Podcasts

Solving the Mystery of Who Gets Long Covid

by Natural Medicine Journal
11-17-2021 
In this interview, Michelle Harkins MD, researcher and professor at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, describes her upcoming study looking at who is most likely to get long Covid with the hopes of developing effective prevention and treatment strategies.

Utilizing Stool Testing in Clinical Practice: A conversation with Anthony Crifase, DC, CNS, DACBN

by Natural Medicine Journal
11-03-2021 
Stool testing can be a valuable tool that clinicians can use in their practice. In this podcast, listeners will learn about the different types of tests including specialty tests and when to use each test.

Thinking About Expanding Your Clinic? Listen to This First.

by Natural Medicine Journal
11-03-2021 
Expanding a medical practice is both exciting and challenging. In this interview, Dugald Seely, ND, FABNO, describes why and how he expanded his highly specialized oncology clinic.

Treating Long Covid with Homeopathy

by Natural Medicine Journal
10-27-2021 
Upward of 30% of people diagnosed with Covid-19 will develop the postacute syndrome referred to as long Covid. In this interview, listeners will find out more information about long Covid and also discover how homeopathy may be able to help these patients. Jennifer Jacobs, MD, MPH, from the University of Washington, and Elizabeth Rice, ND, from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine will describe their upcoming study and recruiting criteria for participants.

Integrative Interventions that Inhibit Cancer Stem Cell Activity: A Conversation with Holly Lucille, ND, RN

by Natural Medicine Journal
10-20-2021 
In this interview, integrative medical expert Holly Lucille, ND, RN, describes why it’s important to look at cancer stem cell activity when creating an integrative cancer treatment plan. She discusses scientific literature that looks at whether natural interventions can help stop cancer formation and growth and inhibit cancer stem cell activity.

Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer

by Natural Medicine Journal
10-20-2021 
In this interview, our editor-in-chief, Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, speaks with Aminah Keats, ND, FABNO, about breast cancer disparities in African American women.

L-Theanine Research Update and Clinical Applications Review

by Natural Medicine Journal
10-06-2021 
L-theanine is a powerful amino acid that has several important clinical applications. In this interview, Derek Timm, PhD, and Michael Lelah, PhD, discuss the latest research and clinical uses of a special form of L-theanine. They also cover contraindications, dosage, and other clinical information.

Targeted Ingredients to Improve Immunity in Clinical Practice

by Natural Medicine Journal
08-31-2021 
Keeping the immune system strong is a key goal for both patients and practitioners. In this interview, we talk to Danielle Citrolo, PharmD, about some targeted ingredients that have been shown to improve immunity.

An Introduction to the Traditional Healing Medicine of Curanderismo

by Natural Medicine Journal
08-12-2021 
In this interview, professor Thomas Chavez, PhD, explains the philosophy, rituals, and culture of Curanderismo. Chavez, who teaches at the University of New Mexico, shines a light on this important traditional medicine that originates from Mexico and the southwestern United States.

An Introduction to the Fasting Mimicking Diet: A conversation with James Kelley, MD, and Deepa Verma, MD

by Natural Medicine Journal
08-04-2021 
In this episode, 2 medical experts describe the different types of fasting, the physiology of fasting, the research associated with a special type of fast, and the clinical applications of the fasting mimicking diet.

Using the Longevity Wheel Concept to Address Issues of Aging

by Natural Medicine Journal
07-07-2021 
There is a big difference between biological aging and chronological aging. In this interview, Christopher Shade, PhD, discusses the scientific underpinnings of aging and describes the construct he uses to address this issue in clinical practice.

Loving-Kindness Meditation as a Healing Tool

by Natural Medicine Journal
06-02-2021 
In this interview, Nancy Gahles, DC, CCH, RSHom(NA), OIM, explains why and how loving-kindness meditation, and meditation in general, can help with PTSD and other conditions.

Strategies to Make Treatment Adherence a Top Priority in Clinical Practice

by Natural Medicine Journal
06-02-2021 
Low treatment adherence negatively impacts patient outcomes and limits the effective treatment of chronic conditions in clinical practice. In this interview, Alex Keller, ND, describes the key findings of a recent paper he coauthored with his colleagues.

Strengthening Viral Immunity: An Interview With Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-26-2021 
In this interview, Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, gives clinicians advice on how to strengthen the body’s viral immune response. He discusses immune system assessment, targeted nutrients, and some lifestyle factors to focus on.

Environmental Factors that Affect the Microbiome

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-26-2021 
In this episode of the podcast, we discuss pesticides, herbicides, and petroleum chemicals and the impacts they can have on the 100 trillion-plus microorganisms that reside in the human gut.

Covid-19 Insights: Ivermectin, Vaccine Shedding, Variants, and Herd Immunity

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-19-2021 
In this interview, immunologist and integrative health expert Heather Zwickey, PhD, tackles the topic of the off-label use of Ivermectin. She also discusses vaccine shedding, variants, and herd immunity.

Recommending Functional Foods in Clinical Practice

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-05-2021 
The functional food category has grown considerably over the past few years. In this interview, research microbiologist Kiran Krishnan describes how clinicians can utilize targeted functional foods in clinical practice. As a leading probiotic researcher, Krishnan focuses much of his attention on how functional foods can positively influence gut health.

Spirituality as a Healing Tool

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-21-2021 
What role can spirituality play in healing? On this episode of the podcast, spirituality scholar Frederic Craigie, PhD, gives practitioners advice on how they can successfully meet the spiritual needs of their patients. He also talks about ways clinicians can become more spiritually grounded in their work.

The Clinical Applications of CoQ10: A Conversation with Researcher Barrie Tan, PhD

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-07-2021 
CoQ10 is a commonly used nutrient in clinical practice. In this interview, Barrie Tan, PhD, describes research showing how this important nutrient has been improved. He also talks about CoQ10's synergy with other nutrients and how to effectively use CoQ10 in clinical practice.

Covid-19 Insights: An Integrative Approach to Post Acute Covid-19 Syndrome

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-07-2021 
As George Schatz, MD, helps create the Covid Clinic at Banner - University Medical Center and wraps up his Covid-19 long hauler research grant from the National Institutes of Health, he talks to us about an integrative and functional medicine approach to treating post-Covid symptoms.