Move Daily Health Podcast Episode 013: Let’s Talk Functional Medicine, with Dr. Sharon Kelly
Move Daily Health Podcast
Do you suffer from low energy? Have you struggled to find the cause of an underlying health problem? In today's episode we talk to Dr. Sharon Kelly, a Naturopathic Doctor and Functional Medicine Practitioner with a true focus on preventative medicine.Sharon has been in practice for over 14 years and specializes in Environmental Medicine, diagnosing and treating difficult but common problems like mold and mycotoxin illness. If something isn't right with your health but you can't seem to find the answer, be sure to tune in as Sharon discusses how she helps her clients find the "Why?" behind their symptoms.Show Notes:0:00 – Who is Sharon Kelly?3:25 – What is Functional Medicine?4:30 – How Functional Medicine fits within the modern Healthcare system, and the value of of a team-based approach across Healthcare professions.8:20 – The two most common categories of ailments seen in Sharon’s patient population:- Infection & detoxification9:30 – We dive in major environmental impacts, notably mold toxicity.10:25 – How to know if you're suffering from mold toxicity, and how & why it can affect people differently.12:35 – We discuss how people on the Hypermobility spectrum can be more susceptible to mold and other environmental factors.15:35 – How do people become affected by mold toxicity?- Food (grains) & water-damaged buildings17:20 – Did you know that raw cashews are poisonous? Dain didn’t until a few weeks ago…18:55 – Sharon outlines her approach with patients:- Minimal supplements, minimal inputs, and food as medicine.20:40 – Why Sharon doesn’t like to eliminate many foods from the diet:- Immune system tolerance to food vs. food composition itself21:40 – Don’t take away SOUL FOODS! How elimination diets can negatively impact the nervous systems and overall health.22:35 – The value of understanding the “Why” behind treatment recommendations23:40 – We discuss the value of CONTEXT in discerning the right information to apply to your own personal circumstances25:10 – Sharon elaborates on why dietary diversity is important for immune function30:15 – We chat about supplements (namely those for energy) and again the value of context therein34:55 – Sharon touches on how chronic stress suppresses immune function- You have to impact the stressor itself, impact the impact of the stressor, or detoxify the stress hormones themselves.37:25 – We revisit the importance of understanding the “Why” behind symptoms, and how this is key to managing overall daily stress.41:25 – Some advice around stress management and optimizing digestive health45:25 – Sharon’s book recommendations:- The Body Keeps the Score, by Bessel van der Kolk- Toxic, by Neil Nathan- Game Changers, by Dave Asprey- Dare to Lead, by Brene Brown47:05 – Sharon’s daily non-negotiable self-care tool: Gratitude.49:00 – Sharon’s one piece of advice to help you with your wellbeing: Be very aware of the feelings that drive your daily decision-making, because these decisions dictate the stimulus received by your genetics, and this interaction dictates your health and well-being.51:00 – Where you can find Sharon.More about Dr. Sharon Kelly:Dr. Sharon Kelly is a Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner. The founder of the Bayview Natural Health Clinic, Sharon has been in family practice in Toronto for over 14 years. Her special interest is preventative medicine, which involves looking for and address the underlying cause of disease, rather than just relieving the symptoms.Sharon attained certification in Mind Body Medicine from the Bensen-Henry Institute (BHI) at the Harvard Medical School. The MHI mission is to fully integrate mind-body medicine into mainstream health care by means of rigorous, evidence-based research and clinical application of the work. Sharon is also certified in Functional Medicine.
Ep. 9 - An Accountant's Insight: How to Budget For Your Refresh with Sharon Kelly
She Hit Refresh
Are you a planner? Some people have no problem leaping into the unknown on a whim while others need a detailed plan before committing to change. We have quite a few planners in the She Hit Refresh group and we often get asked for advice on how to budget for a refresh. Recently I met the perfect person to help us out with this topic! In today's episode I interview fellow refresher, Sharon Kelly. I met Sharon through the She Hit Refresh community and actually got to meet her in person in Madrid during her two year trip around the world! Sharon is an accountant and has worked in finance for 25 years, most recently in strategic planning and analysis. She used her knowledge and love of numbers to meticulously plan out her refresh - before, during, and after. Listen in as she gives us insight into: - Her own planning process and how she crunched the numbers - Quitting her job and selling her house - How she decided on two years of travel - What expenses she planned for - If she still has a source of income - What happened to her retirement account - What does a break like this do to your career If you'd like to learn more about Sharon's personal story, check her out in our Featured Female series on our site. Don't miss her guest piece on How to Gracefully Quite Your Job. Follow her on Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and on her Blog. Where to find She Hit Refresh: Join our Facebook Group, get more tips and advice on how to hit refresh on our blog, and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Sharon Kelly / Colleen Brennan: From Soft to Hard – Podcast 51
The Rialto Report
Sharon Kelly's career straddled two eras - from mid 70s sexploitation to 1980s hardcore as Colleen Brennan. The post Sharon Kelly / Colleen Brennan: From Soft to Hard – Podcast 51 appeared first on The Rialto Report.