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Neurological Health

Mapping Dopamine with Dr. Loretta Breuning #356

On this episode, Dr. Loretta G. Breuning joins me to discuss the mammal brain with a focus on dopamine and the dopamine pathways. Dr. Breuning talks into the common belief that we may be lacking in dopamine vs. the reality that human’s dopamine is wired by past experiences. It’s something we can befriend, cultivate, and […]

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Mapping Polyvagal Herbalism with Brunem Warshaw #335

Brunem Warshaw is a clinical herbalist and wellness educator who weaves scientific and intuitive approaches together to support people through their healing journeys with the assistance of plant medicines. In this episode we discuss their work combining herbalism and polyvagal theory and the profound benefits that come from this synergy, particularly for those who have […]

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Mapping Pain Neuroscience with Dr. Adriaan Louw #327

Dr. Adriaan Louw joins me on this episode to discuss the brain, its role in pain, and how pain goes beyond the biological function of the body. The neuroscience of pain is a fascinating topic! Dr. Louw helps us to understand why educating clients on pain is key to their clinical outcomes.   Click here to […]

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Mapping Nociplastic Pain with Dr. Deepak Ravindran #325

Dr. Deepak Ravindran is an ‘upstreamist’ with a trauma informed approach to pain practice. In this episode we discuss the many layers to pain and how working through a thoughtful and functional lens can be beneficial to our clients and patients, and their outcomes.  Click here to learn more about Dr. Ravindran and his book […]

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Mapping Leaky Brain with Dr. Jay Lombard #323

Dr. Jay Lombard joins me this week to discuss “leaky brain.” But get ready for a deep dive into biochemistry and many clinical pearls illuminating how we can better support clients and patients diagnosed with complex neurological diseases like Parkinson’s, ALS, and Alzheimers, as well as those with autism and Asperger’s syndrome.  Click here to […]

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Mapping the Limbic System with Dr. Neil Nathan #285

In today’s episode I am pleased to be joined by Dr. Neil Nathan. Dr. Nathan is a world renowned expert in treating mold, Lyme disease and patients with multiple sensitivities. Through his work, he’s come to learn that the body must feel safe in order to heal, and focus must be brought to the limbic […]

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Mapping Sensitivity with Dr. Natasha Fallahi #270

Today I’m joined by Dr. Natasha Fallahi to explore sensitivity in clients. This episode is bound to be among your favorites! We’ve all had clients who have multiple diagnoses, a bag full of supplements and are experiencing overwhelm. While it’s easy to dismiss these clients, Dr. Natasha provides a call to action to support them […]

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Mapping Fibromyalgia with Dr. David Brady (Replay) #85

Chronic pain affects nearly 100 million Americans and chronic fatigue affects even more. The combination of these two symptoms is often called “fibromyalgia”. Yet the condition remains both mysterious and confusing to most practitioners, and a startling percentage of sufferers are misdiagnosed. Dr. Brady busts the fibro myths in this exceptional replay episode that we […]

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Mapping Migraines with Dr. Robert Sheeler #252

We’ve all experienced headaches in our lives, but when someone says they have a “migraine” we know they’re in a lot of pain. Join me today as Dr. Sheeler and I discuss migraines, what distinguishes them from the average headache, and how working through a functional lens can provide relief for our clients. Click here […]

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Mapping Neurodegeneration with Dr. Dale Bredesen #250

In today’s episode, I’m joined by one of my healthcare heroes, Dr. Dale Bredesen. We discuss his research into neurodegeneration and the four major categories that contribute to how the brain functions. “ What the disease state is telling you is that something is not right.”. We’ll take the 50,000-foot view to gain a multifactorial […]

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