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Dr. Ruscio Radio: Health, Nutrition and Functional Medicine

Health nutrition and functional medicine; practical, evidenced-based and cost-effective information for optimum digestive, thyroid, immune and hormonal health. Dr Michael Ruscio shares the most effective and efficient techniques for using diet, nutrition and functional medicine to improve digestive, thyroid, immune, hormonal and overall health.
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Jul 23, 2018

SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) is a condition of excess bacteria in the small intestine.  Can taking a probiotic make this condition worse? One study suggested yes. However, this study is very misleading.  Let’s discuss an accurate summary regarding probiotics and SIBO. https://drruscio.com/can-probiotics-cause-sibo/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jul 18, 2018

Certain bacillus probiotics can help to heal your gut. We have all likely heard of lactobacillus probiotics, but there are four less commonly discussed probiotics that you should include in your probiotic regimen. https://drruscio.com/bacillus-probiotics-that-can-help-heal-your-gut/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jul 16, 2018

In this interview on Mind Pump TV, Sal Di Stefano and I answer the question “Is gluten bad for your health?” https://drruscio.com/gluten-bad-health-mind-pump/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jul 11, 2018

Medicinal marijuana may provide anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory and pain reducing benefits. Fortunately, one can obtain this benefit without ‘getting high’. Today we speak with researcher and clinician, Dr. Chris Meletis, on how we can safely and effectively utilize medical cannabis. https://drruscio.com/medical-cannabis-cbd-with-dr-chris-meletis/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jul 9, 2018

I wanted to share with you today an interview that was performed between Shivan Sarna, Dr. Allison Siebecker, and myself regarding the article I wrote a few weeks ago entitled “Is Sibo a Real Condition?” This was my response to a number criticisms of SIBO as a condition and whether or not there is efficacy regarding SIBO testing, SIBO treatment and whether or not SIBO is a real condition or is something that is somewhat fictitious. The nuts and bolts are in the article that I wrote but they wanted to interview me on the article, ask some questions, have a dialogue and I figured you might benefit from and enjoy listening in or watching the video. https://drruscio.com/is-sibo-real-with-shivan-sarna-and-dr-allison-siebecker/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jul 4, 2018

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jul 2, 2018

Let’s discuss prevalence of gluten sensitivity, and how often it is associated to autoimmunity, including thyroid autoimmunity. The information we will discuss will help to counter-balance the overzealous dialogue that permeates gluten discussion. Thus providing you with accurate and reasonable guidelines regarding gluten in your diet. https://drruscio.com/gluten-sensitivity-association-with-thyroid-autoimmunity/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jun 27, 2018

Check out my interview with Dr. David Perlmutter where we discuss how gut health relates to just about everything else in the body, how changes in gut health can manifest as disease, and what we can do to fix the problem — the ultimate goal. https://drruscio.com/dr-david-perlmutter-and-dr-michael-ruscio/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jun 25, 2018

The other day at the gym I was watching a trainer coach her client into terrible squat form that will unquestionably lead to back pain. While well intentioned, the advice to ‘sit back’ or ‘stick your butt out’ can be problematic and requires revision. Today I speak with the guys over at Mind Pump who will demonstrate what good squat form is and provide some helpful tips. https://drruscio.com/squatting-simple-tips-good-form/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jun 20, 2018

We have recently discussed the array of benefits provided by sun exposure. Today, we speak with researched Dr. Marianne Berwick who authored one of my favorite papers detailing the health benefits of sun exposure. She also provides some simple guidelines for how much sun you should obtain. And we broach on some of the contentious issues regarding tanning beds. https://drruscio.com/sun-exposure-reduces-cancer-risk-dr-marianne-berwick/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jun 13, 2018

I recently went back on the Mind Pump podcast and we had an informative and entertaining discussion regarding all things gut health. https://drruscio.com/gut-health-with-the-mind-pump-crew/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jun 11, 2018

Here is a great question from our audience.  To paraphrase, “My new functional medicine doctor has recommended 7 tests, costing over $5,000.  Which of these tests do I really need to do?” Let’s discuss the specific tests recommended and identify which to run and which to avoid. https://drruscio.com/functional-medicine-tests/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jun 6, 2018

