Oubre Medical Blog

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Reversing Irreversible Health Conditions While Training for His Next Ironman

Reversing Irreversible Health Conditions While Training for His Next Ironman Philip Oubre is a functional medicine doctor in the Austin area who is also an accomplished Ironman triathlete. He recently sat down for an interview with AFM contributing writer and local physical therapist, Jarod Carter. Carter: Dr. Oubre, please tell us about your background and what got you into functional medicine? Dr. Oubre: I started as a traditional family practice doctor, but becoming a functional medicine doctor was an unexpected path, because I wasn’t raised with a holistic background. It was Austin that brought me to functional medicine because Austin’s a pretty holistic town. I had patients that were taking vitamins, going gluten-free, etc., and I just asked questions and kept...

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Hormone Highlight: Melatonin

Philip Oubre: Hey, everybody, we're going to be talking about a hormone today, we talk lots about hormones, but this hormone you may not even know of as a hormone, it's called melatonin. And so, we're going to talk about melatonin and the supplement and how it how you can get more of it. You can take more of it and all the things around that. I am Dr. Philip Oubre and this is Aubrey. And she's one of my functional nutritionists. So, we're going to be talking about melatonin, which most people know of as a sleep hormone. And the idea that you make your own melatonin, you don't need to necessarily need to take a supplement, but it's one...

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5 Ways Your Teeth are Making You Sick

  Dr. Philip Oubre, MD (00:00):Hey, everybody! We're going to be invading someone else's territory today. I'm talking about dental medicine and how dentistry and your teeth, five ways your teeth are making you sick is the topic of this video.Aubree Steen, FNTP (00:11):Yes.Dr. Philip Oubre, MD (00:11):And first I want to say that I am Dr. Philip Oubre. I'm an MD. I'm not a dentist, okay? Weirdly enough, and this is of course Aubree.Aubree Steen, FNTP (00:19):A nutritionist.Dr. Philip Oubre, MD (00:20):And so weirdly enough, I've had to learn a lot more about teeth and dental health because dental health can make you sick.Aubree Steen, FNTP (00:29):Yes.Dr. Philip Oubre, MD (00:29):Now, even in conventional medical school, we are taught...

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4 Tips for Drinking Alcohol

    Dr. Philip Oubre, MD (00:04):...Everybody. We're going to be talking about five tips for drinking alcohol. Now this video is not going to be about don't drink alcohol because let's face it, America has a drinking problem. The world has a drinking problem. COVID has only made it worse so we know you're drinking and so we're just going to give you tips on how to drink it.Aubree Steen, FNTP (00:18):Right, we're not going to say to not drink.Dr. Philip Oubre, MD (00:20):So I'm Dr. Phillip Oubre, this is...Aubree Steen, FNTP (00:22):Aubree.Dr. Philip Oubre, MD (00:22):And so we are going to give you five tips on if you're going to drink alcohol, these are the tips that you...

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4 Reason Why Microwaves are Bad

    Dr. Philip Oubre, MD (00:00):Hey, everybody. We're going to be talking about four reasons why microwaves are bad, a touchy topic. If you don't know already, I'm Dr. Phillip Oubre.Aubree Steen, FNTP (00:10):I'm Aubree.Dr. Philip Oubre, MD (00:10):She's a nutritionist at our practice.Aubree Steen, FNTP (00:12):Yes, so sorry.Dr. Philip Oubre, MD (00:12):So we're going to be talking about four reasons why microwaves are bad and you probably didn't know it. Generally speaking, we never use the microwave. It takes a little getting used to because the microwave is super convenient, easy way to take food from being cold to very warm, and just how we like it in 90 seconds. That's nice and convenient and we were taught...

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