Podcasts

What Practitioners Need to Know About the Covid-19 Vaccine

by Natural Medicine Journal
01-08-2021 
This episode features Natural Medicine Journal editorial board member and Covid-19 expert, Heather Zwickey, PhD. She answers our questions about mRNA technology, long-term immunity, and how to help enhance a patient's response to the vaccine. She also talks about Moderna's request to cut the dose in half and describes which patients may need to be careful regarding vaccine efficacy.

Cultivating Resilience in Clinical Practice During Times of Crisis

by Natural Medicine Journal
01-05-2021 
During these challenging times, clinicians may lose sight of their own self-care and how they can cultivate their own resilience. Award-winning professor and psychologist Frederic Craigie, PhD, joins us to discuss the role of resilience and purpose for clinicians. He provides practical advice on how practitioners can enhance their own self-care plan while helping patients achieve their wellness goals.

Covid-19 Insights: New Research Connects SARS-CoV-2 to Mental Health Issues

by Natural Medicine Journal
12-14-2020 
New research published in the Lancet demonstrates a disturbing connection between psychiatric disorders and Covid-19. Research indicates that people with mental health disorders are at significant risk of developing Covid-19 and Covid-19 increases the risk of psychiatric disorder.

Optimal Immune Support During a Time of Crisis

by Natural Medicine Journal
12-03-2020 
As we face one of the most challenging health crises in modern history, it's clear that we need an integrative approach to immune simulation. On this episode, Karolyn interviews 2 expert guests about how to optimize immune system function as cold and flu season converge with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Understanding Science Denial from a Neurological Perspective

by Natural Medicine Journal
12-03-2020 
Why do some shun science and cling to conspiracy? In this interview, behavioral neurologist Bruce Miller, MD, makes the connection between the brain and science denial.

Addressing Heart Health for Black Women in Clinical Practice

by Natural Medicine Journal
11-18-2020 
A higher percentage of black women die of heart disease each year than women of any other race. Why is that? And even more importantly, what can integrative healthcare practitioners do about it?

An Innovative Approach to Integrative Oncology: A Conversation with Integrative Oncologist Isaac Eliaz, MD, LAc

by Natural Medicine Journal
10-21-2020 
On this episode, integrative clinician and researcher Isaac Eliaz, MD, shares some of the more progressive methods he uses with people who have cancer.

How is the Covid-19 Pandemic Impacting Cancer Care?

by Natural Medicine Journal
10-21-2020 
Among the tragedies of the Covid-19 pandemic is how it is affecting people at risk of cancer and those being treated for cancer. In this episode, Natural Medicine Journal Publisher Karolyn Gazella and Editor-in-Chief Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, discuss how the pandemic has negatively impacted cancer care and what integrative healthcare practitioners can do to help.

Covid-19 Insights: Hypoxia, Long Haulers, and More

by Natural Medicine Journal
10-16-2020 
On this episode, our guest is Randy Horwitz, MD, PhD, FACP, who is currently the medical director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine. Horwitz addresses several Covid-19 issues, including pathophysiology, hypoxia, and identifying the lingering effects of the virus in some patients.

Enhancing Female Fertility in Clinical Practice

by Natural Medicine Journal
10-07-2020 
Addressing female infertility often requires an integrative approach. In this interview, 2 integrative health experts share details about their integrative approach to improving egg quality and increasing the chances of pregnancy. 

An Integrative Approach to Protecting and Enhancing Immunity

by Natural Medicine Journal
09-02-2020 
In this interview, Russell Jaffe, MD, shares his immune-boosting protocol that can enhance immunity and help patients achieve better overall wellness. In addition to discussing diet, lifestyle, and dietary supplements, Jaffe shares information about an innovative lymphocyte response assay that is now available.

Practical Information about Evaluating Dietary Supplement Quality

by Natural Medicine Journal
08-05-2020 
In this interview, clinician and dietary supplement expert Alex Keller, ND, CISSN, provides practical information about how healthcare practitioners can effectively evaluate the quality of the dietary supplements they recommend. Keller also gives some advice about how to effectively communicate with patients when it comes to dietary supplement quality.

Blood Type and Covid-19 Outcomes

by Natural Medicine Journal
08-05-2020 
Blood type expert Peter D'Adamo, ND, talks with Natural Medicine Journal about possible links between blood type and Covid-19 outcomes.

Covid-19 Insights: Antibody Response, Asymptomatic Spread, Airborne Transmission, and the Naturopathic Registry

by Natural Medicine Journal
07-22-2020 
Immunologist and integrative health expert Heather Zwickey, PhD, tackles some tough questions about recent developments surrounding the science of Covid-19.

What Integrative Practitioners Need to Know About Telemedicine

by Natural Medicine Journal
07-01-2020 
On this episode, Robert Cuyler, PhD, provides information and advice on how to effectively utilize telemedicine to treat patients. With 20 years of experience as an early adopter of this technology, Cuyler is a leading telemedicine expert. He is the author of the book Implementing Telemedicine: Completing Projects On Target On Time On Budget.

Rethinking Inflammation as Repair Deficit

by Natural Medicine Journal
07-01-2020 
Chronic health issues can precipitate from a myriad of origins including inflammation. On this episode, integrative medical physician Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, explains his physiology first approach to restorative healing.

Transforming Healthcare to a Whole-Person Approach

by Natural Medicine Journal
06-17-2020 
Tracy W. Gaudet, MD, was the executive director of the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) National Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation, which helped the VHA embrace a whole health approach that empowers and equips patients to take charge of their health. Now as executive director of the Whole Health Institute, she is once again a catalyst in helping transform healthcare to a more holistic, integrative approach.

Addressing Metabolic Endotoxemia in Clinical Practice

by Natural Medicine Journal
06-03-2020 
The scientific literature now recognizes that metabolic endotoxemia is an underlying factor in many serious health conditions. In this interview, research microbiologist Kiran Krishnan describes how and why this condition occurs and how to prevent and reverse it.

Battling Physician Burnout from a Mind-Body Perspective

by Natural Medicine Journal
06-03-2020 
A 2019 report on physician burnout found that nearly 60% of physicians identified as either burned out, colloquially depressed, or clinically depressed. And some estimates indicate that 76% of physicians worldwide are experiencing burnout. In this interview, integrative medical expert and radiation oncologist, Matt Mumber, MD, reminds practitioners to try a mind-body integrative approach to reversing and reducing risk of burnout.

Enhancing Viral Immunity via the Gut Microbiome

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-20-2020 
On this episode pharmacist, nutritionist, author, and health educator, Ross Pelton, discusses his comprehensive strategy to support and enhance viral immunity. In addition to making the connection between the gut microbiome and the immune system, Pelton talks about diet, lifestyle, and dietary supplements that have been shown to support a healthy gut microbiome. He also discusses probiotic research, dosage, and why multistrain combinations are effective.