S'eclairer Chatterbox

S'eclairer Chatterbox

Episodes

  • Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

    Aug 25, 2014 | 23 min
  • "Food and Mood" and the "Standard Americ

    Aug 18, 2014 | 16 min
    Melissa Vertosick a Nutritional Therapist and Health Coach joins the crew to discuss how a change in nutritional habits can positively impact overall wellness.
  • Common Environmental Toxins and the Effe

    Aug 11, 2014 | 22 min
    Dr Dan Wagner talks with us about toxins in our environment, the common toxins we come across, and how to detoxify our bodies. We also discuss his upcoming trip to Ecuador as part of the Student Rainforest Fund. Dr Dan Wagner joins S’eclairer the last Thursday of every month. You can visit his practice at www.Nutrifarmacy.com for more information or www.StudentRainforest.org for information on the upcoming trip to Ecuador and how you can join him!
  • Common Environmental Toxins and the Effe

    Aug 4, 2014 | 16 min
    This week, we are introduced to Renee Fera, RN, CEHP to talk about Energy Field therapy , what is energy “tapping”, using it for stress management, the research that supports these techniques, the risks and expectations of results
  • Understanding Family Members

    Jul 28, 2014 | 15 min
    James Ellermeyer and the students talk about supporting a loved one with mental illness. We discuss some first hand knowledge of friends and family with PTSD, and the suggestions for how to support both yourself and the individual in their recovery.
  • Chronic Effects of Stress on the Body

    Jul 21, 2014 | 14 min
    James Ellermeyer and the students discuss the effects stress and anxiety have on the body with some visual, and audio, aids to show how we can create a tool belt of defense against our problems. Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Spreaker, or iHeartRadio! Follow the Educational Grand Rounds Playlist on Youtube! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Sven Hosford Guest Hosts Adventures in N

    Jul 21, 2014 | 58 min
  • The Role of Integrative Medicine

    Jul 14, 2014 | 50 min
    Find out more at www.seclairer.com The Role of Integrative Medicine in Clinics and Hospitals in Clinics and Hospitals Integrative Medicine is growing in popularity with both doctors and patients, but its role within Clinics such as S'eclairer and hospitals such as Allegheny General Hospital is still being defined. New science, and the awareness of that science within bureaucracies are critical to defining how and when Integrative practices are best used. Dr. O'Neill will discuss how those guidelines are evolving in hospital settings, and how smaller clinics and hospital systems can work together for optimal patient health. Betsy Blazek-O'Neill, MD is a Staff Physician with the Integrative Me...
  • Exercise and Mood

    Jul 14, 2014 | 12 min
    James Ellermeyer and the students talk about the want to use medications, what our body does in the absence of exercise, including anxiety, digestive issues, and the synergistic effect of exercise with medication and therapy can provide in addition to pharmaceutical therapy. Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Spreaker, or iHeartRadio! Follow the Educational Grand Rounds Playlist on Youtube! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • The Connection Between Physical and Ment

    Jul 7, 2014 | 14 min
    James Ellermeyer and the students are joined by Lorri Lankiewicz of Balance for Wellness to discuss the connections between physical well being and mental wellness, including prevention, being proactive to both sides of your health, and more. Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Spreaker, or iHeartRadio! Follow the Educational Grand Rounds Playlist on Youtube! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Essential Oils

    Jun 30, 2014 | 15 min
    Today, we welcome Lynn Wagner of Nutrifarmacy (www.Nutrifarmacy.com). She is a licensed Esthetician(and we find out what that is), who has been using essential oils since 2010 and works with her husband Dr. Dan Wagner in using oils therapeutically. Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Spreaker, or iHeartRadio! Follow the Educational Grand Rounds Playlist on Youtube! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Science of Mindfulness and Meditation

    Jun 23, 2014 | 13 min
    Jame Ellermeyer and the students discuss the science behind Mindfulness and Meditation as they perform a mindfulness exercise writing left handed, the results and why. Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Spreaker, or iHeartRadio! Follow the Educational Grand Rounds Playlist on Youtube! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Food for Thought

