The Root Cause Medicine Podcast
In each episode, we’ll meet renowned medical experts, specialists and pioneers who’ve influenced the way certain conditions and diseases are understood and treated. We focus on giving you the information you need to understand the root cause, symptoms and treatments available for specific medical conditions.
How Should You Eat and Exercise During Each Phase of Your Cycle with Dr. Stephanie Estima
June 30, 2022 • 71 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Stephanie Estima, Founder and CEO of Hello Betty, Host of Better! With Dr. Stephanie, and Best-Selling Author of The Betty Body. They discuss the different phases of the cycle, how hormones impact exercise choices, and cycle syncing. Dr. Stephanie is the Founder of Hello Betty – a community centered around female empowerment through health and business coaching. She is a doctor of chiropractic focusing on metabolism, body composition, functional neurology, and female physiology. Dr. Stephanie is also the Host of the Better! Podcast With Dr. Stephanie, featuring the world’s leading voices on health and wellness, and Best-Selling Author of The Betty Body: A Geeky Goddess' Guide to Intuitive Eating, Balanced Hormones, and Transformative Sex. She has featured on Thrive Global and The Huffington Post and has amassed over 3.5 million article reads on Medium.com.
Have You Been Taking Probiotics Wrong? Is It Time For Postbiotics? with Dr. Heather Zwickey
June 23, 2022 • 51 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Heather Zwickey, an immunologist/microbiologist, Researcher, Speaker, Mentor, and Director of Communication and Innovation at Thaena. They discuss the difference between prebiotics, probiotics, and postbiotics for your gut health. Dr. Heather Zwickey has a Ph.D. in Immunology and Microbiology from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. In 2003, Dr. Zwickey launched the Helfgott Research Institute at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland. She also established the School of Graduate Studies, developing Master's programs in research, nutrition, and global health among others. Currently, Dr. Zwickey co-leads an NIH-funded clinical research training program and is the Director of Communication and Innovation at Thaena.
How Your Menstrual Cycle is Your Fifth Vital Sign with Lisa Hendrickson-Jack
June 16, 2022 • 60 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Lisa Hendrickson-Jack, a Certified Fertility Awareness Educator, Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner, Host of The Fertility Friday Podcast, and Author of The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. They discuss all about the nuances of your menstrual cycle and the fertility awareness method (FAM). Lisa Hendrickson-Jack is a Certified Fertility Awareness Educator and Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner. With twenty years of experience in the field, Lisa teaches women how to understand their cycles, avoid pregnancy without hormones, or optimize their chances for conception. She is also the author of The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility, in which she debunks the myth that regular ovulation is only important when you want children by recognizing the menstrual cycle as a vital sign. As the Host of The Fertility Friday Podcast, Lisa empowers women to seek the support they need to optimize their cycles and overall health.
How Are Men’s Food Choices Affecting Their Testosterone with Dr. Robert Silverman
June 9, 2022 • 37 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Robert Silverman, a chiropractic doctor, Clinical Nutritionist, International Speaker, Author, and Founder of Westchester Integrative Health Center. They discuss how the food you eat and your gut relate to men's health and testosterone levels. Dr. Robert G. Silverman is a chiropractic doctor, clinical nutritionist, international speaker, and author of “Inside-Out Health: A Revolutionary Approach to Your Body,” an Amazon No. 1 bestseller in 2016. The ACA Sports Council named Dr. Silverman “Sports Chiropractor of the Year” in 2015. His extensive list of educational accomplishments includes six different degrees in clinical nutrition. He is also the founder of Westchester Integrative Health Center, specializing in joint pain treatment using functional nutrition, along with cutting-edge, science-based, and nonsurgical approaches.
What’s The Deal With Declining Testosterone In Men with Dr. Geo Espinosa
June 2, 2022 • 50 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Geo Espinosa, a naturopathic functional doctor, acupuncturist, nutritionist, and a recognized expert in men’s urological conditions. They discuss testosterone, erectile issues, prostate, and many others. Dr. Geo is a naturopathic functional doctor specializing in urology and men's health. He is also the Co-founder and Medical Director of XY wellness and the Director of the Integrative Urology Center at the NYU Langone Medical Center. As an avid researcher and writer, Dr. Espinosa has authored numerous scientific papers and books, including co-editing the book Integrative Sexual Health and is the author of the best-selling prostate cancer text Thrive Don’t Only Survive.
