Po starts the conversation by sharing his experience getting infected early in the pandemic before there were vaccines and therapies. Dr. Rak shares his experience caring for hospitalized patients with COVID for the first two years of the pandemic.
They discuss the protective effects of a plant-based diet on getting moderate to severe COVID. The article Dr. Rak references can be found here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8219480/
Dr. Rak then shares his experience with his recent COVID infection. To recover, he shares that he has been practicing the Wim Hof method, which he started doing around the start of the pandemic to boost his immunity. The Wim Hof follow-along video he references to help you get started with the Wim Hof breathing can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLIoSNKaruA&t=1554s
Dr. Rak talks about deprescribing - that is, safely reducing and stopping medications, which is done in the setting of someone making lifestyle changes to address the root cause of disease. This is something Dr. Rak regularly does in his medical practice with Mora Medical (mora.com).
The two end by setting goals for the coming week.
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