    Jun 16, 2014 | 17 min
    This week, James Ellermeyer and the students talk about mood and food, the sugar in common drinks, how we eat our food, what is being put into our food and mindful eating. Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Spreaker, or iHeartRadio! Follow the Educational Grand Rounds Playlist on Youtube! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Balancing Life

    Jun 9, 2014 | 13 min
    James Ellermeyer and the students talk about striking a balance with life as you juggle work, fun, and sleep. Download the student made flyer here: (PDF) http://seclairer.com/s/Balance.pdf Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Spreaker, or iHeartRadio! Follow the Educational Grand Rounds Playlist on Youtube! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • "Technology + Emotion" Matt Keener, MD

    Jun 2, 2014 | 30 min
    Find out more at www.seclairer.com Dr. Matt Keener, University of Pittsburgh neuroscience professor and cofounder of EMODT, a company that combines neuroscience with technology to help
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

    May 28, 2014 | 16 min
    James Ellermeyer is joined by the students to talk about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, what it is, the signs, what causes it, the medications usually used, and how S'eclairer assists individuals in recovery from this disorder.
  • Diabetes and Lifestyle Modification

    May 19, 2014 | 21 min
    Dr. Zahida Chaudhary presents a slide deck on Diabetes along with James Ellermeyer as they discuss what our society is doing to contribute to the problem and what we can do to change it in our own lives on a case by case basis.
  • Ted Cibik "Medical Qigong"

    May 19, 2014 | 37 min
    Find out more at www.seclairer.com Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2014 May 2, 2014 Dr. Ted J. Cibik, CEO of Inner Strength, and a naturopathic doctor and Chinese Medicine Physician. Patients from across North America travel to his Leechburg, PA off for health treatments, education and training, physical therapy and conditioning, and even executive level coaching for individuals and corporations.
  • State of Healthcare in Everyday Practice

    May 19, 2014 | 52 min
    Panel discussing how to change your life by changing your lifestyle. Facilitator: Cathy Kumor, MS Panel: Ruth Fowler; Joanne Spence; Dennis Courtney, MD; Phyllis L. Morgan, MA; Stanley Wetschler, MD; Patricia Lemer, M.Ed., NCC; Sister Mary Price
  • "The Pursuit of Medicinal Plants, Sacred

    May 19, 2014 | 38 min
    Dr. Dan Wagner, founder of NutriFarmacy in Wildwood, PA, a Pharmacist who has traveled extensively to research plant medicines in the rainforests of Belize, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Cuba and Western Africa, and has incorporated his knowledge and experience into his natural pharmacy practice.
  • Mindfulness Techniques for Psychiatric a

    May 19, 2014 | 29 min
    Safdar I. Chaudhary and Tempa Dukte Lama lead a presentation on the success stories using Mindfulness for Psychiatric and Medical Disorders.
  • Which Foods to Eat? Management of Pain a

    May 12, 2014 | 29 min
    Find out more at www.seclairer.com Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2014 May 2, 2014 Janet McKee, founder of Sanaview (sanaview.com) in Pittsburgh PA, is a board certified Holistic Health Counselor, a certified member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, and a representative of The Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) and The Cancer Project, founded by Dr. Neal Barnard.
  • Oxidative Stress: Managing Fatigue and F

    May 12, 2014 | 18 min
    Find out more at www.seclairer.com Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2014 May 2, 2014 Dr. Zahida Chaudhary, clinical assistant professor at LECOM Medical College at Seton Hill, was trained in mindfulness-based stress reduction by world renowned Mindfulness expert, Dr. Jon Kabat Zin, PhD, and has received intensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
  • Understanding the Fundamentals of Brain

