A large number of Americans experience fatigue and brain fog on a daily basis, and these issues can take a toll on your health and mind over time. There are many potential reasons for the prevalence of fatigue, several of which we will discuss in today’s show, Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired?. We’ll also give you some guidance on how to support healthy energy levels and detoxification processes with supplements and lifestyle changes.
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L-Carnitine – L-carnitine is an amino acid essential for the transport of fatty acids into the cell mitochondria. Research has shown that L-carnitine stimulates the use of fat for fuel and boosts metabolism, which plays a key role in weight management. L-carnitine has also been found to support cardiovascular health and to increase aerobic capacity during exercise.
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Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired?
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Welcome to the green wisdom health podcast, with doctor Steven and Janet Lewis, where you will learn about natural solutions to common ailments. And now, here are your hosts doctor Stephen and Janet Lewis. Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of the green wisdom health show. I’m Janet Lewis. And I’m doctor Lewis. And we thought we would come to you today with a couple of exciting things. One is we have some false savings coming up for you, so stay tuned for this. But the name of this show is called are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? We decided to do a podcast doctor Lewis has been very busy writing some books for you guys on how to eat correctly nutrient based eating. He’s also doing some webinar. So I’ve had him very busy, so I apologize for the lack of podcasts coming on. But we cause people are getting another round of being sick again and for some people it’s the third or fourth time. We thought we should come on the air and talk to you a little bit about what may be causing that, some things you could take to help you beside the common things like vitamin D and that sort of thing. And why it’s so important that we see about going into fall with health. So doctor Lewis would you like to talk to the audience? I think they might have missed you. Yeah, well, first of all, I’d like to say thank you, Melinda from Nederland, Texas from being so compliant and getting such great results. It’s funny, fact of life, but secret that you get out of it, what you put into it. So sweet little lady done in southeast Texas. And thank you, Eric, for sending her and dozens of others. Here’s the deal. I would love for y’all to do me a favor and write me Doc at green wisdom health dot com. Is that right? It is because he’s actually had a little problem with Facebook and his shooting straight page. So he’s not getting any direct messages on that now. He’s still checking it, but Facebook has their own rules and they decided to make one. So we still have the page. He just doesn’t see the post right away, so I don’t think he’s ignoring you. He will be on there to answer. Yeah, Doc, green wisdom, health dot com. Email me and I’d like to know your opinion. Do you like the podcast? Should we do more should we do less? Because I have been busy. And we can do more if we need to, but we want to know what it takes to reach you. So I’m going to ramble normally I’m just slow, slow, slow, about everything, but we have a short show in saying a long way to go in a short time to get there. We’re going to talk about, are you sick and tired of being sick and tired and there’s so many different reasons. And I want to talk just a little bit about the relationship between cortisol and DHEA and those of you that patients will you remember me saying well, DHEA is responsible for at least a 150 different processes in the body to heal your brain. Heal your body and brain. And it’s the youth hormone. You get less as you get older, not because you’re older, but because you have extra decades of toxins which slow that down. And there’s a relationship between that and cortisol, which are two of the things you don’t normally see on lab that Janet and I routinely do. Suboptimal levels of DHEA have, they’ve been demonstrating patients with numerous chronic disease states, which includes inflammatory diseases, which is IBD or rheumatoid mode disorders who in the heck has not been stressed. These last two, three years. And chronic pain syndromes, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and DHEA has been shown to reverse the classic stress induced physiological responses. It varies with age, and I have mine about two to three times higher than what my age says in the reference intervals. And it, I mean, I feel about 30 years younger than what I am, and that’s part of it. Cortisol should be at a very optimal level, not too low, not too high. Which cortisol affects so many things, heart, your vasculature, your blood pressure, water excretion, electrolyte balance, and the thing about that is you can be super stressed and it goes high, but then sooner or later those little adrenal glands, which put out cortisol and DHEA. They blow, they get fatigued, and then it’s worse if it’s lower than if it’s high. It’s harder to deal with. Which turns into chronic fatigue syndrome. And some of the symptoms for that are fatigued that doesn’t go away even after getting good sleep.
