The Alex Manos Podcast
Alex interviews cutting-edge researchers, clinicians, and coaches in functional medicine, nutrition, biohacking, movement and spirituality to support health and happiness.
info_outline It's not a goodbye! Come join me on the Healthpath podcast! 11/15/2020
It's not a goodbye! Come join me on the Healthpath podcast! This is not a goodbye, even though it's the last episode of The Alex Manos Podcast. I will be focusing my efforts on the Healthpath podcast where I will continue to interview experts in the Functional Medicine space. Come join me there!
info_outline The healing potential of psychedelics with Martijn Schirp, co-founder of Synthesis 09/28/2020
The healing potential of psychedelics with Martijn Schirp, co-founder of Synthesis In today's episode I speak with Martijn Schirp, co-founder of Synthesis, a legal, medically supervised, truffle retreat centre for professionals to experience personal growth, emotional breakthroughs and spiritual development.
info_outline Spirituality and healing with Victoria Fenton 09/23/2020
Spirituality and healing with Victoria Fenton In today's episode we have a returning guest on the show, Integrative Medicine practitioner Victoria Fenton. We chat about various concepts important when healing. These include spirituality, expression, the importance of feeling safe, authenticity, resilience, and so much more.
info_outline Biohacking with Tim Gray 09/16/2020
Biohacking with Tim Gray I speak with Tim Gray, known as the leading biohacker in the U.K, and founder of The Health Optimisation Summit. We chat about Tim's journey, the lessons he has learned along the way, as well as the most important areas to focus on when seeking to optimise our health. A conversation not to be missed!
info_outline Michelle Janikian - author of 'Your Psilocybin Mushroom Companion' 09/11/2020
Michelle Janikian - author of 'Your Psilocybin Mushroom Companion' In today's episode I speak with Michelle Janikian, author of 'Your Psilocybin Mushroom Companion'. Michelle shares with us her journey and the role that psychedelics have played within it. We discuss some of the misconceptions around psychedelics, and some of the things to be aware of when starting to explore this space.
info_outline James's story: Organophosphate metabolites & mycotoxins, the keto & carnivore diet, and lymphatic mojo 09/03/2020
James's story: Organophosphate metabolites & mycotoxins, the keto & carnivore diet, and lymphatic mojo I speak with James, a client I have had the honour of supporting, about his health journey. James has suffered with a long list of symptoms over the last few years, and has slowly restored health. James shares with us everything from his test results (which includes amongst other things high levels of pesticide metabolites, mycotoxins and candida metabolites) to what worked from a dietary and supplement perspective as well as other interventions such as lymphatic drainage.
info_outline Prebiotics, Mindset and Alex & Martin's Book Club, 08/28/2020
Prebiotics, Mindset and Alex & Martin's Book Club, What starts out as an episode on gut health and prebiotics, turns in to a conversation around mindset and the power of reading (we must recommend at least 5 books during this conversation). So, if you're interested in learning how prebiotics might be of benefit in optimising gut health, or your interested in personal development, then this is the episode for you.
info_outline Mindset with Dave Cottrell 08/21/2020
Mindset with Dave Cottrell I speak with mindset coach Dave Cottrell. Dave shares with us his journey in to becoming a mindset coach before diving in to various topics of mindset including self-compassion, mindfulness, metacognition, acceptance, patience, and much more! Like never before have we needed tools to help navigate ourselves from a rapidly changing world.
info_outline Masculinity & Men's Work with Harry Liddell 08/14/2020
Masculinity & Men's Work with Harry Liddell In today's podcast I speak with Harry Liddell, a coach, mentor and educator in masculinity. Topics we cover include how to use fear as our compass, the importance of healing within the context of masculinity and men's work, shame and emotional wellbeing, and much more (including how the hips play a role in libido and quality of erections!).
info_outline Touch Therapy with Edward Ulm 08/07/2020
Touch Therapy with Edward Ulm In todays episode I speak with Edward Ulm about the healing power of touch. Eddie simplifies this topic for us and explains his work in mapping out the science behind touch therapy and how we can use it as a powerful way to facilitate healing.
info_outline Breathwork by Richie Bostock 07/30/2020
Breathwork by Richie Bostock In today's episode I speak with breath worker Richie Bostock about his journey in to breath work, as well as many themes related to it. We talk about the role safety plays when doing deep work, as well as the terms 'unfolding', 'remembering' and the potential importance of 'unlearning' and feeling bored in a world where we are all hyperconnected 24/7!
info_outline Fascia with David Lesondak 07/27/2020
Fascia with David Lesondak I speak with David Lesondak, a specialist in fascia. David practices what he calls 'structural integration' - a type of manual therapy that focuses on fascia. Fascia surrounds our muscles, bones and organs – giving structure and form to our bodies. Fascia is often referred as the "organ of posture." Learn how lifestyle and even nutritional considerations might influence the health of our fascia.
info_outline Metabolic Chaos With Reed Davis 07/19/2020
Metabolic Chaos With Reed Davis In todays episode I speak with Reed Davis. Reed shares with us his journey and how he has got to where he is today. From his experience, Reed highlights his perspectives on functional medicine and in taking a holistic approach to health and dis-ease. By doing so, he introduces us to the term 'metabolic chaos'.
info_outline Happy Hormones with Nicki Williams 07/15/2020
Happy Hormones with Nicki Williams I speak with nutritional therapist Nicki Williams on the importance of our lifestyle when seeking improvement in hormonal health. Nicki shares with us her experience, knowledge, and insight in to the hormonal system and the conditions she sees in clinical practice.
