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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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Now displaying: December, 2019
Dec 30, 2019

If you have hypothyroidism, your gut could play a role in your symptoms. Namely, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) may be present too. About 30% of people who have hypothyroidism have low stomach acid, according to high-quality research. Low stomach acid can increase your risk of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). The science also shows a direct link between SIBO and hypothyroidism. When trying to improve how you feel, consider healing your gut with probiotics and possibly supplemental hydrochloric acid. Learn more about what to do in this video. https://drruscio.com/?p=48747

My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

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Dec 25, 2019

Without high-quality sleep, we are susceptible to a wide array of health problems. Pediatric dentist Dr. Kevin Boyd is on a mission to improve sleep and breathing in children, by using dentistry and orthodontia to treat their teeth and jaws as early as possible. In our conversation, you’ll hear why and how to intervene if you suspect issues for your child, and some options to explore for adults. https://drruscio.com/?p=48741

My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

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Dec 23, 2019

Metabolic conditions like diabetes are on the rise, and the need for blood sugar management is critical. In this episode, Dr. Eran Elinav shares the science behind a new test that predicts your personal sugar level rise to foods, based on data from your microbiota, blood, body composition, and other clinical details. In the research, the personalized diet generated by the algorithm was slightly more effective in balancing blood sugar than following a diet created by an expert. Learn more about what steps you can take! (Plus, hear details on the first-ever vaginal microbiome transplant.) https://drruscio.com/?p=48739

My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out https://drruscio.com/resources

Dec 18, 2019

Healing from hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s or other thyroid issues can be overwhelming. What if you had a thyroid community cheering you on to meet your health goals? Ginny Mahar and Danna Bowman of Thyroid Refresh have created just that, inspired by their own experiences with thyroid conditions. They’ve also put together “the eight Rs,” a series of eight daily rituals designed to make your health practices fun and sustainable. In this episode, we discuss the rituals, common pitfalls, and your best mindset for healing! https://drruscio.com/?p=47963

My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

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Dec 16, 2019

One of the most impactful changes I have made lately is improving my sleep, namely my sleep timing. This was inspired by tracking my sleep using an Oura Ring. If you have not tracked your sleep, I highly recommend you do. Even though I am generally not a big advocate of tracking, this is one area I feel is worthwhile. In today’s episode, I talk with the CEO of Oura Ring, Harpreet Rai about the many health benefits of sleep. Learn areas you can optimize using sleep tracker data (everyone is different). A great night of sleep is a huge health win, supporting everything from physical recovery to mental clarity. https://drruscio.com/?p=47961

My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

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Dec 11, 2019

Sometimes, bands of scar tissue—called adhesions—can form in your body and stick to your organs or tissues, as a result of surgery, trauma, or inflammation. This may cause complications like intestinal blockage, restricted breathing, or difficulty moving muscles. In the gut, SIBO, IBS, IBD, and conditions like hiatal hernia may be influenced by this restriction. Fortunately, a technique called visceral therapy (also known as visceral manipulation and massage) can help. In this episode, a specialist in visceral therapy, Dr. Jason Wysocki, shares his insights about how it works and who is most likely to benefit. https://drruscio.com/?p=47952

My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out https://drruscio.com/resources

Dec 9, 2019

Today we will cover listener questions, including…

  • Protocol suggestions for redundant colon
  • IBS – Smart test
  • Acid blockers
  • Heidelberg test
  • SIBO and the ileocecal valve
  • SIBO and histamine

https://drruscio.com/?p=47950

My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out https://drruscio.com/resources

Dec 4, 2019

Conventional weight loss advice often revolves around counting calories. However, although caloric intake does have a high correlation with weight gain—or loss—the counting approach hasn’t proven effective for most people. Neuroscientist Dr. Stephan Guyenet shares what is more likely to work: shifting your food quality and food environment. By understanding common craving triggers and how your brain causes you to feel full, you can painlessly lower your caloric intake. Get his tips for best results in this episode. https://drruscio.com/?p=47207

My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out https://drruscio.com/resources

Dec 2, 2019

Valerie was diagnosed with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), and her doctors said it was forever. She felt discouraged but kept looking. After trying a few unsuccessful protocols, she discovered Healthy Gut, Healthy You and followed the steps. She noticed digestive improvements after taking the three key categories of probiotics, and was able to add in new foods using Intestinal Support Formula! Best of all, she learned how to rebound from setbacks. Hear her story in today’s video. https://drruscio.com/?p=47204

My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/

Looking for more? Check out https://drruscio.com/resources

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