Confessions of a Doctor

Dr. Emma Petshow

Listen along as Dr. Emma, a board-certified naturopathic physician and CEO of EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC, discusses the hot health and wellness news of the day. Along with her cohost she debunks health myths and click bait, reviews natural supplements, and provides health information from an integrative and holistic health prospective. Have health questions? Submit them for a chance to be answered in her Ask Dr. Emma the Dilemma segment. read less
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Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Not Take Vitamins Daily!
04-01-2023
Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Not Take Vitamins Daily!
Learn the top 3 reasons why you should not take vitamins daily straight from a naturopathic doctor!Dr. Emma Petshow is a licensed, board-certified naturopathic physician who takes vitamins daily, but has 3 reasons why you should not and they are not what you might think! Come along in this Confessions of a Doctor series where Dr. Emma answers your top questions, debunks health myths, and decodes the health and wellness industry. Do you want to learn more or work with Dr. Emma on your health and wellness goals? Head to her website: www.dremmapetshow.com to subscribe to her mailing list, set up an initial free 15-minute consult, and get started! She see's clients world-wide, has low-cost membership options available, and is able to bill insurance for clients living in the state of Oregon.  What are you waiting for? Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.
Food Sensitivities, Push-Ups, Something New, and How to Exercise!
03-08-2022
Food Sensitivities, Push-Ups, Something New, and How to Exercise!
Join Dr. Emma and her Producer Alex as they embark on a health and wellness journey in Confessions of a Doctor. They breakdown food sensitivity testing, how to get it done, and how you can use that information to heal your gut in Some Like it Taught. A new segment called, Health News Alerts brings the top health stories of the week to the pod for Dr. Emma's take and if they are all fact or have some fiction to debunk. The Workout Wednesday Exercise of the month is debuted, which is the push-up. Lastly, Dr. Emma answers a listener question about the right way to exercise in Ask Dr. Emma Your Dilemma. This is a jam packed episode full of health education and doctor secrets.Some Like it Taught: Food Sensitivity TestingPurchase your food sensitivity test here or schedule a free 15-minute consult to see if this is the right choice for youHealth News Alerts: CNNMovement and CognitionFood and MemoryIs napping really bad for you?Workout Wednesday: Push-upAsk Dr. Emma Your Dilemma: What is the best way to exercise?Get bulk herbs, teas, and other organic and sustainable harvested supplements at Mountain Rose Herbs. Use our link to purchase you order to support our show!Sign up for Instacart today and order your groceries. Get groceries delivered in as fast as an hour. Use our link and sign up for a new account to support our show!This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Emma Petshow and her guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational anInstacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.
Mindful Eating, Superfoods, Anxiety, and What's a Tincture?
28-07-2022
Mindful Eating, Superfoods, Anxiety, and What's a Tincture?
Join Dr. Emma and her Producer Alex as they embark on a health and wellness journey in Confessions of a Doctor. They breakdown mindful eating and why you should do it in Some Like it Taught, talk about why spinach is the Superfood of the Month, rate a lavender supplement in Poppin' Pills, and answer the listener question about tinctures in Ask Dr. Emma Your Dilemma. This is a jam packed episode full of health education and doctor secrets. Some Like it Taught: Mindful EatingSuperfood of the Month: Spinach Poppin' Pills: Lavela by Integrative TherapeuticsAsk Dr. Emma Your Dilemma: What is a tincture and how does it work?Get bulk herbs, teas, and other organic and sustainable harvested supplements at Mountain Rose Herbs. Use our link to purchase you order to support our show!Sign up for Instacart today and order your groceries. Get groceries delivered in as fast as an hour. Use our link and sign up for a new account to support our show!This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Emma Petshow and her guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational and educational purposes only. Each person is unique, so consult your healthcare professional for any personal medical questions. Views and opinions expressed in the podcast are our own. While we make every effort to ensure that the information we are sharing is accurate, we welcome any comments, suggestions, or correction of errors. Privacy is of utmost importance to us. All people, places, and scenarios mentioned in the podcast have been changed to protect patient confidentiality. This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony.  No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast. In no way does listening, reading, emailing or interacting on sociaInstacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.
Travel Health, Workout Wednesday, and A Supplement for Burnout.
20-07-2022
Travel Health, Workout Wednesday, and A Supplement for Burnout.
Join Dr. Emma Petshow, an integrative health expert and licensed naturopathic physician, and Producer Alex as they provide health education, debunk health myths, answer listener questions, and bring her hot takes to the health topics of the day.Some Like it Taught - Traveler's DiarrheaCDC Travel Website: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel Workout Wednesday - Plank - The best exercise for your core!Poppin' Pills - HPA Adapt by Integrative TherapeuticsSupplement linked here!Music by AlexGrohl from PixabayMusic by SergeQuadrado from PixabayMusic by REDproductions from PixabayMusic by Charlie_Raven from PixabayTo submit questions for "Ask Dr. Emma" head over to instagram at @confessions_of_a_doctor or @dr_emma_petshow. Learn more about Dr. Emma and how to work with her as a doctor or health consultant through her health education company, EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC.  Sign up for her mailing list  at Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.
