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Life and Health Matters with Dr Shakib

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A non-PC discussion of common sense health, posture and life matters that the “Big Guys” don’t want you to think or talk about!

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The most ignored joint in the body

September 16th, 2021


Unless you have a foot and/or ankle pain,  chances are you don’t even think about your ankles. You maybe interested in how to stretch your hamstrings …

Spray away anxiety in your pet

September 9th, 2021


If you are told your furry friend is suffering from anxiety and recommended to give meds, you may want to look into pheromones! That is right! This …

Useless Body Parts? Really?

September 2nd, 2021


It is amazing how when the human’s egotistic mind can’t explain, it undermines! This episode is about some of the body parts that are commonly removed or claimed to have no use and explains how the claims are simply …

Sciatica and how it is mostly misdiagnosed

August 26th, 2021


One of the most misdiagnosed cases I see in my practice is Sciatica. In this episode it is fully discussed, explaining the anatomy, some of our …

Meniere's Disease

August 19th, 2021


Learn the symptoms, potential causes and the treatment of Meniere's disease.

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Biohack your brain for more energy and happiness

August 12th, 2021


Energize yourself and live life happier using the brain's likes and dislikes incorporated in your daily routines.

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Simple checklist to improve at-home device use

August 5th, 2021


Ergonomics is more than fancy desks and chairs and this episodes covers it all. From the best chair for less than $30 to what it takes to save yourself from headache and neck pain to back and knee pain.
Make sure to …

What you don't know about Olive Oil can be damaging

July 29th, 2021


Learn the tricks of the trade when it comes to selling and marketing olive oil. The 3 most important facts you should look on the bottle of olive …

Best Weight loss food with a kick

July 22nd, 2021


On this episode you will learn how your attitude about food should always be a factor but then, the 'magical' food item with a kick, Turmeric and …

You are at risk: Pelvic Floor and Ergonomics

July 15th, 2021


In this episode, you see the role of your lifestyle on your pelvic floor and what that decline means to your health. This is a lot more serious than …

The truth about braces, supports and taping

July 8th, 2021


Too many people use braces, and supports and now a days tape their body parts for injuries, pain and rehabilitation but they are mistaken on many levels. In this podcast, you will understand the ins and outs of supports …

Natural Remedy for Nausea

July 1st, 2021


Natural Remedy for Nausea

There are many conditions that lead to nausea and vomiting and medications have side effects that are not much better. On this episode you will learn about the natural remedies for nausea as …

Teeth Grinding, TMJ and Head Tilt are Related

June 24th, 2021


There is more to teeth grinding and TMJ than the night guard you wear. Learn why you and our children are at risk and what you can do now to prevent it.

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How unknown trauma can affect your life

June 17th, 2021


How is it possible to have a trauma in life and not know it? How can this get passed on from generation to generation to make the source of trauma …

How to live with anxiety or do you have to?

June 10th, 2021


On this interview episode with Ken Cunnigham, you will learn about anxiety, how to treat it, how to plan for it and how to support your loved one with it.

About Ken Cunningham:

Ken is a licensed professional clinical …

The magical lotion with medicinal properties

June 3rd, 2021


If you are looking for a healthy lotion with medicinal properties, look no further. Glycerin, mixed with a tiny bit of lemon juice does magic to the …

Fentapills: One Pill Can Kill

May 27th, 2021


In this episode we sit down with Perla Mendoza- a mother on a mission to spread awareness on the dangers of Fentanyl and someone who is seeking justice for the death of her son Daniel Elijah Figueroa. You learn how her …

The Myth of Brain Chemical Imbalance

May 20th, 2021


All I can say is, 'Are you okay with this?'

  • 274,000 babies aged 1 and younger were given psychiatric drugs — Of these, 249,699 were on anti-anxiety …

The Truth About Constipation

May 13th, 2021


With over 63 million Americans experiencing chronic constipation, chances are that you may be one of them or before long, join the group. Learn the truth about constipation, how laxatives are doing you harm and learn …

Economic cost of vaccination Vs. No vaccination

May 6th, 2021


As if we were not experiencing polarity in the country, now claims are being made about the economic cost of non-vaccine supporters on  tax payers …

Arterial clogging: You probably have it but don't know yet!

