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Cutting edge information in health, nutrition and functional healthcare distilled into practical advice you can use to improve your health.

Dr. Ruscio Radio, DC: Health, Nutrition and Functional Healthcare Dr. Michael Ruscio, DC

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 630 Ratings

Cutting edge information in health, nutrition and functional healthcare distilled into practical advice you can use to improve your health.

    New Research Shows What’s Helpful for Hormonal Health

    New Research Shows What’s Helpful for Hormonal Health

    As I reveal the latest studies in female hormones, thyroid health, and menopause, the research findings speak for themselves. Let’s look at what the data says about effective (or not so effective) ways to normalize TSH levels, reduce the risk of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and hypothyroidism, improve sleep during menopause, increase the absorption of the thyroid hormone, and make use of selenium, probiotics, and inositol for thyroid health. Listen in to hear what strategies you can apply to improve your hormonal health.
    https://www.drruscio.com/hormonal-health-research 
    My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook
    If you're in need of clinical support, please visit https://ruscioinstitute.com
    Looking for more? Check out https://drruscio.com/resources

    • 26 min
    Should You Take Probiotics for IBS and SIBO?

    Should You Take Probiotics for IBS and SIBO?

    Probiotics have many powers, from restoring the gut microbiome to improving joint pain to boosting mood. When it comes to how they work for IBS and SIBO, there’s a lot of confusion about if they truly do provide symptom relief. In this podcast episode, the featured findings provide clarity about the effectiveness of probiotics for IBS and SIBO and how probiotic supplementation measures up to other drug therapies. Listen in.
    https://www.drruscio.com/should-you-take-probiotics-for-ibs-sibo 
    My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook
    If you're in need of clinical support, please visit https://ruscioinstitute.com
    Looking for more? Check out https://drruscio.com/resources

    • 18 min
    One Simple, Effective Plan for Balancing Female Hormones

    One Simple, Effective Plan for Balancing Female Hormones

    Emily said it best: complex symptoms don’t need complex treatments. Within a couple of weeks of working with Dr. Scott, Emily experienced complete relief of her long-standing symptoms, such as headaches, bloating after every meal, mood swings, fatigue, and heavy periods. Dr. Scott’s recommendations were simple: avoid over-supplementation and focus on gut therapies, such as triple therapy probiotics and a low FODMAP diet. Hear what else Emily did to invest in her health (and feel better) long-term.
    https://www.drruscio.com/simple-plan-for-balancing-female-hormones 
    My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook
    If you're in need of clinical support, please visit https://ruscioinstitute.com
    Looking for more? Check out https://drruscio.com/resources

    • 27 min
    New Insights On Medications and Probiotics for IBS Treatment

    New Insights On Medications and Probiotics for IBS Treatment

    15–20% of the population suffers from IBS symptoms like bloating, diarrhea, constipation, and abdominal pain. While drug therapies such as Rifaximin and Plecanatide may be prescribed to provide symptom relief, is there a place for probiotics? New research shows how probiotics and drugs each play a role in improving IBS. Hear the latest findings and how to use them to make the best decisions for your health.
    https://www.drruscio.com/medications-probiotics-for-ibs-treatment 
    My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook
    If you're in need of clinical support, please visit https://ruscioinstitute.com
    Looking for more? Check out https://drruscio.com/resources

    • 10 min
    Cold Exposure Therapy & Wim Hof Breathing: The Health Benefits of Cold Water Therapy with Dr. Mike T. Nelson

    Cold Exposure Therapy & Wim Hof Breathing: The Health Benefits of Cold Water Therapy with Dr. Mike T. Nelson

    Does taking a cold shower or dunking into an ice water bath seem crazy? Cold water therapy has proven health benefits for your metabolism, immune system, stress tolerance, and fat metabolism. After listening to Dr. Mike T. Nelson explain what cold exposure is good for and how to use it in this episode, you just might find yourself taking the plunge. https://drruscio.com/cold-exposure-therapy-wim-hof-breathing
    My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook/
    If you're in need of clinical support, please visit https://austinfm.com/
    Looking for more? Check out https://drruscio.com/resources
     

    • 1 hr 28 min
    A Positive Thyroglobulin Test May Not Be What You Think

    A Positive Thyroglobulin Test May Not Be What You Think

    Thyroglobulin test results can be tricky to understand, especially ones that are positive. While it may be easy to attribute Grave’s disease or Hashimoto’s based on a positive result, there’s more to explore to truly rule it out and determine your thyroid health status. Listen in to learn how to properly analyze test results, what to do when symptoms don’t improve, and why it’s important to not just treat lab values.
    My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at https://drruscio.com/getgutbook
    If you're in need of clinical support, please visit https://ruscioinstitute.com
    Looking for more? Check out https://drruscio.com/resources

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
630 Ratings

630 Ratings

hemingwayhalfdozen ,

Highly RECOMMENDED!

I would highly recommend this podcast to anyone who is trying to improve their health!!

LisaIsHereForIt ,

Dr. Ruscio is amazing! 💥

It’s obvious Dr. Ruscio puts extraordinary effort in covering salient topics and finding guests that are authentic and truly care about being a positive force in health - the insights they bring to bear are both insightful and actionable.🙌🏻

FunctionalHealthGuy ,

Really solid

I really appreciate Dr Ruscios effort to provide this information to his listeners. Great guests with great content. I would like less plugging of his products but hey the podcast is free to us so whatever.

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