Summary: The 15-Minute Matrix with functional medicine nutritionist Andrea Nakayama. The podcast that brings you bite-sized insights and lessons on how to use the most important tool in Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition. Download this week's matrix: 15minutematrix.com
What are the triggers and mediators for food cravings? Could there be antecedents contributing to those uncontrollable urges as well? Dr. Kalish takes us well beyond willpower in this week’s episode of the 15-Minute Matrix.
PCOS is one of the most common hormonal disorders, and the most common cause of female infertility, impacting millions of women. While there is no cure for PCOS, we can support women in managing their symptoms, and a mindset shift is key. Amy shows us how in this week’s episode.
According to the principles of Precision Medicine, the physician of the future is a precisionist who sees patients not as an average, but as the unique individuals they are. In Precision Care, myriad tools and technologies are used to determine the patient’s needs for healing. In Functional Medicine and Nutrition, we draw upon similar concepts, as Dr. Grace Terrell explains.
When we support a cancer patient and survivor’s full body systems, we can help to improve their outcomes, not just for a long life, but for a life with less of the debilitating symptoms of the all-too-common impacts of cancer related fatigue. Dr. Chilkov weaves the matrix of what to consider in this week’s episode.
The web of interconnections in human biology can sometimes be a surprise when we’re taught to think through the narrow lens of addressing X (sign, symptom or diagnosis) with Y (pill or protocol). As Jessica Drummond shares in today’s podcast, high or low circulating cortisol is directly related to pelvic pain. Listen-in to connect some new dots to support your treatments for this patient population.
The doctor is not the patient’s “god”. Instead the doctor or practitioner is the patient’s “guide”. How do we help patients move toward finding the blessings in their signs and symptoms, and find the opportunity for transformation from victim to hero? Join Stacey Robbins for some deep wisdom about this often overlooked node on the Matrix.
Progesterone is a happy and calming chemical that’s not just for women and our hormone balance. It has myriad functions including regulating inflammation, mitochondrial function, bone, breast, heart, liver health and more. Tune-in and find out what Pg can do for you and the people you help!
Today we’re exploring health, breasts, science, history, and your call-to-action in listening in to this week’s episode with science writer Florence Williams is to think about your client’s breast history. It may be more important than you realized!
The birth control pill can wreak havoc on the full body systems. Nobody speaks into the myriad impacts of oral contraception use like Dr. Jolene Brighten, who takes us into a rapid fire discussion in this week’s episode of the 15-Minute Matrix.
Sometimes we need to help our patients understand that a ‘yes, and’ approach to managing chronic illness is necessary. (Yes to diet and lifestyle modification And, medical intervention may be necessary.) Eileen speaks to this beautifully. She’s a patient, an advocate and AIP diet guru.
As practitioners in the realm of Functional Medicine and Nutrition, we will all encounter those cases of SIBO that are not so straight-forward — where the treatment does not work or the patient does not respond. Tune-in here to consider some of the mechanisms behind complex SIBO cases.
Flaxseeds are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, and a powerful addition to your client’s and patient’s diets for myriad reasons which we explore in detail in this week’s episode with this hormone-balancing master coach.
Prebiotics selectively stimulate growth and activity of intestinal bacteria in the gut and promote health & wellbeing. They help keep the microflora balanced and discourage the growth of pathogenic organisms. But are they getting enough of your therapeutic attention?
According to Dr. Brogan’s research, clinical and personal experiences, the old story that depression is caused by a deficiency of serotonin, which led to widespread treatments using SSRIs, must be debunked. In this episode, Dr. Brogan addresses the assumptions and reductionist perspectives regarding this often misinterpreted neurohormone.
Glutathione is thought to be “the mother of all antioxidants”. It’s your primary antioxidant according to Dr. Ben Lynch, who takes us into the inside workings of this powerful compound in today’s episode of the 15-Minute Matrix.