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Many people are not aware of their gastrointestinal health, let alone their bowel habits. Yet, noticing subtle changes can be really important.
Guest: Dr Braham Rabinov
Dr Rabinov has has been practicing Holistic Medicine for over 30 years, with a particular focus on integrating evidence-based nutrition with standard medical practice, and where possible, addressing the underlying causes.
We discuss gastrointestinal health over two weeks, and have a special focus on irritable bowel syndrome.
the prevalence of gastrointestinal disorders
the most common gastrointestinal disorder
signs and symptoms to look out for
the underlying causes of irritable bowel syndrome
how and why it can happen
diagnosis and treatment that really gets to the bottom of things
Links from the episode: ACNEM | MMC - FODMAP | RPA - Elimination Diet Book
Dr Rabinov is holding a seminar on Gastrointestinal Health in Melbourne Australia on 29th June. Click here to book your seat.
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According to Corience: An Independent European Platform on Congenital Heart Defects, " As many as 40–60% of children with congenital heart defects are undernourished.
Healthy babies double their weight in 6 months; however, children with congenital heart defects put on weight more slowly. Their growth is also affected by the heart defect.
Why do children with congenital heart disease not grow as other children do? The answer is because the heart defect makes them need more energy. Their diagnosis might also complicate feeding for several different reasons. Heart failure makes them too tired to feed. Some of them might have trouble keeping down their feeds. Others seem to have difficulty in coordinating breathing and nursing.
This episode will investiage what kinds of equipment might be needed to help a babe with a congenital heart defect if that baby cannot nurse or feed normally. Listen as one mother shares her experience with her baby -- who needed a feeding tube. We'll also talk with a clinical psychologist who specializes in early infancy and childhood as well as eating disorders and tube feeding. She works for the NoTube Limited Liability Corporation, which was founded to help children all over the world to overcome the severe condition of tube dependency. Discover how one mother and a company over six thousand miles apart helped one little boy wean successfully from his feeding tube without ever leaving home!
"Oxalate is an antinutrient that is present at higher levels in some plant foods like spinach, nuts, and chocolate, but it is also a mitochondrial toxin and neurotoxin, and impairs calcium and iron regulation, all biotin-dependent enzymes, and many other enzymes." — Susan Costen Owens
Susan Costen Owens has lectured widely, both nationally and internationally. This graduate of Vanderbilt University with a masters degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas in Dallas has fifteen years of experience in autism research. She realized six years ago that the gut inflammation and leaky gut in autism and other developmental disorders would lead to increased absorption of oxalate from the diet with unknown consequences.
Through her project at the Autism Research Institute, this diet has led to the loss of the autism diagnosis in some children and improvements in pain, cognition, growth, motor skills, gastrointestinal function, and social interaction in countless others. Her internet group, Trying Low Oxalates has grown to more than 3000 people, including those with celiac disease, cystic fibrosis, myotonic dystrophy, Rett syndrome, MHE, bariatric surgery, short bowel syndrome, chronic pain syndromes like fibromyalgia, vulvodynia and bone pain, chronic fatigue, autoimmune conditions, and many other conditions, taking the study of oxalate’s relationship to disease far beyond the familiar turf of kidney stone disease.
It’s a well-known fact that developed countries suffer from an epidemic of allergies and chronic conditions such as IBS, arthritis, diabetes, cancer and heart disease. What is not so well known is that the majority of these illnesses – according to our guest today – are linked to poor gastrointestinal health, otherwise known as ‘leaky gut syndrome’.
In this inteview we will speak with Douglas Wyatt, Founder and Medical Director for the Center for Nutritional Research and CEO of Sovereign Laboratories is here today to discuss Leaky Gut Syndrome and why it’s such an important health issue today.
Meet top integrative, holistic and wellness-oriented physicians, authors and celebrities at the upcoming NAVEL wellness expo.
Nothing directly affects our health, wellness and longevity more than the water we drink, cook and shower with.We're told it's healthy for us to swallow in a glass of water but then again toothpaste companies are forced to warn us to call a Poison Control Center if we swallow the equivalent dose in toothpaste. ? It's affecting everybody's health and well-being. Harvard School of Medicine links Fluoride to Reduced Children's IQ, Improper Brain Development and Cognitive Disorders. The Lancet Medical Journal classifies it as a Harmful Neurotoxin like Lead, Arsenic and Mercury. Studies link it to Thyroid, Kidney & Gastrointestinal Problems, Increased Bone Fractures, Pineal Gland Calcification, Accelerated Aging & numerous Degenerative Diseases. Please take to to check out http://www.fluorideprotection.org and the Indie Gogo page that you will want to suport! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-get-the-f-out-of-austin
Free yourself & Embrace a Healthier YOU! Tenpenny Integrative Medical Center Middleburg Hts, Oh 440-239-3438 . Dr. Levatin had a private practice in the Boston Massachusetts area for the past 25 yrs. Raised in South Bend, Indiana she is happy to be returning to the Midwest. Dr. Levatin went to college at the University of Rochester, NY majoring in English & Psychology. She attended the George Washington Univ School of Medicine, graduating in 1982. & completing a pediatric internship & residency at the Univ of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey in 1986. Throughout her training Dr. Janet disagreed with much of what she observed in the conventional medical world. Due to her disappointment with the limits of conventional medicine, she began a quest to discover better ways of assisting patients with healing and health maintenance.
After researching a variety of modalities, Dr. Levatin settled on Homeopathy as her primary treatment modality. Her therapeutic regimens incorporate Herbs, Common-sense nutrition & a simple supplement regimen including vit D, iodine & trace minerals. She regularly makes referrals for chiropractic, craniosacral, allergy elimination & other modalities. Dr. Levatin treats adults and children.
