Gene Queen Podcast
A Cardiologist’s Take on Statins with Dr. Abid Husain, MD

A Cardiologist’s Take on Statins with Dr. Abid Husain, MD

August 21, 2019

35 million Americans take cholesterol-lowering medications called statins. Heart disease still remains the #1 cause of death in the developed world. Today we are going to talk with cardiologist, Abid Husain,MD about:


  • How statins work
  • What nutrients are depleted on statins
  • Common side effects and WHY
  • Why you need vitamin K2 on statin
  • The power of CoQ10
  • Why CoQ10 is not enough
  • What everyone on a statin medication should know
  • Can you get the benefits of your medication and feel well?
  • Statin Support: Your Cholesterol Med's Companion


Dr. Abid Husain is a board certified cardiologist that also has extensive training in integrative medicine and peptide therapy. He works with patients in his integrative clinic, Silk, in Denver Colorado.

Learn more about Statin Support here and download the free E-book, 6 Ways To Feel Great On Your Cholesterol Meds (scroll down to the bottom of the page). 

Peptide Therapy with Dr. Abid Husain

Peptide Therapy with Dr. Abid Husain

August 13, 2019

Medicine is always evolving. Finding new ways to accelerate healing from an injury. Recovering from a stroke or heart attack. Improving energy. Slowing the aging process. Decreasing pain. And there is an emerging tool that can help with all of this and more. Today we are talking about peptide therapy with Abid Husain, MD.

In this episode we discuss

  • How Dr. Husain got interested in peptides
  • What are peptides?
  • How do they work?
  • What can they be used for?
  • What are Dr. Husain's top 5 peptides
  • Who is a good fit to use peptides
  • Success stories

Dr. Abid Husain is a medical doctor trained in cardiology with a passion for arts and fitness. His passion led him to integrative and regenerative medicine with a fellowship at A4M in 2018. He regularly attends conferences to stay on the cutting edge of science and use of peptides. Silk is his clinic, it is in the Denver Metro area and he works with patients all over the country. Dr. Husain also serves on the advisory board of Even and Statin Support.

Buddies vs Bad Germs with Dr Grace Liu

Buddies vs Bad Germs with Dr Grace Liu

July 31, 2019

We are going to have some fun diving into the topic of Buddies vs. Bad Germs: a deep dive into gut health.

Dr. Grace Liu, PharmD, Gut Goddess, is the founder of the gut institute and teaches individuals and practitioners all over the world how to wield the power of a healthy gut to transform their health and life.

Serious Science. Serious Health. Seriously Fun! Dr. Grace Gut Goddess LOVES to have FUN and is crazy brilliant. I do want to mention some of the language in this episode is for a mature audience and not appropriate for little ears. So put your headphones on and get ready.

Queen of Thrones Dr. Marisol Teijeiro

Queen of Thrones Dr. Marisol Teijeiro

July 2, 2019

Hey friends! Are you ready to own your throne? That's right, the porcelain throne is what we are talking about today with Queen of Thrones, Dr. Marisol Teijeiro. Today we are going to break through some cultural barriers of embarrassment when it comes to talking about bathroom habits to see that your #2 is the #1 way to determine the health of your body.

Oh my this interview is going to be so much fun! We discuss the 11 signs you need to look for to determine what your poo is telling you (transit time, frequency, smell, satisfaction, color, length, consistency, gas, wiping habits and more!), 5 pillars of Feeling Great and the power of Castor oil packs and how to use them to own your throne and your overall health.

Dr. Marisol, ND is a world leader renowned for her passion for cleansing and gut health. Crowned the Queen of the Thrones, for over 15 years, she has trained and educated health care practitioners and has helped thousands for patients. She invented the QUEEN OF THRONES Organic Castor Oil Pack and line of products. Join her movement and help her to achieve her goal of being in 1 billion bathrooms by 2020.


Buy castor oil packs here 

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How To Interpret Your Genetic Results with Dr. Ben Lynch

How To Interpret Your Genetic Results with Dr. Ben Lynch

June 10, 2019

Today we are going to talk about a topic that is so crucial. What to do with your genetic results? How to properly interpret your genetic results. For so many people, they look at their results and have an immediate fear response. And this is not at all how it should be.

Today we will cover:

  • The do's and don't of interpreting your genetic results
  • Discuss "Are SNP's bad?"
  • How to use this information to empower your overall health 
  • What Dr. Ben Lynch want you to do when you look at your results 
  • What he is up to next
  • And remember to check out his book, Dirty Genes which can be found on Amazon.

Dr. Ben Lynch received his Bachelor of Science degree in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Washington and a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND) from Bastyr University, where he now serves on the Board of Trustees. He is the best-selling author of Dirty Genes and Founder and President of Seeking Health. He researches, writes and presents worldwide on the topics of MTHFR, methylation and genetic control. You can learn more about Dr. Lynch at and


Childhood Cancer with Ryan Sternagel

Childhood Cancer with Ryan Sternagel

June 4, 2019

Childhood Caner. Why do kids get cancer? What can be done? What therapies are best? How do parents maintain a positive emotional and mental state? All of these topics and more will be covered in today's interview.

