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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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Blood boiling? Feeling hyper and tense? Is a silent killer stalking your every move? In the first of our Management March series, today Mike and Chris talk about high blood pressure and how we start to approach it. And, in what... more

How to Stay Thin when You Hate the Gym? Because there are so many other things you'd rather do than exercise, what are you going to do about it? Lots of people find it difficult to find the motivation to start or maintain an exercise... more

Mike and Chris put on their Lit Major sweaters today and provide a review and discussion, and sometimes critique of Mark Manson's The Subtle Art of Not GIving a F*CK. Curious? How does this self-proclaimed anti-self-help book stack... more

In today's HIIT episode, Mike and Chris explore this thing called High Intensity Interval Training. Why are so many people are into exercising until they barf? Is it worth it? Will it help you burn more fat and build a better beach bod? It's too late... more

We are very excited to have Dr. Yashar Khosroshahi join Michael and Crhris on the podcast this week! What is biofeedback? How do biofeedback and real-time data help us be more aware and effective in our lives? What's Heartmath? Are... more

They call it minfulness....or awareness, or intent, or being present, or living in the moment. Mindfulness is a trending topic these days and we all have been told we would be better off if we can be more mindful. But is that true? And what does... more

Who wants a bliss sandwich?! They're just as delicious as they sound. Today we peek behind the veil at the benefits and (risks?) of what we mean when we talk about meditation. What are the different types and when would you use them?... more

Welcome to Season 3 of the Health Happens Podcast. We are humbled and grateful you are still with us! We start this season talking about Substitutes for sleep. Wait, what? That's right. Can anything really take the place of sleep?... more

In what is surely Chris' favourite episode of the year, host Mike interviews the self-proclaimed "fascinating" guest Dr. Chris Pickrell, ND. We get the opportunity to peer into the depths of the fascinating brain of Dr. Pickrell. What elements... more

Today Chris does his best Barbara Walters impression as he sits down with Dr. Michael Frosina as a person and as an ND. Why did Mike, why does anyone, want to become an ND? In Mike's opinion, why do people fail in their health... more