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Welcome to a bi-weekly podcast powered by the Double Doc, Richard Harris, M.D., Pharm.D., MBA. Dr. Harris is a board-certified pharmacist and holistic internal medicine physician in Houston, Texas. Dr. Harris passion is to educate; his podcast focuses on research-based health and wellness information backed by the principles of functional medicine and the ancestral lifestyle. Dr. Harris motto is Strive for Great Health which sounds simple. However, there is a lot of conflicting information presented by so many so-called experts that people are confused about what is actually healthy. Pull up a chair, get comfy and listen to the Double Doc drop potent bits of information about what is actually in your best health interests and what you should be doing to achieve your health goals. Wellness to Dr. Harris is a holistic approach and as a partner in an education consulting firm that specializes in curricula for social-emotional learning and mental fortitude, and a consultant for several start-up companies, the nature of the podcast will reflect Dr. Harris' wide variety of interests and expertise. We aim to be your go-to health and wellness resource as you progress on your wellness journey!

Strive for Great Health Podcast Dr. Richard Harris

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 78 Ratings

Welcome to a bi-weekly podcast powered by the Double Doc, Richard Harris, M.D., Pharm.D., MBA. Dr. Harris is a board-certified pharmacist and holistic internal medicine physician in Houston, Texas. Dr. Harris passion is to educate; his podcast focuses on research-based health and wellness information backed by the principles of functional medicine and the ancestral lifestyle. Dr. Harris motto is Strive for Great Health which sounds simple. However, there is a lot of conflicting information presented by so many so-called experts that people are confused about what is actually healthy. Pull up a chair, get comfy and listen to the Double Doc drop potent bits of information about what is actually in your best health interests and what you should be doing to achieve your health goals. Wellness to Dr. Harris is a holistic approach and as a partner in an education consulting firm that specializes in curricula for social-emotional learning and mental fortitude, and a consultant for several start-up companies, the nature of the podcast will reflect Dr. Harris' wide variety of interests and expertise. We aim to be your go-to health and wellness resource as you progress on your wellness journey!

    Negative Ion Therapy

    Negative Ion Therapy

    Energy medicine utilizes the natural energies and frequencies present in nature to promote optimal mental, physical, and spiritual health. We have covered two forms of energy medicine already, infrared therapy and PEMF therapy. One of our favorite tools is negative ions. Negative ion therapy is starting to get a lot of publicity, especially with the wrist band wearables. Is there any juice behind negative ions? In this Strive for Great Health Podcast episode, we dive into what the research shows and how we incorporate negative ions into our health routine.Lifestyle Medicine with Dr. Harris:https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/5pillarsbundleTherasage Bio Band: https://bit.ly/3BLic6oAir Doctor:https://www.airdoctorpro.com/?oid=17&affid=1506&c=ghaw

    • 27 min
    Cancer Made Me A Superhero W/ Matt Ode

    Cancer Made Me A Superhero W/ Matt Ode

    From survivor to superhero, Matt Ode joins the podcast to discuss his journey through Stage 3C testicular cancer and how his faith and tribulation made him the dynamic motivator and speaker he is today. It is a fantastic conversation about the perseverance of faith amid a severe storm.Connect With Matt (https://www.mattodespeaks.com/): https://www.mattodespeaks.com/  Lifestyle Medicine with Dr. Harris (https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/5pillarsbundle): https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/5pillarsbundle  CBD Health Collection (https://cbdhealthcollection.com/?ref=gq64jy133u): https://cbdhealthcollection.com/?ref=gq64jy133u

    • 33 min
    November Wellness Review 2021

    November Wellness Review 2021

    This podcast covers the following four topics:➡️ Wellness Journey - Adversity➡️ Study #1 - Does increasing fat intake increase LDL➡️ Study #2 - Artificial sugars impair the gut microbiome➡️ Supplement Discussion - AshwagandhaLifestyle Medicine with Dr. Harris:https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/5pillarsbundleAlpha Male X:https://www.alphatherapeutics.com/supplements/alpha-male-120

    • 43 min
    Episode 88 - Brain Based Wellness

    Episode 88 - Brain Based Wellness

    Dr. Harris is joined by Elisabeth Kristof of Brain Based Wellness, an applied neurology practice in Austin, Texas. Her practice is a comprehensive method that puts the brain and nervous system at the center of movement training, behavior change practice, and mindset coaching for improved health, resilience, and athletic performance.In this episode, we talk about her wellness journey, how she became an applied neurology practitioner, and some simple movements for you to do at home that improves your brain health.Connect with Elisabeth (https://brainbased-wellness.com/):https://brainbased-wellness.com/Lifestyle Medicine with Dr. Harris (https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/5pillarsbundle):https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/5pillarsbundle

    • 42 min
    Episode 87 - How Do You Know You Are Healthy

    Episode 87 - How Do You Know You Are Healthy

    Healthy is a myth when 60% of the adult population has one chronic disease. Even the "young" are not spared, as 44% of millennials have one chronic disease. The term healthy is the most misunderstood word in medicine. Health is not the absence of illness. Health is a state of being comprised of thoughts, behaviors, and relationships. In this episode, we outline several factors that go into proper health. How do you know you are healthy? Find out by tuning in.Lifestyle Medicine with Dr. Harris:https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/5pillarsbundleCBD Health Collection:https://cbdhealthcollection.com/?ref=gq64jy133u

    • 40 min
    Episode 86 - The Hidden Benefits Of Exercise

    Episode 86 - The Hidden Benefits Of Exercise

    It's a secret that is no longer a secret! We often think about exercise to look good, but there are many surprising benefits to a routine exercise program. International fitness superstar Mario Tomic joins the podcast to discuss five hidden benefits of exercise essential to overall mental, physical, and spiritual health. What are those five benefits, you ask? Tune in to find out!Connect With Mario (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHdt93DFIUVMMCPrKp6VHuQ): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHdt93DFIUVMMCPrKp6VHuQLifestyle Medicine With Dr. Harris: (https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/5pillarsbundle)https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/5pillarsbundle

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
78 Ratings

78 Ratings

Firewens ,

First Responder Health & Wellness

I’m so glad I found your podcast through Real Ivory. I have always been a fan of health and wellness. As a first responder, it has been even more so important for me to ensure that I take good care of myself during COVID. I have learned so much listening to your podcast and it’s helping me improve my wellness. Thank you and keep up the great work! Hoping I can find a functional medicine doctor that has similar viewpoints as you do!

SCHACHA8 ,

The info we need today

Thank you for sharing your deeply researched medical knowledge and for doing the right thing against immense pressure. Your legacy will be that of a man rooted in his God given convictions and of helping out his fellow man in difficult times. History will show who stood for truth. Thank you and God bless you always.

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re already deep into your journey of optimizing health and wellness, or just getting started - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Dr. Richard does an incredible job leading conversations that cover the entire range of physical, mental, emotional and cultural challenges we all face learning to navigate the complexities of modern healthcare - while striving towards a healthy way of living. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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