The Lindsey Elmore Show
About this podcast
A podcast that helps you find fulfillment amidst chaos.
About this podcast
A podcast that helps you find fulfillment amidst chaos.
The Lindsey Elmore Show
Chronic Lyme Disease | Dr. Jess Peatross
Dr. Jess is a former hospitalist, internal medicine based medical doctor and a certified Gerson Practitioner. She is an expert in the areas of stealth infections, environmental toxicity, regenerative medicine, ozone, and cannabis. Her passion lies in uncovering the mystery behind the chronic illness, whether that be stealth infections, heavy metals, stress/trauma or other environmental toxicities. Topics covered in this episode: • Why Chronic Lyme Disease is so often ignored. • What is Chronic Lyme Disease? • How does it manifest? What would you be feeling if you were infected with Chronic Lyme? • What are the triggers? • How can people ensure that they are actually getting a proper work up to diagnose Chronic Lyme? • What are some good functional tests? • What are the functions of the infection? • How does the bacteria inhabit our system? • What are some of the natural remedies that help bolster the body against Lyme infection? • Sharing some turnaround stories. • Foods that may help and others to avoid. • Can Chronic Lyme Disease make you allergic to meat? IgE reactions? Referenced in the episode: The Lindsey Elmore Show - Episode 38: Achieving wellness in our natural state. An interview with Dr. Jess Peatross. Lindsey Elmore, alongside some of her favorite functional medicine pharmacists, will be teaching a stress solution summit on May 15, 2021. This is a course to help you reduce stress and heal your hormones. Sign up at www.lindseyelmore.com/stresssolution We hope you enjoyed this episode. Come check us out at www.lindseyelmore.com/podcast.
How to make science simple | Syed M. Rizvi
Syed M. Rizvi is an anatomy & clinical sciences educator. He is the founder of REV MED, a medical education learning platform, which was an overnight success reaching thousands across the globe, on social media. Syed likes to make things simple. He is a teacher, passionate about leveraging social media to improve student retention and narrow educational gaps. Using his methodology of concise, effective, and simple information delivery, he put together an international team to author COVID-19: The Reason Why the Earth Stood Still in 2020. It is an illustrated guide to take you through all the facts from start to finish in an easy to read, and step by step format. It serves up bite-sized chapters filled with ample information about the contagion along with colorful diagrams describing the virus and disease. Topics covered in this episode: • What inspired Syed M. Rizvi to begin REV MED? • How visual and engaging learning can lead to us having better retention and memory with what we are being taught. • What is the evolution of education in this post- COVID, e-learning era? • How do we become better teachers, while cutting through all the online noise? • Why write COVID-19: The Reason Why the Earth Stood Still? • Top tips on how to make learning more entertaining, more engaging and more memorable. Referenced in the episode: Episode 98 - How brain wave training improves your health | Dr. Patrick Porter Get Syed M. Rizvi’s free e-book at www.covid19ebook.org Today, an unprecedented number of parents find themselves as homeschool teachers for the first time. Teaching science is a daunting task, and this is why Lindsey has put together a free e-book called, Science Experiments Any Parent Can Teach. It’s a resource with easy-to-follow instructions using equipment from around the house to help you teach your children science. Get your free download at www.lindseyelmore.com/science Lindsey Elmore, alongside some of her favorite functional medicine pharmacists, will be teaching a stress solution summit on May 15, 2021. This is a course to help you reduce stress and heal your hormones. Sign up at www.lindseyelmore.com/stresssolution We hope you enjoyed this episode. Come check us out at www.lindseyelmore.com/podcast.
