2020 DIVI CNV – 2018 Friday Calls

January 5th, 2018

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A special Call with Reed and the FDN Team to kick off the New Year!

 

January 12th, 2018

Ask the Mentors

Topics:

  • Can food intolerances cause night wakings
  • How do we use the TSI (Thyroid Stress Indicators) form with clients
  • How do we use the HCC (Hormone Complaints Checklist) form with clients
  • I have a cold, will it affect the 205 and 101
  • Is DHEA good to use to support a man with low estrogen and low testosterone
  • Using program enhancers with estrogen dominance
  • When should a woman with hypothalamic amenorrhea take a 205
  • What are your favorite probiotics

January 19h, 2018

 

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Special Guest – Dr. Ben Lynch, founder of SeekingHeath.com

 

January 26th, 2018

Ask the Mentors

Topics:

  • UTI natural relief
  • GI Map retest, how long after protocol with gut bugs
  • Supplemental recommendations for increasing testosterone production
  • Coffee/Water enema side effects
  • Facial hair on women and PCOS
  • Dealing with “invisible” chronic conditions like autoimmune, CFS, Fibro, etc
  • Investigation of eczema in a 5 month old

February 2nd, 2018

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Special Guest – Wendy Myers

February 9th, 2018

Ask the Mentors

Topics:

  • 18 yr old with irregular periods and testing on days 19-21 if period was late
  • Hyrdogen Breath testing with fructose malabsorbtion and MRT
  • 12 year old with SEVERE ADHD, where to go after funning the BH101, IP and MRT
  • DIM formulas contain soy, is it counterproductive to metabolizing estrogen
  • Amazon AF formula for adult dosing
  • Explaining the new markers on the DUTCH test
  • Best probiotics during a sugar detox
  • Reducing stress during pregnancy

February 16th, 2018

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Practitioner Spotlight with Debbie O’Meara, FDN-P

February 23rd, 2018

Ask the Mentors

Topics:

  • Can FDN help with diverticulitis
  • How to handle multiple parasites on one test
  • H pylori – friend or foe
  • Addressing high estrogen and poor methylation

March 2nd, 2018

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Reed talks Business!
  • Setting up a one hour talk on FDN Principles
  • Suggestion for “closing the deal”
  • Tips for completing the course and support afterwards
  • Is It best to rent a space orwork out of home online

March 9th, 2018

Ask the Mentors

Topics:

  • Matula Tea: Besides use for H pylori, has anyone seen anecdotal results with SIBO while in H Pylori treatment with Matula tea
  • Ideas to help DHEA sulfation, High DHEA metabolites..both in the red, but DHEA-s low
  • Clients with anxiety, best supplment to help with relief care
  • Case review: Running a GI Map for clients with zero GI symptoms
  • When to address mold
  • Protocol for sac B, C.diff client
  • Supplements to reduce estrogen

March 16th, 2018

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Special Guest – Olyvia DuSold

March 23rd, 2018

Ask the Mentors

Topics:

  • Creating a diet around many food restrictions
  • GI-Map test result and client became pregnant, how to handle the follow-up protocol
  • Genova IP back that showed no result for mannitol recovery
  • Client Case: 4 year old boy with a mess 101, positive for heavy metals thru hair analysis and mthfr mutation
  • Support for digesting fats, bloated & constipated eating fats and steatocrit was low on the GI map
  • Client Case: 7 yr old client who has high zonulin levels, how to address protocol besides diet
  • Client Case: Hypothyroidism, GI test, revealed both high C diff (both A and B), high phyla microbiota, high glucuronidase, low elastase and secretory IgA.  Will bio-bontancials alone address the C diff

March 30th, 2018

Ask the Mentors

Topics:

  • Building Confidence by practicing
  • Supplement prior to testing
  • Client Case: Young girl with anxiety, scratching herself, headaches
  • Hashimotos, supplementation and DRESS, thyroid glandulars
  • Client Case: with high estrogen and low Dutch test metabolites, navigating the Dutch

April 6th, 2018

Ask Reed – Business Episode

Topics:

  • Outflow and inflow and speaking engagements
  • Answering the question “how do you run lab without being a doctor?”
  • Using FDN materials on webpage or marketing
  • Sales Follow-ups – when, how, why
  • How not to be “salesy” when answering questions.  Sales vs. Marketing
  • Don’t be afraid to offer the value of FDN

April 13th, 2018

Ask the Mentors

Topics:

