Learned Helplessness and Depression are crucial issues facing humanity today. Serotonin is the key to understanding these issues. Notes: What is Serotonin Health Line: https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/serotonin#functions Self-Hacked Serotonin: https://selfhacked.com/blog/serotonin-happy-neurotransmitter/ Depression Article The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/07/is-everything-you-think-you-know-about-depression-wrong-johann-hari-lost-connections?fbclid=IwAR1-A_G4vdu9R6P-Es7_D7oO59K6C01GnSKOjaij3flVE_41jgKbZIoetx0 Depression is an individualized disease: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2950973/ Selective Publication of Antidepressant Trials: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsa065779#t=article Side Effects of SSRIs Outweigh the Benefits: https://www.madinamerica.com/2019/06/researcher-critiques-misleading-claims-antidepressants/ Increase in […]

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November 6, 2019

Ep 37 Serotonin: The Apathy Hormone

Lucas and Brion talk about the scars they have gathered taking supplements, and the most common mistakes they see people make on their pathway to health. Notes: Glucuronidation: https://selfhacked.com/blog/glucuronidation-detox-estrogen-hormone-balance-prevent-cancer-red-meat/ Black Pepper: https://selfhacked.com/blog/black-pepper-piperine/ Music by Jenny Jahlee from Live at KBOO Home: www.quaxpodcast.com

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October 30, 2019

Ep. 36 The Top Five Mistakes of Taking Supplements

Lucas and Dr. Dejan sit down to chat about his practice, what he is seeing out there, and a couple of his cancer patients. Dr. Dejan Matijevic is a naturopath trained in Arizona. Originally from Canada, his fiance and Erin both work in Healthy Habit Health Foods located in Phoenix Arizona. You can schedule consultations […]

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October 24, 2019

Ep. 35 Interview with Dr. Dejan Matijevic: Cancer, High Dose Vit C, and Health Trends

Lucas and Brion talk about systemic enzymes which are an awesome, albeit expensive, option for pain. Replace regular NSAIDs in your medicine cabinet and save yourself from the GI bleed! Notes: What is an enzyme: https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/enzyme Weird theory on the body only making a certain number of enzymes: https://karynraw.com/systemic-enzymes/ Serrapeptase is absorbed into the blood […]

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October 16, 2019

Ep. 34 The Pain Killer You Want In Your Cabinet

Ever been curious about what Magic Mushrooms can do for your health? Brions talks about his personal experiment and Lucas covers the golden ratio, aspirin, and hyperbaric oxygen chambers. Notes: Alzheimer’s and Oxygen Therapy: https://www.nola.com/news/article_65b30674-654f-5c9b-92ac-fb7a7900a08a.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share Aspirin and Pollution: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191002165233.htm Deadly NSAIDs: http://americannutritionassociation.org/newsletter/deadly-nsaids Golden Ratio is Skulls: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191003083252.htm?fbclid=IwAR3mF-qzDRn9wNA6No00v8XXy-afQyZSE8CIxhPv28fFPNKpQpdZL423niI What is the Golden Ratio: https://www.livescience.com/37704-phi-golden-ratio.html Products: What […]

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October 9, 2019

Ep. 33 Magic Mushrooms and the News

Lucas and Brion tackle Blood Pressure in distinct phases Notes: Hypertension Basics: https://www.webmd.com/hypertension-high-blood-pressure/guide/blood-pressure-causes#2 Blood Pressure Levels: https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/high-blood-pressure/understanding-blood-pressure-readings Sodium Reduction and Blood Pressure: https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article-abstract/109/5/1273/5480600 Mercola High BP Treatment: https://articles.mercola.com/high-blood-pressure/treatment.aspx Blood Pressure Remedies: https://articles.mercola.com/high-blood-pressure/remedies.aspx Diuretics increase type 2 diabetes risk: https://www.worldhealth.net/news/diuretics_may_increase_diabetes_risk_by_/ Diuretics increase type 2 diabetes risk by 30%: 15 Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318716.php […]

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October 2, 2019

Ep. 32 The RIGHT Way to Handle Blood Pressure

Lucas and Brion talk about this nightmare of an antibiotic that is being prescribed in the millions. Notes: Antibiotics Tied to Heart Valve Problems: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/17/well/live/antibiotics-fluoroquinolones-cipro-levaquin-heart-valve-problems.html?searchResultPosition=1&fbclid=IwAR1RRjE0r2gwxvTt48gbW1DQhjg1ulUnZmOp1IUrmnU1oie4Rind5nDxN3E Antibiotics for Anthrax: https://www.drgreene.com/antibiotics-anthrax/ Flouroquinolone Side Effects, Dosage, and Usage: https://www.drugs.com/cons/fluoroquinolones.html Commonly used Antibiotics May Lead to Heart Problems Study: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190910154710.htm Oxidative Stress of Flouroquinolones: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3249743/?report=printable Warning Signs of Toxicity: […]

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September 25, 2019

Ep. 31 NEVER take this antibiotic…willingly

Lucas talks to himself about fluoride, junk food diets, and how to make sure your doctor is giving you individualized treatment, not public policy treatments. Notes: Teenager Goes Blind after only eating Junk Food: https://www.newsweek.com/teenager-blind-fries-chips-white-bread-sausages-ham-elementary-school-1456937 B12 Deficiency and Optic Neuropathy: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16198909 Fluoride Consumption from Mother lowers Children’s IQ: https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2019/09/03/fluoride-causes-brain-damage.aspx MD Whistleblower: https://mdwhistleblower.blogspot.com/2019/09/should-high-blood-pressure-be-treated.html

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September 18, 2019

Ep. 30 Make your Kids Less Dumb, Junk Food Diets, and Your Body as Public Policy

Lucas and Brion talk about the introduction of the colonoscopy as screening for the general population and find corruption, moneyed interest, and the usual Medical Industrial Complex shenanigans.  But, is it still worth getting? Notes: Dramatic Cancer Drop not Attributed to Screening: https://www.healthnewsreview.org/2016/05/colonoscopies-get-the-glory-but-reasons-for-dramatic-decline-in-colon-cancer-are-unclear/ Medicare reimbursement began for colonoscopies in 2001: https://www.healthnewsreview.org/2010/03/memo-to-harry-smith-cbs-news-re-colonoscopy-crusading/ Chances of getting serious […]

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September 12, 2019

Ep. 29 Should I Get a Colonoscopy?

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 […]

Podcast Episodes

September 4, 2019

Ep. 28 Dopamine and Leading a Meaningful Life