Intermittent fasting as key pillar of health | Dr. David Jockers
Dr. David Jockers DNM, DC, MS runs one of the hottest natural health websites in www.DrJockers.com which has gotten over 1 million monthly visitors and his work has been seen on popular media such as the Dr Oz show and Hallmark Home and Family. His book ‘The Keto Metabolic Breakthrough’ came out in January 2021 and his new book ‘The Fasting Transformation: A Functional Guide to Burn Fat, Heal Your Body and Transform Your Life with Intermittent & Extended Fasting’ is coming out in October 2021. Topics covered in this episode: • What is intermittent fasting and what are the benefits to our health? • What are the overall risks of lack of metabolic flexibility? • Who benefits from intermittent fasting and who may not? • Should people who have chronic inflammation or autoimmune disorders intermittent fast? Referenced in the episode: • The Maker's Diet by Jordan Rubin Dr. David Jockers is offering a chronic inflammation summit that is free and online, from May 3 - 9, 2021 Sign up for free at www.lindseyelmore.com/chronicinflammation Lindsey Elmore, alongside some of her favorite functional medicine pharmacists, will be teaching a stress solution summit on May 15, 2021. This is a course to help you reduce stress and heal your hormones. Sign up at www.lindseyelmore.com/stresssolution We hope you enjoyed this episode. Come check us out at www.lindseyelmore.com/podcast
Supporting your genes with nutrition | Dr. Seema Kanwal
Dr. Kanwal is a practicing naturopathic doctor in Vancouver and is the only Naturopathic doctor trained in Canada in the Apo E Gene diet. She has extensive experience with and is passionate about working with individuals who have rare genetic diseases and suffer many stress related conditions as a result such as mental health issues, insomnia, and low energy. She helps to guide people living with rare diseases to increased mental wellness, energy, vitality and an overall higher standard of life – they often didn’t know was possible to experience with their condition. Topics covered in this episode: • The different types of genetic conditions. • Some of the behaviors we have that are gene supportive and others that can be gene disruptive. • Can you lead an illness-free life? • Simple things that patience have incorporated into their lives to get illnesses under control. • Where do people begin to find a solution for a healthier life, after looking for so many years? Is there a combination of things to do? • What’s the harm of eating sugar? Are all universally bad or is there some flexibility? • Encouraged rituals to go through for a healthier lifestyle. Are You Ready To Take Control Of Your Health? Go to https://lindseyelmore.com/5-pillars and download the booklet ‘First 5 Steps to Take Control of Your Health’ to learn 5 action steps you can take right now to start your journey to better health. Lindsey Elmore, alongside some of her favorite functional medicine pharmacists, will be teaching a stress solution summit on May 15, 2021. This is a course to help you reduce stress and heal your hormones. Sign up at www.lindseyelmore.com/stresssolution We hope you enjoyed this episode. Come check us out at www.lindseyelmore.com/podcast.
Craft the birth that you want | Melissa Schultz
Melissa Schultz is a postpartum and birth doula. She’s DONA-certified and a CLC. As a mother of two children herself, she believes that birth is truly a transformative experience and that all women deserve and can benefit from the presence of a trained female birth companion. She’s cohost of The LC & Doula Diaries podcast. Topics covered in this episode: • How doulas guide people and families through the entire process of welcoming a new human being into the world. • How people that are giving birth and their families can really see the entire journey and optimize their experience. • How to prep before birth and the comfort measures. • Is Zoom doulaing a thing? • How to prepare yourself internally to be ready for the childbirth moment, while challenging oneself to be as powerful as one can. • Postpartum preparation. Melissa Schultz is offering a free download, ‘5 Steps to Prepare for the Birth that You Want,’ for all of Lindsey Elmore’s listeners. Head to https://view.flodesk.com/pages/607f745dd4884b088febe4d0 Thinx, the period proof panties that will change your period for the better. Thinx will give you the confidence to tackle anything life throws at you while you have your period. To save $10 on your new favorite pair of period proof panties, go to www.shethinx.com/lindseyelmore Lindsey Elmore, alongside some of her favorite functional medicine pharmacists, will be teaching a stress solution summit on May 15, 2021. This is a course to help you reduce stress and heal your hormones. Sign up at www.lindseyelmore.com/stresssolution We hope you enjoyed this episode. Come check us out at www.lindseyelmore.com/podcast.