    May 12, 2014 | 17 min
    Find out more at www.seclairer.com Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2014 May 2, 2014 Medical Director S’eclairer; Clinical Assistant Professor, Chatham University; Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • "Sleep Apnea: Do you Sleep Poorly and Ex

    May 12, 2014 | 15 min
    Find out more at www.seclairer.com Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2014 May 2, 2014 Azmat Qayyum, MD Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, McKeesport Hospital; Board Certified in Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Director Centerpointe Sleep Lab; Monroeville, PA
  • Integrative Health & Lifestyle Programmi

    May 12, 2014 | 29 min
    Find out more at www.seclairer.com Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2014 May 2, 2014 Staff Physician with Integrative Medicine Program at Allegheny General Hospital and Allegheny Health Network
  • Mindfulness and Healing

    May 12, 2014 | 11 min
    Find out more at www.seclairer.com Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2014 May 2, 2014 Tempa Dukte Lama, the founder and spiritual director of Olmo Ling Bon Center and Olmo Ling Publications in Greenfield PA. Born in Nepal, he is an ordained Tibetan Bon lama, an artist, poet, and the author of "The Intimate Mind" and "Inexhaustible Miracles."
  • The Intersection of Science & Spirituali

    May 12, 2014 | 42 min
    Find out more at www.seclairer.com Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2014 May 2, 2014 Dr. Mehl-Madrona graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and trained in family medicine, psychiatry, and clinical psychology. He has been on the faculties of several medical schools, most recently as associate professor of family medicine at the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine. He is working with aboriginal communities to develop uniquely aboriginal styles of healing and health care for use in those communities. He is also currently working with Am’rita, Inc., to develop a program for people with schizophrenia that involves healing through community. The author of Coyote Medicine, C...
  • Bullies 2 Buddies

    May 5, 2014 | 27 min
    In today's podcast of Mental Health in the News, the S'eclairer staff talks to noted Bullying Expert Israel C. Kalman, author of Bullies 2 Buddies. "Izzy" developed a program to address bullying from a unique perspective -- to change the behavior of the 'victim' rather than trying to change the behavior of the bully. Recently a school psychologist in Nebraska sent home a list of "rules" for how to NOT be bullied, and when some parents responded negatively, Izzy and his program became the object of bullying by the press and social media. Medical Director Dr. Safdar Chaudhary, media consultant Sven Hosford, and Intern Jill Gross question Izzy on his program, the controversy, and what finally h...
  • Educational Grand Rounds: Phobias

    May 5, 2014 | 18 min
    James Ellermeyer and Kaitlyn Angeletti talk about Phobias, including the difference between a normal fear and having a problem, treating your phobia and effective therapy for specific phobias.
  • Lifestyle Medicine Conference

    Apr 28, 2014 | 17 min
    What is meant by the word "retreat"? What are we retreating from, and where are we retreating to? Are there medical benefits to regular retreats? These questions and more are explored in this week's "Mental Health in the News" with Sven Hosford and S'eclairer Medical Director Dr. Safdar Chaudhary. The question are pertinent to this weekend's Conference on Friday and Retreat on Saturday, both featuring Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona, author of Coyote Medicine, Narrative Medicine, and many others.
  • Living in Our Toxic World

    Apr 28, 2014 | 25 min
    Dr. Zahida Chaudhary and James Ellermeyer talk about toxins in our environment, including what they do to our body. They also take a look specifically at DDT and the process of it getting into the public long before we could determine it's negative effects.
  • Link Between Nutrition, Toxicity, and Me

    Apr 21, 2014 | 19 min
    Mental Health in the News - a podcast where issues in the news and upcoming events are discussed with mental health and integrative medicine professionals. This week, Dr. Dan Wagner joins Dr. Safdar Chaudhary and host Sven Hosford to discuss his recent visit to S'eclairer to learn about mindfulness and how it is practiced in the mental health arena, while offering his knowledge of the affects of toxins, especially heavy metals, on mental health. They conclude together that a great many mental issues could be completely cured with proper nutrition and supplementation. They also discuss the upcoming Open House at Nutrifarmacy, and the May 2 Conference.
  • The Connection Between Mood and Food

