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The Health Fix

Jannine Krause is a naturopathic doctor & acupuncturist here to give you your dose of health, fitness, nutrition and stress management tips to take control of your health to live a fun active healthy life. Dr. Krause is on a mission to share the benefits of eating clean, staying fit, maintaining mobility, keeping the mind sharp, looking good and having fun every day with the world. Dr. Krause is obsessed with aging well and inspiring others to maintain their health as they age. Her goal is to make staying healthy easy by taking out the confusion and getting straight to the actions steps by offering quality information in one place so no one misses out on critical health information that isn't talked about in doctor's visits but should be! So if you're curious about aging well, discover how to defy aging naturally at www.doctorjkrausend.com.
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Dec 27, 2018

Are you struggling with bloating that's interfering with your life? You’re not alone, it’s one of the top complaints patient’s have in the doctor’s office. Bloating is down right annoying, plus not to mention uncomfortable and there’s many reasons for why this happens. Perhaps you’ve tried everything to get to the bottom of your bloat from avoiding carbs to multiple colon cleanses and nothing has solved the problem permanently. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause breaks down all the reasons you might have bloating and what to do about it.

  

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How to relieve bloating in the moment
  • Why you are bloated
  • How to find the source of your bloating
  • Why bloating has multiple causes
Dec 20, 2018

Studies have shown that researching health and medical information is one of the most popular online activities. 93 million or 80% of Americans, searched for health-related concerns online in 2018, according to Pew Internet & American Life Project. That’s a leap from 62 percent of those researching health topics online in 2001. Unfortunately, online health researches can lead to unnecessary anxiety and frustration. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause discusses how to get the most out of your online health researches and how to present the information you’ve found to your doctor.

  

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How Google doctoring causes unnecessary anxiety
  • Why you should bring up online research information to your doctor
  • How online health information can be misleading
  • Why advocating for your health via online research is important
Dec 13, 2018

Chances are the more stressed you are the more you crave sugar. The more sugar you consume the harder it is for your body to metabolize it for fuel so it’s stored as fat instead. Insulin resistance occurs when your pancreas releases insulin to counter blood sugar spikes but your cells do not uptake the sugar for fuel or when your liver signals release of glucose from muscle cells despite already elevated blood sugar. Condiments, breads, crackers, chips, cereals, frozen dinners and sauces all contain added sugars. Added sugars contribute to blood sugar spikes and promote fat storage. The stressors of daily life combined with increased consumption of convenience foods is creating an epidemic of pre-diabetes and diabetes world wide. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause breaks down how to reverse insulin resistance.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How hard it is to limit sugar intake
  • Why added sugars are slowly causing insulin resistance
  • How a lack of dopamine fuels sugar cravings
  • Why processed sweeteners and flours are dangerous
Dec 6, 2018

Red light and near infrared therapy are excellent for boosting weight loss, overcoming a plateau and boosting collagen production. A few months ago Dr. Krause discussed red light therapy for boosting weight loss and her esthetician’s experiment with LipoMelt. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause interviews the ladies of LipoMelt Studio in Tacoma, Washington about the success that they have seen with clients and discusses her esthetician's results.

 

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How to get the best results with red light therapy
  • Why red light therapy boosts weight loss
  • How a red light therapy session works
  • How well red light therapy performs
Nov 29, 2018

Did you know that 1 in 4 people who diet will go on to develop disordered eating tendencies or a clinical eating disorder?  Are you passing off your binge eating, over eating, stress eating, chronic dieting or food restricting as no big deal? Did you know that if you have anxiety or depression you’re 50% more likely to develop an eating disorder? Because of the stigma surrounding eating disorders many never seek help for their unhealthy relationships with food. If you have an unhealthy relationship with food, are losing control of your eating or if you’re wondering if someone close to you is struggling with a eating disorder this is a must listen episode.  In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause sheds light on the stigmas surrounding eating disorders and how to identify them as she interviews Stacy Shilter-Pisano an eating disorder specialist and the site director at the Emily Program in Lacey, Washington.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why fad diets are linked to eating disorders
  • Why will power isn’t something you strengthen
  • How to identify if you or a loved one has an eating disorder.
  • Why your own stigma about eating disorders is holding you back from repairing your relationship with food
Nov 22, 2018

Are you one of the 68% of adults in the US that takes supplements? Are your supplements doing more harm than good? Many of the toxins found in processed foods are in supplements too. Supplements are similar to processed foods in that they have added stabilizers to extend their shelf life. Unfortunately, many of us don’t know what to look for to avoid toxic supplements. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause breaks down how to find the least toxic supplements on the market.

