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The Health Happens Podcast

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The Health Happens Podcast was born from a desire to take the formal-speak of medicine and make it into something more personal. And something more entertaining, because we can't help that we're so funny. So join us for a coffee, tea, or even a drink while we explore, discuss, and debate the facts (and feelings) of the hottest topics in health and medicine.

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You may have heard of oil pulling before but you werent sure exactly what it was. You I just put it in my mouth and swish? Yep, that's oil pulling. And advocates will tell you it helps with all sorts of things from oral health to pulling toxins... more

It's a special Halloween podcast!! We all know monsters are real. Thats just common sense. But are they really real? What are the medical explanations for the grisly ghouls that haunt our darkest nightmares? Turns out, science and... more

Anxiety, and its regular bedfellow insomnia, are among the most common conditions we see in clinical practice. But they can also be among the most difficult to treat. Are there other ways to understand and treat these conditions?... more

It's Book Review Day! Today we talk about Travis Christofferson'sTripping Over the Truth, where the author argues for the Metabolic theory of cancer, and Mike and Chris explore some of the ideas in this book and argue over whether or not... more

On today's debate episode Chris, the champion of truth and justice, takes on Mike, the regent of evil, in a discussion as to the benefits and costs of Universal Care. Do we really have a moral obligation to take care of our lazy... more

Everybody is talking about CBD oil so we figured we should too. But is the hemp just hype and hope? Does it work? For anything? Mike and Chris review what we know and what we don't know about the therapeutic uses of CBD.

Let's learn all about kidney stones today! Mike and Chris have a discussion about all the different types of kindey stones, from calcium, uric acid and struvite stones. Why do some people get them and others dont? What can you do to... more

Today, Mike and Chris guarantee you a cure for baldness. 100%. Disclaimer: to date, no hair-loss treatment has ever been recognized as actually re-growing hair, so results are guaranteed to be unlikely. But what can we do? Let's talk...

Is Naturopathic medicine a luxury service available only to those who have the means or coverage? That's certainly not what most NDs signed up for. And it isnt what patients of ours are looking for either. But with the realities of... more

Why go see an expensive ND when you can heal yourself at home? Today Chris and Mike talk about their 10 favourite things we think you can use to safely and effectively help (but not treat, we don't give medical advice over a podcast, that... more