• 01:00

    Anxiety management and the healthy alternatives to anti-anxiety medication.

    in Health

    Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Donald Brown will be discussing anxiety management and the healthy alternatives to anti-anxiety medication.


    Dr. Donald Brown is a naturopathic physician and a leading authority on the safety and efficacy of nutritional supplements, evidence-based herbal medicine, and probiotics. Dr. Brown currently serves as the Director of Natural Product Research Consultants in Seattle, WA. He is the author of Herbal Prescriptions for Health and Healing, a contributor to The Natural Pharmacy, the A-Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions, and The Textbook of Natural Medicine.

  • 00:11

    Dhana Blissett-Healthy Challenge Program to Counteract Medication Side Effects

    in Food

    Dhana Blissett, Nutritionist at Skyland Trail RTC in Atlanta Georgia joined Lon on August 1, 2014 to explain the pilot program they are starting called Healthy Challenge.  The students at Skyland Trail are enrolled there for treatment for fairly serious mental health issues.  Virtually all the students are on medications and since all medications have side effects that can be harmful, Skyland Trail established the Healthy Challenge pilot program to counteract these side effects in a holistic way.  The program is voluntary, but the positive preliminary results are convincing the staff to encourage all their students to be on this program eventually.  Healthy Challenge has three elements:  1.) strict attention to their diet.  2.) some form of physical activity.  That includes them wearing an activity meter measuring the steps they take in a day and each student has a pre-set goal of the number of steps they need to take.  And, 3.) a weekly psychoeducational session on topics such as obstacles to adequate physical activity or how to eat healthy while living a normal active lifestyle.


    Contact: Dhana Blissett,  303-315-8333  DBlissett@skylandtrail.org  www.skylandtrail.org


    This is one of a series of short interviews with innovative leaders in private parent-choice residential school or program helping struggling teens and young adults. To hear this whole series of interviews, click on "Follow" or go to www.strugglingteens.com

  • 00:30

    Will your medication run out? What will you do?

    in Health

    In a recent article in the New York Times points out that between 2007 and 2012 there had been a 3 fold increase in medication shortages. We're not talking asprin, we're talking live saving and live sustaining medications like nitroglycerine and cancer drugs that forces doctors into horrible situations. They have to find alternatives that may not work as well, or that is a place holder until the right medication comes along. This is costly because people will need to be in treatment for so much longer.


    Why do we have to be at the mercy of the big pharma and doctors? Can leading a healthier life eliminate the need for the medications? Do we have enough information on preventing cancer and other problems so we won’t have to rely on medications?


    Those are the topics I’ll be pondering today on Cross Link Radio.


    Cross Link Radio, health from the eye teeth on down. I’m here to help you understand some of the mysteries of health from the perspective of the oral health care provider, that’s me, Shirley Gutkowski. I’m a clinical dental hygienist since 1986. I’m in the prevention mode, helping you keep your health at its optimum.


    Host: Shirley Gutkowski
    Producer: Shirley Gutkowski

  • 00:31

    Major Depression: Medication and Non-Medication Pathways to Getting Better

    in Health

    J. John Mann, MD, PhD, Director of Research and Director of Molecular Imaging and the Neuropathology Division at the New York State Psychiatric Institute


    Jeffrey Miller, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry


    This talk will discuss 


    What is depressive illness and how does it differ from disappointment and normal sadness.


    When does it require treatment, and When is psychotherapy alone best


    When is medication useful


    How effective is psychotherapy and are there any drawbacks


    How effective are medications and what are the pros and cons of medication


    Why do medications and psychotherapy take so long to work


    Ketamine and new fast acting antidepressants


    Contact information for Molecular Imaging Department, please click here http://columbiapsychiatry.org/research/Molecular-Imaging-Neuropathology


    for Information on research studies call 646 774-7560 or http://columbiapsychiatry.org/mind/


    To listen to any of our archived shows on assorted psychiatry topics such as child and adolescent mental health, OCD, or earing disorders please go to Blogtalkradio.com/columbiapsychiatrynyspi


     

  • 00:19

    Pharmacy Podcast Episode 159 Medication Adherence Remind Technologies

    in Business

    Medication Adherence Remind Technologies 

    Remind Techologies has designed and developed the MindRx- the world's first smartphone based pill dispenser! Using an integrated case, the MindRx couples to an onboard software app to track, deliver and record medication dispensing and adherence.

    Nicole Pardo, President and CEO, Remind Technologies Inc.