How Do Your Hormones Change at Every Age and Stage with Dr. Alison McAllister
May 26, 2022 • 52 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Alison McAllister, a Naturopathic Physician at ZRT Laboratory. They discuss what happens to your body and hormones as you move from puberty through menopause and beyond. Dr. Alison McAllister is the lead clinical consultant for ZRT Laboratory, a specialty hormone lab from Portland, Oregon, and a recognized leader in innovative and meaningful hormone, neurotransmitter, and elements testing. Dr. McAllister is also a regular speaker and educator on women's health, cortisol, neuro-transmitters, and thyroid health, and regularly lectures at the A4M.
Is estrogen the root of all evil or a helpful hormone with Dr. Tara Scott
May 19, 2022 • 42 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Tara Scott, a Hormone Guru, Founder, and Chief Medical Officer at Revitalize Medical Group. They discuss estrogen metabolism, including different types of estrogen, how estrogen gets detoxified, what estrogen does in your body, and many more. Dr. Tara Scott is a traditionally trained OB/GYN who now practices functional medicine. With over twenty-five years of experience and three board certifications in OB/GYN, Functional medicine, and Integrative medicine, Dr. Scott has helped thousands of patients struggling with hormone issues. She is the founder of Revitalize, a medical practice focused on wellness, and the creator of the online Revitalize Academy, a course to help patients improve their hormone problems themselves. Dr. Scott is also a speaker and has featured in The List, Authority Magazine, Thrive Global, and numerous podcasts.
Hormonal Myths You Might Have Been Told with Dr. Trevor Cates
May 16, 2022 • 35 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Trevor Cates, Owner and Founder at The Spa Dr. They discuss myths about hormones and how women can restore their hormonal balance to live healthy and in harmony. Dr. Trevor Cates is the author of the USA Today bestselling book Clean Skin From Within and Natural Beauty Reset: The 7-Day Program to Harmonize Hormones and Restore Radiance. She was the first woman licensed as a naturopathic doctor in California and is the host of the Hormones, Health & Harmony Docuseries, The Woman’s Doctor Podcast, and the Younger Skin From Within. Dr. Cates’ goal is to inspire and empower women to find the keys to harmonizing their hormones and opening their eyes to their natural beauty.
Does Fasting Help or Hurt Your Hormones with Dr. Mindy Pelz
May 12, 2022 • 49 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Mindy Pelz, a renowned holistic health and fasting expert, best-selling author, speaker, and podcast host. She is also the Founder of the Reset Academy, a private membership group, where she teaches women how to sync a fasting lifestyle with their hormones. Dr. Pelz talks with leading health professionals and thought leaders on fasting, nutrition, ketogenic diet, hormones, and more on The Resetter Podcast. She is a best-selling author of "The Reset Factor," "The Menopause Reset," and "The Reset Kitchen." They discuss the different types of fasting and how it affects your hormones.
Can You Change Your Genetics? With Dr. Yael Joffe
May 5, 2022 • 49 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Yael Joffe, a dietician with a Ph.D. in Nutrigenomics. She's at the forefront of this field and regularly educates, speaks on podcasts, and writes about the subject. Dr. Joffe is also the Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer at CSO 3X4 Genetics, a digital health company pioneering the application of genomics to improve human health and sports performance. They discuss how genetics impacts your body's health and how you can influence it positively.
Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions, Incontinence, and Kegel Exercises with Dr. Danielle Bailey, Owner of 360 Health & Wellness Services
April 28, 2022 • 44 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Danielle Bailey, Owner of 360 Health & Wellness Services. They discuss common pelvic floor issues and symptoms such as urinary leakage, tailbone pain, frequent restroom breaks, pain during intercourse, constipation, and how to treat them correctly.
