The future of medicine NOW: Integrative Medicine. Long recognized for its central tenet of preventing or managing chronic disease through lifestyle changes, integrative medicine is our health’s first and best line of defense. Now is the time to take the next step to fortify your foundation by learning more. Join Dr Alina Olteanu and Dr Victoria Maizes, as they discuss how integrative medicine can set the foundation for health and increase our chances to stay healthy during these uncertain times. Dr. Victoria Maizes is Executive Director of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona where she is a Professor of Medicine and Public Health. Internationally recognized as a leader in integrative medicine, Dr Maizes is committed to helping individuals live healthier lives and pioneering change efforts that solve US health care system problems. Together with her team at the Center she created and implemented national educational programs that reach thousands of health professionals. A highly sought-after speaker, she is the editor of the Oxford University textbook Integrative Women’s Health and the author of Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Giving Birth to a Healthy Child. In 2009, she was named one of the world’s 25 intelligent optimists by ODE magazine. You can find more information about integrative medicine and Dr Alina Olteanu at www.wholechildtexas.com and Dr Victoria Maizes at https://integrativemedicine.arizona.edu
Episode #1 Healing Medicine with Dr. Andrew Weil & Dr. Victoria Maizes
Body of Wonder
Dr. Andrew Weil is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. His philosophy is centered on a healing-oriented approach to healthcare which encompasses the body, mind, and spirit. So, what is integrative medicine? How does it differ from conventional medicine? In the new series, Body of Wonder, Dr. Weil and internationally recognized integrative leader, author, and women's health expert, Dr. Victoria Maizes will discuss integrative medicine with thought-provoking researchers, authors, and doctors. For two decades, Weil and Maizes have led a training program at the University of Arizona. Today, 2,000 healthcare practitioners have completed the integrative training Fellowship and continue to apply the knowledge in their care of patients across the world, develop clinical research, author medical text books, and more. In this episode, Andrew and Victoria discuss the early years of training practitioners in the new field of medicine. That story begins with an unexpected stop in the desert.
PP# 162: Want to have a healthy baby someday? Here’s stuff you need to know. With Dr. Victoria Maizes
The Period Party
Dr. Victoria Maizes, the Executive Director of the Weil Center for Integrative Medicine and a Professor of Medicine, Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Arizona. Internationally recognized as a leader in integrative medicine, Dr. Maizes is committed to helping individuals live healthier lives and she is the author of Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Giving Birth to a Healthy Child. In this episode, we talk about how IVF and egg freezing are lousy insurance policies, why age is such a critical factor for fertility, what you can do to have the healthiest baby possible, how to incorporate healthier choices in your day to day life, and so much more! To learn more about Dr. Victoria Maizes, visit the show notes.
For the couples trying to conceive, this podcast is for you! Dr. Victoria Maizes is the Executive Director of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and a Professor of Medicine, Family and Community Medicine and Public Health, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Interviewing Victoria, author of Be Fruitful, the pregnancy book that I actually used was so exciting! On the podcast, you'll hear all about: How to maximize your fertility What foods to avoid for conception Her favorite free meditation apps In this episode, you’ll hear about: Who is Victoria Maizes? (2:10) What is integrative medicine & how can it help your pregnancy? (3:20) How you can maximize your fertility (5:07) Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Giving Birth to a Healthy Child book by Victoria Maizes Proven natural ways to improve your rate of conception (8:03) Difference between folic acid + folate acid (10:20) Vitamins, diet, and environmental factors that affect your fertility (12:26) Stress and fertility (21:30) Insight Timer Meditation App Headspace Meditation App Calm Meditation App Find her book at your library or on Amazon. Learn more about her at VictoriaMaizesMD.com, Twitter, and through the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.
Fearless Parent Radio - Infertility Medicine with Dr. Victoria Maizes - 03/12/14
Fearless Parent Radio
The emotional and financial toll of infertility is overwhelming. Couples report feelings of frustration, shame, social isolation, jealousy, and exhaustion. Ten to fifteen percent of US couples are infertile. What can we learn from the best information available today on infertility? What are the major drivers of infertility? Are there natural strategies? Can couples improve their prospects for conception through lifestyle changes? How about supplements? What do traditional medicine practices have to teach us? Three changes to make today if you are looking to conceive this year. Kelly Brogan, MD engages infertility expert Victoria Maizes in a candid, evidence-based discussion on the various ways women can prepare their bodies and minds for a healthy conception, pregnancy, and birth. Victoria Maizes, MD is the Executive Director of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and a Professor of Medicine, Family and Community Medicine and Public Health, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She is a recognized leader in integrative medicine and lectures worldwide to academic and community audiences. A graduate of Barnard College, she received her medical degree from UCSF College of Medicine, completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Missouri, and her Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. ODE magazine named Victoria one of the world’s 25 intelligent optimists in 2009. In 2010, she co-edited Integrative Women’s Health, published by the Oxford University Press. Her newest book is Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Giving Birth to a Healthy Child (Scribner, 2013).
Be Fruitful: Enhancing Fertility with Dr. Victoria Maizes
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The increase in environmental toxins, processed foods, and stress, as well as the advancing ages at which couples seek to have children, have made it more difficult for women to conceive. In Be Fruitful, Dr. Victoria Maizes, an expert on women’s health and the executive director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, delivers all the information women and their partners need in order to conceive with ease and confidence, and to bear healthy children. Warm, friendly, and hands-on, Be Fruitful offers a comprehensive self-assessment to help identify any potential physical, emotional, and practical roadblocks that may interfere with conception, as well as clear and easy-to-follow dietary, supplemental, and exercise recommendations proven to increase optimal fertility.