Curate Your Health with Dr Heather Hammerstedt

Curate Your Health with Dr Heather Hammerstedt

Dr Hammerstedt & her guests lightheartedly dig into health evidence and education to empower you into real sustainable lifestyle and mindset changes to curate your health future. Heather Hammerstedt MD is a double board certified physician, in emergency medicine and lifestyle medicine, an integrative nutrition coach, CEO of Wholist Lifestyle Medicine Coaching and Consults... and momma... who can't get enough of interviewing colleagues all over the map of medicine and health in the fields of food, leadership, exercise, weight management, mindset, mindfulness, and women's health just to get YOU the real information you can trust about YOU, your body, your and your family's health future. Real talk, real tips, real professionals, and real FUN with no BS info. Join us today! And remember, Who you choose to be Matters. You are valuable, You are worth this, You are your WholeYou.

Episodes

May 6, 2021 14 min

We’ve got Julie Meltzer with us today for the third episode in her series to discuss lateral body training for us. She dives in how important the lateral muscles are in supporting your anterior and posterior muscles. Get tips from her on how you can work on them as she gives us training insights for your next workout redesign.

 

Julie is an ACE certified personal trainer with additional post grad education in exercise science, fitn...

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Today Dr. David Schecter joins us to discuss chronic pain and stress management. He discusses the biopsychosocial model and using this to truly understand his patients. We break down turning a vicious cycle into a virtuous cycle by controlling our thoughts and the way we interpret our circumstances.?


Dr. Schechter is a family medicine and sports medicine physician. He has been treating chronic pain and other functional disorders f...

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April 30, 2021 14 min

Cathy Adolph joins us today to discuss all things cross training. Body composition and strength results tend to stagnate after 6-8 weeks of doing the same routine. By making small changes in our workouts, we can make big differences in our health.?

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Cathy has twenty years of fitness and nutrition experience, and is an expert in all aspects of wellness coaching. She not only holds a degree in Biology and a Master’s Degree in Human ...

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April 28, 2021 15 min

Dr. Pat Dougherty is back with the second part of his two part “Training Zone” series. Last time we discussed the five training zones, how we know we are in them, and what benefits each has.? Today, we discuss WHY and HOW. We break down why we choose certain zones to aim for, and how we plan our workouts to get there.?

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Pat is a Naval Aerospace and Operational physiologist, with a PHD in physiology and additional training in kines...

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April 23, 2021 15 min

Dr. Pat Dougherty is back with a two part series discussing training zones. We break down what a training zone is, how to measure this, and the benefits of each zone. Pat explains in depth each of the 5 training zones, and how to use these to achieve our goals. 

 

Pat is a Naval Aerospace and Operational physiologist, with a PHD in physiology and additional training in kinesiology and exercise science. He is also an all american an...

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Jenny Harps MA, CCHT, joins us today to talk about meditation and vibrations. We break down how everything in life has specific vibrations, and we have the unique ability to choose our own vibrations. We discuss how to consciously direct our vibrations, and walk through a meditation using vibrations. 

 

Jenny is a Wholist mindset coach, owner and founder of Awake & Aware, LLC, a certified clinical hypnotherapist, and a certifie...

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Dr. Alexandra Stockwell joins us today to discuss secrets to a successful relationship. We dive into passion, intimacy, and success in all relationships through an attitude of compromise. We get in the habit of holding ourselves back which leads to a disconnect in all our relationships. Dr. Stockwell helps break down how to avoid this and cultivate healthy and meaningful relationships.

 

Dr. Stockwell is a Relationship and Intimacy...

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April 15, 2021 23 min

Dr. Mary Rensel joins us to discuss brain health, brain wellness, and resiliency. We have the opportunity to thoughtfully recreate neuro pathways through health and wellness habits, and we break down the things we can do day to day to keep our brains fresh. 

 

Dr. Rensel is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Director of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis and Wellness at the Mellen Ce...

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April 10, 2021 23 min

Dr. Amy Shah joins us to discuss beating burnout, healing anxiety, regaining energy, and reclaiming your life. We dive into the complex relationship between the gut, immune system, and hormones to promote healing from the inside. 

 

Dr. Shah is a double board certified MD and wellness expert specializing in allergy and immunology, hormones, and gut health. She’s been named in the Top Doc list every year since 2016. You can find her...