    Apr 21, 2014 | 20 min
    James Ellermeyer, Sven Hosford, and Omair Chaudhary talk about what foods effect your mood including sugars, processed foods, and glutens that can bring your energy down. Why do they need to spend so much money to talk you into eating it? Why is coffee potentially good for you? Does it really cost less to eat healthy? Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes! Follow the Educational Grand Rounds Playlist on Youtube! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Violence and Feeling Safe in Public Plac

    Apr 14, 2014 | 31 min
    The staff of S'eclairer is joined by neuroscience researcher Dr. Matt Keener to discuss the recent events at Franklin Regional High School, which is close by geographically. Medical Director Dr. Safdar Chaudhary and staff discuss the role violence in our society and how it has changed over recent years, and how the media seems to make the problem worse but focussing only the most negative aspects of a story. As Dr. Keener works with children and teenagers, and as S'eclairer works with those dealing with the aftereffects of violence, the conversation covers many aspects of healing the wounds and how to create a caring and more loving community.
  • Is It Panic or Just Manic?

    Apr 14, 2014 | 16 min
    James Ellermeyer and Kaitlyn Angeletti talk about the misdiagnosis of manic episodes and bipolar disorder, the high risk behavior that can accompany these, and what a small conversation with the right professional can reveal. We discuss the treatments and medications sometimes used, including mood stabilizers, application of mindfulness, and finding the outside factors that may be leading to these conditions such as thyroid issues and substance abuse. Oh. And Let's Go Bucs!
  • Your Failing Vision Now w/ Dr. Courtney

    Apr 7, 2014 | 82 min
    Dr. Courtney started his career as a high school teacher and his passion for learning motivated him to earn a medical degree in anesthesiology. After studying at West Penn Hospital, he founded his own practice and began incorporating alternative and complementary medicine in 1994, finding many of his patients with serious health problems were not interested in traditional medical approaches. Dr. Courtney and his patients eagerly pursue alternatives to traditional procedures not usually seen in orthodox western medicine. He is actively involved in physician organizations that promote integrated medicine such as the Executive Boards of both ACAM (American College for the Advancement of Medicin...
  • Mindful Choices for the Driven

    Mar 31, 2014 | 109 min
    Krishna Pendyala, Author of "Beyond The Pig And The Ape" Krishna Pendyala deconstructs one of life's most overlooked and vital skills - making choices at work, at home, and everywhere in between. It is mind boggling to count the number of opportunities we have every single day to make deliberate choices. The presentation will focus on these core issues: Illuminating the invisible drivers of choice and making them visible Undertaking a fun journey of self-discovery and learning more about your self Embracing a simple framework for making wise choices - both complex and simple. What inspires Krishna Pendyala to devote his attention to helping people make better choices is his belief that every...
  • Sleep Hygiene

    Mar 24, 2014 | 15 min
    Kaitlyn Angeletti and James Ellermeyer talk about your sleep. Why do we need it and what does it do to our bodies when we don't have enough. How do we make our sleep more restful? Find out more at www.seclairer.com
  • Personality vs Personality Disorder

    Mar 17, 2014 | 17 min
    Kaitlyn Angeletti leads today's Educational Grand Round as we do an overview of personality disorders and effective modalities looking at the differences Personality vs Personality Disorder and exploring DBT's role in helping.
  • Eating Disorders

    Mar 10, 2014 | 18 min
    This week we're taking a look at the self image and factors that lead to eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia and how medical conditions such as cancer and diabetes may look like eating disorders but are not. We also answer a question about our anger and it's effect on digestion. Follow the Educational Grand Rounds Playlist on Youtube! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Psychology & biology of being pissed off

