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Optimize Your Gut and Reclaim your Life, Health and Happiness

Optimize Your Gut and Reclaim your Life, Health and Happiness

February 22, 2020




Sarah Spann, Digestion Diva, holistic nutritionist and wellness coach that helps people to get back the freedom, energy and vitality their digestive issues have taken away joins eHealth Radio and the Digestive & Nutrition Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Sarah Spann discuss the following:

  1. Can you tell us a bit about yourself and how this passion to help people suffering from digestive disorders came about?
  2. Why are we seeing such an increase in rates of digestive disorders?
  3. Why are there so many different opinions when it comes to diet and how do people know what’s right for them?
  4. What is the gut-brain connection and how does it impact your gut health?
  5. How do you know if stress is affecting your digestion?
  6. If someone is listening and has a digestive issue, where should they start?

Sarah Spann is a clinical nutritionist specializing in digestive disorders and is based in Brisbane, Australia. She is dedicated to changing the paradigm of gut health and works with clients all over the world to help them get back the freedom, energy and vitality that their digestive issues have taken away. Sarah is passionate about helping people to uncover the cause of their digestive problems and nurture themselves back to feeling like the healthiest and most vibrant versions of themselves.

Sarah was drawn to nutritional medicine after a long history of poor gut health including her diagnosis of coeliac disease. With over 10 years of combined personal and clinical experience, Sarah has a deep understanding of the unique and holistic approach required to facilitate long-lasting gut health.

Sarah is a graduate of the Australasian College of Natural Therapies (Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine) and is registered with the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. Her obsession with learning continues and, along with regularly attending industry conferences and keeping up to date with the latest research, she is in her final year of completion of a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine).





Social Media Links:
Instagram: @therealsarahspann 

Common household products and toiletries harming our hormones

Common household products and toiletries harming our hormones

February 14, 2020




Dr. Mel Schottenstein, a Naturopathic Doctor at Tutera Medical that offers both Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy as well as a Toxic Hormone Detox Program joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel. She has training in Swiss Biological Medicine, Integrative Oncology and Regenerative Medicine.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Mel Schottenstein discuss the following:

  1. Is it true that many common household products and toiletries could actually be harming our hormones?
  2. How can we find out if are being exposed to these toxic hormones?
  3. Do people tend to feel symptomatic when they are exposed?
  4. Why is it so important to eliminate these foreign hormones?
  5. How do we get rid these endocrine disrupting chemicals?

Dr. Mel Schottenstein is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio and studied Women, Gender, Sexuality, and History of Science and Medicine at Harvard University for her undergraduate degree. Interested in learning skills of medical mediation and to promote cultural competency amongst health care providers, she completed a Master’s degree in Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. Subsequently, Dr. Mel acquired a Naturopathic Medical Degree at Bastyr University in WA. While in school, Dr. Mel received additional training in Biological Medicine under the direct tutelage of Dr. Thomas Rau, Chief Medical Director of the Paracelsus Clinic, Switzerland. Additionally, she completed training in Neural therapy, Biofeedback, Homeopathy, Naturopathic Oncology, BHRT, Botanical Medicine, Environmental Medicine, and IV Therapy.

Post-graduation, Dr. Mel entered a Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program as well as a Masters in Ayurvedic Medicine. She has received training in Medical Aesthetics from the National Laser Institute and the National Institute for Medical Aesthetics. Dr. Mel became certified as a Wahls Protocol Health Professional and is receiving post-doctoral training in Functional Neurology from the Carrick Institute. Dr Mel completed post-graduate certification as a Swiss Biological Medicine Provider from the Swiss Biological Medicine Academy. Her training at Swiss Biomed concluded with a one-on-one internship with Dr. Thomas Rau in Switzerland. While in Europe, Dr. Mel received training in use of the Weber Endolaser in Germany and PRGF therapies from the Biotechnology Institute in Spain. Dr. Mel has also completed the Integrative Cancer Therapy Fellowship from the American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine (A4M).  She is currently pursuing training on Peptide Therapy for various regenerative purposes.





Social Media Links:
Twitter: @TuteraMedical

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Making Workplace Wellness Work for You

Making Workplace Wellness Work for You

February 8, 2020




Pearce Fleming, President of StayWell, a health empowerment company that uses the science of behavior change and technology-driven programs to help people live healthier, happier lives joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

For more than 40 years, StayWell has been a pioneer in employee well-being solutions that lower health risks, increase program engagement, and reduce costs for large businesses and public sector clients everywhere.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Pearce Fleming discuss the following:

  1. How has your own personal health journey impacted how you lead in business at StayWell?
  2. What do you consider the most important elements that can help motivate individuals in making lasting changes to their health?
  3. What is novel about StayWell in its approach to helping participants change their health and wellness?
  4. What role do you believe patient education plays in terms of helping individuals take an active role in their health?
  5. Wellness means so much more now than just healthy living, what is the impact of things like meditation, stress reduction, and proper sleep on an individual’s overall health?

As President of StayWell, a health care innovation organization, Pearce Fleming oversees operations, implementation, client service and product management across all of StayWell’s solutions and markets. He has more than 20 years of health care industry experience, and works with employers, health systems and payers to manage population health.

When he's not championing the latest health care investment or sharing the latest research outcomes with clients, you may spot him running across your town in his own personal journey for improved health and well-being.





Social Media Links:
Twitter: @StayWellCompany

A New Year, A New You:  The Art of the Brazilian Butt Lift!

A New Year, A New You: The Art of the Brazilian Butt Lift!

February 6, 2020




Dr. Mark Youssef, a cosmetic surgeon in Santa Monica, California, where he is the medical director of YOUnique Cosmetic Surgery and Med Spa joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel. Dr. Youssef has written an interesting new book called The Art of the Brazilian Butt Lift: Evolve Your Beauty, Empower Your Life...and you will find out exactly what the Brazilian Butt Lift is, and just how life-changing it can be!


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Mark Youssef discuss the following:

  1. What, exactly, is a Brazilian Butt Lift? How is it distinguished from any other butt lift?
  2. Would you say that this is a procedure that has gained popularity because so many celebrities have had it done?
  3. Do only women have butt lifts?
  4. Do you think butt lifts are gaining in popularity because curvier women are becoming the accepted norm in our society?
  5. What are some of the other procedures you do?
  6. Do you feel patients should know as much as possible about the benefits and risks of these procedures before they jump in?
  7. In your book, you talk about beauty actually being empowering for women. How would you describe the butt lift and other procedures you do as empowering?

Dr. Mark Youssef is the Medical Director and Founder of YOUnique Cosmetic Surgery, located only steps from the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica, California. As a board-certified cosmetic surgeon, he specializes in surgical enhancements of the face and body, as well as minimally invasive cosmetic procedures.

Recognized by his peers in Plastic Surgery Practice Magazine as one of the best cosmetic and plastic surgeons in the country, Dr. Youssef has become the cosmetic surgeon many celebrities, entertainers, business executives and even fellow physicians rely on for precision cosmetic enhancements and natural-looking results.

Dr. Youssef graduated with honors from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. He completed his residency and training at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, where he went on to become a staff physician. Dr. Youssef is a Board Certified Diplomat of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, as well as an active member of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery and the American Medical Association. He is also a faculty member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.