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April 6, 2021 18 min

Dr. Shola Ezeokoli is back for the seventh episode in her series to discuss POWER in our lives. We break down 5 areas of power and how to utilize them; time, intake, what you think, your feelings, and who you allow in your life. 

 

Dr. Ezeokoli is an internal medicine doctor and the CEO and founder of Balance With Dr. Shola LLC. She is an ICF certified professional life coach, corporate and conference speaker, and #1 Amazon Best-se...

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April 3, 2021 20 min

Dr. Nancy Rolnik joins us today to talk about regenerative medicine. We break down non-surgical treatments for injuries as natural healing of the biologic tissue. Dr. Rolnic discusses the differences between and science behind platelet -rich plasma injections, amniotic fluid injections, stem cell injections, and steroid injections. We also discuss when each of these treatments are most beneficial. 

 

Dr. Rolnik is a fellowship trai...

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Dr. Pat Dougherty is back with the second part of his two part “Gauging Intensity” series. Last time we discussed perceived exertion. Today, we break this down further and dive into HIIT exercise; where to start and how to use measurements we discuss to guide the training. 

 

Pat is a Naval Aerospace and Operational physiologist, with a PHD in physiology and additional training in kinesiology and exercise science. He is also an all...

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March 28, 2021 17 min

Dr. Pat Dougherty joins us for a two part series to discuss HIIT workouts and gauging intensity. When it comes to exercise intensity, there isn’t a “one size fits all” prescription. We break down how hitting higher intensities while we exercise has all sorts of health benefits, and how to know if we’re really pushing ourselves hard enough.

 

Pat is a Naval Aerospace and Operational physiologist, with a PHD in physiology and additio...

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March 23, 2021 29 min

Today, Dr. Breann Fox joins us to discuss visceral and pelvic postpartum care. We break down how postpartum health is forever, and how to set realistic expectations for ourselves. We talk about exercise from a PT standpoint, DRA visceral connection, pelvic organ prolapse, and mom shaming. 

 

Dr. Fox  is a doctor of physical therapy with specialty focuses in pelvic floor rehabilitation and health, visceral and neural manipulation, a...

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March 20, 2021 19 min

Dr. Shola Ezeokoli is back for the sixth episode in her series to discuss the comfort zone disability. We talk about how the comfort zone is a place of stagnation which will eventually lead to regression, and how everything we need next for growth and change is outside of our comfort zone. 

 

Dr. Ezeokoli is an internal medicine doctor and the CEO and founder of Balance With Dr. Shola LLC. She is an ICF certified professional life ...

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March 18, 2021 14 min

Today, Julie Meltzer joins us for the second episode in her series to discuss body image. Julie breaks down how to reframe perspective on body image to engage in improvement and self reflection and ultimately succeed with your goals. 

 

Julie is an ACE certified personal trainer with additional post grad education in exercise science, fitness and nutrition. Her core values include a belief that there is no “one size fits all” appro...

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March 11, 2021 19 min

Dr. Payal Patel Ghayal joins us today to discuss mindful parenting. She breaks down integrative pediatrics, parent coaching, and what it means to be a wife and mother. She talks about her parent coaching and how she empowers and instills self-confidence in moms, develops self-compassion by understanding the need for self-nourishments through mindfulness, and helps moms achieve balance by prioritizing what is essential. 

 

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Today, Dr. Roxanne Sukol joins us to discuss how food fits into the bigger picture of our health.She explains how wellness is like a pyramid with 3 major pillars upon which our well-being rests. We break down how “food nourishes and fun entertains”, and the difference between foods that nourish our bodies and foods that make us sick. 

 

Dr. Sukol is an internal medicine staff physician in the Executive Health Program at Cleveland C...

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Dr. Tina Mullener is a family medicine physician in Texas. She earned her BS in Genetics from 

Texas A&M, her MS in genetics from Baylor College of Medicine, and her MD from The University of Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Mullener loves sharing fashion and fun with women while earning funds for medical missions and can be found on Facebook @premierjewelrydoc.

 

Today, Dr. Mullener joins us to discuss what she’s learned f...

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Dr. Pat Dougherty is a Naval Aerospace and Operational physiologist, with a PHD in physiology and additional training in kinesiology and exercise science. He is also an all american and championship triathlete, and the backbone of Wholist Health’s 12 week program with exercise physiology and high level training tips.

 

Today, Pat joins us for the seventh episode in his series to discuss stress response to exercise and the adaptatio...

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