Dengue Fever

Manu Toigo1
Presenter: Neal Howard
Guest: Manu Toigo
Guest Bio: Manu Toigo -star of The Discovery Channel’s “Survivor: Naked and Afraid” television show talking about her life growing up on a sugar cane farm in Far Queensland, Australia and how it affected her health and fitness. She also has an in-depth discussion about how she contracted Dengue Fever in Panama during filming.

Segment Overview
Manu Toigo talks about how she was exposed to extreme conditions as a child and how her childhood experiences prepared her physically and mentally for her life as an adventurer. She also touches on her development of a “natural immunity” to some of the viruses and other physical dangers of Australia and home remedies learned from her mother.



Transcription

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Neal Howard: Hello. You’re listening to Health Professional Radio. I’m your host, Neal Howard. Thank you so much for listening with us today. It’s my pleasure to have in studio today Ms. Manu Toigo. She’s a television star, the star of Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid. She was born in Australia and grew up on a sugarcane farm, and has had quite an extraordinary life as a survivalist, adventurer, and she’s here today to talk with us a little bit about some of her experiences. How are you doing today, Manu?

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