Acid Reflux, Debunking CNN, and Glycemic Index.
29-06-2022
Acid Reflux, Debunking CNN, and Glycemic Index.
Join Dr. Emma Petshow, an integrative health expert and licensed naturopathic physician, and Producer Alex as they provide health education, debunk health myths, answer listener questions, and bring her hot takes to the health topics of the day.Some Like it Taught - Acid RefluxPurchase my favorite chamomile and other tea blends by shopping Mountain Rose Herbs! Click this link to support our show. Health Myths Debunked - 6 Lifestyle Changes to Manage Eczema by Physician Voices on CNNEWG Skin Deep GuideAsk Dr. Emma Your Dilemma - How do you calculate the glycemic index?Glycemic Index DatabaseMusic by AlexGrohl from PixabayMusic by SergeQuadrado from PixabayMusic by REDproductions from PixabayMusic by Charlie_Raven from Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.
De-Puff your Eyes, Immunity Boost, and the Perfect Poop!
22-06-2022
De-Puff your Eyes, Immunity Boost, and the Perfect Poop!
Join Dr. Emma Petshow, an integrative health expert and licensed naturopathic physician, and Producer Alex as they provide health education, debunk health myths, answer listener questions, and bring her hot takes to the health topics of the day.Some Like it Taught - All about the EyesPurchase my favorite chamomile and other tea blends by shopping Mountain Rose Herbs! Click this link to support our show. Poppin' Pills - Zand Herbals Elderberry Zinc Immunity GummiesElderberry and Immunity StudyVitamin C and Immunity StudyZinc and Immunity StudyAsk Dr. Emma Your Dilemma - What is the perfect poop?Bristol Stool ScaleMusic by AlexGrohl from PixabayMusic by SergeQuadrado from PixabayInstacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.
Women's Health Myths, PMS Cramps, and Iron Sources!
15-06-2022
Women's Health Myths, PMS Cramps, and Iron Sources!
Join Dr. Emma Petshow, an integrative health expert and licensed naturopathic physician, and Producer Alex as they provide health education, debunk health myths, answer listener questions, and bring her hot takes to the health topics of the day.Get gifts for Dad delivered in as fast as 1 hour. Shop now to get free delivery on your first order of $10+.Some Like it Taught - 5 Common Women's Health MythsPoppin' Pills - Chaste Tree Berry by VitanicaVitex for PMS Symptoms like crampsVitex vs. Vitamin B6 for Period crampsVitex for perimenopausal and menopausal symptomsAsk Dr. Emma Your Dilemma - What are some vegetarian sources of iron?Harvard - The Nutrition Source - IronMusic by AlexGrohl from PixabayMusic by SergeQuadrado from PixabayMusic by REDproductions from PixabayMusic by Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.
Heat illnesses, why you should squat, and electrolytes galore!
08-06-2022
Heat illnesses, why you should squat, and electrolytes galore!
Join Dr. Emma Petshow, an integrative health expert and licensed naturopathic physician, and Producer Alex as they provide health education, debunk health myths, answer listener questions, and bring her hot takes to the health topics of the day.Get gifts for Dad delivered in as fast as 1 hour. Shop now to get free delivery on your first order of $10+. Some Like it Taught - Heat Related Illnesses and How to Prevent ThemPoppin' Pills - NUUN Hydration TabletsNUUN Electrolyte Tablet StudyNUUN Hydration Clean Planet InitiativesWorkout Wednesday - SquatsAsk Dr. Emma Your Dilemma - How often should you go to the doctor?Music by AlexGrohl from PixabayMusic by SergeQuadrado from PixabayMusic by REDproductions from PixabayMusic by Charlie_Raven from PixabayTo submit questions for "AInstacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.
Sunburns, skin health, food of the month, and more!
01-06-2022
Sunburns, skin health, food of the month, and more!
Join Dr. Emma Petshow, an integrative health expert and licensed naturopathic physician, and Producer Alex as they provide health education, debunk health myths, answer listener questions, and bring her hot takes to the health topics of the day.Support our show! Click on this Affiliate link for Instacart to purchase your groceries. It's easy to use and you might even qualify for free shipping.Some Like it Taught - The Truth About Sunburns and SunscreenEnvironmental Working Group Sunscreen Guide 2022Poppin' Pills - Soothing Aloe After Sun Gel by Banana BoatAloe Vera for SunburnsAloe Vera for Skin HealingEWG Skin Deep Guide What Cha Eating? - Avocado is the Food of the MonthHealth Benefits of AvocadoPart 2Ask Dr. Emma Your Dilemma - How to soothe itchy, irritated skin?Music by AlexGrohl from PixabayMusic by SergeQuadrado from PixabayMusic by REDproductions from Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.
Alternative Treatments for the Common Cold, Poopin' with POOSH, and Gut Health!
25-05-2022
Alternative Treatments for the Common Cold, Poopin' with POOSH, and Gut Health!