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That you can’t fall asleep or stay asleep, and we hear that a lot. Muscle and joint pain. And that’s one of the things doctor Lewis is actually working on as a webinar about how pain correlates to different problems besides just showing it to you on lab. I think it’s pretty cool we’re going to do it in a little bit different way, you know, because he’s a chiropractor and because of that, he is able to actually put together the pain elements of some of the dysfunction going on internally like chronic fatigue. How musculoskeletal can be adversely affected if your thyroid hormone draw off or if this is off if that’s off. And there’s a huge, huge correlation. It’s just indisputable. Yeah, besides the muscle and joint pain, people get frequent headaches. They’re frequently getting sick, like we’re seeing now having sore throat, cold, or flu like symptoms, they’re gaining weight. Melinda said or headaches. Which she had every day of her life. Now she only has one once in a while. So God, I hope you’re listening down there and need her land, Texas. Digestive problems like constipation or cramps, mental fogginess and trouble concentrating or remembering things clearly. And you talk about cortisol being right or wrong, we have a lady that called in the other day. I think it’s the coolest story ever. She’s walking the Appalachian trail. She’s on our supplements. Thank you, Bridget. She’s been walking since March from Maine to Georgia or Georgia to Maine. I didn’t ask her which direction she’s going, but she says she’s almost at the end. But she reached a high point. One of the mountains and decided to call me and place her order. So a product would get to her on time. So I thought, super cool. It works. People that have good results are the ones that don’t make up excuses. They just do it. As far as the ratio of cortisol and DHEA, that can affect, as I said, musculoskeletal health, osteoporosis, osteopenia, renal calculi, which basically means calcium oxalate stones, which we’ve talked about on many of the patients, muscle wasting I hear that more and more for some reason the last two years or two and a half years we’ve seen more muscle wasting more livers going to heck in a bucket more kidneys going crazy for some strange reason. And if you put in the nutrition to allow your body to begin to work, how it knows it’s already should be working your body has an innate intelligence. But our food does not have the proper amount of supplements are nutrients in it. We can ligament and cartilaginous tissues, think bulging disc. Aggressive. Neural health, which, you know, that’s depression anxiety that we talked about. And Janet can tell you all about that. That’s why this is successful business because she’s a little OCD and I mean, not crazy. I’m sorry. Sorry. You’re not crazy. Sorry, honey. Okay. Insomnia as she talked about the mood swings. I talked about, but a lot of the different pain syndromes. Easy bruising and vascular fragility. Yeah, I’m hearing that more and more people say I’m raising like an old man I’m coming in and I’m not on COVID and so yeah, that’s part of it. What’s doing that? Well, the wrong Reich of cortisol to DHEA. Oh, interesting. And also causes yeast overgrowth as well as well as frequent infections. And hormonal deficiencies that are sometimes overlooked in your regular blood test. Thyroid problems, and maybe that’s a good time to mention now, I know that times are tough or a lot of people out there monetarily. And a lot of things are going up. What we have decided to do is go backwards with that and have it go down. So what we are offering for the next couple of about a month, it ends October 17th. We are offering you 20% off of your lab work. So if you’ve never done lab work, that’s a huge deal. It’s already super cheap anyway. Right, but that includes doctor Lewis. You still get everything. We’re not taking anything off. We’re actually giving you all the lab. We’re giving you a consultation with doctor Lewis functional medicine report and supplement recommendations. And for those of you that hadn’t done it in a year or two, Janet’s well, we’re adding more. We have more than we did a couple of years ago. And she added the TPO and thyroid anti globulin antibodies for the women and the D dimer to the men and the price didn’t go up. Now she’s taking 20% off, which means I probably won’t get a Christmas present. And so I added a thyroid panel. So if there’s a lot of people that just want to see what their thyroid’s doing, doctor Lewis, don’t talk to him about it because he’ll tell you, I like to see more because he really does and many times it’s not your thyroid.