April 29th, 2021


We are deficient in a lot of nutrition one of which is Vitamin K. Learn how this super vitamin helps your body manage your bones to prevent osteoporosis and arterial clogging.

In this episode, I referred to:

*my website …

Dogs, Vaccines and What is Missed

April 22nd, 2021


Almost everyone vaccinates their animals yearly but is it safe to do so? Find out how this over vaccination is causing big health issues in our …

The do's and don'ts of Niacinamide

April 15th, 2021


Niacinamide is finding its popularity but there are certain facts about it that most people are not aware of. Learn what it is good for, the …

Manganese Deficiency and what that means for your health

April 8th, 2021


Manganese is a trace element that is has to come from the food we consume. Learn why we are deficient, what foods contain the most amount of it and why taking a supplement is not advised. Refer to the Sept. 24, 2020 …

Diabetes Medicine that Harbor Genital Eating Bacteria!

April 1st, 2021


Yes you heard and read it correctly. SGLT-2 inhibiter Diabetes drugs are causing some major issues including flesh eating bacteria that attack the genitals and ketoacidosis. Listen to Episode 7 to learn more about …

The truth about incontinence

March 25th, 2021


Incontinence is on the rise; it is seen in men and young people more than ever before and that has to do with our lifestyle of sitting and slouching. Learn about the different types of incontinence and why the …

How to tell if you are deficient in Vit D without any blood work up?

March 18th, 2021


Learn how to tell if you are deficient in Vit D without taking a blood work up. Use the app DMinder to find out what your level needs to be depending on your geographical location and how to monitor your level. This …

Neuro Fast-kinesiology: What it is and can it be a part of your journey to health: Interview with Dr. Mary Wolken

March 11th, 2021


This interview certainly topped my exposure to the opposite end of the spectrum of health and its paradigm. Dr. Wolken explains how energy and …

The Magical Weed In Your Backyard

March 4th, 2021


Chickweed is a weed that grows every where especially in early Spring. It helps with inflammation, itchiness, insect bites, lungs, and the digestive tract. Even your pets can benefit from them. In this podcast, you will …

How to get fit physically and mentally: Q&A session

February 25th, 2021


1. What is fitness?

2. Do I have any fit patients?

3. How to get fit

4. Do I go to the gym?

5. Do I believe in sleeping for 8 hours?

6. What meditation or calming technique is my favorite

7. What supplements do I take?

If Your Feet Could Talk: Interview with Dr. Andrew Yang, Podiatrist

February 18th, 2021


On this episode, I interviewed Dr Yang on some of the common feet problems, what our feet and their 'issues' tell us about is. We discussed the best supportive shoes, how to practice balancing on your feet and how your …

Pelvic Floor Surgery: Interview with Dr. Sam Siddighi

February 11th, 2021


Unfortunately, pelvic floor dysfunction is on the rise and it has bypassed the old, the woman, and the obese. In this interview with Dr. Siddighi, …

Serene: 10-year-old entrepreneur

February 4th, 2021


What if our children learned the skills that were relevant to living life, and finances? Skills that were valuable after graduation? On this episode, …

Living and Working Green for the newbie

January 28th, 2021


We live on this planet but how well are we playing our role to give back? In this interview with Sandrine Cassidy from California Green Business …

Early Mortality Prediction

January 21st, 2021


Our blood workup is based on acute diseases when chronic diseases are what people die from. 60% of Americans have 1 chronic disease and 40% have more than 2 chronic diseases. Chronic diseases exist in most people and by …

If your lower spine could talk

January 14th, 2021


Many people are now working from home with the least ideal work environment and some of the consequences are shared in a study published by the Journal of Injury, Function and Rehab titled "Lumbar Disc Changes …

You WILL get Covid-19, it’s vaccine and what to do: translated interview with Dr. Nasab

January 7th, 2021


This is a translated interview with Dr Mousavi-Nasab, a Virologist,  microbiologist, geneticist researcher with emphasis in Medical  Informatics. His …

Prevent Alzheimer’s Now

December 31st, 2020


With Alzheimer’s being the 5th leading cause of death in the US with no cure as of now, why not learn how to prevent it today. The prevention is much easier than you might have thought and makes sense. Please share your …

What your annual blood work MUST include

December 24th, 2020


We all know to get our annual blood work up and look at it as a pass or fail! In this episode you will learn what factors should be included as …

Is it a Cold or is it Covid?