How daily behaviors change fertility | Leisha Drews
Leisha Drews is a women’s health educator and holistic hormone coach about how we can eat effectively to enhance our fertility. She’s a registered Nurse and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner with a passion for natural health. She believes that our bodies have an innate ability to heal themselves with the right support. Topics covered in this episode: • How our fertility cycles are related to our overall health and wellness. • Some daily behaviors that can either improve fertility or make fertility worse. • Are there particular foods or nutrients that are absolutely critical for healthy fertility? • How critical is fat to having the building blocks to make the steroids? • Estrogen and phytoestrogen consumption in a diet, should you be cautious of soy or might it be beneficial? • Why is self-care, through an infertility processes, is so important. • Some of the common themes seen in infertility. • The different weeks of our cycle and what to be focused on to get or avoid being pregnant. Thinx, the period proof panties that will change your period for the better. Thinx will give you the confidence to tackle anything life throws at you while you have your period. To save $10 on your new favorite pair of period proof panties, go to www.shethinx.com/lindseyelmore Lindsey Elmore, alongside some of her favorite functional medicine pharmacists, will be teaching a stress solution summit on May 15, 2021. This is a course to help you reduce stress and heal your hormones. Sign up at www.lindseyelmore.com/stresssolution We hope you enjoyed this episode. Come check us out at www.lindseyelmore.com/podcast.
How toxic emotions poison our body | David Sandstrom
David Sandstrom is a Naturopathic Doctor, Certified Nutritional Counselor, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner. He is the podcast host of ‘Holistic Health Matters,’ which takes a fresh look at health from a whole person: body, mind, spirit perspective. Topics covered in this episode: • Why forgiveness is a critical part of health and well-being. • What forgiveness is not. • The physiological benefits of living a positive life. • Key concepts that can help you live a healthier life. • The difference between the spirit and the mind. David Sandstrom is offering listeners of the Lindsey Elmore Show a free eBook called ‘Top Ten Tips for Health Eating’. Download your copy at www.davidsandstrom.com/downloads-for-the-lindsey-elmore-show-listeners Are You Ready To Take Control Of Your Health? Go to https://lindseyelmore.com/5-pillars and download the booklet ‘First 5 Steps to Take Control of Your Health’ to learn 5 action steps you can take right now to start your journey to better health. Lindsey Elmore, alongside some of her favorite functional medicine pharmacist, will be teaching a stress solution summit on May 15, 2021. This is a course to help you reduce stress and heal your hormones. Sign up at www.lindseyelmore.com/stresssolution We hope you enjoyed this episode. Come check us out at www.lindseyelmore.com/podcast
The mind, gut & immune system connection | Dr. Emeran Mayer
Dr. Emeran Mayer is a gastroenterologist, lecturer, author, editor, neuroscientist, documentary filmmaker and a professor in the Departments of Medicine, Physiology and Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA He is a pioneer of medical research into brain gut interactions. His new book, ‘The Gut-Immune Connection’ hits stores June 8, 2021. Topics covered in this episode: • Why our gut health is so important to the overall function of our body. • Are chronic diseases normal? • Is there one root cause of all illnesses and if there is, how do we take action every single day to keep illness at bay? • How have we evolved? • Why a largely plant-based diet can help us to have optimal health as well as set us up for the correct conditions to fight chronic diseases. • How does the biological function of our mind-gut connection interplay between men and women? • How can we best take care of our gut? There’s a free new download available at www.cleanslatecleanse.com/gratitude. ‘28 Days of Gratitude’ is a 28-day guide that will challenge you to improve your mindfulness and create more positivity. We hope you enjoyed this episode. Come check us out at www.lindseyelmore.com/podcast.
Creating social connection in everyday acts | Marta Zaraska
Marta Zaraska is a freelance science journalist, travel writer and ghostwriter published in the Washington Post, Scientific American, the Boston Globe, the National Geographic Traveler. She is the author of Growing Young: How Friendship, Optimism, and Kindness Can Help You Live to 100. • Why it is harmful to our psyche and to our body as a whole, to be by ourselves for an extended period of time. • How individuals who live in this long-term state of isolation fair worse when it comes to chronic disease. • How do we create resilience during times of stress, that will help us maintain connection? • What are the health benefits of kindness? • How energy work changes gene expression. • The importance of Ikigai (Japanese secret to a long & happy life) to health. • What Marta Zaraska is currently optimistic about. There’s a free new download available at www.cleanslatecleanse.com/gratitude. ‘28 Days of Gratitude’ is a 28-day guide that will challenge you to improve your mindfulness and create more positivity. We hope you enjoyed this episode. Come check us out at www.lindseyelmore.com/podcast.
