Age Management Medicine In The 21st Century
In today’s fast-paced world it can be challenging to maintain a healthy lifestyle. With care and concern, Dr. Harvey S. Bartnof, M.D., shares his expertise on how to optimize your quality of living, bringing together the best of integrative and preventative Western medicine. With each patient and listener explore how to incorporate nutrition, exercise, and medical approaches to live a long, healthy life.
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Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements: Total Health Or Down The Toilet?
Sheldon S. Hendler, Ph.D., M.D., is the Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of California at San Diego School of Medicine and author of "The Doctors’ Vitamin and Mineral Encyclopedia" and the "Physicians’ Desk Reference (PDR) for Nutritional Supplements." Drs Bartnof and Hendler discuss the value both physiologically and monetarily of vitamins, minerals and supplements.
Listen To Your Hormones: People Who Don’t May Suffer Needlessly
Abraham H. Kryger, MD, DMD, author of “Listen to Your Hormones” and physician at Monterey Preventive Medical Clinic in California. Drs. Bartnof and Kryger discuss the importance of male hormones and health.
Why Brain Balance Is Important
Eric R. Braverman, MD, is the author of "The Edge Effect" and several other
health-related books. Dr. Braverman is Director of PATH Medical Centers in New
York. Drs. Bartnof and Braverman discuss the relationship between health of the
mind and health of the rest of the body, and how these two areas are linked with
overall health and wellness.
to listen Sleep Health for Everyone
Dr. Bartnof addresses common sleep problems and what might be done to help them:
snoring, insomnia, “apnea” (stopped breathing), “restless leg syndrome,” and
daytime sleepiness. Joining him is William C. Dement, MD, PhD, author of "The
Promise of Sleep." Dr. Dement is the Founder and Director of the Stanford
University Sleep Research Center. He has co-authored greater than 300 scientific
articles in the medical literature about sleep-related issues and is a leading
expert worldwide about the topic. Dr. Dement is Professor of Psychiatry and
Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Sleep Health for Everyone
Dr. Bartnof addresses common sleep problems and what might be done to help them: snoring, insomnia, “apnea” (stopped breathing), “restless leg syndrome,” and daytime sleepiness. Joining him is William C. Dement, MD, PhD, author of "The Promise of Sleep." Dr. Dement is the Founder and Director of the Stanford University Sleep Research Center. He has co-authored greater than 300 scientific articles in the medical literature about sleep-related issues and is a leading expert worldwide about the topic. Dr. Dement is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Brain Body Connection: Why Brain Balance Is Important For Body Health
Eric R. Braverman, MD, is the author of "The Edge Effect" and several other health-related books. Dr. Braverman is Director of PATH Medical Centers in New York. Drs. Bartnof and Braverman discuss the relationship between health of the mind and health of the rest of the body, and how these two areas are linked with overall health and wellness.
Preserving Your Brain: How to Maintain Healthy Brain Function
David Perlmutter, MD, author of “The Better Brain Book” and “BrainRecovery.com” and Board Certified Neurologist. Dr. Perlmutter is Founder and Medical Director of the Perlmutter Health Center in Naples, Florida. Drs. Bartnof and Perlmutter discuss approaches to maintain brain health, including traditional medical risk factors for brain decline, as well as the role of supplements to maintain brain function.
Female Libido: Factors That Affect Women's Interest In Sex
Jennifer R. Berman, MD, is co-author of the national bestsellers "For Women Only: A Revolutionary Guide to Overcoming Sexual Dysfunction and Reclaiming Your Sex Life" and “Secrets of the Sexually-Satisfied Woman.” She is Medical Director at Rodeo Drive Women’s Health Center in Beverly Hills and former co-host of her own television program called, "Berman & Berman: For Women Only," on the Discovery Health Channel. Previously, Dr. Berman was the Co-Director of the Female Sexual Medicine Center at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles) where she was Assistant Professor of Urology. Drs. Bartnof and Berman will discuss factors that contribute to women’s libido and how it may be restored in women with libido decline.
