Something You Should Know about Lifestyle


Back Trouble

September 2, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Jack Stern, author of the book Ending Back Pain: 5 Powerful Steps to Diagnose, Understand, and Treat Your Ailing Back

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Back pain is one of the biggest reasons people go to the doctor.

 

Dr. Jack Stern:
80-85% of Americans during their lifetimes go see a physician or healthcare provider because of back pain of significant severity.
 


Dr. Jack Stern

Preventing Dementia

August 15, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Gary Small, author of the book The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to reduce your chances of ever getting Alzheimer's disease, there are some things you can do.

 

Dr. Gary Small:
Four areas of our life where we can have an effect on our risk for Alzheimer's disease, mental activity, physical conditioning, stress reduction and healthy diet.
 


Dr. Gary Small

Easy Ways To Add Years To Your Life

March 28, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Dean Ornish, author of the book The Spectrum: A Scientifically Proven Program to Feel Better, Live Longer, Lose Weight, and Gain Health
 

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Mike Carruthers:
Do we really need to worry all that much about leading a healthy life? After all, life expectancy keeps going up.

 

Dean Ornish, M.D.:
Well actually life expectancy is not improving - it's actually starting to go down, finally. In the case of our kids this may be the first generation in which our kids live a shorter lifespan than their parents did - which is really pitiful.
 


Dr. Dean Ornish

What Causes Chronic Cough & Clearing Of The Throat?

March 12, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Jamie Koufman, author of the book The Chronic Cough Enigma: How to recognize, diagnose and treat neurogenic and reflux related cough

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Millions of Americans have chronic cough, chronic clearing of the throat and a host of symptoms that may all really be acid reflux.

 

Dr. Jamie Koufman:
It’s a great masquerader it is allergies that aren’t allergies, it’s sinusitis that isn’t sinusitis, it’s asthma that isn’t asthma and it certainly isn’t post nasal drip that wakes you up in the middle of the night – it’s reflux.
 


Dr. Jamie Koufman

Staying Heart Healthy

March 4, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. John M. Kennedy, author of the book The Heart Health Bible: The 5-Step Plan to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to live and long and healthy life it’s probably good to know what’s likely to kill you.

 

Dr. John M. Kennedy:
Heart disease is the #1 killer in America for both men and women. You know there 1,500 heart attacks a day, about a million deaths a year and that number is actually rising.
 


Dr. John M. Kennedy

Live Long & Be Healthy

January 13, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. David Agus, author of the book A Short Guide to a Long Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Good health is all about prevention and this cancer doctor is a big champion of the cause.

 

Dr. David Agus:
I’d look 2-3 times a week at someone in the eye and say I’ve got no more drugs to treat your cancer. I don’t want to do that anyone so I have a passion now to prevent disease. Being positive believe it or not is one of the dominant things we can do for our health.
 


Dr. David B. Agus

Staying Young While Getting Old

October 24, 2013

 

Interview with Dr. Henry Lodge, author of the book Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy - Until You're 80 and Beyond

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Statistically, we live longer today than ever. In fact you might say some of us live too long.

 

Henry Lodge, M.D.:
Americans now have far more longevity than they really know what to do with. The vast majority of Americans outlive their health by a good decade or so. So you don't get old and die you get old and live.
 


Dr. Henry Lodge

How Small Changes Can Improve Health

October 8, 2013

 

Interview with Tom Rath, author of the book Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You can make significant improvements to your health just by doing little things.

 

Tom Rath:
One of the things that’s been very helpful for a lot of people that I’ve spoken to and studied is simply start tracking your steps in a day and to aim for 10 thousand steps in a day.

 


Tom Rath

Love, Happiness & Health

October 3, 2013

 

Interview with Dr. Bernie Siegel, author of the book The Art of Healing: Uncovering Your Inner Wisdom and Potential for Self-Healing

 

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Mike Carruthers:
While you may not think that the love in your life is related to your health and illness – apparently it is.

 

Dr. Bernie Siegel:
Harvard study did your parents love you? When they looked these students up 35 years later if they said yes my parents loved me 1 out of 4 had suffered a major illness. If they said no my parents didn’t love me 98% had.
 


Dr. Bernie Siegel

How Healthy Are You?

September 5, 2013

 

Interview with Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen, author of the book Discover Your Optimal Health: The Guide to Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Vitality, Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you’re not living a particularly healthy lifestyle the decision to become healthy takes more than a little initiative and desire.

 

Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen:
What I’ve found that willpowers, external techniques – none of those things have long lasting success. In fact 85% of people that lose weight gain it back within 2 years.
 


Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen

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