02-06-2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called insufficient sleep a public health epidemic. And yet, many of the commonly prescribed medications are not helping most patients. In this interview, John Neustadt, ND, explains why an integrative approach to treating insomnia provides a much more effective alternative to commonly used sleep medications.
01-02-2019 When it comes to testing, you can always count on a lively debate about how to best identify food sensitivity and intolerance. In this interview we review recent clinical and mechanistic research on the ALCAT test.
10-24-2018 In this podcast episode, we speak with Ross Pelton, RPh, CCN, about the variety of mechanisms of action that probiotics have when it comes to reducing cancer risk. Pelton also talks about colon cancer, H. pylori, and probiotic safety and dosage. Finally, he describes how to support a healthy microbiome with a healthy lifestyle.
10-03-2018 In this podcast, we take a guided journey with noted professor and neuroscientist, Jane Foster, PhD, as she explains how animal models have elucidated the complexities of the gut-brain axis and role of gut microbes in mood and mental wellbeing. From a sound scientific footing, we join practicing psychiatrist, Scot Bay, MD, as he shares his experience with the integration of a mood-targeted probiotic blend in challenging cases and complex therapeutic interventions.
How Postbiotic Metabolites Impact Health: Exploring New Frontiers of Probiotic Science with Ross Pelton, RPh, CCN
09-05-2018 In this interview, Ross Pelton, RPh, CCN, describes the new science associated with postbiotic metabolites and their impact on health. Listeners will also discover what postbiotic metabolites are and why they are so important to the human microbiome.
08-15-2018 In this interview, naturopathic physician and probiotic expert Donald Brown, ND, discusses the role of probiotics in supporting the gut microbiome. Brown also describes the mechanisms of action and clinical applications of probiotics, as well as strains, dosages, and potential contraindications.
A Proactive Approach to Reducing Dementia Risk: Maintaining a Healthy Brain Today, Tomorrow, and Years to Come
05-16-2018 In this interview, naturopathic physician Carrie Decker, ND, describes some of the actions she takes with patients to help reduce the risk of developing dementia and cognitive decline. Her integrative approach includes nutritional and lifestyle assessment, assessment for common risk factors or other potential exposures, and nutritional supplementation to meet her patients individual needs.
04-04-2018 In this interview, nutrition expert Jolie Root describes the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet and how practitioners can enhance compliance with their patients. Listeners will learn how to effectively utilize this diet in clinical practice.
03-07-2018 There is a significant link between lack of sleep and hormonal, inflammatory, and immune system health. In this interview, Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, describes the connection and then provides information about his comprehensive, integrative approach to sleep issues.
02-07-2018 Skin conditions are common in many clinical practices. In this interview, dermatologist and researcher Raja Sivamani, MD, describes how an integrative approach can help improve outcomes, especially with difficult to treat dermatological conditions.
01-25-2018 In this video interview, Christopher Shade, PhD, describes the diverse clinical applications of cannabidiol (CBD) oil. Also included is information about safety, dosage, and other issues associated with this somewhat controversial natural substance.
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 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.
08-02-2017 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.
07-05-2017 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).