On today’s episode, I am joined by Dr. David Brady, author of FibroFix and 30-year integrative practitioner. Dr. Brady is one of the foremost authorities on properly diagnosing and treating fibromyalgia.

We chat all about fibromyalgia from the research to the diagnosis to various treatment approaches. This is a poorly understood condition but Dr. Brady offers so much information that can be applied by anyone listening who may be affected – doctors or patients!

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We Discuss:

  • {7:30} Dr. Brady’s professional journey to where he is now 
  • {15:25} What fibromyalgia actually is 
  • {21:11} Some of the difficulties with diagnosing fibromyalgia 
  • {25:46} The effects of fibromyalgia on quality of sleep 
  • {27:06} How trauma impacts the diagnosis of fibromyalgia in women
  • {36:33} The link between fibromyalgia and gut health 
  • {39:14} Conventional treatment approaches for fibromyalgia 
  • {44:39}Natural treatment approaches for fibromyalgia 
  • And so much more! 

Links Mentioned:

Dr. Brady’s book: FibroFix

https://www.amazon.com/Fibro-Fix-Fibromyalgia-Reversing-Chronic/dp/1623367123

Dr. Brady’s website: www.fibrofix.com

More of Dr. Brady’s writings and other content: www.drdavidbrady.com

 

About the Guest:

Dr. David M. Brady almost 30-years of experience as an integrative practitioner and over 25 years in health sciences academia. He is a licensed naturopathic medical physician in Connecticut and Vermont, is board certified in functional medicine and clinical nutrition, and is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He was the long-time vice president for health sciences and director of the Human Nutrition Institute at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, where he continues to serve as an associate professor of clinical sciences. He maintains a private practice, Whole Body Medicine, in Fairfield, CT (USA). Dr. Brady is also the Chief Medical Officer for Designs for Health, Inc. and Diagnostic Solutions Labs, LLC, and is an expert consultant to the nutritional supplement and clinical laboratory industries.

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