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Skin Rejuvenation — Can You Really Look 10 Years Younger?

It’s the age old pursuit, “the fountain of youth”. Amazingly, it begins with our skin. People not only want to look and feel better, they also want to look younger.
There’s no shame in that. So my guest, Dr. Seymour Weaver, is an expert in the area of Skin Rejuvenation. Please join me for an anti-aging conversation that can help you keep your skin lovely and youthful, from the inside out.

This Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 8 PM eastern (, I have the pleasure of discussing the “Skin Rejuvenation — What Should You Do First? Can You Really Look 10 Years Younger?” with Dr. Seymour Weaver.

Dr. Seymour Weaver is a pioneer in the treatment of problem skin with lasers, and a wide range of other esthetic treatments. Dr. Weaver is specifically recognized for his expertise in anti-aging; treating hair loss and scalp disorders; laser treatments; as well as body shaping procedures. He also engages in medical and surgical dermatology.

Dr. Weaver is board-certified, re-certified, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He is also a member of numerous other professional societies. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He then completed a medical internship at Los Angeles County/USC medical center and dermatology training at Martin Luther King, Jr. Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Weaver also studied tropical dermatology in Nairobi, Kenya, at the Kenyatta National Hospital.

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Infertility: It’s more than just your ovaries

Here’s hoping everyone had a great Independence Day celebration, even with the HEAT Wave and Thunderstorms (here, in the US)!

This evening — Thursday, July 5th, 2012 — at 8 PM eastern (, I have the pleasure of discussing the “Infertility: It’s more than just your ovaries” with Dr. Patrick Flynn.

In 2002, 2 million American women of reproductive age were infertile. Infertility is also common among men. In fact, iinfertility is actually a global issue. Data from the CDC shows that “The desire to have children is powerful and widespread, but for a size able minority it is not easily fulfilled. Challenges to fertility arise from genetic abnormalities, infectious or environmental agents, delayed childbearing, behavior, and certain diseases. Awareness of the potential risks may lead some people to adopting corrective behaviors and maintain fertility. Many people, however, find themselves coping with infertility.”

Treatment for infertility is fairly complex and along with fertility treatment facilities, many have turned to a more holistic approach. Treatment remedies include modalities such as acupuncture, yoga, massage diet/nutrition, herbs, vitamins, counseling/support groups and yes, even laughter therapy (clowning).

Dr. Patrick Flynn is an expert in the area of infertility, and the use of complementary therapies for this rising health concern. We will discuss the ABC’s and D’s of infertility.

Here are a few of the questions we’ll discuss:

  • Where does the current healthcare system go wrong when dealing with infertility?
  • Is in vitro the answer?
  • Is it the same approach for every woman?
  • Does stress affect a woman’s chances of getting pregnant?
  • How does birth control impact fertility?

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Answering the Why’s to Your Health Questions

This Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 8 PM eastern (, I will be “Answering the Why’s to your Health Questions”, specifically heart disease, high cholesterol & weight loss, with Dr. Ryan Bentley.

Dr. Ryan Bentley has been described as one of the brightest young leaders in the field of nutritional medicine. A true innovator, Dr. Bentley has emerged on the national scene in natural medicine circles with his engaging seminars and the release of his recent book, Sex, Lies and Cholesterol, which is being praised by practitioners and lay people alike.

Dr. Bentley received his first bachelor’s degree in biology from Indiana University, and went on to attend National University of Health Sciences where he earned his doctorate, graduating cum laude. While at National University, Dr. Bentley also received his second bachelor’s degree in human biology, and completed two fellowships in the department of anatomy. Additionally, Dr. Bentley taught at the College of Dupage as an anatomy and physiology professor. Dr. Bentley enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children, speaking nationally, helping patients, and writing.

Dr. Bentley is the co-founder and CEO of The Wellness Prescription and BIA Education, companies created to educate practitioners on how to construct proven, objective, and quantifiable systems and protocols to help their patients reach optimal health. He has taught his principled nutritional approach to thousands of doctors around the country.

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Is gluten destroying your health?

On Thursday, May 3rd, 2012, I will be discussing “Put That Bread Down: How Gluten May be Destroying Your Health & What To Do About It” with Dr. Thomas O’Bryan.

Dr. Thomas O’Bryan is an internationally recognized speaker and workshop leader specializing in Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease. He is a ‘Sherlock Holmes’ for chronic disease and metabolic disorders. He is a clinician par excellence in treating chronic disease and metabolic disorders from a Functional Medicine Perspective. He holds teaching Faculty positions with the Institute for Functional Medicine and the National University of Life Sciences. Dr. O’Bryan is always one of the most respected, highly-appreciated speakers. Dr. O’Bryan’s passion is in teaching the many manifestations of Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease as they occur inside and outside of the intestines.