Ryan and Teddy Sternagel are co-founders of The Stern Method a platform informing and inspiring families going through cancer to succeed on all fronts

In May of 2014 their son Ryder was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer of the nervous system, eleven days before his first birthday. The Sternagel's consulted countless doctors and health experts of all disciplines to employ an integrative approach that cut the amount of conventional treatment Ryder received in half through an integrative mix of super nutrition, complementary therapies and energy medicine along with a whole lot of prayer and healthy lifestyle changes.

Attend the Anti-Cancer Revolution online conference beginning June 17th 

Check them out on social media

Neurofeedback with Rachel Ragsdale

Neurofeedback with Rachel Ragsdale

March 11, 2019

Neurofeedback. Brain Mapping. Ever heard of it? Well today we are going to talk about the important modality with Rachel Ragsdale. Neurofeedback is very near and dear to my heart as it was a big part of my recovery from traumatic brain injury I sustained in a car accident about 4 years ago. Today we are going to talk about the history of neurofeedback, how it works, what situations it's useful for, common questions people have like "will it change my personality?" and how to find a skilled practitioner.

Rachel Ragsdale, Founder and Owner of NeurOptimize is a licensed professional counselor and board certified neurofeedback specialist. She holds her Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Rachel's life was changed by her own personal neurofeedback experience over 10 years ago. She credits her brain change to her life change and is so thankful she was able to go through her own neurofeedback so she can give back to others now. At NeurOptimize we want clients to find hope, restoration, and transformation!

Rachel loves spending time with her dog and family. She has a two year old son named Jordan that she adores! She is an avid golfer, adrenaline junkie. and she loves everything the outdoors has to offer! She would tell you that NeurOptimize is her other baby and she cares for it as such.


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Parent’s Roadmap to Autism with Dr. Emily Gutierrez

Parent’s Roadmap to Autism with Dr. Emily Gutierrez

March 4, 2019

Autism. It is a growing diagnosis in our society with now 1 in 37 children being diagnosed. And it's a diagnosis that leaves parents feeling scared, stressed, fearful of the future and not sure where to turn for help and support.

Today we are going to talk with Dr. Emily Gutierrez about why she wrote "The Parent's Roadmap to Autism". We will discuss other conditions that should be ruled out when autism is suspected, the 5 core imbalances seen with ASD: the gut, nutrition, immune system (yes we touch on vaccines), toxicity and genetics, what parents can do, how they can use the resources in the book to guide them and their child on this journey and make sense out of a path that can seem overwhelming.

Dr. Emily Gutierrez received her doctorate from the Johns Hopkins University as a doctor of nursing practice, is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner and mental health specialist, and certified practitioner through the Institute of Functional Medicine. She co-owns and operates one of the first pediatric functional medicine practices in the country, Neuronutrition Associates, where her and her partner specialize in children with neurodevelopmental delays and all things pediatric functional medicine. Dr. Gutierrez recently wrote a book, "The Parent's Roadmap to Autism: A Functional Medicine Approach" where she helps families with children on the spectrum navigate through how to apply functional medicine principles to their child's journey of development.

Get The Parent's Roadmap to Autism HERE

Learn More about Dr. Emily Gutierrez and her practice at:

Get Your Taking Care Of The Buddies Chart HERE

Learn More About Buddies In My Belly HERE

Mommy Brain: There Is a Cause and a Solution with Sarah Morgan

Mommy Brain: There Is a Cause and a Solution with Sarah Morgan

February 25, 2019

Foggy brain? Trouble finishing a sentence? Exhausted? Find your keys in the fridge? Can't remember important dates? Unrestful sleep? These are symptoms many of us moms experience and have coined "MOMMY BRAIN." Though we laugh about these lapses in memory, it can become scary as these symptoms impact more of your life.

What if there is a physiological reason for mommy brain that is fixable? What if you can get your pre-pregnancy brain back even if its been decades since you've had your kids? Get ready to connect a lot of dots and be infused with hope that you can get your brain back.

Check out VitaminIQ's Prenatal and Mommy Brain Support on Amazon. 

Mast Cell Issues with Dr. Tim Jackson

Mast Cell Issues with Dr. Tim Jackson

February 18, 2019

Are you the person that flushes easily on your face, neck and chest? Do your ears and feet get hot? Itchy skin with weird rashes? Hives? Headaches? GI distress? Feeling anxious? Trouble sleeping?

Can anyone relate? All of these symptoms and more can be tied to problems with a type of cell in our body called mast cells

Today we are going to talk about what happens when mast cells misbehave, WHY they misbehave - hint there are deeper issues, what tests need to be run, what genes are important for histamine breakdown, why the probiotic buddies in our bellies are key and what treatment options you have with Dr. Tim Jackson.

Dr. Tim Jackson completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the Medical University of South Carolina and he is the owner of He works with patients all over the world specializing in issues with the nervous and immune system. Along with patients, Dr. Tim Jackson teaches healthcare professionals to implement these advanced techniques into their practices.

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