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With 30 years of natural medicine experience, Dr. Aviva Romm brings you the truth in health care you want to hear, with a voice and information you can trust. Tune in for the truth about health, health care and medicine - what you need to know to avoid unnecessary and potentially harmful treatments, when medical care is valuable, and what alternatives you can rely on. The focus of this show is women's health, fitness, beauty, natural living, and natural medicine for children. Dr. Romm dishes on everything from thyroid and hormone problems to the truth about antibiotics and vaccinations.

With 30 years of natural medicine experience, Dr. Aviva Romm brings you the truth in health care you want to hear, with a voice and information you can trust. Tune in for the truth about health, health care and medicine - what you need to know to avoid unnecessary and potentially harmful treatments, when medical care is valuable, and what alternatives you can rely on. The focus of this show is women's health, fitness, beauty, natural living, and natural medicine for children. Dr. Romm dishes on everything from thyroid and hormone problems to the truth about antibiotics and vaccinations.
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With 30 years of natural medicine experience, Dr. Aviva Romm brings you the truth in health care you want to hear, with a voice and information you can trust. Tune in for the truth about health, health care and medicine - what you need to know to avoid unnecessary and potentially harmful treatments, when medical care is valuable, and what alternatives you can rely on. The focus of this show is women's health, fitness, beauty, natural living, and natural medicine for children. Dr. Romm dishes on everything from thyroid and hormone problems to the truth about antibiotics and vaccinations.

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Episodes

89 Detox Is It a Real Thing? Understanding Body Burden

9/14/2018
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Every day it seems there is a new fad detox or cleanse program promising to help us get healthier. But what led us to believe that these programs were needed? The burden to detoxify the body has been placed on women and our diets, yet biological systems are already in place to do just that. So is detoxification real? Listen in to today’s episode where I discuss the environmental factors that we should be worried about, the origins and effects of these toxic chemicals, and what you can do...

Duration:00:56:15

88 Can Cleanses and Detoxes Tank Your Thyroid?

9/7/2018
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Cleanses, detoxes, and fasts have existed for centuries for various purposes and with varying degrees of scientific validity. It is more common than ever for people to be self-administering a detox, cleanse, or fast as a way to lose weight or regulate toxins. Some of these traditional healing practices can have merit, but when done to extremes they can cause health problems -- especially for women and their thyroid health. Are there safe detox programs? Listen in to today's episode to...

Duration:00:35:14

87 PCOS - The Hidden Metabolic Syndrome and What You Can Do About It (Archive)

8/31/2018
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Today I'm talking about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, which affects over 5 million women in the U.S, and what natural approaches you can take to help. “You can reduce or eliminate any of the stresses that you don’t have to have. So stop saying yes to so many things - say no to things that you don’t have to take on.” - Aviva Romm. Join Dr. Aviva Romm as she dishes up a weekly dose of the whole truth on health and medicine. To learn more about this episode of Natural MD Radio go to...

Duration:00:38:32

86 Restoring Baby's Microbiome After Cesarean with Dr. Maria Dominguez-Bello

8/24/2018
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What is vaginal seeding and why is the infant microbiome so important? Two modern medical practices, antibiotic use and cesarean section, carry consequences even when used appropriately. Both practices have been recognized as being overused in recent decades. Studies have demonstrated that babies born by cesarean have a greater lifetime risk of obesity, type one diabetes, asthma, and celiac disease. Joining me today is Doctor Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello. She is one of the most...

Duration:00:27:02

85 Adrenal Fatigue - What's the Real Deal?

7/20/2018
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Have you ever been to the doctor to ask about symptoms of adrenal fatigue – like fatigue, anxiety, weight gain, cravings, hair loss, hormonal imbalances, thyroid symptoms – only to be told: “You’re fine, there’s nothing wrong with you?" The dominate medical model has a tendency to overlook women's symptoms and tell us that it's all in our heads, but I have news for you: Your symptoms are not just in your head. You’re not crazy. Something new that doctors don’t recognize yet is going...

Duration:00:35:10

84 Enough Already - Protecting Kids from Environmental Toxins with Philip Landrigan

7/13/2018
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Even though you might not know it, Dr. Philip Landrigan’s work has directly impacted your life. Every time you are fueling your car or walking into your home and don’t have to worry that your child might be exposed to lead paint, it’s thanks to Dr. Landrigan. Dr. Landrigan was the first to document the effects of lead poising on American children, which led to the US government mandating the removal of lead from many products that we interact with on a daily basis. After “getting out the...

Duration:00:46:15

83 Get Better with Laila Ali

6/22/2018
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Laila Ali is a world class athlete, fitness & wellness expert, TV host, cooking enthusiast, founder of the Laila Ali Lifestyle Brand, mother of two, and daughter of the late beloved global icon and humanitarian, Muhammad Ali. In today’s episode, we dive into Laila’s story of how she discovered women’s health as her passion after she retired from her career as a four-time undefeated boxing world champion. Tune in to hear Laila’s own journey to health, how she prioritizes self-care while...

Duration:00:47:46

82 Herbal Alternatives to Antibiotic Resistance

6/15/2018
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There’s no doubt about it – antibiotics are a good thing. They save lives every day. But are they as safe as they are common? In today’s episode, we dive into the largest global public health threat facing the world today — antibiotic resistance. The overprescribing and inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics, and the overuse of antibiotics in the food industry, is creating resistant strains of bacteria that no longer respond to antibiotics that used to effectively treat certain...

Duration:00:43:16

81 Home Birth - A Family Affair

6/8/2018
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Lealah Henderson is a new mom with an empowering birth story to share. I had the pleasure of being part of Lealah’s home birth team, and am thrilled that Lealah is so generous in sharing her beautiful story with my Natural MD Radio community! In today’s episode, we discuss why Lealah decided to have a home birth, how she assembled her dream birth team, and she shares a detailed account of the birth as it unfolded. Tune in to learn firsthand what home birth is like, and how family and...

