Episode 13

Hormones

This podcast covers one of the most frequently used tools in the McMinn toolbox: Hormones. Dr. McMinn is here with nurse Laurel Roberts to tell you how to take control of your hormones so they don't control you.

Episode 12

Brain Health

Today, Dr. Kristine Lokken, PhD takes some time out of her busy schedule at the Brain Health Institute, to discuss the topic of brain health with us. Dr. Lokken is a renowned neuropsychologist, and the perfect person to tell us the best practices to keep our minds sharp.

Episode 11

Stress

This episode is a special stress edition featuring McMinn Clinic's own Donna Mullinax. Donna is a licensed counselor and hypnotherapist, and today she and Dr. McMinn discuss the realities of stress, and share the tools that they use to deal with it.

Episode 10

Nutrition

In this episode we bring on Dr. Suzanne Judd, PhD to talk with us about nutrition. Dr. Judd is a professor at UAB, and is currently a program manager for a large scale stroke study. Today, we got the opportunity to pick her brain about the importance of nutrition and what we can do to improve ours.

Episode 9

Dysautonomia

In this episode, we discuss the invisible illness, dysautonomia. Dizziness, brain fog, anxiety, fainting, racing heart... All being treated under the blanket of "stress". We are here to tell you about a treatable condition that might be the diagnosis that the other guy's are missing.

Episode 8

Bio-identical Hormone Replacement and Compounding

This episode of Functional Medicine Podcast features our first guest, Mary Ann Davis from Wellness Pharmacy! She is the PCCA Pharmacist of the year, and comes to offer her professional insight into the benefits of compounding and bio-identical hormones, while clearing up some common misconceptions.

Episode 7

Gut Health Series: Finale

The final installment of the Gut Health Series is an explanation of our approach to healing the gut, as well as maintaining your gut health. Every person is unique, even at the gut level; however, there are some helpful tips that all of our guts will thank us for.

Episode 6

Gut Health Series: Episode 4

The fourth installment of the Functional Medicine Podcast's Gut Health Series is a feature about the gut lining. This episode takes the listener into the healthy gut, and explains why a "leaky gut" can be the root cause of dozens of crippling autoimmune diseases. 

Episode 5

Gut Health Series: Episode 3

The third installation to our Gut Health Series is a feature on one of the hot topics of the medical world, the gut microbiome. Dr. McMinn and Coach Lindsay show us the relationship between our body and the bugs that inhabit it. 

Episode 4

Gut Health Series: Episode 2

The second installment of our Gut Health Series is a look inside the anatomy of the gut. Dr. McMinn and Coach Lindsay delve in to the science behind digestion, and speak about some of the bacteria and processes that keep us healthy, or give us signs that we are not.

Episode 3

Gut Health Series: Episode 1

Our third podcast is the first part in our Gut Health Series. This mini series will act as a crash course on gut health and the many gut connections that control so much of what goes on inside us. Episode 1 is the introduction to the gut and sets us up for the detailed episodes in the coming weeks.

Episode 2

Fatigue

Our second podcast gives you some insight on how fatigue is addressed in the functional medicine setting. Dr. McMinn and Coach Lindsay talk about how fatigue appears in the patients that they see, and where they start to get the mojo back for their patients! 

Episode 1

Introduction to Functional Medicine

Our first show gives you an idea of how we at McMinn Clinic define functional and integrative medicine. It not only highlights the benefits of creating a healthy lifestyle; it gives you some of the information you need to get started. (Listen closely for Dr. McMinn's own workout!!!)