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What It Takes To Be Healthy

August 26, 2016

 

Interview with Matthew Edlund, M.D., author of the book Healthy Without Health Insurance: Protect Yourself (Volume 1)

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Even though we are living longer than ever we're not living healthier.

 

Dr. Matthew Edlund:
And our healthcare system is so functionally based on disease, so focused on sickness that we don’t do the things that actually make us healthy.
 


Dr. Matthew Edlund

More Energy - Less Fatigue

August 1, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. Eva Cwynar, author of the book The Fatigue Solution: Increase Your Energy in Eight Easy Steps

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Feeling tired and fatigued much of the time seems to be a chronic problem.

 

Dr. Eva Cwynar:
Fatigue is the number 1 complaint I hear from my patients whether they come in for colds, flus – you always hear they’re fatigued.
 


Dr. Eva Cwynar

Why You Need To Rest - Part 2

September 8, 2015

 

Interview with Matthew Edlund, M.D., author of the book The Power of Rest: Why Sleep Alone Is Not Enough. A 30-Day Plan to Reset Your Body

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Taking rests throughout the day is necessary to keep your health, energy and productivity on track and there are a lot of ways you can rest and renew.

 

Matthew Edlund, M.D.:
For example if people are feeling really exhausted I ask them to walk to music. You simply hear a very upbeat song in your head and you walk to it for 20 or 30 seconds.
 


Dr. Matthew Edlund

Why You Need To Rest

September 7, 2015

 

Interview with Matthew Edlund, M.D., author of the book The Power of Rest: Why Sleep Alone Is Not Enough. A 30-Day Plan to Reset Your Body

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Rest, who has time to rest? To a lot of people it seems unnecessary.

 

Matthew Edlund, M.D.:
And I know because a lot of people look at me and say, “What do you mean, rest? That’s a waste of time.” They don’t view it as necessary to their health – but it is.
 


Dr. Matthew Edlund

How To Stay Young & Live Longer

September 3, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, author of the book You: Staying Young: The Owner's Manual for Looking Good & Feeling Great

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Having too much stress in your life is bad for your health. How exactly?

 

Dr. Michael Roizen:
Stress (that is unmanaged stress) turns on around 550 of your genes that produce then inflammatory proteins.
 


Dr. Michael Roizen

Taking Care Of Your Eyes

August 11, 2014

 

Interview with Martin Sussman, President of Cambridge Institute For Better Vision

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Your eyes work hard every day and there are some simple things you can do to keep your eyeballs in tip-top shape.

 

Martin Sussman:
One of those visual hygiene tips it to always remember to shift your focus. When we read or use a computer we have to focus our eyes at the same distance sometimes hour after hour.
 


Martin Sussman

Sleeping Well - Part 2

June 18, 2014

 

Interview with Kat Duff, author of the book The Secret Life of Sleep

 

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Mike Carruthers:
While some people view sleep as little more than a nuisance.

 

Kat Duff:
I view sleep as a natural resource like the air we breathe and the water we drink. But the lives we lead eat away at our sleep.
 


Kat Duff

Sleeping Well

June 17, 2014

 

Interview with Kat Duff, author of the book The Secret Life of Sleep

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Do you get enough sleep?

 

Kat Duff:
The way to know whether you are getting adequate sleep both quantity and quality is if you feel awake all day long and you don’t struggle against drowsiness.
 


Kat Duff

Sleep Better

March 14, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Paul Glovinsky, author of the book The Insomnia Answer: A Personalized Program for Identifying and Overcoming the Three Types ofInsomnia

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Everyone has trouble falling asleep from time to time. That's insomnia. Interesting thing about insomnia…


Dr. Paul Glovinsky:
It's one of the few conditions that you can bring on by thinking. So if you think that you're going to have a poor night, low and behold there it is. 
 


 

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

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