Dr. Kris Smith: Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy, Glioblastoma, and Brain Health

Dr. Kris Smith: Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy, Glioblastoma, and Brain Health

In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Dr. Scott Sherr is joined by guest Dr. Kris Smith to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

  • What is the role of metabolic therapy in the treatment of brain tumors and how does it interact with traditional treatments such as radiation therapy?
  • How could a ketogenic diet potentially offer a new pathway in the treatment of brain tumors like glioblastoma, and what factors should be considered due to its variable effects from patient to patient?
  • Why is it important to consider individual genetic variations and the impact of lifestyle on brain health, and how can maintaining a healthy lifestyle contribute to better outcomes in brain health?

What Did Dr. Scott Discuss with Dr. Kris Smith?

(0:00:00) - Dr. Smith's journey into the world of neurosurgery, and his experience treating glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer

(0:09:10) - The combination of traditional medical treatments and holistic approaches for brain tumors and the potential benefits and drawbacks of both methods

(0:12:39) - The effectiveness of a ketogenic diet during a cancer treatment

(0:18:22) - How metabolic therapy for brain tumors can potentially improve patient outcomes

(0:27:02) - Metabolic therapy for treating glioblastoma, its efficacy and how it works on a cellular level

(0:35:26) - The potential challenges and advantages of a metabolic approach to treat glioblastoma

(0:48:33) - Holistic cancer prevention and treatment

(0:54:06) - Dr. Kris Smith's current work and future goals, and his plans to continue researching and developing new treatments for glioblastoma

 

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Website: https://www.barrowneuro.org/person/kris-smith-md/


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