Join Dr. Emma Petshow, an integrative health expert and licensed naturopathic physician, and Producer Alex as they provide health education, debunk health myths, answer listener questions, and bring her hot takes to the health topics of the day.Support our show! Click on this Affiliate link for Instacart to purchase your groceries. It's easy to use and you might even qualify for free shipping.Some Like it Taught - Alternative Treatments for the Common ColdElderberry for the Common ColdThroat Coat Tea by Traditional MedicinalsHealth Myths Debunked - Foods that Help you Poop by POOSHPrunes for PoopPsyllium Husk vs. Prunes for ConstipationAsk Dr. Emma Your Dilemma - What is the correlation between gut health and allergies? Part 2Music by AlexGrohl from PixabayMusic by SergeQuadrado from PixabayMusic by REDproductions from PixabayMusic by Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.
Bloating, Licorice, and How does the Gut Effect Allergies!
18-05-2022
Bloating, Licorice, and How does the Gut Effect Allergies!
Join Dr. Emma Petshow, an integrative health expert and licensed naturopathic physician, and Producer Alex as they provide health education, debunk health myths, answer listener questions, and bring her hot takes to the health topics of the day.Support our show! Click on this Affiliate link for Instacart to purchase your groceries. It's easy to use and you might even qualify for free shipping.Animal Rescue Kingdom - adoption agency that I adopted my puppy Ella.Some Like it Taught - BloatingLow FODMAPs Diet GuidePoppin' Pills - Rhizinate by Integrative TherapeuticsDGL for Acid Reflux and GERDA RCT for DGL to address functional dyspepsiaInteraction checker link on Integrative Therapeutics websiteAsk Dr. Emma Your Dilemma - What is the correlation between gut health and allergies?Music by AlexGrohl from PixabayMusic by SergeQuadrado from PixabayMusic by REDproductions from PixabayMusic by Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.
Allergies, What's a Mast Cell, and Dr. Emma's Medicine Cabinet!
11-05-2022
Allergies, What's a Mast Cell, and Dr. Emma's Medicine Cabinet!
Join Dr. Emma Petshow, an integrative health expert and licensed naturopathic physician, and her Producer Alex as they provide health education, debunk health myths, answer listener questions, and bring her hot takes to the health topics of the day.Some Like it Taught - Allergic RhinitisMast Cells and histamine video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40ziKmtnWSc Poppin' Pills - Natural D-Hist by Ortho Molecular ProductsStinging Nettle and Allergic Rhinitis: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5963652/pdf/ijpr-16-112.pdfVitamin C and Allergic Rhinitis: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/7076989/Quercetin and Allergic Rhinitis: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19295240/NAC and Allergic Rhinitis (rat study): https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23307410/Bromelain and Allergies: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3870104/Ask Dr. Emma Your Dilemma - What is in your medicine cabinet?Music by AlexGrohl from PixabayMusic by SergeQuadrado from PixabayMusic by REDproductions from PixabayMusic by Charlie_Raven from Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.
Sleep Disorders, Pill Poppin', and Magnesium oh my!
04-05-2022
Sleep Disorders, Pill Poppin', and Magnesium oh my!
Join Dr. Emma Petshow, an integrative health expert and licensed naturopathic physician, and her Producer Alex as they provide health education, debunk health myths, answer listener questions, and bring her hot takes to the health topics of the day. Some Like it Taught - Circadian Rhythm Sleep DisorderA randomized controlled trial with bright light and melatonin for the treatment of delayed sleep phase disorder: effects on subjective and objective sleepiness and cognitive function. J Biol Rhythms. 2013 Oct;28(5):306-21.Poppin' Pills - Alka Calm by Professional FormulasThe effect of magnesium supplementation on primary insomnia in elderly: A double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial. J Res Med Sci. 2012 Dec; 17(12): 1161–1169.The Effects of Magnesium Supplementation on Subjective Anxiety and Stress—A Systematic Review. Nutrients. 2017 May; 9(5): 429.The effect of magnesium supplementation on blood pressure in individuals with insulin resistance, prediabetes, or noncommunicable chronic diseases: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 Sep;106(3):921-929. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.117.155291.Magnesium for skeletal muscle cramps. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.Ask Dr. Emma Your Dilemma - What is naturopathic medicine?Music by AlexGrohl from PixabayMusic by SergeQuadrado from PixabayMusic by REDproductions from Subscribe to Dr. Emma's Website for the latest updates and to learn how to work with her one-on-on to reach your health and wellness goals!EmPower U Health and Wellness LLC is a health education company that offers integrative medical services including naturopathic medicine, family medicine, and preventive medicine to optimize clients’ health. We do this through health education to promote behavior change and healthy living via primary care, health coaching, health education courses, nutrition counseling, and personal training.Using a research and education-based approach, our physicians and staff promote the six tenants of naturopathic medicine and aim to teach healthcare providers and clients to pass along these tools to others, promoting health education and expanding high quality healthcare access to all.Check out our mission, vision, and values to learn more about why we do what we do.Mission: Provide health education to promote behavior change, healthy living, and integrative medicine.Vision: Healthier, happier world full of passionate EmPowered health practitioners and clients.Values: EmPower. Educate. Inspire.An EmPower U H & W Production.