Dr. McMiinn and Coach Lindsay explain the concept of looking for the underlying cause of disease. We are always seeking the "why" of the problem, and then applying our expanded toolbox of therapies in order to achieve optimal outcomes. See the diagram "The Four Axes of Care at McMinn Clinic" for a visual representation of these concepts. in the "Diagrams" section.
Fatigue is by far the number one compalint of our patients. In this podcast we go into many of the causes of fatigue and help you map out a plan to better energy.
Intro to gut health.
Focus on digestion and motility.
The gut microbiome
Intestinal permeability- the integrity of the gut lining
Wrap up the gut health series. Tie it all together.
Interview with MaryAnn Davis of the Wellness Pharmacy. S
he is the PCCA pharmacist of the year in America. We discuss compounding adn hormone replacement.
In this podcast we interiew Lindsay's husband Tyler about his journey through dyssutonoomia.
Interview with Dr. Suzanne Judd, PhD Professor and Director of the Lister Hill Center for Health Policy at UAB (University of Alabama, Birmingham). We discuss a wide array of topics in the field of nurition.
Interview with Donna Mullinax- licenced counselor and huphotherapist concerning stress.
Interview with Kristine Lokken, PhD, Associate Professor art the UAB School of Medicine, Clinical Psychologist, and Chief Phychologist and Director, Psychology Consult Liason Service at UAB. In this podcast we discuss a functional approach to brain health.
Interview with Christina Peirpaoli Parker of the Clinical Geropsychology program at the University of Alabama. We focus on sleep and CBTI- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.
Dr. McMinn shares his thoughts on the effective management of thyroid disease.
Very informative discussion with Nikki Woods, a Physical Therapist specializing in Women's Pelvic Floor Health.
In this podcast Dr. McMinn uses real patients to illustrate the power of functional and integrative medicine. This patient is an example of the effectiveness of a customized optimization protocol.
Interview with Dr. Mary Brittain Blankenship, MD, founder of Spruce MD, a functional medicine clinic in South Carolina. We discuss many fascinating aspects of the gut-skin connection.
Dr. McMinn and Coach Lindsay discuss common misconceptions, causes, and treatment options for fibromyalgia.
A brief podcast in which Dr. McMinn discusses osteoporosis.
Hair loss is a very sercious concern for many women. It is a frustrating condition for the patient adn the provider. Dr. McMinn literally wrote the book on hair loss. It's called "hair Loss in Women." Check it out on Amazon. In this podcast we discuss some of the causes and treatment options for women.
Toxins are everywhere, and they are wreaking havoc on our health. Modern medicine tends to ignore this topic, but the data. is clear and overwhelming. Dr. McMinn and Coach Lindsay break it down for you. They show you the science, and give you practical solutions.
In this podcast we explore some of the root causes of PCOS as well as the symptoms, signs, diagnostic criteria, and repercussions of PCOS. We also get into some of the conventional and integrative/ functional therapies for PCOS.
Breast cancer is the number one cancer in women. However, women should not feel like helpless victims in this fight against this dreaded disease. Dr. McMinn and Coach Lindsay share with you evidence-based information adn strategies to empower you in the fight against breast cancer.
This episode features Rachel Olsen, MS, RD, who is an IFM certified functional nutritionist. Dr. McMinn and Coach Lindsey delve into the topic of functional nutrition with Rachel and try to articulate just how important nutrition is for our health, wellness, and many other aspects of life.
In this episode, Dr. McMinn and Coach Lindsay discuss the Top Ten Concerns of Women in a Johnny Carson type countdown, and offer a functional medicine perspective on these concerns.
Vaginal dryness is a common and often under-treated condition in women. It is not always a benign condition, since it can lead to vaginal atrophy, urine leakage, increased frequency of urinary tract infections, pain with intercourse, and other problems. Vaginal dryness needs to be routinely screened for and adequately treated. In this episode of the Functional Medicine Podcast we explore the causes of vaginal dryness and offer up some therapeutic options for women with this condition.
Vaginal health is an important part of overall health. Unfortunately women are too often left to suffer unnecessarily with common problems like dryness, pain with intercourse, yeast infections, and vaginitis. In this episode we will break down the functional causes of these problems by looking at the overall vaginal ecosystem, and we will offer simple solutions to improve over all vaginal wellness.
Dr. McMinn describes "Grumpy Ol' Man Syndrome," and describes testosterone as the "get off the couch hormone." Dr. McMinn and Coach Lindsy lay out the signs, symptoms, of low T, and also decribe a process for evaluation and treatment of Low T.
We discuss the scientific evidence and our own clinical experience as it pertains to this important hormone in connection to women's overall health. We review the risks, and some of the potential benefits of testosterone so that the listener can make an informed decision about her own relationship with this important hormone, and how testosterone therapy might help her, as a part of an overall hormone optimization program to improve her health status.
Our goal in this podcast is to give you the tools you need to help you reach your own optimal health potential in mind, body, and spirit. We go beyond treating disease and prevntion to empower you with the information you need in order to become the very best version of yourself, no matter where your starting point is.
On this show we are blessed to have with us Erica Young, MD, She is one of the rare doctors that takes the time to connect the dots. She is an integrative physician, who practices top down medicine. She feels that the mind and the body are not separate, but instead they act as one. She takes the time to listen, and and she works with her expanded therapeutic toolbox to help the patinet achieve his or her health care goals by optimizing mind, body, and spirit as one.
Dr. McMinn and Coach Lindsay tackle the difficult subject of chronic systemic inflammation, and they break it down for you in simple terms. They explain what it is, why it is important, what causes it, how to know if you have it, and how to prevent and treat inflammation.
In this podcast we journey through the empowering field of Lifestyle Medicine that influences health outcomes more powerfully than anything else.