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SDR 136: The Healthy Trident

SDR 136: The Healthy Trident

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Today I’m giving you my three-pronged approach to what health is all about, referencing what I’ve called the Healthy Trident. These are the three things that you must always be mindful of when it comes to your health so you can keep your body functioning at its prime every day.

Our society tends to turn to medications and vaccines to solve symptoms of illness, and I’m here to remind you that, in fact, food is the best medicine and your body is the best doctor of all. Listen in as I discuss the details of the Healthy Trident so you can harness the power of food and your body’s innate ability to heal itself, fight off illness, and restore normal function.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • The three things that you should be thinking about when it comes to your health. 
  • Good food sources for energy.
  • A reminder of why fevers are beneficial.
  • The three things you get energy from and their hierarchy.
  • How to get rid of parasites.
  • Quick tips to improve your health.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

Your body is crime-fighting for you. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet It’s a real state of affairs when we start worrying about plants more than prescription meds. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet The immune system never goes wrong.- @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 135: Functional Immunity

SDR 135: Functional Immunity

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This is a power-packed educational episode like no other! Today we’re taking it back to the basics and discussing homeostasis, food, and energy, as well as how they all relate to your immune system and the body’s innate ability to heal itself.

Listen in as I share some really important information about the way the body functions, including the three main stressors to watch out for and how those stressors can disrupt the body’s natural healing ability. You’ll learn what tools your body needs to fight off illness, which is especially relevant today. So sit back and get ready to learn how you can tap into your inner doctor and take back control of your body’s natural healing rhythm.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Three ways to restore normal function to the body.
  • How stress can disrupt your body’s ability to heal.
  • The main types of stresses in the body.
  • How your body works to fight off illness.
  • Why food is so important to health.
  • Four things that happen when your body experiences stress.
  • How you can tap into your body’s natural healing rhythm.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

The only way you energize your body is with food. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet When you have stress, you are going to have symptoms. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Your body has its own natural healing rhythm. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 134: Pregnancy, BCPs, and More

SDR 134: Pregnancy, BCPs, and More

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Today I’m discussing how the birth control pill is not always the cure-all that it is made out to be—and why you may want to think twice about using it to regulate hormonal imbalance. I also give my take on how you can thrive as a consumer within the broken medical system and how you can be your own best advocate in regards to your health.

Listen in as I answer listener questions on a range of topics, from how to get rid of hot flashes using diet to the benefits of CBD oil, as well as how you can be accountable when it comes to spending your health dollars. I want you to remember that medicine has its place in your healthcare, but what has a better place are doctors that embrace the body’s inner ability to heal itself. It’s also important to channel your inner doctor and listen to your gut because you are the best doctor of all when it comes to your health.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why you may want to think twice about using birth control pills.
  • How birth control pills can affect digestion.
  • The side effects of birth control pills.
  • How to regulate periods without using birth control pills.
  • Why you should be picky with the doctor you choose to work with.
  • How to get rid of hot flashes through diet.
  • Why the current medical model is broken.
  • Benefits of CBD oil and how to pick the right one for you.
  • Natural ways to help with ovarian cysts.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

Prescription medication cannot normalize function. Only food can heal the body. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Everybody is not a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to medicine. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet You have to be in charge of your body. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 133: Coronavirus Defense Series Part 2: Garlic

SDR 133: Coronavirus Defense Series Part 2: Garlic

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Today I’m continuing the coronavirus series and discussing the plant of all plants and how it can benefit you not only in helping to prevent and fight off the novel coronavirus, but also in keeping you healthy and strong in many other ways. Food has been used for millennia as medicine to fight off infection and disease, and if there’s one food that you should include in your diet, it’s definitely this powerhouse. What am I talking about? Garlic!

Garlic has many benefits to your health, and in this episode, I discuss nine specific benefits of this herb and how to ensure you get the medicinal properties from it so you can stay healthy—especially in this time of panic and fear surrounding the coronavirus. I also want you to remember that it’s important to think critically about the attention the coronavirus is receiving and look at the facts instead of giving in to the hysteria surrounding us. My aim is to provide you with the tools to stay healthy and fight off illness, now and all the time.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why garlic is considered a powerhouse food.
  • How garlic can help fight illness and disease.
  • The nutritional details of garlic.
  • How to use garlic to get the most benefit from it.
  • Studies supporting the benefits of garlic.
  • How garlic can specifically fight the coronavirus.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

Only from food do we derive the energy necessary to heal. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Always look to food as the real medicine. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Garlic is the plant of all plants. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 132: Coronavirus Defense Part 1

SDR 132: Coronavirus Defense Part 1

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Today I’m going to highlight one particular herb and discuss how it can benefit you with all of the hysteria and fear of viruses and disease lately. This herb has a wide range of benefits from helping your liver enzymes and inflammation to combatting influenza. I will be laying out all you need to know about this awesome herb and what you can do to stay healthy and help your body fight infection.

