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Endometriosis is a painful and dangerous condition that affects 10% of all menstruating women and causes 50% of all fertility issues. In this episode, we talk about:

--The 80% greater likelihood for a woman to suffer from Endometriosis if they have a female family member who suffers from it. And why a girl starting her period later reduces her chance of Endometriosis, as well as other health problems.

--The health benefits of exercise--especially jumping jacks!--in preventing Endometriosis, as well as early periods for young girls. And how higher body fat percentage increases risk of Endometriosis.  

--Why heavy periods indicate a woman probably has Endometriosis. And how pelvic pain indicates a 75% chance of Endometriosis.

--How autoimmune diseases such as Hashimoto's Disease, Graves' Disease, Addison's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, and Fibromyalgia increase your chances of having Endometriosis.

--Why the surgery for Endometriosis usually causes it to come back WORSE than it was before. And how the current medical options, such as birth control pills, aren't very effective.

--How hormonal imbalance is the biggest cause of Endometriosis. Plus, the role of a weakened immune system, higher inflammatory rate, and chemical toxicity (such as high Copper) in Endometriosis.

--The Structure-Function approach Dr. Prather uses in getting the body in proper balance so that the body itself can treat the Endometriosis. And the role thorough blood tests play in Dr. Prather's approach in getting to the root cause of Endometriosis.

--The story of a patient who had been through In Vitro Fertilization Therapy THREE times with no results, but became pregnant after Acupuncture helped eliminate the inflammation of Endometriosis. And why Dr. Prather says Acupuncture "has been shown to be one of the very best treatments for Endometriosis to reduce the inflammation".

--How Chiropractic care helps normalize the menstrual cycle and has helped the Endometriosis symptoms to "go completely away" for many patients Dr. Prather has treated.  

--How The Prather Practice tests "more thoroughly than almost anybody else" for hormone balance. And why the powerful hormone replacement therapies are only necessary in about 2% of the cases, while more natural approaches The Prather Practice uses are far more effective as they stimulate your body's own hormone production.




External CounterPulsation (ECP) Therapy is a safe, non-invasive solution for heart disease, America's #1 killer. In this episode, you'll discover:

--Why ECP Therapy is "like having a second heart" and how it helps the heart to function better.

--How ECP Therapy oxygenates the heart and gives your heart the benefit of five years of marathon training in just SEVEN WEEKS.

--The reason why Dr. Prather calls ECP Therapy the only hope for congestive heart failure, which has become "medical disaster".

--The incredible safety record of ECP Therapy without a single negative incident or injury reported to the FDA and with no negative side effects.

--How ECP Therapy helps reduce heart pain and helps patients to lower their medication needed for angina.

--Why ECP Therapy is able to open up collateral circulation and dormant arteries (and can even GROW new arteries).

--How the improved circulation and oxygenation from ECP Therapy improves all organ systems and helps with dementia, erectile dysfunction, and can reverse Type 2 diabetes.

--The five-part heart evaluation Dr. Prather recommends for every patient over 50.

--The stories of patients who went from over 90% blockage in their arteries to less than 10% blockage through ECP Therapy.

--Why many pro athletes and Olympians have incorporated ECP Therapy into their regimen to extend their careers and set new records.




Cavities are more than just a problem in your mouth, but an indicator of your overall health. In this episode, you'll learn:

--That a cavity is a hole in your tooth caused by an infection.

--The role of pH and bacteria in the development of cavities. And how amalgam dental fillings and stress make your mouth pH more acidic.

--That 80% of your immune system is in the gut (and the definition of "the gut" includes your mouth).

--How dentists were the first nutritionists and helped form the foundation of nutritional research. And how the first dentists would use diet and nutrition to regrow a damaged tooth instead of putting in fillings.

--Why Dr. Prather says pomegranate juice is "one of the best things" you can drink for the health of your teeth. Plus, other drink recommendations to substitute for unhealthy sodas.

--How probiotics can play a huge role in preventing cavities by properly balancing out your mouth flora. And why Dr. Prather says, "If things are off in the mouth, the whole digestive process does not work as it should."

--Why Xylitol is "one of the easiest and quickest" ways to help the health of your mouth and prevent cavities. Plus, how it is much more effective than Fluoride, as too much Fluoride in your system can cause problems such as Cancer.

--That a fiber-rich diet is the most proven way to lose weight, improves your nutrition, plus helps to change your mouth ph and promote good bacteria in your mouth.

--That high Copper and high Aluminum will cause cavities, especially in children. And how Vitamin D and Iodine are critical to the health of your teeth.

--How The Prather Practice uses Homeopathic Medicines and herbals for detoxification and the supplementation of minerals to improve your overall and dental health.




The use of Botox for cosmetic purposes is increasing, even among young people. But the risks of Botox to a person's health should not be ignored. In this episode, discover:

--How Botox comes from the Botulism Neurotoxin, which is putting a poison into the nervous system that cuts off the function of the nerves.

