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Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 008: Prostate Cancer with Dr. Geo Espinosa

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/prostate.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDr. Ben Weitz has a fascinating conversation with Dr. Geo Espinosa, the Functional Medicine world’s leading expert in Urology and Prostate health.  Dr. Espinosa is the Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University Langone Medical Center in the Department of Urology, where he is the director of the Integrative and Functional Urology Center.  Dr. Espinosa is the author of the popular prostate cancer...

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Rational Wellness Episode 007 Diabetes with Dr. Jeffrey James

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/zoom_1_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhat You’ll Hear In This Episode 01:08    Dr. Ben Weitz provides an introduction on the Diabetes epidemic in the United States 01:25    Diabetics have a 50% increased risk of dying. 01:45    Obesity and Diabetes are both caused by insulin resistance. 05:42    I asked Dr. James what is the biggest factor in our society that contributes to the increase in the rate of Diabetes and Prediabetes?  Dr....

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Rational Wellness Episode 006 with Dr. Arland Hill

Posted by on Mar 4, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

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Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 005: Allergies with Dr. Susanne Bennett

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

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Removing Toxins With Proper Liver Support

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

Our modern world is awash in toxins, including heavy metals (lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic), herbicides, pesticides, teflon pans, BPA from plastic, pthalates and sodium laurel sulfate in personal care products, flame retardant chemicals found in furniture, chlorine, flouride, and ammonia added to our drinking water, chemicals from paints and other building materials, etc.. Many of these toxins become stored in our fatty tissues. In order to remove stored toxins, your body needs to convert these fat soluble chemicals into water soluble ones...

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Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 004: Acid Reflux with Jeanette Ryan

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/00074.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDr. Ben Weitz and Dr. Ryan discuss Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder and treatments using herbal and nutritional strategies.

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Omega 3, Vitamin D, and Resveratrol Supplements May Benefit Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

Alzheimer’s Disease is a neurodegenerative disease where the patient experiences progressive loss of normal brain function and it is the cause of 60 to 70% of cases of dementia. After the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease, the average patient only lives 3 to 9 years, so treatments to slow down the progression or reverse the condition are sorely needed. Alzheimer’s Disease is marked by plaques that build up in the brain that contain abnormally folded Amyloid beta (A beta) protein. If the body is not able to clear these proteins...

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Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 003: Liver Detoxification with Dr. Robert Silverman

Posted by on Jan 15, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

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Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 002: Fertility with Denise Wiesner

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

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Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 001: Preventing Heart Disease with Dr. Howard Elkin

Posted by on Jan 8, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/Howard_elkin_audio.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhat You’ll Hear In This Episode 02:40    A Functional Medicine approach looks at why the body would lay down plaque as a rational response to coat the artery wall against inflammation or oxidation or glycation 06:08    I asked Dr. Elkin what is view is on cholesterol and he mentioned that half of patients who have heart attacks have normal cholesterol 08:09    Dr. Elkin discusses the benefits...

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