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Podcast 119: Book Club 1 Brain Maker

Dr. Meaghan and Dr. Ron Kirschling dive into the book The Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain- For Life by Dr. David Perlmutter. This book really dives into the effects that the gut microbe has on brain health. And even how the gut microbiome is linked to different diseases such as autism, obesity, and general health. We have attacked our microbiome due to environmental factors, such as: Due to these, and other reasons, we are seeing a rise in conditions...


Podcast 118: Promoting Optimal Brain Health

Today we welcome Dr. Jeremy Schmoe of Minnesota Functional Neurology and Chiropractic. This is just a fascinating podcast talking about the importance of brain health and rehabilitating the brain for optimal wellness. This has been one of my favorite podcasts to date because people don't talk enough about the importance of rehabilitating the brain no matter what the trauma has been. Dr. Schmoe breaks this down into an easy to understand way. On top of that his background is very...


Podcast 117: A Teenager's Perspective on Food Restrictions

Today we welcome Erica Brahan to discuss with us the limitations and frustrations of food restrictions that are specific to teenagers. Erica shares with us her journey with various health concerns and food restrictions. This podcast is jam packed with both information about food sensitivities and what they are and how to best incorporate dietary changes into your life when your food is making you sick. Thanks Erica for coming on the show and if anyone is looking for her book or more...


Podcast 116: The Embodied Life with Michelle Langdon

BTBHA welcomes back Michelle Langdon from the Embodied Life for the third part of our three-part series. In this podcast, we discuss the effect that social media has on our self-worth and how we can promote balance in a society that is driven by social media. This is one of my favorite conversations so far and I really think that so many people will find benefit from the different topics that we bring up in this podcast. RESOURCES THAT WE DISCUSS IN THIS PODCAST


Podcast 115: Natural Approaches to Fertility

In this podcast, Dr. Meaghan Kirschling discusses natural approaches to fertility and reproductive health. Reproduction is a complicated system, and infertility issues affect many women. However, we do not talk about all the aspects of reproduction enough, and this podcast focuses on starting that important conversation. In this podcast, we want to discuss fertility and provide some examples of individuals that Dr. Meaghan has helped with fertility. IN THIS PODCAST, WE WILL ADDRESS THE...


Podcast 114: Book Club The Second Brain Part 2

Dr. Meaghan and Dr. Ron tackle the second part of the book The Second Brain by Dr. Michael Gershon. This book is jam packed with great research and information about the physiology of the digestive system. We discuss the research, how it changed functional medicine and what it means to everyone. WHAT WE WILL DISCUSS IN THIS PODCAST


Podcast 113: Folic Acid and Autism

Recently there was an article that I found on about a potential link that was found between folic acid and autism. Here is a link to the article: The article discusses the fact that there might be a connection between taking too much folic acid and B12 during pregnancy and an increase in autism. The immediate reaction to this research is that this is premature and women should still stay on folic acid during pregnancy....


Podcast 112: Th1/Th2 Balance with Patrick Plum

Podcast 112: Th1/Th2 Balance BTBHA welcomes back Patrick Plum to discuss Th1/Th2 Balance. Patrick shares with us his personal story about Th1 and Th2 dominance in order to show the importance of balancing the immune system when dealing with chronic diseases of the immune system such as Lyme Disease. This is an aspect of health and infectious diseases that practitioners don't always explore. Therefore, it is important for everyone to understand the way the both parts of the immune system...


Podcast 111: The Second Brain Book Club 1

Podcast 111: Book Club 1 The Second Brain by Michael D. Gersh In the first part of this book club, Dr. Meaghan Kirschling and Dr. Ronnie Kirschling discuss Part 1 of the book. Dr. Michael Gershon has spent his career studying the digestive system and its intricate role in overall health and wellness. We are seeing so many more digestive system concerns and many functional medicine doctors focus on the digestive system as the route of all health. This was the groundbreaking book that...


Podcast 110: How to Live Your Now and Not 15 lbs From Now

We welcome back Michelle Langdon from the Embodied Life for the second part of our series with her about how our thoughts affect our actions and goals in life. WHAT WE DISCUSS IN THIS PODCAST RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS PODCAST Eat That FrogPodcast 108: Intuitive Eating with Michelle LangdonThe Embodied Life


Podcast 109: Book Club 3 Wahls Protocol

In this last part of the book club on The WahlsProtocol by Dr. Terry Wahls we sum up Part 3 of the book. This part of the book was called Going Beyond Food. Itaddresses the other components of optimal health and wellnessincluding exercise, supplementing, and alternative medicine. In this podcast, Dr Meaghan and Dr. Ron discuss a variety oftopics that Dr. Wahls brings up in this book. This book is a greatoverview of functional medicine and there is a lot of great talkingpoints. WHAT YOU...


