Field Notes: An Exploration of Functional Medicine
By Dr. Rob Downey
Kasandrinos Olive Oil with Tony Kasandrinos
Because olive oil has been around for thousands of years, studies have been done on olive oil since they’ve been doing studies!
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Tony Kasandrinos of Kasandrinos Olive Oil to hear about the genesis of his family olive oil company and how it has become not just a cooking staple, but a health benefit. Click here to get 50% off on the first order of your olive oil subscription, 15% off thereafter.
Psychology of Eating with Marc David
Learning to manage stress, fear, anxiety, unwanted emotions- all starts with eating.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Marc David, the Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, a leading visionary and teacher in Eating Psychology, and the author of the classic and best-selling books Nourishing Wisdom and The Slow Down Diet. We talk all about how stress ties to the psychology of eating, and approaching weight loss holistically.
Quitting Sugar for Good with Michael Collins
If you’ve made it to sugaraddiction.com, you don’t even need to take the [Am I Addicted to Sugar?] quiz.
Today, Dr. Rob Downey talks to Michael Collins, who has been completely sugar-free for over 30 years. He is Chairman of the Board of a Food Addiction Institute that helps raise awareness about processed food and sugar worldwide. Do Michael’s 30-Day Sugar Detox today!
Public Health Culture in the Pandemic with Lorne Carroll, RN, BSN
All variables within one’s life up and down the timeline are connective and impactful to current health and outcomes moving forward.
Today, Dr. Rob Downey talks to Lorne Carroll, RN, BSN, and public health expert about his goals working as a Public Health Nurse and Team Leader for the Public Health Nursing section in Alaska. They speak up about how the pandemic has brought forth the need for change in the global health field.
The Healthy Immune Reset with Dr. Sally LaMont
When you learn to cook, you will never go hungry or be board.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Sally LaMont, ND, LAc, for a discussion all about the immune system. They touch on everything from the types of immunity, diet and nutrients, and what you can do starting today to help improve your immunity.
Visit www.drsallyskitchen.com for recipes and vital health information.
The Business of Functional Medicine with Tom Blue
We have to close the translational gap by acelerating the application of emerging science and research in the day- to-day practice of primary care and personal health management.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Tom Blue, Partner at OvationLab, They discuss why functional medicine is a good idea and why the business aspect is important to the viability of functional medicine being an option for everyone.
Functional Medicine Coaching with Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum
Understand that we have so much control over our health and that small changes in diet and lifestyle can make a huge difference.
Dr. Rob Downey and Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum cover the wonders of functional medicine health coaching, why it’s so effective, and where it is going in the future.
Flipping Fifty with Debra Atkinson
The mindset of surrounding yourself with people that you want to be like, doing the things you want to do, is hard when you’re in an area where people aren’t doing the same.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Debra Atkinson, Wellness Coach and Hormone Balancing Fitness Expert, who has helped over 150,000 women “flip” their second half with the vitality and energy they want.
IBS and SIBO SOS with Shivan Sarna
I want to bring a message of hope, connect people with experts, and bust some myths.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Shivan Sarna, who was set out on a mission to heal her gut and get her life back. She spent a year traveling around the country for appointments with the leading SIBO experts, reading everything she could find online and becoming a “patient expert” herself.
Lower Chronic Inflammation for the Whole Family with Madiha Saeed, MD
We have to do the best we can, but we have to start with ourselves.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks the Holistic Mom, MD, Dr. Madiha Saeed, board certified family physician, best-selling author of The Holistic Rx: Your Guide to Healing Chronic Inflammation and Disease and Adam’s Healing Adventures.
Finding Comfort with a Health Coach With Carol Comfort, FMCHC
Make lasting behavior changes with consciously selected new habits, supported by your health coach.
Rock Bottom Thyroid Treatment With Tiffany Flaten, CNS, LN
My book is for those with irregular thyroid function that don’t just wan’t to survive, but also thrive.
You Can Fix Your Brain with Tom O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN
This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Dr. Tom O’Bryan, the ‘Sherlock Holmes’ for chronic disease and teaches that recognizing and addressing the underlying mechanisms that activate an immune response is the map to the highway towards better health. Listen today as we discuss all things brain health.
