac-disease.aspx LDL Cholesterol not linked to Heart Disease: https://www.nhs.uk/news/heart-and-lungs/study-says-theres-no-link-between-cholesterol-and-heart-disease/ Stephanie Seneff Website: https://people.csail.mit.edu/seneff/ Study on main Seneff Theory: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4456713/ […]

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July 31, 2019

Ep. 23 A New Comprehensive Model of Heart Disease…and the Answer!

Lucas and Brion tip toe around useless surgeries and cover some crazy customers from the health food store. Articles: 400 Ineffective Medical Procedures: https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2019/06/11/Scientists-declare-nearly-400-medical-practices-ineffective/4451560281604/ https://www.sciencealert.com/recent-study-finds-400-medical-devices-procedures-or-practices-that-are-ineffective?fbclid=IwAR3hFRZM1cYMfLL_wFkbjQIj4xQ2NCw8Akdmj5hHWY3MJkEWQ4708I8yLI0 Medical Reversal Study: https://elifesciences.org/articles/45183 John Oliver Medical Device Piece: Stents: https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/11/3/16599072/stent-chest-pain-treatment-angina-not-effective Clean your arteries: More Useless surgeries: Knee Useless Surgery: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa013259#t=article Choose Wisely Campaign: http://www.choosingwisely.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Choosing-Wisely-Recommendations.pdf https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2457401 Music by Jenny Jahlee […]

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July 24, 2019

Ep. 22 Never Get These Surgeries!

Lucas and Brion talk about the powerful Berberine along with some bad news about CBD. CBD Articles: https://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/24/9/1694 https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeadams/2019/06/18/marijuana-study-finds-cbd-can-cause-liver-damage/?fbclid=IwAR1v1-3jorpyOTxhObZIHAXKHFsUHoZjTfPf7hrnQTaXTg9re9GjXAl7h8A#15facc5043ff https://www.healthline.com/health-news/marijuana-may-protect-the-liver-from-alcohol-but-experts-urge-caution#Alcohol-causes-inflammation https://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Article/2019/05/24/New-mouse-study-finds-level-of-liver-toxicity-for-CBD Dr. Axe on Berberine: https://draxe.com/berberine/ Berberine vs Metformin: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18442638 Berberine and fat storage: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3310165/ Dr. Axe AMPK: https://draxe.com/ampk/ AMPK Activators: http://ampkactivator.net/ Metformin Side Effects: https://litfl.com/metformin-associated-lactic-acidosis/ Berberine vs Antiobiotic: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4030608/ Berberine the antidepressant: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/18585703/ Berberine […]

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July 17, 2019

Ep. 21 Powerful Berberine and Bad News on CBD

Lucas and Brion kick off the 20th episode with a special report on Cholesterol, Statins, and whether they are even beneficial at all. Articles: Statins and type 2 diabetes: https://www.diabetes.co.uk/news/2019/jun/statins-more-than-double-the-risk-of-type-2-diabetes,-us-scientists-reveal-97011252.html?fbclid=IwAR3Wpkcl_ehUfyU6_IukkSuYxIpzQVgsrCosJKHryqriqVT6G-H5022f5pk Story of Statin Discovery: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3108295/ Guidelines on Cholesterol: https://www.thecardiologyadvisor.com/home/conference-highlights/aha-2018-meeting-highlights/aha-acc-release-updated-guidelines-for-cholesterol-management/ https://newsroom.heart.org/news/updated-cholesterol-guidelines-offer-more-personalized-risk-assessment-additional-treatment-options-for-people-at-the-highest-risk Doctor Suggesting Cholesterol under 300: https://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/13/us/experts-set-lower-low-for-levels-of-cholesterol.html Cholesterol Myths:  https://www.doctoroz.com/article/cholesterol-facts-vs-myths More cholesterol Myths: http://www.yourmedicaldetective.com/public/1016.cfm FDA Zocor […]

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July 10, 2019

Ep. 20 Special Report on Cholesterol and Statins

Lucas solo casts today on Turkey tail, Google censorship, bone spurs from phone use, and the rhythm of sleep. Turkey Tail:www.organicfacts.net/turkey-tail-mushrooms.htmlhealthyfocus.org/benefits-turkey-tail-mushrooms/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22185453www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5298263/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3440946/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4890100/www.dl.begellhouse.com/journals/708a…5cc9e72b.htmlwww.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29243310www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22701186www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/integr…oriolus-versicolor Dr. Axe Summary: draxe.com/turkey-tail-mushroom/ Turkey Tail Summary: www.healthline.com/nutrition/turke…shroom#section4 NBC Article Skull Horn: www.nbcnews.com/health/health-new…ll-bumps-n1019736 www.nbcnews.com/health/health-new…rs-skull-n1021706 Sleep Article: articles.mercola.com/sites/articles…d-obesity.aspx Products:Turkey Tail Host Defense Pills:  amzn.to/2Lvx3LY Turkey Tail Powder: amzn.to/2KPP1Jk Recommended: https://quaxpodcast.com/recommended

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July 3, 2019

Ep. 19 Turkey Tail for Deep Immunity, Google Censorship, Bone Spurs, and Sleep Rhythm