Podcasts

Micronutrient Deficiencies in America

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.”

The Stress Response: Lifestyle and Herbs for Maintaining Resilience

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
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.

Clinical Applications of the Specific Carbohydrate Diet for Inflammatory Bowel Conditions

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

Detoxification Protocol to Cleanse Mercury and Other Toxins

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

Innovative Dipeptide Compound Helps Support GI Health

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

Getting to the Root of Food Sensitivities: An interview with Todd Born, ND

by Natural Medicine Journal
10-26-2016 
In this podcast, naturopathic physician Todd Born addresses key issues associated with the effective integrative treatment of food sensitivities and intolerances.

Immune Processes and Brain Health

by Natural Medicine Journal
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

by Natural Medicine Journal
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

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

Adulterated Ingredients and Products in the Natural Supplements Industry

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

An Integrative Approach to Business & Medicine

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

Exploring Issues of Ethics and Medicine with Tieraona Low Dog, MD

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

Early and Proactive Detection and Treatment of Insulin Resistance

by Natural Medicine Journal
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

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

An Integrative Approach to Enhancing Immunity

by Karolyn A. Gazella
05-04-2016 
In this sponsored podcast integrative health expert Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, CCN, describes a comprehensive approach to identifying immune dysfunction long before illness sets in. He also provides advice regarding diet, lifestyle, and dietary supplements. Jaffe explains why choice is far more significant than genetics and how to counsel patients about reducing immune burden.

Discussing Online Patient Dispensaries with Daniel Kalish, DC, and Julie Beck, DC, MS, CSCS

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-06-2016 
If you are thinking about adding an online patient dispensary to your practice or changing your present dispensary, this podcast will provide valuable information about the various features and benefits provided by these technology platforms. The podcast features specific information about wellevate, a new online patient dispensary from Emerson Ecologics.

Pharmacist Ross Pelton Describes the Role of Probiotics in Oncology

by Natural Medicine Journal
03-16-2016 
In this podcast, probiotics expert Ross Pelton, RPh, CCN, discusses the use of probiotics to reduce risk of cancer and as an adjuvant treatment. He also tackles tough topics like the number of strains and dosage.

Discussing Probiotics for IBS and IBD with Mark Davis, ND

by Natural Medicine Journal
03-02-2016 
In this sponsored podcast Mark Davis, ND, describes how he uses probiotics to treat patients with irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease. He also discusses the latest research and what the future holds for probiotics research.

Understanding Iodine Supplementation: A Conversation with Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-18-2016 
In this interview, Natural Medicine Journal's Editor-in-Chief, Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, explains how she uses iodine supplementation for women with fibrocystic breast changes. She also describes mechanisms of action and the various forms and sources of iodine.