IBS is a life altering, frustrating condition. Most people with IBS have had every type of testing done and it's usually all normal.
Most doctors don't know anything about IBS and give old or outdated advice. And they certainly don't know much about nutrition for IBS.
In this episode we talk about the causes of IBS and more importantly, how to naturally fix it.
We share our exact 3 step protocol that we use in our clinic to help.
We talk about how to eliminate symptoms, lower inflammation and rebuild the gut.
In this episode we talk about how to naturally treat depression by tackling the most common causes.
Many of these causes don't lead to immediate depression, but left unchecked, can definitely lead to it.
Once you know the common causes, we give you the best way to naturally fix them.
We talk about common nutrient deficiencies and what natural products work well for depression.
Is there more to depression than "chemical imbalance"?
Pharmaceutical companies have gone all in on the idea that depression is because of this.
But the truth is more complicated than that.
In this episode we talk about other proven causes of depression.
We discuss a lack of sunlight, too much insulin, no exercise, lack of sleep, processed foods, deficiencies, and too much estrogen.
In this episode we talk about seasonal allergies. We talk about reasons why more people are affected by them today than ever before.
We also talk about histamine and why stress and allergy symptoms can overlap.
We also share the BEST natural ways to fight allergies.
In this episode we talk about the top signs that indicate you have insulin resistance.
Most people assume that obesity is the best indicator of insulin resistance, but that is wrong. Obesity accounts for less than 20% of people who have insulin resistance.
This means that a lot of people have insulin resistance and aren't obese.
We discuss some of the top signs of insulin resistance such as
High blood pressure
We also talk about some lesser indicators that could mean you have insulin resistance. These include symptoms like low energy, weight gain, vertigo, tinnitus, skin tags, carpal tunnel syndrome etc...
We cover a lot of different insulin resistance symptoms and talk about how to FIX the problem.
In this podcast we talk about a few new Vitamin D studies. We talk about the benefit of Vitamin D for Type-2 diabetes, colon cancer, and dementia.
We talk about how to get enough Vitamin D and why 70% of the population is low in Vitamin D.
We also talk about the powerful combination of Vitamin D and Omega-3 for your brain and immune system.
In this episode we talk about how markers of insulin resistance, such as high triglycerides, low HDL, and obesity, are present 30 years before the diagnosis of chronic kidney disease.
Imagine having a 30 year advanced notice for a major disease.
We also talk about how to reverse insulin resistance.
We also talk about a fish oil study showing that it can lower inflammation in older adults. Since chronic inflammation ages you quicker and hurts your brain, it's important to understand how good fish oil is for inflammation.
We discuss another fish oil study showing how it can save your muscles from disuse atrophy. We talk about sarcopenia and the importance of maintaining muscle mass.
We also talk about a few other natural ways to lower inflammation.
We end the podcast by talking about a study showing that you can override bad genes with lifestyle factors.
In this episode we talk about two new studies showing the benefits of intermittent fasting.
The first study shows how intermittent fasting helps lower fasting insulin making it a great way to help treat metabolic disorders.
The second study shows how it helps with your microbiome and autoimmune disorders.
We also talk about the three different types of intermittent fasting protocols and how to get started.
In this episode we talk about four new studies that have practical applications to your life right now.
The first study shows that taking Probiotics for 1 year resulted in 50% LESS bone loss compared to women that took a placebo. We talk about some other important things that you should be doing to protect your bones as you age.
The second study shows the benefits of taking Omega-3's on triglycerides and pancreatitis.
The third study we discuss shows that oral B12 is just as effective as the injectable B12. We talk more about B12 deficiencies and why it's extremely common.
Finally, we talk about a recent coffee study showing how it improves heart cell function.
In today's podcast we talk about the recent withdrawal of a major study on the Mediterranean diet.
The mediterranean diet is often viewed as the healthiest diet by mainstream media. But, there are some definite problems with the diet, mainly, nobody really knows what it is.
We talk about why we recommend low carb, especially for those with hormone or metabolic problems.
We also talk about the importance of building a diet around protein.
The number one complaint of women who visit my clinic is low energy. They're exhausted.
They're also frustrated because their blood tests are mostly normal. How can blood tests be normal even though they definitely don't feel normal?
In this episode we talk about the three main causes of fatigue.
