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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.
Vitamin E is actually a family of eight compounds, each with different actions. Perhaps the most potent member of the vitamin E family is delta-tocotrienol. Haven’t heard of this small but mighty molecule? Listen now to learn about how tocotrienols benefit our health.
We are in the midst of an opioid epidemic and in desperate need for effective alternatives. On this show, pain management expert and researcher Beth Darnall, PhD, will address this important issue and describe some of the effective alternatives she has featured in her impressive research work.
Eating seasonally has many benefits but it can sometimes be hard to do. On this episode, best-selling author and chef Rebecca Katz will share some seasonal eating tips. Find out what Fall foods pair well together and how you can eat health-promoting, scrumptious meals. Seasonal eating is so important so you won't want to miss this show!
Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in women but it is under-recognized and under-treated? Marisa Pellegrini, ND, will explain how cardiovascular disease manifests differently in women and how women respond differently to treatment. Learn about key risk reduction strategies effective in women.
On this episode, integrative medical expert Ronald Hoffman, MD, will join Karolyn to discuss issues associated with gallbladder health. If you've ever had heartburn, indigestion, loss of appetite, or even sudden pain in your gallbladder area, you won't want to miss this show!
On this episode, Lise and Karolyn will share some interesting scientific studies about the impact of our emotions on our health and then challenge listeners to participate in the Practice Peace Challenge. Find out how you can infuse peaceful thoughts and emotions into your daily lives regardless of your circumstances or what's going on in the world.