Podcasts

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.

Clinical Considerations to Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-20-2020 
Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, and yet it is the third leading cause of cancer deaths after lung cancer, and prostate for men and breast cancer for women. In this interview, naturopathic oncologist Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, discusses how clinicians can help patients reduce their risk of developing colon cancer. Kaczor has been working in oncology for 2 decades and is a Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology.

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.

Covid-19 Insights: Frontline Perspective from an Emergency Room Physician

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-13-2020 
Susan Ryan, DO, has been on the front lines of this pandemic since it began. She shares insights about her experience and discusses the spectrum of symptoms, the toll on healthcare, and her own struggles with fear and anxiety.

Using Hintonia latiflora in Clinical Practice for High Blood Sugar: A conversation with Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-06-2020 
In this interview, integrative physician and best-selling author Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, discusses his approach to preventing and treating diabetes. Teitelbaum goes into detail about the botanical intervention, Hintonia latiflora, that he uses in clinical practice for prediabetes and diabetes.

Covid-19 Insights: Pet/Animal Transmission, Male Mortality, and More About Antibody Testing

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-06-2020 
On this episode immunologist and integrative health expert Heather Zwickey, PhD, tackles tough questions about antibody testing concerns, why more men die than women, and what the risk is regarding animal transmission.

Covid-19 Shines Light on Existing Healthcare Disparities

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-06-2020 
African Americans and other people of color throughout the United States are suffering disproportionately from Covid-19. In this interview, Udaya Thomas, MSN, MPH, APRN, CYT, talks about how integrative practitioners can better serve the health needs of underserved populations during this pandemic.

Changing the Way We Talk About Death and Dying with Patients

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-01-2020 
Caring for a patient who is critically ill and dying poses communication challenges for everyone involved—patient, practitioners, and loved ones. How we communicate during this profound time in a person’s life can significantly impact end-of-life care. In this interview, health communications expert and researcher Carey Candrian, PhD, talks about the power of language and explains why it’s time to evaluate equity in hospice and palliative care.

New Covid-19 Insights: Antibody Testing, Healthcare Disparities, and More

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-14-2020 
This update features information about recovery from Covid-19, antibody testing, how long the virus lives on surfaces, healthcare disparity that increases risk of death, and new information about air pollution and Covid-19.

Covid-19 Update: Sense of Smell and Taste, Fever, and Airborne Spread

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-06-2020 
This podcast addresses new information regarding the loss of smell and taste as symptoms, as well as airborne spread of the virus. In addition to being editor-in-chief of the Natural Medicine Journal, Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, has been seeing patients since earning her doctorate from the National University of Natural Medicine in 2000.

Reducing Fracture Risk with a Whole-Person Approach

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-01-2020 
According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about 10 million Americans have osteoporosis and another 44 million have low bone density which places them at risk of developing osteoporosis. In this interview, bone health expert John Neustadt, ND, explains why a bone density scan is not the most clinically important endpoint and how to identify fracture risk in clinical practice.

Covid-19: What We Know Now About Spread, Shedding Period, Symptoms, and Effects of Pollen

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-01-2020 
In this interview Heather Zwickey, PhD, provides an important update about Covid-19 for healthcare professionals. She discusses the concerning fact that people can be asymptomatic for a longer period of time than previously expected and that the viral shedding may take longer as well.

Important Clarifications Regarding Covid-19 and Natural Medicine

by Natural Medicine Journal
03-17-2020 
There has been some misinformation circulating regarding Covid-19 and natural medicine. On this episode, critical questions regarding Covid-19 are answered by immunologist and integrative health expert Heather Zwickey, PhD.

Treating Insomnia Without Drugs

by Natural Medicine Journal
03-04-2020 
Compelling research now shows that brain activity in the frontal cortex is a key cause of insomnia and sleeplessness. In addition, research demonstrates that temperature can play a role in calming the frontal cortex to alleviate insomnia. In this interview, listeners will learn about a new medical device that helps treat insomnia by cooling the frontal cortex.

Talking to Your Patients About Intermittent Fasting

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-26-2020 
The research regarding intermittent fasting has grown significantly over the past five years. Why is that? In this interview, integrative medical expert Ronald Hoffman, MD, describes the health benefits and provides advice about why and how to talk to patients about this way of eating.

Coronavirus, Cold, and Flu

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-19-2020 
Immunologist and researcher Heather Zwickey, PhD, discusses the present coronavirus and how infectious diseases take hold. She also talks about how patients can reduce risk of coronavirus, as well as cold and flu.