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Modern technology devices can be a wonderful source of accessing information and connecting with the people we love.  But too much screen time is rapidly becoming a source of many health problems  In this episode, find out:

—How "text neck" is literally causing HORNS to grow on the skulls of young people, which was never seen prior to the last five years.

—Why text neck is causing teenagers to have issues associated with aging, such as senility and balance issues.

—The number of hours the average teenager spends on their mobile devices daily.  Plus, how teens actually have panic attacks if they are separated from their devices.

—The shocking number of all teenagers who are on psychiatric prescription drugs today compared with teenagers in the 1970's.

—How the blue screen of modern technology devices causes poor sleep and insomnia.

—The approach Dr. Prather advises parents to take in order to protect their children from the dangers of too much screen time.

—How big corporations know 50,000 points of information about you to exploit.  And which social media platform reveals the MOST about you to marketers.

—Why erectile dysfunction in young men (18-30) was previously unheard of, but now affects 28% of young men.

—The way online pornography is "more addictive than any drug".  And the huge percentage of men who are now considered addicted to online pornography.

—Why too much screen time has been shown to divert 25% of young men from achieving their goals.



Michael was a young radio talk show host unable to walk or talk after a battle with a brain tumor that included almost a year in an induced coma.  As a last-ditch effort to save his life, he was brought to The Prather Practice.  in this episode, you'll learn:

--How Dr. Prather being the only Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist in the state of Indiana was exactly what Michael needed.  And how the gentle Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic adjustment stopped a seizure in progress.

--Why Michael says the Auriculotherapy treatment at The Prather Practice was "amazing" in helping to stabilize and heal his neurological deterioration.

--The reason why Michael says the approach taken by Dr. Prather is "the most evidence-based” health care he has ever received.

--About the Electrodermal Screening (EDS) technology used to eliminate the guesswork when recommending products from the natural pharmacy at The Prather Practice.  

--How Michael had an eye surgery CANCELLED after four acupuncture treatments from Dr. Prather made the surgery unnecessary. 



This is the time of year for New Year's Resolutions.  But how do we turn those resolutions into achieved goals?  In this episode, we talk about:

—The difference between a resolution and a goal.

—How high achievers treat goals according to one Harvard University study.

—The six different categories of goal setting that Dr. Prather uses in his own life.

—How 95% of those who diet end up worse off compared to when they started.

—Why Dr. Prather says a medical approach to weight loss is key to achieving a weight loss that loses fat, not muscle.

—The role food sensitivities and food allergies play in causing us to retain unwanted weight.  And the genetic hair analysis that Dr. Prather uses to determine the foods a patient should avoid for optimal health and for weight loss.

—One of "the most proven therapies in the world" that helps people to stop smoking.  And the story of a patient who told Dr. Prather he should put this treatment on billboards after he tried everything else.

—Why those who are allergic to cigarette smoke are more likely to become addicted to smoking.

—How Homeopathy "is excellent" in helping people to quit smoking and stopping the addictive response.

—The five different categories of exercise that we need.  And the most important category of exercise that makes the biggest difference in our health.



As people go on diets, they often become more unhealthy. As people become more unhealthy, they gain weight. That's why studies show those on diets actually tend to gain more weight than those who are not on diets. In this episode, discover:

--The best way to measure weight (and it is NOT your scale).

--Why Dr. Prather does not recommend low-calorie diets to his patients.

--The health issues created by low-fat diets, and why ADDING certain types of fatty acids can help you LOSE weight.

--The danger of low-protein/high-carbohydrate and high-protein/low-carbohydrate diets.

--The 4 BALANCED diets Dr. Prather recommends that make you healthier and get you better results.

--What Dr. Prather calls the "guaranteed" way to lose weight (and why our ancestors had a 4 times higher intake of this essential item).

--The "Royal Court' trick to a healthy diet.

--The test that reveals what you should eat to achieve your normal weight and results in a 100% success rate.

--The shocking, man-made reason why gluten sensitivity is higher today.

--The importance of evaluating the health of your gut.


People get sicker, have more depression, put on weight, and have more injuries in the winter. In this episode, you'll learn:

--How lack of sun in winter impacts our immune system, our mood, our brain function, and our endocrine system.

--Why you live longer if you live in a harsher, northern climate when you're young and live in a warmer, southern climate when you're old.

