Dr. Tom and I discuss how the way he practices medicine has changed since his med school days, it’s no longer about giving someone a diagnosis with doomsday messaging or relying just on a pill, it is more than that and revolves around the idea of metabolic flexibility. The ability for the body to cope with stresses and recover, to enjoy relaxation, and then be able to move back into a stress state, it all about a body in balance, a body that has flexibility, rather than being stuck in one state of high stress or low metabolic rate. We are now realizing that the body is amazing at healing itself, given the right environment and people can heal from chronic illness and auto-immune diseases even if you’ve been told otherwise! Looking at the whole body, using food as medicine, practicing self-care, and addressing other lifestyle factors such as sleep and stress, the body truly heals and there is always hope. Dr. Tom loves to say “let the body finish the job”.
Boost Your Immune System Workshop
Complimentary 30-minute consult:
Discover Your Toxic Load Quiz: https://welcome.yourguidedhealthjourney.com/yourtoxicload
About the Guest:
J. Thomas Acklin, MD
Regenerative Neurology, Immunity, and Cancer
Microbiome Reconstruction: Food-as-Medicine Therapeutics
Mind-Body: GUT-Brain Integrity + Stretch = FasciaPhilia
Neurogenesis: Humanity as Organism Thrives; Where we are connected, we're Well.
Stem Cell phototherapy https://lifewave.com/drtomacklin
cell (please feel free to text): 571-278-4326
About the Host:
Melissa is an Integrative Health Practitioner helping people get to the root cause of their health issues. Melissa neither diagnoses nor cures but helps bring your body back into balance by helping discover your “toxic load” and then removing the toxins. Melissa offers functional medicine lab testing that helps you “see inside” to know exactly what is going on, and then provides a personalized wellness protocol using natural herbs and supplements. Melissa’s business is 100% virtual – the lab tests are mailed directly to your home and she specializes in holding your hand and guiding the way to healing so that you don’t have to figure it all out on your own.
Melissa has been featured at a number of Health & Wellness Summits, such as the Health, Wealth & Wisdom Summit, The Power To Profit Summit, The Feel Fan-freaking-tas-tic Summit, and the Aim Higher Summit, and has guested on over 30 different podcasts teaching people about the importance of prioritizing our health and how to get get started.
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