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Accelerate Health with Dr. John Bartemus; achieve wellness from a Functional Medicine perspective
6 minutes | Mar 21, 2018
Asthma Inhalers May Worsen Asthma Disease Long-Term
Asthma is considered to be a disease of Th2 Immune Dominance the majority of the time. Inhalers utilize corticosteroids and/or epinephrine to treat asthma symptoms. Corticosteroids and epinephrine are Th2 promoters. Do you see the potential problem?...
9 minutes | Mar 10, 2018
8 Symptoms of Leaky Gut
Gut complaints are SUPER common in clinical practice. Leaky Gut is also known as Intestinal Permeability and is a common driver of Constipation, Diarrhea, Gas, Bloating, Stomach Pain, and/or IBS. There are many systemic symptoms that can be caused by leaky gut that most people wouldn't associate with it: Food Allergies Autoimmune Disease Fatigue Mood Disorders Etc
6 minutes | Feb 15, 2018
Anxiety and OCD Causes
Anxiety and/or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder can be crippling health challenges that are not dealt with very well by the mainstream medical model. Today's episode dives in to many of the different possible causes of anxiety and/or OCD.
5 minutes | Feb 13, 2018
Low Copper Consequences
Insufficient or deficient copper levels can result in a myriad of symptoms that could easily be brushed off as unrelated. This makes copper insufficiency/deficiency a commonly overlooked issue that may be contributing to your iron issues, immune issues, fatigue issues, etc.
8 minutes | Jan 25, 2018
Elderberry as an Anti-viral Strategy Against Flu
All the manufactured hysteria over Flupocalypse 2018 has led to many questions in the practice regarding natural anti-viral strategies, particularly Elderberry. This podcast dives into the research regarding safety and efficacy of Elderberry vs. Flu. It also addresses the following questions: Is Elderberry safe if you have autoimmunity? Is Elderberry safe for children? If you'd rather watch the video, check it out on Youtube at https://youtu.be/jt-1pr-AaOg
4 minutes | Jan 14, 2018
Low Testosterone and Male Infertility due to Ibuprofen Use
Recent research implicates Ibuprofen use in male infertility and low testosterone due to induction of Compensated Hypogonadism.
36 minutes | Jan 1, 2018
Expert Interview - Brain-Gut Axis Dysfunction and Traumatic Brain Injury - Dr. Ryan Cedermark
Dr. Ryan Cedermark (DrCedermark@gmail.com) DC Diplomate in Neurology Trained by the top minds in Functional Neurology - Dr. B/Dr. K BSN - Duke FNP - Georgia State Speaker at the 2017 world conference of IAFNR Speaker on Brain Health Summits on Gut/Brain Axis and TBI YouTube video: https://youtu.be/jdRK_3UIAI8
45 minutes | Dec 29, 2017
Expert Interview - Why is Chiropractic Necessary for Pregnant Mothers and Newborns? - Dr. Abbie Ballard
Dr. Abbie Ballard of Ballard Family Chiropractic in Effingham, IL. Dr. Ballard's expertise and specialty is in Maternal and Pediatric Chiropractic. She is an expert in optimizing health and function from pre-conception, through pregnancy, birth, and post-partum for both mother and child. Autism One conference in May 2018 http://www.BallardFamilyChiro.com 217-347-5010 Find the video version of this podcast on my YouTube Channel at: https://youtu.be/21Zwd1uEYPc
9 minutes | Nov 22, 2017
When Will I Feel Better?
One of the most common questions I am asked when partnering with a person on an Action Plan to address their health challenge(s) is: "When will I feel better?" The truth is...I have no idea. A key piece to Functional Medicine is that we honor the fact that every person is a unique individual. Although I cannot predict when you will feel better, I can tell you the 4 possible responses to care that you may experience...
