Fran Storch N.D., Naturopathic Medicine

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Archive for the 'Radio Naturopath Episodes' Category


   Apr 20

Radio Naturopath Episode 123: Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT), A Risk of Sitting Still? And BELLY BLOAT!

DEEP VENOUS THROMBOSIS. It’s not a good thing, and here’s why. It can happen to athletes. It’s a blood clot that can go to your lungs and stop you from breathing. Here’s who can get them, and some ways you may be able to prevent them. ALSO, BELLY BLOAT! If you’re a woman, you know […]

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   Apr 14

Radio Naturopath Episode 122: Homeopathy Basics; Why Sunshine is Good For You

April 10 was Samuel Hahnemann’s birthday. He’s the father of homeopathy, so I shouted out to him, and in his honor explained the basics of homeopathy! Also, did you know SUNSHINE is really good for you? There’s a whole bunch of reasons why, but a lot of them relate back to making vitamin D.

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   Apr 07

Radio Naturopath Episode 121: Caffeine: Why It’s Good For You

CAFFEINE. Is it good for you? If you listen to this episode, you’re going to get into at least a 4-cup/day habit! Here’s a whole bunch of ways it’s good for you. Our guest Matt Feiner, cyclist extraordinaire of New Haven, chimes in with his opinion of caffeine. http://5886e4ebcbc837d13f8e-597f4ed4ea6895a41e2bd2978eb66730.r56.cf5.rackcdn.com/radionaturopath/Radio_Naturopath_Episode_121_4-5-17.mp3

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   Mar 30

Radio Naturopath Episode 120: Belly Fat: Should I Lose It? Can I Lose It?

We had a call about belly fat, so we waxed eloquent about its nature and the concerns around having or not having it. We talk about visceral fat, subcutaneous fat, and pocket obesity. We also touch on how you might lose it, and even so it’s important to be kind to yourself! http://5886e4ebcbc837d13f8e-597f4ed4ea6895a41e2bd2978eb66730.r56.cf5.rackcdn.com/radionaturopath/Radio_Naturopath_Episode_120_3-29-17.mp3

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   Mar 23

Radio Naturopath Episode 119: Common Sports Injuries: Natural Treatment

Sports injuries! The most common one, DOMS, delayed onset muscle soreness, and how to deal with that. Nutrition, supplementation, hydration, and REST are all important. Other injuries: ankle sprain, groin pull, hamstring strain, shin splints, knne injuries including ACL and patellofemoral, and tennis and golfer’s elbow! http://5886e4ebcbc837d13f8e-597f4ed4ea6895a41e2bd2978eb66730.r56.cf5.rackcdn.com/radionaturopath/Radio_Naturopath_Episode_119_3-22-17.mp3

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   Mar 16

Radio Naturopath Episode 118: Modernizing ND Statute, The Future of US Healthcare, Running vs. Cycling, Topical Comfrey for Bones and Cartilage

This week I’m again hoping for modernization of the CT naturopathic statute! House Bill 7222 is supposed to help with that. I’m worried about what healthcare is going to look like in Trump’s America. How does running stack up to cycling in terms of inflammation and recovery? Topical comfrey is great for fractures and also […]

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   Mar 08

Radio Naturopath Episode 117: Your Digestion: All The Herbs You’ll Need To Fix It!

Berberines, ginger and curcumin, oh my! Herbs can soothe, heal, reduce spasm and cramping, reduce inflammation and pain, relieve gas, and much more! Find out all about it! http://5886e4ebcbc837d13f8e-597f4ed4ea6895a41e2bd2978eb66730.r56.cf5.rackcdn.com/radionaturopath/Radio_Naturopath_Episode_117_3-8-17.mp3

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   Feb 23

Radio Naturopath Episode 116: Interview with Cassandra Martineau: Women’s March on Washington, and Everyday Acts We Can Do To Improve the Country

Today’s episode is about a healthy political environment, which leads to general health. We interview Cassandra Martineau, who is a local organizer for the Women’s March on Washington. We talk about everyday acts anyone can do to support positive change in their community and in the country. We discuss phone numbers and resources people can […]

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   Feb 16

Radio Naturopath Episode 115: Sometimes Drugs are OK; Staying Warm In Winter, and All About Atrial Fibrillation

Well, sometimes if the illness is coming on too strong and you just can’t get well fast enough with natural medicine, pharmaceuticals can be a help, but support yourself with natural medicine at the same time! There’s some simple ways to stay warmer in winter, from wearing the right clothes to eating the right foods. […]

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   Jan 26

Radio Naturopath Episode 113: Women’s March, Apple Cider Vinegar and Fire Cider, Superfruits: Mangosteen, Noni, Goji, and Good Ol’ Homegrown Berries!

I discuss my experience of the historic Women’s March, and the fact that I went to the Hartford one, and what it was like (historic, peaceful, inspiring, hope-inducing, joyful). I also talk about apple cider vinegar and its spicy cousin, Fire Cider, and also superfruits: Mangosteen, Noni, and Goji Berry! For me, goji wins by […]

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