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Christa Orecchio: Heal the Gut, Heal Your Life

“Really, we are more microbial than we are human, that’s why gut health is so important.” – Christa Orecchio In this talk from Wanderlust’s Speakeasy, clinical and holistic nutritionist Christa Orecchio explains the role the human microbiome plays in our overall wellness. In America we have over 64 million people currently struggling with digestive health. From Crohns to colitis, IBD and other gut disorders, our overuse of antibiotics, elevated stress levels and unhealthy eating patterns have led us down a path of compromised immunity. Through her practice of natural medicine, Christa explains the importance of finding the root of disease and learning to treat the cause instead of just the symptoms. In this talk we will learn how to heal

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How a Doctor Cured Her Autoimmune Disease with Functional Medicine

Think about how different our medical system would be if all doctors were required to have an extreme health crisis before practicing medicine. It’s through those toughest times with our own health that many of us turn to Functional Medicine, as we realize conventional care isn’t getting us what we need. But sometimes, being so involved in treating others’ diseases makes it difficult for doctors to even see our own symptoms for what they really are. This week’s guest on The Doctor’s Farmacy, Dr. Cynthia Li, is here to share her personal journey through autoimmunity and realizing her symptoms had deeper meaning. Dr. Li received her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She’s practiced

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The Secret Power of Fasting for Longevity and Healing

These days, we hear a lot about fasting. Intermittent fasting, time-restricted eating, and water fasting are just some of the many terms being thrown around in support of better health. And we can’t forget about the high-fat, ketogenic, and low-carb approaches that are gaining in popularity as well. Which one is best? What does it all mean for our longevity, brain health, and overall wellness? My guest on this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is here to sift through the terminology and confusion around fasting. Dr. Valter Longo is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of aging studies and related diseases. Known as a “Guru of Longevity,” Dr. Longo is currently Professor of Biogerontology and Biological Sciences

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Dr. Jason Fung: Fasting as a Therapeutic Option for Weight Loss

Dr. Jason Fung, MD, is a nephrologist and expert in the use of intermittent fasting and low-carbohydrate diets for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. In this presentation, delivered on Aug. 2, 2018, at the 2018 CrossFit Health Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, Fung shares his first-hand experiences with “The Mess” and discusses how he shifted his research and medical practices as a result of those experiences. Fung’s objectives for his presentation include: Understanding why long-term weight loss is so difficult. Introducing the concept of therapeutic fasting. Understanding some myths and misunderstandings associated with the fasting process. He recalls treating obese and diabetic patients with traditional methods, which included what he characterizes as poor dietary recommendations and a slurry of drugs.

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Tucker: Something ominous is happening to men in America

When men fail, all of us suffer. So, how do we fix it? Right now, men are failing physically, mentally and emotionally so what are we doing about it? Men in America’: It’s odd how rarely you hear the problems with American men publicly acknowledged. Our leaders pledge to create more opportunities for women and girls, whom they imply are failing. Men are fine. But are they? The numbers say otherwise. On this same, very important, subject: As well as the decline of American men as fathers, in the homes… and it’s dramatic: In demographic terms, it’s stunning… in a very wrong way. Having a father at home is now seen as a factor of affluence. But it’s also a

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Marilyn Manson – The Rise Of

He grew up in Kent, Ohio where there’s pro football hall of fame… that’s about it… meet Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner), before he was to become a rock star. When he was young, his mother says he got a lot of attention from his family and according to her, he was a sweet child. This is the artists’ story from those who grew up with him. More of Manson when interviewed… And then, this one… I had no idea Manson was on so many interview shows! But perhaps the best interview is this one where he talks about art, popular culture, journalism and so much more…

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