35 million Americans take cholesterol-lowering medications called statins. Heart disease still remains the #1 cause of death in the developed world. Today we are going to talk with cardiologist, Abid Husain,MD about:How statins workWhat nutrients are depleted on statinsCommon side effects and WHYWhy you need vitamin K2 on statinThe power of CoQ10Why CoQ10 is not enoughWhat everyone on a statin medication should knowCan you get the benefits of your medication and feel well?Statin Support: Your Cholesterol Med's Companion
Dr. Abid Husain is a board certified cardiologist that also has extensive training in integrative medicine and peptide therapy. He works with patients in his integrative clinic, Silk, in Denver Colorado.
Medicine is always evolving. Finding new ways to accelerate healing from an injury. Recovering from a stroke or heart attack. Improving energy. Slowing the aging process. Decreasing pain. And there is an emerging tool that can help with all of this and more. Today we are talking about peptide therapy with Abid Husain, MD.
In this episode we discussHow Dr. Husain got interested in peptidesWhat are peptides?How do they work?What can they be used for?What are Dr. Husain's top 5 peptidesWho is a good fit to use peptidesSuccess stories
Dr. Abid Husain is a medical doctor trained in cardiology with a passion for arts and fitness. His passion led him to integrative and regenerative medicine with a fellowship at A4M in 2018. He regularly attends conferences to stay on the cutting edge of science and use of peptides. Silk is his clinic, it is in the Denver Metro area and he works with patients all over the country. Dr. Husain also serves on the advisory board of Even and Statin Support.
We are going to have some fun diving into the topic of Buddies vs. Bad Germs: a deep dive into gut health.
Dr. Grace Liu, PharmD, Gut Goddess, is the founder of the gut institute and teaches individuals and practitioners all over the world how to wield the power of a healthy gut to transform their health and life.
Serious Science. Serious Health. Seriously Fun! Dr. Grace Gut Goddess LOVES to have FUN and is crazy brilliant. I do want to mention some of the language in this episode is for a mature audience and not appropriate for little ears. So put your headphones on and get ready.
Hey friends! Are you ready to own your throne? That's right, the porcelain throne is what we are talking about today with Queen of Thrones, Dr. Marisol Teijeiro. Today we are going to break through some cultural barriers of embarrassment when it comes to talking about bathroom habits to see that your #2 is the #1 way to determine the health of your body.
Oh my this interview is going to be so much fun! We discuss the 11 signs you need to look for to determine what your poo is telling you (transit time, frequency, smell, satisfaction, color, length, consistency, gas, wiping habits and more!), 5 pillars of Feeling Great and the power of Castor oil packs and how to use them to own your throne and your overall health.
Dr. Marisol, ND is a world leader renowned for her passion for cleansing and gut health. Crowned the Queen of the Thrones™, for over 15 years, she has trained and educated health care practitioners and has helped thousands for patients. She invented the QUEEN OF THRONES Organic Castor Oil Pack™ and line of products. Join her movement and help her to achieve her goal of being in 1 billion bathrooms by 2020.
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Today we are going to talk about a topic that is so crucial. What to do with your genetic results? How to properly interpret your genetic results. For so many people, they look at their results and have an immediate fear response. And this is not at all how it should be.
Today we will cover:The do's and don't of interpreting your genetic resultsDiscuss "Are SNP's bad?"How to use this information to empower your overall health What Dr. Ben Lynch want you to do when you look at your results What he is up to nextAnd remember to check out his book, Dirty Genes which can be found on Amazon.
Dr. Ben Lynch received his Bachelor of Science degree in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Washington and a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND) from Bastyr University, where he now serves on the Board of Trustees. He is the best-selling author of Dirty Genes and Founder and President of Seeking Health. He researches, writes and presents worldwide on the topics of MTHFR, methylation and genetic control. You can learn more about Dr. Lynch at www.DrBenLynch.com and SeekingHealth.com
Childhood Caner. Why do kids get cancer? What can be done? What therapies are best? How do parents maintain a positive emotional and mental state? All of these topics and more will be covered in today's interview.
Ryan and Teddy Sternagel are co-founders of The Stern Method a platform informing and inspiring families going through cancer to succeed on all fronts
In May of 2014 their son Ryder was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer of the nervous system, eleven days before his first birthday. The Sternagel's consulted countless doctors and health experts of all disciplines to employ an integrative approach that cut the amount of conventional treatment Ryder received in half through an integrative mix of super nutrition, complementary therapies and energy medicine along with a whole lot of prayer and healthy lifestyle changes.