  • GI pathogen protocols – layering and die-off
  • Ultralife LBF#2 ( in this case) which contains bentonite clay and charcoal. It says to take it with meals. Would that absorb the other supplements that you take with the meal
  • Addressing the parasite chilomastix mesnili
  • Client Case: (female, 26 YO) showed up with +4 E.Coli on BH401H and is still experiencing SIBO, gas, bloating, pain. Client has been on Biocidin and Olivirex for 3 weeks and had stomach problems for years
  • GI MAP comes back with only one parasite (not one of the nasty 3) and it isn’t showing high would you still put them on the full parasite protocol or will Biocidin with Olivirex be sufficient
  • MRT result with corn in yellow. Would using supplements with modified corn starch be ok
  • Client Case: Four year old, healthy taking probiotics, whose cheeks, chest, and back, turn red in heat or cold with small break-out of red and white bumps that go away over night
  • Client Case: Female client has extremely LOW testosterone but is also very HIGH 5a reductase tendencies.
  • Client Case: Ferritin levels are low at 20.2, reluctant to use supplemental iron because of iron over-load. Suggestions to increase levels

April 20th, 2018

Ask the Mentors

Topics:

  • MRT results with zero red reactions!  My initial thought is suppressed immune system- but is there any possibility that this could be normal/healthy
  • Working with a client that has multiple food senstivity which has resulted in a lack of enjoyment with food
  • MRT Leap reintroduction plan, how closely should this be followed
  • IgE allergy to Beef, should beef collagen be avoided
  • Live live talks vs. digital, where to start
  • Is it ok to take probiotics and digestive enzymes at the same time
  • Licorice root with high blood pressure, what is the connection and is it a fact that it is contraindicated
  • Navigating IgG test and nuts

April 27th, 2018

Ask the Mentors

Topics:

  • In working with a child with really bad eczema or any child, do we have a protocol of labs to run? Would we do Metabolic Typing?
  • When someone has parasites, abundant bacteria, H. Pylori and Candida which comes first the bacteria or the H. Pylori protocol?
  • Histamine intolerance and migraines
  • 205 test when client is drinking ketones
  • Client Case: High anxiety client with a GI MAP that showed a lot going on
  • Would Pylori plex by douglas labs comparable to pylori x by biomatrix?
  • Biomatrix’s Pro-Adapt and Est-Adapt, progesterone and estrogen liquid supplements –  Is there any guidance of how these products compare, dosage wise, to the values on the FDN protocol spreadsheets?

May 4th, 2018

Ask the Mentors

Topics:

  • Caller: When to test 48 yo female, who was on vaginal estrogen for 10 days
  • To DIM or not to DIM?
  • Would a thyroid test reveal insight into carbohydrate processing?
  • Any protocol recommendations for C diff along with antibiotic, when food is a major issue, only tolerating carbs?
  • Biocidin in pill form…Is It just as effective as drops?
  • How do we reconcile that almost every Dr says vegetarian is a healing diet for Lyme or Cancer or whatever illness?
  •  If a person has very elevated b-glucoronidase level (2-3,000) how much calcium d-glucarate would be appropriate? Anything else to add in to help with detox like Support Liver?

May 11th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Lecture Suggestion for Type Two Diabetes group who are all Paleo
  • Best protocol to clear estrogen dominance, and for gut lining repair?
  • Client Case: G.I. test results positive for Blasto (levels are indicative of active infection), Klebsiella, Candida.
  • Caller: story of receptive friend and talking FDN
  • Did biomatrixone.com stop carrying bezweken and start with their own line of BHRT drops?
  • Are glandular products such as adrenal support – bovine glandular and thyroid support – porcine or bovine considered an enhancing products in terms of WADA for professional athletes?
  • Any contradictions for collagen intake for colon cancer patients?

May 18th, 2018

Special Guest – Mark England,Co-founder of Procabulary

May 25th, 2018

Ask the Mentors

Topics:

  • Mold Illness Workshop added to the FDN Conference
  • The benefits of joining the AFDNP Association
  • Addressing Lyme, will FDN come out with a module that addresses this specifically?
  • Working with clients Type II Diabetes, testing and protocols.
  • Caller: How to deal with HIPPA when doing FDN with clients?
  • Client Case: Female with super dry skin and drinking a lot of water, any recommended diet and testing?