 

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why you need to read the ingredients labels on your supplements
  • Why supplement companies use toxic ingredients
  • How to identify toxins in your supplements
  • How to find supplement companies you can trust
Nov 15, 2018

Do you struggle with anxiety and lack of focus? Did you know that spending a few minutes a day training your senses can help you relax and improve your intuition at the same time? By focusing on improving your sight, hearing, taste, smell, touch, balance, movement skills you are better able to hone in on the world around you. Being better connected to your universe calms your nerves and allows them to react when they need to and remain chill when you want to relax. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause discusses how a conversation about getting out of an active shooter situation led to her researching how your senses can protect you and calm your fight or flight response at same time to heal your anxiety over time.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why dialing in your senses benefits your nervous system
  • Why those with sharp senses prevail in dangerous situations
  • How to train each of your senses in a few minutes a day
  • Why training your senses improves your intuition
Nov 8, 2018

Do you have stiff joints, decreased mobility or increased aches and pains? When’s the last time you checked your mobility and balance skills? Did you know that your ability to balance is one of the predictors of longevity? Did you know your ability to move your joints well prevents injuries? As a kid your play incorporates trials that challenge mobility, while promoting balance and sensory exploration. As you age you stop playing and with that you lose your balance and mobility skills. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause breaks down why it’s important to incorporate mobility and balance training into your weekly exercise routine.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How rocks and logs are great tools for balance training
  • Why you need to train your sensory & mechanoreceptor nerves
  • How you lose balance and mobility skills as you age
  • Why balance and mobility training decreases pain, prevents injury and improves strength

 

Nov 1, 2018

Struggling to form lasting healthy habits? Wondering why you can’t align what you want to do with what you actually do? Frustrated and losing motivation because healthy goal setting isn’t working for you?  The Fresh Tri App is a healthy practice setting game that invites users to test drive a variety of healthy habits, removing the guesswork and feelings of failure so you can practice repeating habits and find your way to success. There is no failure, win or lose in this game - only practice and repetition. While most healthy goal setting methods fail to deliver on their promise, Fresh Tri won’t leave you feeling like you did something wrong. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause interviews the mastermind behind the app Fresh Tri, Dr. Kyra Bobinet, and it’s simple, positive approach based on the brain science of habit formation.

  

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How an app empowers healthy practice development
  • Why reviewing the how, why and what daily are key to practicing healthy habits
  • Why the best healthy habit triggers are internal nudges
  • Why a healthy practice habit mindset is better than a goal achievement plan
Oct 25, 2018

Do you want to eat healthy but life keeps getting in your way? Are you stressed out, tired, depressed, anxious, gaining weight or dealing with digestive issues? By creating healthy eating habits and routines with meal planning you can reduce your stress levels, boost your energy and mood, calm your nervous system, manage weight better and reduce digestive issues. You can dial in your healthy eating habits by spending a 90 minutes planning and preparing food once a week. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause breaks down what she does each week for 90 minutes to make sure she always has healthy food on hand.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why you should plan your on a weekly basis
  • How a little recipe gathering makes a big difference
  • How to make food for the week in under 2 hours
  • What tools are crucial for meal planning success
  • How to rotate meal plans for efficiency
Oct 18, 2018

Do you feel like you’ve tried everything from supplements to skin care products for your problem skin and nothing seems to work? Are you frustrated because no one can figure out what is causing your skin issues? It’s possible that your circadian rhythms, diet and lifestyle are the problem. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause interviews Dr. Keira Barr a board certified dermatologist who specializes in helping patients feel confident and comfortable in their skin.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why sleep is the most important therapy for your skin
  • How to choose the right sunscreen
  • Why your eye doctor should screen you for skin cancer
  • Why you need to get naked monthly to evaluate your skin
  • What to focus on to identify potentially problematic moles
Oct 11, 2018

Do the short days of fall and winter get you down? Do you suffer from seasonal affective disorder, struggle with insomnia or moodiness in the fall and winter? Did you know that there are key habits to follow to make sure that you adjust to seasonal changes without a hitch. The better adapted you are to seasonal change is tied to how well you stick with sleep and wake schedules, eating schedules and allowing yourself to unwind and recharge each evening. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause breaks down why you need to reset your circadian rhythm each fall for optimal health and longevity.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why not resetting your circadian rhythm lowers your life expectancy
  • How timing of sleep, exercise and meals affects your circadian rhythm
  • How creating set schedules for food, exercise and sleep can regulate your circadian rhythm
  • Why eating late and overeating take years off your life
Oct 5, 2018

