Chasing Sleep

March 12, 2019

Chasing Sleep

The most common conditions and lifestyle factors that cause insomnia include:

  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Back Pain
  • Frequent Urination
  • Hot Flashes
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Digestive Problems
  • Allergies or Respiratory Conditions
  • Shift Work
  • Alcohol and Drug Use
  • Certain Medications Including Antidepressants

Products Mentioned to help with Sleep:

Kavinace Ultra PM - One capsule of Kavinace Ultra PM taken at bedtime for 5 days significantly improved quality of sleep as measured by the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (6).* Participants taking Kavinace Ultra PM reported decreased time to fall asleep, increased duration of sleep, and decreased sleep disturbances (6).*

Best Rest - Promotes the onset of sleep as well as sleep quality* Supports natural relaxation of the nervous system* Made with flower extracts and other natural ingredients Made with hypoallergenic, vegan ingredients Best-Rest Formula supports healthy sleep cycles by encouraging an easy transition to sleep and a restful night’s sleep

 

Signs and Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalances

March 6, 2019

Signs and Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalances

  • Weight Gain or Weight Loss
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Low Libido
  • Changes in Appetite
  • Digestive Issues
  • Hair Loss and Thinning Hair
  • Low Testosterone
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Diabetes
  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • Hyperthyroidism and Graves Disease
  • Hypothyroidism

 

Some Symptoms Women May Experience Include

  • Infertility and Irregular Periods
  • Painful PMS
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Product Mentioned In Today’s Show:

CDG Estrodim - By keeping hormones in balance and ensuring the body is able to process hormones properly, cruciferous vegetable metabolites (such as I3C and DIM) work together to reduce hormone overload and maintain cellular health

 

Stomach Issues And Their Link to Osteoporosis

February 20, 2019

Stomach Issues And Their Link to Osteoporosis 

Did you know that chronically low stomach acid has a major role in setting you up to develop osteoporosis symptoms down the road?

Osteoporosis Causes:

  • Inactivity, or too little exercise 
  • Hormone Changes or Imbalance
  • Low Vitamin D Levels
  • High Amounts of Stress and Depression
  • History of Medical Conditions Such as Autoimmune Disorders
  • Weight loss, dieting that results in severe calorie restriction
  • Long-term use of certain medications, including proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs), fertility drugs/hormonal medications.
  • Nutritional deficiencies, especially in vitamins and minerals that help to build bone such as calcium, phosphorus and vitamin K

Products Mentioned in Today’s Show:

K-Force - Vitamin K helps maintain bone mineral density by decreasing the activity of osteoclasts, cells which break down bone

OsteoBase -  OsteoBase provides 300 mg of calcium (150 mg in the form of hydroxyapatite) and 300 mg of magnesium per serving, in a 1:1 ratio.

Lab Panel Mentioned in Today’s Show:

Comprehensive Panel with Consult - The GWH - 3. Comprehensive Panel w Consult panel contains 13 tests with 102 biomarkers.

Heart Attack - It’s Not Just For Men!

February 14, 2019

Heart Attack – It’s Not Just For Men

Symptoms that you might be having a heart attack:

  • Sudden Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Pressure, tightness, pain, aching or squeezing sensation in the chest that may radiate to the neck, jaw or back
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Cold Sweats
  • Fatigue
  • Lightheadedness

Products Mentioned on Today’s Show:

Bergamot - Numerous clinical trials have shown the specific bioactive polyphenolic fractions found in Bergamot BPF works at the level of the liver to help maintain and support healthy cholesterol levels and preserve coronary arteries by maintaining inflammatory balance.

CitraNOX - delivers full-spectrum support to help support inflammatory balance, arterial elasticity, optimal nitric oxide levels, and blood flow. CitraNOX provides a powerful formula for those seeking to optimize several mechanisms of cardiovascular health. 

Lab Mentioned in Today’s Show:

GWH-4 Super Panel Plus Men’s Hormones Includes Consultation

contains 20 tests with 91 biomarkers.

Do You Have Leaky Gut or an Irritable Bowel?

February 6, 2019

Symptoms of a Possible Leaky Gut:

  • Bloating
  • Food Sensitivities
  • Thyroid Conditions
  • Fatigue
  • Joint Pain
  • Headaches
  • Skin Issues like Rosacea and Acne
  • Digestive Problems
  • Weight Gain

If any of these symptoms are left un-repaired, it can lead to more severe health issues like inflammatory bowel disease, IBS, arthritis, eczema, psoriasis, depression, anxiety, migraine headaches, muscle pain and chronic fatigue.

Products Mentioned on Today’s Show:

SBI Protect Powder - Supports GI Barrier Health and Integrity

Probiotic 225 - Is a maximum-strength probiotic for cases of severe gastrointestinal (GI) and immune challenges

 

Lab Recommended in Today’s Show:

Comprehensive Lab Panel with Complimentary Consult:

Contains 13 tests with 102 bio-markers –

Please fill out the health survey after ordering this panel

 

Episode-2370- Dr. Stephen Lewis on Agriculture’s Role in Obesity on The Survival Podcast with Jack Spirko

January 31, 2019

Dr. Lewis joins Jack Spirko of The Survival Podcast today to discuss agriculture’s role in America’s obesity epidemic, nutritional deficiencies and a variety of dietary myths.