Podcast 108: Intuitive Eating with Michelle Langdon

Beyond the Basics Health Academy welcomes Michelle Langdon with The Embodied Life. Michelle is a health coach that works with clients to help with weight, life goals, and relationships with food. We are excited to have her on for a series of topics related to body image, goals, and talking about these important topics that everyone goes through but few people really discuss. In this podcast, she shares her story about how she struggled with weight issues and it structured her life and...


Podcast 107: Sow Organic and Organic Farming

Thanks for joining Dr. Meaghan and Wendy for another podcast episode. In this episode, we welcome back Lydia Henshaw with Sow Organic to talk about the tools and resources that Sow Organic offers to help facilitate managing organic farmers. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS PODCAST Thank you so much, Lydia, for coming back on the BTBHA podcast to share your knowledge, experience, and insight into organic farming.


Podcast 106: The Wahls Protocol Book Club 2

Podcast 106: The Wahls Protocol Book Club 2 Dr. Meaghan Kirschling and Dr. Ronnie Kirschling discuss the second part of The Wahls Protocol by Dr. Terry Wahls, MD. In this part she goes into more detail about the effects that diet can have on health and wellness. She talks about what dietary changes she made in order to get back her health and go from being in a wheelchair to improving her energy, muscle strength, and overall health. Listen in as we discuss the research and clinical...


Podcast 105: Mold Toxicity

Podcast 105: Mold Toxicity Today BTBHA welcomes Rochelle and Alyssa as they talk about their health journey after being exposed to mold in a work setting. They both started to have chronic problems that were not going away after seeing many different specialists. They soon found out that their school had mold. They are kind enough to share their journey from diagnosis to recovery to help others. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to them at...


Podcast 104: Ganoderma with Dr. Tanae Romportl

Podcast 104: Benefits of Ganoderma with Dr. Tanae Romportl Beyond the Basics Health Academy welcomes Dr. Tanae Romportl from Natural Medicine Center of Houston, Texas. Dr. Tanae is on a mission to help others balance their lives and live with physical, chemical, emotional, spiritual, financial, and relational health. She is a wealth of knowledge and information, and we are so excited to have her stop by and share her expertise and research. Dr. Tanae is here to talk about the benefits of...


Podcast 103: Book Club

PODCAST 103: Book Club #1 for Wahl's Protocol In this book club, we discuss the first three chapters in The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine by Dr. Terry Wahls, MD. Dr. Ron Kirschling, MD joins Dr. Meaghan for this book club as we discuss functional medicine and its approach to both chronic disease and overall health and wellness. In these chapters, Dr. Wahls explains how her health started to decline as she was diagnosed with...


Podcast 102 Interview with Suzanne Somers

Dr. Meaghan and Wendy are so thrilled to be sitting down and talking to Suzanne Somers. Many of you know Suzanne from her work as an actress, particularly her role of Chrissy on Three's Company. Most recently, Suzanne is an advocate for Bio identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Integrative health and taking a proactive approach to one's health and well-being. Suzanne has written 25 books, many of them about the importance of proper hormone replacement, including the two most recent ones...


101: Fertility

Podcast 101: Fertility Dr. Meaghan and Wendy discuss fertility and options for fertility. Many of the times it is necessary to assess each women’s hormone levels to assess for the reason for fertility issues. We talk about what causes infertility issues and what are the current fertility trends. We discuss Clomid and the mechanism of action and why it works really well for some women but some of the side effects for other women. RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS...



Podcast 100: PCOS Diva Wendy and Dr. Meaghan are so elated to welcome Amy Medling, the PCOS Diva, to the BTBHA soundwaves. Amy is an amazing resource for health, wellness, and PCOS. Amy is a health coach and has been blogging since 2009 and helping women around the world with PCOS. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS PODCAST • More about the PCOS Diva and her journey • Advice that she has for women dealing with PCOS RESOURCES THAT ARE ADDRESSED IN THIS PODCAST • Ted Talk from Mel...


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