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Lifestyle, Health, and Well-Being with Dr. Elson Haas

The Autoimmune Hour welcomes Dr. Elson Haas, Founder and Director of the Preventive Medical Center of Marin, one of the leading Integrative Medical Centers in the country.  A pioneer in the field of medicine, he is considered to be one of the Fathers of Integrative Medicine. In this wide-ranging conversation. Dr. Haas and your host of The Autoimmune Hour Sharon Sayler explore how to take control of your own health and wellbeing through becoming an Integrative Patient, plus:

  • Ways to tame a misguided immune system
  • How to uncover whether you have hyper and hypo-immunity
  • The difference between reaction and response
  • The 5 keys to staying healthy and staying healthy with the seasons

and much more….

Dr. Haas is the author of eleven health books and has traveled the world assisting under-served communities. As a lifestyle and preventive medicine physician, Dr. Haas encourages patients to find their inner source of healing and to protect their health, honor their bodies, and discover that health is mostly a result of how we live, and is much more in our own hands than we realize.  Join Sharon and Dr. Haas Friday, with the video and podcast below. Please share this link to Dr. Haas’ interview with your family and friends:


The show opens with Sharon saying that she has been reading Dr. Haas’s fantastic book Staying Healthy with New Medicine: Integrating Natural, Eastern and Western Approaches for Optimal Health.
What follows is a lengthy and informative discussion on integrative medicine and how it can be of use for a long-term condition.
0:04:32.8 At this point, Dr. Haas shares one of his motto in healthcare which is “How we look and feel is primarily based on how we live.”
He goes on to say that finding the right team is important in the patient’s progress.
0:11:45.7 Sharon now asks the question, “What’s the best way for a person to know what they can eat? How do we discover when that changes? Is there a time when I’ll be able to eat again?” to which Dr. Haas suggests an elimination diet where one experiments with oneself.
0:18:11.4 Dr. Haas shares his approach in healthcare which is lifestyle first, natural therapy is next, drug last. He goes on to discuss his five keys to staying healthy: good nutrition, fitness, good sleep, managing stress, and a healthy attitude.


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