How to Supercharge Your Brain with Dr. David Jockers

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Dr. David Jockers talks about his book: “SuperCharge Your Brain: The Complete Guide to Radically Improve Your Mood, Memory and Mindset.” Dr. Jockers is a chiropractor, nutritionist, exercise physiologist, certified strength & conditioning specialist, and member of the Performance Enhancement Team for…

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Five Myths about Functional Medicine

Myth #1: A Functional Medicine Doctor Is Just Another Pill Pusher. TRUTH: Functional Medicine doctors always strive to FIND the underlying cause of your health problem, and then FIX the cause with natural treatments, so you can feel normal again. The goal is always to FIX…always. This will take a certain amount of supplements for…

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Natural Medicine for Emotional Resilience with Melanie St. Ours, Clinical Herbalist

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Melanie St. Ours discusses herbal medicine and how herbs can help mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, and stress. Melanie is a clinical herbalist. She describes herself as an ‘herbal matchmaker’ and explains how herbs have different qualities and the importance…

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Fatigue So Bad She Slept Through Her 2 Week Vacation

Céline had suffered from fatigue since she was a teenager, but lately it took over her life. She would sleep 12 hours a night, and still wake up tired. She went through her day thinking about sleep: “When can I go to sleep”, “How many more hours until I can go to bed”, “Where can…

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Heather’s Tips for Healthy Eating with Heather Rampolla

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Heather Rampolla shares her tips for how to eat healthier. Heather is the host of Fresh Eats Radio. She is also creator of Fresh Eats Seasonal Detoxes and A Loving Approach to Stubborn Weight Loss. She helps busy moms, wives, and entrepreneurs…

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Cholesterol Health Update – Part Three of Three

I’ve gotten lots of great feedback on our cholesterol series. In this article I will tackle one more common cholesterol myth. Let’s get started…   Old Info: An analysis of all the cholesterol-lowering research studies shows the best reduction of mortality is with using statin medications. New Info: The research proves fish oil lowers cardiovascular…

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Cholesterol Health Update – Part Two of Three

The Part One cholesterol article generated a lot of buzz! It triggered many great questions from patients just like you! The most common question I got was “Dr. Carri, I’ve wanted to get off my cholesterol medication for years. Can you help me with that?” It makes sense! Once you know there are better (and…

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How Psychology Can Affect Eating Right and Exercising with Kevin Geary

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Kevin Geary talks about how psychology can affect eating right and exercising. Kevin is an integrative health coach, founder of Rebooted Body, and host of The Rebooted Body Podcast. He uses a unique blend of science and psychology to help men and…

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Cholesterol Health Update – Part One of Three

Heart disease is the number one killer of Canadians. You, or someone you love, may even already be on cholesterol lowering medications. Unfortunately, the newest advice regarding cholesterol and heart disease trickles down from the research heavens to family doctors and cardiologists very, very slowly. As do the new tests. Most doctors seem to be…

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Your Functional Medicine Doctor

Don’t choose your doctor based on prices only. You instinctively already know this… Working with the best – the best lawyer…the best accountant…the best mechanic – usually comes with a bigger price tag. The best Functional Medicine doctors come at a premium and are usually not the cheapest doctors. But, understand that with a bigger…

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