The Infection Game

May 3, 2019
Hosted by Susan Downs, MD

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Episode Description

People used to believe that infection is a killer of the past. This is incorrect because research shows that our big killers from cancers, diabetes, heart disease and dementia are largely infection driven. It is difficult to find a pathology that does not have an associated infection. Many viral infections can be stealth, hidden from our awareness and create immunological havoc. Microbes in the fermenting gut drive gut tumours, psychiatric disease and arthritis. Sarah Myhill ,MD, is a genius at putting the tools for recovery into the hands of the patient. She discusses her latest book, ‘The Infection Game’ and the role of microbes, mitochondria, diet and rest in healing. A healthy endocrine function is essential to winning the aeons long battle between humanity and all those bugs that regards us as lunch.

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Susan Downs, MD

Dr. Susan is boarded in Integrative Medicine and in Psychiatry, is a certified IFM practitioner and certified in the American Academy of Antiaging Medicine. She works at the University of California, San Francisco and is on the Psychiatry Consultant Registry (UK). She has Masters Degrees in engineering from MIT and Stanford and a Masters in Public Health from Loma Linda Medical Center.

Based between San Francisco and Bloomsbury (London), she is the president of the cutting edge, Silicon Valley Health Institute (SVHI), has worked in ten countries and studied many healing modalities. Previously, she worked for the NHS in the UK, was an assistant professor at INSEAD (European School for Business Administration), and was a foreign service officer managing alternative energy projects in Asia. She is also a film-maker with two multi award winning films on health. Her interests include medicine, economics, spirituality and making the world a better place.

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