--Why this is a good time to check your Vitamin D levels. And why you SHOULD NOT just take Vitamin D without getting blood work first (as too much Vitamin D can damage organs in your body).

--Why we gain weight in the winter (between 5 and 10 pounds on average for adults). And why'd we'd gain weight in the winter even if we ate the same amount of calories (which we don't).

--How our endocrine system is affected by colder weather. (And how our body "winterizes" itself.)

--The dietary changes that should be made in the winter to avoid weight gain. And one of the "guaranteed ways to lose weight".

--The favorite natural supplement Dr. Prather recommends in the winter that everyone should have in their medicine cabinet.

--Why infections increase during the winter. And the problem we now have due to antibiotic overuse. Plus, the number of times in your life you should have an antibiotic.

--The tool Dr. Prather uses to determine which supplement or product (out of thousands of possibilities) will work best for your body.

--How cholesterol lowering drugs make someone more susceptible to viruses.



Candida and Yeast overgrowth can cause mouth, vaginal, gut, lung, and systemic infections.  And it's also the root cause of a myriad of health issues that "can mimic almost anything".  In this episode, you'll find out:

—How coating on the tongue indicates mold and yeast growth and can indicate issues elsewhere in the body.  Plus, the symptoms of thrush, which is a yeast infection of the mouth.

—Why central Indiana and Indianapolis are endemic to Histoplasmosis.  And how the Histoplasmosis problem is connected to the story of how Indianapolis was built upon a swamp.

—How yeast overgrowth literally causes your body to decompose!

—Why yeast overgrowth in the gut is the source of yeast overgrowth elsewhere.  And how toenail fungus indicates a yeast problem elsewhere in the body.

—How yeast overgrowth can be the underlying root cause of many issues such as:  persistent fatigue, constipation, diarrhea, Colitis, abdominal pain, rectal pain, insomnia, ADD/ADHD, dementia, kidney/bladder infections, muscle aches and pains, arthritis, canker sores, sinus issues, and allergies, headaches, neuropathy, anxiety, and skin problems.

—The role of birth control pills in causing yeast infections.

—Why pharmaceutical prescription medications can actually encourage the growth and spread of yeast throughout the body on a long-term basis.  And the reason Dr. Prather says going after these infections with a natural approach is where you "get the best results".

—The incredible story about the teetotaler politician pulled over for drunk driving, when his "inebriation" was a result of a yeast infection.  And how Dr. Prather testified as a special authority on his behalf.

—The effectiveness of herbals in protecting the body from yeast overgrowth.  And "the number one killer of yeast and fungus" that is "a hundred times more effective" than any pharmaceutical out there.

—How The Prather Practice utilizes "the latest and greatest" probiotics backed by National Institutes of Health research to combat infections in the gut.  Plus, the only kind of butter that Dr. Prather uses, which helps to introduce short-chain fatty acids into the gut.



The people of the United States are extremely stressed, which is contributing to many health problems.  In this episode, you'll discover:

—How America is the most-stressed country.  And the shocking amount of money that is spent annually on America's stress problem.

—The numbers of Americans with stress and anxiety disorders (which is actually an under-diagnosed problem).  And how a majority of those in the younger generation have already been diagnosed with a mental illness.

—The "Refrigerator Rights" theory that reveals how many people we truly connect with in a close relationship.

—Why social media does not produce the same hormonal and emotional response that meeting people face-to-face does.

—How Dr. Prather says "this is not the same population" he dealt with when he began practice 35 years ago when it comes to stress and anxiety problems.  

—Why Structure-Function Health Care should always be your first-line of defense when combating stress, not pharmaceuticals.

—The role of touch and therapeutic massage in lowering stress and actually changing your bloodwork. And how Chiropractic helps relax the muscles and nerves, taking stress off of the body.

—How Acupuncture is being utilized to deal with trauma and PTSD.  And the Auriculotherapy treatment on the ear that is like "the keyboard to the brain" that  helps reverse the damage of trauma upon the brain. 

—Why changing your breathing changes your physiology, your pH, and your autonomic nervous system.  And why Dr. Prather says how deeply you breathe is "the best indicator" for how long you will live. (48:00)

—The way herbals and homeopathy help combat stress in a safe and natural way with no side-effects.  And why Dr. Prather says flower remedies are one of his "favorite things" to use for stress, even helping to get patients out of a catatonic state.