Coronavirus is something many people fear lately so I think this is an important time to discuss what you can do to boost your immune system. It’s also important to remember how your body heals and what your body needs in order to heal if it is infected. Without raising more alarm, I simply want to provide you with some tools to effectively heal and fight disease any time.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How this herb is able to help your body.
  • How your body heals.
  • What this herb is and where you can get it.
  • Nutritional details of this herb.
  • The many benefits (supported by studies) of this herb.
  • Studies supporting the benefits of this herb.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

I just want to give you the facts – and the facts are: The body knows how to heal itself. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Nutrition normalizes function. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet We need to calm down and pay attention to the way the body heals – the body heals with food. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 131: Stress, Hormones, and Nutrition

SDR 131: Stress, Hormones, and Nutrition

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I hope you’re ready because this episode is all about the endocrine system, aka the hormone system. One of the most commonly asked questions that I get from patients at my practice is, “Dr. Christine, what can be done about my hormones?” or “Dr. Christine, what about my thyroid?”. You will get a chance to learn about not only the endocrine system but ALL the important organs and how stress and nutrition have a key role in your gut.

Last week we talked about how to restore normal function to your organs and this episode is an important extension of that. Not only will you learn more about the “fix it” function of the endocrine system, you will also learn how to understand these fix it responses and assist your body in getting you back to where you need to be.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How to restore function to your organs.
  • The 10 organ systems.
  • The hormone systems within the endocrine system.
  • The lasting effects of hormone changes.
  • The symptoms you could experience when organ systems can’t respond to stress properly.
  • The check points you can use to identify what’s going on.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

Stress and nutrition play a key role in your gut. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet I really feel like we have two brains – the brain in our head and the brain in our gut. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet These muscle contractions are the pathway or conduit for me to find what’s lying under there. There are 21 digestive check points I check for in my practice if I have the benefit of working with someone here in the office 1-on-1.… Click To Tweet

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SDR 130: Restore Function In 3 Ways

SDR 130: Restore Function In 3 Ways

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Today’s episode is the audio from one of my favorite videos that I have ever done. In it, I am explaining how the body recovers and restores itself to balance and regular function after we have been inundated with stress.

Listen in as I share the number one reason you get sick, as well as four ways stress impacts the body. You will learn the right way to normalize function, what the 10 organ systems are, and much more.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Four things that stress does to the body.
  • How your body handles stress.
  • The best way to normalize function.
  • How the body comes back to balance.
  • The 10 organ systems.
  • Why you are getting sick.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

Love yourself healthy. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet The best doctor of all is the doctor within. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Prescription medications are not food. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 129: Timeless Healing Principles

SDR 129: Timeless Healing Principles

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In case you’re not familiar with my book already, I talk about the timeless healing principles in there. Definitely go check it out but first, hang out here with me while I go over the basics of these healing principles right here on the podcast. I will be talking about why we get into digestive trouble in the first place and how we can use three timeless principles to bring healing to your gut.

It’s hard to know who or what to believe with all the information out there and the conflicting views on healing. However, you can always rely on these three healing principles because they will never, ever change. I will also be sharing the top four healing violations and how you can avoid these, so make sure to tune in.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why we get into trouble in the first place.
  • The problem with over-interference of medicine.
  • What the natural healing rhythm is and how it works.
  • Why the gut is always involved in restoring health.
  • The four healing violations.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

If you just embrace these principles, you are setting yourself up for a long, healthy, prosperous life because they will never ever change. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet With all those things out there that you’re reading and consuming, you don’t know who to believe and I get it. Totally get it. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet It’s too often about profit. It’s too often about how much time a doctor can spend with a patient or something to do with big pharma. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 128: The Stress Triangle Revisited

SDR 128: The Stress Triangle Revisited

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Today I’m talking all about stress and how it can impact your health in ways you may not even realize. Not only are there different types of stress, but there are also three components of what I call the stress triangle, and I’m breaking it all down for you so you can get an idea of what is compromising your digestion.

From the structure of your body to its anatomy, I will walk you through all the different—and often overlooked—things that affect your gut health. The broken medical model doesn’t look at this stuff, so make sure to tune in and learn how to lower stress and regain your health.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • The three main components of the stress triangle.
  • Why you get sick in the first place.
  • The eight phases of stress.
  • How your digestion impacts your stress.
  • The types of stress.
  • How cancer relates to stress … and fungus?
  • The dangers of Keto.
  • The truth about energy, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

The deal is this: The jig is up. You can’t separate structure from function. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet You can affect your nervous system by having improper digestion. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Your structure, your spine, your anatomy has a lot to do with what’s going on with your digestion. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 127: Dr. Christine Interviewed by Kim Becker

SDR 127: Dr. Christine Interviewed by Kim Becker

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In this episode, I’ll be playing an interview where Kim Becker of Hello Gorgeous asks me all about my work, passions, and best insight into fixing digestion issues. We discuss everything from my first love, chiropractic work, to my current passion for helping people regain freedom from the crappiest health conditions.

Listen in to hear about some of the biggest issues people come to me for and how I aim to solve their issues by looking at the root causes. You’ll learn what I discuss with patients when they first come to see me, how I focus in on what they need as individuals, and one of my biggest success stories.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • A little about my first love: chiropractic work.
  • What caused me to pivot into digestive work.
  • The biggest fears my clients deal with.
  • What I do when people come to see me for the first time.
  • Common diets I put my patients on based on their test results.
  • The supplements I recommend and why I don’t encourage many of them.
  • One of my biggest success stories.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

My primary focus now is helping people who have Crohn's, colitis, constipation—helping people regain freedom from the crappiest health conditions.- @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet People are prisoners in their own homes. One day they’ll feel great, and the next they’ll eat the same things and have urgency to the point where they have to always look for where the bathroom is.- @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet There’s a crazy correlation with dental work—whether it’s a bridge or root canal or whatever—with when the impetus is for that person having a digestive issue like Crohn's or colitis.- @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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