Are you moody, struggling staying asleep throughout the night and finding it hard to keep weight off? Hula hoops aren’t just for kids as they can help you to maintain your balance, vital core muscle strength, help improve bladder health and balance hormones. Whether you remember hula hoops fondly or you were never able to master them it’s time to try them again. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause talks about hormones and hula hoops with former rhythmic gymnast and fitness trainer Leigh Little from Canyon Hoops.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why hula hooping is great for belly fat reduction
  • How hula hooping reduces back pain and improves balance
  • How hula hooping helps to balance hormones
  • Why exercises like hula hooping are great for all ages
Sep 27, 2018

Do you have chronic sinus issues, dizziness, brain fog, ear ringing? Or do you have to clear your throat often or have a stuffy nose often? Do you rely on Flonase to function? This day in age it seems like everyone is suffering from some type of allergy. There’s a connection between sinus issues and your digestive health. The more your digestive system is struggling to manage the foods that you eat the more it activates your immune system. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause breaks down why leaky gut is on the rise and it’s producing a society relying on Flonase and allergy medications.

Sep 20, 2018

The toxins in your hygiene products could be the difference between life and death. Noha Soliman started The Herbs and Bees clean beauty and dental hygiene line after her daughter’s health drastically improved by removing all toxic products in their household. She wanted to create a brand that offered clean non-toxic products that were not tested on animals, were environmentally friendly and contributed to helping those less fortunate in her community. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause interviews Noha Soliman on the story behind her non-toxic skin care and dental hygiene lines.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How ditching your toxic hygiene products can save your life
  • How tooth powder can replace your regular tooth paste
  • Why simple ingredients are more effective
  • Why you need to try a cleanser that you don’t wash off
Sep 13, 2018

Do you suffer from chronic pain and you’re sick of popping pills to stay ahead of your pain? Perhaps you are sick of the side effects of your pain medication.  Maybe you’re scared to try CBD oil because of the stigma associated with marijuana. Perhaps you’d like to try CBD oil but you don’t know where to how to dose it and what form to choose. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause discusses how to get started with CBD oil products and what you want to do to find the right dosage for you.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why CBD oil absorption varies with type of administration
  • How to utilize CBD oil effectively
  • Why edibles aren’t the best CBD oil option
  • Why CBD oil isn’t effective for everyone
Sep 6, 2018

Do you suffer with chronic sinus infections, headaches, body aches, digestive issues or fatigue and no one can figure out what’s ailing you? Have you tried a probiotic and you didn’t notice any change in your gut health? Or did a probiotic make your condition worse? With so many probiotics on the market it’s hard to know which ones are best for you, if they will work and how they even work. Research has shown that the most beneficial probiotics are spore-based probiotics as they are closest to the natural form of probiotics we would get from the soil. Spore based probiotics are considered the regulators of the rest of the gut flora meaning they have the ability to help weed out non-beneficial bacteria and yeast. Combine the regulating effect of spore based probiotics with a gut lining restoration plan and you have a comprehensive program to get rid of leaky gut once and for all. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause interviews Kiran Krishnan from Microbiome Labs about spore probiotics and the Total Gut Restoration Program that Microbiome Labs offers.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why spore based probiotics can kill other gut bugs
  • How to utilize prebiotics effectively
  • Why you need to neutralize microbial toxins while healing your gut
  • Why the key to gut lining restoration lies in the mucus layer of the gut
Aug 30, 2018

Are you struggling with chronic insomnia and finding yourself gaining weight? Have you lost your will power and find yourself struggling to avoid junk food? Are you eating yourself out of house and home at night but not hungry all day? If you answered yes to any of the previous questions then it’s time to work on your stress levels and sleep. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause discusses how chronic insomnia leads to weight gain overtime.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why a set a sleep and wake schedule prevents overeating
  • How and when to eat to sleep better
  • Why it’s hard to control your appetite
  • Why insomnia makes you eat more at night
Aug 23, 2018

