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.
10-26-2016 In this interview with Natural Medicine Journal's Editor-in-Chief, Heather Zwickey, PhD, explains how immune processes can influence brain health—including in Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and depressive disorders. She discusses nutrition, supplements, and the complicated ways gut health and immunity interact with cognitive function.
How to Effectively Build a Successful Practice: Advice from Business Development Expert Daniel Kalish, DC
10-05-2016 In this sponsored podcast, business strategist and expert Dr Daniel Kalish identifies key challenges that presently face clinicians and how they can overcome those issues. He discusses the importance of finding a niche, effectively communicating with patients, and how to maximize systems associated with the patient life cycle.
Efficacy of Probiotics for Infant Colic: A Discussion with Probiotic Expert Ashton Harper, MBBS, MRCS
09-07-2016 In this interview, Ashton Harper, MBBS, MRCS, describes the research associated with probiotics to help prevent and treat a variety of conditions in children. He also describes a new study using probiotics to treat infant colic and explains why it's so important to treat colic as soon as it's diagnosed.
09-07-2016 In this interview Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director of the American Botanical Council, discusses the serious issue of adulteration in the natural products industry. Blumenthal also describes the Botanical Adulterants Program and how it is helping to educate people about this troubling topic.
08-16-2016 With integrative medicine set to emerge as the primary form of healthcare in our country, the opportunity for practitioners to reach patients has never been greater—but having both the clinical and business expertise to run and grow a successful practice can be a challenge. In these interviews with 2 of the industry’s top clinical experts, Tieraona Low Dog, MD, and Mimi Guarneri, MD, listeners will learn more about the intersection of (and need for) both clinical and business expertise, as well as the great opportunity that exists for integrative practitioners to positively impact medical care in our country.
08-16-2016 "There's not enough conversation surrounding the issue of ethics in medicine," states Low Dog in this interview in which she describes practical ways to "clean up our ethical house." Low Dog will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming Ignite Conference, where she will address some of the tough ethical issues that integrative practitioners face today.
07-06-2016 "Insulin resistance has now reached endemic levels," explains integrative health expert Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, CCN. In this sponsored podcast he describes effective ways for clinicians to identify and treat insulin resistance. He also describes how to motivate patients to comply with treatment.
Challenges and Solutions in Treating Chronic Inflammation: An Interview with Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, CCN
06-01-2016 Leading integrative health expert, Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, CCN, describes how clinicians can identify and treat inflammatory issues long before illness sets in. He also describes ways to reverse chronic inflammation including diet, lifestyle, and utilization of the C Cleanse technique.