195 episodes

In each episode, we’ll meet renowned medical experts, specialists and pioneers who’ve influenced the way certain conditions and diseases are understood and treated. We focus on giving you the information you need to understand the root cause, symptoms and treatments available for specific medical conditions.

The Root Cause Medicine Podcast Rupa Health

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

In each episode, we’ll meet renowned medical experts, specialists and pioneers who’ve influenced the way certain conditions and diseases are understood and treated. We focus on giving you the information you need to understand the root cause, symptoms and treatments available for specific medical conditions.

    What’s the Difference Between Food Allergy VS Food Sensitivities with Dr. James LaValle: Episode Rerun

    What’s the Difference Between Food Allergy VS Food Sensitivities with Dr. James LaValle: Episode Rerun

    In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, we discuss food intolerances, food allergies, and gut health.

    They dive into:

    1. Food Issues Symptoms

    2. Food Allergy Versus Food Sensitivity

    3. How Food Affects Your Intestines

    Dr. James LaValle is an internationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, board-certified clinical nutritionist, educator in integrative and precision health, and founder of Metabolic Code Enterprises. He has over thirty-five years of experience integrating natural and integrative therapies into various medical and business models. Dr. LaValle has also authored sixteen e-books and twenty books, was named one of the “50 Most Influential Pharmacists” by American Druggist magazine, and was one of only nine Americans selected to serve under Senator Harkin to participate in the inaugural Dietary Supplement Education Alliance & Dietary Supplement Information Bureau.

    • 45 min
    Essential Pediatric Health Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

    Essential Pediatric Health Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

    In today's episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, we're gonna go over what to do when your kid gets sick, including what to do, what not to do, and how you can address the top 25 acute childhood concerns using an integrative approach with Dr. Elisa Song. You’ll hear us discuss:

    1. Integrative approaches to pediatric health

    2. Post-antibiotic recovery for your kids

    3. Engaging your vagus nerve to enhance your health

    4. Breathing exercises for children

    5. Homeopathy and natural remedies for children's health

    Dr. Elisa Song is a holistic pediatrician and pediatric functional medicine expert who has helped over 1,000 children thrive by combining conventional pediatrics with functional medicine, homeopathy, essential oils, and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is the Founder of Healthy Kids Happy Kids, a trusted online resource for holistic pediatric advice. Dr. Song is also the Founder and Holistic Pediatrician at Whole Family Wellness. Her new book, Healthy Kids, Happy Kids: An Integrative Pediatrician’s Guide to Whole Child Resilience, offers practical insights on how to nurture resilient children.

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    • 43 min
    Long-Haul COVID: Symptoms, Latest Research, Testing, and Treatment with Dr. Nik Hedberg: Episode Rerun

    Long-Haul COVID: Symptoms, Latest Research, Testing, and Treatment with Dr. Nik Hedberg: Episode Rerun

    In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, we dive into the latest research and practices treating patients with long COVID.

    They dive into:

    What Is Long-Haul COVID?

    Long COVID Signs and Symptoms

    Long COVID Predispositions

    Recovering From Long COVID

    Dr. Nik Hedberg’s Practical Advice

    Dr. Nikolas Hedberg is the Founder and CEO of the Hedberg Institute and has been practicing functional medicine for twenty years. He authored The Complete Thyroid Health and Diet Guide, has written and published numerous functional medicine articles and has lectured at major universities and associations nationwide. Dr. Hedberg is also the Chief Medical Officer at Moss Nutrition Products, Founder of the Immune Restoration Center, and host of the Functional Medicine Research podcast.

    • 53 min
    Integrative Approaches to Pediatric Care

    Integrative Approaches to Pediatric Care

    In today's episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, we navigate the importance of a holistic approach to pediatric care, focusing on the microbiome and gut health with Dr. Elisa Song. You’ll hear us discuss:

    1. The role of gut health in pediatric care

    2. Holistic approaches to managing childhood health issues

    3. The five pillars of gut health for children

    4. How added sugar impacts children's health

    5. The link between gut health and mental health in children

    Dr. Elisa Song is a holistic pediatrician and pediatric functional medicine expert who has helped over 1,000 children thrive by combining conventional pediatrics with functional medicine, homeopathy, essential oils, and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is the Founder of Healthy Kids Happy Kids, a trusted online resource for holistic pediatric advice. Dr. Song is also the Founder and Holistic Pediatrician at Whole Family Wellness. Her new book, Healthy Kids, Happy Kids: An Integrative Pediatrician’s Guide to Whole Child Resilience, offers practical insights on how to nurture resilient children.

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    • 54 min
    Empowering Women to Take Back Control of Their Menopause with Esther Blum: Episode Rerun

    Empowering Women to Take Back Control of Their Menopause with Esther Blum: Episode Rerun

    In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Esther shares her top tricks and hacks for perimenopausal and menopausal women that she has seen work over her many years of experience.

    They dive into:

    1. Why Aren't Women Taught About Perimenopause and Menopause?

    2. Perimenopause and Menopause Symptoms

    3. What Should You Know About the Thyroid Panel?

    4. Esther Blum’s Practical Advice

    Esther Blum is a dietician and high-performance coach, which has helped thousands of women lose weight, eliminate the need for medication, lose stubborn belly fat, and reverse chronic illness. She currently maintains a virtual practice, is routinely quoted in the media and has multiple TV appearances. Esther is the best-selling author of "See ya later, Ovulator," "Cavewomen Don’t Get Fat," "Eat, Drink and Be Gorgeous," "Secrets of Gorgeous," and "The Eat, Drink, and Be Gorgeous Project."

    • 59 min
    The Healing Power of Psychedelics

    The Healing Power of Psychedelics

    In today's episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, we dive into the world of psychedelics, learning all about their adoption into Western medicine with Dr. Maya Shetreat. You’ll hear us discuss:

    1. The potential benefits of psychedelics in addressing trauma and chronic illness

    2. The use of psychedelics in treating addiction and mental health conditions

    3. Indigenous wisdom and psychedelics

    4. The different types of psychedelic experiences

    Dr. Maya is a neurologist with sixteen years of experience working with children and adults. She is also an herbalist, artist, ceremonialist, urban farmer, and forager. Dr. Maya authored two books, The Master Plant Experience and The Dirt Cure, which have been translated into ten languages. She created Quantum Drops, also known as Ceremony in a Bottle, a legal, safe, and transformative vibrational psychedelic Master Plant product. Additionally, Dr. Maya founded Terrain Institute, offering free ceremonies, microdosing coaching, and Portal, a training program for aspiring psychedelic-informed professionals.

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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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15 Ratings

15 Ratings

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