A podcast for people who believe they deserve to be healthy
For 100 episodes, this show challenged listeners to think of health and wellness in new ways. Lindsey reflects on the show's past guests, how not only they may have affected your knowledge of health and wellness, but how Lindsey’s own internal assumptions about health and wellness have been challenged. The mission of this podcast is summed up perfectly by Lindsey, “We are all here to truly inspire women of all ages to understand and deep in their hearts, believe that they deserve to be well.” Catch up on all of the interview mentioned in this episode listed below: • Robyn O’Brien, Episode 18 - what is broken within our food system, and why it’s making us sick • Sandy Joy Westin, Episode 39 - principles of micro exercise • Dr. Chrisanne Gordon, Episode 43 - how your brain responds to trauma • Dr. Kyrin Dunstin, Episode 54 - transforming your metabolism in your midlife • Dr. Martin Kulldorff, Episode 60 - shares a focused protection for combatting Covid • Dr. Sarah Gottfried, Episode 68 - adverse childhood experiences • Barb Stegemann, Episode 83 - using stoicism to encourage women to control their emotions
The healing benefits of meditation | Rev. Dr. Ronné Wingate Sims
A moment of meditation can help to reset our brains. It can also create a safe space to ask ourselves deep and meaningful questions to help heal and overcome trauma. Reverend Dr. Ronné Wingate Sims is an ordained Baptist Minister, meditation teacher, and speaker who advocates for meditation because of the health benefits not only for us personally, but for the world as a whole. Through her teachings, she creates culturally relevant healing spaces for ongoing and intergenerational trauma. To download the free meditation app she collaborates with: HMinnovations.org/meditation-app
How brain wave training improves your health | Dr. Patrick Porter
Peak health and performance can be aided majorly by regulation of your brain waves. Today we’re talking about taking mindfulness to the next level in order to become intuitive, passionate and creative. Dr. Patrick Porter is an award winning scientist who has devoted his career to mental health and researching the brain. He’s the creator of Brain Tap, and discusses how we can learn about different brain waves, how they interact with one another and how we can train them to create better mental resilience.
Making medical cannabis a part of every treatment plan | Dr. Leslie Apgar
Throughout Dr. Leslie Apgar's career in medicine, she listened to many complaints from women that traditional medicine failed to address certain ailments. Now at her medical Cannabis dispensary, Dr. Apgar trains her staff on how to talk to patients about their medical concerns, empowers women everywhere to take ownership of their health. She says that adding in medical Cannabis as one step in the medical equation can help make a huge difference in their wellness routine. She walks us through the Endocannabinoid system, how it impacts our daily life, as well as the complicated chemistry conversation behind CBD and THC.
Breaking the stigma of bladder health | Lisa King
Lisa King, pharmacist and author, is sharing simple lifestyle tips to help women have healthier bladders. She breaks down the stigma around urinary incontinence, discussing the medical terms into what it means, how we can help to improve not only urinary incontinence but bladder issues of all kinds. We address the root causes of bladder pain, frequent infections and urinary incontinence with food, supplements, stress reduction and by de-stigmatizing the issue of bladder health. Want more on bladder health? Download Lisa Kings’s free e-book: ditchbladderpain.com
How being selfless is detrimental to your health | Victoria Albina
People pleasing isn’t just a bad habit, it’s actually causing physical and physiological damage to our body. Trauma and codependency can manifest within our body, causing adrenal issues, digestive concerns, mental health concerns, depression, anxiety and more. Victoria Albina is a trained Family Nurse Practitioner who has worked in health and wellness for over 20 years. She is a certified Life Coach with a passion for helping women realize that they are their own best healers. She inspires women to break free from perfectionism, codependency and people pleasing to reclaim their joy. In this podcast, we’ll discuss why being selfish is not selfish, and how to protect and grow ourselves in the safe space that allows us to prioritize our own health and wellness. For more, check out Victoria’s podcast “The Feminist Wellness Podcast” or head to victoriaalbina.com. Looking for additional self-care content? Check out Episode 14 of this podcast, “Radical Self Acceptance.”
