This is a continuation of the last episode where Dr. Patrick took questions from newsletter subscribers around the ongoing pandemic and tried to add value by talking about some of the recent research, among other things.

In this episode, you'll discover:

  • (00:00) Introduction
  • (04:06) Data surrounding SARS-CoV-2 duration
  • (06:30) SARS-CoV-2 and long-lasting immunity
  • (11:27) Genetic causes of immune variation
  • (14:27) Previous viral exposure and cross-immunity to SARS-CoV-2
  • (18:57) Antibody-dependent enhancement and SARS-CoV-2 relevance
  • (21:50) Sleep deprivation impairs immunity & vaccine efficacy
  • (23:42) Microbiome composition and immune function
  • (28:22) The differential effects of exercise intensity and duration on immune regulation
  • (34:10) Micronutrient inadequacies promote immune dysregulation
  • (46:32) Effects of sex and age in immune regulation
  • (48:59) Controversy surrounding hypertension drugs such as ACE inhibitors and COVID-19
  • (52:28) ARDS and long-term lung damage

If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here.

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