Duration:00:42:01

80 Introducing Your Lady Parts

6/1/2018
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Did you know that only about 26% of women have taken a close look at their own lady parts? Do you know the difference between a vagina and a vulva? Today we are going to go (down) there! I start by talking about terminology, how to define your parts, and why words are important. Then, in the second half of the episode, I’ll walk you through how to get comfy and take a look for yourself. If you’re not ready for that step, don’t worry — you can still learn a lot about your body simply by...

Duration:00:38:56

79 Trust Us When We Say We’re Sick

3/30/2018
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Today I’m joined by Maya Dusenbery, a writer, the editor of Feministing.com, and the author of the new book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick, which explores how gender bias in the medical system is harming women. In this episode we discuss the unconscious biases against women that exist in medicine, where these biases come from historically, and how activism and spreading awareness can help shed light on the issue....

Duration:00:56:22

78 Herbs & Supplements for Endometriosis

3/23/2018
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If you’ve been suffering from endometriosis, you know how much it can impact your life — and you might try anything to get relief from the pain. You also know that the only treatments doctors recommend include pain medications, hormonal therapies, and surgery. These treatments have big risks, and aren’t always effective. In this episode I share four supplements and herbs that have been scientifically shown to not only help relieve the pain associated with endometriosis, but actually to...

Duration:00:15:58

77 How to Be Well with Dr. Frank Lipman

3/16/2018
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For Dr. Frank Lipman health is more than just the absence of disease — it’s a total state of physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social wellbeing. Dr. Lipman is a widely recognized trailblazer in functional and integrative medicine and the New York Times Bestselling Author of five books. In this episode of Natural MD Radio, Dr. Lipman joins us to talk about his new book How to Be Well. We discuss how millennials inspired Dr. Lipman to write this practical guide to health, why it’s...

Duration:00:51:47

76 What's Sasha Fierce Got to Do With It?

3/9/2018
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The current medical model has been statistically shown to dismiss and ignore women’s voices and create an environment in which we feel uncomfortable speaking up about our symptoms and health concerns. So how can we change this story? In today’s episode I share with you my top tips for learning to speak up and overcome the gender bias that’s inherent in medicine. These practical tips will help you feel more confident going into your next appointment, know when it’s time to make the tough...

Duration:00:33:44

75 A Pregnant Mom’s Guide to Thyroid Health

2/2/2018
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Healthy thyroid function is essential to the physical and emotional health of pregnant women and to new moms. It’s also critical for the health of the baby. In this episode, Dr. Aviva discusses the risks of undiagnosed thyroid problems for mom and baby, how thyroid function changes during pregnancy, and why it’s important for all pregnant women to get complete thyroid testing. You’ll also learn how to advocate for yourself to get the testing that you need, and the steps to take once you...

Duration:00:27:56

74 Worry Watchers

1/26/2018
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Is worry keeping you up at night? Are you ready to reset — for less than two dollars? Listen in to learn how to get your sleep back on track, clear your cravings, balance your mood, and lose stubborn weight with this simple technique from Dr. Aviva Romm. “How many worry minutes do you need per day to feel ‘full’ from worrying?” -Aviva Romm Join Dr. Aviva Romm as she dishes up a weekly dose of the whole truth on health and medicine. To learn more about this episode of Natural MD Radio go to...

Duration:00:13:43

73 Reducing Thyroid Antibodies Naturally

1/19/2018
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Maybe you have a diagnosis of Hashimoto’s and are already on thyroid hormone replacement medication, but you’re still not feeling better – and your thyroid antibodies are still not coming down. Perhaps your doctor said it’s just something you have to live with – nothing can be done. But is there a natural solution? The answer is a resounding “Yes.” You actually can bring thyroid antibodies down, and you can do it naturally. In this episode, Dr. Aviva Romm shares the seven steps she uses in...

Duration:00:45:08

72 Hypothyroidism - Have You Been Dismissed or Misunderstood?

1/5/2018
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Happy New Year! …and happy Thyroid Awareness Month! Your thyroid — a little butterfly-shaped gland in your neck — is responsible for controlling your energy and metabolism. Thyroid disease affects an estimated 40 million Americans, and nearly 90% of these are women. Studies show that 1 in 8 women can expect to develop hypothyroidism in her lifetime. In this episode, I discuss how to recognize the symptoms of hypothyroidism, why hypothyroidism is a feminist issue, why the medical community is...

Duration:00:21:06

71 Say Goodbye to those Winter Blues - Treating Seasonal Affective Disorder

12/22/2017
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It would be so wonderful if winter was merry and bright for everyone, but for so many women it is a SAD time of year. SAD stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder — I like to call it the winter blues — and it’s what makes some of us want to curl up in bed and hibernate during the dark winter months. But how do you know if the underlying cause of your depression is SAD… or if it is your thyroid? In this episode, I’ll discuss the symptoms of SAD vs. low thyroid function, how to get your thyroid...

Duration:00:33:50

70 Bacterial Vaginosis - What’s a Gal to Do?

12/15/2017
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Thirty percent of women between the ages of 20 and 50 have bacterial vaginosis (BV). The medical model thinks about BV - and our bodies - all wrong! So what’s a gal to do? In this episode, I share with you my 7 lifestyle tips to prevent bacterial vaginosis and the protocol that I use to treat bacterial vaginosis naturally. “Your optimal vaginal ecology depends on your optimal whole body ecology.” - Dr. Aviva Romm Join Dr. Aviva Romm as she dishes up a weekly dose of the whole truth on...

Duration:00:49:18