Attend the Anti-Cancer Revolution online conference beginning June 17thhttps://anticancerrevolution.com/affiliate/?idev_=21025
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Neurofeedback. Brain Mapping. Ever heard of it? Well today we are going to talk about the important modality with Rachel Ragsdale. Neurofeedback is very near and dear to my heart as it was a big part of my recovery from traumatic brain injury I sustained in a car accident about 4 years ago. Today we are going to talk about the history of neurofeedback, how it works, what situations it's useful for, common questions people have like "will it change my personality?" and how to find a skilled practitioner.
Rachel Ragsdale, Founder and Owner of NeurOptimize is a licensed professional counselor and board certified neurofeedback specialist. She holds her Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
Rachel's life was changed by her own personal neurofeedback experience over 10 years ago. She credits her brain change to her life change and is so thankful she was able to go through her own neurofeedback so she can give back to others now. At NeurOptimize we want clients to find hope, restoration, and transformation!
Rachel loves spending time with her dog and family. She has a two year old son named Jordan that she adores! She is an avid golfer, adrenaline junkie. and she loves everything the outdoors has to offer! She would tell you that NeurOptimize is her other baby and she cares for it as such.
Learn more here: https://www.neuroptimizeco.com/
Autism. It is a growing diagnosis in our society with now 1 in 37 children being diagnosed. And it's a diagnosis that leaves parents feeling scared, stressed, fearful of the future and not sure where to turn for help and support.
Today we are going to talk with Dr. Emily Gutierrez about why she wrote "The Parent's Roadmap to Autism". We will discuss other conditions that should be ruled out when autism is suspected, the 5 core imbalances seen with ASD: the gut, nutrition, immune system (yes we touch on vaccines), toxicity and genetics, what parents can do, how they can use the resources in the book to guide them and their child on this journey and make sense out of a path that can seem overwhelming.
Dr. Emily Gutierrez received her doctorate from the Johns Hopkins University as a doctor of nursing practice, is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner and mental health specialist, and certified practitioner through the Institute of Functional Medicine. She co-owns and operates one of the first pediatric functional medicine practices in the country, Neuronutrition Associates, where her and her partner specialize in children with neurodevelopmental delays and all things pediatric functional medicine. Dr. Gutierrez recently wrote a book, "The Parent's Roadmap to Autism: A Functional Medicine Approach" where she helps families with children on the spectrum navigate through how to apply functional medicine principles to their child's journey of development.
Get The Parent's Roadmap to Autism HERE
Learn More about Dr. Emily Gutierrez and her practice at: http://www.neuronutritionassociates.com
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Foggy brain? Trouble finishing a sentence? Exhausted? Find your keys in the fridge? Can't remember important dates? Unrestful sleep? These are symptoms many of us moms experience and have coined "MOMMY BRAIN." Though we laugh about these lapses in memory, it can become scary as these symptoms impact more of your life.
What if there is a physiological reason for mommy brain that is fixable? What if you can get your pre-pregnancy brain back even if its been decades since you've had your kids? Get ready to connect a lot of dots and be infused with hope that you can get your brain back.
Are you the person that flushes easily on your face, neck and chest? Do your ears and feet get hot? Itchy skin with weird rashes? Hives? Headaches? GI distress? Feeling anxious? Trouble sleeping?
Can anyone relate? All of these symptoms and more can be tied to problems with a type of cell in our body called mast cells
Today we are going to talk about what happens when mast cells misbehave, WHY they misbehave - hint there are deeper issues, what tests need to be run, what genes are important for histamine breakdown, why the probiotic buddies in our bellies are key and what treatment options you have with Dr. Tim Jackson.
Dr. Tim Jackson completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the Medical University of South Carolina and he is the owner of www.HealYourBody.org. He works with patients all over the world specializing in issues with the nervous and immune system. Along with patients, Dr. Tim Jackson teaches healthcare professionals to implement these advanced techniques into their practices.
