Episode 101

Ask the Doctor Immune Health: Lower Inflammation, Reduce Allergies, Spend Less Time Being Sick with Heather Moday, MD

Everything you need to know to support your immune health and feel better in your body.

I was excited to welcome Dr. Heather Moday to the podcast. Dr. Moday is an Allergist and Immunologist, Integrative and Functional Medicine Physician who received her Medical degree from Tulane Medical School in New Orleans before doing her her residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the Montefiore/Albert Einstein Medical center in In New York City. She completed a fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the Arizona Center of Integrative Medicine, is a certified practitioner through the Institute for Functional Medicine, and now is the owner and medical director of the Moday Center for Functional Medicine, a virtual functional medicine practice based in Virginia. Her new book, The Immunotype Breakthrough – Your Personalized Plan To Balance Your Immune System, Optimize Health And Build Lifelong Resistance, is available wherever books are sold.

  • The exact tests to find out the health of your immune system
  • How much immune health is genetic and how much is environmental
  • The many, many WAYS your immune system impacts your overall health (beyond what you think!)
  • Why your immune health and inflammation are so connected
  • What causes inflammation and what the effects of high inflammation levels are
  • How to tell if you have chronic inflammation
  • The best ways to KEEP from getting sick
  • How your microbiome impacts your immune system
  • How to keep your microbiome healthy
  • How to rebuild your microbiome after you take an antibiotic
  • How to tell if your microbiome is impacting your immune system
  • Exactly what to do when you’re sick or you feel like you’re getting sick
  • Why causes some people to have worse allergies than others
  • How to lessen your allergy symptoms naturally
  • What causes autoimmune diseases
  • How to stack the deck AWAY from acquiring an autoimmune disease
  • Her best recommendations for treating and preventing leaky gut
  • Her best recommendations if you have an autoimmune disease
  • How to support your immune system if you’re on immunosuppressants
  • The best ways to treat long COVID, based on current research
  • The best and worst types of workouts for supporting your immune system
  • Her thoughts on Vitamin C, dry brushing, lymphatic massage, raw garlic, saunas, elderberry, oregano oil, olive leaf extract, and more for immune system support

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Healthier Together cover art by Zack. Healthier Together music by Alex Ruimy.

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