The low FODMAP Diet for relief of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

December 7, 2018
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Dr. Onyx Adegbola, MD PhD, Founder of Casa de Sante, a company that makes & sells low FODMAP Certified products to give relief to people with IBS joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Onyx Adegbola discuss the following:

  1. What inspired you to start Casa de Sante?
  2. What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome and what are the symptoms?
  3. What are FODMAPS?
  4. How quickly can people find relief by switching to FODMAP Friendly diets?
  5. What kind of products do you offer through Casa de Sante?

SUMMARY: 76% of IBS patients following the lo FODMAP diet reported an improvement with their symptoms.


Casa de Sante is a low FODMAP brand for IBS founded by Dr. Onyx Adegbola, MD PhD, a physician scientist and former pharmaceutical executive.

Dr Adegbola received her PhD at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed her medical training at Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania.

A mother of rambunctious triplets, she has observed the effectiveness of the low FODMAP diet for IBS firsthand in her own family. Dr Adegbola is a member of Mensa who enjoys cooking and reading in her spare time.

 

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Website: casadesante.com

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Empowering Chiropractic Patients to Ask Better Questions

December 3, 2018
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Dr. Christine Goertz, who is the senor scientific advisor for the American Chiropractic Association as well as chairperson of ACA’s Committee on Quality Assurance and Accountability again joins eHealth Radio and the Chiropractor & Health News Channels. ACA represents members of the chiropractic profession nationwide and advocates for issues that are important to chiropractors and their patients.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Christine Goertz discuss the following:

  1. Shared decision making is a hot topic in health care circles. Can you explain to us what is meant by shared decision making, and what is the American Chiropractic Association doing to promote it?
  2. Tell us about ACA’s Choosing Wisely recommendations. The first one is about X-ray use for low back pain. I understand it’s one of the most widely adopted recommendations by groups participating in the Choosing Wisely program.
  3. Your recommendations also address X-ray for charting progress. What should patients be aware of?
  4. There are two recommendations that are similar – one is about the use of physical therapy modalities and another about the use of back supports without an active treatment plan. Can’t these things on their own provide relief?
  5. We have a very bad problem with opioid overuse and abuse in this country, and one of the biggest reasons why opioids are prescribed is for low back pain. What do patients need to know if they are experiencing chronic low back pain?

Christine Goertz, DC, PhD, is the Chief Operating Officer of the Spine Institute for Quality. She is also President of Christine Goertz LLC and an Adjunct Associate at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center.

Prior to joining Spine Institute for Quality, she was vice chancellor of research and health policy at Palmer College of Chiropractic for 11 years. Her 25-year research career has focused on working with multidisciplinary teams to design and implement clinical and health services research studies designed to increase knowledge about the effectiveness and cost of complementary and integrative healthcare delivery. She has extensive experience in the administration of federal grants, both as a principal investigator and as a program official at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Goertz has received more than $30 million in federal funding as an investigator, primarily from NIH and the Department of Defense. Her areas of focus include the investigation of manual therapies for spine-related disorders, and integrative healthcare for cardiovascular disease. Goertz serves on the Board of Governors for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, where she has assumed numerous leadership roles, and is a member of the NIH/NCCIH National Advisory Council. She also chairs the American Chiropractic Association’s Committee on Quality Assurance and Accountability.

Goertz received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University and her PhD in health services research, policy and administration from the University of Minnesota.

 

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Sprinjene, the newest innovative oral care for adults and kids

December 1, 2018
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Dr. Sayed Ibrahim, the CEO and Founder at SprinJene, an innovative provider of natural oral health products joins eHealth Radio and the Dental and Oral Health Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Sayed Ibrahim discuss the following:

  1. Can you tell us what made you create this natural toothpaste and what makes this product different than other natural or organic toothpastes?
  2. Can you talk us about your new US patent of the blackseed oil usage in your toothpaste? Why blackseed oil?
  3. What kind of certifications does Sprinjene have? Do you have a toothbrush as well?
  4. Which stores are you selling your toothpaste at? online? Amazon?
  5. What is next for Sprinjene? Any mouthwash , other products?

Dr. Sayed Ibrahim is the CEO and Founder of SprinJene, an innovative provider of natural oral health products.

A scientist committed to creating natural and healthy products for the educated consumer, Dr. Ibrahim is a pioneer who combines science and nature for safer, more effective natural oral care options to accommodate the needs of various lifestyles. He has patented an oral care composition, the toothpaste that contains extracts of Nigella Sativa, or black seed oil, and zinc.

Dr. Ibrahim’s toothpastes are the only toothpastes in the world that boast the following 5 certifications: Halal, Kosher, Cruelty-Free, Vegan and Gluten-Free.