Do you get grumpy when you’re hungry? Do you have mood changes based on what you eat? Do you wake up in the night needing to snack? Did you know that blood sugar imbalances are not just dietary related? Blood sugars ups and downs can occur with increased stress and lead to elevated cholesterol. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause discusses how diet, stress and being sedentary affect your blood sugar and what you can do to keep your blood sugar in check to prevent diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why it’s best to eat dinner foods for breakfast
  • How eating breakfast foods at night balance blood sugar
  • How cortisol causes blood sugar imbalances
  • Why blood sugar issues cause cardiovascular disease
Aug 16, 2018

Tried everything to reduce your pain? When’s the last time someone looked and touched your feet? When is the last time someone watched you move and walk? How well your feet move, how you use and feel your feet is crucial to maintain proper postures and move pain free. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause discusses how everyday she is amazing by how the health of our feet predict the amount of pain we have in our bodies.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why you need to feel your whole foot
  • How shoes prevent us from really feeling our feet
  • Why you need to spend time barefoot
  • Why it’s important to have toes and ankles that move well
Aug 9, 2018

Many skin care products, even those labeled natural, can disrupt the delicate balance of oil, hydration and good bugs of your skin microbiome. Antibacterial agents, chemicals and even some herbs can disrupt the skin’s microbiome and nutrient balance. With companies coming out with probiotic based cleansers and moisturizers to restore your skin microbiome how do you know what products to trust? In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause discusses how everyday skin care products can be damaging to the balance and immunity of your skin.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why you have good bugs on your skin
  • How to maintain your delicate skin microbiome
  • Why you need to throw out your store bought bar soap
  • Why your skin needs to be acidic to have great skin
Aug 2, 2018

How many times have you dreamed about taking a vacation but never took it? Do you find yourself with excuses to not take a vacation? Are you risking you health for your employer by not taking a vacation? If you answered yes to any of those questions it’s time to plan that vacation and actually take it. Vacations are critical for resetting your mind, boosting your mood and reframing your perspective on life. Vacations are a time to slow down and reset your parasympathetic nervous system so you can return to work rested, focused and in a better mood. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause discusses why Americans are the sickest stressed out population in the world and why we need to take vacations to reset and reframe our lives.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why women are 50% more likely to have heart attacks without vacations
  • Why being a work martyr doesn’t get you promotions
  • Why vacations should be at least 8 days
  • How $255 Billion is lost from our economy when vacations are forfeited
Jul 26, 2018

Shoulder injuries are common and most of the time it’s related to our poor posture. Focusing on strengthening your back and posterior shoulder muscles while improving shoulder mobility goes a long way to prevent injuries and pain. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause interviews Dr. Robert Oh, MD, who specializes in family sports medicine, on preventing and managing shoulder pain. Dr. Oh recommends rowing machines, rowing exercises, lat pull downs and pull-ups in addition to stretching and release techniques to reduce tension in our chest, neck and shoulders. Listen in for more tips and techniques Dr. Oh recommends in this informative interview.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why your computer, phone & iPad are causing you pain
  • How to stretch and release tension in your shoulder & neck
  • Why strengthening your upper back prevents shoulder pain
  • How to eat to prevent shoulder injuries & pain
Jul 19, 2018

Reading food labels is tough as it’s so hard to know which products are truly the healthiest option. Due to creative marketing and labeling we often find ourselves choosing products for what they highlight on the package versus the real ingredients list. In this podcast with Dr. Jannine’s coach Meredith Beard the gals breakdown how labels have tricked them and the process they use to determine what product is the healthiest.  

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why 5 ingredients or less is best when choosing products in the grocery store
  • How to compare products to determine which is best
  • Why we are often tricked into buying “fake” healthy foods
  • How to look past the marketing to get the healthy foods you want

 

Jul 12, 2018

Struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD, irritability, anger, toxic stress or pain? One of the most effective ways to deal with mood disorders, trauma and pain is to work on your mind muscle connection. Too many of us are walking around without feeling our feet and the muscles that work to help us move. When your mind is connected to your muscles you are able to engage more muscles, which in turn reduces anxiety, depression, irritability and pain as endorphins are released and blood flow improves. Connecting your mind to your muscles results in better body results that last longer. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause breaks down how you break through trauma with exercise in an interview with her CrossFit coach Meredith Beard.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How feeling your feet reduces pain & improves mobility
  • Why feeling your muscles gives you an endorphin boost
  • How to get your mind and muscles connected
  • How mind muscle connections heal trauma
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