December 17th, 2020


Covid and a Cold are so much alike that it is hard to tell which is which. Learn what to do if it is a cold and the myths about cold symptoms. Please …

AMA Conspiracy- What’s new!: Interview with Howard Wolinsky

December 10th, 2020


Conspiracy theories are pretty hot these days but listen to this podcast to explore the proven theory being a fact.Howard Wolinsky is a Chicago-based …

Covid sniffing dog in the making!

December 3rd, 2020


Since Covid seems to not becoming a thing of the past any time soon, testing is necessary. What if the test was free, done in a few seconds and with hardly any false positive or negative? Good news is that this may not …

Happy Thanksgiving

November 26th, 2020


Nothing but to wish you, my listeners, a Happy Thanksgiving. So many things to be grateful for with health being the top of the list. Make sure to …

Snoring and the alternatives to cPap

November 19th, 2020


Snoring not only impacts the snorer but also the partner. Find out the different current solutions and their pros and cons. Alternatives to devices …

The in’s and out’s on Anxiety

November 12th, 2020


Anxiety is one of the few diagnosis that is actually a symptom and not a diagnosis! Learn what it is all about and how the traditional approach may not be the best answer. Please direct your questions, comments and …

What are skin tags and how to get rid of them

November 5th, 2020


Skin tags are ugly and no one is okay having them. Learn what they are, if they are indicative of something deeper and how to get rid of them. Please forward your questions, comments and suggestions to

Gluten: what it is and why so much sensitivity

October 29th, 2020


We know about Gluten-free diet but what exactly is gluten and why all of a sudden and in the recent years so many have become sensitive to it ? Please direct your questions, comments and suggestions to:

Why Raw Milk!

October 22nd, 2020


Learn the truth about the Dairy industry and the fight against raw milk. Should we trust FDA and their job? Please direct your questions, comments …

Medicinal Herbs: Sow Thistle

October 15th, 2020


It is fascinating to discover that the ‘ordinary’ weed growing along the roads and in our backyard actually has a medicinal effect. Sow Thistle is the one that I looked into and even have a receipt for where. Please …

Why you should be eating beets this season

October 8th, 2020


Winter is just around the corner and the veggie of the season is Beet. Learn how nitrate in processed meat is damaging but it saves lives in Beet. Remember to direct your questions, comments and suggestions to

Q&A series: when and if orthotics are okay, how to tell what supplements are good, and more

October 1st, 2020


Answering some of the emailed questions, in this episode the subject of podiatry and orthotics, how to tell what supplements are good and the truth about vitamin D and how to supplement your body without any vitamin D …

The one size fits all of gardening: Interview with James Fry on Revolution Garden

September 24th, 2020


If you think you don’t have the space or resources to produce your own veggies think again! In this interview with James Fry, the maker of Revolution …

Not every herb is as safe as you think: the Valerian root nitty gritty

September 17th, 2020


Learn how Valerian root, while with many benefits can have side effects specially when taken with these medicines. It is commonly used for stress, headaches, insomnia and tension otherwise. Please direct your questions, …

Vitamin C, more than Oranges and common cold remedy

September 10th, 2020


Who knew Vitamin C was good for not just common cold but all these other major common health issues? Who knew this common fruit had more Vitamin C …

The truth about Organic and Manuka honey

September 3rd, 2020


When you think it is “organic” you think trustable, right? Wellllll, listen to this podcast to learn the truth and how to find the real CLEAN honey to get the numerous medicinal benefits. Please direct your questions, …

Na-nose technology: Smell the disease to identify it!

August 27th, 2020


Wouldn’t it be nice if a device could smell the disease in you? The technology is being worked on while still in its infancy. Please forward your …

Probiotics and Prebiotics: mystery solved

August 20th, 2020


You hear about Probiotics but don’t know what kind, how much and when to take it. Then now we hear about pre-biotics and symbiotic!! This episode will take away the mystery for good. Please direct your comments, …

Breath and Posture

August 13th, 2020


We all want to have better posture and go to the gym or buy devices to help us with that. The missed foundational piece is the role of breathing on …

Relationship between Covid, sense of smell, Zinc and how to safeguard yourself.

