Vibrant-MD Podcast

Vibrant-MD Podcast

Hosted by: Heather Awad, MD

Weight Loss and Women's Health

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Episodes

97. Functional Fitness for Midlife and Beyond with Marcus Eckert

I think it's fair to say that we would all like to stay healthy, active, independent, and vibrant through midlife and far beyond into the later years of life. Because after all, what's not to love? It means being able...
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96. Building Healthy Habits with Dr. Lola Ashaye

This week on the Vibrant-MD Podcast, I'm thrilled to have had Dr. Lola Ashaye join me to talk about building healthy habits. Dr. Lola Ashaye is a primary care physician, double board certified in family medicine and...
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95. Obesity Medication vs. Lifestyle Modifications with Dr. Nikita Shah

Amongst all the hype surrounding some of the new obesity medications that have come out in recent years, and an emphasis on lifestyle modification to lose weight, it can be really hard for people thinking of starting...
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94. Stop Eating Your Anger with Dr. Arpita Gupta DePalma

Did you know that it takes somewhere between 90 seconds and 5 minutes to fully process an emotion? In this episode, with the help of Dr. Arpita Gupta DePalma, we're going to be looking at anger and how it shows up in...
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93. Ayurveda and Weight Loss w/ Dr. Rashmi Schramm

"You are already whole and complete as you are." Feel the power in those words and let them sink in. This idea of being whole and complete is central to the Ayurvedic arts, and when I first encountered it, I remember...
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92. Two Things to Avoid this Holiday Season

I like to think that the holiday season strolls in each year with the best of intentions, but without knowing, it usually brings some baggage that we could do without- especially those of us on our final weight loss...
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91. Ozempic, Wegovy, Mounjaro, oh my! With Dr. Lina Qazi

Do you think miracle drugs exist? I think most doctors (myself included) would say that they don't exist, but after hearing my guest, Dr. Lina Qazi, talk about some of the weight loss medications out on the market, we...
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90. Sitting, Dementia, and Weight Loss

"Sitting is the new smoking."  You've probably heard this before, and I'll admit that it's a bit provocative, but there is a lot of truth to the fact that sedentary lifestyles lead to greater risks of cardiovascular...
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89. Sleep for the 40+ Working Mom with Dr. Funke Afolabi-Brown

Sleep is not just a luxury. It's a biological necessity that keeps us going and allows us to operate at our best. As professional women with careers, families, and hobbies, it's so easy to forget this and let sleep...
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88. Urinary Urgency, Hydration, and Weight Loss

I'm sure you all have heard time and time again that it's important to drink water, and this seems obvious, right? It's the healthiest drink option and our bodies need it to perform their basic functions. But when it...
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87. Thyroid Problems or Menopause? with Dr. Anshul Gupta

In this episode, I had a great conversation with Dr. Anshul Gupta about reversing Hashimoto's Disease. Dr. Gupta is a best-selling author, speaker, researcher, and a world expert in Hashimoto’s disease. He is a...
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86. Hunger?

We can all define hunger with our words, but when it comes down to it, can we describe how it feels within our own bodies? As professional women, odds are that our worlds are constantly full of an abundance of food,...
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