Oral Health, Fluoride, and Your Toothpaste with Dr. Staci Whitman, a Functional Kids’ Dentist and Founder of NoPo Kids Dentistry
April 21, 2022 • 57 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Staci Whitman, a Functional Kids’ Dentist and Founder of NoPo Kids Dentistry. They discuss oral health, detailing mouth, teeth, gums, and even toothpaste, but also dive into fluoride, flossing, tongue scraping, and more.
How Your Gut Microbiome is Tied to Your Hormone Health with Keri Anania, Owner and Physician Assistant at Nebraska Functional Medicine
April 14, 2022 • 47 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Keri Anania, owner and physician assistant at Nebraska Functional Medicine. They discuss how the gut microbiome affects the body's hormones and how the health of your entire digestive system relates to the health of your hormones.
How to Thrive in the Perimenopause and Menopause Transition with Dr. LaKeischa McMillan, an Integrative Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Speaker, Podcaster, and Author
April 7, 2022 • 68 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. LaKeischa McMillan, an integrative obstetrician-gynecologist, speaker, podcaster, and author. They discuss how women can thrive through perimenopause and menopause, some common symptoms, and hormone therapy.
Is Your Blood Work Really Normal? A Functional Look at Common Lab Markers with Dr. Dicken Weatherby, Founder, and CEO at OptimalDX
March 31, 2022 • 57 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Dicken Weatherby, Founder, and CEO at OptimalDX. They discuss the secrets behind the complete blood count (CBC) and comprehensive metabolic panel (CMP).
Never Felt Well Since You’ve Hit your Head? Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries with Dr. Paul Hrkal, Naturopathic Doctor and Scientific Advisory Board Member at Complete Concussion Management
March 24, 2022 • 49 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Paul Hrkal, Naturopathic Doctor and Scientific Advisory Board Member at Complete Concussion Management. They discuss concussions, traumatic brain injuries, and post-concussion syndrome.
Intermittent Fasting for Women with Cynthia Thurlow, a Nurse Practitioner, CEO and Founder of the Everyday Wellness
March 17, 2022 • 59 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Cynthia Thurlow, a nurse practitioner, CEO and founder of Everyday Wellness. They discuss the basics, myths, and misconceptions about fasting and how it can help women reduce insulin resistance, improve inflammation, support weight goals, and improve energy at every stage of life.
The Myths and Misconceptions About Your Thyroid Health with Dr. Eric Balcavage, a Functional Medicine Doctor, Author and Owner of Rejuvagen Center
March 10, 2022 • 48 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Eric Balcavage, a Functional Medicine Chiropractic Doctor, Author, and Owner of Rejuvagen Center. They discuss myths and misconceptions around your thyroid and thyroid testing from a functional medicine perspective.
ADHD, Addiction, Brain Scans, and Brain Health with Dr. Jay Faber, a Clinical and Forensic Psychiatrist at Amen Clinics
March 3, 2022 • 47 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Jay Faber, a clinical and forensic psychiatrist at Amen Clinics. They discuss how to improve brain health and ADHD and the impact of addiction and concussions on the brain.
Heart Disease, Hormones and Women with Dr. Doreen Saltiel, the Executive Director of Clinical Education at Precision Analytical Inc
February 24, 2022 • 53 MIN
In today’s episode, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Doreen Saltiel, the Executive Director of Clinical Education at Precision Analytical Inc. They discuss heart disease in women, menopause, and hormone replacement therapy.
Lipid Testing with Dr. Ralph Esposito, a Naturopathic Physician and Acupuncturist
February 17, 2022 • 55 MIN
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Ralph Esposito, a naturopathic physician and acupuncturist. They discuss cholesterol testing, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, Apolipoprotein B, and sterols.
Using Food as a Medicine Approach to Address Mental Health and Make Your Brain Hormones with Dr. Kate Henry, a Naturopathic Doctor and Wellness Speaker
February 10, 2022 • 43 MIN
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Kate Henry, a Naturopathic Doctor and Wellness Speaker. They discuss food as a medicine approach to mental health and the physiology of the vitamins, nutrients, and amino acids that make up the neurotransmitters in our brain.