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But if you think it is your thyroid or you know it has been in the past, there is now a thyroid panel, that one’s also 20% off through October the 17th. You just need to go on our website, green wisdom health dot com. There will be a promo code in the box and you need to type in the words fall savings and it’s a capital F ALL space savings with the capital SAV. And that will take 20% off instantly. You’ll be able to see the price and then just finish the checkout process. And then I will put your lab order in your little portal that we’ve come up with. So pretty good deal, we’ve never been able to do that since we’ve partnered with a different lab company. We’re able to offer this periodically. So we thought it was a great time now because people really need to know their numbers and not just guess or just stay on the same things they’ve been on forever. I didn’t think it was a lab coming out about Janet was crazy, good negotiator. I’ve heard crazy twice this morning. This is beginning to offend me. Is this one of the symptoms? Yeah, well, something to do with bad excrement, something like that. Andrew can dysfunction, heavy metal toxicity, which we talked about before. It helps increase liver detoxification. I’m talking back on cortisol. DHEA. Hypothyroidism is just mentioned. It has to do with T four to T three conversion premenstrual syndrome, man, if you’re smart, you’ll never mention that infertility. I can not tell you how many babies across America that women could not get pregnant and then boom all of a sudden they get their body healthy through us and they start having babies, but nobody’s named one Stephen yet. Severe menopause, insulin resistance. And I’m really big on insulin resistant because people say, I can’t lose weight, and it’s like, well, it takes a long time to reverse it, speeding freight train of disease and stop it and reverse it, going toward health. And insulin resistance is one of the big deals. Yeah, and then there’s some natural things that you can do because I know you take maybe you take supplements and you still feel this way. So has it got something to do with what you’re eating or drinking. So you need to change your diet to solve adrenal fatigue by avoiding caffeine. Oh, God. You go. Preaching to getting personal, honey. Someone’s got a cup of coffee going over here. And she made it for me. Because I know he needs it. So he talks a little faster during the podcast. Have you noticed he goes a little slower, so if I give him caffeine to speeding, his voice picks up. Avoid excess sugar in carbohydrates. Oh, Jesus. That’s most of us. Hydrogenated oils. That’s the big thing in that helps create insulin resistance. And if you eat out cannibalism, if it’s processed food, you’re taking them and people say, what do I do about it? And I said, besides cutting it way back, eat more and more and more of the good fish oil, all fish almost, not the same. Good. Processed and packaged foods. Not good. It may be driving through the fast food lane. And we did hair funny story about that yesterday. You get caught at hardee’s. You might be eating the wrong thing. That’d be embarrassed. If the FBI stole my phone and I was in the party’s line, it’s like, holy cow. Yeah, it more embarrassing that you were in the hardys line than the phone got stolen. Yeah, from this. Healthy eat healthy fats and do proteins and plenty of fresh vegetables. And that is fish oil, but that’s also a coconut oil walnut oil. Avocado oil stay the heck away from corn vegetable, canola is poison, peanuts, questionable, sunflower is better. Interesting little tidbit. I always learn something new from doctor Lewis because he’s like some sort of walking and cyclopedia. I had a lady yesterday asked me about prebiotics and probiotics. And we don’t carry prebiotics. We carry probiotics. And she want to know, well, why don’t we carry them? And I thought, well, I don’t know. I’ll ask him why we don’t carry him. So he said, why would we do that? He said, most pre boards come from your vegetables. There’s fiber. It’s fiber. And I thought, oh, cool. And I said, so you can just literally vegetables at your prebiotics. There’s a lot of people out there that get caught up in the smoke mirrors and sizzle and no steak. And because there’s people, everybody’s trying to sell us all something.
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So if you’re eating your vegetable in this place, well, I don’t eat beets and that’s what you come back with. Because why you’re not in bikini stage every year. I need to get skinny for my bikini and she’s sweet light yellow, but that was the last thing she pushed. She goes to vegetables. Yeah, she goes, I just don’t eat them, and I’m thinking. Well, I can’t do that for you, but isn’t it interesting that you can eat a vegetable and that’s a prebiotic and then you take your probiotics. So little tidbit learned? The fibers, you know, kind of the staging area. And people say, well, you’ve got to have annual in it. It’s like, yeah, well, I’ve seen it. And it’s not a bad thing. But I’ve seen people take the probiotics with inulin and then they blow up when they take it and wonder why they’re bloated and have massive amounts of gas. It’s because they can’t data or overgrowth of yeast is going ballistic on that stuff. So it needs to be done in stages. It needs to be done wisely. Yeah, you talk about a yeast and overgrowth, that sort of thing. I had a lady that called, she was a chef. And a restaurant that we must have eaten at ten years ago. I do not remember really eating there. We have memory pills. That was ten years ago. She called me the other day, and she said, oh my gosh, you’re Janet Lewis. I said, I am. And she said, I finally found your name ten years later on a piece of paper where you had given me olive leaf as a product because I had a type two tick bite lime type two limes. I think it was, and I said, how did you get that? She said, from a mosquito, she said she said there was actually two or three people there in that little town that got them. Two of them died. She did not die, and she’s crediting us with saving her life over all of life. And all of leif is a huge antibiotic. And up a limes came from TX. I don’t know. Janet, thanks so much. I don’t know, but she’s, she said that she survived because of it, and she offered to pay me for those products that I gave her ten years ago to get better. And I said, you know what? Calling me ten years later, I don’t even think you could give me enough money to compensate that. Just this just call it good and be glide your back. We don’t even remember it. So but we get a free meal out of it. She’s building another restaurant and