Smarter Not Harder Podcast

Dr. Terry Wahls: Optimizing Multiple Sclerosis Management from Diet, Lifestyle, and Genetics
Jan 17, 2024
In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Dr. Scott Sherr is joined by guest Dr. Terry Wahls to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include: What is the role of diet and lifestyle changes in managing Multiple Sclerosis symptoms? What is the importance of personalized patient histories and environmental factors in tailoring treatments for Multiple Sclerosis? What strategies are there for reducing medication dependence for autoimmune conditions, including Multiple Sclerosis, and how does Dr. Wahls suggest transitioning to less aggressive treatment options?
Dr. Ethan Russo: Medical Implications of Cannabinoids and Endocannabinoid Deficiency
Jan 10, 2024
In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Jodi Duval is joined by guest Dr. Ethan Russo to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include: What is the endocannabinoid system's role in human health and how does it have potential in treating conditions like migraines, fibromyalgia, and irritable bowel syndrome?  What is the medicinal potential of lesser-known cannabinoids like CBG and THCV in treating anxiety, specific cancers, and MRSA infections? How do lifestyle factors like diet and exercise influence the endocannabinoid system and how can an anti-inflammatory diet and aerobic activity boost endocannabinoid levels?
The Future of Health Optimization: 2024 Predictions
Jan 03, 2024
In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Boomer Anderson is joined by Dr. Theodore Achacoso, Dr. Scott Sherr, and Jodi Duval to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include: How is the convergence of AI and psychedelic therapy influencing health optimization? What role does AI play in analyzing complex health data like metabolomics and epigenetics? In what ways could MDMA and other psychedelics transform mental health care, and what role do set, setting, and therapist training play in these therapeutic outcomes? What is the significance of health optimization medicine in the shift towards preventative health, and how might it influence the health and wellness industry in the coming year?
2023 Health Optimization Recap
Dec 27, 2023
In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Boomer Anderson is joined by Dr. Theodore Achacoso, Dr. Scott Sherr, and Jodi Duval to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include: How is AI, particularly large language models like ChatGPT, transforming the healthcare industry through advancements in medical knowledge, data analysis, and personalized healthcare? What are the ethical considerations being raised with the increasing integration of AI in daily life, especially concerning emotional connections with technology, data ownership, and potential over-reliance on AI systems? What trends are emerging in the field of data-driven health optimization, and how will evidence-based approaches and data integrity shape the future of personalized medicine and health information management?
Patrick Arnold: Navigating the Controversial World of Steroids
Dec 20, 2023
In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Dr. Scott Sherr is joined by guest Patrick Arnold to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include: What are steroids used in sports and bodybuilding, the fear and controversy that surrounds them and what’s Patrick Arnold’s experience in steroid chemistry and the creation of performance-enhancing compounds? What are the intricate regulations and controversies surrounding prohormones, particularly the sale and production of androstenedione and its marketing as a supplement due to its resemblance to DHEA? What are the potential health impacts and benefits of ketones, and the role of NAD?
Understanding Clinical Metabolomics + Debunking Misconceptions
Dec 13, 2023
In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Boomer Anderson is joined by guest Dr. Theodore Achacoso to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include: What is the importance of understanding clinical metabolomics and measuring nutrient levels in the optimization of health, and how does this counter fear-based narratives surrounding multivitamin use and cancer risk? How does viewing health and illness at the right level, and understanding the role of vitamins, minerals, and cofactors in cancer treatment challenge conventional wisdom and contribute to a new perspective on health and wellness? How can a shift in mindset from the notion that supplements don't work to recognizing their essential role for overall health, as well as the concept of the body as a self-regulating ecosystem, encourage a fresh, informed approach to health?