I got a medical doctor who is at the forefront of health optimization medicine. He is also an expert in integrative hyperbaric medicine. And you might be wondering what the …. is that? Well, that and what some of the top consultancies, executives and tech companies are doing in Silicon Valley to get the edge is what you will learn about in this episode.
Dr. Scott Sherr is the Founder of Integrative HBOT, a worldwide consulting, education, and advocacy telemedicine practice. He is also the COO of Health Optimization Medicine (HOMe), a nonprofit education company that is using a foundational approach to shift the conversation away from illness and into health. Dr. Scott also has the first HOMe clinic in the US-based in San Francisco.
I got Scott personally recommended by great people such as Dasha and Tim. So really excited that I got a chance to talk with him and learn about health optimization medicine and nootropics.
On today’s episode, Dr. Sherr also dives into the benefits and limitations of hyperbaric treatments as well as the expected results, how this therapy is helpful to treat a wide range of disorders and diseases, and how it positively affects patients with other conditions, including traumatic brain injuries, chronic pain, ulcerative colitis, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, musculoskeletal injury, stroke, and many others. Tune in and learn from Dr. Sherr’s health optimization expertise.
“The key is a foundation for all of us, in our own health. Then everything else is the icing on the cake to some degree.”
– Dr. Scott Sherr
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01:44 – How Dr. Sherr got involved with Health Optimization Medicine and especially into Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)
04:00 – What is HBOT and what certain diseases, complications or injuries it can heal
09:45 – Bringing the hyperbaric oxygen technology to more people
10:50 – HBOT sessions and how it works to heal acute injuries to chronic long-term injuries or diseases
16:00 – Soft (portable) chamber versus the hard chamber, their prices, which is suitable for neurocognitive diseases plus how HBOT can also help with jetlag
19:22 – The importance of foundational health and how Dr. Sherr utilize HBOT
20:16 – All about Health Optimization Medicine (HOMe)
26:10 – The three tests for the basic HOMe program and how to build a true foundational health
30:00 – Food sensitivity tests to improve your health – the regular IgE and the controversial IgG4
34:50 – HOMe’s mission and Dr. Sherr’s advice to feel better fast
36:51 – Nootropics and what you need to know about caffeine, nicotine, e-cigarette, and vape
40:05 – Blue Cannatine– a synthetic nootropic drug that is good for your health
45:44 – The key to creating your own health journey
46:48 – Why sauna is one of Dr. Sherr favorite biohacking technology and his other health routine
FINAL RECOMMENDATIONS FROM SCOTT:
- Have fun. Enjoy life and learn a lot in the process.
- Enjoy your failures because that’s where you learn the most.
- Always starts with you.
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