Uncontrollable weight gain and boiling hot flashes, crying one minute and angry the next… Menopause (or peri-menopause) is here – it’s taking over your life – and you’re seriously ready to get some relief and feel like yourself again. Masters level acupuncturist and herbalist Dana LaVoie’s passion is helping women who are frustrated and struggling with menopause to find relief naturally. She wants women everywhere to know the techniques Asian women have always known about balancing hormones naturally. It’s like a roadmap for hormones – and for some crazy reason – no one here in the states has that map! Her mission is to share this information with as many women as possible. Her website is: danalavoielac.com
Healthwatch with Dr. David Naimon
Tune in to KBOO 90.7 FM at 11:00am the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Mondays of each month
Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans’ history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss; and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society.
Are you gluten-free or dairy-free? If so, you might not have to be, according to Dr. John Douillard, author of Eat Wheat a scientific and clinically-proven approach to addressing food intolerances. After 3.4 million years of eating wheat and only 500,000 years of hunting meat, humans are actually genetically better equipped to eat wheat than meat. This book is your guide to safely bringing wheat and dairy back into your diet. Dr. John Douillard, a former NBA nutrition expert and creator of LifeSpa.com, and author of six health books, addresses the underlying cause of the gluten-free epidemic.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is the most common hormonal condition in women. It affects 10-15% of women worldwide, causing infertility, weight gain, irregular menstrual cycles, hirsuitism, acne and hair loss. In 8 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS naturopathic physician, Dr. Fiona McCulloch, dives deep into the science underlying the mysteries of PCOS, offering the newest research and discoveries on the best treatment options to reset your hormones, repair your metabolism and restore your fertility.
Numerous medical journals have published studies supporting the use of herbs and nutrients in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders. Yet in practice most neurologists rarely include them as part of their protocols. In this practical guide, Sidney Kurn, M.D., and Sheryl Shook, Ph.D., explain how to safely and easily incorporate herbs, antioxidants, and nutritional supplements into the standard conventional treatments for 6 common neurologic disorders: Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, stroke, migraine, and seizures.
All shows are on KBOO 90.7 FM, from 11:00-11:30 am, on Mondays