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Welcome to a weekly podcast powered by the Double Doc, Dr. Richard Harris, M.D., Pharm.D. Dr. Harris is a board-certified pharmacist and holistic internal medicine physician in Houston, Texas. Dr. Harris' passion is to educate; his podcast focuses on research-based health and wellness information backed by the principles of functional medicine and the ancestral lifestyle. Dr. Harris motto is Strive for Great Health which sounds simple. However, there is a lot of conflicting information presented by so many so-called experts that people are confused about what is actually healthy. Pull up a chair, get comfy and listen to the Double Doc drop potent bits of information about what is actually in your best health interests and what you should be doing to achieve your health goals. Wellness to Dr. Harris is a holistic approach and as a partner in an educational consulting firm that specializes in curricula for social-emotional learning and mental fortitude, and a consultant for several start-up companies, the nature of the podcast will reflect Dr. Harris' wide variety of interests and expertise. One of the episodes each month will feature Dr. Harris and a special guest as they discuss topics ranging from healthcare to technology to business to interesting perspectives. We aim to be your go-to health and wellness resource as you progress on your wellness journey!

Welcome to a weekly podcast powered by the Double Doc, Dr. Richard Harris, M.D., Pharm.D. Dr. Harris is a board-certified pharmacist and holistic internal medicine physician in Houston, Texas. Dr. Harris' passion is to educate; his podcast focuses on research-based health and wellness information backed by the principles of functional medicine and the ancestral lifestyle. Dr. Harris motto is Strive for Great Health which sounds simple. However, there is a lot of conflicting information presented by so many so-called experts that people are confused about what is actually healthy. Pull up a chair, get comfy and listen to the Double Doc drop potent bits of information about what is actually in your best health interests and what you should be doing to achieve your health goals. Wellness to Dr. Harris is a holistic approach and as a partner in an educational consulting firm that specializes in curricula for social-emotional learning and mental fortitude, and a consultant for several start-up companies, the nature of the podcast will reflect Dr. Harris' wide variety of interests and expertise. One of the episodes each month will feature Dr. Harris and a special guest as they discuss topics ranging from healthcare to technology to business to interesting perspectives. We aim to be your go-to health and wellness resource as you progress on your wellness journey!

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Houston, TX

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Welcome to a weekly podcast powered by the Double Doc, Dr. Richard Harris, M.D., Pharm.D. Dr. Harris is a board-certified pharmacist and holistic internal medicine physician in Houston, Texas. Dr. Harris' passion is to educate; his podcast focuses on research-based health and wellness information backed by the principles of functional medicine and the ancestral lifestyle. Dr. Harris motto is Strive for Great Health which sounds simple. However, there is a lot of conflicting information presented by so many so-called experts that people are confused about what is actually healthy. Pull up a chair, get comfy and listen to the Double Doc drop potent bits of information about what is actually in your best health interests and what you should be doing to achieve your health goals. Wellness to Dr. Harris is a holistic approach and as a partner in an educational consulting firm that specializes in curricula for social-emotional learning and mental fortitude, and a consultant for several start-up companies, the nature of the podcast will reflect Dr. Harris' wide variety of interests and expertise. One of the episodes each month will feature Dr. Harris and a special guest as they discuss topics ranging from healthcare to technology to business to interesting perspectives. We aim to be your go-to health and wellness resource as you progress on your wellness journey!

Twitter:

@drharrismD

Language:

English

Contact:

7137142628


Episodes

Episode 60 - Encouragement Is Nourishment For Your Mind, Body, & Soul

1/27/2021
This was an enjoyable episode to record as I am joined by my good friend James Brown, The CEO of EncourageX. One of the things that we both agree is crucial but missing from today's society is encouragement. We rarely uplift others and instead default to criticism and negativity. In this episode, we discuss the following topics and more: ➡️The importance of encouragement throughout life ➡️What encouragement has done for us ➡️The ways encouragement impacts your health and mindset ➡️Tips...

Duration:00:50:42

Episode 59 - Wellness Weekly 1/21/2021

1/21/2021
We discuss the following topics in this episode: ➡️Wellness Journey – Letting go ➡️Article 1 – The link between advertising and obesity ➡️Article 2 – Brown fat & cardiometabolic risk ➡️Rootine Supplement – Zinc This Weeks Sponsor: Real Ketones: https://www.realketones.com/#drharrismd Become A Strive for Great Health Insider Today: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders. Insiders gain discounts for our other wellness services, a list of fundamental take-home points to...

Duration:00:33:22

Episode 58 - What's It Like To Be A Hospitalist?

