Falling Through the Cracks: Feel alive and thrive

Falling Through the Cracks: Feel alive and thrive

Falling through the cracks will help you take back your health and thrive through every day, instead of surviving. Each week we’ll give you tools and advice on how to get your health back. In our society a lot of people are feeling unwell, and their doctors aren’t able to help them. Given bills of health, their lab tests are normal, but they are in excruciating pain and debilitating fatigue. This is Dr Risk’s story, and she eventually had to help herself through a very long journey to the health she has now. Dr. Risk has dedicated her life to guiding those who have fallen through the cracks in our health care system to achieve wellness so they can live their lives, instead of just surviving. Tune in to Falling Through the Cracks,on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.... Show More

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March 9, 2020 54 min
In a society obsessed with success, we have missed the plot. For children today to be at their best in adulthood, they need to establish long standing friendships as children. Although often mocked for their simplicity, friendships supersede all other milestones, and are the foundation for our community. To discuss this, and her book “Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond,” Lydia ...
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There is a huge amount of confusion on how to eat healthy, and what to do to help yourself. Medical doctors are behind the times, and science is struggling to keep up. Joining the show for the second time is Dr. Neal Barnard, to discuss his new book “Your Body in Balance: The New Science of Food, Hormones, and Health.” Join us for this exciting conversation.
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The new diet buzz is Ketogenic, but what does this mean? Does it really work, and what does it do? Answering these questions and more is Kristin Grayce McGary, discussing her book “Holistic Keto for Gut Health: A Program for Resetting Your Metabolism.” Tune in to learn how food affects your metabolism, your immune system, your brain and your overall health.
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“Menopause is a journey toward your best, most authentic self.” Menopause has been extremely taboo to talk about, even between a mother to her daughter, or among friends. This has left this stage of life for women to be shrouded in myths. Looking to dispel those myths is gynecologist and functional medical doctor Dr. Arianna Sholes-Douglas. In this interview she is discussing her book “The Menopause Myth,” and answering all the ...
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Woman are having babies later in life, and up until now the information for pregnancy wasn’t up to date. Enter Leslie Schrock, discussing her book “Bumping: The Modern Guide to Pregnancy.” She has laid out what women can expect in pregnancy, updating this information to fit modern society, changes in medicine, and changes in women as they are having babies at an older age. Tune in if you are a mom, or you know one.
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Julie Renee Doering has mapped out the human blueprint and how to work in the quantum field for both clearing and cell regeneration in her groundbreaking book Your Divine Human Blueprint. She is the mentor to the mentors and works with folks like Jack Canfield, Marci Shimoff, actress Barbara Niven and a host of other celebrities. In this interview she is sharing with the results of her groundbreaking Cellular Neo-Genesis Brain Stu...
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Florence Ann Romano has been a nanny for 15 years, and is now raising awareness to dispel some of the myths around nannies. In this conversation with Dr. Risk, they also discuss what it’s like to have a special needs child, and how to explain your chronic illness to your child. Tune in to hear from “The Windy City Nanny.”
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January 20, 2020 50 min
Illness, pain and depression are spiralling out of control these days. We are surrounded by a myriad of diet regimes, toxins, lifestyle choices and daily routines that can either help or hinder us in our health journey. Many people find it hard to filter out what they should do to get their bodies to feel good, and their health under control. Dr. Will Cole is discussing his book “The inflammation Spectrum”, which explains simple...
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January 13, 2020 55 min
Getting healthy, and following fad diets can be very confusing. One of the most important things we need for health is our vitamins and minerals, and Mascha Davis is making that really easy in her book “Eat Your Vitamins.” In this interview she helps lay out how to make changes towards eating healthier, more vitamin-filled foods, and what you can do to take charge of your health.
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As a patient, Harvey Warren realized there was no information for what to do pre and post op after spine surgery. Interviewing other patients and professionals, he put together a guide for patients to find their way to optimal health. Although his focus is spine surgery, many of the tips and suggestions work well with any surgery, making recovery for patients faster and easier.
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December 30, 2019 55 min
Happy Science has been spreading the word about global happiness. With more people suffering from depression and anxiety than ever before, we need to find guidance and a direction to global happiness. Discussing the movie produced by Happy Science is Yoichi Utebi, the founder Master Okawa has an incredible story about saving his own life with will power, and following a calling to help others. This movie is for anyone who has il...
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December 23, 2019 54 min
Following the latest research on food, discussing his book “Eat to Beat Disease,” Dr. William Li is discussing how people can navigate foods to help them in their healing journey. Knowing that foods can boost our immune system, quell inflammation, repair our DNA, prevent cancer and keep our microbiome balanced, this interview discusses all these specifics.
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December 16, 2019 54 min
Heavy metal toxicity come with a variety of symptoms, can mimic multiple illnesses, and can remain an unknown culprit. Bringing this information to light, Dr. Emil Haldey is sharing his personal story with metal toxicity. Learning that we can be affected in our every day, in the food we eat and the air we breath, can help anyone suffering from heavy metal toxicity seek help.
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December 2, 2019 54 min
After experiencing a Minnesota winter for the first time, Amber Leong realized that the long nights were affecting her. Trying to find a solution for the missing sunlight, she created a sunlamp that was more user friendly, and fit better into her lifestyle than the existing ones. Tune in to learn how you can feel happier, more energized and sleep better over the winter.
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November 25, 2019 55 min
“But I don’t believe that life is supposed to make you feel good, or to make you feel miserable either. Life is just supposed to make you feel.” –Gloria Naylor. “When the brain is anxious it will see things in incorrect ways.” Amy Bloch learned out to listen to heart when faced with the diagnosis of a congenital brain condition her newborn daughter was suffering from. After 23 years as a psychiatrist, she has stopped listening ...
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After researching a rare book, William H. Schaberg realized there was a story to tell about The Big Book. Engrossed in history and layered with stories, Alcoholics Anonymous’ legendary book has some secrets. The bibliographical confusion over the prepublication confusion is laid out in his scholarly publication, and he is discussing the implications of this book in this interview with Dr. Risk.
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November 11, 2019 52 min
After three decades as a gynecologist, Dr. Jen Gunter decided to debunk some of the myths surrounding the vagina and vulva. In her book “The Vagina Bible: The Vulva and Vagina—Separating the myth from the medicine,” she clearly explains what’s up, or down for that matter. In this interview she’s discussing basic anatomy, common myths and misconceptions, frank talk about the hymen and sex. Tune in if you have a vagina, or know so...
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“Covering up the symptoms, bypassing the normal functions, or removing the organs is generally the treatment protocol.” -A physician on Women’s health care. Women are getting lost in a health care system that has little scientific study on their bodies, little knowledge of how to help them, and often little concern. Approaching this issue in her book, Jennifer Block is discussing women’s reproductive health care, and what can go ...
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After working as an actor and singer, Vincent Genna found a stronger calling to help people reach their biggest potential in life. After discovering his abilities as a psychic, he went back to school to become a psychotherapist, and now helps his clients and others see their biggest blocks that are stopping them from helping themselves. He is joining Dr. Risk in this interview, and discussing what we need to do to dive deep into ...
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October 21, 2019 55 min
Everyone has had a stressful day, leading to a sleepless night laying awake wondering when sleep would come. Unfortunately, for some this is a nightly battle. One in three adults suffers from insomnia, and one in ten claim it is severely debilitating. Using Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy (BCT) to help those suffering, Colleen Ehrnstrom is reaching out to those in need. In her book End the Insomnia Struggle, Colleen Ehrnstrom ...
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