Episode 370: Individualized Care - an interview with Ashley Beckman
Intro: In this episode, we welcome Dr. Ashley Beckman, a health and wellness authority with a unique focus on individualized care. She discusses her background, her family's entrepreneurial spirit, and how it played a significant role in shaping her perspective on health and wellness.
Entrepreneurial Background: Dr. Beckman speaks about her family's background in entrepreneurship and how it influenced her perspective on health care. She delves into the need for a for-profit model in health care and the potential for it to deliver the highest level of service.
Individualized Care: Discussing the complexity of Lyme disease and the high costs associated with individualized care, Dr. Beckman offers an interesting take on why Lyme disease treatments can be so expensive. She also sheds light on why traditional protocols may not always yield the desired results and can sometimes be damaging to the body.
Personal Encounter with Lyme: Dr. Beckman shares her personal encounter with Lyme disease and how she had to apply her expertise to her situation. Her personal journey is a testament to her dedication to finding effective solutions for complex health challenges.
Definition of Lyme Disease: In the realm of Lyme disease, the number of definitions can often be as varied as the number of practitioners treating it. Dr. Beckman discusses her understanding and definition of Lyme disease, stressing the need for comprehensive testing, including for other pathogens such as Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV).
Emphasis on Mold Toxicity: One of the key elements in Dr. Beckman's practice is focusing on mold toxicity. She argues that sometimes the most significant health concern isn't Lyme disease, but other underlying conditions like mold toxicity, which must be addressed first.
Detox Protocols: Detoxification is a central part of Dr. Beckman's practice. She discusses the importance of tailoring detox protocols to each patient, taking into account their unique needs and bodily responses.
Genetic Differences: In the world of medicine and health, one size doesn't fit all. Dr. Beckman stresses the significance of genetic differences and how they affect the way individuals respond to treatments, food intake, and even detox protocols.
Nutrition in Healing: Nutrition is a key player in the healing process. Dr. Beckman highlights the importance of a balanced diet and how to make healthier choices, such as reducing sugar intake and incorporating more protein into meals.
Collaboration in Healthcare: Dr. Beckman advocates for a collaborative approach to healthcare, encouraging patients to find a lead practitioner who can coordinate with other specialists for comprehensive care.
Work with Dr. Beckman: Those who want to learn more about Dr. Beckman's approach to health and wellness are invited to book a complimentary 15-minute discovery call, which can be easily scheduled through her Instagram or website.
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This conversation with Dr. Beckman sheds light on the critical aspects of dealing with complex health conditions like Lyme disease, emphasizing individualized care, comprehensive testing, and the significant role of genetics, nutrition, and detoxification. This episode is a must-listen for anyone dealing with Lyme disease or other complex health conditions.