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Feb 24, 2021

Why You Should Listen:

In this episode, you will learn about sulfur dysregulation and "The Devil in the Garlic".

About My Guests:

My guest for this episode is Dr. Greg Nigh. Greg Nigh, ND, LAc is a primary care physician, naturopathic oncologist, and acupuncturist. He is a 2001 graduate of the National College of Natural Medicine where he completed both the Naturopathic Doctor (ND) program and the Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) program. He is an avid researcher and has published several peer-reviewed papers covering sulfur metabolism, glyphosate, cancer, and other topics. He has been a prominent voice within the naturopathic profession. He has spoken at dozens of conferences, both nationally and internationally, on topics as diverse as hypnosis in clinical practice, cancer cell metabolism, naturopathic treatment of strokes, the use of therapeutic diets in the clinical setting, and much else. He has spoken at the Conference on the Physics, Chemistry, and Biology of Water which takes place annually in Europe, where he has educated researchers from around the world about the unique role of sulfur in the maintenance of water structure in the body. In addition to his work with cancer patients, he also works extensively with Lyme disease, mold toxicity, and related illnesses, Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia, gastrointestinal symptoms including inflammatory bowel disease, and many other challenging conditions. He has received additional training in both environmental medicine and heavy metal testing and IV chelation therapies. He creates comprehensive detoxification and rebalancing programs related to all these conditions, utilizing one of the widest ranges of therapeutic modalities available. He is in practice at Immersion Health in Portland, Oregon.

Key Takeaways:

  • What is the cast of characters of sulfur dysregulation?
  • What symptoms might be experienced with sulfur dysregulation?
  • Can testing be helpful when exploring sulfur imbalance?
  • What are common incoming sources of sulfur in the diet that may need to be restricted?
  • Is a vegetarian diet a better option for those with sulfur issues?
  • What is the connection between sulfur and GI conditions like SIBO, Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis, and leaky gut?
  • What role does sulfation play in detoxification?
  • Does sulfur dysregulation lead to chronic infections?
  • Is there a connection between sulfate deficiency and connection tissue disorders like Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome?
  • Is sulfate deficiency contributing to hypercoagulation?
  • Do SNPs in CBS and SUOX correlate to those with sulfur issues?
  • What is the connection between glyphosate and sulfur pathways?
  • Should certain supplements be avoided to minimize incoming sulfur?
  • How do we open the drains in the sulfur bucket?
  • How might Candida overgrowth lead to sulfur dysregulation
  • Are Epsom salt baths generally tolerated in those with sulfur issues?
  • Can homeopathic sulfur or desensitization techniques be helpful?

Connect With My Guest:

Related Resources:

Low Sulfur Diet Guide

Low Sulfur Protocol - Picture Guide

Interview Date:

February 23, 2021


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The content of this show is for informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any illness or medical condition. Nothing in today's discussion is meant to serve as medical advice or as information to facilitate self-treatment. As always, please discuss any potential health-related decisions with your own personal medical authority.