12-06-2017 More than 15.5 million cancer survivors are currently living in the United States, with more than two-thirds alive five years after their diagnosis. And yet, most survivors report side effects long after treatment and many experience significant distress and fear of recurrence.
11-15-2017 Natural Medicine Journal Editor-in-Chief Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, recently sat down with Dugald Seely, ND, FABNO, director of the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre, to discuss several ongoing studies in integrative oncology.
11-15-2017 There is growing interest among integrative practitioners about the use of intravenous therapies in their practice. In this interview Paul Anderson, NMD, describes the types of therapies being used in oncology and also discusses treatment considerations, contraindications, and research associated with this area of medicine.
Optimal Detoxification, a Comprehensive, Foundational Approach: Video Interview with Christopher Shade, PhD
11-01-2017 In this interview, Christopher Shade, PhD, discusses the many factors that can block effective detoxification and how clinicians can address these issues.
Accurately Identifying and Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A conversation with IBS expert Christine Frissora, MD
10-04-2017 In this interview, gastroenterologist and leading irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) expert Christine Frissora, MD, describes how to effectively diagnose and treat this common disorder. Frissora also discusses the conditions that need to be ruled out when IBS is suspected.
09-06-2017 In this interview, digestive health expert Lela Altman, ND, LAc, discusses the elemental diet and its use in resting and repairing the gut. The diet is commonly used in patients with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), Crohn's disease, colitis, and food intolerances.
08-23-2017 In over half of all cases of hospitalization for a cardiovascular event, the first symptom is the event itself. So anything we can do to get any early indicator that something is going wrong in the cardiovascular system can have a huge impact. Erectile dysfunction is one such early signal. According to cardiovascular health expert Daniel Chong, ND, identifying sexual dysfunction is essential for improving cardiovascular outcomes.
08-02-2017 One in four men over the age of 65 has urinary incontinence, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In this interview, men's health expert Ronald Morton, MD, FACS, describes how urinary incontinence is diagnosed and treated. He also provides detailed information about the key medical devices that are available to treat this condition.
08-02-2017 In this interview, naturopathic physician Todd Born, ND, CNS, describes his approach to treating inhalant allergies. Born explains the intimate relationship between the immune system and allergies and how physicians can support immunity in this patient population.
07-19-2017 The FDA recently held a meeting to discuss ways to decrease the frequency and patterns associated with opioid misuse and abuse. In this interview, pain management expert, Beth Darnall, PhD, talks about the crisis of opioid addiction and how to create safe, effective non-opioid pain management strategies.
07-05-2017 While vitamin C may seem like a straightforward topic, it's actually rather complicated. In this interview, leading integrative medical expert Russell M. Jaffe, MD, PhD, describes some of the clinical complexities associated with this popular nutrient.
06-07-2017 Leading integrative medicine pioneer, Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, CCN, describes his philosophy regarding hard-to-treat thyroid conditions. Jaffe starts with proper diagnosis and then takes listeners through to the environmental impact, alkalinizing the body, and using targeted nutrients to provide an individualized approach.
05-03-2017 Lyme disease can be a challenging condition to treat. In this interview, integrative medicine expert, Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, CCN, describes his treatment approach and also explains the important connection between Lyme disease and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).
Integrative Treatment Considerations for Patients with Eating Disorders: An Interview with Carrie Decker, ND
04-19-2017 People who currently and have historically struggled with eating disorders often have many eating disorder-related symptoms that respond positively to an integrative approach to treatment. Just like many other chronic health conditions, with appropriately selected interventions, recovery from an eating disorder can be further facilitated with holistic support.
04-19-2017 In this interview, Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. discusses the state of micronutrient deficiencies in America. Vitamin D, vitamin B6, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, and even vitamin C are deficient in tens of millions of Americans. Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. also discusses what can be done to identify and treat what she calls a “hidden epidemic of micronutrient deficiencies.”
04-19-2017 In this interview, Aviva Romm, MD, reviews how the stress response is triggered, how the hypothalamic-pituatary-adrenal (HPA) axis engages, and what can be done to lessen the health consequences of chronic stress. This is a conversation for patients and practitioners alike, covering the basics and some nuanced botanical insights that can help any clinician in prescribing adaptogenic plant combinations for their patients.
04-05-2017 In this interview, Ronald Hoffman, MD, discusses how he uses the specific carbohydrate diet to treat inflammatory bowel conditions. He describes techniques to enhance compliance and outcomes and compares the SCD with the Paleo and low-FODMAP diets.
03-01-2017 Christopher Shade, PhD, is a globally recognized expert on the topic of human detoxification. In this interview he describes his testing and treatment protocol that effectively cleanses the system of mercury and other toxins. Shade also discusses dietary supplement liposomal delivery technology.
01-04-2017 In this podcast, Danielle Citrolo, PharmD, describes how a unique combination of L-glutamine and L-alanine can enhance electrolyte and water absorption in the intestines, stimulate glycogen synthesis, inhibit muscle protein breakdown and promote the synthesis of muscle protein.
10-26-2016 In this podcast, naturopathic physician Todd Born addresses key issues associated with the effective integrative treatment of food sensitivities and intolerances.