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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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

69 Why Condoms Are a Women’s Issue

11/3/2017
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Did you know that only 20% of single women use condoms regularly, that U.S. rates of unplanned pregnancies are at 48%, and that 1 in 4 female college freshman get an STI during their fist year at school? My guest today, Meika Hollender, is on a mission to change this story. Meika is the co-founder of Sustain Natural, a new brand of sexual and reproductive wellness products, and the creator of #GetOnTop, a campaign aimed at getting women to take control of their sexual health. “Let’s...

Duration:00:40:10

68 No Appetite for Bullying

10/27/2017
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We’ve all heard about the pervasive problem of bullying in schools, but have you heard about food allergy bullying? Robyn O'Brien and I discuss how to recognize the symptoms of bullying in your kids, the unique dangers of food allergy bullying, and how parents can work together with their kids, other parents, and educators to keep kids with food allergies safe, and thriving. “Bullying can be as vicious as any kind of cancer… it can literally destroy a kid from the inside out.” - Robyn...

Duration:00:48:55

67 Healing Arthritis Naturally

10/20/2017
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My guest today is Dr. Susan Blum, a medical doctor, a pioneer in functional medicine, and the founder and director of Blum Center for Health. In today’s episode, we take a deep dive into Dr. Blum’s upcoming book, Healing Arthritis: Your 3-Step Guide to Conquering Arthritis Naturally. “Arthritis is an epidemic that nobody is talking about.” - Dr. Susan Blum 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...

Duration:00:47:56

66 Healing Menstrual Pain Naturally

10/13/2017
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Do you have menstrual cramps? Achy awful period pain? Or even mild but annoying monthly pain? In today’s episode, I’ll discuss the reasons behind your menstrual pain and give you the tools you need to make period pain a thing of the past. “In my practice, I always go to mind, body, food, and herbs first.” - 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:00:57:37

65 Taina Asili - Music of Resistance & Resilience

10/6/2017
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Is music part of your wellness practice? Today’s guest, Taina Asili, is a New York based Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, and activist. We discuss music as an integral part of wellness, the importance of self-care in social justice work, and Taina’s tips for how to get involved in activism for beginners. “Music is an important part of my wellness practice.” - Taina Asili Join Dr. Aviva Romm as she dishes up a weekly dose of the whole truth on health and medicine. To learn more about...

Duration:00:53:36

64 Vaginal Ecology - What You Need to Know

9/22/2017
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Did you know that your vagina has its own ecosystem? In this episode, you’ll learn all about the exciting flora that make up your vaginal ecology, how to keep these friendly microbes happy, and how to prevent vaginal infections with natural methods. “The ecosystem of organisms that live in your yoni keep it — and you — healthy.” - 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...

Duration:00:45:47

63 Natural Remedies for Kids' Ear Infections

9/8/2017
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If you have kids, you’ve probably had experience with ear infections. Today I share prevention tips and home remedies to treat kid's ear infections the natural way, and also discuss how to know when antibiotics are necessary. “Ear infections do not have to be an inevitable part of childhood.” - 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 http://www.avivaromm.com/063

Duration:01:02:06

62 Mindy Green - The Healing Power of Plants

9/1/2017
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Mindy Green, national authority on botanicals, shares how and why she fell in love with plants, what aromatherapy can add to an herbal practice, and how to start integrating essential oils into your life in an educated and safe way! “When used with skill and education, aromatherapy can add a lot to an herbal practice.” - Mindy Green 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:01:08:57

61 The Pill - What You Need to Know That Your Doctor Probably Didn't Tell You

8/25/2017
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The Pill is an easy to use and popularly prescribed method to prevent pregnancy, but do we know the true effects that it is having on our bodies, minds, and overall health? Today I give you the whole story on the side effects, risks, and dangers of The Pill, and an overview of my favorite alternative contraceptive methods. “When it comes to oral contraceptives, the truth is that we have not gotten the whole story.” - Dr. Aviva Romm Join Dr. Aviva Romm as she dishes up a weekly dose of...

Duration:00:43:54

60 Herbs and Supplements for Migraine Prevention

8/18/2017
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Welcome to a new season of Natural MD Radio! Today I share my 6 step migraine prevention method along with my favorite evidence based herbs and supplements for migraine prevention. “So much more of our health care is in our hands than we have been led to believe.” - 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 http://www.avivaromm.com/060

Duration:00:42:32

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