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Summary: RadioMD’s “talking” Health A-Z Interviews with experts in the world of health, including world-renowned physicians, authors and celebrities in every area of health, wellness, fitness and medicine. Learn the best ways to stay fit, stay healthy and stay well.
Ten easy-to-follow tips for improving your nutritional state and well being.These top 10 nutrition tips provide high quality, easy-to-follow strategies for improving your nutritional state and overall well-being. They are perfect for posting on a refrigerator and sharing with your friends. However, these tips and ideas are just a starting point. In this segment you will find a wealth of suggestions that can help you get started toward a healthier diet and lifestyle. Dr. Kathy Gruver joins Dr. Mike to help you choose even just one change that you can make today and move toward a healthier you.
Are you stressed out? Here are some herbs and spices that can safely help you de-stress.The next time you are stressed, don't let it get you down. There may just be an herb or spice that can help you relieve some of whatever is burdening you. Herbalists and Chinese medicine practitioners have used herbs and spices for reducing stress for many, many years. And, according to these practitioners and their patients, these herbs work really well. The previously anecdotal evidence is now becoming more and more supported, following well-designed human clinical studies. Dr. Mike and mind-body expert, Dr. Kathy Gruver, explore the research and the impressive implications.
Do you get unhealthy food cravings? There are healthy substitutes that will still satisfy without all the guilt. Even if you’re not tempted by the sight of fresh donuts or frosted cupcakes, surely there’s something unhealthy you crave from time to time. Of course, just because you’re tempted doesn't mean you have to submit to temptation. As a matter of fact, sometimes you can substitute your unhealthy food craving with something that is actually healthy. Dr. Mike helps you find healthy substitutes that will still satisfy without all the guilt.
Learn how the popular Kellogg's company may be putting you and your family at risk.If toxic food coloring and dangerous preservatives weren't enough to put you on alert, now there's more bad news from the corporate food world. Is the popular Kellogg's company putting profits ahead of safety? Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Be aware! Learn these eight early signs that toxicity is affecting your health and how you can combat it.Toxins are all around you, affecting your health every single second. Toxic bodies, toxic minds, dysfunction in your systems... all of these are a valid concern in this day and age. But what is the first sign to look for? What sort of symptoms should you be aware of? We fill you in on eight early signs that toxicity is affecting your body, as well as what to do about it so it clears safely and effectively.
Corn Syrup, GMOs, chemicals linked with asthma... what are they doing in your beer?Corn Syrup, GMOs, chemicals linked with asthma... what are they doing in your beer? Alcohol in moderation has actually been proven to be healthy. However, if your choice of alcohol has been modified with chemicals, any healthy aspect goes right out the window - and puts you in danger. So put down your Bud, and listen in to learn the potential health risks of alcohol consumption.
Sadly, cancer prevention is not emphasized in either medicine or the environment. But that doesn't mean you can't protect yourself.Sadly, cancer prevention is not emphasized in either medicine or the environment. The new research is out, and it doesn't look good for you or your family members when it comes to toxic exposure to carcinogens. But that doesn't mean you can't protect yourself and your loved ones. Learn how you can avoid dangerous carcinogens such as lead, arsenic, DDE, and others.
Antibiotic resistance is caused by one thing: over-prescribing. Find out how you can protect yourself and your family from this potentially deadly issue.Antibiotic resistance is caused by one thing: over-prescribing. In addition, antibiotics have been linked to autoimmune disease, cancer, and other medical conditions. If your doctor isn't listening to you when it comes to antibiotics, you need to put your foot down. It is time to limit antibiotic use, or suffer the consequences. Listen in to find out how you can protect yourself and your family from this potentially deadly issue.
