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By EmpowerDX

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Episode 019: Your Thyroid Part I: How It Works, Common Symptoms, TSH, Iodine & Home Testing

the empowered podcastSep 23, 2021

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Episode 032: The FIRST thing you need to know to become emotionally healthy
Mar 18, 202229:22
Episode 031: Real-Time Pandemic Update With a Friendly PhD Scientist
Mar 17, 202221:14
Episode 030: Assessing Firefighter’s Exposure to Harmful PFAS Chemicals
Feb 25, 202243:36
Episode 029: Experience Your Best Energy Levels With Blood Sugar Balance
Feb 18, 202232:45
Episode 028: Weight Inclusive: How to Achieve Health Goals Without the Scale
Feb 04, 202237:33
Episode 027: Your Thyroid Part 4: Hyperthyroidism & Graves Disease Explained
Jan 19, 202213:39
Episode 026: Seasonal Affective Disorder: Winter Blues, Depressed Mood, And How To Fix It.
Jan 19, 202214:55
Episode 025: Do I Have PFAS Forever Chemicals In My Blood?
Dec 28, 202153:11
Episode 024: Omicron Variant Update From a PhD Scientist
Dec 21, 202125:38
Episode 023: Your Thyroid Part 3: Hashimoto's Disease Explained (Thyroiditis)
Nov 18, 202116:08
Episode 022: What's Causing My Fatigue, Headaches, Sleep Problems & Brain Fog?
Nov 11, 202139:53
Episode 021: The Origin Story Of The Most Sensitive COVID Test In The US
Oct 21, 202131:27
Episode 020: Your Thyroid Part 2: Hypothyroidism
Sep 30, 202121:00
Episode 019: Your Thyroid Part I: How It Works, Common Symptoms, TSH, Iodine & Home Testing
Sep 23, 202117:31
Episode 018: Delta Variant Update: Vaccine Safety, Breakthrough Cases, Infection Severity & Mu Variant Explained
Sep 17, 202130:00
Episode 017: Top 5 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies & How to Fix Them
Aug 30, 202150:12
Episode 016: The COVID-19 Delta & Lambda Variant, Explained
Aug 16, 202123:31
Episode 015: The Ultimate Guide to Fats: Fatty Acids You Should Eat Everyday + How to Test Your Levels

Episode 015: The Ultimate Guide to Fats: Fatty Acids You Should Eat Everyday + How to Test Your Levels

Austin and Erin talk with special guest Dr. Michael Dansinger about the fats to avoid and the fats that should be a part of your diet.

Dr. Michael Dansinger is a nationally recognized nutrition, wellness and disease prevention expert focused on lifestyle coaching for weight loss and related medical problems. He serves as Founding Director of the Diabetes Reversal Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Wellness Director at Boston Heart Diagnostics, and is a nutrition, diabetes, and obesity expert for WebMD. Dr. Dansinger was the nutrition doctor for NBC's "The Biggest Loser" for 10 years, and designer of the Biggest Loser Diet. He is also a member of the “Best Diets” annual judging panel for US News and World Reports.

He was the principal investigator of the widely known Tufts Popular Diet Trial comparing the Atkins, Zone, Weight Watchers and Ornish eating plans for weight loss and heart disease risk-factor reduction (published in JAMA). He serves on the Council of Directors for the True Health Initiative, and on the scientific advisory boards for DietID and Heali, which are innovators in dietary improvement technology. He has previously served as the Nutrition and Obesity Editor for WebMD's peer-reviewed academic journal, and on the Center for Disease Control’s Expert Panel for Worksite Wellness Programs.

Dr. Dansinger has been interviewed by the Today Show, Dateline NBC, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, National Public Radio and over 100 other media outlets. He lectures throughout the U.S. to medical and non-medical audiences.


The empowerDX podcast is for general, educational purposes only and is not medical advice.  If you have questions about your own health, please consult a healthcare provider. Visit the empowerDX Terms of Use webpage for the full podcast disclosure.

Aug 13, 202128:58
Episode 014: APOE Part II: the Science Behind the Alzheimer's Risk Gene
Jul 16, 202115:58
Episode 013: APOE Part I: the Alzheimer's, Dementia & Heart Disease Gene
Jul 16, 202111:47
Episode 012: Reduce Your Inflammation Levels: Root Causes, Lifestyle Remedies, Tests to Take
Jun 28, 202128:26
Episode 011: MTHFR Gene: Folate, Fertility, Heart Disease & Migraines
Jun 15, 202132:59
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Jun 02, 202101:01
Episode 010: Ask Your Doctor Literally Anything
May 26, 202143:05
Episode 009: Your Optimized Immune System Part 6: Evidence-Backed Supplements
May 04, 202119:55
Episode 008: Your Optimized Immune System Part 5: How & Why to Reduce Your Stress Level
Apr 27, 202118:33
Episode 007: Your Optimized Immune System Part 4: Sleep Hacks & Nighttime Tips
Apr 19, 202115:45
Episode 006: Your Optimized Immune System Part 3: Why The Foods You Eat Matter
Apr 15, 202116:15
Episode 005: Your Optimized Immune System Part 2: Exercise + Physical Activity
Apr 14, 202113:48
Episode 004: Your Optimized Immune System Part 1: From Birth to Microbiome Diversity

Episode 004: Your Optimized Immune System Part 1: From Birth to Microbiome Diversity

In this series of episodes, Austin, Erin, and Dr. Travis Wilkes take a deep dive into the immune system. What it is, how it works, and what is going on in your body every day.


Explore all at-home health tests from empowerDX, including our Vitamin D test.


The empowerDX podcast is for general, educational purposes only and is not medical advice.  If you have questions about your own health, please consult a healthcare provider. Visit the empowerDX Terms of Use webpage for the full podcast disclosure.

Apr 12, 202116:58
Episode 003: Are you low in vitamin D? Symptoms, Supplements & Testing
Apr 06, 202122:09
Episode 002: Do I need COVID-19 testing after the vaccine is widespread?

Episode 002: Do I need COVID-19 testing after the vaccine is widespread?

Austin Alvarez, Erin Jerger, and Dr. Travis Wilkes take a deep dive into super-testing, how long vaccine antibodies last, and how long COVID-19 testing and vaccination will be around.


Need a COVID-19 test? Use our PCR test.


The empowerDX podcast is for general, educational purposes only and is not medical advice.  If you have questions about your own health, please consult a healthcare provider. Visit the empowerDX Terms of Use webpage for the full podcast disclosure.

Apr 01, 202122:49
Episode 001: The COVID-19 Vaccine

Episode 001: The COVID-19 Vaccine

Austin Alvarez, Erin Jerger, and Dr. Travis Wilkes take a deep dive into the efficacy, dosage, mRNA, technology, and differences between the three COVID-19 vaccines on the market today - Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson and Johnson.


Need a COVID-19 test? Use our PCR test authorized for ages 3+.


The empowerDX podcast is for general, educational purposes only and is not medical advice.  If you have questions about your own health, please consult a healthcare provider. Visit the empowerDX Terms of Use webpage for the full podcast disclosure.

Apr 01, 202126:23