The Health Hub is forward thinking and relevant to all of you who are looking for cutting edge health and wellness information and therapies to take your health to the next level.
Host Cathy Biase interviews experts on a wide variety of health and wellness topics to educate and inspire you on your health journey.
From Master Chefs to gut health, from meal planning to stress management, TheHealthHub is the show for you if you are interested in thinking outside the box to explore current and trending health topics.
The Healing Power Of Gardening With Dr. Sue Stuart - Smith
In this episode we speak with Dr. Sue Stuart-Smith about the healing and therapeutic power of gardening.
Dr. Sue Stuart-Smith is a psychiatrist, psychotherapist and author of The Well Gardened Mind, a Sunday Times Bestseller. She studied English Literature at the University of Cambridge before qualifying as a doctor and working in the National Health Service for many years, becoming the lead clinician for psychotherapy in Hertfordshire. She currently teaches at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust in London and is a consultant at DocHealth, a not for profit, psychotherapeutic consultation service for doctors. She is married to Tom Stuart-Smith, the celebrated garden designer, and, over thirty years together, they have created the wonderful Barn Garden in Hertfordshire. Her book, The Well Gardened Mind, analyses the relationship between gardening and mental health. is a psychiatrist, psychotherapist and author of The Well Gardened Mind, a Sunday Times Bestseller. She studied English Literature at the University of Cambridge before qualifying as a doctor and working in the National Health Service for many years, becoming the lead clinician for psychotherapy in Hertfordshire. She currently teaches at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust in London and is a consultant at DocHealth, a not for profit, psychotherapeutic consultation service for doctors. She is married to Tom Stuart-Smith, the celebrated garden designer, and, over thirty years together, they have created the wonderful Barn Garden in Hertfordshire. Her book, The Well Gardened Mind, analyses the relationship between gardening and mental health.
-Why can gardening be therapeutic?
-What are some physiological responses to being in the garden?
-How can we begin our gardening journey?
Things That Happen When You Sit Too Much With Dr. Turner Osler
In this episode we speak with Dr. Turner Osler about what really happens when we sit too much.
Dr. Osler is a retired academic trauma surgeon, turned research epidemiologist. He is the CEO and Founder of QOR360, a company specializing in active seating products for homes, offices, and schools, designed to help alleviate problems caused by sitting. Dr. Osler and his team are passionate to help educate a new generation on active sitting, and support an aging population with back pain. Dr. Osler has published over 300 peer-reviewed medical papers and book chapters. As a physician who’s suffered from a tyranny of conventional chairs for most of his life, Dr. Osler’s quest for a healthier way to sit led him to develop the Redrocker, a new geometric solid, the Eccentric Bicylinder. This shape is central to QOR360’s ergonomic, healthy, and active seating products.
-Why is modern chair design adding health problems?
-What health issues arise from sitting incorrectly?
-Why standing is not the opposite of sitting?
How Our Energy Impacts Our Health With David Price Francis
In this episode we speak with David Price Francis about the impact of our energy levels on our health.
David is a master energy counselor, spiritual teacher, personal growth expert, and author. He helps individuals, couples, and groups understand and improve the quality of energy in their lives and relationships, enabling them to achieve greater personal and professional happiness, fulfillment, and success. David focuses on how we can integrate the energies of our mind, body, soul, and spirit, to engage in a more holistic way with all facets of our life. David strives to help people gain a greater understanding of the importance of human and Creation energy in our lives, using techniques and strategies that he has developed and honed in his work with clients for over thirty-five years.
What is the connection between our health and our energy level?
Why do some people have such a positive energy about them?
How can we increase healthy energy levels?
Integrative Care For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & MCS With Dr. Liam LaTouche, ND
In this episode we speak with Dr. Liam LaTouche about integrative approaches to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity.
Dr. LaTouche is a Naturopathic Doctor and educator with a clinical focus in complex chronic disease, including chronic Lyme disease and co-infections, mold illness, multiple chemical sensitivities autoimmune disease, metabolic and digestive conditions, chronic pain, and chronic fatigue. Dr. LaTouche uses an integrative mind-body approach, drawing from extensive training and experience in Naturopathy, Biological Medicine, Homotoxicology, Applied Kinesiology, Neural Therapy, Reiki, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, to help patients who experience conditions that have been difficult to diagnosis and treat in conventional settings, and who have had limited success working with other practitioners. In addition to clinical practice, Dr. LaTouche is the Eastern Canada Education and Technical Support Manager for Vita Aid Professional Therapeutics, and is also a part-time faculty member at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in Toronto.
-Why are so many people struggling with low energy?
-What is an integrative approach for treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
-What is Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?
Mast Cell Activation Syndrome & Possible Health Links
In this episode we speak with Dr. Lawrence Afrin about his pioneering work in the area of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and its application in various aspects of health including Covid-19.
After training at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Dr. Afrin practiced and researched hematology/oncology at MUSC 1995-2014 while also working in educational administration and medical informatics. Since the mid-’00s, his clinical/research work has come to focus in mast cell disease. Since 2014-17 furthering this work at the University of Minnesota, he has been developing an independent institute (located in the greater New York City area) for advancing care, research, and education in mast cell disease. His publication record includes some of the most highly accessed articles about mast cell activation syndrome and a popular book in the field.
1. What is the function of Mast cells?
2. What is Mast Cell Activation Syndrome?
3. What findings associate MCAS & Covid-19 severity?
Plant - Based Diets & Peak Athletic Performance With Dr. Andrew Chen
In this episode we speak with Andrew L. Chen, MD, MS about achieving optimal athletic performance while on a plant-based diet.
Dr. Chen is a native of Maryland, earned a Masters of Science in Biomatierals Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University and a doctorate in medicine at The John Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York where he also completed a fellowship in orthopaedic research at the Musculoskeletal Research Center in New York. Following this, he completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Steadman-Hawkins Sports Medicine Clinic in Vail, Colorado. Dr. Chen practices at The Alpine Clinic in Franconia, New Hampshire, and is certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, with subspecialty certification in Sports Medicine. Dr. Chen is the Chief Medical Officer for United States Nordic Sport, a Team Physician for the United States Olympic Committee, and a Team Physician for the United States Ski and Snowboard Association. Dr. Chen is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine. In addition to numerous published articles, book chapters, and books, Dr. Chen has presented research numerous international, national, and regional forums, and has been featured on WMUR’s New Hampshire Chronicle, several television interviews and presentations, and radio interviews nationwide. He has assisted in the care of several professional sports teams, and was a physician for Madison Square Garden in New York City. Dr. Chen currently resides in New Hampshire with his wife, a specialist in Plant Based Nutrition, and his two teenage children.
-Can an elite athlete be a top performer on a plant-based diet?
-Is a plant-based diet suitable for all athletes?
-Why is there confusion about determining adequate protein levels?
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