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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: June, 2020
Jun 29, 2020

Holly was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and hyperthyroidism and her symptoms continually got worse during her 30s. Using guidance from Healthy Gut, Healthy You, she focused on improving her gut health. She no longer needed her bipolar medication, and she’s been able to significantly reduce her hyperthyroidism medication. Learn more about Holly’s story. https://drruscio.com/bipolar-hyperthyroid-vastly-improved-by-optimizing-gut-health

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

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Jun 24, 2020

Is the risk of coronavirus infection as serious as we’ve been led to believe? In today’s podcast, I talk with Dr. Kirk Parsley, who thinks the relative risk is lower than we think, and that the case fatality rate will end up being similar to influenza. Hear his thoughts about coronavirus testing, coronavirus data, and public health strategies to move us forward from COVID-19. https://drruscio.com/assessing-coronavirus-covid19-risk

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

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

Jun 22, 2020

In an ideal world, we wouldn't need probiotics. However, today there are a number of factors that congeal to create a situation in which probiotics do seem to offer benefit for many. Here I describe the various factors that can result in an unbalanced gut and why this happens. Luckily there are things you can do to improve the health of your gut. Probiotics can play a supportive role in that. https://drruscio.com/why-probiotics-are-important

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

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

Jun 17, 2020

With a coronavirus vaccine and effective antivirals still a ways out in the future, how can we practice coronavirus prevention and best support ourselves if we get sick? In today’s podcast, I talk with Dr. Paul Anderson, naturopathic physician, about natural supplements that may help with coronavirus prevention and treatment. https://drruscio.com/natural-supports-for-coronavirus-covid-19

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

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

Jun 15, 2020

What’s the best test for SIBO, the glucose breath test, or the lactulose breath test? In today’s video, I share the results of a meta-analysis suggesting glucose breath testing is more accurate. I also discuss how to properly read a lactulose breath test to increase accuracy, and how much you should rely on breath testing for SIBO while improving your gut health. https://drruscio.com/the-best-test-for-sibo

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

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Jun 10, 2020

Fasting has health benefits for metabolic health, blood sugar, sleep, longevity, and your immune system, but it’s not always easy to know where to start. In this podcast, Mike Mutzel shares tips on how to create a personalized intermittent fasting plan, an optimal intermittent fasting schedule, and how exercise and fasting work together. https://drruscio.com/fasting-finding-the-right-protocol-for-you

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

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

Jun 8, 2020

Knowing how long to stay on the Low-FODMAP diet is key to your success. You should be seeing Low-FODMAP results at three-to-four weeks, but you may need a few months before you see the full benefits. Learn how to decide how long to use the Low-FODMAP diet for IBS, SIBO, and other gut health conditions. https://drruscio.com/how-long-should-you-stay-on-the-low-fodmap-diet

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

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

Jun 3, 2020

Minimizing coronavirus spread is the key to safely reopening US society. Dr. Perlmutter shares how to prevent coronavirus spread, how the US is working toward herd immunity and safety, and how to encourage healthy immune function for coronavirus prevention. https://drruscio.com/evaluating-risk-and-updates-on-coronavirus

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

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

Jun 1, 2020

What is the most powerful method to overcome your thyroid symptoms? Treating the cause. Shockingly, many patients are told their thyroid is the problem when it is not. Amy struggled with thyroid medications for a year and a half and experienced no improvement. She was incorrectly labeled hypothyroid, so the meds didn’t work. Let’s discuss how you can double-check if your diagnosis is correct, and how simple gut therapies may treat the cause of your symptoms. https://drruscio.com/1-powerful-way-to-overcome-your-thyroid-symptoms

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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