48 episodes

Welcome to the Biocurious podcast where you are encouraged to be curious about your biology! Hosted by health scientist and seasoned biohacker, Kayla Osterhoff. Each week Kayla and guest experts will take you on a journey to explore your human potential. Discover secrets of your biology, explore evidence-based biohacks, and learn tangible holistic health practices that will elevate and optimize your life!

BioCurious Kayla Osterhoff

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Welcome to the Biocurious podcast where you are encouraged to be curious about your biology! Hosted by health scientist and seasoned biohacker, Kayla Osterhoff. Each week Kayla and guest experts will take you on a journey to explore your human potential. Discover secrets of your biology, explore evidence-based biohacks, and learn tangible holistic health practices that will elevate and optimize your life!

    Season Finale - BioCurious Origins And Overcoming Addiction

    Season Finale - BioCurious Origins And Overcoming Addiction

    The season finale of the BioCurious podcast featured yours truly, BioCurious Kayla, and my mama for an episode about the BioCurious podcast origins and my mom’s journey to heal from trauma and addiction.

    Episode highlights:
    - My cultural background and upbringing
    - My educational background and career path that lead to the podcast
    - How I became a biohacker
    - Family traumas passed through generations
    - Living with depression and anxiety
    - Healing from trauma
    - How trauma leads to addiction
    - What rock bottom feels like
    - Rising from the darkness
    - The road to recovery and beyond
    - Support systems for addiction and mental wellbeing
    - Biohacking brain injury
    - Life after addiction

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    Health Optimization Medicine With Dr. Scott Sherr #47

    Health Optimization Medicine With Dr. Scott Sherr #47

    Health optimization is an emerging field of medicine that focuses on reaching peak performance by optimizing your biology. Today we are lucky enough to have Dr. Scott Sherr on the podcast to teach us about optimizing our personal health and performance. Dr. Scott is a Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician and Health Optimization Medicine (HOMe) practitioner with a specialization in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. He’s also the cofounder of HOMe-SF, the first HOMe clinic in the United States and is also is the COO of HOMe–USA, a nonprofit company that is creating an online HOMe education for doctors and healthcare practitioners. In addition, he is one of the few Hyperbaric oxygen providers in the country that creates personalized treatment plans for patients that include HOMe as its foundation.

    On this episode we discuss:
    - what health optimization medicine is and how it differs from conventional and functional medicine
    - what hyperbaric oxygen therapy is and how it works
    - the health and healing benefits of hyperbaric oxygen
    - the performance and brain boosting benefits of hyperbaric oxygen
    - how to heal and regrow tissues quickly
    - ways to increase stem cell production
    - how to reverse aging
    - stacking optimization therapies for faster and more effective results
    - normal vs optimal levels of personal lab results
    - how to properly asses your metabolites
    - hormone optimization
    - how to become a certified health optimization practitioner
    - and why fun and play are important for health optimization


    Connect with Dr Scott:

    HOMe links: 
    www.HOMe-SF.co 
    www.homehope.org 
    www.facebook.com/healthoptimizationmedicine

    HBOT links:
    www.IntegrativeHBOT.com 
    https://www.facebook.com/integrativeHBOT/
    (CA) www.hyperbaricmedicalservices.com
    (NY) www.hmshbot.com

    Instagram @drscottsherr


    Connect with Kayla:
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/biocurious_kayla?igshid=13k16wei10ytd
    [Web] https://www.biocuriouskayla.com

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Health Hacking At Paleo F(x) With Keith Norris #46

    Health Hacking At Paleo F(x) With Keith Norris #46

    Today we’re taking a look behind the scenes of the largest paleo platform and event in the world, Paleo f(x), with the cofounder Keith Norris who is also a former athlete, military veteran, and elite strength and conditioning specialist.  He’s also the CEO of Phoenix Equipment Group, LLC, and a founding member of ID Life, a company whose mission is health and lifestyle optimization. Keith also authors one of the top fitness and personal development blogs in the health and wellness sphere, Theory To Practice, and is the author of The Five T’s, the art of goal setting and continual improvement.

    On this episode we discuss:
    - how Paleo f(x) came to be
    - the paleo lifestyle
    - how the paleo diet compares to other diets
    - the problem with any diet
    - the most important aspects of health
    - tips for success in entrepreneurship
    - why willpower alone will not lead you to success
    - how to maximize and leverage limited willpower
    - balancing technology and wellness
    - the best health tech devices
    - the benefits and risks of health data
    - new and exciting offerings from Paleo f(x) this year
    - must-see’s at the 2020 Paleo f(x) show
    - Keith’s surprising morning routine
    - why critical thinking is the basis for optimal health
    - and a lesson we should all take from Bruce Lee!


    Win Paleo F(x) VIP passes: https://www.paleofx.com/vip-giveaway/?a_aid=biocurious&a_bid=b560d668


    Connect with Keith:
    Websites and social media links:
    https://www.paleofx.com/
    https://rockintheidlife.idlife.com/
    http://ancestralmomentum.com/
    https://www.facebook.com/keithnorrisTTP/
    https://twitter.com/KeithNorris
    https://www.instagram.com/theory2practice/

    Keith’s Five Ts ebook:
    http://ancestralmomentum.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/The-Five-Ts-Keith-Norris.pdf


    Connect with Kayla:
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/biocurious_kayla?igshid=13k16wei10ytd
    [Web] https://www.biocuriouskayla.com

    • 56 min
    Keto Medicine With Eric Alber #45

    Keto Medicine With Eric Alber #45

    When you hear the term keto you probably think of weight loss, but there are also many therapeutic and cognitive benefits of ketones. Today we have an amazing leader in the keto community, Eric Alber, who is a registered nurse and integrative holistic health expert. He is also a special needs parent and advocate for families with special needs children. One of Eric’s 5 daughters was born with a rare syndrome called Smith Magenis (SMS), which shifted his life and career path to finding solutions for his daughter and other families facing SMS.

