Podcasts

Accurately Identifying and Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A conversation with IBS expert Christine Frissora, MD

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

The Elemental Diet for SIBO and Other Gut Conditions

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
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.

Erectile Dysfunction's Clues About Cardiovascular Health

by Natural Medicine Journal
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. 

Resolving Inhalant Allergies: a Conversation with Dr. Todd Born

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

Addressing Male Urinary Incontinence

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

New Insights Into the Clinical Use of Ascorbate

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

The Integrative Treatment of Thyroid Conditions

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

A Physiology-First Approach to Treating Lyme Disease

by Natural Medicine Journal
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

by Natural Medicine Journal
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.

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.