Sunday Radio Show: Cardiometabolic Syndrome

Join us this Sunday as host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Andrew Wong discuss hypertension, high cholesterol, impaired blood sugar metabolism, and cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Andrew Wong has special expertise in integrative and functional medicine with a focus on optimal health and wellness. Dr. Wong believes healing is achieved by combining a team-based, holistic approach that emphasizes personalized lifestyle and nutritional changes to balance of mind, body, and spirit.

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Tune in this Sunday from 10-11am on 1500 AM (WFED) or listen live on the web. Our shows are streamed everywhere.

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Last week’s show was on micronutrient testing for nutritional status and health implications in common chronic conditions. Click to listen.

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Fungal Sinusitis and Candida Overgrowth: Join the Conversation

Join us for a free live call with Dr. Rob Ivker, author of the best selling Sinus Survival, this Thursday, November 29 at 6:30 pm EST (5:30 CST, 4:30 MST, 3:30 PST). There will be a 10-minute discussion followed by a 20-minute Q&A with Dr. Ivker.

Dr. Ivker will discuss the underlying cause affecting the majority of chronic sinus sufferers, and talk about the most common symptoms. Find out if you might have this condition, and learn about the most recent natural approaches for addressing it.

All participants will receive Dr. Ivker’s Fungal Sinusitis ebook after the call. To be part of the conversation, you must register. Click here to register.

 

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10 Tips for Cold and Flu Season

Winter is around the corner and cold and flu season is in high gear. And who wants to be sick during the holidays? Not me! So here are some tips to help you keep the bugs away and stay healthy this season.

1. Vitamin D: Immune support is just one of the many benefits of vitamin D. Research has shown that if your vitamin D levels are low, your immune system suffers. Start with 1000mg per day and talk to your health care practitioner about getting your levels tested. You may need to take a lot more.

2. Sleep: Sleep may be the best treatment and prevention for cold and flu. Studies have shown that sleep deprivation suppresses the immune system – leading us to have a less than optimal fever response (fever is actually the body’s way of fighting infection), and less antibodies produced on exposure to these viruses. The result? Stronger symptoms and a longer duration of symptoms, compared to individuals who are getting adequate sleep. Continue reading “10 Tips for Cold and Flu Season”

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Support Peripheral Neuropathy Naturally

Peripheral neuropathy affects almost 50% of people who suffer from type 2 diabetes. In fact, diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is the most common type of neuropathy, or nerve dysfunction.

DPN can cause tingling, numbness or pain in the hands, arms, feet and legs. And the prevalence usually increases with age, as well as how long someone has had diabetes.

There are natural supplements that may help support those with DPN. If you are diabetic and DPN is a concern, talk to your healthcare practitioner about these natural alternatives.

Alpha lipoic acid (ALA): 600mg taken daily has been shown in studies to improve symptoms of DPN. Continue reading “Support Peripheral Neuropathy Naturally”

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Our Bloggers

  • Paula Gallagher
    Paula Gallagher
    Paula is a highly qualified and experienced nutrition counselor on the staff at Village Green.
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  • Margo Gladding
    Margo Gladding
    Margo's impressive knowledge base is the result of a unique blend of educational and professional experience.
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  • Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research.
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  • Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND is a pioneer of integrative medicine and a leading authority on science-based natural medicine.
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  • Debi Silber
    Debi Silber
    Debi is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in nutrition, a personal trainer, and whole health coach.
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  • Teri Cochrane
    Teri Cochrane
    Teri is a is a Certified Coach Practitioner with extensive certifications and experience in holistic medicinal practices.
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  • Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker is a holistic family physician, health educator, and best-selling author.
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  • Susan Levin
    Susan Levin
    Susan writes about the connection between plant-based diets and a reduced risk of chronic diseases.
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  • Rob Brown
    Dr. Rob Brown
    Dr. Brown's blended perspective of healthcare includes a deeply rooted passion for wellness and spiritual exploration.
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