going back to work. And the people that come back and say something positive later. Thank you, thank you. It keeps us encouraged because we need that too. Yes. So there’s other causes of being sick and tired of being sick and tired. Everybody’s going to love this one. I said and Terry lifestyle. Having a desk job, having lack of movement. Having back problems, chronic pain, sitting all the time, and lack of motivation. I will tell you, Brandi is not working for us any longer. She went back to school. She’s working on a degree in nutrition. I guess where she’s going to end up later. Right. She’ll be back here. But it’s caused doctor Lewis and I to get a lot of exercise and moving all these products around and getting up on the shelves and stuff, and I thought, man, I’ve been sitting a lot. She actually was very active. That little problem. So now we’re energetic. He’s still having coffee. So he’s thinking about that. No, he is telling me when it’s time to talk. Well, you can talk about depression. How’s that? Well, I can do that. If you have an overgrowth of yeast and so you have brain fog brain focus almost always because of yeast put out some call foundation stops your absorption and famine, which you don’t get enough of anyway. And so I will get to that in just a second, but causes of fatigue is the, I think it’s called an acronym called dead tired depression, environment, anxiety, anemia, asthma, diabetes, thyroid, and tumors. Infections, rheumatologic, which means arthritis, endocarditis, heart inflammation, but we’ve seen the holy heck out of that last couple of years for some reason and drugs. This comes from journal of family practice recertification. So one of the best things you can do and oh my God, I do it. Is L carnitine in the form we’ve got. You get about a 100% of it rather than the best you could do before that was 65% of it. It does require other optimal amounts of nutrients. And that’s why I tell people take them multi. It’s a super, super good one in cost about half as much as it should be. But you need that. Carnitine is transported mostly to the cardiac and skeletal muscle. That’s wise copper. I’m interested. And 98% of the total body of carnitine is stored muscle and heart. It’s an essential nutrient.
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It helps transportation of long chain fatty acids. That’s why Janice said eat good fats. But it goes to the mitochondria matrix mitochondria. Remember, we talked about that to some powerhouse that you have a Julian of men ever sell jillions over. Stated. There’s a lot of in each cell. And it’s the energy producer in each cell. There are certain things that can cause you to have carnitine deficiency, but for the most part, it plays a big, big, big central role in the metabolism and production of energy from fatty acids. So you have to have the good fatty acids. It actually gives you more energy than a cup of coffee. I’ve tried it both ways, just having coffee. And I do both. Well, yeah, if you do the coffee, then do the carnitine, it’s like, wow, what a kick. Again, I’m seriously feel about 30 years younger than I am. Right. I overdid the carnitine at first because that’s what I do. She was doing three a day. Oh, good God. I said you’re a 132 pounds. She said, Steven, I’m not that fat. Okay, I don’t know how much you weigh honey. I’m sure it’s a 120, but I don’t know what she was, but that’s right. One 20. Oh, they’re about. Maybe one 19. Anyway, the carnitine also wanted you to talk about the other one that we have that’s kind of a new product for us. Yeah, but it’s been really popular. It’s called ageless cell revive. And I thought, it’s a powder. You can put it in your coffee. It does, not make your coffee taste bad, it tastes a little bit like a creamer. But it helps support healthy cellular structure function and cellular signaling. It was actually manufactured more for brain health, but then they found out it works with the mitochondria and helps you have energy all through the system. So it supports the mitochondria. It supports your immune system. Pay attention folks. Yeah, as people have been getting more sick. Supports G barrier health, think leaky gut, which leads to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Well, it’s sunflower, less thin, but there’s all kinds of lesser than out there. And I personally think you can avoid the holy heck out of soy lesser than Gopher sunflower. And this is the good stuff, but it helps digest and process fats. So it helps with your focus. It helps with cognitive function. It helps with overall brain health. My mother already had dementia when she was younger than I am. And me and my brother, doctor James Lewis, who’s dean slash chiropractor. We threw supplements and my mother and she was a willing participant. So we put off dementia for about 25 years. She had it in her early 60s. And it didn’t really kick her butt till about 88 to 92. After 92, she was kind of out of there, but what is 25 years worth of better cognitive function worth? That means what she made more. Chocolate chip cookies and cherry pie. And things like that. And now we’re working on my 80 5 year old dad. So he’s still going, just got him a new heart valve from a cow. He’s a pro mistake now, but his mind is good because I keep giving him all these things. He said, I know if it had not been for your supplements that I would not be where I am now. He said, I have no doubt about it. And he is so religious. He was not as religious for a long time and whenever his heart valve started going bad, he realized he was in deep trouble. And then it’s two surgeons came in and said, we do not understand what happened. This was the smoothest easiest, quickest surgery we’ve ever done, especially being 85. So what we’re telling you to do and more and more people are stocking up now is a really, really smart time to stock up in this ageless cell revived. The phospholipids actually, they’re recognized like a T cell. Now T cells are killer cell, which can kill yeast fungus virus. And pathogenic bacteria. So it’s very, very important because it triggers that innate immune defense. And I wanted to mention another thing of being sick and tired. Could be anemia. We’ve had a couple of people that have said, oh no, I had my lab work run, and my red blood cell counts just fine. My hemoglobin hematocrit is just fine. I said, did they run a ferritin? And they were like, I don’t know what that is. I said, right. It’s stored iron. Because the iron they run that you think is fine, is that in your bloodstream, but it’s not what stored. Looking at hemoglobin and hematocrit is not a bad thing, but that’s like looking at a junkyard full of cars or a brand new parking lot full of cars.
