Podcasts

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.

An Integrative Approach to Kidney Disease

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-12-2020 
In this interview, kidney health expert Matthew Hand, DO, describes how an integrative approach can help improve outcomes and quality of life for patients with kidney disease and those who are at high risk.

The Influence of Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide on Healthy Aging

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-05-2020 
Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is a hot topic in antiaging medicine. In this interview, Christopher Shade, PhD, describes the key pathways that NAD uses to exert its health-promoting and antiaging functions in the body.

Practical Clinical Applications for the Healing Power of Nature

by Natural Medicine Journal
01-22-2020 
Kurt Beil, ND, LAc, MPH, specializes in the use of natural environments and urban green space as a key bridge to healing. In this podcast, he discusses how he utilizes the healing power of nature with his patients.

Cancer Prevention Research

by Natural Medicine Journal
01-15-2020 
In this interview, Anne McTiernan, MD, PhD, discusses the ongoing program with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) that analyzes research associated with diet and lifestyle efforts to reduce cancer risk. Known as the Continuous Update Project (CUP), findings from this effort are used to form AICR's expert cancer prevention recommendations.

Encouraging Ethical and Efficacious Innovation in Medicine

by Natural Medicine Journal
01-08-2020 
Innovation is vital to the development and execution of new practices, techniques, and tools in healthcare. But with that innovation, ethical issues can arise. In this interview, seasoned healthcare expert and educator Howard Gershon describes some of the key concerns associated with innovation and medicine.

Evaluating Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Treating ADHD and Autism

by Natural Medicine Journal
01-02-2020 
In the United States cases of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continue to rise. In this podcast, pediatric expert Matthew Hand, DO, describes why an integrative approach makes sense. Hand, who is the section chief for pediatric nephrology at Children's Hospital at Dartmouth, discusses his focus on diet, lifestyle, and dietary supplements to treat these 2 conditions.

Dealing with Vision Issues After Brain Injury or Brain Surgery

by Natural Medicine Journal
12-18-2019 
In this interview, integrative optometrist Elise Brisco, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, CCH, discusses how vision can be impacted following a brain injury or brain surgery.

Wearable Device Research from the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine

by Natural Medicine Journal
12-10-2019 
In this interview, Esther M. Sternberg, MD, provides an overview of the research initiatives taking place at the University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine. She describes the center's 2-pronged approach to the use of wearable devices to track biomarkers in sweat and monitor the impact of built environments.

Understanding the Clinical Use of a Specific Form of Colloidal Silver

by Natural Medicine Journal
12-04-2019 
In this interview, Robert MacCuspie, PhD, discusses the safety and efficacy of bioactive silver hydrosol, a special form of colloidal silver. MacCuspie also describes the various clinical applications, dosages, and how to best use this product in clinical practice.

Addressing the Primary Care Provider Shortage

by Natural Medicine Journal
11-21-2019 
In early 2019 the Association of American Medical Colleges released its findings from the fifth annual study on physician supply and demand. They predict a shortage of nearly 122,000 physicians by 2032 with more than half coming from primary care. In this interview, Michelle Simon, PhD, ND, president and CEO of the Institute for Natural Medicine, discusses a potential solution that is gaining traction.

A Fresh Look at Choline: New Insights and Implications for Clinical Practice

by Natural Medicine Journal
11-13-2019 
In this interview, Jonathan Bortz, MD, highlights new and emerging science on the health benefits of choline. Bortz delves more deeply into the role of choline in cognition across the lifespan. He addresses the unique role that choline plays in lipid metabolism and liver health. Listeners will learn about the physiological implications of choline inadequacies and how clinicians can help close the gap for their patients.

An Update on the Clinical Applications of Cannabidiol

by Natural Medicine Journal
11-06-2019 
In this interview, Michael Lewis, MD, FACPM, FACN, provides listeners with an overview and update on the clinical applications of cannabidiol (CBD). In addition to discussing recent research, Lewis describes mechanisms of action, safety, and dosage of CBD in clinical practice.

What Every Clinician Needs to Know About Cancer-Related Dermatology

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
10-23-2019 
In this episode of the Natural Medicine Journal podcast, we interview naturopathic oncologist Shauna Birdsall, ND, FABNO, about skin cancer in the integrative medicine setting. From preventing squamous cell carcinomas to recognizing melanoma, Birdsall details the essentials of cancer-related dermatology.