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Integrative physician, Michael A. Smith, MD is committed to providing listeners with the most current health information available.

Integrative physician, Michael A. Smith, MD is committed to providing listeners with the most current health information available.
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Rolling Meadows, IL

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Integrative physician, Michael A. Smith, MD is committed to providing listeners with the most current health information available.

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@YourRadioMD

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English

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1600 Golf Road, Suite 1200 Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 847-577-6155


Episodes

Ask Dr. Mike: Reducing Risk for Genetic Cancer Predisposition

2/24/2016
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Listen in as Dr. Mike provides the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions.Here you'll find the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions posed by Healthy Talk fans. Listen in because what you know helps ensure healthy choices you can live with. Today on Healthy Talk, you wanted to know: I don’t want to get cancer, but I have a family history of cancer. What can I do to decrease my odds? The key to cancer prevention is keeping your cells healthy. Cancer is a cell...

Duration:00:09:43

Ask Dr. Mike: Reducing Risk for Genetic Cancer Predisposition

2/24/2016
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Listen in as Dr. Mike provides the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions.Here you'll find the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions posed by Healthy Talk fans. Listen in because what you know helps ensure healthy choices you can live with. Today on Healthy Talk, you wanted to know: I don’t want to get cancer, but I have a family history of cancer. What can I do to decrease my odds? The key to cancer prevention is keeping your cells healthy. Cancer is a cell...

Duration:00:09:43

Ask Dr. Mike: Repeat Heart Attack Prevention

2/24/2016
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Listen in as Dr. Mike provides the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions.Here you'll find the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions posed by Healthy Talk fans. Listen in because what you know helps ensure healthy choices you can live with. Today on Healthy Talk, you wanted to know: Can you suggest a heart protocol for someone who has had a heart attack? Many patients go on an ACE inhibitor or something to control blood pressure. We devise regimens that are...

Duration:00:09:43

Safe Exercises for Lung Disease Patients

2/24/2016
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How does exercise help people with lung disease?Everyone knows exercise is a component of healthy living. It's important to exercise, even when challenged with lung disease. Speaking with your doctor and starting out with a low gradient is the best way to get started. Here are some exercises for beginners who are battling lung disease: Dr. Jack Coleman joins Dr. Mike to share how exercise can benefit those with lung disease.

Duration:00:09:43

Stem Cell Therapy Takes on Lung Disease

2/24/2016
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What can stem cell therapy accomplish with lung disease?Stem cells are the body's natural way of healing. When you are sick or injured, stem cells travel through the body to the site that needs repair. But, the stem cells the body provides don't work fast enough to remedy a chronic progressive disease like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Stem cell therapy introduces additional stem cells to battle the disease by rebuilding healthy cells in the affected area. New developments...

Duration:00:08:29

Benefits of Female Ginseng

2/24/2016
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Find out what dong quai, also known as the female ginseng, can do for you.Ginseng is well known for for its ability to support male sexual function, heart health, and endurance. Dong quai is known as the female ginseng, mainly because of its ability to ease menopausal symptoms. But, dong quai can help men and women alike with a myriad of concerns. Dong quai supports mood with potential seratonin-like qualities. It also supports bone strength and eases inflammation of the joints. It...

Duration:00:09:43

Ask Dr. Mike: Osteoporosis Prevention & Virus Help

2/17/2016
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Listen in as Dr. Mike provides the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions.Here you'll find the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions posed by Healthy Talk fans. Listen in because what you know helps ensure healthy choices you can live with. Today on Healthy Talk, you wanted to know: I am healthy and 74 years old. My family doc said I need to take fosamax because I have osteopenia that could become osteoporosis. I have asthma and it has always been well...

Duration:00:09:42

Ask Dr. Mike: Curcumin to Fight Alzheimer's & Vitamin D Levels

2/17/2016
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Listen in as Dr. Mike provides the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions.Here you'll find the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions posed by Healthy Talk fans. Listen in because what you know helps ensure healthy choices you can live with. Today on Healthy Talk, you wanted to know: I read an article on www.lifeextension.com about curcumin and how it might be an Alzheimer's treatment. It didn't get into how it would do it, other than curcumin is a good...

Duration:00:09:42

Food: The Gut-Brain Connection

2/17/2016
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Changes in gut bacteria can influence your appetite.Your moment-to-moment weight can ultimately be determined by a simple equation: calories in minus calories out. How your body handles stress, calorie combinations, seratonin in the brain, hormones, sugar management, inflammation, and chronic disease can all influence how your body works with that equation. Combining sugar and fat together changes the types of bacteria that live in the small bowel. That can influence appetite and...

Duration:00:09:43

Why You Eat What You Eat

2/17/2016
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How do genetics and emotions lead you to eat certain foods?There is no miracle solution to weight loss. The latest cleanse or elimination diet won't shed the pounds and keep them off. Learning better eating habits can help you lose the weight. Some foods give you an energy boost, and some foods make you drag. When you are aware of the foods that work for YOU, you will be on the path to success. How do genetics and emotions lead you to eat certain foods? Dr. Cliff Thomas joins Dr. Mike to...

