Our guest for this discussion is Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, AHG, AHN-BC, The Natural Nurse®. Dr. Kamhi attended Rutgers and Cornell Universities, sat on the Panel of Traditional Medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical School, is a Medical School Instructor, and teaches Botanical Pharmacology. She is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild (AHG), and is nationally board certified as a Holistic Nurse (AHN-BC). She offers online and onground Herbal Certification Programs, teaches Career Paths in Natural Medicine, and leads EcotoursForCures.com to study with indigenous healers. As a leader in the nutraceutical industry, Ellen has advanced credentials and experience as a formulator, product developer and regulatory consultant. Author of many books including The Natural Medicine Chest, and Arthritis, The Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide, Dr. Kamhi educates professionals and consumers about evidence based natural therapeutics.
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.
Our guest for this discussion is Christopher Vasey, ND. Dr. Vasey is a naturopath specializing in detoxification and rejuvenation. He is the author of many books, including The Acid-Alkaline Diet for Optimum Health, Natural Remedies for Inflammation, Liver Detox, and Freedom from Constipation. He lives near Montreux, Switzerland.
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!
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!
Our guest for this discussion is Dr. Marianne Marchese.
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 Russell Jaffe, MD, about boosting immune health to help reduce your risk of getting a cold or flu this season. Dr. Jaffe 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!
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, 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!