info_outline Nootropics with David Tomen 07/03/2020
Nootropics with David Tomen In episode #72 of The Alex Manos Podcast I speak with David Tomen from Nootropicsexpert.com. We discuss David's journey to becoming a world expert in nootropics before diving in to what nootropics are, and how to start supplementing nootropics for those interested in doing so.
info_outline COVID-19 Resources from IFM with Dr. Joel Evans 06/12/2020
COVID-19 Resources from IFM with Dr. Joel Evans In this episode I speak with IFM (Institute for Functional Medicine) faculty member Dr. Joel Evans who heads up the task force collating the research on COVID-19. IFM have created various resources for both practitioners and the general public to support us during this time. Learn more at www.ifm.org or www.alexmanos.co.uk/podcasts
info_outline Masculinity & The ManKind Project with Laurence Johns 06/04/2020
Masculinity & The ManKind Project with Laurence Johns I speak with Laurence Johns from The ManKind Project. Laurence shares with us its beginnings, its history and its future. We also touch on the topics of masculinity, mens groups, the importance of rituals, and rights of passage.
info_outline Masculinity Part 1 06/03/2020
Masculinity Part 1 In this short episode I recite the introduction to 'King Warrior Magician Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine' in preparation for the next episode of the podcast where I speak with Laurence Johns from the ManKind Project.
info_outline Breathwork with Richard Blake 05/26/2020
Breathwork with Richard Blake In todays episode I speak with Richard Blake, a.k.a the breath geek. We talk about his journey, and his work as a breathworker. Richard is a wealth of knowledge with an ever increasing tool kit which includes fitness, nutrition, breathwork, and experience with psychedelics. He is also currently studying psychotherapy and beginning an apprenticeship in shamanism in South America.
info_outline From Doctor To Patient with Dr. Nagula 05/19/2020
From Doctor To Patient with Dr. Nagula I speak with Dr. Nagula, author of From Doctor To Patient: Healing Cancer through Mind, Body and Spirit. We talk about his health journey and discuss the role that lifestyle medicine played and continues to play in Dr. Nagula's life after his diagnosis with stage four non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
info_outline The Autoimmune Fix with Dr. Tom O'Bryan 05/14/2020
The Autoimmune Fix with Dr. Tom O'Bryan In todays episode I speak with Dr. Tom O'Bryan about autoimmune disease. Dr. O'Bryan shares with us his story, including how he got in to functional medicine, and, his research on autoimmune disease and predictive autoimmunity.
info_outline Micronutrients & Viral Respiratory Disease with Ben Brown, ND 05/06/2020
Micronutrients & Viral Respiratory Disease with Ben Brown, ND In todays episode I speak with Ben Brown, ND, on micronutrients and viral respiratory disease. Ben breaks down the research on vitamin A, C, D, zinc and NAC and discusses their clinical relevancy when it comes to viral respiratory disease. Should we be supplementing these key nutrients during this time?
info_outline Antiviral Herbs During Coronavirus with Carolina Brooks 04/29/2020
Antiviral Herbs During Coronavirus with Carolina Brooks In todays episode I speak with Herbal Medicine and Functional Medicine Practitioner Carolina Brooks. We discuss antiviral herbs that may be helpful during these times. Please note this is for educational purposes only - please work alongside a trained herbal medicine practitioner if you would like to incorporate herbs in to your health program.
info_outline Meditating with Muse 04/22/2020
Meditating with Muse In todays episode I speak with Ariel Garten, neuroscientist, psychotherapist, mom, former fashion designer, and the female founder and visionary of an amazing and highly successful tech start-up Muse - a device that reads brains. We talk about how the device can support our meditation practice as well as productivity, coherence and more.
info_outline Staying Alive In Toxic Times with Dr. Jenny Goodman 04/17/2020
Staying Alive In Toxic Times with Dr. Jenny Goodman In today's episode I speak with Dr. Jenny Goodman about her book 'Staying Alive In Toxic Times'. She introduces the concept of Ecological Medicine and we discuss her "4 Golden Rules", the importance of living and eating seasonally, and so much more! Thank you to my sponsors Healthpath and The Applied Functional Medicine Mentoring Program.
info_outline Chiropractics with Dr. Glenn Caley 04/14/2020
Chiropractics with Dr. Glenn Caley In today's episode I speak with Dr. Glenn Caley. Dr. Caley is a chiropractor who specialises in the Gonstead system - a unique system due to its thorough and complete analysis of the spine and its specific approach to the adjustment. We also about Dr. Glenn's philosophy of healing, the mind-body connection, and so much more.
info_outline SIBO with Dr. Sandberg-Lewis 04/10/2020
SIBO with Dr. Sandberg-Lewis In today's episode I speak with Dr. Sandberg-Lewis about SIBO - small intestine bacterial overgrowth. We discuss the signs and symptoms of SIBO, as well as less well known conditions that may be associated with it. We also discuss the underlying causes of SIBO.
info_outline Mould & Mycotoxins with Dr. Jill Crista 04/06/2020
Mould & Mycotoxins with Dr. Jill Crista In this episode I speak with Dr. Jill Crista, author of 'Break The Mold' about mycotoxins. We discuss what they are, the role they play in dis-ease, and discuss how they contribute to the wide rage of symptoms and conditions they can cause. We also discuss testing mycotoxins, and, some of the possible dietary and supplement interventions that might be helpful in returning to health.
info_outline Histamine & Biohacking with Tony Wrighton 03/30/2020
Histamine & Biohacking with Tony Wrighton In todays episode I speak with Tony Wrighton - Sky TV presenter, author of three books, master NLP Practitioner and owner of histamineintolerance.net. We chat about the current pandemic, Tony's health journey, histamine intolerance and its potential underlying causes, as well as key supplements that have helped us along the way.