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The Best Way to Detox + Benefits of Detoxing with Chris Kresser

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

Release Date: 10/05/2020

The Science Behind Prayer and Healing show art The Science Behind Prayer and Healing

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It's very common to pray for good health — 80% of Americans have prayed for their health — but does doing so actually have any effect? The effect of prayer on physical health is quite difficult to study, as are many things related to the religious and spiritual, but there is some fascinating research out there on the topic. In this episode, we break down all of that research to get to the bottom of how prayer impacts your health, if at all. Listen to learn some eye-opening stats and discoveries about prayer and physical healing, the specific hurdles to understanding the impact of prayer on...

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Aviva Romm, MD on How to Detect and Calm Hormone Imbalances show art Aviva Romm, MD on How to Detect and Calm Hormone Imbalances

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It's our first ever repeat guest! Dr. Aviva Romm is such a rich source of expertise that we had to have her back to talk about all things related to HORMONES! In this episode, she and Adrienne discuss everything you ever wanted to know about women's hormones, from concerning signs and symptoms to actionable ways to bring your hormones back into balance. Listen to learn the line between "normal" and abnormal hormonal symptoms, what factors can lead to hormone imbalances, the little-known field of science that may have the biggest impact on your hormonal health, natural ways to rebalance your...

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What Does It Mean to Have an MTHFR Deficiency? show art What Does It Mean to Have an MTHFR Deficiency?

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MTHFR is a topic that's gotten some attention in the wellness world in the past few years — but it's pretty poorly understood. There's a lot of misinformation and misinterpretations about what it means to have an MTHFR mutation. In this episode, we clear it all up, looking at what exactly MTHFR is (hint: it's not actually a gene), the different kinds of MTHFR mutations and which ones pose the most risk to your health, whether you should get an MTHFR gene mutation test, the best supplements to take if you do have an MTHFR gene mutation, the health risks associated with the mutation, and much...

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Dr. Bill Rawls on Healing Chronic Lyme Disease Naturally show art Dr. Bill Rawls on Healing Chronic Lyme Disease Naturally

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It's Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and the unofficial kickoff to summer (aka shorts season) is this weekend. That means it's the perfect time for a little refresher on Lyme disease! In this week's episode, I speak with Dr. Bill Rawls, one of the foremost experts on this misunderstood disease. Dr. Rawls got bit by a Lyme-carrying tick when he was a child, but didn't experience symptoms of Lyme or get a diagnosis until he was near 50! Through his personal experience, research, and practice, he's come to understand that this is because of the relationship between chronic conditions and our immune...

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What Is Candida Overgrowth (and Why Should You Care)? show art What Is Candida Overgrowth (and Why Should You Care)?

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Candida overgrowth is a health issue that's been getting some buzz recently. But what is it actually, how do you know if you're dealing with it, and what are you supposed to do about it? In this episode, we get into all of that. Listen to our Adrienne read our latest investigative guide to learn what, exactly, it means to have a candida overgrowth (hint: it has to do with a part of your gut microbiome that we don't talk about a lot), what daily habits you might have that could be contributing to your risk of an overgrowth, the most common symptoms and complications of too much candida (hello,...

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Understanding Histamines with Dr. Brooke Kalanick show art Understanding Histamines with Dr. Brooke Kalanick

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It's springtime, which means...allergies! People who suffer from allergies know that all the blooming plants and trees can cause a whole host of symptoms, but most of us don't fully understand how and why allergies occur. In this episode, Adrienne speaks with Dr. Brooke Kalanick, an expert on the very thing at the center of allergy symptoms: histamine. Dr. Brooke explains exactly what histamines are and how they work — including some eye-opening info on the many different things they do besides making you sneeze! She also explains the concept of "histamine intolerance," and why it doesn't...

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Natural, Science-Backed Ways to Improve Fertility show art Natural, Science-Backed Ways to Improve Fertility

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Infertility is an incredibly common issue — 1 out of every 8 couples deals with it at some point! But that fact doesn't make it feel less overwhelming and confusing, and many people feel like their only options for having a baby involve synthetic hormones and invasive procedures. While each person's situation is unique, the good news is that there are a number of proven totally natural things you and your partner can do to improve your fertility. In this episode, we dive into the research around natural fertility boosters, plus common causes of infertility and the best diet if you're trying...

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Curing Lupus with Ayurveda: Rachel Winard's Story show art Curing Lupus with Ayurveda: Rachel Winard's Story

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Rachel Winard went from never being sick and having great skin to suddenly having a constant fever, getting covered in full-body rashes, and having all sorts of other weird illnesses. It took her 15 doctors to finally get diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease where your immune system attacks your own tissues and organs. She was eventually put on chemotherapy for lupus and several other drugs. When she wasn’t healing, she finally decided to take control of her own health and find a natural lupus cure. What she found changed the course of her health, career...

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How to Prevent & Treat UTIs Naturally show art How to Prevent & Treat UTIs Naturally

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Urinary tract infections are a huge pain (literally). What's worse, they're most frequently treated with antibiotics, which come with their own set of serious long- and short-term side effects. We've all heard the old "drink cranberry juice" advice, but does that actually work? And are there other natural ways to treat and prevent UTIs, especially for those of us who get them chronically? In this latest episode, we investigate. Listen to learn what causes urinary tract infections and why women are much more likely to get them than men, what simple lifestyle choices could be contributing to...

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"Heal" Filmmaker Kelly Noonan Gores + A Special Announcement

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Writer, director, and producer of the documentary, Heal, Kelly Noonan Gores wants you to know one thing: that humans are designed to heal, and that each of us has the power to help our own bodies and minds to achieve optimal wellness. But, as with anything in the health and wellness world, things quickly become complicated. There’s the clash between Western medicine and more holistic routes, the complex and often ignored mind-body connection, and the fuzzy understanding of the role that genes and “inevitability” play in all of it. But Gores believes the truth at the center...

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Adrienne sits down with functional medicine practitioner and ancestral health expert to talk all things detox-related. Kresser discusses the philosophy behind ancestral health, and how that explains why we need to detox today despite our bodies' innate detoxification abilities. They also explore the benefits of detoxing, the four pillars of healthy lifestyle that support your natural detoxification processes, and the two best ways to detox. Plus, an in-depth chat about how and why sauna detox works, and the health benefits of infrared saunas. Join the conversation on the written version of the interview here: https://getwellbe.com/changemakers/chris-kresser-benefits-of-detoxing/

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