Take Charge of Your Health

Co Hosts Corinne Furnari and Carol Petersen bring you cutting edge and up to date health news that you won’t find anywhere else. This information empowers listeners to take charge of their own health.

We are told that hypertension needs to be treated with drugs for a lifetime. Is that really true? Most of the hypertensive drugs are designed to block or mitigate adrenaline. Can we do that naturally?... Read more
Published on: 19 days ago
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Cholesterol builds our cells, creates all of our sex and adrenal hormones, vitamin D, and bile for digestions. Levels less that 160 are associated with increases in all cause mortality. Extremely low levels occur in autism and in AIDS. We discuss what we can do to restore cholesterol levels and what a very high cholesterol might mean.... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
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 Carol and Corinne review a podcast interview with Dr. Peter Atilla and Dr. Andrew Huberman from May 2022. This podcast has well over a million views, lots of praise in the comments and cited by other social media sites. The trouble is that it contains misinformation. For example, Dr. Atilla proclaims that there is a progesterone containing IUD - false. The IUD contains levonorgestrel. The drug does not move from the uterus - also false. The drug continuously goes into the blood stream and affects the whole body. We spend the whole hour unweaving the web.... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
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Dr. Ellen Cutler joins Corinne and Carol to show us how supplemental digestive enzymes can help with candida, food sensitivities, autoimmune issues, weakened immune systems, long covid and more.... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
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 Carol and Corinne discuss what can be done to naturally bring up testosterone levels in both men and women. These tips came from a lecture by Dr. William Clearfield... Read more
Published on: 2 months ago
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 Carol and Corinne do a deep dive into one of our most important hormones. Testosterone is in charge of all protein synthesis in our bodies- both men and women... Read more
Published on: 2 months ago
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Tony Bates fills in the background on the discovery of nitric oxide leading to a Nobel prize. Learn the fascinating history then join with Carol, Corinne and Beth Shirley to flesh out the clinical applications.... Read more
Published on: 2 months ago
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The gut microbiome is receiving more and more attention these days but many practitioners ignore the ravages of Candida (fungus) overgrowth. We discuss signs and symptoms, treatments, causes to heighten awareness.... Read more
Published on: 2 months ago
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At the beginning of the year many of us reflect on our "last year me" and determine to set resolutions and goals for the new year. However, these are often very soon discarded. What makes us stick to a plan and achieve our goals?... Read more
Published on: 2 months ago
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We chose nattokinase, a proteolytic enzyme as the nutrient of the year. Nattokinase, along with lumbrokinase, serrapeptase are powerful proteolytic enzymes. Some have characterized aging - as inflamaging- an accumulation of inflammation. Enzymes can help the body break down inflammatory immune complexes.... Read more
Published on: 3 months ago
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Coorinne and Carol continued on the theme of stopping the 8 pounds more during the holiday season. We took time to review the last year's pearls. A hero in the hormone world, Dr. Ray Peat passed away in November. He will be sorely missed as all through his lifetime he challenged conventional and baseless ideas. We discussed copper deficiency with iron overload, high uric acid and fructose and insulin resistance. We went through a carbohydrate addicts questionnaire to identify issues.... Read more
Published on: 3 months ago
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Dr. Warshowsky is the author of "Healing Fibroids". There are many contributing issues leading to excess estrogen stimulation including toxins and emotions that are usually not addressed. Surgery is the routine and sometimes fibroids return after multiple myomectomies. There are other solutions which Dr. Warshowsky offers in his practice.... Read more
Published on: 3 months ago
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Young men and women also face challenges of imbalanced hormones. Poly-cystic Ovary Syndrome, metabolic disorder, PMS, skipped cycles, low thyroid issues abound. Conventional medicine slaps on band aids such as birth control pills but fails to dig into the real problems. We cover this information to hopefully empower young people to learn to take charge of their health.... Read more
Published on: 3 months ago
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Estrogen Dominance was coined by Dr. John Lee to identify the relationship between estrogen and progesterone. In really, there is much more involved in this relationship and a failure to identify and correct many other issues can lead to complex and difficult to treat chronic issues.... Read more
Published on: 4 months ago
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During the holiday seasons, digestive problems may be magnified. Corinne and Dr. Z talk about the herbs that may help as they describe the digestive process... Read more
Published on: 4 months ago
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