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Community Medicine Call Videos & Recordings

4/15/20

Pandemic, Coronavirus and Community; updates.

4/29/20

Pandemic, Coronavirus and Community; updates

5/13/20

The Immune System and Coronavirus

Part 1 in four part series on the optimizing the function of your immune system; an overview of how the immune system engages with SARS-Cov2.

5/27​/20

Immunity and Sleep

Part 2 in the series: the link between sleep, circadian rhythm, and immune function.

6/10/20

Immunity and Plant Allies (Vegetables and Herbs)

Part 3: phytochemicals in plants play key roles in our immune function.

6/24/20

Immunity, Stress and the Medicine of Nature

Part 4: Stress weakens our immune function. So many aspects of Nature strengthen it. 

8/12/20

Dampening Inflammation

So much of our modern society fans the flames of inflammation. Understanding what this means and dampening it allows us to prevent and even reverse chronic disease.

8/26/20

Breath & Health

Tending the health of our lungs during wildfires, and preparing for the viral cold, flu, and other respiratory illness season. 

9/9/20

Gastrointestinal Health & Wellbeing

Optimal digestion, nutrient assimilation and waste elimination is central to well-being. Learn key practices to support these essential functions.

9/27/20

Bitter/Sweet: Healthy Blood Sugar Balance

Elevated blood sugar accelerates aging, causes inflammation and degeneration of our bodily functions. Learn how to optimize yours!

10/14/20

Garden to Gut: Healthy Soil, Healthy Microbiome and You

Our microbial community in and on and around our bodies effect so much of our wellbeing. Learn how to support this inner community and how their health supports yours.

10/28/20

To the Root: Mind-Body Wellbeing

Exploring the inextricable connection between the health of the body and our mental wellbeing, and vice versa. 

11/18/20

A Healthy Heart

Exploring the electrochemistry and neuroimmunology of how love, connection and gratitude supports a healthy heart, vascular system and relationships.

1/13/21

Food As Medicine

Optimal nourishment, optimal relationship, and true food security

1/27/21

COVID Immunizations 
The science, the concerns, and the strategy for community immunity

2/17/21

Aging

Aging: what is normal, what is not, and how to optimize the process

3/3/21

Aging

Optimal Cognitive Function, Memory Loss, and Dementia, and Strategies at each Stage

3/17/21

Parenting in Pandemic, and Beyond:

Supporting Healthy Growth and Development in times of Challenge

4/14/21

Menopause:

Finding potency in transition and strength in our bones

5/12/21

Habits of Mind, Mood and Sleep:

Emotional Resilience and Wellbeing

5/26/21

Habits of Mind, Mood and Sleep:

Sleep

6/9/21

The Ecology of Personal and Planetary Wellness:

Our Chronic Disease Epidemic and its Upstream Causes

6/23/21

The Ecology of Personal and Planetary Wellness:

Reconnecting our Lives, Families, and Behaviors with Healing Forces of Nature

9/29/21

The Ecological Impact of Being Well

10/20/21

The Medicine of Connection

11/10/21

Peering Into the Dark

12/1/21

Consumed: Addiction, Consumerism and our Collective Healing

1/12/22

This COVID Moment: the science on Omicron; immunizations and natural immunity; supporting recovery.

2/9/22

The "COVID 15": Mobilizing around Self-love and a Healthy Weight

Many of us have gained a few, or more like ten or fifteen or more pounds since the pandemic. A conversation, grounded in self love and compassionate understanding, about the roots of weight gain, about how to reclaim our physical fitness, and all of the added benefits that go along with it.

3/9/22

Blood Sugar Balancing Act

Having a healthy amount of blood sugar in one's body is key to health, and having high blood sugar increases your risk of dementia, heart attack, stroke, suppressed immune function, and more. We will discuss what causes it to become a problem, and focus on strategies to bring blood sugar into healthy balance.

5/11/22

Mind-Body Medicine: Presence and Joy in the Midst of Challenge

Living in such challenging times offer us endless opportunities to cultivate practices that build resilience, yield equanimity, and even create space for joy. We will review practices and paths toward these life-affirming states of being. 

9/14/22

Healthy Heart and Blood Vessels

The body contains 60,000 miles of blood vessels! Keeping the blood vessels healthy and unblocked is essential in preventing heart attacks, strokes, kidney damage--really all parts of the body need nourishing, healthy circulation. Join us in learning in-depth what the blood vessels and the heart itself needs to be healthy, and how to prevent (and even reverse) disease, with an emphasis on inflammation, lifestyle, the mind-body connection and when medications are useful. 

Apple Chutney Recipe
Grindelia Honey
Thyme Infusion
Medicinal Pesto