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Beyond The Basics Health Academy Podcast

Are you looking for practical, holistic, real-life solutions for healthier living? Join Dr. Meaghan Kirschling for real life education as she discusses and explores topics that affect your everyday living. Learn how balanced eating can increase energy, stabilize moods, jumpstart metabolism, eliminate cravings, restore digestion and decrease inflammation. Dr. Meaghan fields questions from listeners and brings in expert guests for a lively discussion about nutrition, supplements, holistic health, integrative medicine and the latest research. Join the Academy for the University of You.
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Now displaying: March, 2016
Mar 19, 2016

Dr. Meaghan and Wendy are so thrilled to be sitting down and talking to Suzanne Somers. Many of you know Suzanne from her work as an actress, particularly her role of Chrissy on Three's Company. Most recently, Suzanne is an advocate for Bio identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Integrative health and taking a proactive approach to one's health and well-being. Suzanne has written 25 books, many of them about the importance of proper hormone replacement, including the two most recent ones "I'm Too Young for This" and "TOX-Sick: From Toxic to Not Sick". Many of our listeners should be familiar with this book from the book club series that we did. In addition to her multiple best-selling books, Suzanne is a national spokesperson for Forever Health, a resource for healthcare education and helps patients find a forward-thinking practitioners in their area. An organization in which Dr. Meaghan is proud to be a part of.

Today we discuss with Suzanne many different issues that she addresses in her book. Dr. Meaghan, Wendy, and Suzanne also discuss current trends that they see in health and wellness.

Mar 9, 2016

Podcast 101: Fertility

 

Dr. Meaghan and Wendy discuss fertility and options for fertility.  Many of the times it is necessary to assess each women’s hormone levels to assess for the reason for fertility issues.  We talk about what causes infertility issues and what are the current fertility trends.  We discuss Clomid and the mechanism of action and why it works really well for some women but some of the side effects for other women. 

 

RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS PODCAST

  • Fertility Blog

http://beyondthebasicshealthacademy.com/fertility-tips/

  • How does Clomid work

http://www.aiwhc.com/patient-education-what-is-clomid-and-how-does-it-work.html

Mar 7, 2016

Podcast 100: PCOS Diva


Wendy and Dr. Meaghan are so elated to welcome Amy Medling, the PCOS Diva, to the BTBHA soundwaves. Amy is an amazing resource for health, wellness, and PCOS. Amy is a health coach and has been blogging since 2009 and helping women around the world with PCOS.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS PODCAST
• More about the PCOS Diva and her journey
• Advice that she has for women dealing with PCOS

RESOURCES THAT ARE ADDRESSED IN THIS PODCAST
• Ted Talk from Mel Robbins
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Lp7E973zozc
• PCOS Diva Website
pcosdiva.com
• Article her husband, Cliff, wrote from a husband’s perspective on PCOS
http://pcosdiva.com/2015/05/5-things-to-know-if-your-partner-has-pcos-a-husbands-perspective/

Mar 5, 2016

Podcast 099: The Effects of Antibacterial Soaps


Wendy and Meaghan discuss a recent article from the Wall Street Journal “Are Antibacterial Soaps Safe?” This article talks about the side effects of triclosan and antibacterial soap. Triclosan has been on the radar as having possible side effects since 1978. Recently the FDA has pushed for tougher regulation of certain antibacterial agents such as triclosan.

Wall Street Journal Article
http://www.wsj.com/articles/are-antibacterial-soaps-safe-1455592023

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS PODCAST
• What is triclosan?
• What effect does triclosan have on someone?
• What are the negative effects of antibacterial products?
• Why do we need to protect our microbiome?
• What rules and regulations are changing?

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