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#13. Integrative Eye Specialist Dr. Andy Rosenfarb

Botanical Biohacking

Release Date: 03/28/2017

Sonny Boy show art Sonny Boy

Botanical Biohacking

Seeing a kid with a fever can be scary. Understanding how digestion plays a role can help make complex cases simple.

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Breathing and Fascia show art Breathing and Fascia

Botanical Biohacking

This simple breathing exercise will help you align, power up, and have a beautiful day.

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Secret Herbal Bag for Colds, Allergies, and Wandering pain show art Secret Herbal Bag for Colds, Allergies, and Wandering pain

Botanical Biohacking

In Sichuan I would go to a special clinic whenever I had a cold and this special mixture fixed restored me right away. They also used it to treat chronic pain and had many patients who swore by this formula. Then as I was about to return to the US, the owner let me in on his secret recipe.

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Sichuan Peppercorns show art Sichuan Peppercorns

Botanical Biohacking

This tinging, pain soothing, mold killing spice has been treasured for over 4,000 years.

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Microbiota, Mucus, and Bipolar Disorder show art Microbiota, Mucus, and Bipolar Disorder

Botanical Biohacking

In 1347 Chinese physician Zhu Dan Xi described the pathogenesis of Bipolar disorder as originating from mucus accumulation in his book "Heart Method". Modern research on gasotransmitters and the mucosal biofilm seems to support his theory. Can his botanical formula help those suffering from bipolar disorder today?

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Plastic Consumption and Hidden Pathogens: A Deadly Alliance show art Plastic Consumption and Hidden Pathogens: A Deadly Alliance

Botanical Biohacking

Plastic permeates our water and air making us fat, infertile, and susceptible to hidden pathogens. It is producing strange disease patterns that leave many clinicians at a loss. If we are to protect ourselves we must learn to leverage plant based medicines to adapt to these increasing environmental pressures.

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Lyme Disease Adhesions with Dr. Clayton Shiu and Fabrice Piche show art Lyme Disease Adhesions with Dr. Clayton Shiu and Fabrice Piche

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Lyme disease causes far more than pain and fatigue, it can also lead to adhesions and reduce joint mobility. Discover how Fabrice Piche and Dr. Clayton Shiu worked to improve mobility with a patient suffering from chronic Lyme disease.

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Gegen in Microgard Plus show art Gegen in Microgard Plus

Botanical Biohacking

Gegen, (radix pueraria) Seriously, how do you pronounce that in latin? is an important herb in Chinese medicine. Here we discuss the folktale, pharmacology, clinical use and why we included it in our most popular formula "Microgard Plus".

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Cultivating Community show art Cultivating Community

Botanical Biohacking

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Pengzu: The Grandfather of Biohacking on living a wonderful life show art Pengzu: The Grandfather of Biohacking on living a wonderful life

Botanical Biohacking

Where does Biohacking come from? Silicon valley entrepreneurs didn't invent it in the last decade. Its actually thousands of years old and many of the coolest "new" ideas are in fact very old and based on East Asian methods of nourishing life (Yang sheng). We go strait to the source by looking at the life of Pengzu, the Grandfather of biohacking to see what he and his contemporaries can teach us about living a wonderful life.

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Join the top integrative eye specialist Dr. Andy Rosenfarb. Discover the early warning signs of eye diseases, how so-called “hopeless” eye diseases such as Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Retinits Pigmetosa (RP), Glaucoma, and Diabetic Retinopathy are being slowed and reversed, and how to take care of your vision in the era of screens. 

Dr. Andy Rosenfarb, founder and clinical director of Acupuncture Health Associates in Westfield, NJ, is a world-renowned expert in the field of Chinese Medical Opthalmology. Since 1997, he has been leading the field in integrated treatment methods that combine Traditional Chinese Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine and new cutting-edge therapies to help people suffering from debilitating eye diseases to maintain and improve their eyesight.  

Drawing from his extensive training and clinical experience, Dr. Rosenfarb recently teamed with researchers at John Hopkins University to design the acupuncture protocol for the first-ever clinical study on the efficiency of treating RP with acupuncture. He serves on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM), and as an Executive Council Member of the Specialty Committee of Ophthalmology, of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine.