Strive for Great Health Podcast is a bimonthly podcast that breaks down health and wellness research into digestible & actionable chunks. One episode each month will feature a special guest as they discuss a variety of topics related to health, wellness, & lifestyle.
Join Dr. Richard Harris as he digs into the data to provide tips, guidance and advice that help you transform your life.
Strive for Great Health Insiders get early access to new episodes, a list of fundamental take-home points to facilitate easy listening, a discussion forum for each episode, and links to supplements and articles mentioned in each episode. Take your wellness journey to the next level with Dr. Harris & friends.
At the Strive for Great Health Podcast, we love our fans. A fan requested that we discuss pain and how to approach it from a holistic perspective. Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans at the cost of over 600 billion dollars a year! Pain is a complex process requiring inputs from both the mind and body. Treating this behemoth requires a multi-modal approach that heals both the mind and body. In this episode, Dr. Harris discusses how a functional medicine provider addresses chronic pain. Become A Strive for Great Health Insider - https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders
There is no one-size-fits-all for nutrition; however, specific nutrition plans can be beneficial for genetics, lifestyle, and medical reasons. The most important aspect of nutrition is eating whole foods as nature intended; however, it is possible to be sensitive to particular plant-based products. Carnivore mentor Jill Samter joins Dr. Harris, as they discuss her transition to Carnivore, what is has done for her life, and how she helps others follow the nutrition plan safely. Grab a grass-fed, grass-finished steak and enjoy the show! Become A Strive for Great Health Insider: theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders Jill Samter's Contact Information: Website: www.jill-samter.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmh_H4iaI3nQ_J1_SmeZYWQ
We love our furry friends, large and small! They bring so much joy into our lives, but did you know that dogs are also good for our health? There are some surprising health benefits to having a fur baby, and you'll learn what those are in this episode of the Strive for Great Health Podcast. Become A Strive for Great Health Insider: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders/
Dr. Harris is joined by licensed professional counselor and frequent Fox26 contributor Mary Jo Rapini. 6/3/2020 America is at a pivotal moment in its history. The death of George Floyd has spurred many to protest peacefully, but some are so enraged that they lash out violently. Unchecked, anger destroys the body as well as the mind. Dr. Harris and Mary Jo discuss anger, it's effects on health and relationships, and how you can channel that anger into something healthy and productive. The second half of the interview focuses on social media. Social media can be a powerful tool when used correctly, but also a drain on one's mental and physical health if misused. Learn how to unplug from social media and rekindle connections with the real loved ones in your life. Connect With Mary Jo Rapini: Website: http://www.maryjorapini.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/maryjorapini YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/mjrapini Join The Strive For Great Health Insider Group: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders
Dr. Harris shares his personal experience treating COVID-19 patients and what he has learned treating patients, and researching literature concerning the virus. Join The Strive for Great Health Insiders: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders
Dr. Harris is a firm believer in the properties of CBD. Did you know that your body makes its own CBD like molecules and they have effects all over the body? Learn more about CBD and what to look for in a CBD product with this episode of the Strive for Great Health Podcast. *Update* 5/15/2020 My CBD recommendation has changed, I now use Oxzegn CBD. Click the link at the top of the page for more information.
Jim Rohn once said we are the average of the five people inside our inner circle. Healthy relationships are essential to our health, our mindset, and our ability to achieve our goals. Relationships can either add value to you or those around you or subtract value. Dr. Harris is joined by life coach Dr. Bolu Oladini to discuss how relationships impact our health and give tips on health-promoting relationships and how to exit from toxic relationships. Connect with Dr. Bolu LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/boladini/ Instagram: @doctor_bolu
Dr. Harris discusses one of his favorite wellness tools, Intermittent Fasting. He also differentiates between what a true fast is and another wellness tool, time-restricted eating. Learn how to do these techniques and how to incorporate them into your wellness plan.
Dr. Harris is joined by Michelle Schneider owner and practitioner at Optimal Hormone Health and Wellness. Women’s Health is a hot topic, but there is often a lot of confusion about what is and isn’t healthy. This discussion centers around the holistic approach to women’s hormone health. Connect with Michelle: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-schneider-fnp-c-8884b826/ Website: https://optimalhormone.com/
Dr. Harris was sitting in service at Hope City when he felt the spirit move him to discuss the Lord’s word when it comes to health. Soon after, he sat down with some worship music and poured through the word looking for what God has said about healthy behaviors. Since the very beginning, God had a plan for our health and our current lifestyle has deviated far from that plan. This episode dives into the word of God and how following his will is essential for our health.
