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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.
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!