In this episode, you’ll learn about using genetics for improved bone health.
“If we’re feeling pain or blue, what are some ways we can address those without going straight to medication? Let’s get curious as to what the causes are instead of just taking medication as a bandaid on whatever the symptom is.”
–Dr. Victoria McDonald
Dr. Victoria McDonald is a concierge pharmacist with Guided Holistic Health. She focuses on education and empowering people with their own health.
In her practice, she determines if medications are really necessary and if there is a way to get off of them. When appropriate, she recommends switching to high-quality natural options in addition to creating a personalized healthcare plan.
Furthermore, she uses various lab tests that aren’t commonly performed in a doctor’s office. She evaluates genetics, nutrition, hormones, toxicity, and much more. In this episode, we are talking about genetic testing.
And Dr. Victoria tells us how we can use this testing to give us clues to determine the root causes of bone loss. She also discusses how we can each use the results of genetic testing to create our own optimal health plan.
[02:20] This is the Definition of Nutrigenomics
[08:17] If Someone’s Vitamin D Level is Good, Is It Still Necessary to Check Their Genes?
[14:50] The Big Difference Between Prescription Vitamin D and Over-The-Counter Vitamin D
[18:19] The Difference Between Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics
[25:35] Issues That May Be Affecting Bone Health That You May Not Know About
[38:57] Dr. Victoria McDonalds Summit
Lastly, in case you missed it, check out last week’s podcast:
Episode #171 | Releasing Fascia with Essential Oils
DISCLAIMER – The information presented on this podcast should not be construed as medical advice. It is not intended to replace consultation with your physician or healthcare provider. The ideas shared on this podcast are the expressed opinions of the guests and do not always reflect those of Margie Bissinger and the Happy Bones, Happy Life program.