Late Night Health Radio offers a unique, entertaining and informative listening opportunity, while providing an upscale active audience for advertisers. Hosted by Mark Alyn, discusses all aspects of health from a consumers point of view.
Late Night Health features healthcare experts from a variety of traditional and alternative healthcare fields. Putting listeners in the driver’s seat of making healthcare decisions, Late Night Health offers diverse topics from experts throughout the world. Guests from around the United States, Australia, Costa Rica, France, Canada and Israel regular share information on Late Night Health.
Late Night Health covers a myriad of health and wellness topics including dealing with diabetes, weight-loss, obesity and cancer to the latest practices in pain management, stress reduction, preventative health care and even how “ObamaCare” affects all Americans.
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The "Going Red for Women" campaign will flourish in February with women sporting their red dresses in support of heart health month, but are women really getting the prevention message? Young women pursuing a career and raising a family are most at risk as they often put off medical care not realizing they are a candidate for a heart attack or stroke.
According to a recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, young women who've had a heart attack will have a twenty fold increased risk of a second heart attack, and a tripled risk of a first stroke, according to findings. Two more recent studies published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology confirm that women under the age of 55 are often left in the dark when it comes to knowing the risk factors of heart disease.
"When it comes to heart health, women have different warning signs and nutritional needs," says Dana Cohen, M.D., a nationally renowned internal and integrative medicine specialist whose multi-disciplinary approach has helped treat thousands of patients using a variety of conventional and complementary therapies. www.drdanacohen.com/
Joel Sanders is a unique holistic dentist in Highland Park, Illinois, whose wide following of patients appreciate the fact that he goes beyond just restoring teeth. He cares about each person's total health.
After graduating from Northwestern University Dental School in 1979, Joel began practicing traditional dentistry for several years. During a dental seminar, Joel met one of the early practitioners and researchers of holistic & biologic dentistry, Dr. Doug Cook, and that relationship influenced him to radically change his approach for dental care. Using all-natural products like metal-free resins and porcelain instead of traditional metallic fillings is just one example.
Joel made it his mission to educate patients on the importance of keeping their mouth healthy.
"It's important for people to know that there is a huge connection between the mouth and the whole body. Everything works together."
Courtney Amundson - Joining us is a remarkable young woman Courtney Amundson, author of "Teachings From God." From "the mouths of babes" comes to mind as this 19 year old shares wisdom for the ages. Sometimes, but definitely not always, as we are each presented with different challenges to benefit our own personal growth. Many times being spiritual does not always mean we are healthier, but does help in our own overall balance in life.
I could not draw any conclusions, only my own experience...but for me being spiritual means that I have more courage to surrender and not play victim to what I see showing up physically as I know it is a manifestation of something larger to look at.
But sometimes that is a long road of discovery – and sometimes you don't figure it out in one lifetime.
Dr. Don Matsumoto - Glaucoma in the Baby Boomer Population - It is often called the "silent thief of sight." We're talking about glaucoma – a serious eye disease and the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in the world. It's estimated glaucoma affects 3 million Americans but only half know they have it. That's because there aren't any symptoms and the only way to know you have it is to have an eye exam. Dr. Don Matsumoto joins Mark for a look at eye care for those over the age of 50.
There are two types of glaucoma – open angle and acute angle-closure. Open-angle doesn't have any symptoms until permanent vision loss has occurred. Symptoms in the late stages of the disease include gradual loss of peripheral vision, blank spots in your field of vision and tunnel vision.
Angle-closure glaucoma is rare and develops very quickly. Symptoms include eye pain, nausea and vomiting (accompanying the severe eye pain), blurred vision and headaches.
Regular eye exams are the key to detecting glaucoma and the American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends a comprehensive eye exam for all adults starting at age 40.
One interesting fact is that glaucoma is an increasing diagnosis among baby boomers and can largely be attributed to LASIK surgery. Baby boomers were the first ones to take advantage of refractive surgery procedures such as LASKIK. After LASIK, patients see great, so most only see their eye doctor if they are in pain or if their quality of vision declines. However, as we mentioned, there aren't any symptoms of glaucoma so some could have a false belief that their eyes are fine.
Glaucoma affects all nationalities and all people as they age. Without having regular comprehensive eye exams, the baby boomer generation is not being checked adequately for glaucoma.
Dr. Don Matsumoto's best recommendation – no matter what your age and even if you think you can see fine -- don't forget about your regular eye examination!
Christaria - The Magic of Sound - Christaria, classical soprano and spiritual luminary, joins Mark for a dynamic discussion about the health benefits of something most of us don't think twice about: SOUND.
"We know from advancements in quantum physics that everything is energy and vibration. Everything. Even us," says Christaria. "And as a vibration and wave, sound is one of the most powerful tools we have for re-shaping and shifting our energy — from our emotional state to the health and harmony of our physical bodies. We are literally sitting on one of the most potent healing tools there is — our own voice."
Christaria shares with listeners how sound is currently utilized for healing in traditional, holistic, and esoteric ways. She explains that each of us has a personal energy system and how we can shift our state of being in moments with simple sounds. By opening our awareness and viewing sound in a whole new way, each of us has the ability to be a healer and "heart-opener" for ourselves and others.
Christaria inspires listeners to tap into their own voice to uncover and remember their authentic joy and vibrancy for living. Many are hungry for "more" — more peace, more prosperity, more purpose, more sensation — more of something we cannot identify. We seek these things through activity, acquisition, and achievement, but end up with persistent strife and stress. The truth is everything we need lies deep within ourselves, gently (or not so gently) waiting to be remembered and rekindled. This is our life's journey, with ultimate power and fulfillment coming to us when we live fully aligned with who we truly are in service to others.
"The greatest blessing you can give the world is the self-permission to be who you truly are," Christaria states. "Open your heart — and your mouth — and heal, igniting your passion and power within."
Learn more about Christaria's music and teaching at Christaria.com
Anita Covic - Born in Podgorica, Montenegro, Anita Covic has always had a love for traveling the globe. From Italy and France, to Spain, Greece, United Emirates, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and the United States, she has experienced the TripTogether.com social travel networking site to communicate with other travelers to secure valuable advice from locals including where to dine and shop. Covic understands that having a local connection when traveling opens doors to experience entertainment, nightlife, sporting events, art and more both in and outside of a city's limits while providing a way to escape common tourist traps.
It was spending her senior year of high school in New York as an exchange student that solidified Covic's love for living abroad. She specifically connected with the culture of New York City as, to her, it represents the main philosophy of life and diversity. She now calls New York City her second home.
Upon moving to New York for her career, Covic served as Public Relations Manager for Volta Group. She created and executed campaigns for the start-up by connecting with all major media and created and managing social media networks.
In Montenegro, she served as a journalist with the Daily Papers. She was responsible for collecting and analyzing macro-economic data, conduct research and editing articles.
TripTogether.com is a social platform connecting travelers around the world. The site motivates and inspires travelers to talk about trips, sites visited, recommendations and more.
TripTogether allows members to plan the trip, get advice from locals, find travel companions and share experiences. TripTogether has worked with over 300,000 travelers on over 60,000 planned trips in 150+ countries in 20,000+ cities across the globe. Visit www.triptogether.com/