Disrupting the oral health care sector with his patented formula, Dr. Ibrahim is a scientific executive with expertise in pharmaceutical and consumer health products and markets. He is an inventor, a chemist, a leader, and a scientist recognized for his product and technology innovations, leadership talents, scientific formulation skills and entrepreneurialism.

Today, Dr. Ibrahim’s SprinJene toothpastes can be found in more than 13 countries in major grocery chains and independent health stores and pharmacies, and on major e-commerce sites.

 

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Website: www.sprinjene.com

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Innovative new treatment option for erectile dysfunction

November 30, 2018
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Dr. Arash Akhavein, a urologist at Comprehensive Urology, located at the medical towers of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles that has advanced programs for the treatment of many urological conditions including prostate cancer, urinary incontinence, and erectile dysfunction joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Urology Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Arash Akhavein discuss the following:

  1. How prevalent is erectile dysfunction and who does it affect?
  2. How does low intensity shockwave therapy work?
  3. How does it differ from typical ED treatments?
  4. What kind of success have men seen with LISWT (low intensity shockwave therapy)?
  5. What should someone do if they think they have erectile dysfunction (ED)?

Dr. Arash Akhavein received his medical degree in Tehran, Iran graduating at the top of his class. He moved to Boston, MA in 2008 for post-doctoral research fellowship in Molecular Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, followed by clinical urology research at Massachusetts General Hospital, (both major teaching hospitals for Harvard Medical School) for about 2 years. Subsequently, he completed his urology residency training at University of Florida from 2010 to 2015. During residency, he continued his research activities in many urologic topics and presented his work at the American Urological Association (AUA) meetings. Dr. Akhavein received a best abstract award at the 2013 annual meeting in San Diego, CA, for his research, and his work was published on the front cover of the “AUA News” magazine.

After completion of his urology residency, Dr. Akhavein completed one year of clinical fellowship training and sub-specialized in advanced endourology and stone disease at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio (number one urologic institute in the country according to US News and world report. This allowed him to fine tune his minimally invasive endoscopic skills. Since completion of his training he has joined been practicing as an attending urologist at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles, CA with his partners at Comprehensive Urology.

 

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Website: comprehensive-urology.com

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Mastering Affluence: 6 Lessons to Create a Life You Love

November 26, 2018
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Carol Tuttle who is a teacher, speaker, healer, online influencer and pioneer in the field of personal development joins eHealth Radio and the Personal Development Channel. She’s the best-selling author of 5 books with her newest, Mastering Affluence: 6 Lessons to Create a Life You Love.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Carol Tuttle discuss the following:

  1. Share with us if you would key advice to implement positive thinking and emotional healing, and the details about themselves people often overlook when addressing their own problems.
  2. What is one thing people forget when starting to make a positive change in their life?
  3. Touch on energy profiling and healing, and how you can determine your profile and use it to gain clarity and insight.
  4. What are 6 different kinds of affluence (spiritual, mental, emotional, physical, financial, relationship) and the steps to incorporate all into your life?
  5. How can anyone finally break free from that toxic relationship?

Carol Tuttle is a teacher, speaker, energy healer, online influencer and pioneer in the field of personal development. She’s the best-selling author of 5 books: Remembering Wholeness, It’s Just My Nature, Discover Your Type of Beauty, The Child Whisperer and her newest, Mastering Affluence.

Carol started teaching others as a secondary education teacher. She then went online to build a 4-million-dollar company, Live Your Truth LLC, with customers and fans in 120+ countries. She is sought after to teach about healing, fashion and body image through her life-changing online programs, including The Carol Tuttle Healing Center, a comprehensive online library of healing sessions with life-altering results for over 1,000 clients. In the last few years, she went on a personal speaking tour and was met with sold-out audiences across the United States. Carol supports millions worldwide in creating more intentional lives and fulfilling relationships and is a regular contributor to top business, health and wellness sites including Entrepreneur, Business.com, Elite Daily, Bustle, Woman’s Day, Thrive Global, Healthy Living, My Domaine, She Knows, Working Mother and Psychology Today.

For more information, please visit https://ct.liveyourtruth.com and connect with her on Facebook @caroltuttle, Instagram @caroltuttle and on Pinterest @dressyourtruth.

 

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Website: www.CarolTuttle.com

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The Courage to Rise: Using Movement, Mindfulness, and Healing Foods to Triumph over Trauma

November 21, 2018
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Liz Arch, International Yoga Instructor, the Creator of Primal Yoga and Author of The Courage to Rise: Using Movement, Mindfulness, and Healing Foods to Triumph over Trauma joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Liz Arch discuss the following:

  1. Domestic Violence is a silent epidemic: Did you know...
  2. What is Trauma-Informed Yoga?
  3. How does Trauma-Informed Yoga differ from mainstream yoga?
  4. Share with our listeners, research-backed tools to help people heal and release trauma in the body and mind.
  5. You are releasing your first book this December, The Courage to Rise, tell us about the book and what you hope readers will take away?
  6. Where can listeners pre-order a copy?

