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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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Now displaying: May, 2018
May 31, 2018

A common question in my office is “do natural treatments for seasonal allergies work?” The answer is yes, if you are willing to swap out your allergy pill for an herbal combo in addition to cleaning up your diet a bit. With so many allergy pills, herbs and supplements on the market, which ones do you try first? In this episode Doc J breaks down what herbal therapies, diet and lifestyle changes she has seen to be most effective to help manage seasonal allergies in the moment and prevent them in the future.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • What foods help prevent allergy symptoms
  • Where to get the best herbs to fight allergies
  • Why you need to take your shoes off in the house
  • Why your pets, rugs and blankets could be making your allergies worse
May 24, 2018

Many think of pets as a lot of work but the benefits to your overall health are incredible. Growing up in a home with dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and reptiles Doc J learned to love animals of all kinds. It wasn’t until Doc J went through some of the most stressful times in her life did she realize the true value of a pet. She found that taking care of a dog forced her to maintain a routine, organize her life, slowdown, laugh, play and move more. In this episode Doc J discusses how her dogs boost her mood, keep her stress in check by keeping her mind right and reminding her to play everyday.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why having a pet makes you happier
  • How pets help you to set routines & organize
  • How pets relieve stress
  • Why mobility and weight improve with a pet
May 17, 2018

Hemp has been used for thousands of years as a medicine to help with pain and inflammation in the body. It’s fatty acid breakdown is similar to that of flaxseed thus it’s omega three component makes it ideal for use as an anti-inflammatory. What hemp contains in addition to essential fatty acids is CBD (cannabidiol), a plant chemical that binds to receptors in our endocannabinoid system, a component of our nervous system, to relieve pain, reduce anxiety and inflammation. CBD, is one type of cannabinoid as there are approximately 113 cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. The secret to getting the maximum benefit from hemp is in the delivery of it to the body, aka the absorption, and it’s best achieved through liposomal delivery techniques. In this episode Doc J interviews Lane Kennedy Levy, the Upgraded Woman, about how hemp oil changed her life and why she is committed to educating the world on the benefits of hemp oil.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why liposomal hemp oil provides the best results
  • How long it takes for hemp oil to work
  • How to dose hemp oil for maximal effect
  • Why hemp oil is not going to get you high
May 10, 2018

Naturopathic doctors are trained to recommend dietary & lifestyle changes, in addition to herbs and vitamin supplements to treat common medical issues. Naturopathic doctors graduate from doctorate programs at accredited universities and are required to take board exams prior to licensure. Naturopathic medicine programs are similar to medical doctorate programs in many ways however, naturopathic medicine training focuses on herbal therapies, nutrition and lifestyle changes. In this episode Doc J breaks down her education, the benefits of having a naturopathic doctor on your health care team and why she chose to be a naturopathic doctor & acupuncturist.

 

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How a naturopathic doctor can help you
  • Why naturopathic medicine is controversial
  • Why team care based medicine is best
  • How to find a good naturopathic doctor

 

May 3, 2018

We hear the word inflammation all the time and we are told we need to reduce it but what is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural process in which the body repairs damage to it’s tissues. We need the inflammation process to occur to fix problems in the body but when the body struggles to shut down the inflammation response once the issue has been fixed is where we end up with problems. In this episode Doc J breaks down why we need to support our body’s regulation of inflammation to prevent illness related to chronically inflamed bodies and the progression to autoimmune conditions.

 

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why stress promotes chronic inflammation
  • Why veggies are key to inflammation regulation
  • How culinary spices balance inflammation
  • What to do every day to keep inflammation in check
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