In sensitive individuals, Gluten Sensitivity can trigger Auto-Immune Disorders, Epilepsy, Thyroid Disease, Diabetes, Migraines, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and more. Perhaps one of the more surprising messages is the impact of Gluten Sensitivity on the brain. The “dimmer switch”, that occurs in the brain (especially in children), is one that parents and care givers would never suspect.

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Here are a few of the questions we’ll be discussing:

  • What is the difference between Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity?
  • How is Celiac Disease associated with wheat sensitivity?
  • At what age does Celiac Disease begin?
  • What are the signs to watch for?
  • How is Celiac Disease diagnosed?
  • Are the tests accurate
  • What are treatment options for Celiac Disease?

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If you can’t make the call, register anyway and submit your questions in advance. The call will be available for replay for 72 hours.

Best of Health,
Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD

What can you do to outsmart stress & prevent adrenal fatigue?

This Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 8 PM eastern (, I have the pleasure of discussing the “Adrenal Fatigue & Outsmarting Stress” with Dr. Lena Edwards.

“Avoid Stress”. You’ve heard that before. So what are you supposed to do? Avoid your wife or husband, better yet the kids. How about avoiding those bill collectors and your boss, or the insane manager, who just doesn’t get it. Maybe the manager is you. Maybe you can’t meet payroll and you’re about to get fired, and the list goes on and on…divorce, death, disability, termination, and those crazy, unexpected life events. And don’t forget The Economy. Everything, that is out of your control. Or is it?

This is such an important topic since everyone is “Stressed Out” in some form or fashion, and the health effects are taking a large toll on the body, mind and spirit, in individuals and in families.

What is real solution for this “all time” pan-epidemic problem of the 21st century? And, why does it matter? Or does it?

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Buyer Beware, All Cleanses are Not Created Equal

We had a great discussion yesterday with Dr. Aimee Gould Shunney on the topic of “Buyer Beware, All Cleanses are Not Created Equal: Understanding the Pros and Cons of Different Types of Cleansing Programs”. Dr. Shunney also had a special offer for her cleansing program. She has an excellent program that also provides coaching services. The offer expires 3.31.12 and this is a great offer. Check it out. Buy it for yourself or as a gift for a loved one. The coupon code is “healthyspring2012”.

For more info, please visit Dr. Shunney’s website at

Dr. Aimee Gould Shunney, Naturopathic Physician, is in private practice in Santa Cruz, CA where she blends conventional medical diagnosis and treatment with the use of natural therapeutics including dietary and lifestyle counseling, nutritional supplements, herbal medicine, homeopathy, and bio-identical hormones. Dr. Shunney specializes in women’s health, functional endocrinology, and family medicine, consulting with men and women on many health issues. She also enjoys treating children, teens, and pregnant women. In 2010 AND 2011, she was voted Best Naturopathic Doctor (and second Best Doctor) in Santa Cruz in the Metro Santa Cruz poll.

Dr. Shunney’s weekly radio show, Green Tea & Honey, co-hosted by Chef Jennifer Brewer, is a playful exploration of integrative medicine, delicious food and joyful eating. Dr. Shunney and Chef Jenny are also the creators of Cleanse Organic, a 28-day whole foods cleansing program. This innovative approach to detoxification combines an anti-inflammatory hypoallergenic diet, easy-to-prepare delicious recipes, and individualized support to optimize health and create sustainable healthy living choices.

Here are a few of the questions we discussed:

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Looking Younger: Beauty Secrets from a Plastic Surgeon

How to “Look Better & Younger”, as you age.

Wow. What a great conversation we had with Dr. Charles Boyd, discussing “Non-surgical Alternatives to Help You Look as Youthful as You Feel”. Dr. Boyd discussed “Looking Better” as a main concern for many of his patients. We all want to look the best we can, at any age.

In many cases, these non-surgical procedures are the best answer. In fact, Botox has some incredible effects with respect to making you look better & younger. In summary, we discussed Cool Sculpting, BOTOX and safety issues, how to choose the right cosmetic surgeon, and answers to questions from Dr. Maria’s Office in Pasadena, California, about dark spots and health issues concerning sunblock and melanoma.

My friend, Ronni, loved Dr. Boyd’s comment amount not just looking younger, but looking better. This was an AHA moment for her. She said “no other subject has interested her, but her looks. I could have heart failure, but I want to die looking great. 🙂 (disclaimer: She’s also a comedienne, and a health buff.)

