Dr. David Perlmutter | COVID-19 Summit Interview

Our Health Talks was honored to have Dr. David Perlmutter join us for a special Q&A on coronavirus and COVID-19. Dr. David Perlmutter is a board-certified neurologist and fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and 5-time New York Times bestselling author. Dr. Perlmutter joined us to answer your burning questions on COVID-19 and coronavirus.

Conversation Guide:

  • There are over 100k cases in the US. How did we get here? (2:27)
  • How the virus presents (7:00)
  • Can you be a carrier without symptoms present? (9:35)
  • NSAIDs and the coronavirus (12:18)
  • How gut bacteria and the microbiome impact immune health (16:25)
  • If I have a fever, should I take Tylenol? (22:05)
  • What are you eating to promote gut health? (23:36)
  • Can heat affect the virus? (25:21)
  • Can lifestyle interventions today address comorbidities that impact disease state? (29:20)
  • Safety when buying groceries (31:03)
  • Dr. Perlmutter’s supplement routine (35:50)
  • Getting your nutrients from food (40:55)
  • Vitamin C, IV-C, and COVID-19 (42:45)
  • Explaining cytokine storm (47:20)
  • How to get nature exposure, safely (50:05)
  • Dr. Perlmutter’s forms of self-care (52:56)
  • Should we fast-track a vaccine? (58:50)
  • Are folks with asthma at an increased risk of contracting the disease? (1:02:02)
  • Is there going to be a round 2 of coronavirus? (1:03:00)
  • If someone recovers, are they immune? (1:04:05)
  • What made you smile Dr. P? (1:05:40)

Resources mentioned by Dr. Perlmutter

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This interview was recorded on March 28, 2020.

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