Podcasts

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.