Duration:00:09:42

An Apple a Day Keeps Prescriptions at Bay

2/17/2016
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An apple a day may provide you with significant health benefits.How do you like them apples? A new study indicates apple eaters may be less likely to require prescription medications. Scientists tracked the nutritional habits of 8,399 individuals to compare the data of those who ate an apple a day to those who didn't eat apples. Nine percent of participants consumed an apple a day, and they were slightly less likely to be on medications than non-apple eaters. Other benefits to eating raw...

Duration:00:09:42

Ask Dr. Mike: Cancer Linked to Mold & Sugar PLUS Chest Virus Duration

2/10/2016
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Listen in as Dr. Mike provides the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions.Here you'll find the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions posed by Healthy Talk fans. Listen in because what you know helps ensure healthy choices you can live with. Today on Healthy Talk, you wanted to know: Is mold really linked to cancer? More oncologists and research doctors have been looking at the possibility that infectious agents in certain settings can initiate cancer over the...

Duration:00:09:46

Ask Dr. Mike: 5 Tips to Look & Feel Better PLUS Joint Pain Post-Surgery

2/10/2016
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Listen in as Dr. Mike provides the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions.Here you'll find the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions posed by Healthy Talk fans. Listen in because what you know helps ensure healthy choices you can live with. Today on Healthy Talk, you wanted to know: What are five things I can do right now to look better and feel better? It’s easy to believe anybody online. We have to be careful when we research. Not everyone knows what they’re...

Duration:00:09:42

Commit to a Knee-Centric Lifestyle

2/10/2016
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Change your habits and preserve your knees.Knees receive a lot of stress and torque on a daily basis. The way you stand, walk, and move can greatly impact your knee health. What habits are harming your knees? How can you change those habits to preserve your knees? Listen in as Dr. Gregory Martin joins Dr. Mike to discuss how you can stop destroying and start preserving your knees.

Duration:00:09:43

Ways to Keep Your Knees Strong & Healthy

2/10/2016
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How can you keep your knees strong and healthy?Knee problems are very common, and they happen in people of all ages. Nearly everyone will have some knee trouble at some point, possibly requiring surgery. There are treatments and options that can not only reduce and eliminate knee pain, but also postpone or prevent surgery. Listen in as Dr. Gregory Martin joins Dr. Mike to discuss simple ways to keep your knees strong and healthy, including the following:

Duration:00:09:43

5 Foods that Live Up to the Hype

2/10/2016
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What five foods live up to they hype for improved health?Not all dietary recommendations are based on research. Dr. Mike skips past the assumptions about food and makes recommendations based on solid evidence. What five foods live up to they hype for improved health? Listen in as Dr. Mike shares the five foods that are great for you and have a variety of health benefits, all supported by research.

Duration:00:09:47

Ask Dr. Mike: Trouble Sleeping on Supplements & Arterial Plaque

2/3/2016
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Listen in as Dr. Mike provides the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions.Here you'll find the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions posed by Healthy Talk fans. Listen in because what you know helps ensure healthy choices you can live with. Today on Healthy Talk, you wanted to know: I’ve been taking 100 mg of CoQ-10 enzyme for cell energy for many years. In the past six weeks, I’ve started taking AMPK activator as well. Lately I’ve had trouble sleeping more...

Duration:00:09:44

Ask Dr. Mike: Is Kefir Liquid Gold? PLUS Pros & Cons of Telemedicine

2/3/2016
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Listen in as Dr. Mike provides the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions.Here you'll find the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions posed by Healthy Talk fans. Listen in because what you know helps ensure healthy choices you can live with. Today on Healthy Talk, you wanted to know: I eat more whole foods than processed foods and I try to remain very healthy. I've been drinking a few ounces of kefir every day on an empty stomach. I've been reading great things...

Duration:00:09:43

New Evidence on Vitamin D & Omega-3s as Mood Boosters

2/3/2016
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Can vitamin D and omega-3s lift your spirits?An estimated 44 million American adults are suffering from mental illness. Omega-3s and vitamin D have been previously suggested to help treat mental illnesses. New research has determined the role each plays in increasing serotonin. Listen in as Kathy Gruver, PhD, joins Dr. Mike to discuss what each supplement can do to boost serotonin levels.

Duration:00:09:42

Health Spell: Hypnosis for a Better You

2/3/2016
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How can hypnosis help you?Hypnosis is a natural state for human beings. We've all had the experience of driving and suddenly realize we passed our exit and have no idea where we are. Or, you're reading a book and realize you've turned three or four pages but haven't actually read anything. Those are both examples of moments of hypnosis. How can this natural state be employed to help people? Who can be hypnotized? How does it work? What conditions can it help treat? Dr. Kathy Gruver,...

Duration:00:09:43