We live in the era of technology. There is no escaping it. Our smart phones may be one of our most valuable possessions. We go to bed looking at a screen. Wake up to an alarm clock from our phone. Check emails. Look at social media. Respond to text messages. And even play games on our phones. What is this doing to our brains? Can someone be addicted to their phone, computer and games? Well today I am excited to dive into this topic with my guest, Dr. Sam Shay. Dr Shay is the ebook author of "Unplug from Gaming Disorder: 7 Simple ways to game less". He helps gamers with gaming disorder unplug from their screens and start to plug into their lives. He is a chiropractor focusing on functional nutrition and functional testing, who has walked his own journey to overcome his 25-year addiction to video games, a 15-year addiction to sugar, as well as overcome his insomnia, fatigue, low mood, chronic pain, and gut problems. Connect with Dr. Shay and get a hold of his awesome resources a http://drsamshay.com/
Exhausted when you wake up in the morning? Feel like you are trudging through the mud trying to complete tasks and hold a conversation? Forget what you are saying mid sentence? FREEZING all the time? Does your skin feel like sand paper its so dry no matter how much lotion you apply? Cholesterol levels high? Trouble sleeping? Belly bothering you? Numbers on the scale going up?
Well all of these symptoms can be linked back to a tiny little gland at the base of our neck called the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is part of a larger network of glands and tissues called the endocrine system responsible for hormonal balance in the body.
In this episode we will cover: what is the thyroid gland, its role in the body, signs of a problem, what labs are essential to order, causes of thyroid problems and some next steps you can take to improve thyroid health.
Christine Maren D.O. is a functional medicine physician and the founder of a high-tech, innovative medical practice. Her own personal health challenges with chronic digestive issues, autoimmunity, hypothyroidism, gluten intolerance and recurrent pregnancy loss motivated her to study functional medicine. Using the functional medicine model, she works with patients to identify and treat the root causes of chronic disease. Her approach to patient care is individualized and personalized, with an emphasis on the ways our environment, food and lifestyle choices interact with our genes.
Dr. Maren is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP). She is a compassionate clinician, speaker and wellness advocate. She is married to a surgeon and together they balance rewarding careers with raising three beautiful children. Learn more at drchristinemaren.com
Do you feel hungry all the time? Even after you eat? Intense cravings? Working out and eating healthy and the scale won't budge? I have heard this scenario so many times and it can really make you feel crazy and lose hope.
Well today I have the perfect person to dive into this topic of why I can't lose weight and give us some next steps to really move the needle. Some of the things we will cover include: leptin resistance, how and when to exercise, how and when to fast, why exercise can ward off diabetes and so much more.
Mike has a Master's degree in Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and has become an urban farmer to chickens, turkeys, super cute pigs and gorgeous raised bed gardens - check out his fun videos on social media. He is the husband to Dr. Deanna Mutzel owner of Real Food Lab and has a beautiful daughter Inez.
Check him out at www.highintensityhealth.com
Have you felt like a deer in headlights at the health food store trying to pick out the right probiotic? Or spend hours browsing the internet only to feel more confused and overwhelmed by all of the marketing strategies? Well, you are NOT ALONE! This is one of the most common questions I get and today I am going to walk you through the top 5 things you need to look for when selecting a probiotic. Cut through the fluff and get the facts so that you know how to select the best product for you and your family.
Get a copy of the Probiotic Guide here.
Find more resources for you and your family at www.buddiesinmybelly.com
Today we are talking about out largest organ. THE SKIN. Weighing in at 8 pounds and 22 square feet. Most of our organs are hidden from view and difficult to see signs of health or dysfunction. The skin offers us a direct reflection of what is happening inside our body. Struggling with breakouts? Dull, dry skin? Red cheeks? Bumps on your skin? Do you desire to have glowing skin that you can feel confident in? You don't want to miss this interview as we take a dive into skin health and signs of dysfunction, 6 causes of imperfect skin, where to start and practical next steps to get the skin you desire as you properly care for your body's largest organ.
Dr. Trevor Cates is founder and owner of The Spa Dr. and author of the bestselling book Clean Skin From Within. She was the first woman licensed as a naturopathic doctor in California and currently lives in Park City, Utah where she helps patients from around the world achieve graceful aging and glowing skin. Dr. Cates is host of The Spa Dr. weekly podcast and has her own PBS special, Younger Skin From Within. She believes the key to healthy skin is inner and outer nourishment with non-toxic ingredients. Dr. Cates' The Spa Dr. skin care and supplement lines are formulated with natural and organic ingredients designed to help you achieve the clean and natural path to confidence and beautiful skin.
