Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Jennifer Johnson will discuss how to thrive in the menopausal years.
Jennifer Johnson, ND is associate dean for clinical education and a clinical associate professor at Bastyr University’s School of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Johnson has been involved in direct patient care in both private practice and teaching clinics. She offers care in general medicine with a specialty in comprehensive women’s healthcare. Offering care for women of all ages, she provides nutritional advice including weight management, treatment for hormonal and thyroid imbalances, and preconception care.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Machelle Seibel will discuss menopause and estrogen replacement.
Mache Seibel, MD, is one of America’s leading health experts on women’s health and menopause, addressing stress and weight control in connection with menopause symptoms, and beyond. He spent nearly two decades on the Harvard Medical School faculty and has conducted many published clinical trials. Dr. Seibel is regularly interviewed by major print, radio and broadcast media on a wide variety of health issues.
Dana Laake and her special guest Hannah Bradford will talk about how to plan for a healthy pregnancy.
Hannah Bradford, MAc, LAc is an acupuncturist with training in nutrition, herbal medicine, and homeopathy. She is certified in Biological Medicine through the Paracelsus Klinik in Switzerland and has further training from the Klinghardt Academy in the United States. She is also an adjunct faculty member for alternative and complementary medicine in the School of Public Health at George Washington University and an instructor in nursing at Marymount University.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Peggy O’Mara will be discussing the truth about the early years of parenting.
Peggy O’Mara is the publisher and editor of Mothering Magazine. She has authored 4 books including Having a Baby Naturally: The Mothering Magazine Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth, and Natural Family Living: The Mothering Magazine Guide to Parenting. A dynamic speaker, she has lectured and conducted workshops on natural family topics in conjunction with organizations such as the Omega Institute, Esalen, La Leche League International, Lamaze International, and Bioneers.
Dana Laake will be discussing “news you can use” and controversies related to health and nutrition.
Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist who has been providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years. Her practice includes nutritional evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of health issues affecting children and adults. Dana holds a Master’s degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Tania Howard will be discussing ways to help women assure a natural childbirth.
A native of New Jersey, Dr. Tania Howard decided to become a chiropractor at the age of 15, when she experienced a total metamorphosis in her health after seeking chiropractic care for an injury. She completed her doctorate at Life Chiropractic College in Atlanta, GA and has done extensive postgraduate work in the fields of peri-natal and pediatric chiropractic care. In private practice for over 20 years, she is the founder of Broadneck Family Chiropractic, where she practices with two partners who make it possible for her to take her healthy-living message “on the road” with her saucy lifestyle blog.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Holly Lucille will be discussing hormones and how they affect, mood, weight gain and energy.
Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN, is a naturopathic physician, an expert on women’s health issues, and a member of the Enzymatic Therapy Scientific Advisory Board. In her private practice, Dr. Lucille makes use of her extensive education in various modalities including homeopathy, clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, body and energy work, and mind-body and lifestyle counseling.
Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Shanti Albani will be discussing new strategies for inflammation, energy and migraines.
Dr. Shanti Albani, a doctor of naturopathic medicine, has certifications in herbal medicine and bioidentical hormone replacement. She had a primary care practice for many years in Mexico in the small town of San Miguel de Allende. She also owned a health food store where she held trainings on health and nutrition for the general public. While living in Mexico, Dr. Albani worked for a country-wide bioidentical hormone replacement company and trained physicians in the use of bioidentical hormones. She currently lives in Florida and works for Life Extension as a clinical trainer.
Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Shanti Albani will be discussing the basics of anti-aging.
Dr. Shanti Albani, a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, has certifications in herbal medicine and bioidentical hormone replacement. She had a primary care practice for many years in Mexico in the small town of San Miguel de Allende. She also owned a health food store where she held trainings on health and nutrition for the general public. While living in Mexico, Dr. Albani worked for a country-wide bioidentical hormone replacement company and trained physicians in the use of bioidentical hormones. She currently lives in Florida and works for Life Extension as a Clinical Trainer.
Dana Laake and her special guest Victoria Wood will be discussing the use of branched-chain amino acids in cancer and anti-aging.
Victoria Wood, MPH, RD, CNS, has been practicing Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for over 25 years. She specializes in designing programs for optimal genetic expression for a wide array of conditions.