Dr. Carrie Jones and I went to medical school (National College of Natural Medicine) together. She was a brilliant, awesome friend then, and still is. What a privilege it’s been to watch her grow into the expert she is today. As you’ll see in her bio, Dr. Jones has been focused on women’s health and hormones her entire career which has spanned academia, clinical practice and now as the chief medical officer at Precision Diagnostics, home of the DUTCH dried urine hormone panel.
Episode 26: Practical Application: Using An Elemental Diet in Clinical Practice with Dr. Corey Schuler
I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Corey Shuler on all things Elemental Diet this month! Dr. Schuler has been using Integrative Therapeutics Physicians’ Elemental Diet (ED) in clinical practice as well as researching and training clinicians on application. He’s the director of clinical affairs for Integrative Therapeutics. Corey is very well-versed on the science behind the ED.
As you probably know, stem cell therapy outside of the research setting is the Wild West. It’s offered everywhere, here and outside of the US (there’s a whole “stem cell tourism trade”). Radical claims are made routinely without much evidence or oversight. Pricing for therapy and protocols used vary widely, although anyone (even those participating in research trials) can expect to spend thousands of dollars.
In general, I am a fan of IgG food sensitivity testing. While we can in some cases manage just fine using a standard elimination and challenge protocol, IgG testing can benefit patients in a few ways, such as: providing motivating data, individualizing the foods needing to be removed and identify less-common antigenic foods.
Episode 23: Functional Strategies for the Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders with Thomas G. Guilliams Ph.D
Functional hypochlorhydria is a condition we see so often, yet Prilosec is a top ten medication: what’s the disconnect? Probiotics: which ones, how much, combo or single strain?
Have you been wondering what you should really do with the 23andme genetic data that you’ve gathered? Wondering if you should even take the test at all? Or wondering what the future of genetic/epigenetic medicine is? This podcast is for you.
Episode 21: Arthritis – exploring oxidative stress, microbes, gut permeability and more with Dr. Susan Blum
Dr. Susan Blum shares new insights about RA’s underlying causes, details what goes missed in treatment plans, and gives practical tips for mining data from stool tests, utilizing functional blood markers, and combining herbs and probiotics to reverse processes that other practitioners may think are permanent.
Fibromyalgia can be a particularly difficult condition to address conventionally, but Functional Medicine really has a lot to offer here. In this podcast, we mine the wealth of information that Dr. David Brady brings to the table on this important topic, including:
Dr. Cabeca is a wealth of information and inspiration when it comes to women’s health. I am delighted to share my conversation with her this month.
Episode 18: Launching a Soul-Satisfying and Financially Successful FxMed Practice with Dr. Daniel Kalish
Dr. Alschuler is a world-renowned expert in integrative oncology. Lise is well-versed in the current literature and has done a remarkable job in translating findings into actionable steps (listen for her approach to the five key bodily pathways in oncogenesis and how to address them). A teacher to her core, Lise a mentor to many of us, myself included. This is a jam-packed discussion on cancer prevention and management, from the soul-searching demands of a cancer diagnosis to highly practical treatment approaches.