Hypothyroidism and thyroid autoimmunity are shrouded in fear and confusion, but it doesn’t have to be this way. There are simple, evidence-based and practical strategies that can help you determine if you actually have hypothyroid or thyroid autoimmunity. It’s important to know if you have either of these, so you can act. It’s equally as important to know if you do not, so you can prevent unnecessary fear, testing and treatment. https://drruscio.com/4-practical-keys-identify-hypothyroidism-thyroid-autoimmunity/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Jun 4, 2018

Let’s discuss what can cause gut pain from fatty foods and steps you can take to treat the cause. https://drruscio.com/fatty-foods-causing-gut-pain-remedies/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

May 30, 2018

Let’s cover some listener questions, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Trustworthy Supplement Brands
  • HCl Causing SIBO
  • Thyroid Antibodies
  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • and Phage Therapy

https://drruscio.com/listener-questions-may-2018/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

May 28, 2018

A systematic review of high quality data, has recently found that dieting increases the risk of eating disorders in children.  How do we help ill children improve their health through diet without causing psychological damage? Let’s discuss. https://drruscio.com/dieting-can-lead-to-eating-disorders/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

May 23, 2018

Today we speak with my good friend and traumatic brain injury survivor, Cavin Ballaster.  After his injury Cavin dedicated his life to improving care in brain rehab and optimization.  He has compiled his brain-optimizing findings into his book entitled ‘How to Feed a Brain’. https://drruscio.com/feed-your-brain-with-cavin-balaster/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

May 21, 2018

Today I answer a listener question regarding what causes recurring SIBO and tips for if this is you. The good news here is if you understand some key fundamentals you can overcome recurring SIBO and digestive symptoms. https://drruscio.com/recurring-sibo/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

May 16, 2018

Sun exposure offers health benefits that cannot be obtained from vitamin D supplementation. However, most won’t be able to obtain all the vitamin D they need via sun exposure. Fortunately, Dr. Michael Holick provides us with guidelines on how to strike the optimum balance of sun exposure and vitamin D supplementation. https://drruscio.com/sun-exposure-and-vitamin-d-levels-with-dr-michael-holick/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

May 14, 2018

A systematic review (high level scientific evidence) recently found those with celiac may be at increased risk for SIBO. This SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) might be the reason why some people don’t feel better after a gluten free diet. Fortunately there are some simple steps you can take to feel better if this is you. https://drruscio.com/celiac-disease-gluten-intolerance-increase-risk-sibo/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

May 9, 2018

Another edition of health news with updates on: H. Pylori treatment, tanning beds, intermittent fasting, Vitamin D supplementation, iodine & thyroid, coffee & autoimmunity, intestinal yeast, and more. https://drruscio.com/health-news-updates-may-2018/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

May 7, 2018

Graves’ disease is a condition in which the body produces too much thyroid hormone, essentially the opposite of Hashimoto’s hypothyroid.  However, both Hashimoto’s and Graves’ have an underlying immune component thus making functional medicine a management consideration.  Today we speak with Zenaida who has overcome Graves’ with a combination of functional and conventional medicine care, and is now off all medication.  Her case illustrates that both can be used together quite successfully. https://drruscio.com/graves-disease-using-functional-conventional-medicine/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

May 2, 2018

Vitamin K2 may help prevent cardiovascular disease by preventing and even decreasing calcium deposition into arteries, thus making arteries less stiff. GABA, which can be increased by the herb passionflower, may work to combat anxiety and aid in sleep. https://drruscio.com/vitamin-k2-heart-health-gaba-anxiety-beverly-meyer/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Apr 30, 2018

In the clinic I often see problems in the gut as the true underlying cause of fatigue and/or adrenal fatigue.  Let’s review a recent study that found IBS was associated with fatigue, depression and brain fog. The good news here is if you can improve your gut health you can overcome many cases of fatigue, brain fog and/or depression. https://drruscio.com/the-gut-commonly-overlooked-cause-of-fatigue/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

Apr 25, 2018

Today I had a fascinating discussion with Drs. Walsh and Nelson regarding lifestyle.  Did you know that being lonely is as harmful as smoking? We also talked about the importance of life purpose, the damage that unnecessary fear of food can inflict and other important aspects of connection, purpose and happiness. View full transcript at https://drruscio.com/loneliness-with-dr-bryan-walsh-and-dr-mike-nelson/

My new book is finally available: Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Click here to learn more: https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, how to pick up a copy of my new book, how to sign up for my clinical training newsletter, and more. https://drruscio.com/resources

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