 

Thyroid and Hashimoto’s | The Green Wisdom Health Podcast with Dr. Stephen and Janet Lewis

January 24, 2019

Most Common Warning Signs of Hypothyroidism:

  • Fatigue
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Weight Gain
  • Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Feeling Cold
  • Constipation
  • Muscle Aches and Tenderness
  • Kidney Problems
  • Stiffness and swelling in the joints
  • Hair Loss
  • Rough, Cracked Skin
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Changes in the Menstrual Cycle
  • More Frequent Cold or Flu Due to Low Immune Function

Product Mentioned On Today’s Show:

Thyrotain -  Thyrotain is a comprehensive formulation that provides a blend of nutrients and botanicals working in synergy to support thyroid health. Thyrotain includes L-tyrosine and iodine, which make up the backbone of the thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). The addition of zinc, copper, selenium, vitamin A, and the botanical guggulipid activate enzymes that enhance the conversion of T4 into the active thyroid hormone T3.

Low Cost Lab Panel Mentioned in Today’s Show:

Comprehensive Lab Panel

Detoxify Your Liver | The Green Wisdom Health Podcast with Dr. Stephen and Janet Lewis

January 16, 2019

Some of the Essential Functions of the Liver Include:

  • Processing nutrients absorbed by the intestines, so they are more efficiently absorbed.
  • Regulating blood composition to balance protein, fat and sugar.
  • Destroying old red blood cells
  • Producing essential chemicals to help blood clot properly.
  • Breaking down and metabolizing alcohol and medications.
  • Producing essential protein and cholesterol
  • Removing toxins from the bloodstream, including bilirubin, ammonia and others.
  • Storing of minerals, iron and vitamin A

 

Signs your liver isn’t functioning correctly:

  • Bloating and Gas
  • Acid Reflux and heartburn
  • Constipation
  • Skin and/or eyes that are yellowish
  • Inability to lose weight
  • High blood pressure
  • Moodiness, anxiety or depression

Lab Panel mentioned in today’s show:

The GWH - 3. Comprehensive Panel - The GWH - 3. Comprehensive Panel w Consult panel contains 13 tests with 101 biomarkers.

This panel includes Dr. Lewis' consultation services and recommendations. Please complete the health survey at https://www.greenwisdomhealth.com/health-survey/

Getting Real With Your Diet | The Green Wisdom Health Podcast with Dr. Stephen and Janet Lewis

January 11, 2019

Diets Discussed In Today’s Show:

  • Low Carb Diet – Total mean daily carbohydrate intake below 45% of total calories is therefore a low-carbohydrate diet
  • Low Glycemic Index Diet – This is another version of the low carb diet
  • Low Fat / Vegetarian Diet – Mostly plant based, but typically include dairy and eggs
  • The Mediterranean Diet – Based on the common themes of the traditional dietary pattern that prevails in Mediterranean countries: emphasis on olive oil, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds, beans and legumes, selective dairy intake, and whole grains. Often fish and other seafood and quite limited consumption of meat.
  • Dash Diet – a mostly plant based diet inclusive of some animal products with an emphasis on low-fat and nonfat dairy products.
  • Paleo Diet – Relative low in fat, low in objectionable carbohydrate sources, namely, starches and added sugars, high in vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds and fiber and low glycemic. An emphasis on lean meat remains distinctive, however, and may represent an advantage related particularly to satiety.

 

Product mentioned in today’s show:

Ortho Digestzyme - a full-spectrum enzyme strategically designed to support each phase of digestion. In the gastric phase, betaine HCl and pepsin prime the stomach, ensuring proper pH to initiate the first phase of digestion.

Is it Adrenal Fatigue or the Holiday Blues? | The Green Wisdom Health Podcast with Dr. Stephen and Janet Lewis

December 20, 2018

Some Causes Adrenal Fatigue:

  • Auto-Immune Disorder
  • Stressful Experience like Death of a Loved One
  • Exposure to Environmental Toxins
  • Prolonged Stress Due to Financial Hardship
  • Bad Relationships
  • Negative Thinking and Emotional Trauma
  • LACK OF SLEEP
  • Poor Diet (Including Crash Diets)
  • Pain
  • Food Sensitivities
  • Surgery
  • Reliance on Stimulants like Caffeine or Energy Drinks
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Product for Adrenal Fatigue:

Adren-All -  offers a unique blend of botanicals, adrenal concentrate and micronutrients that support the adrenals glands, as well as the body’s ability to respond to and counter-act the negative effects of stress.

Product for Holiday Blues:

CereVive - is formulated to support a positive mental outlook and a relaxed, focused state. It includes amino acid precursors and bioactive nutrients that support healthy levels of neurotransmitters such as gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine and epinephrine. Maintaining adequate neurotransmitter production is vital for regulating mood, appetite, memory, focus, energy levels, and a healthy sleep cycle.