  • 00:30

    Turning to self-medication to fill the empty space in life? PART 1

    in Self Help

    Many individuals find an emptiness in life because they lack healthy relationships or relationships of any kind!  How do you fill that void?  Do you turn to self-medication and self-harm?  Are you hurting yourself through behaviors that are poisoning your body as well as your mind?  Do you feel confused and wonder how to fill that void?  Are you identifying yourself based on your behaviors?  Seek the somplicity in finding the how to fill that void.  You need to understand that you are the solution and can do this!  Loving and healthy relationships.  But.....the question remains....how? We will begin our journey in this first part discussing the concept of whho is lonely, how we are filling that void and begin to look at simple solutions!  Please join us and share with us!  Email your questions ahead of time to thetajlgroup@gmail.com and reference this show!  Go to our website at www.thetajlgroup.com and live chat to share your questions and get some simple answers or other resources.  We want to help YOU!

  • 00:24

    Psychology of Medication for Adults with ADD / ADHD

    in Self Help

    Tara McGillicuddy welcomes back Dr. Ari Tuckman to ADHD Support Talk Radio. Tara and Dr. Tuckman will be discussing important issues related to the Psychology of Medication for Adults with ADD / ADHD .


    ADHD Support Talk Radio host Tara McGillicuddy is an internationally recognized ADD / ADHD expert. She is also a top ADHD Coach the founder of ADDClasses.com.

  • 01:01

    "Medication: Is It Right For Children To take It Or Not?"

    in Family

    In a world where we are looking for a label to put on everyone, medication has become prescribed more and more, especially for children.  Robbie Wright, M.D. will be our featured guest to address this controversial topic.  Dr. Wright is a child psychiatrist and will discuss when  to get your child evaluated for medication, as well as the harm medication can bring when not prescribed and monitored correctly.  If you’ve ever wondered about “why” children could benefit from medication, or want to weigh in on your feelings about children taking medication, this is the show for you.  Call in to (347)838-9737 and listen from your cell phone as Tom Stevens, LPC-S, RPT-S gets to the bottom of “when children should take medication”. 

  • 00:31

    Part II! Move Away from Self-Medication to Fill the Emptiness in Life!

    in Self Help

    PART II:  THE SOLUTIONS REVEALED!  Many individuals find an emptiness in life because they lack healthy relationships or relationships of any kind!  How do you fill that void?  Do you turn to self-medication and self-harm?  Are you hurting yourself through behaviors that are poisoning your body as well as your mind?  Do you feel confused and wonder how to fill that void?  Are you identifying yourself based on your behaviors?  Seek the somplicity in finding the how to fill that void.  You need to understand that you are the solution and can do this!  Loving and healthy relationships.  But.....the question remains....how? We will begin our journey in this first part discussing the concept of whho is lonely, how we are filling that void and begin to look at simple solutions!  Please join us and share with us!  Email your questions ahead of time to thetajlgroup@gmail.com and reference this show!  Go to our website at www.thetajlgroup.com and live chat to share your questions and get some simple answers or other resources.  We want to help YOU!

  • 00:32

    Can Your Medication Be Causing Nutritional Imbalances?

    in Self Help

    Did you know that taking certain medications can cause a deficiency of essential nutrients in your body?  


    Join me as I talk with Dr. Hyla Cass and we explore:


    - The negative side effects of many medications to your nutritional health


    - How you can effectivey use diet and natural supplements to address your health issues instead of medication 


    - How to address depression naturally without dependance of antidepressants 


     


    Nationally acclaimed innovator and expert in the fields of integrative medicine, psychiatry, and addiction recovery, Dr. Cass helps individuals to take charge of their health.

  • 00:32

    Interview with Wendi Combes on ADHD Medication Alternatives

    in Education

    Wendi Combes is a 


    Wendi Combes, RN is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience concentrated in pediatric oncology.  She found herself interested in alternative treatments when both of her daughters experienced various gastrointestinal problems at an early age. As a mother and a nurse she sought numerous avenues for help and along the way discovered the effectiveness and beauty of homeopathic and other natural remedies.  The last six years have been a journey into new territory rediscovering the amazing capacity of the body to heal when given the right catalysts.  She is very passionate about helping people find a more natural and holistic approach to health and wellness. She is currently being certified as a holistic health practitioner


    She is particularly interested in helping little kids stay off big medicines, through changes in diet and holistic remedies!


    Join us to share your concerns with your child's focusing issues. Are you looking for alternatives that are safe? Stay tuned to hear ground breaking new techniques and holistic therapy that have been a positive tool in the growing struggle between children and learning differences that affect their ability to really thrive.


     


     

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