Boost your brain with essential oils | Jodi Cohen
In the past decades there’s been extraordinary expansion in health care concerns related to the brain. Today we’re talking about using essential oils to support energy levels, gut health, stress levels, immune system and more. Jodi Cohen is an award-winning journalist, author and functional practitioner who has combined her training in nutrition therapy and aromatherapy to create her company Vibrant Blue Oils. Her blends of essential oils have helped over 70,000 clients heal from brain related challenges including anxiety, insomnia and autoimmunity. We also discuss the misconceptions regarding ingestion of essential oils, as well as using oils around children, pets and more. PLUS: Head to boostthebrainbook.com/gift to receive a free bonus chapter, 25 techniques to boost the Vagus nerve, Essential Oil recipes and more!
Spirituality and mental health | Dr. Anna Yusim
The mind and body are often regarded as the main focal points of your health. But why so often are we forgetting the science of spirituality, the soul and mental health? Dr. Anna Yusim is a Stanford and Harvard educated board certified Psychiatrist. She combines her studies of allopathic medicine with spiritual learning to help patients live happier and more meaningful lives. She studied Buddhist meditation, worked with South American Shamans and Indian gurus and has traveled to over 60 countries to find fulfillment and lead others to do the same. Dr. Yusim is the author of “Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life,” and walks us through exercises to change your relationship with your thoughts and mind.
Coping with cancer | Cynthia Hayes
When coming face to face with an unexpected cancer diagnosis, there may be several heavy emotions. From treatment, to recovering from treatment, to wondering if and when that cancer might come back, the decisions someone coping with a cancer diagnosis is forced to make can feel like weathering an unsettling storm. Cynthia Hayes, a cancer survivor herself, worked with close colleagues including a psychologist, two oncologists and more to write her book “The Big Ordeal: Understanding and Managing the Psychological Turmoil of Cancer.” She shares the many sides of dealing with the emotional turmoil with cancer, from a raw and unique perspective. The lessons in her book provide tips and tools that you need to deal with just about any health-related diagnosis. Prior to her own cancer diagnosis, Cynthia worked with the Montefiore Medical Center as Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer where she focused on telling stories of health and recovery. She gained a deeper understanding of medicine and the opportunity to build relationships with cancer professionals who helped her write her book, “The Big Ordeal.” Among many commitments, Cynthia now mentors patients that are going through gynecological cancer treatment as a part of the Woman To Woman program at Mt. Sinai hospital in New York. https://thebigordeal.com/ https://cynthia-hayes.com/
Letting your inner truth out | Lisa Reagan
The health benefits of music therapy are wide-ranging and diverse. Music therapy has been tested in patients with chronic and acute pain, and overall can help to decrease pain and pain perception. But there is a specific type of music that is built on the power of mantra, tone, rhythm, and tempo that is proven to help lift and transform emotions. Today, Lisa Reagan is sharing her background and expertise in this style of music, which combines addictive melodies, with ancient chants and poly-cultural rhythms into a healing, transformational sound that feels both new and timeless. Along with other accolades, Lisa has a Master's Degree in Opera and Vocal Performance from the University of Maryland’s prestigious Opera Studio. She and her musical collaborator Suzanne Jackson formed Shunia, which means the point of stillness, and their music captures and conveys deep energy and deep spirit. You can hear the healing powers of their music in their 2017 album ‘Send’ as well as their new self-titled album.
How healthcare disparities are keeping women from getting well and how to combat inequity | Dr. Maria Hernandez & Rachael James
Real and meaningful inequities are present in our everyday lives. Today, we’re looking at the disparities in health care, and why serving your community to combat these disparities is so important. First, we hear from Dr. Maria Hernandez who is President and COO of Impact For Health, a California firm focused on health care innovations that advance health equities. She helps health care systems develop strategies, recruit and develop talent, and engage with their patients and communities to overcome health care disparities wherever they exist. She discusses how healthcare systems can better serve vulnerable populations, and how women can better advocate better for themselves in the health care system. After that, business owner, entrepreneur and mom Rachael James shares how she is establishing a business while contributing to her community, including why she chose to plant her family’s roots in an underserved, neglected urban area. She recently founded Wild Alabaster, which works to bring crystals into a modern lifestyle in an inspirational and sustainable way. We talk about how to use intuition to bring crystal energy into your everyday life. http://www.impact4health.com/ https://www.wildalabaster.com/