Liz Arch is an international yoga teacher, martial artist, author, mom, and the creator of Primal Yoga®, a dynamic fusion of yoga and martial arts focused on empowerment and self-healing. She is also a certified Domestic Violence Counselor Advocate and currently serves as the West Coast director of the nonprofit organization Purple Dot Yoga Project, which uses yoga as a healing tool to help individuals overcome the trauma of domestic violence. She leads transformative teacher trainings, workshops, and retreats around the world.

Liz has a diverse background in several different martial arts styles including traditional Northern-style Kung Fu, Yang-style Tai Chi, Self-Healing Qigong, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She holds a Tai Chi Quan Certification from the Beijing Tai Chi and Kung Fu Academy located in Santa Monica, CA and has competed and medaled in local and national Kung Fu and Tai Chi competitions. She holds multiple yoga certifications, including a SmartFlow Yoga certification from Annie Carpenter, a Yoga Tune Up® certification from Jill Miller, and a Trauma-Informed Yoga certification from Hala Khouri and Kyra Haglund. She is also trained in Yoga Nidra and breathwork for trauma release. In addition to her movement background, she holds a plant-based nutrition certificate from Cornell’s T. Collin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies.

Liz has appeared on the covers of international magazines including Yoga Journal, Om Yoga Magazine, and Yoga Life Magazine. She has also been featured in national ad campaigns for Under Armour and contributes as a health and wellness expert for MyFitnessPal, the world’s most popular health and fitness app.

She is a firm believer in the capacity of yoga to heal on a physical and emotional level and is passionate about helping people step into their greatest strength, personal empowerment, and resiliency.

For more information, please click here.

For more information on her book, “The Courage to Rise: Using Movement, Mindfulness, and Healing Foods to Triumph over Trauma” click here.

 

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Websites: https://www.lizarch.com | PrimalYoga.com

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Your Heartburn Pill May Be Killing You with Dr. David Kahana

November 20, 2018
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Dr. David Kahana, a Gastroenterologist & Physician Nutritionist joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel to discuss why your heartburn pills may be killing you and causing more damage than you know.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. David Kahana discuss the following:

  1. According to U.S. population surveys published by Gallup, 44% of all Americans experience heartburn at least once a month. More than 100 million prescriptions are written annually for a class of heartburn medications called proton-pump inhibitors (PPI). What are PPI's?
  2. What are the dangers of using PPI's longterm?
  3. What are some lifestyles changes that people can make to combat heartburn?
  4. What are some natural foods that people can introduce into their diet to help with acidic stomach?
  5. Are there any supplements that people can take on a daily basis to help?

Dr. David Kahana was trained in Chicago, Israel, Minnesota, and UCLA, where he was also faculty for several years before opening his Center for Digestive Health & Nutritional Excellence in Torrance, CA, in 2011.

Dr. Kahana is the 2018 President of the National Board of Physician Nutritionists and has published in peer-reviewed journals and written for multiple medical textbooks. He serves on national committees for nutrition and inflammatory bowel disease and also runs a colon cancer prevention program for LA County.

Dr. Kahana has a strong interest in medical nutrition and practices nutritional therapy of many gastrointestinal conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastroesophageal reflux, chronic constipation, Celiac disease, food allergy and intolerance, eosinophilic esophagitis, as well as gastrointestinal disorders in Autism. Approaching disease with a holistic perspective, Dr. Kahana strives to integrate complementary medicine with conventional practice, while working with dietitians and nutritionists to provide patients with a comprehensive insight into overall health.

Dr. Kahana is skilled in upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, capsular endoscopy, liver biopsy, esophageal pH probe monitoring, and is testing new techniques for studying microbial influences on health and disease. He loves to teach and offers many lectures on topics such as nutrition, inflammation, and the impact on health, probiotics and prebiotics, food intolerance and the benefit of a hypoallergenic diet, among others. Formally at Harbor- UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Kahana is now the Medical Director at The Center for Digestive Health & Nutritional Excellence, located in the South Bay in Torrance, CA, with a focus in clinical care on medical nutrition.

Dr. Kahana is a member of the following academies and societies:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • American Gastroenterology Association (AGA)
  • American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)

Dr. Kahana also volunteers as a medical consultant for a non-profit organization called What’s In Your Lunchbox (WIYLBox) and as a medical provider for a specialty camp for children with chronic illnesses called The Painted Turtle Camp. Dr. Kahana was recently elected to be the Treasurer/Secretary of the Board of Directors for the National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists. He also sits on the Nutrition Committee for the Providence Hospital Network, where he is helping establish a nutrition program for patients with IBD.

 

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Website: https://1md.org

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The importance of choosing a Dentist who is investing in today’s dental technology!