Dr. Janet welcomes your calls & emails 440-239-3438 www.TenpennyIMC.com
Selenium is an essential mineral. Your body needs it to function. It protects your cells—and DNA—from free radical damage. But you may not be getting enough.
Selenium levels in soil vary from region to region. Poor soil quality and gastrointestinal illnesses put you at risk for low selenium levels. The problem is there are no clear signs of deficiency. Your first symptom could be low immunity, high blood sugar… Or worse. Don’t wait until you know you need more to start paying attention. Tune in Wednesday March 4, 2015 for the rest of the story.
In the last several weeks ee have interviewed numerous professionals like Susan Sneff, PhD on GMO and glyophosphates; Dr. Gaundry on APOE; and the Institute for Methylation and Bio Individualized Medicine taught a seminar covering epigenetics, methylation, gastrointestinal issues, immunology, neurotransmitters and neuropsychiatry, as well as hormonal balancing.
With all the goings-on, many people would like further information or the opportunity to ask questions. So, as I've done in the past, tonight will be your night.
At 8 PM (eastern time) on February 9, 2015, the phones will be open and Dr. Jess Armine will attempt to answer all your questions on any subject that we have covered.
I will try and have some friends standing by if I get stumped :-)
So please join us for a pleasant evening of questions and answers and bring us your tough cases and tough questions
Look forward to talking with you all
Dr. Jess :-)
Laurie Keefer, PhD is a health psychologist and Associate Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She directs the Center for Psychosocial Research, Practice and Training in GI Disorders, which has sustained National Institute of Health funding in the area of psychological interventions for digestive diseases since 2008 and hosts a fully integrated behavioral and nutrition service. Her Center has one of the few fully-integrated GI psychology program in the world and is involved in training a range of specialists in how to behaviorally manage patients with digestive health issues. Dr. Keefer will discuss the role of GI disorders when treating chronic pelvic pain.
ON this episode of Small Changes Big Shifts with Dr. Michelle Robin, you’ll meet motivational speaker John O’Leary. John O’Leary works with hundreds of organizations to transform today’s challenges into a foundation for incredible growth. He’s taught businesses key strategies to succeed in any environment. He empowers thousands of individuals around the world to lead fuller, more productive and inspired lives. Dr. Robin also introduces you to Connie Zack, co-owner and Chief Sales Officer of Sunlighten. Zack started the business in a basement in 1999. Her husband and co-founder Aaron Zack is the company’s CEO. Together, the Zacks have led Sunlighten to tremendous growth since those basement days.
Before starting Sunlighten, Connie held positions at Procter & Gamble ranging from Alternative Marketing Manager, District Pharmaceutical Sales Manager and Gastrointestinal National Manager. They’ll discuss the healing characteristics of infrared saunas
Dr. Stephanie Seneff is a Senior Research Scientist at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Why should this matter to you? Because she has found the link between genes and the severity of health problems following GMO exposure. The best of all is that the genes she'll uncover are available on both 23andMe and Sterling's App. Her belief is that perhaps the worst problem with GMO foods it that they lead to increased use of toxic herbicides. The widespread adoption of Roundup Ready crops has directly led to much greater use of Roundup, which is making its way to our dinner table. Contrary to popular belief, Roundup is toxic to humans. A remarkable number of modern diseases are rising in incidence in step with Roundup's increased usage on crops, and she believes she can explain the underlying mechanisms by which Roundup is contributing to these disease epidemics. To emphasise the seriousness of this, some might react to Roundup with only small effects, while others with a different gene profile experience life threatening health conditions and autoimmune reactions.
Dr. Stephanie Seneff's background info:
Stephanie Seneff has a Bachelor's degree from MIT in biology with a minor in food and nutrition, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, also from MIT. Her research over the past decade has focused on understanding the effects of certain environmental toxicants, such as aluminum and glyphosate, on human physiology. She proposes that a low-micronutrient, high-carbohydrate diet, combined with excess exposure to environmental toxicants, and insufficient sunlight exposure to the skin and eyes, play a crucial role in many modern conditions and diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, gastrointestinal problems, Alzheimer's disease and autism.
This week Dr. Cory Holly will expose the conspiracy that exists against our health through the foods we eat. You will discover why so many of us today are sick, struggling with obesity, auto immune disease, unexplained illnesses, infection and pre-mature death. If you want to find out why so many popular “healthy” foods: •Cause more damage and do the opposite of what they are advertised to do •Increase your risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis •Suppress thyroid function •Cause respiratory infections in infants •Cause an increase in allergies •Cause many gastro-intestinal ailments And so much more, then tune in this Wednesday at noon Pacific/3pm Eastern!
Dr. Cory Holly is the Founder & President of the Cory Holly Institute. As Canada's Ambassador of Sports Nutrition, Health & Fitness, and recipient of the 2003 CHFA Sports Nutrition Hall of Fame Award, Cory's objective is to strengthen sports nutrition awareness worldwide and bridge the enormous gap that exists between nutrition and fitness. As a health professional, teacher and mentor, Dr. Holly is committed to helping people integrate optimum nutrition, functional exercise and natural health products into their daily lives by providing them with the educational resources they need to accomplish this. To this end he created the Certified Sports Nutrition Advisor (CSNA) online education program. Dr. Holly has performed 1500+ public lectures and has personally visited over 5000 gyms/health food stores on six continents. His personal research interests include the influence of nutrition on genetic expression, fatty acid biochemistry, psychoneuroimmunology, exercise physiology and human motivation.