Ask Dr. Ben Series
Welcome to the Ask Dr. Ben Podcast Series. These podcasts will be exploring many topics, including ingredient myths and truths, what toxins do, botox, skin mapping, healing internally, healing topically, healthy habits for teens, anti-aging, as well as many specific skin conditions.
The subject of this show is near and dear to my heart. There is a lot of misinformation about stem cells, growth factors, and peptides, and I hope that this episode will provide clarity for you.
My journey as a holistic MD started about 20 years ago when dad passed away from a complex disease. I was told that it was a rare genetic disease, but since then, I’ve done a ton of research and I’ve come to understand that I really think my dad’s illness came from pesticides.
There are a lot of politics and theories with regards to the coronavirus pandemic. My experience as a holistic MD, combined with immersing myself in research and following my intuition, has brought on some profound insights about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many people struggle with age spots, melasma, and issues from hyperpigmentation. It’s important to understand how these issues occur, the role of melanocytes in hyperpigmentation, and how to cure these issues without using chemicals that will make them worse.
Thirty years ago, I was fascinated with why girls were starting to menstruate at a younger and younger age, and we’ve seen more and more hormonal issues among girls and boys since then. Research shows that estrogenic toxins in food, water, and products influence our hormonal health in profound ways. This episode is about generational differences and how our children are impacted by our dramatically toxic environments.
I think that we all deserve to live a healthy life, and having a healthy microbiome can completely transform our health. I’m disgusted by how our microbiomes are being attacked by toxins in our food and water, and even the ingredients that are in some supplements.