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Shemane Nugent and her rockstar husband, Ted built the house of their dreams. What they didn't know was their sanctuary was killing them.Shemane Nugent and her rockstar husband, Ted built the house of their dreams. It was featured on the popular show, MTV cribs. What they didn't know was their sanctuary was killing them. Eventually, they would discover the culprit that was taking a toll on their emotional and physical health was life-threatening toxic mold.She was eventually able to heal herself and her family from natural remedies and functional medicine, and she shares her story in the new documentary Killer House. If you're experiencing unresolved fatigue, headaches, brain fog, chronic sinus, or stomach issues, your house could be to blame.Shemane is a New York Times bestselling author and an international fitness presenter and instructor for more than 40 years as a program developer for Zumba training instructors worldwide. She's the author of "Married To A Rockstar", "Four Minutes to Happy," and co-author of the New York Times bestselling book "Kill It and Grill It" with her husband, legendary rocker, Ted Nugent.
How do you talk to kids about dangerous internet and TikTok challenges?Just when it seems like these challenges are out of the news, something else pops up.Social media rewards outrageous behavior. No one is getting “likes” for cleaning up their bedroom.Teens are impulsive. Their brains haven’t developed enough to fully grasp the consequences of dangerous behaviors.How do you talk to kids about these dangerous challenges?If it says "challenge," it’s probably a horrible idea. There are exceptions, like the ALS ice bucket challenge. But, as a general rule, they should avoid things labeled as challenges.Encourage your kids to try to freak you out with the most shocking thing they’ve encountered. You’ve seen some things in your day. The trick is not to freak out when they tell you the crazy thing that happened. Help them build the skill of judging risk by talking about what they witnessed and what could happen next in a similar situation. They have to learn how to think through these things for themselves.Listen as Dr. David Hill joins Melanie Cole, MS in this encore episode from 2018, to discuss how to help your kids develop the judgment to keep them away from dangerous behaviors.
Zoë Kors draws on her experience as a sex and intimacy coach and thought leader to share her powerful methodology for nurturing and sustaining our intimate relationships.Part practical guide, part client stories, part personal narrative, Zoë Kors draws on her experience as a sex and intimacy coach and thought leader to share her powerful methodology for nurturing and sustaining our intimate relationships. Zoë addresses an array of concepts, including boundaries, attachment, and self-esteem.She busts the myth that sex and love are inseparable and introduces the groundbreaking concept of energetic intimacy. Ultimately, Zoë delivers a rich and varied understanding of human sexuality and intimacy through the lens of the body, brain, heart, spirit, and culture.Zoë Kors is a sex and intimacy coach, author, podcaster, and sought-after thought leader. She literally wrote the book on Intimacy—Radical Intimacy: Cultivate the Deeply Connected Relationships You Desire and Deserve. Zoë is the resident sex and intimacy coach at sexual wellness app Coral. She is the former Senior Editor and Creative Director of LA Yoga Magazine. In addition to a thriving private practice, Zoë offers her services through the Center for Relational Healing, which specializes in the treatment of sex addiction and betrayal trauma. As a member of the CRH team, Zoë works with clients to reintroduce healthy sexuality and intimacy.
Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know. Another reason to not take metformin until its needed Sharp rise in blood pressure on standing tied to elevated risk for cardiovascular & kidney events Regular physical activity independently tied to decreased risk of dementia Climate change leads to a 20-day lengthening of the pollen season Lots of napping in seniors could raise the risk for Alzheimer's PLUS so much more...
Bill Protzmann, an accomplished musician who has spent decades studying the healing power of music, shares how to use music functionally in everyday situations.Music is something most people enjoy but research shows it also has therapeutic and healing properties.Music can help decrease chronic pain and lower depression. The right song can stimulate serotonin and dopamine levels, the body’s neurotransmitters that regulate emotional well-being. It can help lower heart rate, blood pressure, and reduce the stress hormone called cortisol.Joining Dr. Friedman is Bill Protzmann, an accomplished musician who has spent decades studying the healing power of music.He is a successful IT entrepreneur who holds magna cum laude degrees in piano performance and creative writing. He’s an Associate Member of the American Music Therapy Association and a member of the Healing Music Organization.In this encore episode from December 2019, Dr. Friedman chats with Bill on how to use music functionally in everyday situations including improving performance at work, strengthening communication and relationship skills, and combatting depression.
These have been unprecedented times for medical care really across the board. But for pregnant women, this was an especially difficult time to navigate.These have been unprecedented times for medical care really across the board. But for pregnant women, this was an especially difficult time to navigate.Dr. Wendy Hasson joins Melanie this episode to talk about pregnancy during COVID-19, the safety of vaccines, and how they affect the baby and shares her own story of how she got vaccinated & boosted while carrying her second child. At the time of this taping, she was 37 weeks pregnant!Dr. Hasson is the Medical Director of the PICU at Randall Children's Hospital.