1/18/2021
One of the many questions I get asked is, what is it like to be a doctor? Trained in internal medicine, Dr. Curtis Okpara joins the show for us to discuss what it's like to work in the hospital, how important work-life balance is to us, what has happened to physician autonomy, and how Dr. Okpara is educating the world about what goes on with us physicians behind the white coat. It's a candid conversation about the things we love and the things we wish changed in healthcare. Dr. Okpara also...

Duration:00:27:38

Episode 57 - Wellness Weekly 1/14/2021

1/15/2021
We dive into the following topics in this episode: ➡️Wellness Journey – Self Care➡️Article 1 – What happens if you immobilize one arm and exercise the other➡️Article 2 – Ketosis as a treatment for COVID-19➡️Rootine Supplement – MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) This Weeks Sponsor: Rootine: https://rootinevitamins.df7rps.net/c/2446411/848858/10924 Become A Strive for Great Health Insider Today: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders. Are you looking for a deeper experience with the...

Duration:00:56:41

Episode 56 - Sleep Science: Recovery, Memory, Repair

1/11/2021
Insomnia and sleep disorders are incredibly prevalent in America. Nearly 70 million Americans have a sleep disorder, insomnia being chief amongst them. 30% of adults report experiencing short term insomnia; 10% report long term insomnia (nearly 33 million adults!). It is recommended that we get 7-9 hours of sleep, yet 35% of adults get less than the recommended amount of sleep. Insomnia, anxiety, and depression rates increased in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social unrest, and...

Duration:00:35:18

Episode 55 - Wellness Weekly 1/7/2021

1/7/2021
Our first Wellness Weekly of the new year starts off with a bang. We cover the following topics in this episode: ➡️Wellness Journey – COVID hits the Harris household➡️Article 1 – Vitamin D co-administration with probiotics➡️Article 2 – Fat mass and risk of death➡️Rootine Supplement – Alpha Lipoic Acid Become A Strive for Great Health Insider Today: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders. Are you looking for a deeper experience with the podcast, or maybe you'd like to support the...

Duration:00:36:25

Episode 54 - Growth Mindset

1/4/2021
It's that time of year; you know, the one where everyone makes a New Year resolution to lose weight, or eat healthy, or save money. Every year we make resolutions, and every year we don't quite reach the lofty goal we set. There's nothing wrong with having big audacious goals, even during a pandemic. The effects of COVID-19 have made now the most crucial time in history to achieve those self-care and wellness goals. So why do people not succeed in their resolutions? The main answer is that...

Duration:00:43:04

Episode 53 - Health Disparities With Dr. Cheng Ruan

12/21/2020
Wow, what a way to close out 2020! Dr. Cheng Ruan, a titan in functional and holistic medicine, joins Dr. Harris to discuss health disparities in medicine and clinical research. The topic expands far beyond that as the doctors had an incredible vibe. They also discuss the following topics: ➡️The COVID vaccine and reasons for and against it ➡️The most critical step in healing your body ➡️How NFL veterans and combat veterans are quite similar ➡️Bioenergetics and why they matter ➡️How to...

Duration:01:23:42

Episode 52 - Wellness Weekly 12/17/2020

12/17/2020
This episode covers the following topics: ➡️Wellness Journey - My life as a pansy ➡️Article 1 - Gene expression and brain thickness ➡️Article 2 - Subjective well-being and health behaviors ➡️Rootine Supplement - Vitamin E Become A Strive for Great Health Insider Today: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders. Insiders gain discounts for our other wellness services, a list of fundamental take-home points to facilitate easy listening, a discussion forum for each episode, a behind...

Duration:00:35:26

Episode 51 - Before The Ashes Fall

12/14/2020
Before The Ashes Fall is a novel and upcoming film by visionary David Serafine that presents an entirely new perspective on Alzheimer's disease. Before his groundbreaking work, few mainstream entertainment projects had focused on the disease from the vantage point of those most affected by it; the minority community. We had the pleasure of interviewing David about his work and how he plans to utilize the film and book to help raise awareness and help those with this devastating...

Duration:00:33:21

Episode 50 - Wellness Weekly 12/10/2020

12/10/2020
This episode covers the following topics: ➡️Wellness Journey - The dancing man➡️Research Article 1 - Light therapy for brain injury➡️Research Article 2 - The microbiome influences carbohydrate metabolism➡️Rootine Supplement - Vitamin B6 Become A Strive for Great Health Insider Today: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders. Insiders gain discounts for our other wellness services, a list of fundamental take-home points to facilitate easy listening, a discussion forum for each...

