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Posts Tagged ‘stress’

Stress and the inflammation connection

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Buddy Ojeda will discuss how stress affects inflammation.

Buddy Ojeda is a Certified Nutritionist, health educator and MegaFood’s Eastern Regional Educator. Buddy has worked in the dietary supplement industry since 1996. He has a broad understanding of natural health topics and is often called upon to discuss issues related to immune health, joint disorders, essential fatty acids, Traditional Chinese Medicine, cardiovascular health and energy management. He also has expertise in sleep disorders, stress reduction, digestive health concerns and energy medicine, as well as diet, lifestyle and the smart use of nutritional supplements.

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The effects of stress on the body and mind, and how to deal with pain and illness using mind-body techniques.

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Diane Gilman will discuss effects of stress on the body and mind, and how to deal with pain and illness using mind-body techniques.

Diane Gilman, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and founder of The Center for Mind and Body Health, LLC. Her practice focuses on a holistic and integrated approach to therapy with specialties in chronic pain and chronic illness. She works with children, teens and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, phobias, grief/loss, eating disorders, and difficulty adjusting to life changes and relationship stress. Dr. Gilman also provides psychological testing and conducts workshops, presentations, and lectures in the community.

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Homeopathy for kids: bumps and bruises from school sports, cough, cold and flu, stress, sleep disorders growing pains, acne

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Christophe Merville, D. Pharm., will be discussing homeopathy for bumps and bruises from school sports, cough, cold and flu, stress and sleep disorders, growing pains in teenagers, and acne.

Since 1990, Christophe Merville has been the Director of Education and Pharmacy Development for Boiron, the world’s leading manufacturer of homeopathic medicines. Dr. Merville has created training programs, both online and in print, for pharmacists and retailers on homeopathy and medicine.

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STRESS — natural supplements to support stress relief and help boost energy and focus… even without caffeine!

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Catherine M. Foley will be discussing STRESS — natural supplements to support stress relief and help boost energy and focus… even without caffeine!

Catherine Foley has been working/studying and educating in the natural health industry for over 15 years. Her passion for science and respect for the human biological system inspired her toward a career in natural health. She also loves helping people and sharing what she has learned, being able to help translate that into dialogue that can be easily understood, and helping people to make more informed decisions. Catherine chose to work for Jarrow Formulas because of their commitment to science and truth in labeling.

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Back to school – Homeopathic solutions for stress, sleeplessness, and sports injuries.

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Christophe Merville will be discussing homeopathic solutions for stress, sleeplessness, and sports injuries as children head back to school.

Christophe Merville, D. Pharm., has been the Director of Education and Pharmacy Development for Boiron – the world’s leading manufacturer of homeopathic medicines – since 1990. Dr. Merville has created training programs, both online and in print, for pharmacists and retailers on homeopathy and medicines available to treat common health conditions.

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Visual Stress in our Academic, Social and Occupational Environments

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Sanford Cohen will be discussing visual stress in our academic, social and occupational environments.

Dr. Cohen is a developmental and behavioral optometrist practicing primary care optometry in Silver Spring, MD. His patients include children and adults with learning-related vision problems, attention deficit disorders, reading problems, pervasive developmental disorders, autism spectrum, strabismus, amblyopia, binocular disorders, traumatic brain injury, and low vision resulting from macular degeneration, and many other eye diseases.

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Chronic Stress and High Cortisol: How to Keep the Stress Response in Balance for Optimal Health

Host Dana Laake and her special guest
Dr. Erin Stokes will be discussing chronic stress and high cortisol levels. 

Dr. Erin Stokes, ND received her naturopathic degree from Bastyr University
in 2001. The focus of her practice at Lotus Naturopathic Clinic in Boulder, Colorado is postpartum health and wellness. She truly enjoys educating others, and has taught Western Pathology and Psychology of Healing at Southwest Acupuncture College. Dr. Stokes is the Director of Education at MegaFood.

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How stress and metabolism can affect women’s hormones

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Holly Lucille will be discussing how stress and metabolism can affect women’s hormones.

Holly Lucille, ND, RN, is a nationally recognized licensed Naturopathic Physician. She is an author, educator and a frequent guest on television and radio shows. A member of the Enzymatic Therapy Scientific Advisory Board, Dr. Lucille maintains her private practice, Healing From Within Healthcare, in Los Angeles.

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Stress and Its Impact on the Immune System

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest, Dr. Ann Allworth, Ph.D, will be discussing Stress and its Impact on the Immune System. Dr. Allworth, is an educator and consultant with MegaFood.

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New book Managing Your Stress In Difficult Times: Succeeding in Times of Change

New book Managing Your Stress In Difficult Times: Succeeding in Times of Change with special guest: Jerry Teplitz – Jerry is the author of six books, including Switched-On Living, Brain Gym for Business, and his two latest books Managing Your Stress in Difficult Times and Switched-On Selling: Balancing your Brain for Sales Success. Articles on Jerry have appeared in such publications as Prevention Magazine, Successful Meetings, Travel & Leisure Golf Magazine, Golf Illustrated, and The Los Angeles Times. As a professional speaker, he has spoken to over one million people. Dr. Teplitz has also been honored by his peers in the National Speakers Association by receiving the “Certified Speaking Professional” designation, and has been selected as “Top Rated Speaker” by the International Platform Association.

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