To Detox or Not to Detox – Episode 12

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Dr. Ruscio answers a listener question in this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio! Are expensive liver detox programs really necessary for overall health or thyroid problems in particular? The doc tells us what the research says, as well as, his past and current approaches to detoxification. He touches on topics such as: the gut-liver connection, iron overload and functional medicine pricing models. Subscribe:   Topics: Listener Question.....2:17 Dr. Ruscio’s previous approach to … [Read more...]

New Food Allergy Testing


A new food allergy test was recently released. Can it help you or should you save your money? The near $1,000.00 question is discussed in this week’s video. Dr. Ruscio also provides insights on how to determine and overcome your food allergies.   Subscribe to Dr. Ruscio’s YouTube account Dr. Michael Ruscio: Hey, everyone. This is Dr. Ruscio. I wanted to give you an update on a new food allergy test that’s become available based on a recent study. I want to thank Dr. Thomas … [Read more...]

Graves’ Disease – Episode 11

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In this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio, the doc brings us information on hyperthyroidism and Graves’ Disease. We tend to focus on the hypothyroid conditions by hyperthyroidism can be deadly. He discusses symptoms of hyperthyroidism and Graves’ Disease, medications and supplementation to manage the symptoms and treating the underlying causes of Graves’ Disease and hyperthyroidism. Subscribe to Dr. Ruscio Radio:     Topics: Intro.....1:31 Symptoms of Graves’ … [Read more...]

Is it possible to beat Graves’ disease and thyroid autoimmunity?

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Is it possible to beat Graves’ disease and thyroid autoimmunity?  Absolutely, here is living proof!   Subscribe to Dr. Ruscio’s YouTube account   Treating Graves' Disease Dr. Michael Ruscio: Hey, everyone. This is Dr. Ruscio. I am here with Debbie, who has done awesome. She has Grave’s and we really haven’t had a chance to talk about it much. You came in with typical Grave’s presentation – racing heart, anxiety, feeling hot, some of the typical hyperthyroid symptoms. … [Read more...]

Natural Management of Grave’s Disease


All too often Graves’ disease patients are rushed into a life altering procedure as this issue is surrounded with fear and pressure. Often time’s patients are scared and make quick decisions under the pressure of their doctor. Unfortunately, these decisions are often not well informed leaving the patient regretting the radioactive or surgical procedure months later, after they have had time to think and get another opinion. Even more unfortunate is once these procedures are done, there is … [Read more...]

Gut evolution to determine carbohydrate intake with guest Aaron Blaisdell, Ph.D – Episode 10

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Dr. Ruscio interviews UCLA professor Dr. Aaron Blaisdell, Ph. D. They discuss controversies in gut evolution in attempts to determine your ideal carbohydrate consumption. Dr. Blaisdell provides a very interesting account of evolution of the gut. Dr. Ruscio proposes a theory that connects gut types with risk of SIBO after eating Neolithic foods. Guest Aaron Blaisdell, Ph. D, Professor UCLA Department of Psychology & Brain Research Institute   Subscribe to Dr. Ruscio … [Read more...]

Important Announcement!

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We have finally launched the new website! We have also launched a podcast, which was rated 5th in the entire Alternative Medicine category!       Subscribe to Dr. Ruscio's YouTube account   Important Announcement  Hey, everyone. This is Dr. Ruscio. I am really excited to announce a few important things that have changed in the past couple weeks. We've just launched a new website. Thank heavens because it was one of the most painful processes of … [Read more...]

Podcast – Robb Wolf – Heart disease, gut health, medical politics and more

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The one and only Robb Wolf stops by to talk with Dr. Ruscio. Robb shares valuable information about work he is pioneering at Specialty Health in the areas of cardiac and metabolic health. Dr. Ruscio and Robb also discuss politics and medicine and ways we can improve the state of our current medical system. And of course there is some discussion of the gut and some great banter!   Subscribe to Dr. Ruscio Radio:     Topics: Specialty Health overview...1:43 Gut, … [Read more...]

Thyroid Nodules, Goiter and Iodine – Episode 8

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Dr. Ruscio continues his informative series on Thyroid and Iodine with this episode covering thyroid goiters and nodules. He digs into the research on the probable causes, as well as, the testing and treatment of each of these conditions.   Subscribe to Dr. Ruscio Radio:     Topics: Review of first two podcasts on Thyroid & Iodine.....1:51 Intro to thyroid nodules and goiters.....2:42 Causes of goiter.....3:23 Causes of thyroid nodules.....10:57 Testing and … [Read more...]

Thyroid, PMS, & the Magic Herb


When a woman is suffering with a female hormone imbalance, what is she to do? Whether you are a younger women suffering with PMS or an older woman suffering  with the menopausal transition, there is help. All too often women are offered hormone replacement therapy, birth control or anti-depressants. While these can be useful to alleviate symptoms, the cause is often overlooked. Dr. Ruscio has developed a treatment approach that assesses and treats the fundamental causes that create female … [Read more...]