Duration:00:29:01

Episode 49 - Alzheimer's Disease

12/7/2020
Alzheimer's disease is currently the sixth-leading cause of death in the US, and rates are predicted to triple by 2050. It is a devastating illness, and conventional medicine has made little headway in preventing or treating Alzheimer's disease. According to the literature, 40-45% of the cases are preventable, but holistic physicians think that number is underestimated. Alzheimer's has several root causes, which we discuss in this podcast. We also talk about what you can do to prevent and...

Duration:00:27:03

Episode 48 - Wellness Weekly 12/3/2020

12/3/2020
This episode of Wellness Weekly covers the following topics: ➡️Wellness Journeys: Be like This episode of Wellness Weekly covers the following topics: ➡️Wellness Journeys: Be like Bain! ➡️Article 1: Maternal diabetes and risk of offspring cardiovascular disease in early adulthood ➡️Article 2: Organic food and reduced pesticide exposure ➡️Supplement: Vitamin C Become A Strive for Great Health Insider Today: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders. Insiders gain discounts for...

Duration:00:35:54

Episode 47 - A Functional Approach To Acne

11/30/2020
Acne is a common condition affecting millions of Americans of all ages. While usually regarded as a cosmetic issue, acne can be the herald of a much deeper problem hiding within the body. The skin is a beautiful organ with numerous functions, and dysregulation in its function can cause acne. This episode discusses the skin's functions, how acne forms, the root cause of acne, and how you can holistically heal your skin. Become A Strive for Great Health Insider Today:...

Duration:00:27:06

Episode 46 - Wellness Weekly 11/26/2020

11/26/2020
Welcome to the first installment of our new weekly podcast segment, Wellness Weekly. We have combined Wellness Journey Monday, Research Tuesday/Thursday, & Supplement Saturday into one video/audio segment for your listening pleasure (previously these segments were only on YouTube). This episode covers: Wellness Journeys: H.E.R.O Acronym & Psychological Resilience Research Article 1: Smoking, Brain Inflammation, & Alzheimer's Research Article 2: Neighborhood Poverty &...

Duration:00:31:48

Episode 45 - A New Urgent Care

11/23/2020
Dr. Harris is joined by Dr. Tamara Beckford, an emergency medicine physician, and entrepreneur who sees a bright future for online medicine. Dr. Beckford has been taking care of "urgencies" in the ER that often could be addressed in the outpatient setting; however, our primary care physicians are overloaded and frequently overbooked. These urgencies go untreated and transform into emergencies that land people in the ER. Dr. Beckford asked herself if there was a better way, and if she could...

Duration:00:34:17

Episode 44 - Nitric Oxide

11/21/2020
Dr. Harris joins Dr. Nathan Bryan, one of the preeminent researchers of nitric oxide and the CEO/Founder of Nitric Oxide Innovations, LLC and author of Functional Nitric Oxide Nutrition. Nitric oxide does not get the love it should in the media or by mainstream medicine. Dysfunction in nitric oxide is at the core of many chronic diseases that are so prevalent now. In this episode, Dr. Harris and Dr. Bryan discuss nitric oxide, a new study currently recruiting regarding nitric oxide and...

Duration:00:30:34

Episode 43 - Be Ageless

11/18/2020
We piggyback on last week's Live Long & Prosper episode with a new release featuring an Ageless wonder. Nathaniel Wilkins is 66 years young and exemplifies everything we talked about in the previous episode. While we focused on the scientific portion of aging in the last episode, this episode focuses on the mindset necessary to become ageless. Connect with Nathaniel Wilkins: Website: https://agelessworkout.com/ Become A Strive for Great Health Insider Today:...

Duration:00:36:23

Episode 42 - Live Long & Prosper

11/11/2020
My goal is to live as well as I can for as long as possible, and that's also what I help my clients do. In this episode, we discuss the cellular process of aging and how that impacts longevity. You'll hear all about the aging process, what influences the aging process, and how you can improve your cells' biological age. This information will help you achieve the much mentioned Star Trek motto of Live Long & Prosper! Let's reverse the clock together. Become A Strive for Great Health...

Duration:00:33:23

Episode 41 - Vitamin D

11/4/2020
42% of the US is deficient in this critical hormone that has a large effect on our health. Vitamin D regulates the expression of 200 different genes, is involved with our immune systems, and is responsible for bone health, to name a few of the things it is involved with. Multiple studies have shown the importance of Vitamin D with COVID as prevention and treatment. In this episode, we discuss what Vitamin D is, how we get it, how we measure levels and what optimal levels are, symptoms of...

Duration:00:34:12