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#4 Dr. Carlos Garcia MD: How self love is NOT self-ish but actually promotes HEALING

ℹ️ About This Episode

In this episode of the Cancer Doctors Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Carlos Garcia M.D., a once-practicing anesthesiologist whose unexpected career shift led him to the intriguing world of alternative medicine. This discussion delves deep into Dr. Garcia's personal journey—from a life-altering hand injury to his initial skepticism about alternative treatments at a chelation center. We dive deep into Doc's journey from a skeptic to an advocate for alternative medicine & his philosophy on the mind and it's impact on our healing journeys.

⏰ Timestamps

[00:00:52] How Dr. Garcia got into Alternative Medicine & Chelation Therapy [00:09:37] How Dr. Carlos Garcia's hand injury cancelled his career as an Anesthesiologist [00:14:36] Anesthesiology and how it translates to Alternative Medicine [00:19:20] How do doctors know what works and what doesn't? [00:22:24] A tree was Dr. Carlos Garcia's greatest teacher [00:28:36] Common challenges with our current healthcare system [00:38:02] Dr. Garcia sees medicine as an art [00:39:47] How EDTA Chelation Therapy compares to other complementary therapies [00:44:09] Having Fun & Alkalinity in the body [00:48:58] How experience contrasts with knowledge in medicine [00:53:33] What Dr. Garcia looks for in a patient looking to get well at Utopia Cancer Center [01:01:18] The human body was designed to heal itself [01:04:17] How stress & emotions impact a patient (and their doctor) [01:08:23] How can patients feel empowered to take responsibility of their health and their livelihood? [01:12:09] Learn to take care of yourself first, then others [01:22:24] How is cancer a symptom? [01:28:05] Dr. Garcia's next Book & Unconditional Love [01:39:40] Cancer is a Red Alert from the human body to take better care of itself

📚 Additional Resources Mentioned in this Episode

  1. Cancer is a Symptom 1st Edition
  2. Cancer is a Symptom 2nd Edition
  3. Utopia Cancer Center Website
  4. Utopia Wellness Website
  5. Utopia Cancer Center on Cancer Doctor
  6. Dr. Carlos Garcia on Cancer Doctor
  7. Cancer Doctor

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📺 Episode Info

Podcast Name: The Cancer Doctor Podcast Episode & Title Number: Season 1 Episode 4 Date: Recorded on April 7th, 2023 Episode Transcript Link


Dr. Carlos Garcia, Alternative medicine, Chelation therapy, Utopia Cancer Center, Utopia, Utopia Wellness, Utopia Cancer Center, Carlos Garcia MD, Tampa, Florida, Anesthesiology, Career shift, Personal journey, EDTA (ethylene diamine tetra etic acid), EDTA Chelation, EDTA, Blood pressure treatment, Medical anecdotes, Conventional vs alternative medicine, Medical resilience, Patient-centric care, Health transformation


  • "How you got sick is crucial to figuring out how you're going to get well" — 00:51:00
  • "I can't cure you. You have to heal." — 01:20:00

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