--That the strongest warning you can get for a pharmaceutical is called a "black box warning", which is how Botox is classified. And why it shouldn't be taken lightly or casually because people are dying from Botox.

--How Dr. Prather sees patients suffering from severe migraines, drooping of the eyes, TMJ, and a weakened immune system as a result of Botox injections. And why he believes we'll discover more problems in the future from Botox injections as the Neurotoxins remain in your body for life.

--The protocols you should seek out from a qualified physician if you decide to have Botox injections (instead of attending Botox parties with someone unqualified).

--The threat from Botox "knockoffs" with as many unregulated Botox procedures as regulated procedures happening.

--That Botox is ONLY approved by the FDA for wrinkles in the forehead, but is being used for a variety of things such as Cerebral Palsy, Migraines, and TMJ. And how children with Cerebral Palsy have died as a result of such use.

--The list of expected side-effects from Botox including dry mouth, pain, tiredness, headaches, and neck pain. Plus, the serious ones such as difficulty breathing or swallowing, loss of strength and muscle weakness throughout the body, blurred vision, change or loss of voice, and loss of bladder control.

--Safe and painless alternatives to Botox in Structure-Function Care for Torticollis and Migraines. And why Dr. Prather thinks Facial Acupuncture and types of Microcurrent treatments are more effective and permanent than Botox in reducing wrinkles.

--How Dr. Prather is disturbed to see salesmen in his office trying to convince him to do Botox injections as a Chiropractor.

--The danger of becoming a "Botox junkie". And why you should not have Botox done if you've recently had an antibiotic, have any immune system compromise, or taken an over-the-counter cold, flu, or sleep medicine.




In honor of Valentine's Day, this week's show focuses on Sexual Health. In this episode, you'll find out:

--How often is considered a healthy libido?

--Why sex plays a role in your overall health, and how sex affects your immune system.

--The reason why newlyweds can actually make each other sick (for up to 4 years!)

--Why monogamy is healthier for your immune system.

--How sex impacts your hormones and can promote healing and improved brain health.

--How men can lower their rate of prostate cancer. (And how a man's angle of erection can reveal a lot about his health).

--The natural, non-prescription answers for low libido and erectile dysfunction. (And why men who rely on drugs like Viagra probably have underlying health issues.)

--The impact of pornography on low libido and a decrease in sexual health. (Plus, how Structure/Function medicine can help with addiction issues, including pornography.)

--The STD that is a major cause of infertility and how a woman's sexual satisfaction improves fertility.



Studies show there is a health bonus from being married--longer life, fewer health issues, and faster recovery. In this episode, you'll learn:

--The percentage health increase that both men and women get from marriage (and which one gets the greatest benefit).

--The health benefits for married men (even positive neurological changes compared to single men).

--How the health benefit for women is more sensitive to the quality of a marriage.

--How to make your marriage work better (and which spouse studies show has a greater impact on the health and happiness of a marriage).

--The funny story that reveals why Dr. Prather is NOT allowed to do laundry. (Men, take notes!)

--The different expectations men and women have in marriage (and the importance of unconditional respect and unconditional love).

--How your underlying health issues can impact your marriage and relationships, including the balance of your hormones and nervous system.

--Why some patients claim their chiropractic adjustments help their relationships.

--The story of a patient who took an herbal supplement that boosted her libido and saved her marriage.

--How your sex life is a good indicator of your health and the health of your marriage.

--Why casual sexual relationships do not have the same health benefits of monogamy.



Heavy Metal Toxicity (such as Lead, Mercury, Arsenic, Cadmium, Aluminum, Beryllium, Cobalt, Copper, Nickel, Iron) can be the root cause of health problems that go undiagnosed by most doctors. In this episode, find out:

--That Heavy Metal Toxicity impacts a higher percentage of children (40% of all children) than adults. And the connection of Heavy Metal Toxicity to Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Learning Disabilities, Immune Compromise, Kidney Damage, and Liver Damage.

--How your well water, proximity to a farm or golf course, or employment in a factory can expose you to Heavy Metal Toxicity.

--How Arsenic can result in abnormal behavior as it changes how you think and your personality. And how Mary Todd Lincoln and Michael Jackson both had issues resulting from Heavy Metal Toxicity.

--That Aluminum Toxicity is common among children with Autism, Asperger's, and Learning Disabilities. And how Dr. Prather sees "a dramatic change" when they get those levels lowered.

--Why each individual dosage of a vaccine can contain different amounts of Heavy Metal Toxicity due to how vaccines are stored.

--How Aluminum is listed as a "non-toxic preservative" by the government, which has increased the amount of Aluminum we ingest. And how deodorants contain high levels of Aluminum, which has been connected to Dementia, Alzheimer's, Osteoporosis, and Arteriosclerosis.

--That high Copper can cause emotional issues, agitation, and hypersensitivity.