You Can Fix Your Brain too, here!
Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia with Rodger Murphree, DC, CNS
Fibromyalgia is just a name, once you get the label you do not have to be stuck with it.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Dr. Rodger Murphree is a board certified chiropractic physician and board certified nutritional specialist. He is an internationally recognized fibromyalgia expert. His “Murphree Method,” a combination of functional and orthomolecular medicine, has helped thousands of patients get healthy and feel good again.
Terrain Theory with Catherine Clinton, ND
We are really dependent on the microbes in our ecosystem for information.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Catherine Clinton, ND, a licensed naturopathic physician with a focus on gut health, autoimmunity and psychoneuroimmunology. Author, speaker, pediatric health advocate, today they talk about terrain theory.
Happy Bones, Happy Life with Margie Bissinger, PT
We can changes ourselves to be resilient to life’s ups and downs.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Margie Bissinger, PT, about utilizing a physical therapist to improve bone health, regardless of injury. They also dive into happiness, and how it CAN affect your bone health.
Happy Hormones with Dr. Deb Matthew
We are putting you in control of your own wellness, so you can stay out of the doctor’s office.
Improving Functional Medicine with Dr. Dan Kalish
I think part of functional medicine is about being flexible and resilient.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Dr. Dan Kalish as two functional medicine physicians to talk about telemedicine, what they are doing to improve their practices, forming long term relationships with patients, and looking towards longevity in functional medicine.
Yoga and Mindful Movement with Elise Spofford
When we have found what makes our heart beat, we have a duty to share it.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Elise Spofford about the benefits of yoga and developing mindful awareness of our internal landscape and our external propensities can best move us in the directions that we seek.
Blood Sweat and Food with Aryn Young and Beau Burgess
We try to source as close to home as possible.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Aryn Young and Beau Burgess of Blood, Sweat, and Food in Homer, AK, to learn what about their farm is so special and how it compares to “Organic” food or food you buy at the grocery store. We also learn about agrarian and economic sovereignty for land and small communities.
Regenerative Medicine with Dr. Jordanna Quinn
A pill isn’t going to change your life, you are going to change your life.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Dr. Jordanna Quinn, a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician and has specialty training in Regenerative medicine, Functional medicine, Anti Aging Medicine and Medical Aesthetics
Kicking Chronic Illness with Dr. Christine Schaffner
Functional Medicine and Naturopathic Medicine are part of a paradigm shift in medicine.
The Power of Presence with Cory Muscara
Try to listen to understand, not to respond. Have trust!
Functional Medicine Insights with Jeff Bland
Changing lives through functional medicine.
Advocating for Your Health with Misty Williams
Be ready to move on if you’re working with someone who is judgemental or not aligned with your goals.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Misty Williams, and discusses topics like advocacy in your health treatments and getting your best sleep ever. Misty is the founder of Healing Rosie, which provides high-performing women with the resources and community to successfully confront the unexpected chronic health issues that women often experience as they age. She is the host of the Best Sleep Ever summit, sign up here: https://bestsleepsummit.com
Mastering Stress for Positive Change with Dr. Heidi Hanna
Stress is the reaction that happens in the gap between demand and capacity.
Anxiety and Depression with Dr. Achina Stein
We look for the root causes of problems to eliminate the symptoms, as opposed to a diagnosis that would only seek to “match a pill to an ill.”
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Dr. Achina Stein, a functional medicine psychiatrist. We cover topics such as antidepressants, root causes of depression and anxiety, and the functional psychiatric applications to treating this. Visit her website at www.achinasteindo.com to sign up for her book for free and sign up for a free 30 minute consultation.
The Astonishing Power Of Love In Healing with Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
People often think love should come to them, but if you put love out, it will come back to you like a boomerang.
Dr. Rob Downey speaks with Dr. Shiroko Sokitch about the power of both love and healing. Learn how you can always love more, and you can always give love to someone, somewhere. Listen as Dr. Sokitch discusses her book –Healing When It Seems Impossible – 7 Keys to Defy the Odds about her unique and comprehensive healing.