Do you know a child with special needs? 2.8 million children in the United States are classified as special needs. Special Needs is related to any child or adolescent that needs special accommodations for their learning difficulties, physical disabilities and/or emotional or mental difficulties. This can range from conditions such as severe anxiety, cerebral palsy, Down's syndrome, Autism, ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, processing disorders, osteo imperfecta and so much more. Dr. Pratt has a passion to see EACH child as a unique human being and empower families with tools to allow their children to THRIVE in the world. Learn about her approach and how special needs children can excel in all aspects of their life.
Connect with Dr. Shelese Pratt and get more resources at www.theprattclinics.com
Dr. Pratt focuses on neurology and complex medical conditions relating to metabolic disease. She uses functional medicine and her expertise in biochemistry (methylation) and physiology to help her patients get to the root cause of their symptoms through a strategic approach. The modalities (tools of her practice) she uses are nutrition (diet and nutritional supplements), botanicals, environmental medicine, classical homeopathy and hydrotherapy. Dr. Pratt specializes in caring for many special needs children some of the complex cases she has treated for over 14 years have been Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Cerebral Palsy, PVL, Global Development Delay, Angelman Syndrome, learning difficulties (ADD, ADHD, and dyslexia), sensory processing disorders, autistic spectrum disorders, digestive system disorders/disease, endocrine disorders, autoimmune disease, and mood disorders. Dr. Pratt sees patients from all over the world via telemedicine or in person at her clinics in Colorado and Connecticut.
Today It's time for a paradigm shift! It's time to challenge the way you have been taught to think. Are you ready?! Well I have a new F word for you. Something you can use when you really want to curse. Just drop this F bomb. Fluoride. For too long it has snuck by as a health addition to our modern world but today we are going to expose the truth and do a deep dive into the topic. AND HAVE FUN!
Today I want to welcome back: Melissa Gallico the author of The Hidden Cause of Acne: How Toxic Water is Affecting You Health and What You Can Do About It and F is for Fluoride: A Feasible Fairytale for Freethinkers 15 and Up. She is a former military intelligence officer, Fulbright scholar and intelligence specialist at the Federal Bureau of Investigation where she instructed classes for FBI analysts at Quantico and provided analytic support for national security investigations. She graduated with honors from Georgetown University and has a master's degree from the University of St. Andrew's in Scotland.
Sign the national petition to remove fluoride from our water here
Purchase Melissa's book, The Hidden Cause of Acne here
Do you suffer from acne? Painful breakouts that not only physically hurt but also wreck your self-esteem? Have you tried changing your diet? Eliminating foods, adding foods without results? Changing your skin care routine but nothing seems to work? Maybe to the extent that you feel MAD?
What if the cause of your painful breakouts is caused by something you interact with on a daily basis? Something no dermatologist or health care professional is talking about or addressing? Something that has been advocated for as a healthy addition to the modern lifestyle that may be causing your skin eruptions and more.
Well you are not going to want to miss this episode of The Gene Queen Podcast - The Hidden Cause of Your Acne.
Today I want to welcome: Melissa Gallico she is the author of The Hidden Cause of Acne: How Toxic Water is Affecting your Health and What You Can Do About it and F is for Fluoride: A Feasible Fairytale For Freethinkers 15 and up. She is a former military intelligence officer, Fulbright scholar and intelligence specialist at the Federal Bureau of Investigation where she instructed classes for FBI analysts at Quantico and provided analytic support for national security investigations. She graduated with honors from Georgetown University and has a master's degree from the University of St. Andrew's in Scotland.
Sign the national petition to remove fluoride from our water here
Purchase Melissa's book, The Hidden Cause of Acne here
Emotions. They are raw. Mysterious. Full of highs and lows. As humans, we are physical, mental, emotional and spiritual beings. Though we like to separate these aspects of ourselves, the reality is they are all interconnected. And our emotions can play a large role in our physical health. Learn what a heart wall is, how to deal with trapped emotions, move on from negative emotions to pursue your best health in this episode with Dr. John Ziehr
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Have you ever felt like your health was headed towards the edge of a cliff and you didn't know how to hit the brakes and steer yourself in a safe direction? Are you still searching for answers as to why you don't feel well? Are you in the midst of dark days and need some hope? Listen to Kristyn's story of struggle, perseverance, hope and recovery. And remember you are not alone, you are loved and you are worth recovery.