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You don’t know which one you’re really looking at. It’s not specific or space, civic. Right. And so that’s why I’m telling you the lab work is imperative. That is on our comprehensive panel. If you have never run a lab at our office, it’s super simple. All you do because people go, I need an appointment. You don’t really need an appointment. All you need to do is go to our website because I have this totally automated now. Green wisdom health dot com. Fill out the health survey cross off everything going on with you and all the medications you’re on. And it will tell you which panel is the correct panel for you whenever you do it when you’re done. It hits submit. It picks a lab panel. If you want a lab panel that’s got more in it than that, that’s all fine, but that’s going to be the minimum panel it recommends for you. And like I said, put in the code Fall Savings through October 17th. So you can get 20% off of that. And then you can have a thing on the comprehensive is 12 different lab panels. So most people come in here from their doctor, they bring us one to three panels and ask us what’s wrong and we’re like, I don’t know. You don’t have enough lab. Do you want us to just guess? Because I don’t seem to be working well. Which is why we don’t do that. So. But if you throw it in, God gave your body an innate intelligence. It will take the supplements or nutrients and work with them. And there’s so many toxins that we’ve talked about and I’ve talked about that a lot. One of the most popular relatively new supplements we have is called enviro detox. It has the zealot clay activated charcoal, which is from which is the bar golly most absorbable there is, which is full of acid and humic acid. And there’s even research talking about cleaning agents, trigger flu like symptoms and fatigue, and this is just very, very brief. Some of the things that can help with chronic fatigue syndrome and just fatigue in general is B vitamins from journal and neurology talks about it. Minerals, strip to fan, which 5 HTP works wonders for me. Amino acids, CoQ10, essential fatty acids. We talked about the good fats. Malic acid with magnesium. Oh my God, if you’re not on magnesium, you need to be in corella detoxification is good. An acetylcysteine, lipoic acid. We sell a lot of an acetylcysteine in L glutathione or reduce glutathione. Lipoic acid is in the berberine alpha a, so it goes on and on and on. And then there’s even, oh my God, the CDC and I don’t trust them either. But they have endorsement manipulation of the intestinal flora to treat diseases, journal of modern medicine. So robotics. So we are glad you listened to this show. Like doctor Lewis said, we’d appreciate feedback to tell us if you’re enjoying, if you still are enjoying the podcast. Should we do them? Actually, we’d like to know if you’d like to see him on a webinar as well, because he’s super excited about that. And then he keeps telling you guys to go read these books. So he’s just decided to ride his own. So keep a lookout on those. They should be out in probably a month or so. And I’m sorry our show has come to an end, but it has, so doctor Lewis, could you leave us with just a few words, please, as we end this show. Just be words that’s tough. In your health, don’t be careful be bold. The atmosphere you’re in always will create the health you have or the health you want. You have to take action. Living big requires taking action as we get older and older and older, you know, I want to take more action. So God bless you. And we’ll see you later. All right, you guys have a great week. We’ll be here next time on the green wisdom health show. Once again, our show has come to an end, but you’re hoping your health is only beginning. If you or a loved one are in need of a different outcome and are waiting for a brighter future, take the first step and go to our website and fill out the health survey. Please don’t keep us a secret. If you know someone that could benefit from this podcast, please share the show with your friends and family. You are only one step away from a life worth living.