Breast Health: How To Maintain Female Breast Health
David L. Greene, MD, Board Certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist and Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Greene is the Founder and Medical Director of the Eastern Sierra Women's Clinic and Director of Perinatal Medicine at Northern Inyo Hospital in Bishop, California. Drs. Bartnof and Greene discuss the factors that contribute to female breast health, including the contribution of female hormones.
Prostate Health: Avoiding and Treating Prostate Problems
Claus G. Roehrborn, MD, is Professor and Chairman of Urology at University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Roehrborn is the author of more than 150 scientific articles in the medical literature and 30 medical textbook chapters, while he serves on the editorial boards of several medical journals and on the Prostate Guidelines Panel of the American Urologic Association. Dr. Roehrborn holds the endowed title of Fogelson Distinguished Chair in Urology at UT Dallas. His clinical research interests include diseases of the prostate. Drs. Roehrborn and Bartnof discuss the symptoms, causes, prevention, and treatment of common prostate gland conditions, including prostate enlargement and prostate cancer.
What Can We Learn About People Who Live To Be 100 Years?
Walter M. Bortz, M.D., is the author of “Dare to be 100” and “Living Longer for
Dummies”. Dr. Bortz is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford
University School of Medicine and an emeritus specialist in Internal Medicine at
the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in California. He is a past president of the
American Geriatrics Society, has co-authored more than 60 scientific articles in
the medical literature and at the age of 74 years, completed his 34th marathon
in 2004. Drs. Bortz and Bartnof discuss factors that enable certain people to
live to 100 years.
The Forgotten Hormone
Dr. Norm Shealy joins Dr. Bartnof to discuss DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone): The
Forgotten Hormone. This hormone from the adrenal gland begins to decline when
people are in their mid-20s. In the US, it’s available without a prescription.
The program will discuss what happens when we are deficient in DHEA. Also, the
discussion will answer the question, “What are the benefits and risks of
Erectile Dysfunction: The Ups and Downs of E.D.
Tom F. Lue, MD, board certified urologist, Professor of Urology and Vice Chair of the Department of Urology at University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr. Lue is a co-author of more than 100 research articles about erectile dysfunction. Drs. Bartnof and Lue discuss what causes erectile dysfunction and different treatment approaches, not just the “Little Blue Pill” (Viagra).
Cholesterol Health: Update On Blood Fats and Risk of Heart Attack & Stroke
Joining Dr. Bartnof is Erminia Guarneri, MD, board certified cardiologist, Medical Director for Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in La Jolla, California and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Drs. Bartnof and Guarneri will discuss cholesterol and other risks for artery disease of the heart and brain. One of Dr. Guarneri's interests is regression of heart artery disease through diet, lifestyle and medical treatments, including nutraceuticals (supplements).
Is It Possible To Delay Or Prevent Brain Decline?
William R. Shankle, MD is the author of "Preventing Alzheimer's." Dr. Shankle is
a Board Certified Neurologist and established the Alzheimer's Disease Clinic at
University of California at Irvine School of Medicine in 1988. He served as its
Director for 10 years and is currently Associate Adjunct Professor in the
Cognitive Sciences Department. Dr. Shankle is the Co-Founder and Chief Medical
Officer at Medical Care Corporation, an organization devoted to early detection,
accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Drs. Shankle
and Bartnof discuss whether Alzheimer’s disease can be delayed or even
Arthritis: “I Can’t Believe This Joint…Pain”
Harris H. McIlwain, MD is the author of "Pain-Free Arthritis, A 7-Step Program for Feeling Better Again." Dr. McIlwain is a Board Certified Rheumatologist (joint specialist), Founder of the Tampa Medical Group in Tampa, Florida and a faculty member at University of South Florida College of Public Health. He is the author of 13 books on health issues. Drs. Bartnof and McIlwain discuss causes and treatments for different types of arthritis, including Integrative approaches.
