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Feel Freaking AmazingTM
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Live Like You Matter

Wendie Trubow, MD, MBA

Edward Levitan, MD

About the Feel Freaking AmazingTM Podcast

Live like you matter, ditch the pills, look great and feel FREAKING Amazing!

This podcast exists to inspire and empower you to live a long, healthy and happy life. Let’s. Get. Started! 

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ALL EPISODES

Demystifying Cannabis: Strains, Delivery Methods, and Dosing

With: Dr. Misha Kogan

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the complexity of cannabis extracts and cannabinoids, and not finding the right solution for your…

Jun 17, 2024

Preventing Alzheimer’s: A Holistic Approach to Improving Cognition

With: Dr. Heather Sandison

Discover the solution to reversing Alzheimer’s. Forget the pills and embrace a holistic approach that’s transforming lives. In this episode,…

Jun 10, 2024

The Mouth-Body Connection: How Oral Health Impacts Overall Wellness

With: Dr. Yuko Torigoe

Discover the link between oral health and overall well-being. In this episode, Dr. Yuko Torigoe, a biologic, holistic, and biomimetic…

Jun 03, 2024

Outsmarting Breast Cancer: An Integrative MD’s Guide to Prevention

With: Dr. Jenn Simmons

The link between breast cancer and everyday toxins in our environment is clear. In this episode, Dr. Jenn Simmons unveils…

May 20, 2024

Could Histamine Be Causing Your Symptoms?

With: Dr. Meg Mill

The common methods for healing your gut may be inadvertently aggravating your histamine intolerance. Dive into this eye-opening conversation with…

May 13, 2024

Prevent Bone Loss

With: Kevin Ellis

Simply walking may not be enough to improve your bone health. Even calcium and vitamin D may not be enough….

May 06, 2024

Repair Your Gut Microbiome with Food

With: Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum

Simple lifestyle changes can lead to a thriving gut microbiome. Learn the unconventional approach to prebiotics and the power of…

Apr 22, 2024

Navigating Menopause: Symptoms, Stages, and Holistic Support

With: Zora Benhamou

Want to navigate menopause with ease, resilience, and vitality? You might have been told to simply accept the symptoms and…

Apr 15, 2024

Beyond Diets: How Your Genes Reveal the Ideal Eating Plan for You

With: Dr. Sam Shay

Uncover the surprising genetic influences on your dietary needs and habits. Learn how your genetic makeup can impact your cravings,…

Apr 01, 2024

From Toxic Diet Culture to Food Peace

With: Dr. Will Cole

Uncover the key to improving gut health and overall well-being with this intriguing conversation about the connection between food, gut…

Mar 25, 2024

Zero Tolerance: Why There’s No Safe Exposure to Carcinogens

With: David Steinman

Everyday choices can impact your health and well-being. Uncover the antitoxic lifestyle, from the garden hose you use to the…

Mar 18, 2024

Suffering is Optional: Harmonize Your Hormones and Feel Like Yourself Again

With: Dr. Lorraine Maita

Learn the unexpected difference between bioidentical and synthetic hormones that could be the game-changer for your health. Many women are…

Mar 04, 2024

Start Your Day Stress-Free

With: Dr. Stephen Sideroff

If you’re feeling like you’ve tried every stress management technique out there, but still find yourself unable to cope, then…

Feb 26, 2024

How Glyphosate Is Damaging Your Health

With: Prof. Michael Antoniou

How can you reduce the potential harm from exposure to glyphosate-based herbicides? You may have been advised to simply wash…

Feb 19, 2024

Avoid Lead Exposure Risks You May Not Realize

With: Dr. Lyn Patrick

Preventing lead exposure by cleaning frequently and using water filters is only the start! Despite your best efforts, you and…

Feb 05, 2024

Unlocking Longevity: Transform Your Health with a Fasting Mimicking Diet

With: Dr. Joseph Antoun

If you’re feeling frustrated because you’ve tried countless diets and workouts, only to still struggle with your health, then you…

