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Ep 069: How Spices Keep Stress from Killing You

Stress is often overlooked as doctors pick apart and investigate the symptoms that a patient has not the cause. How often do we really assess what we are eating and the lives that we are living in relation to creating our own stress? We can all relate to the symptoms of being stuck in stressed fight or flight mode all the time & we’ve heard how they can make you an anxious, depressed, fat, moody, gassy, acid reflux havin’, pain riddled, fatigued insomniac but what we don’t talk about is how...


Ep 068: What You Need to Know Before You Start A Detox

A detox can be useful to clear toxins from the body and reset after a long run of eating out, making poor choices and drinking too much but is it really worth it? Too many people try to detoxify their bodies but don’t have the vitamins and minerals in their body to do so. Unfortunately, all too often we detox, don’t even know if we cleared anything out of the system and then go right back to re-toxing ourselves the day after the detox. After you finish a detox the goal is to focus habits to...


Ep 067: Does Stress Cause Cause Autoimmune Disease?

Autoimmune conditions are on the rise and it’s based on how well you manage your stress and your food choices. The strength of your protective mucosal tissue has been found to make up 99% of your immune system. Unfortunately, stress, eating processed foods, vitamin deficiencies, chronic infections and environmental stressors damage mucosal tissues. There are 155 autoimmune conditions and most recent research has estimated that 1 in 6 have an autoimmune condition and many are not aware of it....


Ep 066: How Heat Therapy Boosts Mood, Improves Circulation and Mobility

Have you noticed that your mood improves and you feel more alive when your warm and circulation is improved? Find that you feel best when soaking up some rays at the beach? You’re not alone. Research has shown that the skin serotonergic system is activated by warmth and sunlight. Warming up the skin via sunbathing, exercise, infrared light therapy or mechanical stimulation has been found to improve mood. Many feel a boost in mood after massage, acupuncture and other forms of bodywork, could...


Ep 065: How Your Sugar Addiction is Ruining Your Skin

Do you have a sugar addiction on top of chronic pain, reduced mobility, cellulite, dull skin, age spots, fine lines and wrinkles, dry or saggy, loose skin? Or do you have diabetes, are pre-diabetic or have hardening of your arteries aka atherosclerosis? The health of your tissues is directly related to adequate blood flow, ability to detoxify the tissues, proper movement of signaling molecules and absorption of quality vitamins, minerals, proteins and electrolytes from your diet. Your skin,...


Ep 064: Can Your Fascial Tissue Cause Pain & Reduce Strength?

Chronic aches and pains? Why do we have pain, is it our muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments, nerves or fascia? All of our tissues are wrapped with a nerve rich fascia that allows our insides and muscles, joints and tendons to move in a fluid fashion under our skin. Our sedentary lifestyles, poor diet and lack of proper hydration cause our fascia to lose elasticity, become brittle and cause pain. Chronic pain and reduced mobility are often related to poor fascial nutrition, reduced strength...


Ep 063: Can Salt Water Reduce Anxiety, Depression and Stress?

Feeling overwhelmed and dealing with stress, depression, and anxiety? A little bit of Vitamin Sea and D are crucial for resetting the nervous system, boosting the mood and invoking a sense of calm. Traditional Chinese Medicine principles note water as the element and blue as the color that goes with the kidneys, the organ that is depleted with stress. Join Doc J as she shares her adventures on the island of Grand Cayman and how her annual trip resets her nervous system, boosts her mood and...


Ep 062: Proof That You Can Maintain a Healthy Life Balance

Want proof that you can maintain a healthy life balance and still enjoy good food, travel and save room for indulgences along the way? In this episode Doc J interviews journalist turned blogger Kate Kordsmeier from Root and Revel to learn how Kate uses her journalism background to dive deep into the natural health world to share what’s legit, DIY projects, travel tips, and recipes all while telling how she turned her own health around by practicing what she preaches. What You’ll Learn In...


Ep 061: Why Stress, Leaky Gut, Chronic Inflammation & Viral Infections are All Connected

Stress, poor diet, insomnia, and leaky gut cause chronic inflammation in the body that promotes virus replication. We all have viruses hanging out in our bodies whether they are provoking symptoms or not depends on your total body health. Viruses can hijack your ability to make energy and kill your metabolism. They can also cause chronic lymph node swelling in your neck. In this episode Doc J breaks down how many of the common complaints from insomnia, to fatigue and pain can be related to...