We discuss which hormones are to blame, deficiencies, and food.
We also talk about what you can do right now to get your energy back.
In this podcast we talk about sleep. Many people have a hard time falling asleep, staying asleep or both.
There are also many people who may sleep throughout the night, but wake up exhausted.
In fact, it's estimated that almost 70% of the population has some sleep issue.
In this episode we talk about the effect that brain inflammation has on sleep, how poor sleep kills our metabolism, and ages us faster.
In this podcast we talk about brain inflammation and how it causes depression, anxiety, Alzheimer's and dementia.
1 in 6 people take some form of medication for their brain (depression, anxiety, personality disorders etc...)
We also talk about a few key ways to cool or squash brain inflammation. We talk about the effect sugar, vegetable oils and crappy carbs have on inflammation.
We also talk about natural ways to lower brain inflammation.
In this episode we talk about seven foods that seem healthy but aren't.
Big food companies have done an awesome job of marketing certain foods as healthy.
We talk about yogurt, granola, smoothies, gluten free foods, veggie chips, bottles green juices, and agave.
In this podcast we talk about two common causes of joint pain that have nothing to do with an 'old' injury.
In this episode we talk about the effect that Leaky Gut Syndrome and High Circulating Insulin have on inflammation and joint pain.
We also talk about a few natural ways to lower inflammation and help improve joint pain.
In this episode we talk about Five important blood tests that you should ask your doctor to order. These tests aren't typically ordered unless requested even though they can provide a lot of important information about your health.
We talk about Triglycerides, C-Reactive Protein, Vitamin D Level, Omega-3 level, HA1C.
In this episode we talk about the four unique stages that you go through as you go from being healthy and getting a disease.
You don't go to bed healthy tonight and wake up with a disease tomorrow. It can take years for a disease to show up.
Your body also gives you clues as you move from health to disease.
Sometimes the clues are subtle, like low energy, while other times they are more obvious.
Most blood tests aren't designed to help prevent a disease, rather they are simply to detect it.
By understanding the four stages, and by listening to the clues your body is giving you...
You can take the necessary steps to stop heading toward a disease and return to health.
It's also important to know what stage you're in because each stage has a different approach.
In today's episode we talk about how up to a third of the population has a fatty liver. A fatty liver is one of the first steps that takes place as you move towards diabetes.
In this podcast we talk about how you get fatty liver, which foods accelerate the process and what you can do to reverse a fatty liver.
We also talk about the four big drivers of fatty liver.
...High circulating insulin
In this episode we talk about the importance of having muscle, especially as you age.
Research has shown that exercise is more important as we age than when we were younger.
We talk about the studies showing how more muscle means better cancer survival and how strong muscles mean strong brain.
In this episode we talk about a recent study showing how a radical surgical approach was no better than the wait and observe approach...
Except the radical approach caused major side effects.
We also discuss the three hormones that can cause prostate problems and what nutrients you need to keep your prostate healthy.
In this podcast we talk about the study showing how two common essential oils, Lavender and Tea Tree Oil, can cause estrogen dominance issues in young boys.
We discuss the potential problem with essential oils with boys, men and women with estrogen dominance.
In this podcast we talk about a new study looking at the effects common medications have on your gut bacteria.
Statin drugs, anti-depressants, and anti-inflammatories all negatively affect your gut bacteria.
This is important because the health of your gut bacteria is directly related to the health of your joints, skin, and brain.
This study also showed the these common drugs can also lead to an increased risk of developing antibiotic resistance.
Low testosterone is a common problem in both men and women.
In this episode we talk about the symptoms of low testosterone and why it's important to have normal levels.
We talk about the reasons why so many men and women have low testosterone such as high circulating insulin, xenoestrogens and not eating enough saturated fat.
We also talk about ways to naturally raise testosterone levels.
In this episode we talk about two very common digestive problems, SIBO and IBS.
We discuss the symptoms that we see in our clinic of both these conditions and why they cause a lot of frustration for people who have them.
We talk about our exact protocol to help with SIBO and IBS.
In this episode we talk about some overlooked causes of depression and anxiety.
We talk about the connection between brain inflammation to both depression and anxiety.
We breakdown the most common causes of inflammation and what you can do to help lower it.
We also talk about the common deficiencies found in depression and anxiety and what nutrients may help.