Heart Health with Dr. Russell Jaffe, Chairman and CEO at PERQUE Integrative Health
February 3, 2022 • 39 MIN
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Carrie Jones is joined by Dr. Russell Jaffe, Chairman and CEO of PERQUE Integrative Health. They discuss the leading causes of heart disease and why doctors should adopt a proactive and preventive approach to dealing with diseases.
Autoimmune Diseases with Dr. Rob Silverman, Founder of Westchester Integrative Health Center
February 1, 2022 • 49 MIN
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Anthony Crifase is joined by Dr. Rob Silverman, speaker, sports injury specialist, certified nutrition specialist, author, and founder of Westchester Integrative Health Center. They discuss the root causes behind autoimmune diseases and also dive deeper into the symptoms, tests, and treatments for these conditions.
Genetic Testing with Dr. Hailey Arnold, Co-Owner of DNA RX and NutriTots
January 27, 2022 • 43 MIN
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Anthony Crifase is joined by Dr. Hailey Arnold, co-owner of DNA RX and NutriTots. They discuss genetic testing and the practicality of how genetic information can help in finding the root causes for patients.
How Does Mental Health Play a Role in Nutrition and Diet and Vice Versa with Dr. Antonella Aguilera-Ruiz, the Head of Clinical Program at Peace of Mind
January 6, 2022 • 44 MIN
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Anthony Crifase is joined by Dr. Antonella Aguilera-Ruiz, the Head of the Clinical Program at Peace of Mind and a Naturopathic Doctor at Wild Lemon Health. They discuss how nutrition and diet influence mental health issues and vice versa, the importance of choosing the right type of therapy, and how our body systems connect and impact each other.
Adrenal Fatigue and HPA Axis Dysfunction with Nathan Bridges, Clinical Support Manager at Sanesco International
December 23, 2021 • 53 MIN
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Anthony Crifase is joined by Nathan Bridges, Clinical Support Manager at Sanesco International. They discuss the differences between adrenal fatigue and HPA axis dysfunction, the most common root causes, the role of parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous systems, and the types of tests to identify adrenal fatigue and HPA axis dysfunction.
Environmental and Food Allergens with Dr. Chris Meletis, Clinical Science Educator at US Biotek Laboratories
November 17, 2021 • 58 MIN
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Anthony Crifase is joined by Dr. Chris Meletis, Clinical Science Educator at US Biotek Laboratories. They discuss the differences between environmental and food allergens, their impact on our body, and several types of tests and treatments for these allergies.
Hormonal Imbalances with Dr. Elizabeth Yurth, Founder and Medical Director of the Boulder Longevity Institute
November 4, 2021 • 45 MIN
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Anthony Crifase is joined by Dr. Elizabeth Yurth, Founder and Medical Director of the Boulder Longevity Institute. They discuss the most common root issues linked with hormone imbalances in women, reasons and signs of hormonal imbalances, and the treatment options available for women.
Fertility with Dr. Dan Kalish, DC, IFMCP, Founder at Kalish Institute
October 21, 2021 • 36 MIN
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Anthony Crifase is joined by Dr. Dan Kalish, DC, IFMCP, Founder of Kalish Institute. They discuss the root cause of infertility, the negative impact of plastic on the rhythm of your hormones, and how to reverse the effects of years of neglecting your hormones.
GI Health with Dr. Cheryl Burdette, NP, Co-Founder at Dunwoody Labs
October 6, 2021 • 48 MIN
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Anthony Crifase is joined by Dr. Cheryl Burdette, NP, Co-Founder at Dunwoody Labs. They discuss the importance of nutritional and metabolic tests, how inflammation in the gut can cause depression and the impact of our microbiome on health.
Food Sensitivities with Brandy Zachary, DC, IFMCP, Clinical Director at Body Love Cafe
October 6, 2021 • 43 MIN
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Anthony Crifase is joined by Brandy Zachary, DC, IFMCP, Clinical Director at Body Love Cafe. They discuss the root cause of food sensitivities, the difference between food sensitivities and allergies and the future of food sensitivity treatment.
The Root Cause Medicine Podcast - Trailer
October 6, 2021 • 1 MIN
In this trailer, Dr. Anthony Crifase shares what to expect from The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, and why we are doing this...