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Bone health is essential to active longevity. Some cancer treatments and even metastatic cancer can threaten bone health. Dr. John Neustadt shares his insights and tips on natural strategies to prevent osteoporosis.
Herbs have been used as medicines for centuries. On this episode, herbal expert Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, will enhance our understanding of the healing power of herbal extracts. Find out how you can use herbs to reduce your risk of cancer and other illnesses, as well as heal after your diagnosis.
There are several herbs which are known as adaptogens. These important herbs help to restore stamina and energy, optimize sleep, and improve mood and immunity. Dr. Mary Hardy joins Five to Thrive Live to discuss these plant powerhouses!
On this episode, Functional Medicine Nutritionist Andrea Nakayama will share her inspiring story about how she became interested in functional nutrition. She'll then share her expertise about how to do an effective detoxification protocol. She'll discuss her 3 Tiers of Nutrition Mastery and give practical advice on how to thrive!
We will explore recent findings from an important global study on the connection between obesity and cancer. Director of Research for AICR, Dr. Nigel Brockton, will talk about the changing rate of obesity, which cancers are most connected to obesity and what we can do about this.
Most people harbor some amount of fear about getting diagnosed with cancer. For those who are successfully treated for cancer to the point where they no longer have the disease, the fear of recurrence can be tremendous and significantly debilitating to one’s wellness. How can cancer survivors overcome this fear? Can cancer survivors live a fearless life after cancer? Let’s find out…
On this episode, Karolyn talks with Dr. Michael Lerner and Laura Pole about the new online resource they created called Beyond Conventional Cancer Therapies (bcct.ngo). Listeners will learn about integrative healing practices that go beyond conventional cancer care. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, you won't want to miss this show!
Scientific research has confirmed that lack of sleep or poor sleep quality is linked to many problematic health issues. It can even increase risk of cancer! On this episode, naturopathic expert Dr. John Neustadt will help listeners understand why it's so important to get the quantity and quality of sleep needed. He'll also provide practical information on how to sleep soundly on a consistent basis.
The cold and flu season is here. Do you have what you need to lower your risk of coming down with a cold? Are you curious about natural options for colds and flus? Five to Thrive Live guest, naturopath Christopher Vasey joins us from Switzerland to share his tips for natural cold and flu remedies.
On this episode, Karolyn talks with fitness expert Sean Johnson about how to use movement to manage pain, improve balance and flexibility, and reduce risk of injury. Exercise is such a powerful healing tool to enhance health on many levels. If you're struggling to create a movement plan that works for your specific circumstances, you won't want to miss this show!
Outdoor air is now considered a human carcinogen! Join us with guest, Dr. Marianne Marchese, environmental medicine expert, to learn about air pollution. What causes air pollution? Why is air toxic? And, most importantly, what we can do to keep the air we breathe safe and good for our health.
Homeopathy is a fascinating healing option for many people. On this episode, homeopathic expert Dr. Nancy Gahles will help "demystify" this somewhat mysterious healing modality. Dr. Gahles will describe what homeopathy is and how homeopathic remedies can help, especially when it comes to immune health. If you are looking to naturally boost your immunity and your overall health, you won't want to miss this show!
On this episode Karolyn and Lise will share their favorite health tips in the five key areas of diet, movement, environment, rejuvenation, and spirit. As usual, Karolyn and Lise will describe the science behind their advice. You will be given some great ideas on easy ways to enhance your health. Listen in, take notes, and then get ready to thrive!
On this episode, Karolyn will talk with integrative health expert and immunologist Russell Jaffe, MD, about boosting immune health to help reduce your risk of getting a cold or flu this season. You can even reduce the severity and duration of the cold and flu with Dr. Jaffe's approach. He will provide practical, all-natural options in the area of diet, lifestyle and dietary supplements. If you are looking to enhance your immunity, you won't want to miss this episode!
Some diseases can really creep up on you. The scariest of which have no symptoms to warn you of potential trouble before it’s too late. Natural health expert, Dr. Christine Horner, MD, author of “Radiant Health, Ageless Beauty” will share information about five silent killers that have no symptoms and what you can do to protect yourself from these potentially life-threatening health conditions!
If you are one of the millions of Americans not getting the quality and quantity sleep you need, you won't want to miss this show. Rubin Naiman, PhD, is a sleep expert who believes we are presently in the midst of a REM sleep/dream loss epidemic. According to Dr. Naiman, many people aren't sleeping well because they are REM sleep deprived and not dreaming as much as they should. On this episode Dr. Naiman describes how we can restore healthy REM sleep and dreaming.
On this episode, Karolyn talks with integrative pharmacist and nutritionist Ross Pelton about how probiotics can help reduce the risk of developing cancer. Find out how to choose the right probiotic and how to eat healthier to support those good bacteria already in your system. If you are looking for a great way to enhance your proactive cancer prevention plan, you won't want to miss this show!
Taking Advantage of the Healing Power of Nature. On this episode, Dr. Kurt Beil will describe how being out in nature can impact your health. He will also share his "nature prescription" that he recommends to his patients. Dr. Beil will inspire us with the healing power of Nature.
On this episode, sexual health expert Dr. Margot Gregory will describe how she helps couples experience more sexual satisfaction. Dr. Gregory offers both male and female patients sexual health solutions that work. If you or your partner is experiencing sexual difficulties, you won't want to miss this show!
On this episode, Karolyn is joined by brain health researcher Dr. Deborah Yurgelun-Todd who is the director of the Nueroscience Initiative at the University of Utah. Dr. Yurgelun-Todd will discuss natural ways to protect and enhance brain function. She'll also discuss cutting-edge research involving the nutrient citicoline (brand name Cognizin).
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States! On this episode, Karolyn will talk to naturopathic oncologist Dr. Tina Kaczor about reducing risk of colon cancer. If you have a family history of colon cancer, a history of colon polyps or are just interested in preventing this serious form of cancer, you won't want to miss this show. The advice Dr. Kaczor provides is also great to help reduce many cancers, not just colon.
Are there ways to resolve those achy, painful and stiff joints? Five to Thrive Live radio guest, Dr. Susan Blum, will share her ground-breaking approach to helping arthritis sufferers reverse and even heal this condition!
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.
Good hydration - water - is essential to optimal health, fitness, weight loss and energy. Join us with guest, Dr. Dana Cohen, author of Quench, as she takes us through how much to drink, other ways we can hydrate and how to maximize the health benefits of hydration.
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.