August 6th, 2020


Covid seems to have many faces but Zinc seems to be among all treatment approaches. Learn why that is, why some people experience a decline in their sense of taste and smell and how use this info. to safeguard yourself. …

How you are scammed through science

July 30th, 2020


If it is not duplicated through science it is not true! Such and such claim is invalid because we can not duplicate it scientifically! This and that are true and scientifically proven! These are some of what we hear and …

How to tell what food is right for you?

July 23rd, 2020


If you have ever wondered how to figure out what food is the right for you, this episode is a must listen to. Atkins diet, Paleo diet, Vegetarian, Etc. are all examples if the fads and guess work that attract attention, …

Reconsider stretching and going to the gym

July 16th, 2020


We hear about working out and stretching as good things to do and here I am telling you otherwise. Learn why you should reconsider going to the gym …

Secret to a happy and healthy relationship: Interview with Todd Creager

July 9th, 2020


What does it take to have a healthy relationship and what should one do to rescue a sinking relationship is the interview with Todd Creager in this …

Alternative treatments for Chronic Pain

July 2nd, 2020


With Opioid epidemics, we can see the end result of medicine as the treatment for pain. In this episode, I interviewed Cindy Perlin, a licensed …

The Missed Nutrition in Depression

June 25th, 2020


What if instead of thinking of “brain chemistry” you thought of the “gut” chemistry? Would you still take psychiatric meds? How about Magnesium …

Health and Discrimination

June 18th, 2020


What do you think of when you hear the word discrimination? When do we draw the line? What if it comes to surgery and medical care? In this episode, my guest Ava, a fellow podcast host, and I explore some of the …

Pain types and what they mean

June 11th, 2020


Let’s explore the different types of pain and what they may mean. Learn how doctors’ line of questioning helps them identify the source of pain. Direct your questions, comments and suggestions to

All to know about cooking oil and milk

June 4th, 2020


With so many options and opinions being thrown at us from every direction, the episode dissects the truth about cooking oil options and milk. Let’s just say that it does not have to be complicated!! Please direct your …

Algae and why you should have it daily

May 28th, 2020


blue-green and Green algae is nothing new but did you know that Algae is a food group by itself? In my interview with Catharine Arnston, you will learn the ins and outs about Algea. Please direct your questions, …

Pets and COVID

May 21st, 2020


Should we be concerned about the Coronavirus and our pets? What should we look for if they can be affected? What pet owner should be more concerned? …

Sinus Infection and Pressure

May 14th, 2020


Taking meds when sinus infection seems to be ordinary but what can you do if you don’t want to take medicine or you are tired of getting it over and over. This episode is about the natural alternatives as well as the …

Immune boosting foods for common flu symptoms

May 7th, 2020


To boost the immune system, eating certain foods is necessary. This episode explores different food remedies for common symptoms of flu. Direct your questions and comments to and …

Government, privacy and Covid-19

April 30th, 2020


There is no doubt that Covid-19 has been tragic. It has caused a drastic economical drop in the US and the whole world but who would have thought …

Pregnancy and Childbirth, the American style!

April 23rd, 2020


The most natural thing about humans is childbirth and for some reason, we, in the United States of America have managed to create so much myth, fear and lies about it. Listen to this episode to hear why so much of our …

The truth about EMF

April 16th, 2020


Electromagnetic Field (EMF) has been a subject of controversy for a few decades now but we hear more now than ever before. Is it really bad and if …

Brain Detoxification and sleep

April 9th, 2020


Brain has its own system of detoxification which is most active when sleeping. Learn the in’s and out’s of brain detoxification and the things to do to provide optimal brain function.

Direct all questions and comments …

Do I need a Health Coach? Interview with Sarah Savino, LSW

April 2nd, 2020


In this episode, we learn the difference between a Health Coach and a Life Coach and how when struggling to make better food choices and lifestyle habits, having a Health Coach who can cater to your realistic goals and …

Water Fluoridation and why we need to stop it.: Interview with Paul Connett, PhD

March 26th, 2020


In this episode you learn how and why we started adding Fluoride to our drinking water and how politics plays a role in looking the other way to …

Digital Dementia: The dementia with no age boundaries

March 19th, 2020


Dementia is the shrinkage of the brain essentially and while we are used to associate it to elderly, Digital Dementia has no age boundaries. Learn that that is about, why you don't hear about it and how to avoid it. …

Tylenol a carcinogen? No way!

