Oct. 8, 2021
Evan Hirsch, MD, is a world-renowned fatigue expert and the Founder & CEO of the International Center for Fatigue. Through his best-selling book, podcast, and online programs, he has helped thousands of people around the world boost their energy naturally, and is on a mission to help a million more. He has been featured widely on television, podcasts, and summits.
On this podcast, Evan discusses the many different causes of fatigue and his 4-step process for treating it. He shares details about his Fix Your Fatigue program, which has identified 10 different causes of fatigue - and Evan notes that everyone has multiple causes. To complicate things further, everyone has different multiple causes, so no one treatment works for everyone. Evan shares resources for identifying the causes of your fatigue and simple steps you can take to improve your energy levels today.
[00:00:20] Gabriel Niles, MD introduced us at the Ancestral Health Symposium.
[00:00:41] How Evan became interested in medicine and fatigue.
[00:02:28] Book: Fix Your Fatigue: The four step process to resolving chronic fatigue, achieving abundant energy and reclaiming your life!, by Evan H. Hirsch MD.
[00:04:29] Viruses that can be transmitted that can end up triggering fatigue.
[00:06:21] How to know if you have an abnormal level of fatigue.
[00:08:16] Book: This Is Your Mind on Plants, by Michael Pollan.
[00:08:41] Surviving on caffeine.
[00:09:48] Different levels of fatigue (levels based on treatment needed).
[00:11:22] Toxicities that we're exposed to that need to be removed to alleviate fatigue.
[00:11:54] 4-Quadrant Model.
[00:12:58] Best diets for fixing fatigue.
[00:14:53] 4-step process: 1. assess causes 2. replace deficiencies 3. opening detox pathways 4. remove toxicities.
[00:17:19] Adrenals, mitochondria, thyroid - the "Big 3" factors that help restore energy.
[00:21:42] "Detox"; Herbal products + external therapies.
[00:24:42] Mold exposure and toxicity.
[00:28:51] Article: Your building might be making you sick. Joe Allen can help., by Colleen Walsh.
[00:30:12] Great Plains Urine MycoTOX Profile to evaluate for mold exposure/toxicity.
[00:31:16] Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI) test - evaluates mold in the environment. Find a professional.
[00:31:46] What to do if you have mold exposure: binders, supplements to remove toxins.
[00:32:54] Heavy Metals and infections.
[00:33:37] COVID long-haulers or post-acute syndromes.
[00:35:24] Using symptoms to diagnose conditions.
[00:36:01] Bartonella quiz on the www.FixYourFatigue.com website.
[00:37:49] Podcast: How to Prevent and Heal Lyme and Its Co-Infections, with Sunjya Schweig, MD.
[00:38:13] Herbal antimicrobials vs antibiotics.
[00:38:33] Results page of Evan's website.
[00:42:30] Book: Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body by Jo Marchant.
[00:47:18] Electromagnetic Fields; Previous podcasts on EMF: Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs): The Controversy, the Science, and How to Protect Yourself, with Joseph Mercola, DO; EMFs: Why You Should Care and What to Do, with Nick Pineault.
[00:51:52] Safe Sleeve cases and other ways to mitigate EMFs.
[00:54:05] How to know if your fatigue can be helped.
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