SIBO Symposium Wrap Up & Highlights – Episode 18

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Dr. Ruscio recently attended the SIBO Symposium at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. In this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio, he brings you all the major takeaways from this information packed symposium. Subscribe:   Topics: SIBO primer.....1:48 Episode intro.....2:32 SIBO testing.....3:14 Sulfur producing SIBO.....4:31 Autoimmunity and SIBO.....6:02 Testing markers of inflammation.....8:39 Food poisoning and traveller’s diarrhea.....12:17 3 … [Read more...]

Causes of Thyroid Dysfunction

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Dr. Ruscio provides a simple overview of the causes of thyroid dysfunction. He then covers 2 example cases of what this looks like in real life. This should help you easily understand the common causes of thyroid dysfunction and what practical diagnosis and treatment of these cause should look like.     Subscribe to Dr. Ruscio’s YouTube account     Causes of Thyroid Dysfunction Dr. Michael Ruscio: Hi. This is Dr. Ruscio, and welcome to the next video in our … [Read more...]

Dr. Jeff Moss Ideal Protein Intake for Body Comp Longevity – Episode 17

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Jeffrey Moss, DDS, CNS, DACBN, founder of Moss Nutrition, joins Dr. Ruscio for this episode to tackle the topics of muscle mass, protein intake and aging. Subscribe: Topics: Guest intro.....1:15 Listener question.....7:19 The importance of muscle.....8:29 Gut health, blood sugar regulation and muscle mass.....15:12 Simple ways to determine muscle mass and functionality.....17:07 Muscle fibers and aging.....22:02 Insulin and muscle mass.....27:52 Optimal protein … [Read more...]

2 Types of Thyroid Problems. Which One Are You?


Hypothyroidism can sometimes seem intimidating, there are lots of opinions and differing recommendations. Dr. Ruscio simplifies thyroid problems into 2 categories and helps you determine which one you are.   Subscribe to Dr. Ruscio’s YouTube account   2 Types of Thyroid Problems. Which One Are You? Dr. Michael Ruscio: Hi. This is Dr. Ruscio, and welcome to the second part of our series on hypothyroidism. In this video, we will be discussing the two types of … [Read more...]

Chris Kresser & The Dark Side of Being Healthy – Episode 16

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In this episode, Dr. Ruscio interviews Chris Kresser M.S., L.Ac., a globally recognized leader in the fields of ancestral health, Paleo nutrition, and functional and integrative medicine. He is the creator of, one of the top 25 natural health sites in the world, and the author of the New York Times best seller, Your Personal Paleo Code (published in paperback in December 2014 as The Paleo Cure). They discuss the darkside of healthy living by looking at how sometimes making … [Read more...]

What Is Hypothyroid?

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What is hypothyroid and how might you know if it’s affecting you. Dr. Ruscio provides a concise breakdown of the signs and symptoms of hypothyroid. He also provides a basic overview of how your thyroid works. Subscribe to Dr. Ruscio’s YouTube account   What Is Hypothyroid? Dr. Michael Ruscio: Hello. This is Dr. Ruscio, and welcome to series on thyroid solutions To start us off, let's review some basic signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism. The most common symptoms are: … [Read more...]

New SIBO Test Just Released – Episode 15

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As usual, Dr. Ruscio stays on the cutting edge of functional medicine by digging into a new laboratory test just released for SIBO/IBS. He breaks down, in easy to understand terms, the main utility for this test and the type of patient that should get this test done. Subscribe:   Topics: Show intro.....1:30 The autoimmune etiology of SIBO and IBS.....2:29 Main utility of the IBS Check Test.....8:11 Episode wrap-up.....21:03   Links: (2:29) IBS Check Test from … [Read more...]

Dr. Ruscio’s Microbiota Presentation


Dr. Ruscio presented on The Gut; Diet, Flora, Health and Disease at the Ancestral Health Society's 2014 symposium at UC Berkeley. He reviews the impact hygiene has on our health, hunter gather versus westernized microbiotas and what the science actually says about manipulating our microbiotas with probiotics, prebiotics and fiber.   Subscribe to Dr. Ruscio’s YouTube account The Gut Microbiota; Clinical Pearls Vs. Marketing Ploys & Regaining Your Ancestral Gut I'd like to … [Read more...]

Stomach Acid, Reflux & Weight Loss with Tony Hale – Episode 14

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In this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio, the doc interviews Professional comedian turned natural health practitioner, T.C. Hale (aka Tony), producer of the upcoming documentary “Why Am I So Fat?” and author of the Kick it in the Nuts series of guides to natural health. They discuss how Tony went from being a stand up comedian to producing documentaries and writing books on natural wellness. Subscribe:   Topics: Tony’s story.....1:57 The documentary “Why Am I So Fat?”.....14:10 … [Read more...]

The Gut Autoimmune Connection: SIBO and RA

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The gut has far reaching impacts on your health and your immune system is no exception. You have probably heard about how important gut health is for managing an autoimmune condition. Dr. Ruscio and a patient discuss a remarkable improvement in the autoimmune joint condition Rheumatoid Arthritis by treating an unexpected gut infection. Subscribe to Dr. Ruscio’s YouTube account   The Gut Autoimmune Connection: SIBO and RA Dr. Michael Ruscio: Hey, folks. This is Dr. Ruscio. I … [Read more...]