Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 019: Male Health with Dr. Mike Carragher

Dr. Mike Carragher discusses male hormonal health with Dr. Ben Weitz. Symptoms of low testosterone include low energy, low libido, not sleeping well, gaining fat, having trouble gaining muscle, etc. Hypogonadism is not based solely on testosterone…

Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 18: Sports Nutrition with Dr. Philip Goglia

Dr. Philip Goglia explains to Dr. Ben Weitz how to improve athletic performance through nutrition. Using the correct macronutrient food pattern that fits their metabolism is crucial. This can be determined via a questionnaire and looking at…

Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 017: Sleep Apnea Deuterium and Vitamin D with Dr. Joel Gould

Dr. Joel Gould speaks to Dr. Ben Weitz about sleep apnea, deuterium, and vitamin D.  I asked Dr. Gould how a dentist became an expert at sleep apnea?  He found out he had sleep apnea and also discovered that patients did not want to go to…

Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 016 The Microbiome with Dr. Mark Kaye

Dr. Mark Kaye is interviewed by Dr. Ben Weitz about the microbiome, which is the healthy bacteria in our gastrointestinal tracts and other parts of our body that is crucial for our health. But this microbiome is under assault from the prevalent…
Flouride Dangers with Dr. Connett

Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 015: Flouride Dangers with Dr. Paul Connett

Dr. Ben Weitz interviews Dr. Paul Connett, a former chemistry and toxicology professor, on the possible dangers of flouride toxicity.  To begin with, there is no need in the human body for flouride and there is no disease associated with a…

Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 014: Improving Psychological Health with Dr. Hyla Cass

Dr. Ben Weitz interviews Dr. Hyla Cass on how to improve psychological health and help patients with psychiatric disorders with a Functional Medicine approach. Dr. Cass said it was natural for her to look at natural causes of psychiatric disorders,…
Optimal Fitness with Mike Mutzel

Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 013: Optimal Fitness with Mike Mutzel

Dr. Weitz inteviews Mike Mutzel on some of the newest strategies to help you lose weight and get into great shape.  Mike and Dr. Ben both agree that it is best if you can not only teach others how to be more fit and healthy, but also to lead…
Brain Health with Dr. Weitz

Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 012: Brain Health

Dr. Ben Weitz discusses new research on brain health revealed at the June 2017 Institute of Functional Medicine Annual meeting in Los Angeles. He discusses the plasticity of the brain and Dr. Dale Bredesen's findings on reversing Alzheimer's…
IBS with Dr. Weitz

Rational Wellness Episode 011: Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Dr. Ben Weitz

Dr. Ben Weitz answers a question from a listener who was told by her doctor that because she had a negative blood test that her Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) was caused by stress. Just because the IBS Chek Test is negative does not mean that…
Circadian Rhythm with Dr. Schuler

Rational Wellness Podcast: Episode 010 Circadian Rhythm with Dr. Corey Schuler

Dr. Corey Schuler joins Dr. Ben Weitz for a discussion on the importance of the body's internal time clock, the circadian rhythm.  Both the central clock and peripheral time clocks control the metabolism of the body, our sleep, alertness, body…
The Ketogenic Diet with Dr. Collins

Rational Wellness Episode 009: The Ketogenic Diet with Dr. Que Collins

Dr. Ben Weitz conducts a fascinating interview with Dr. Que Collins about how the Ketogenic diet and other nutritional and lifestyle factors promote health.  Hydrogen atoms are contained in water molecules in the body and for every 1,000,000…
Prostate Cancer with Dr. Espinosa

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

Dr. 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…
Diabetes with Dr. James

Rational Wellness Episode 007 Diabetes with Dr. Jeffrey James

What 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…
Autoimmunity with Dr. Hill

Rational Wellness Episode 006 with Dr. Arland Hill

Dr. Ben Weitz entices our curiosity with an in depth conversation on Auto Immune diseases with Dr. Arland Hill, Functional Medicine Clinician for fifteen years and Author of “Platform Food, Function, Freedom.com.” Dr. Arland Hill explains…
Allergies with Dr. Susanne Bennett

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

This episode of the Rational Wellness Podcast includes a thought provoking discussion on allergies between Dr. Ben Weitz and Dr. Susanne Bennett. Dr. Bennett is a Chiropractor and Functional Medicine doctor with over 27 years of experience and…
Reflux with Dr. Jeanette Ryan

Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 004: Acid Reflux with Jeanette Ryan

Dr. Ben Weitz and Dr. Ryan discuss Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder and treatments using herbal and nutritional strategies.
Detoxification with Dr. Silverman

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

Discussion of toxins and how to rid them from your body using a science based metabolic detoxification formula.
Denise Wiesner

Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 002: Fertility with Denise Wiesner

Acupuncturist and Fertility specialist, Denise Wiesner discusses some of the main challenges to fertility and which diet and lifestyle factors can adversely affect fertility.
Heart Disease Prevention with Dr. Elkin

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

What 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.…