What can you do to improve your health and at the same time improve the health of our home planet?What can you do to improve your health and at the same time improve the health of our home planet? Do you want to be a healthier and more sustainable consumer?In her straightforward, easy-to-understand book, dietitian and environmentalist Dr. Dana Ellis Hunnes outlines the actions we can all take. Many people feel overwhelmed by the scope of climate change and believe that only large, sweeping changes will make any difference. Yet the choices we make every day can have effects on climate change, the oceans, the land, and other species.This book outlines the problems we are facing, and then presents ideas or 'recipes' to empower us, to help us all make a difference. Recipe For Survival provides the guidance that you can use right now to improve your health, your family's health, and the health of the environment simultaneously.Dr. Dana Ellis Hunnes is a practicing dietitian, educator, and researcher who has dedicated herself to understanding the relationships between climate change, food choices, and food security and how they affect our health. At UCLA Medical Center, she works with hundreds of individuals every year who suffer from debilitating chronic diseases and guides them toward a healthier lifestyle.
Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know. Can a wearable for sleep positioning help with GERD Medical marijuana ups the odds for overuse and no benefit for health besides sleep 15 foods that cause bloating Cocoa flavanol supplements are beneficial Should you drink warm or cold water? PLUS so much more...
We've all heard the saying that our genes determine our destiny.We've all heard the saying that our genes determine our destiny. If your parents died in their early seventies, that means you are more likely to die in your seventies. A family history of chronic disease means you're more likely to get it.Even obesity is blamed on our family tree. Well, our guest today, Dr. Kara Fitzgerald says it's not genetics that determines our age and level of health, it's our epigenetics. Research shows by using diet and lifestyle modification, we have the innate ability to reverse our biological age.Dr. Fitzgerald is a doctor of naturopathic medicine and an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner.She's the lead author and editor of case studies and integrative and functional medicine and became the first-ever recipient of the Emerging Leadership Award from the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute, as a leading voice in the intersection of nutrition epigenetics and aging. Her new book is called "Younger You: Reduce Your Bio Age and Live Longer and Better."
Simple tips to show your children that you love them on each and every day.It seems straightforward to show love to your kids. But, every parent and every child is different.First, your words have an impact. Sarcasm and mocking can be upsetting to your child. Be positive and find kinder ways to communicate that don’t make your child feel inferior.Second, express gratitude and respect for your child. “Please,” “thank you” and “you’re welcome” are important phrases for communication. They may just help you get that smart device set aside for family time by respectfully making requests.Additionally, hugging is important. They’re great for expressing love and encouraging physical closeness. Hugs can be calming for parents and children alike.Schedule family times and be sure to keep them. Give your children the time they need. You’re cultivating the way they succeed in their future relationships.Listen as Dr. Naveen Mehrotra joins Melanie Cole, MS, in this encore episode from 2018 to share how you can demonstrate your love for your child.
Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know. What test predicts cognitive function and erectile dysfunction 10 years ahead of time Benefits of dark chocolate Can coffee cure a hangover? Alcohol & LDL cholesterol Changes in diet quality from 2001 to 2018 PLUS so much more...
You played in the dirt as a kid. But why did you ever stop?You played in the dirt as a kid. But why did you ever stop?Our gardens provide beauty, food, and a respite from the world. And they can also become a source of positive environmental change. In her book Grow Now, Emily Murphy shares easy-to-follow principles for regenerative gardening that foster biodiversity and improve soil health and shows how every single yard mirrors and connects to the greater ecosystem around us.Grow Now provides a roadmap to tap into the power of regenerative growing with a set of easy-to-follow principles for fostering biodiversity, caring for soil, rewilding, and planting your way to a better future.Emily Murphy is a regenerative organic gardener, photographer, designer and the author of the Amazon bestseller GROW WHAT YOU LOVE and a leading proponent of regenerative organic growing and garden-based climate activism. She’s a plantsperson, designer, educator, and photographer trained in ethnobotany, environmental science, and garden design.
Learn more about the science of hope theory and how it relates to health.Do you know the difference between false hope and true hope?Libby Gill has spent years studying the science of hope theory, which is "the interconnection between beliefs and behaviors." In her book, The Hope-Driven Leader, she set out to explore how this theory can shift mindsets from siloed to collaborative and productivity levels from sluggish to robust.She also applies this theory to one's health and the ability to aid in addressing a range of diseases, even cancer, in this encore episode from 2018.
Masks are still an incredibly important tool in the fight against COVID-19.Masks are still an incredibly important tool in the fight against COVID-19. But protests, politics, and overall COVID fatigue are leading to many people taking them off in public now. But masks can still help our kids head into big crowds at school whether it's a kindergarten class or a college lecture.Dr. Hannah Lichtsinn joins us today to talk about the history of masks, how they're still helping and why you should still send your children to school masked up for the time being.
Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know. Intermittent fasting: how it works and the 4 types explained E-cigarettes increase the risk of prediabetes Moderate wine consumption with meals helps reduce type 2 diabetes risk Staying fit helps keep Alzheimer's at bay Does Inulin improve gut health PLUS so much more...