22 minutes | Sep 1, 2017
SIBO Causes and Treatment Targets
Gas and bloating are two of the most common symptoms that present in clinical practice. According the the Journal of the American Medical Association, gas and bloating can be diagnostic of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). Do you suffer from gas and bloating after meals? Do you suffer from gas and bloating all day long? If you do, you may suffer from SIBO. You are about to find out that SIBO can have many causes beyond the GI tract.
22 minutes | Jun 12, 2017
Infertility Solutions - Determining the Cause of Male Infertility with Functional Medicine
Using a semen analysis to determine the cause of male infertility is like using the exhaust to diagnose a problem with your car. It can be helpful, but to figure out the real cause to the problem, you have to get your hands dirty and dig deeper. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRcpmsIUrCE
11 minutes | May 12, 2017
Busting the Ice Myth in Soft Tissue Injury
I recently sprained my ankle during a workout and thought I'd use the experience as a teaching platform. Today I dig in to the idea that the commonly voiced R.I.C.E. strategy for soft tissue injury is hurting you and slowing your return to action. I cover the science proving that ice is a poor recovery strategy, and I present a strategy that truly is effective and allows you to get back into action as fast as possible.
18 minutes | Mar 2, 2017
Brain Fog, Alzheimer's, and Homocysteine
Brain Fog and associated signs and symptoms such as decreased mental clarity, decreased mental performance, increased occurence of loss of keys, and increased occurence of forgeting names with faces should not be shrugged off as old age. This may be an early sign of neurodegeneration that could progress to Parkinson's or Alzheimer's. How can we know our risk? Are there lab markers that we can use to give us an indication of where we are on the spectrum of neurodegeneration? Yes, there are. In today's show we will dive into a couple and discuss what to do about it if your levels of these biomarkers are unhealthy.
17 minutes | Feb 26, 2017
5 Causes of Brain Fog
Brain fog is a common symptom suffered by many people each day. In this episode, we will dive into 5 common causes of brain fog. These causes may show up individually or in combination. How many are contributing to your brain fog?
12 minutes | Dec 31, 2016
Food Allergy vs. Food Sensitivity
What is the difference between food allergy and food sensitivity? Are food sensitivities real? Or are they just a fad? Today's episode will answer these questions and more.
41 minutes | Aug 29, 2016
Gut Health - Scratching the Surface
Gut health is a massive topic. There is no way to cover it in 1 episode, or 10. This episode lays the groundwork by covering gut anatomy and physiology. It then forays into the microbiota, food sensitivities, GERD, and your stools. This is a nice 10,000 foot view to get you started.
12 minutes | Aug 25, 2016
What Is Functional Medicine and how is it different from Mainstream Medicine?
Functional Medicine is the future of healthcare. What is it? What are the benefits? How is it different from mainstream medicine? All of these questions and more are answered using a case example of a patient with an Estrogen Dominance diagnosis.
8 minutes | Aug 22, 2016
Gluten Sensitivity is REAL!
Many doctors in mainstream medicine believe that gluten is harmless unless you have Celiac Disease or an IgE Wheat Allergy. Holistic clinicians and patients have observed otherwise clinically for years. Brand new research now confirms what Holistic clinicians and their patients have known and experienced...Glute Sensitivity is REAL! Now we have objective lab markers to prove it.
32 minutes | Aug 17, 2016
What Causes Low Testosterone?
"Low T" is an ever growing complaint/diagnosis that men are entering my practice with. What is driving this increase in decreased T? Are testosterone injections the best answer for these men? What is the best way to evaluate testosterone to get the clearest clinical picture? How do lifestyle factors like sleep, nutrition, and exercise affect testosterone levels? What about genetics?
5 minutes | Aug 12, 2016
Vaxxed - The MMR Vaccine and Causal Association with Autism
The movie Vaxxed, directed by Dr. Andrew Wakefield, is a must see. If you are a parent and you vaccinate your children, you want to see this movie before giving them the MMR vaccine. There is a scientifically validated reason why the pharmaceutical companies do not want you to see this movie. That same reason is why they pressured Robert De Niro to remove the film from the Tribeca Film Festival. Go see it!
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