June 1st, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Client Case: Low tolerance for supplements, including probiotic and GI Detox.
  • Client Intake: What to include in the initial client intake
  • Client Case: Child with Encopresis. Starting with GI pathogen and food sensitivity testing. Mother believes dairy is a culprit, do we suggest including dairy in diet for the food test?
  • Addressing Chilomastix mesnili
  • Biocidin replacement for an autoimmune client? (too many immune stimulators in biocidin)  for a basic bacteria protocol – 90 days
  • Client Case: GI MAP test result for 50 year old female, bloating & gas with gallbladder removed. Results revealed Ancyclostoma duodenale (hookworm,) Microsporidium spp., Chilomastix Mesnili. Everything else within range. Can you help me with a protocol? Would using Biobotanicals be enough for the hookworm?
  • Addressing the root of Celiac Disease, is healing possible and will gluten always be an issue.
  • Dosing for Saccharomyces Boulardii for other uses besides C. diff
  • Client Case: Female client on a protocol for bacterial infection and came down with Strep throat, felt sick on the antibiotics and hadn’t had an issue in the past.  Should protocols be discontinued while on antibiotics?
  • Working with clients that have Interstitial Cystitis
  • Client Case: diagnosed with H Pylori by doc, does it makes sense to do an h pylori protocol now and do the GI MAP afterwards?

June 8th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Caller: Client Case: 26 yo male, with Low testosterone, belly fat, fatigue. Taking Rx testosterone. When to take 205 and deal with philosophically
  • Client Case: Food Sensitivity: very sensitive to wheat, yeast, and many gluten cross-reactors. She has eliminated those foods and asthma has gotten worse. GI-MAP results: Chilomax and some Staphylococcus, and her SIGA was very low
  • Caller: How to optimize exercise recovery
  • Client Case: severe HPA axis dysfunction and is in the exhaustion phase. She has over exercised for a long time, has young kids that keep her from sleeping well and her testosterone, progesterone, and estrogen are all very low. She also has “leaky gut” I am working through a healing protocol but her biggest question is exercise. Should excercised be completely stopped, due to ann exhaustive state and if so at what point can she reintroduce?
  • Caller: Celiac, can it be reversed?
  • Caller: Scleroderma and collagen consumption

June 15th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • What are you finding is working best for your clients the bezwecken Progonb-l4x Phytob-l4x or the Pro-adapt and est-adapt?
  • Client Case: Helping female client balance their blood sugar if they are Type 1 Diabetic. Client has tried Paleo, keto, vegan. Experiencess really low life threatening blood sugar drops, but they are medically induced.
  • Is there any correlation to IgA Immunodeficiency detected with blood work and Sec IgA levels on the GI Map? Would Secretory IgA on GI Map be low if a person was taking immunosuppressant drugs? Decreasing Sec IgA, what are some strategies outside of these topics to increase Sec IgA?
  • Amazon A-P and Amazon A-F, how to take, with or without food?
  • Client Case: Female client who is severely constipated, doing the GI Map but wants some relief ahead of time while she is on the Interphase plus. Suggestions beside magnesium citrate?
  • Does P5P and B6 have similar dosing? Dosing: 100 mg/day of Pyridoxine hydrochloride or 25+ mg/day of P-5-P?

June 22nd, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • What are the uses for Olivirex?
  • Are we no longer using Thyroid Stress Indicator form as part of intake? Just Adrenal Stress Indicator, Adrenal Stress Causes, Medical History and Contract?
  • Client Case: Female with allergy/asthma, high toxic load so liver support is up there with priorities but looking for some other success protocols. Currently is taking OTC as well as butterbur, marshmallow, mg and turmeric. Suggestions for supplements?
  • If a client is super sensitive to any dairy, should they avoid colostrum?
  • Dutch tests and peri-menopause. For a 56 woman whose period is now irregular and experiencing lots of hot flashes (15+/day and a few at night)
  • Client Case: Female going through a bad ulcerative colitis flare
  • Does liver support supplements affect birth control?

June 29th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • How do I prioritize labs for a client if budget is a concern?
  • Client Case: Female with chronic constipation and sleep issues, low melatonin and low hormones\
  • Ordering Organic Acids Testing, Genova vs. Great Plains
  • Is it necessary to use a biofilm disrupter when order the GI-Map?
  • Supplements to help lower elevated cortisol in the evening
  • How important is it to create a niche when working our FDN business?

 

July 13th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Which food sensitivity test should I run?
  • Is the keto diet for everyone?
  • Caller: How to determine the best diet?
  • Should you switch up probiotics?

