People who take more than one prescription, may have difficulty managing their medications, especially when you add in over-the-counter medications and dietary supplements. On this show, Jody Adams, who holds a doctorate in pharmacy, gives some practical tips and suggestions on how to organize and manage multiple medications.
Every cancer survivor wants to know which diet will help them feel better and reduce their risk of recurrence. On this episode, Lise and Karolyn will discuss a variety of diets and then give you their bottom line based on the scientific literature. Listeners will learn about low-carb, caloric restriction, ketogenic, DASH, and the Mediterranean. If you are thinking about changing your diet, you won't want to miss this show! It will be packed with practical information you can use immediately.
On this episode, cancer survivor expert Dr. Shani Fox talks about "post-traumatic growth" after cancer and describes why it's important to understand that cancer can be a traumatic event. She'll provide concrete strategies about how listeners can heal from trauma. Is it possible that your cancer is a blessing in disguise? Find out how to heal from the trauma associated with a cancer diagnosis and treatment.
On this episode, Karolyn talks to Helen Goldberg, MD, who is an integrative oncologist, about using a comprehensive approach to dealing with difficult-to-treat, advanced cancers. Dr. Goldberg will describe her holistic, mind-body-spirit approach to cancer treatment and discuss how this type of treatment can be beneficial to those with advanced cancers. If you or a loved one is struggling with their cancer diagnosis, you won't want to miss this show!
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and second leading cause of cancer death among U.S. men. Dr. Ron Morton a urologist with extensive clinical and research experience in prostate cancer joins us to discuss some of the latest findings, controversies and discoveries related to prostate cancer.
Breast pain happens in many women. There are many reasons why women experience painful breasts – perhaps related to their menstrual cycle, or as a result of treatments for breast tumors. It is important to recognize breast pain because there are many integrative strategies for pain relief. Join us with guest, Dr. Jen Green, as we explore this important topic.
Feeling burnt out is not fun! Whether it's from a job, relationship, or dealing with an illness, feelings of burnout can negatively impact our mental, emotional and physical health. On this episode, radiation oncologist and author Matt Mumber, MD, shares information from lectures he's done to help doctors and patients alike break free from burnout.
The Thoracic-POISE trial is largest-ever research trial on the combination of naturopathic and conventional treatment. This 11-year trial will study the impact of integrating naturopathic medicine, surgery, and oncology for people with lung, gastric and esophageal cancers. The lead investigator for this trial is Dugald Seeley, ND. Join us to learn about this trial and what it has discovered already!
On this episode, art therapist and cancer survivor Stephanie McLeod-Estevez describes how art can help us heal from cancer, other illnesses, and trauma. Stephanie’s personal experiences of having breast cancer and caring for a loved one who died from breast cancer, have created a deep passion for her to help people recover from a body, mind, and spirit perspective. Find out how being creative can help you heal.
Rest and renewal. Doesn’t just reading those words make you feel more relaxed? Join us on Five to Thrive Live with guest Sera Fiana, diagnosed with a rare abdominal cancer in her 20’s, and now a Thriver who has learned the importance of rest to her health and wellness. Be ready to be inspired to slow down and renew yourself!
New research shows that people born between early 1980 and mid 1990s—aka millenials—are expected to be the most obese generation of our time. Yikes! This is problematic considering that obesity is now considered a primary risk factor for the development of many cancers including breast, colon, and kidney. What’s worse is that the research also found that 85% of millenials don’t really understand the link between obesity and cancer.
Are you having trouble implementing healthful dietary changes? What can you do to ensure that you are able to follow healthy dietary guidelines, and to prepare and cook nutrient dense meals despite your hectic lifestyle? Join us with guest Kirstin Nussgruber, certified nutritionist, to learn strategies for success in making dietary changes.
Racial/ethnic disparities in healthcare are widespread in the United States and are prevalent across healthcare organizations. Disparities exist in cancer screening, clinical outcomes various chronic diseases and health conditions. Join us with guest, Dr. Ron Morton, VP Medical Affairs Urology and Pelvic Health at Boston Scientific and Chief Surgical Officer at American Medical Systems, as we discuss the challenge of racial and ethnic disparities and what is needed to make improvements.
On this episode, Karolyn talks with health psychologist and behavioral modification expert Dr. Mark Aloia about how to positively and permanently create healthy habits. Dr. Aloia will share practical strategies that can help ensure success. If you're trying create healthy habits that stick, you won't want to miss this show!