    Mar 3, 2014 | 13 min
    This week, Tyler Merchant and Dr. Safdar Chaudhary talk about how our body reacts physically to stress, and making a conscience decision to calm the body down. Leave that baseball bat alone!
  • State of Healthcare and Emerging Profess

    Feb 24, 2014 | 15 min
    Tyler Merchant talks about his venture into Healthcare since being a rotation student at S’eclairer including working with nutrition, chiropractic “body work" acupuncture and medical spanish in healthcare.
  • Anxiety & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    Feb 17, 2014 | 16 min
    Tyler Merchant talks about his venture into Healthcare since being a rotation student at S’eclairer including working with nutrition, chiropractic “body work" acupuncture and medical spanish in healthcare.
  • Technology Noise in Healthcare

    Feb 3, 2014 | 10 min
    Educational Grand Rounds: Technology Noise in Healthcare Dr Safdar Chaudhary is joined by the students to discuss the noise that overwhelms those in the healthcare industry. Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Edu Grand Rounds: Chronic Illnesses

    Jan 27, 2014 | 21 min
    Dr Zahida Chaudnary talks about Chronic illnesses and holistic approaches to solving them. Check out the slideshow by itself here. http://www.slideshare.net/mikesorg/human-nutrition-gut-microbiome-and-immune-system Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Educational Grand Rounds: Drug Addiction

    Jan 20, 2014 | 17 min
    Dr. Safdar Chaudhary talks about: Identifying addictions in everyday life and cultural norms. Not being shameful and being able to acknowledge and treat. Science of addiction being separate from the politics. Why do we pick a certain drug? Giving them something better as a treatment. Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Educational Grand Rounds: Gut Microbiome

    Jan 13, 2014 | 22 min
    Dr Zahida Chaudnary talks with the students about nutrition, gut microbiomes, and nutrition as we look at diseases and how your body reacts to what you eat. Check out the slideshow by itself here. Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Educational Grand Rounds: Substance Abus

    Jan 6, 2014 | 21 min
    Find out more at www.seclairer.com Dr Safdar Chaudnary talks with the students about what sorts of things we can get addicted to, integrating medical sciences and lifestyle changes to help people get their lives back.
  • Educational Grand Rounds: Fibromyalgia

    Jan 6, 2014 | 24 min
    Dr Zahida Chaudnary talks with the students about what Fibromyalgia. Check out the slideshow by itself here. http://www.slideshare.net/mikesorg/fibromyalgia-28809704 Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Educational Grand Rounds: Arthritis

    Jan 6, 2014 | 18 min
    Dr Zahida Chaudnary talks with the students about what causes, and how you treat Arthritis. Check out the slideshow by itself here. Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Educational Grand Rounds: Sexual Disorde

    Jan 6, 2014 | 19 min
    This week on the Educational Grand Rounds, Dr. Safdar Chaudhary and James Ellermeyer talking about outside factors that may lead to issues, the physical ailments involved, and generally finding the cause for sexual disorders. We also talk about monkeys... Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Educational Grand Rounds: Depression Exp

    Jan 6, 2014 | 12 min
    www.seclairer.com Dr. Safdar Chaudhary, talks about driving tired, and that link to depressions, how pets are now depressed, and how people deal with the disease, including some examples seen in practice and some responses. Conversation and responses from James Ellermeyer and Students at S'eclairer Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes! We are now also available on Spreaker and Soundcloud! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start!
  • Educational Grand Rounds: Depression

    Jan 6, 2014 | 29 min
    As part of an early Educational Grand Round, Dr. Safdar Chaudhary, Peter Brengel, MPAS, PA-C, MBA and the students discuss Depression, what it is, what are the concerns, and how to they approach the subject in their practice. Want an audio version? Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes! Want to join us for the live discussion? Check out our Social Media in the noon hour every Monday as we sit down on Google Hangout OnAir! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to get updated with the link when we start! This is part of the discussion we originally shared alongside Peter Brengel's presentation on the topic. Check out the slideshow here. http://www.slideshare.net/mikesorg/depression-version-4...

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