July 20th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • PCOS and the best way FDN approaches this, along with DRESS and lab work
  • Choosing the right OAT testing option
  • Addressing severe ulcers in clients
  • How can creatine impact the DUTCH test for a female?
  • Client Case: chronically deficient in both sodium and chloride and has low levels on recent and past blood tests. We have addressed lifestyle factors such as not over consuming water or diuretics and adding salt to foods. Aside from repleating sodium and chloride what are the factors to consider that could be causing this or anything else that would be helpful in this situation.
  • Client Case: Amazon Raintree antiparasite blend and/or biocidin causing burning in the upper gut area? Increased stress at the time of protocol.

July 27th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Client Case: GI Map results, GI Map results: High morganella and high streptococcus, High citrobacter and high prevotella copri,
    High firmicutes, elevated calprotectin and zonulin
  • Client Case: Female with Dientamoeba Fragilis, having trouble with Amazon AP and Biocidin titration, which is causing stomach burn
  • Spectracell Micronutrient Test for adult ADHD
  • Supplements to help lower elevated cortisol in the evening
  • When doing a blood chemistry test for children, should the same optimal range template be used?
  • Diet for Type 1 Diabetes

August 3rd, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Client Case: 44 yr old female with vulvodynia and oxalates
  • Caller: Running all 5 labs for optimization of health, creating packages
  • 451 Calprotectin down to 27. When to refer out
  • GI map coverage with insurance

August 10th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Addressing clients with chronic headaches
  • Analyzing the MRT with mild salicylic acid results
  • Nagalase test for viral load, comparison with GI Map
  • UL Rainforest C-F,  is this now Amazon C-F?
  • Caller: Navigating prescription drugs and supplements with client with congestive heart failure and diabetes
  • Caller: HTMA (Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis) and FDN

August 17th, 2018

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Special Guest – Jeff Williams, CEO of Bizstarters.com

August 31st, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • 10 Year Anniversary Conference Comments
  • Supplementing with Folic Acid vs Folate
  • Bad reactions to LGB flushes
  • Working with clients with Bell’s Palsey

September 7th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Caller: Histamine in the blood vs histamine intolerance
  • HTMA and how the ratios of these minerals and imbalances can lead us to further investigation into certain areas in the body
  • Fatigue, depression, Lyme.  Using Neurotransmitter testing for symptom relief

September 14th, 2018

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Special Guest – Jeff Hoyt, President of GlycoLife Sciences

September 21st, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Client Case: Lyme and possible pyroluria, deciding between using The DUTCH and the Neurogistics NT panel, or both
  • Caller: Run DUTCH or 205 for retest
  • Caller: How to handle die-off from pathogen protocol
  • Avoiding Blue light, how far to go
  • Working with clients that have epilepsy
  • Client Case: experiencing bloating after Sach B supplementation, is it common and how to circumvent this side effect
  • MRT: If yogurt shows as red, should all dairy be removed from diet

September 28th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Client Case: experiencing extreme detox symptom, including vertigo, heart palpitations and nausea after liver/gallbladder flush and colonic
  • Support protocol for poor methylator on Dutch test
  • Client Case: major problems as listed on the GI MAP; C. Difficile Toxin B, Giardia, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Endolimax nana, a lot of dysbiosis, tested positive for SIBO, and high Urinary Bile Acids. Is it best to follow the standard protocol first and when does the SIBO treatment fit in
  • Which test to rule out a mold infection
  • How to handle working with clients for a parasite protocol that are extremely picky and allergic to walnuts

October 5th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • How to translate the DUTCH to the FDN Progression of HPA Axis Dysfunction Excel sheet
  • Ideas for social media posts and finding continued content
  • ls it important to use the word “Functional” in your business name
  • How to test for histamine and oxalates
  • Client Case:  barely high H. Pylori (3.6e3) with no virulence factors. Would Biocidin and Pylori X be enough
  • Client Case: female postive for H. Pylori, husband is going to do protocol, however, should the children be considered as well
  • Suggestions for high Strep on GI-Map

October 12th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Client Case: has C. Diff and H. Pylori on GI-MAP. Which to address first
  • How to take probiotics with Sac B and mucosal barrier repair supplements while taking a pharmaceutical antibiotic
  • Caller: High blood sugar levels at night time
  • How to address clients with severe depression beyond DRESS
  • Should anti-microbials be discontinued before running the GI-MAP
  • Do FDNs get notifications from DSL when sample is received
  • Genova vs. Great Plains for organic acids, how to choose
  • Caller: Altering macronutrient ratios to address blood sugar, without running labs

