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Posts Tagged ‘fatigue’

How cellular toxins are linked to weight gain, pain, low energy, and insomnia

Special guest: Dr. Daniel Pompa

Dr. Daniel Pompa is a leader in the health and wellness industry, on a mission to educate practitioners and the public on the root causes of inflammation-driven disease. Dr. Pompa overcame serious neurotoxic illness and heavy metal poisoning using unique cellular detoxification strategies. For the past two decades, Dr. Pompa has been practicing and teaching his True Cellular Detox™ program. His interests include the application of the ketogenic diet, fasting, ancestral-based health approaches, and cellular healing and detoxification.

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Overcoming adrenal fatigue

Special guest: Marcelle Pick, NP

Marcelle Pick, NP, co-founded the Women to Women Clinic in 1983 with the vision to not only treat illness, but also help women make healthy choices to prevent disease. In 2001, Marcelle created MarcellePick.com to reach, inspire, and educate more women with informative articles on women’s health issues and at-home solutions to some of the most troublesome symptoms. Marcelle discovered functional medicine early in her career and was among the first to be certified as a functional medicine practitioner. In addition, she holds a BS in nursing from the University of New Hampshire School of Nursing, a BA in psychology from the University of New Hampshire, and her MS in nursing from Boston College-Harvard Medical School. Marcelle is currently an educator with The Institute of Functional Medicine and has served as a medical advisor to Healthy Living Magazine. She is a prolific writer and lectures on a variety of topics including weight loss resistance, infertility, stress and illness, and adrenal dysfunction. She has appeared on Dr. Oz, FOX, and ABC to discuss women’s health.

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The benefits of magnesium including support for relaxation, stress, sleep, mood and fatigue

Special guest: Rex Jones

Rex Jones has been an educator with Garden of Life for more than seven years and brings with him a lifelong passion for the Natural Foods Industry and a strong knowledge of herbals. For more than 10 years he worked in a natural foods retail setting as a nutrition manager and herbalist. Rex also led classes, co-hosted a radio show, managed web content and gave a variety of in-store and off-site health lectures. He is excited to share the Garden of Life mission: Empowering Extraordinary Health®.

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Overcoming fatigue, depression, and anxiety through balancing neurotransmitters- the chemistry of energy, mood, and sleep

Dana Laake and her special guest Todd Nelson will discuss overcoming fatigue, depression, and anxiety through balancing neurotransmitters – brain chemicals that regulate energy, mood, and sleep.

Todd Nelson is a Naturopathic Doctor serving the Denver/Boulder area for over 33 years. In his clinical practice he integrates comprehensive holistic modalities including clinical nutrition, medical-grade dietary supplements, detoxification, functional medicine, herbal supplements, lifestyle counseling, stress mastery and corporate wellness.

Dr. Nelson is the co-author of three books, Arthritis Survival, Asthma Survival, and Headache Survival, and a contributing author to Dr. Robert Ivker’s Sinus Survival. He also helped develop an online, self-help Sinus Survival Tutorial Series for patients to learn more about the root causes of their recurring sinus symptoms.

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Double whammy: hypothyroid and adrenal fatigue

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Holly Lucille will be discussing hypothyroid symptoms and adrenal fatigue.

Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN, is a naturopathic physician, an expert on women’s health issues, and a member of the Enzymatic Therapy Scientific Advisory Board. In her private practice, Dr. Lucille makes use of her extensive education in various modalities including homeopathy, clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, body and energy work, and mind-body and lifestyle counseling.

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Insomnia and adrenal fatigue

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Bradley Bush will be discussing insomnia and adrenal fatigue.

Dr. Bradley Bush, a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, is currently the Director of Clinician Affairs for NeuroScience. Dr. Bush specializes in neuro-endo-immune health, nutrition and infusion therapies. His focus is on addressing gastrointestinal and HPA axis disturbances in addition to nutritional deficiencies as a cornerstone of patient care. Dr. Bush has worked for years for manufacturers of nutritional supplements and currently sits on the board of the Naturopathic Education and Research Consortium (NERC).

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No More Fatigue

Dana Laake and her special guest Jack Challem will be discussing his latest book, “No More Fatigue: Why You’re So Tired and What You Can Do About It.”

Jack Challem is a personal nutrition coach and one of America’s most trusted health writers. He has written 20 books and his scientific articles have appeared in numerous journals and publications. Jack Challem is a member of the American Society for Nutrition and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine. Jack is a frequent speaker at nutritional medicine conferences and to consumer health groups.

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Sources of fatigue, and supplements to help optimize energy levels

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Erin Stokes will be discussing sources of fatigue, and supplements to help optimize energy levels.

Dr. Erin Stokes, ND, received her naturopathic degree from Bastyr University in 2001. The focus of her practice at Lotus Naturopathic Clinic in Boulder, Colorado, is postpartum health and wellness. She enjoys educating others, and has taught Western Pathology and Psychology of Healing at Southwest Acupuncture College. Dr. Stokes is the Director of Education at MegaFood.

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Benefits of Ribose for Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Heart Muscle Energy, and Increased Stamina and Endurance

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Kaori Shimazaki Dadgostar will be discussing the benefits of ribose for chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, heart muscle energy, and increased stamina and endurance.

Kaori Shimazaki Dadgostar, Ph.D., is a technical specialist for Jarrow Formulas. She earned her PhD from the Molecular Biology Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her multidisciplinary collaborations, as well as her work in protein/peptide/small-molecule chemistry, antibody engineering, and imaging have led to numerous published papers, grants, and patents.

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A Sustainable Solution to Your Personal Energy Crisis: Exercise-Enhancing Nutrients

A Sustainable Solution to Your Personal Energy Crisis: Exercise-Enhancing Nutrients with special guest: Joseph L. Evans, PhD. Joseph L. Evans, Ph.D., is Founder and President of P & N Development Ventures LLC (Redwood City, CA USA), a consulting firm providing a wide array of consulting services to clients in the private equity investment, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and nutritional supplement industries. Dr. Evans is a senior pharmaceutical scientist with extensive expertise in the metabolic and cardiovascular diseases (especially obesity and type 2 diabetes), inflammation, and oncology. He has expertise in implementing and managing biochemical, cellular, and physiological models, along with possessing extensive experience in drug and product development, including IND preparation, technical/medical writing, project management, technology evaluation (for venture capital, biotechnology, and nutraceutical firms), and clinical trial design and oversight.

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