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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.
Caregivers are among the most stressed individuals in the world. While caring for a loved one is a noble act of generosity, it can be absolutely debilitating to the caregiver’s own health and wellbeing. Join us with guest, Tamara Green, to discover ways to build wellness back into caregiving.
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!
It's not always easy talking to doctors, especially when the topic is cancer. On this episode, Dr. Ronald Hoffman will give practical advice to patients who want to improve communications with their healthcare team.
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.
On this episode, Karolyn will talk to two inspiring young breast cancer survivors, Stacy Gagas and Amanda Nixon. Find out how to best support the special needs of young survivors. If you or someone you love is a young breast cancer survivor, you won't want to miss this show!
Have you ever experienced emotional eating? Things like binge eating, overeating, under-eating, or choosing unhealthy foods to handle stress? If so, you will want to tune in to hear Dr. Deanna Minich discuss ways to minimize unhealthy eating patterns while maximizing emotional wellbeing.
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!
On this episode, Karolyn will interview Tamara Green and David Dachinger about how to protect, manage and nurture important relationships while dealing with the challenge of a cancer diagnosis. Tamara and David are the authors of the new book, Live Calm with Cancer (and beyond): A patient & caregiver guide to finding more ease through the power of mindfulness.
On this episode, Karolyn talks with Bryan Fletcher about his experience as a childhood cancer survivor and what's it's like to go on to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Bryan will inspire as he shares his story about how he went from a childhood cancer survivor to an elite, world-renowned athlete.
Sexual dysfunction affects the majority of people who have been diagnosed and treated for cancer. On tonight’s episode, Dr. Judith Boice will discuss why sexual dysfunction is so common, why libido declines and what you can do about it!
On this episode, Lise and Karolyn will describe why possibly more than 90% of all New Year’s resolutions fail may be and offer up an alternative way to think about creating new healthy behaviors in the new year.
Plant-derived essential oils are one of the most powerful forms of natural medicine. Join us with our guest Carol Galanty as we explore the fascinating world of essential oils. You will learn which essential oils are best for nausea, fatigue, immunity and more! We will also explore how to use essential oils for maximum benefit.
The simple act of writing can have powerful health benefits. On this episode, radiation oncologist Dr. Matt Mumber will join Karolyn to discuss his own poetry writing experience, as well as some tips on how to incorporate a writing ritual into your healing process.
On this episode, Karolyn will be joined by registered dietitian Alice Bender who is also the Director of Nutrition Programs at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR). Karolyn and Alice will discuss the 2017 Cancer Progress Report, as well as new projects taking place at the AICR.
Our guest for this discussion is Miriam Kalamian. Ms. Kalamian is a nutrition consultant, educator, and author specializing in the implementation of ketogenic therapies. Miriam draws on a decade of experience to provide comprehensive guidelines that specifically address the many diet and lifestyle challenges associated with a cancer diagnosis.
Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions. On this episode, diabetes expert Dr. Mona Morstein will discuss her integrative approach to treating both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
On this episode, Dr. Danielle Citrolo talks with Karolyn about the power of antioxidants. You'll learn what foods contain the most antioxidants, why antioxidants are so important to health, and what dietary supplements can also provide these benefits. As we move into cold and flu season, you won't want to miss this show!
Turmeric is emerging as one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory spices. Several studies have discovered the cancer prevention effects of curcumin, a component found in turmeric. Tonight, curcumin researcher and expert, Ajay Goel, PhD will share findings from his latest research on the cancer prevention effects of curcumin.
There is a 600-million-year-old healing system in the body known as the Endocannabinoid System. It is now known that this ancient internal system is critical to regulating the proper function of a wide range of body processes. On this episode, Endocannabinoid expert Jade Beutler will describe how we can effectively support this healing system through diet, lifestyle, and dietary supplements.