For more info, please visit Dr. Boyd’s website at

Dr. Charles Boyd is recognized nationally and internationally as an expert in facial plastic surgery and rejuvenation. Double Board Certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology and Harvard Medical School trained, Dr. Boyd has made a career out of helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals through the latest in surgical and non-surgical procedures. Dr. Boyd’s expertise in his field has led him to the training of hundreds of top physicians throughout the United States and abroad on advanced injection techniques utilizing Botox, Juvéderm, and other minimally invasive modalities. He is also one of a select group of physicians involved in several research studies including FDA trials to test and evaluate cosmetic products created for consumer use. Dr. Boyd’s research has been published in several medical and surgical journals and he has used his education and experience to author book chapters on cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Charles Boyd is currently the owner and medical director of the Boyd Cosmetic Surgical Institute in Birmingham, MI where he treats patients from all over the country. As a respected pioneer and specialist in all aspects of facial rejuvenation, Dr. Boyd offers his patients the most effective care the industry can offer to deliver results that help them to look as youthful as they feel.

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Is Your Cellphone Killing You?

We started the conversation about cell phones, cordless phones, wireless technology, and earthing with with Dr. Sinatra. A very eye opening conversation. We continue the conversation with Dr. Kerry Crofton, PhD.

I had the unique pleasure of discussing the question “Aging Well in the Digital Age – What We Need to Know About the Safer Use of Cell Phones & Other Wireless Radiation Concerns” with Dr. Kerry Crofton. Are these devices harming you or even yet, killing you?

Users…..BEWARE. “Be Aware” of the dangers that lurk in cyberspace.

We had a the most incredible and fantastic call with Dr. Kerry Crofton, discussing “Aging Well in the Digital Age – What We Need to Know About the Safer Use of Cell Phones & Other Wireless Radiation Concerns”.

Listen to the replay, to get the update and the links that could save your life, and that of your family. We are now entering, The Twilight Zone of radiation.

BE informed. (the book and the website)

Kerry Crofton, Ph.D. is a health educator, concerned parent and author of the award-winning book, Wireless Radiation Rescue – How to Use Cell Phones More Safely and Other Safer-Tech Solutions (Global WellBeing Books, 2012)

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Aging, Telomeres, and Cardiovascular Health

Heart Disease is the Number One Killer in America for both men and women. February is “heart disease awareness” month, and Dr. Houston is one of the TOP doctors in the world, on the topic of hypertension, aging telomeres and cardiovascular health.

This is another episode of my “Saving Your Life” Series. This is a must have BOOK and Conversation. It will change the way you look at your health and the “normal results” you get from your doctor, only to have a heart attack or stroke diagnosed within one month or so.

We discussed the ABC’s of heart health which is the basis of the program for the American Heart Association, but we went well beyond the basics. We discussed the contents of Dr. Houston’s new book, which should be on your current reading list. You can save your life and the lives of those you love.

Dr. Mark Houston, MD is triple board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Society of Hypertension, and the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine. In addition to his medical background he also obtained a master’s degree in clinical human nutrition in 2003. In 2008, Dr. Houston was selected by Consumer Research Council as one the TOP PHYSICIANS in the United States. Just this past November and May, 2009, Dr. Houston was selected by USA Today as one of the most Influential Physicians in the U.S. in both hypertension and hyperlipidemia.

Dr. Houston is a consulting reviewer for over 20 major medical journal in the U.S., he’s completed over 70 clinical research studies in hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and cardiovascular disease, and Dr. Houston has published over 150 medical articles in peer-reviewed journals. He speaks nationally and internationally on hypertension and has written three best-selling books – The Handbook of Antihypertensive Therapy, Vascular Biology for the Clinician, and What Your Doctor Does Not Tell You About Hypertension: The Revolutionary Nutrition and Lifestyle Program to Help Fight High Blood Pressure.

Some of the questions we covered include:

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Grounding to the Earth

As expected, we had a “super fantastic” conversation with Dr. Stephen Sinatra discussing “The Amazing Health Benefits of Grounding to the Earth”. He’s the best.

So, is your cell phone killing you, and how about that cordless?

Are some of your symptoms related to geo-toxicity or geo-stress? What does that really mean anyway Will your health care practitioner be able to discover why you just don’t feel well, when all of your lab tests are “normal”. And, what about those statins? Hmmm….

Dr. Sinatra’s wisdom is incredible and his advice is something you want to heed.

Stephen T. Sinatra, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.N., C.N.S., C.B.T., is a board-certified cardiologist, certified bioenergetic psychotherapist, and certified as a nutrition and anti-aging specialist. He integrates psychological, nutraceutical and electroceutical therapies in the matrix of healing. Dr. Sinatra is a fellow in the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Nutrition. His latest book, Earthing, was just released. He is also the founder of, an informational website dedicated to promoting public awareness of integrative medicine related topics.

Some of the questions covered include:

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