EP 060: Why Your Cluttered Life is Contributing to Your Stress & Breaking Your Brain

Studies have shown that stress, brain fog, anxiety and depression can be reduced dramatically when we remove clutter from our home, office and life. In a one click buy and stock up store society it’s easier than ever to have anything you want, in whatever quantities you want at your fingertips in too easily. With messages clogging inboxes, uncategorized documents on the computer and the never ending quest to keep up with jam packed calendar we live in a society of clutter on many levels....


Ep 059: Beat Stress, Anxiety and Depression with The Muse

Studies have shown that stress, anxiety and depression can be reduced dramatically with regular meditation. However, not many are able to meditate at all let alone on a regular basis. Did you know there’s a device that can teach you how to meditate a few minutes at a time? The muse is a brain sensing device that serves as your personal meditation assistant. In addition to guiding your meditation it helps to retrain your brain to react calmly under emotional stress. The Muse works by...


Ep 058: Get Rid of Gut Issues by Knowing Your Gut Bugs

Gut issues like constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, IBS, Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis are related to the presence or lack of certain gut bacteria. The overproduction of gas in the intestinal tract is related to an imbalance of gut bugs, poor digestion, leaky gut, eating too fast and lack of digestive enzymes. The foods you prefer and the way you break them down has a lot to do with your gut bug population. Your chances of becoming obese, developing diabetes and having kidney stones...


Ep 057: Are Your Sinus Problems & Migraines Caused by Your Gut?

Struggling with sinus problems, chronic congestion, chronic throat clearing or migraines? Your gut health and ability to digest foods properly has a lot to do with the health of your sinus tissue. When you wake up congested daily, and are a slave to the nasal spray or allergy medications you are just putting a band aid on an issue that is rooted in your gut. In this episode Doc J breaks down why your leaky gut causes your sinus inflammation. What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:


Ep 056: The Connection Between Chronic Pain and Emotions

Do you have chronic pain, struggle to manage stress, or a history of trauma? We are not taught how to manage our stress effectively thus for many of us we hold it in and eventually it manifests itself as pain. In over a decade of practice Doc J and friend, Nichole Connelly, have found that the shoulders, hips, neck and back hold onto a lot more than just physical pain. Doc J has been impressed by Nichole's results with her patients and wanted to share Nichole's insight with her "Health...


Ep 055: How Light Therapy Treats Depression, Pain, Skin Issues and Metabolism

How can light therapy relieve your seasonal affective disorder, depression, chronic pain, skin issues and boost metabolism? Acne, psoriasis, eczema, chronic muscle pain, nerve pain or neuropathy? Struggling with sore muscles after a long day, or slow recovery after workouts is a sign that you are not getting blood flow effectively through your muscles, organs and tissues. In this episode, Doc J Krause breaks down benefits of light therapy. What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:


Ep 054: How To Boost Your Mood Fast !

Feeling stressed, depressed, grumpy or irritable? One way to elevate your mood and calm your mind is to make a connection with someone. Did you know that smiling and laughing can boost serotonin, dopamine and oxytocin? In this episode Doc J breaks down quick and easy ways to boost your happiness hormones quickly! What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:


Ep 053: Why Can’t I Stop Overeating?

Struggling with overeating, emotional eating, stress eating and wondering why? Your gut health and ability to digest foods properly has a lot to do with proper brain signaling. Noticing how you turn into a bear each evening ravaging through your kitchen searching for a satisfying snack? Feeling guilt, shame or noticing the scale going up and trying to figure out what to do? In this episode Doc J breaks down the emotional and physical reasons for why you’re programmed to overeat. What...


Ep 052: Want To Age Well? Start Weightlifting Right Now!

Feeling tired, weak, flabby and lacking endurance? Want to have muscle definition well past your 90’s? Putting the hours in at the gym or racking up miles on the trails but not seeing muscle definition or gain? In this episode Doc J talks about the factors involved in maintaining and gaining muscle mass as you age. What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:


Ep 051: Pain: How to Find the Source of It & Fix It

Struggling with an area of pain but not sure what’s causing it? Wondering what to do with nagging pain that isn’t responding to muscle relaxers and ibuprofen? Not sure how to treat it or if you need to go to the doctor? In this episode Doc J talks about how to narrow down the source of your pain and the steps necessary to manage it. What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:


Ep 50: The Best Alternative Therapies for Concussions – Interview with Dr. Dan Engle

Looking for alternative therapies that really work for concussions? Dr. Dan Engle is board certified in psychiatry and neurology, has personal experience recovering from a traumatic brain injury himself and has dedicated his life to helping others understand how brain injuries derail the natural processes that happen in a healthy brain. He’s authored “The Concussion Repair Manual”, part guidebook part overview of cutting edge treatment tools and techniques that wholistic integrative...


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