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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Covid-19 Insights: Antibody Response, Asymptomatic Spread, Airborne Transmission, and the Naturopathic Registry
07-22-2020 Immunologist and integrative health expert Heather Zwickey, PhD, tackles some tough questions about recent developments surrounding the science of Covid-19.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.