--Why Nickel Toxicity is usually associated with dental work. And the weakening of the heart muscle associated with Cobalt (which can come from working in automobile manufacturing).

--The Hair Analysis test you should have every year to determine if you have Heavy Metal Toxicity, and why you MUST make sure you are using a well-qualified lab that uses the latest technology to evaluate you. Plus, why Dr. Prather says the Chelation Challenge Test is inferior to the Hair Analysis Test.

--Why Chelation to remove Heavy Metals from the body is rarely recommended by Dr. Prather. And why Dr. Prather calls Homeopathy "a magic formula" for detoxification of Heavy Metals in a quicker and safer way with no side effects (and a 100% success rate!).

--How high levels of Manganese can produce the same symptoms of Parkinson's Disease.



Infertility affects 10% of all Americans, equally divided between men and women (and is growing worse). But Dr. Prather talks about a natural approach that has a success rate between 80-90%. In this episode, we talk about:

--Why Dr. Prather says the first approach to infertility should be focused on getting healthy before costly medical intervention like In Vitro Fertilization.

--How most of Dr. Prather's infertility success stories already went through all the medical interventions (unsuccessfully) and how damaging to health those infertility treatments can be.

--The diagnostics and lab tests Dr. Prather uses for infertile patients. Plus, why your gut health and your fat percentage are important indicators of your fertility.

--Why the top Infertility clinics are incorporating Acupuncture. And what Dr. Prather says are the two things Acupuncture does to help Infertility patients.

--How Chiropractic adjustments help fertility by balancing a woman's hormones and giving her a more regular menstrual cycle.

--Why the toxins in our environment today make young people more likely to suffer from infertility than previous generations.

--How the Structure-Function approach to Infertility that Dr. Prather uses causes patients to feel so much better in their overall health, while the conventional medical treatments can take a toll on a woman's body.

--The correlation between vitamin and minerals deficiencies to infertility.

--How Homeopathic Medicine helps target specific toxicities in the body that contribute to Infertility. And why Dr. Prather says this is an important treatment for his toughest cases.

--How birth control pills contribute to Infertility.



The HCG Diet is a short-term diet designed to burn fat and shed inches around your belly quickly. In this episode, you'll learn:

--How the HCG Diet is a way to work with your endocrine system to mimic pregnancy hormones that target the burning of fat. And how the HCG Diet boosts Testosterone for men.

--Why you need blood tests prior to doing the HCG Diet. And why you shouldn't be ordering it over the Internet.

--Why Dr. Prather says his focus is on "fat loss", not just weight loss that can include the loss of muscle.

--How the HCG Diet "reprograms the brain" to target the burning of fat instead of muscle. And how the diet targets fat "everywhere" on your body like "a little Pac-Man" eating up the fat.

--How the HCG Diet begins with a three-day "loading" phase of high-fat foods that will prevent you from being hungry as you enter into a low-calorie diet.

--Why a low-calorie diet can actually be damaging as it wIll lead to the loss of organ tissue. And why the medically-supervised HCG Diet is safe as it burns the "non-essential" fat of the body.

--The importance of hydration in the HCG Diet, particularly in helping your body to flush out toxins.

--That the HCG Diet actually reduces your biological age and makes you YOUNGER, normalizing liver enzymes and increasing kidney function.

--Why Dr. Prather says the HCG Diet is "one of the better cures" for Type II Diabetes. And the adjustment made in the program for diabetic patients.

--That you need to be careful with your makeup, your toothpaste, and your deodorant on the HCG Diet. And how coaching is "critical" to making the plan succeed by walking patients through these issues.



It's that time of year when resolutions turn to weight loss. And we have a proven weight loss plan to help you reach your goals. In this episode, you'll discover:

--The health risks associated with obesity, including the top two killers of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer.

--Why Body Mass Index (BMI) is not an accurate measurement. And the Body Composition Analysis that will give you an accurate (within 2%) measurement of your body fat percentage.

--The role of Vitamin D in your weight and how you'll automatically lose weight if your body has the correct Vitamin D level.

--That 95% of the people who diet end up heavier in five years than if they hadn't dieted at all. And why your fat percentage is more important than your weight.

--The DTS Weight Loss Initiative (Dedicate, Transform, and Succeed) at The Prather Practice and how it differs from other programs by being a medically-supervised program.

--How The DTS Weight Loss Initiative helps you to make a long-lasting lifestyle change.

--The different options available at DTS Weight Loss that are customized to your needs, from trimming that last five pounds to completely transforming your body.

--The HCG Diet that burns fat rapidly by mimicking hormones produced by pregnant women. And how it "resets" your hypothalamus to your body's new normal weight.

--The 7-day meal plans tailored to your tastes and cooking ability by our Nutritionist (who used to feed Payton Manning and the Denver Broncos!).

--The many kinds of body measurements taken throughout the DTS Weight Loss initiative to track your results, including your "phase angle" which measures the health and life of your cells.



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