Podcasts

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.

Covid-19 Insights: Talking to Your Patients About Covid-19 Vaccines and Vaccine Interactions

by Natural Medicine Journal
03-10-2021 
In this interview, immunologist and Natural Medicine Journal Editorial Board Member Heather Zwickey, PhD, answers questions about antibody dependence enhancement, vaccines and mammograms, how the Johnson & Jonson vaccine is different, herd immunity, and more.

Psychedelics in Clinical Practice

by Natural Medicine Journal
03-03-2021 
Neuroscientist and physician Leanna Standish, ND, PhD, LAc, FABNO, joins us to discuss the historical context and current application of psychedelics in clinical practice.

Managing Sleep, Stress, and Mood with a Physiology-First Approach

by Natural Medicine Journal
03-03-2021 
In this interview, pioneering integrative health researcher, pathologist, immunologist, and biochemist Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, shares his physiology-first approach to tackling 3 common and often-interconnected issues: sleep, stress, and mood.

Support Strategies for Grief and Loss

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-17-2021 
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues unabated, more and more people are dealing with loss and grief. Compassionately caring for the grieving person and their care partners has nuances that all healthcare practitioners should consider. On this episode, assistant research professor Heather Coats, PhD, APRN-BC, provides insights that can help clinicians care for their grieving patients.

Covid-19 Insights: Enhancing Recovery With an Integrative Approach

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-03-2021 
On this episode, Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO, describes the paper she recently published with her colleagues at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine about convalescence considerations for patients diagnosed with mild to moderate Covid-19 disease.

Addressing the Stress-Immune Connection in Clinical Practice

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-03-2021 
Enhancing immunity in some patients may require a comprehensive approach to stress management. In this interview, integrative health expert and Natural Medicine Journal editorial board member Ramneek Bhogal, DC, DABCI, provides clinical insights on how best to help patients deal with stress while enhancing immunity.

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?

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.

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.

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.