In Functional Medicine, our goal is always to look for the root cause of a disease. When it comes to asthma, immune system dysregulation is often to blame. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I’ll explain four common asthma triggers and talk about how to balance your immune system.
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Research shows what countless cultures already know: frequent sauna use is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Making time to sweat eliminates toxic burdens, reduces stress, and improves functioning throughout the body. Find out more about how heat and light can help alleviate chronic disease, and learn what makes near infrared saunas different from their counterparts.
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is the most important risk factor for premature death, accounting for half of all deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and 13.5 percent of all deaths each year. It affects 26 percent of the population worldwide, and one-third of the population in the U.S. Nine in ten Americans are expected to develop high blood pressure by the age of sixty-five. With this in mind, it’s no exaggeration to suggest that keeping… Read More
This RHR episode is about how to address male and female hormone issues. This is a question I get a lot, but I realize I haven’t really specifically addressed it either on the blog or in the podcast, so that’s what we’re going to do in this new, shorter podcast format. Let us know what you think about these new shorter segments in the comments. In this episode, we cover: 2:55 The right and wrong way to treat hormonal… Read More
This is a guest post by Laura Schoenfeld, a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Public Health, and staff nutritionist and content manager for ChrisKresser.com. You can learn more about Laura by checking out her blog or visiting her on Facebook. Anyone who’s had a kidney stone will tell you that they’re one of the worst medical problems you can ever experience. Kidney stones are a common and painful chronic condition seen in otherwise “healthy” patients, and one of the most… Read More
There are few subjects in medicine more controversial than Lyme disease. In this episode, I discuss the issues surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme with Dr. Sunjya Schweig, a functional medicine physician who specializes in tick-borne illness. In this episode, we cover: 2:33 How Dr. Sunjya Schweig started treating Lyme Disease 5:29 What is Lyme Disease (and the Controversy Surrounding It)? 12:55 De-mystifying the Testing and Diagnosis of Lyme Disease 24:01 Promising New Lyme… Read More