On this episode of Wellness For Life Radio:
Dr. Barry Bertolet
Physician for Heart Health
Dr. Bertolet is an Interventional Cardiologist with Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi, and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. He performed his undergraduate and medical school work at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Bertolet then went to the University of Florida – Gainesville for internal medicine and cardiology training. He then served on the teaching staff for 5 years before moving to Tupelo. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Bertolet is actively involved in research, and has over 50 scientific publications on his CV.
Dr. Brian Loftus
June is National Migraine Awareness Month and there are more than 37 million people in the United States who have Migraines. A Migraine is not just a headache, it is an extremely debilitating collection of neurological symptoms that usually includes a severe recurring intense throbbing pain on one side of the head. What are the new treatments available for migraine sufferers that are showing promise and what are the options for those who suffer?
Brian D. Loftus, MD is a neurologist in private practice at Bellaire Neurology in Bellaire, Texas, a small town within the city of Houston, Texas. He is Board Certified in Neurology as well as Headache Medicine. His practice is mainly focused on headaches but he also treats multiple sclerosis, epilepsy/seizures, neuropathic pain and hyperhidrosis. Dr. Loftus is the Chief Medical Officer at Better QOL,Inc. (Better Quality of Life) a software company he founded that is dedicated to bringing quality of life metrics to routine clinical care. Their first product, iHeadache, was co-developed by Dr. Loftus. The iHeadache family of apps is the most widely used electronic headache diary available. It is free to all patients and their physicians for routine office use. Dr. Loftus is a founding member of the Southern Headache Society and currently serves as Vice-President. He is slated to become president in the fall of 2015. He is also a member of the American Headache Society, the National Headache Foundation, the International Headache Society, the Texas Neurologic Society and the American Academy of Neurology. In addition he also serves on the Clinical Care Committee of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Clinical Advisory Committee of the South Central Region of the National MS Society.
His clinical research has primarily focused on patients with migraine headaches, multiple sclerosis, postherpetic neuralgia, and diabetic neuropathic pain. He has presented research at national medical meetings and international medical meetings in both Europe and the Middle East.
Dr. Gary Kaplan
Food that trigger Migraines
Dr. Gary Kaplan, D.O., a pioneer of integrative medicine, is one of just 19 physicians board certified in both family medicine and pain medicine and practices in McLean, VA. He is the best selling author of Total Recovery: A Revolutionary New Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Pain and Depression A clinical associate professor at Georgetown University and director of the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine, he has also served as a consultant to the NIH and, in October 2013, was appointed to the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee at Health and Human Services. He has discussed his work on Good Morning America, NPR, NBC News, as well as in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report and Time Magazine. He resides in Falls Church, VA.
Nature’s Secrets with Dr. Susanne Bennett
Nature's Secrets: Prevent Headaches and Migraines
July 10th: Learn how to PREVENT Headaches and Migraines by managing the triggers and implementing the best natural solutions for pain relief!
Each week, host Dr. Susanne shares with her listeners Nature’s Secrets for Ultimate Health and Wellness!