October 19th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • What are optimal FDN ranges for digestive markers on GI-map
  • Should Gluten be eaten before the Wheat Zoomer testing
  • How to address clients during a discovery call, if they say they are insurance only
  • Caller: Best ways to promote healing from surgery
  • Request for list of most popular prescription drugs and how to think about them in context of FDN
  • Client Case: had SIBO,  hypothyroidism, along with tons of previous work through various protocols. Nothing on a GI-MAP showing up and on a FODMAP.  How to support best if they are not able to afford any further testing

October 26th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Aside from DRESS what are some strategies to help with high blood pressure
  • Client Case: 33 year old female, that scored super high on neural tissue health. Were working on basic DRESS and waiting on a GI map results. My question is, based off of ASI what additional testing should be offered
  • Client Case: sensitive client during her GI protocol. She had a parasite and bacteria, so she’s been going thru 2 phases. Whenever she ramped up on Biocidin + Amazon AP, she got extreme diarrhea. So I worked w/her to find the optimal, lower amount. But when she switched to Biocidin + Amazon CF, the symptoms came back again, as well as pain. What’s the best approach for clients like that who are reacting severely
  • What is a safe way to support low estrogen levels in a menopausal or post menopausal woman who has genetic markers for estrogen dominant cancer

November 2nd, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Biofilm Disruptors:something slightly less expensive than the biocidin and allergy free options.
  • Should garlic in supplements be avoided during Low FODMAP diet
  • Supplements to help aid in lowering evening cortisol
  • Caller: When to recommend Melatonin SL vs PR
  • Caller: Why not use Licorice Root Extract for more than one month
  • Can Biocidin be used topically, mixed with a carrier oil

    November 9th, 2018

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    Special Guest – Nick Pineault, Founder of Electrosmog Rx

    November 30th, 2018

    Ask the Mentors Episode

    Topics:

    • Client case: female,  progesterone is very low and irregular cycles.  Best time to use Pro-Adapt
    • Handling a client that can’t swallow pills when parasite protocol is warranted
    • Client Case: female suffering with diarrhea, tested high for c. Diff. Started protocol and her stool was more formed the first week or two but it’s back to diarrhea 4 weeks into protocol. How long have you seen it take for the diarrhea to resolve
    • Recommendations on testing to use with 11 yo female with Autistic tendencies
    • Caller: Supplements for young women on birth control to help with nutrient depletions
    • DUTCH what do you make of when corisol is low, DHEA high, DHEA-S higher than DHEA metabolites

December 7th, 2018

Ask the Mentors Episode

Topics:

  • Client case: female, has been on DRESS for almost 5 months based on GI MAP and MRT. Improvements are: her period normalized, digestion/elimination improved even she didn’t think she had a problem, sensitivity to smells went away (used to get a headache from smells), however main complaint these skin breakout has not improved at all. What additional test can help move this client forward
  • Amazon A-P and Amazon A-F…taken with or without food, or does it matter
  • Client Case: with low energy and weight gain there was not much significant information on the BH205 except her DHEA was 42.6 of the charts high.
  • Recommendations on allopathy for constipation while running tests
  • Is there anyway for our clients to not see results prior to consult  from Neurogistics food sensitivity
  • How to interpret a client with borderline glucose-insulin reaction on Micronutrient test
  • What is the recommended test for heavy metals
  • Recommendations for reputable matula tea sources
  • On the Oats Test – Does anyone know what the optimal range for Oxalates

    December 21st, 2018

    Ask the Mentors Episode

    Topics:

    • Caller: How best to search for topics on FDNconnect.com and Facebook pages
    • Caller: 55 yo female with hemochromatosis
    • Dutch Test Results – above range 2 OH pathway preference and methoxy oindicating that the client is clearing yet still has near above level estrogen and estrogen dominance in relation to progesterone, any insight as to what direction to go
    • S. Boullardi for C-diff…what’s best product that has highest dose per capsule
    • High Firmicutes 4.21e11 is associated and indicated with
    • Client Case:  GI Map shows an H. Pylori infection withvirulence factor oip A and also low bacteroidetes and working with an integrative MD, who started her on HCL and enzymes. Should the client be informed to stop HCL
    • Caller: New trainee with course questions
    • What is high Clostridium spp indicating, or normally associated with
    • Caller: Sac B yeast protocol