Have you heard of the nutrition plan taking the country by storm? Everywhere you go, there is a keto this and a keto that. Ketosis can be a powerful health tool when used correctly. Dr. Harris is a firm believer in keto and follows a modified keto plan. Learn more about ketosis in this episode of the Strive for Great Health Podcast. We have switched our ketone recommendation to real ketones. They use the same patent as the previous company but at a cheaper price - https://www.realketones.com/#drharrismd
Dr. Harris is joined by the incomparable Theresa Roemer for a candid conversation about resilience, gratitude, and charity. Theresa shares some incredible personal experiences and what makes her get out of bed every day. Her journey is nothing less than inspiring and prove that anyone can achieve greatness while being humble and breathing life into and uplifting the community. Connect with Theresa Roemer: Theresa’s Social Media: IG: @Theresa.Roemer Twitter: @TheresaRoemer YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2FPerL8QvbP1B8YkeXMy-g Podcast
Dr. Harris discusses one of his favorite holistic techniques, Cellular Exercise aka PEMF (Pulsed Electric Magnetic Fields). Dr. Harris is a firm believer in this healing technique which has helped him tremendously with his sciatica, irritable bowel, and generalized inflammation. In this episode, you will learn what Cellular Exercise can do for you and what differentiates this technique from others on the market.
Dr. Harris welcomes Jennifer Jones of Jenuine Nutrition to discuss food addiction and having an unhealthy relationship with food. Nutrition is unquestionable the most important aspect of our health and wellness and is often the most neglected. Come learn some tips from Dr. Harris and Jennifer regarding how you can develop a healthy relationship with nutrition and food. Connect with Jennifer: https://jenuinenutrition.com/
Dr. Harris finishes the six root causes of chronic disease with nutrient deficiencies. A 2019 study found that 10% of Americans (32 million people) have severe nutrient deficiencies that can cause or worsen chronic disease. This is worsened by new nutrition trends such as keto, veganism, and carnivorism. Learn how your nutrition plan may be causing nutrient issues and how you can plug those gaps.
Stress is the most underappreciated cause of chronic disease. Stress that is put on the body (physiologic stress) can be helpful in the right circumstances, but prolonged stress causes numerous unwanted effects. Mental stress is a powerful stimulator of the body’s physical stress response and can lead to and worsen chronic disease. Learn how both types of stress affect the body and what you can holistically do to protect yourself from the effects of chronic stress in this week’s episode of the Strive for Great Health Podcast with Dr. Richard Harris.
Dr. Harris returns to the six root causes of chronic disease with a special bonus cause. We can not change our genes, but we can alter how they are expressed. This process is called epigenetics and is a hot topic in medical news currently. Listen and learn how nature (your genes) loads the gun, but nurture (your lifestyle) pulls the trigger. You can mitigate the risk imparted by your genes by your lifestyle. Learn more about this topic in this secret bonus episode of the Strive For Great Health Podcast!
Dr. Harris is joined by Mr. Sean Sessel, the CEO of the Oculus Institute. Mr. Sessel is an expert in burnout and freeing individuals from burnout and shifting into a life of purpose and fulfillment. This episode will teach you how to recognize burnout, how burnout impacts your health, mind, and spirit and what you can do to get yourself out from under the effects of burnout. Connect with Mr. Sessel: Mr. Sean Sessel at https://www.oculusinstitute.com/ Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/oculusinstitute Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-oculus-institute/about/
Dr. Harris returns to the 6 root uses of chronic disease and discusses inflammation. There are many sources of inflammation in our lives, but fear not as Dr. Harris discusses what the common sources of inflammation are and how you can holistically heal your body of inflammation.
Dr. Harris welcomes Dr. Bryan Mcelderry to discuss his philosophy that has changed thousands of lives through his coaching platform, SHIFT Mentorship. In this episode you will learn practical types to inspire and motivate yourself towards what you want to manifest in your life in 2020. Now is the time to begin a journey towards self improvement and this episode contains powerful pieces of information that can help you achieve your goals. Connect with Dr. Mcelderry: https://www.bryanmcelderry.com/ Instagram: @drmcelderry Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Harris continues the 6 root causes of disease in this episode with a discussion of hormone dysregulation. Hormones are so vital to our overall health, but unfortunately there are a lot of causes that can send our hormones out of whack. Learn what you can do to holistically protect your hormone health!
Dr. Harris welcomes Joseph Murci, the “Architect of Aesthetics” himself on the podcast to discuss five workout myths that have infiltrated modern fitness culture. These myths are dissected and what you should actually be doing is discussed. This is a great podcast for beginners and for gym veterans alike. These tips can immediately be added to your fitness regimen to help maximize your results and help you achieve your goals. Connect with Joseph Murci: Murcifit@gmail.com or visit www.josephmurci.com
Dr. Harris discusses toxins and impaired clearance of toxins and the impact on our health. There are a surprising amount of toxins we encounter in our everyday life that can injure our health; Learn what the common sources are and how you can protect yourself from those toxins!
Dr. Harris welcomes his longtime friend, colleague and business partner Dr. Jobby John on the Strive for Great Health podcast. Dr. Harris and Dr. John discuss testosterone and its impact on men’s health. The discussion is around holistic ways to increase this vital hormone. Connect with Dr. John: Website: https://www.alphatherapeutics.com/ https://martinswellness.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LakeHillsRX Instagram: https://instagram.com/alphatherapeuticsx
In this episode of the Strive for Great Health Podcast Dr. Harris discuses the microbiome and what can happen when the gut bacteria get out of whack and how you can prevent and treat Dysbiosis.
In this episode, Dr. Harris discusses his philosophy on wellness and introduces his vision for the Strive for Great Health Podcast. The second half begins the discussion on the six root causes of chronic disease.