Our guest for this discussion is Russell M. Jaffe, M.D., Ph.D., CCN. Dr. Jaffe has more than 40 years of experience contributing to molecular biology and clinical diagnostics. His focus is on functional, predictive tests and procedures designed to improve the precision of both diagnosis and of treatment outcomes and he has authored nearly 100 articles on the subject.
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!
Our guest for this conversation is Christine Horner, MD. Dr. Horner is an award-winning author and leading expert in natural health. She is credited with launching a five-year crusade called the Breast Reconstruction Advocacy Project (BRA Project) that led to the passage of an unprecedented federal law that was signed by President Bill Clinton in 1998, requiring insurance companies to pay for breast reconstruction following mastectomy.
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 will describe the importance of REM sleep and dreaming. He will also identify what is contributing to this epidemic and how we can restore healthy REM sleep and dreaming. He has a fascinating and important perspective on sleep so you won't want to miss this show!
On this episode, Ellen Kamhi, the Natural Nurse® will help us understand the different forms of herbal medicine and will describe how both the traditional use of herbs and modern scientific data support the use of herbs. We discuss several examples of herbs that pack a punch when it comes to optimizing our health.
On this episode, Karolyn talks with integrative pharmacist and nutritionist Ross Pelton about how probiotics can help reduce the risk of developing cancer. If you are looking for a great way to enhance your proactive cancer prevention plan, you won't want to miss this show!
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. If you are looking for a powerful way to improve your health, you won't want to miss this show!
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!
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. This show will also be great for caregivers!
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.
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).
Our guest for this discussion is Dr. Dana Cohen. Dr. Cohen’s passion for Integrative Medicine stems from her belief that medicine is an art, and a patient-centered, holistic approach is the vital first step on the path to overall health and wellness.
On this show, bodywork expert Tara Thompson Lewis will describe what bodywork is and how it can help correct pain, misalignment, and limited movement patterns. The Thompson Method of Bodywork employs methods to help release, re-balance, and rejuvenate. Bodywork is so much more than massage! Find out if bodywork may be a good fit for you.
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 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 Seely, 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, Karolyn will talk to Ronald Hoffman, MD, who literally wrote the book on how to talk to your doctor. Dr. 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.
Racial/ethnic disparities in healthcare are widespread in the United States and are prevalent across healthcare organizations. Disparities exist in cancer screening as well as in clinical outcomes for various diseases. Join us with our guest, Dr. Ron Morton, Vice President 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 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. Both Stacy and Amanda work with the Young Survival Coalition and will discuss their upcoming event that will be held in Orlando, Florida February 23-25. If you or someone you love is a young breast cancer survivor, you won't want to miss this show!
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 talks with Bryan Fletcher about his experience as a childhood cancer survivor and what's it's like to go on to win an Olympic medal. Bryan is preparing to compete in this year's winter Olympics which begin on Friday, February 9th.
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!
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. Both Karolyn and Dr. Mumber are accomplished published authors who understand the power of the written word. Dr. Mumber will also read some of his poems so you won't want to miss this show!