    On this episode we discuss:
    - What Smith Magenis Syndrome is
    - How to find balance as a parent of a special needs child
    - Natural therapies for SMS
    - Biohacking cognitive disorders
    - Applying lifestyle medicine for epilepsy
    - Strategies for behavioral problems
    - Biohacking sleep
    - Exogenous ketones vs the keto diet
    - Therapeutic applications for ketones
    - Self-care for care takers
    - Innovative solutions for families with special needs children
    - Building communities for SMS families
    - And how to divorce yourself from expectations to live a more joyful life!
    To connect with Eric
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/theketo_rn?igshid=1gor4wfkjkwgi
    Web: https://realhealthwitheric.wixsite.com/betternow

    To learn more about SMS: https://www.prisms.org/

    Get some therapeutic ketones: ericalber.challenge.com

    Win Paleo F(x) VIP passes: https://www.paleofx.com/vip-giveaway/?a_aid=biocurious&a_bid=b560d668

    Connect with Kayla:
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/biocurious_kayla?igshid=13k16wei10ytd
    [Web] https://www.biocuriouskayla.com

    • 54 min
    Mind Your Mouth With Biological Dentist Dr. Dome #44

    Mind Your Mouth With Biological Dentist Dr. Dome #44

    Today we are talking about holistic dentistry with Dr. Dominik Nischwitz who is a specialist in Biological Dentistry and Ceramic Implants. He is the President of the International Society of Metal-free Implantology and teaches worldwide to establish consistent biological dentistry as the next level of dentistry. His passion for optimal health, high performance, and nutrition, led him to develop the FOOD DESIGN CONCEPT, and the BONE HEALING PROTOCOL which he uses with his patients to boost the healing process. He also recently published his first book on biological dentistry that will be available in the US in early 2020.

    On this episode we discuss:
    - What biological dentistry is
    - The pitfalls of conventional dentistry
    - Everything you need to know about implants, root canals, and fillings
    - Why amalgam fillings are harmful to your health
    - Why it’s important to have a specially trained dentist remove amalgam fillings
    - The safe way to remove amalgam fillings
    - Why you should never get a root canal
    - Why ceramic implants are the best and safest kind
    - How ozone, stem cells, and good nutrition can supercharge healing
    - Why your mouth microbiome is just as important as your gut microbiome
    - What gingivitis and leaky gut have in common
    - The risks of having metal in your mouth
    - How to find a holistic or biological dentist in your area
    - And why managing stress is the most important biohack of all


    To connect with Dr. Dome
    Clinic: https://www.dnaesthetics.de/?lang=en
    YouTube playlist biological dentistry:
    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_n8zUekRo6f4zMSpqJChf1b29iZdbeQz
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/drdome1?igshid=bdig0ir4lnhi
    Articles: Biological Dentistry
    Root 2 Disease 
    Metal removal 
    Food Design a. Dr. Dominik Nischwitz
    How to successfully place ceramic implants
    PODCAST: Dental Town
    Upcoming US seminar: https://iaoci.com/2020-dr-dominik-nischwitz/
    THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR METALFREE IMPLANTOLOGY:
    https://ismi.me
    His supplement company
    www.supznutrition.com


    Connect with Kayla:
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/biocurious_kayla?igshid=13k16wei10ytd
    [Web] https://www.biocuriouskayla.com

    • 52 min
    Brain-hacking With Dr. Andrew Hill #43

    Brain-hacking With Dr. Andrew Hill #43

    Today’s episode is all about brain-hacking! Dr. Andrew Hill, the founder of Peak Brain Institute, teaches us how we can boost our cognitive function with neurofeedback and brain mapping! He’s a neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and biohacking advocate with a PhD. in Cognitive Neuroscience from UCLA and is best known for his mission to bring brain-hacking technology into mainstream practice. The Peak Brain Institute is community-oriented company that teaches brain-training from a fitness perspective, using EEG Neurofeedback and QEEG Brain Mapping to help people achieve their brain performance goals.

    On this episode we discuss:
    - exciting innovations in neuroscience
    - optimizing brain mechanics
    - developing the ability to deeply relax
    - how to easily access creativity
    - what brain maps can tell us
    - the brain and addiction
    - how nerurofeedback can help with recovery
    - healing brain injury
    - attaining peak brain performance
    - re-regulating the brain
    - balancing GABA and glutamate neurotransmitters
    - the difference between brain waves
    - the hypnagogic state
    - performance bottlenecks in the brain
    - how to use brain maps for self experimentation
    - and the morning routine that will boost your brain power!


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    To connect with Dr. Hill
    [Web]: http://peakbraininstitute.com/experience
    [Instagram]: https://instagram.com/peakbrainla?igshid=1sauo9ceq5s8u

    Connect with Kayla:
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/biocurious_kayla?igshid=13k16wei10ytd
    [Web] https://www.biocuriouskayla.com

    • 1 hr 1 min

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