Nearly every U.S. household owns at least one TV. But many families may be unaware of the injury risks TVs pose to young children.Nearly every household in the United States owns at least one television. But many families may be unaware of the injury risks televisions pose to young children. A study in the August 2013 issue of Pediatrics (published online July 22), "Television-Related Injuries to Children in the United States, 1990-2011," found that more than 17,000 children are treated in U.S. emergency departments each year for a TV-related injury, equaling one child every 30 minutes. Injuries caused by falling TVs accounted for 12,300 injuries among children under age 18 in 2011, which was a 125% increase from the number in 1990. Almost half – 46 percent – occurred from a TV falling off a dresser or armoire, with another 31 percent falling from an entertainment center or TV stand. Don't let your child become one of these horrifying statistics. Special guest, Dr. Gary Smith, shares ways to safeguard your home and children from falling TV sets.
Having trouble breastfeeding, and feel like giving up? Don't quit yet. Learn the best tips on giving your baby the healthiest start on life.The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recommended breastfeeding for the first year of a newborn's life. But is breastfeeding right for you? Do you even know where to begin? Or, have you had trouble and feel like giving up? Don't quit just yet. Pediatric and breastfeeding expert, Dr. Lori Feldman-Winter, offers you the very best tips on breastfeeding and giving your baby the healthiest start on life.
Could giving babies formula in the hospital help moms be more successful at long-term breastfeeding?You've heard the expression "breast is best." But could giving babies a little formula in the hospital help moms be more successful at long-term breastfeeding? Or is it better to not give any formula at all? What does the research show? Are there situations when it IS good for babies to get some formula, for instance, if they're losing more weight than is normal? Recently an internet-fueled fad of sharing milk among moms has gained popularity. But is it OK to give another woman's milk to your baby? Is there any time when donor milk is recommended? Learn the answers to all of these questions and more with special guest, Dr. Lori Feldman-Winter.
Female Athlete Triad is a serious health issue that involves disordered eating, low bone mass, and cessation of the menstrual cycle.Female Athlete Triad is a serious health problem that involves disordered eating, low bone mass, and amenorrhea (cessation of the menstrual cycle) in female athletes. The condition is most common in sports that emphasize leanness, such as cross country running, gymnastics, and figure skating. In the past 25 years, much has been learned about symptoms, risk factors, causes, and treatment strategies for Female Athlete Triad. Special guest, Dr. Mitchell J. Rauh, has been extensively involved in investigating the concerns of this debilitating condition, which can lead to serious future health problems. Dr. Rauh shares some important information for you to consider if you, your daughter, or another female you know is heavily involved in athletics.
Do you realize that just because you are female, you are more susceptible to sports injuries?Have you ever been injured while exercising? If you're a woman, there's a great chance that your answer is YES. That is because females are statistically more susceptible to sports injuries. Whether it is plantar fasciitis, a pulled hamstring or a torn rotator cuff, women have a higher percentage of injuries from athletics and exercise than men. Why is this the case? And is there anything you can do, as a woman, to prevent these injuries? Special guest, Dr. Mitchell J. Rauh, weighs in on the phenomenon and shares ways you can protect yourself from being a victim of injury.
Do you really have to work out for 60-90 minutes a day? If you do six 10-minute mini workouts throughout the day, can you still get results?Do you have the time to work out for 60-90 minutes a day? If you're like most people in this fast-paced, stressed-out world, that answer is no. So... if you are short on time, is it better to exercise only for the time you have, or must you do the whole thing at once to make a difference? Can you split your exercise up to many mini workouts and still get results? For instance, if you do six 10-minute workouts throughout the day will you still be able to get in shape and feel great? Fitness expert, Richard Cotton, shares some helpful and valuable information in regards to these mini workouts. If you're strapped for time, you don't want to miss this interview.
Do you like to exercise first thing in the morning? Or wait until after work? Does the time of day you exercise affect your results?Are you a morning person? Do you like to exercise first thing and get it over with? Or, do you prefer to exercise when you get off work to give yourself that feel-good experience after a long, stressful day? Maybe your workout window of choice is lunch time. You know exercise is good for you; but could the time of day you choose to exercise affect your results? Special guest, Richard Cotton, explains why you might want to adjust your schedule when it comes to working out.