March 12th, 2020


Yes it shocked me to find out that Tylenol which is the common name for the drug Acetaminophenis associated with another drug named Phenacetin which …

Fibromyalgia: What you are missing

March 5th, 2020


In this episode, Dr. Ryan Shelton, ND and I explore the reason behind Fibromyalgia explained in detail, the natural treatment for it, how to identify if you have it and what life style modifications are needed to get …

German New Medicine: A new way of looking at sickness and disease-interview with Dr. Alvin De Leon

February 27th, 2020


German New Medicine (GNM) is based on the premise that we are Biological beings and every emotional conflict impacts us on a cellular level. With its …

What to know about Impossible Burger, Beyond Meat and fake meat

February 20th, 2020


You are a Vegetarian, you are environmentally conscious, you are against animal cruelty or you just want to be a part of the fad, this episode will …

The truth about Free Range eggs

February 13th, 2020


You hear about organic living but have no clue what all these labels mean. This episode dissects each label and its meaning and teaches you how to look for the scam. Direct your questions and comments to

Alzheimer’s do’s and don’ts: Interview with Dr. Ryan Shelton

February 6th, 2020


While you may carry Alzheimer’s genes, you are not doomed to get it later in life. Learn how to detect the subtle signs now, the nutritional aspect …

Sexual Violence and Waymakers: Interview with Sabrina Hughes

January 30th, 2020


Learn how sexual violence has no boundaries and involves all walks of life. Waymakers is a no-profit organization in Orange County that helps victims …

What to do about my Thyroid: Interview with Dr. Ryan Shelton

January 23rd, 2020


You are tired, have mental fogginess, seem to gain weight or simply can’t lose weight and you are now told to have hypothyroid or Hashimoto’s. Do you …

Why Depression?

January 16th, 2020


Learn how more than likely you are adding to your depression by taking anti-depression meds. Understand how the brain chemical imbalance is a theory and research shows how this THEORY started. Direct comments and …

Why we get pain and how to emotionally and nutritionally control it

January 9th, 2020


Why do we have pain and what does it serve? Learn how emotions play a role in how we perceive pain. Learn how to control its presence and intensity. …

The truth about Addiction: Interview with Dr. Adi Jaffe

January 2nd, 2020


There is so much stigma attached to addiction. Learn how addiction goes beyond the well known substance addiction and why one seeks addiction. Learn how to treat addictive behavior and where the current treatment fails. …

Secrets about Sleep

December 27th, 2019


Learn about Sleep and how the perception of insomnia or deep sleep can be confusing. Direct all questions to

LGBTQ: Life challenges for the community and those outside the community

December 19th, 2019


Is being a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and/or Queer person a decision? What are the challenges of this community? What are the challenges of those outside the community with the community’s wishes? Learn about the new …

How to starve CANCER with the right diet: Interview with Dominic D’Agostino, PhD

December 16th, 2019


Learn  how we can nourish ourselves while starving cancer cells and how there  is a right diet for most diseases. In this interview, Dr. D’Agostino …

Why pain returns despite Physical Therapy and Chiropractic (Functional Movement)

December 12th, 2019


All babies regardless of gender, nationality, religion, socio-economic level, etc. move the same way at each stage of their developmental movement. That’s because we are all born with the same inherit “apps” when it …

Postural Neurology and its role on chronic pain

November 28th, 2019


Learn how our brain has many functions and TWO GOALS. Using those two goals, I explore how it reconfigures its maps of doing certain tasks to …

How to save money on healthcare: Interview with Johnny Tsai, MD on Direct Primary Care

November 21st, 2019


Learn how a Growing number of Primary Care physicians are fed up with the “sick care” system that we have and practice medicine the way it was initially intended-caring for patients to get them well. Dr Tsai explores …

How your blood work up can be deceiving

November 14th, 2019


Your blood work up range is not the same throughout the country nor the same from a lab to a lab. In this episode you will learn how to read the report correctly.

What inspired this podcast?

November 7th, 2019


Why is it important to not stay quiet and be a bystander. This episode explains it all. No BS and no non-sense. ****Correction: United States- and NOT New Zealand- is the one with the most consumption of pharmaceutical …

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