Diabetes is the fastest-growing disease in America.  35 million Americans have Diabetes, and about 80 million are pre-Diabetic.  In this episode, we talk about:

—Why Diabetes is a growing problem. And why this issue is unique to America.

—The (really gross!) story behind the name Diabetes and how the Ancient Greek doctors used to diagnose it.

—How Dr. Prather finds "there are more people who come into our office who are pre-Diabetic than aren't."

—The role of viruses like Coxsackie B in kicking off Type I Diabetes.

—The 3 P's of Diabetes symptoms to be aware of.  Plus, how weight loss is a "red flag" symptom of Diabetes...which is often caused by weight gain.

—How the nerves, the kidneys, and eyes are damaged by Diabetes.  And the increased risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer that come from Diabetes.

—The two reasons why the Millennial generation will be the first generation to not live longer than their parents.

—How Type II Diabetes  "HAS to be" dealt with through Structure-Function Health Care, while Disease Care is "totally worthless" in getting Type II Diabetes under control.

—Why herbals are "amazing" for dealing with Diabetes.  And the role Homeopathy plays in dealing with Diabetes, especially when dealing with children.

—The WORST food for Diabetes that increases blood sugar more than any other food.  And how fiber is "probably one of the best medicines" for Diabetes.

—How Vitamin utilization is decreased by Diabetes, while the need for Vitamins is increased by Diabetes in order to prevent damage to your body.  And why Chromium is described by Dr. Prather as a "magic" mineral for Diabetes.



December to February is the Flu season. As Dr. Prather says, getting the flu "is as easy as breathing". In this episode, you'll find out:

--What to expect for this year's flu season based upon early reports so far. Plus, how well the flu shot is expected to match up with this year's virus.

--The surprising time period in which you must take the major flu medications (Tamiflu and Relenza) for them to be effective or it's a "waste of time".

--The Structure/Function Health Care approach Dr. Prather uses to fight the flu by building up the patient's immune system. And the blood test you should have to determine the strength of your immune system.

--The shocking story of a patient whose left arm was paralyzed after getting a flu shot (and how Dr. Prather helped him).

--The LOW cholesterol number that weakens your cell walls and makes you more susceptible to viruses.

--How the gut makes up the most critical portion of the body's immune system.

--Why a balanced Copper/Zinc ratio helps you to fight bacteria and viruses.

--The role the lymphatic system plays in fighting off secondary bacterial infections (like pneumonia), which are the main cause of influenza deaths.

--The homeopathic hospitals that had less than a 10% death rate during the 1918 Spanish flu (while the disease care hospitals had a death rate of 90%). And the homeopathic product Dr. Prather suggests everyone have in their medicine cabinet to get over the flu quickly.

--The safe and extremely effective cough remedy you should have on hand (as opposed to cough syrups which have caused deaths in children).




Dr. Prather recommends that everyone have three very affordable lab tests every year that will reveal the state of your health. In this episode, find out:

--How anything that could go wrong with you shows up in The Prather Profile, an inexpensive, nationally-recognized blood profile that covers all the major systems in your body.  

--That the reference ranges listed on a lab tests are NOT the same as the optimal values for your health. And why Dr. Prather has to re-teach doctors and nurses how to look for that optimal range.

--How Dr. Prather has over 600 hours of reading blood tests in his training compared to the average Medical Doctor who only has 15 hours of reading blood tests in Medical school.

--Why Dr. Prather says you can get more information from a blood test than any other type of diagnostic.  

--How Dr. Prather interprets bloodwork differently in the Structure-Function Health Care model he practices than how doctors in the Disease Care model look at the labs.

--Why Dr. Prather says it's "very seldom" someone comes in with ideal blood tests.

--Why Hair Analysis is important to reveal the mineral and heavy metal levels in your body. Plus, how Dr. Prather has seen patients diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease have had all of their symptoms go away when the Hair Analysis revealed the true cause of their symptoms was Manganese toxicity.

--The importance of the G.I. Effects Stool kit in revealing your gut flora.

--Why Dr. Prather says the research that has been discovered on the gut by the National Institutes of Health "will change health care in America" since almost all autoimmune diseases, as well as cardiovascular disease and cancer, are affected by the gut.

--The reason why 80% of our immune system is in the gut. Plus, how ALL pharmaceuticals destroy your normal gut flora.



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