Sleep Health From A To ZZZZ: Beating Insomnia, Snoring & Daytime Sleepiness
Joining Dr. Bartnof is Meir H. Kryger, MD, author of "A Women's Guide to Sleep Disorders" and Professor of Medicine at University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. Drs. Bartnof and Kryger will discuss causes and treatments of different types of sleep problems, including insomnia, snoring, apnea (stopped breathing), restless leg syndrome and daytime sleepiness.
Osteoporosis: Keeping Bones Strong from Age 10 To 100 Years
Dr. Bartnof’s guest is Felicia Cosman, MD, author of "What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Osteoporosis," Clinical Director of the National Osteoporosis Foundation and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University. Drs. Bartnof and Cosman discuss many aspects of osteoporosis, a very common medical condition that causes the bones to be weak. This increases the risk of bone fracture, the need for surgery, possible chronic pain and loss of height.
Exercise: Muscle vs. Fat
Use it or lose it—is exercise a key to maintaining independence and optimal health? Joining Dr. Bartnof is Robert Goldman, DO, PhD, Fellow of the American Academy of Sports Physicians, past Special Advisor to the President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports and author of "Brain Fitness".
How To Have A Healthy Heart
Joining Dr. Bartnof is Stephen T. Sinatra, MD, FACC, CNS. Dr. Sinatra is a Board Certified Cardiologist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and author of 6 books about heart and circulation problems, including "Lower Your Blood Pressure in 8 Weeks" and "Heart Sense for Women." Drs. Bartnof and Sinatra discuss the importance of nutraceuticals in the management and prevention of heart conditions. In some patients, such usage may lead to the avoidance or discontinuation of traditional prescription “enzyme inhibitors.”
Diets from A (Atkins) to S (South Beach) To Z (Zone): Eating to Improve ‘Healthspan.' With Dr. Richard Fleming
Richard M. Fleming, M.D., Founder and Director of the Fleming Heart and Health Institute, author of "Stop Inflammation Now" and Coreen Reinhart, Certified Clinical Nutritionist. Drs. Fleming and Bartnof and Ms. Reinhart will discuss differences of the popular South Beach diet, Atkins diet and Zone diet.
Eating to Improve ‘Healthspan.'
Richard M. Fleming, M.D., Founder and Director of the Fleming Heart and Health
Institute, author of "Stop Inflammation Now" and Coreen Reinhart, Certified
Clinical Nutritionist. Drs. Fleming and Bartnof and Ms. Reinhart discuss
differences of the popular South Beach diet, Atkins diet and Zone diet.
Growth Hormone: The Facts And The Fiction
Ron Rothenberg, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine at University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, Director of California Healthspan Institute, and author of "Forever Ageless." Drs. Rothenberg and Bartnof discuss myths and medical truths (based upon evidence in the medical literature) about the controversial and often misunderstood hormone called Growth Hormone.
Treating Menopause Safely: Using ‘Bio-Identical’ (Natural) Hormones - News Flash or Hot Flash?
Joining Dr. Bartnof is Pamela W. Smith, MD: author of “HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy), The Answers”. Drs. Bartnof and Smith will discuss a safer treatment for Female Menopause by using Bio-Identical Replacement Hormone Therapy, including estrogen, progesterone and testosterone.
Male Menopause (“Andropause”): Does It Exist And Should It Be Treated?
Robert S. Tan, MD, author of “The Andropause Mystery.” Dr. Tan is Associate Professor of Family Medicine at University of Texas, Associate Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and Clinical Director of Geriatrics & Extended Care at Veterans' Administration Medical Center in Houston. Drs. Bartnof and Tan discuss Male Menopause, also called “Manopause” or Andropause. This will include symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and risks if it is not treated—a must listen for any man older than 40 years.