November 19, 2018
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Brett Wilson, President at Digital Doc LLC, the leader in cavity detection technology for Dentists joins eHealth Radio and the Dental Health and Health News Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Brett Wilson discuss the following:

  1. Tell us a little bit about your experience in the dental field? What is Digital Doc, why are you so passionate about dental health technology?
  2. What are the top three things consumers should be asking on their initial phone call when vetting a new dentist?
  3. How has dentistry evolved? Should patients expect a different experience than they did 20 years ago?
  4. What is DigitalDoc doing to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to serving dentists and patients?
  5. Do you have any advice for patients who feel like their dentist may be behind when it comes to dental technology?

Digital Doc has been family owned and operated for almost 20 years. Digital Doc is the leading manufacturer of intra-oral dental cameras in the US. They're tagline is, "See More. Do More." This means that the driving force of their business is giving Dentists the tools to "See More" through the use of Digital Doc products allowing Dentists to "Do More" meaning, offering more accurate cavity detection and preventative dental care solutions.

At the heart of the company is a desire to create products that inspire change. They are able to deliver this through the designing and building of premium intra-oral cameras that create emotionally charged imagery. These crystal clear images drive impactful clinical conversations that result in increased patient education and preventative dental care.

For 17 years Brett has pursued ambitious results from his work selling and managing in the dealer network, running the family business, Digital Doc, to creating new start-ups.  His experience integrating industry-leading technology leads his constant drive to improve innovation.  One of his core values ‘being the change you wish to see’ motivates Brett, keeping him focused on developing individuals to seek both personal and professional growth.

 

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Website: digi-doc.com

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Medicine X: Explaining medical conditions through storytelling

November 17, 2018
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Madison Lazas, Partnerships and Public Relations Manager at Medicine X, an educational initiative that explains complicated medical conditions to patients through storytelling joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Madison Lazas discuss the following:

1. Why was Medicine X created?
2. How is Medicine X different to other companies offering patient education?
3. Why do you feel the storytelling approach works so well?
4. How and by whom are the stories written?
5. What medical conditions do you 'xplain'?
6. Does Medicine X offer any other services other than the digital story?


Medicine X is a team of doctors and artists dedicated to creating accessible and easily-digestible medical information for all patients, through interactive illustrations. We believe everyone should be educated and empowered in order to take part in their own medical decisions, regardless of age, gender, culture or condition. Medicine X continues dedicating its resources to help its global audience fully understand medical conditions. All stories are reviewed and edited by leading health care specialist and opinion leaders in order to ensure all medical content is accurate and up to date. For more information on Medicine X and their latest project, please visit: www.medicinex.com.

 

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Website: www.medicinex.com

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Story Websites:
www.alzheimersxplained.com
www.migrainexplained.com
www.dgxplained.com

Holland Bloorview: A Global Player in Kids Rehabilitation

November 16, 2018
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Dr. Tomas Paus, Director of Population Neuroscience and Developmental Neuroimaging Program at Holland Blooview Hospital joins eHealth Radio and the Children's Health & Health News Channels to discuss life-changing research findings that will impact the lives of kids, youth, and families across the globe.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Tomas Paus discuss the following:

  1. Holland Bloorview is known to be a global player in kids rehabilitation. Tell us more about that and how the hospital is leading the way in “big data” as part of health care.
  2. Talk to us about your upcoming research and the latest study you are conducting.
  3. When you say for the first time this type of research is being conducted, why do you feel this research is critical to the advancement of healthy brain development in individuals with or without a disability?
  4. You coined the term “population neuroscience”. Tell us what that means exactly.
  5. How long do you believe the study will take and what do you hope to achieve from the research findings.
  6. How will your research remove boundaries faced by individuals growing up with disabilities?
  7. How will Holland Bloorview leverage the research innovations to develop market-ready products to support kids with disabilities?
  8. What do you feel are the global implications of this study. How will this benefit US children as well?

Dr. Tomas Paus, Director of Population Neuroscience and Developmental Neuroimaging Program, Holland Blooview Hospital is a distinguished senior scientist, and director of Population Neuroscience & Developmental Neuroimaging for Holland Bloorview’s research institute (the Bloorview Research Institute). This critical new role supports Holland Bloorview as the future home of Ontario’s first, fully-accessible child-friendly research MRI and further establishes itself as a premier international center for the study of child and youth brains.

Over the past 15 years, Paus’ work has focused on brain maturation, particularly in adolescence. His interest in population neuroscience – the “big data” approach to studying how brain structure and function is shaped by the interaction of genes and our environment – is vital to the Bloorview Research Institute’s growth strategy, which includes state-of-the-art discovery hubs in machine learning and artificial intelligence, imaging, and neuromodulation.

The Bloorview Research Institute is the research arm of Holland Bloorview, an academic health science center fully affiliated with the University of Toronto.

 

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Website: www.hollandbloorview.ca

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