Jan 29, 2024

Achieve Optimal Mental Health

With: Dr. Miles Nichols

Do you want to experience a greater sense of mental clarity and emotional balance? You may have been told to…

Jan 22, 2024

Remove Your Mercury Amalgams

With: Dr. Yuko Torigoe

Remove mercury amalgams to start detoxing! Join holistic, biologic and biomimetic dentist, Dr. Yuko Torigoe, as she dives deep into…

Jan 08, 2024

Unlock Better Sleep and Hormone Balance

With: Dr. Deanna Minich

Are you struggling with sleep and hormone regulation? Discover the surprising benefits of melatonin supplementation and the importance of selecting…

Jan 01, 2024

Replace Routine Mammographic Screenings

With: Dr. Jenn Simmons

Mammography was not made to prevent cancer, and it may be doing you more harm than good! Join Philadelphia’s top…

Dec 25, 2023

Find High-Quality Olive Oil

With: Brandi Muilenburg

Harness the health benefits of olive oil! Join Brandi Muilenburg, a registered respiratory therapist, certified integrative nutritional health coach, functional…

Dec 11, 2023

Protect Your Immune System

With: Dr. Jeffrey Bland

Prevent further damage to your immune system! Join World-Renowned Nutritional Medicine Expert, Dr. Jeffrey Bland, as he breaks down the…

Dec 04, 2023

Detect Osteoporosis & Osteopenia Early

With: Kevin Ellis

Understand the tests for osteoporosis and better protect yourself against bone loss! Join Kevin Ellis, Forbes-featured Integrative Health Coach, podcaster,…

Nov 27, 2023

What is PCOS

With: Dr. Jennifer Roelands

Learn about PCOS and how to treat it to start feeling better! Join integrative medicine-trained OB/GYN, Dr. Jennifer Rolands, as…

Nov 13, 2023

Detox Your Mind-Body System

With: Dr. Issac Eliaz

Detox your mind and detox your body! Join Dr. Issac Eliaz as he sheds light on the ways our mental…

Nov 06, 2023

Balance Candida and Improve Your Gut Health

With: Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum

Reduce Candida overgrowth and balance your mycobiome! Join microbiome scientist, Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum, as he unravels the profound connection between…

Oct 30, 2023

5 Keys To Detox

With: Rachel Varga

Get rid of harmful toxins and detox your environment! Join BScN, RN, CANS, and Double Board Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist,…

Oct 16, 2023

Lower Your Alzheimer’s Risk

With: Dr. David Perlmutter

Improve your lifestyle and prevent Alzheimer’s! Join board-certified neurologist, Dr. David Perlmutter, as he dives deep into the importance of…

Oct 09, 2023

Manage Stress and Become Resilient

With: Dr. Stephen Sideroff

Change how stress impacts your life! Join the expert in resilience, stress management, addiction, neurofeedback, and longevity, Dr. Stephen Sideroff,…

Oct 02, 2023

EMF Detox and Tech Wellness

With: August Brice

Detox from tech toxins and start feeling better today! Join August Brice, Founder of Tech Wellness, EMF & Digital Wellness…

Sep 18, 2023

Heal the Gut-Brain Connection

With: Dr. Will Cole

Treat your brain to improve your gut! Join leading functional-medicine expert, Dr. Will Cole, as he breaks down the causes,…

Sep 04, 2023

Reduce the Toxins in Your House

With: Dr. Vivian Chen

Avoid toxins to start feeling better today! Join board-certified UK medical doctor, Vivian Chen, as she breaks down the science…

Aug 21, 2023

Reverse Pre-Diabetes with a Fasting-Mimicking Diet

With: Dr. Joseph Antoun

Reverse and prevent the damaging impacts of diabetes! Join CEO & Chairman of the Board of L-Nutra, Dr. Joseph Antoun,…

Aug 07, 2023

Spice Up your Lovemaking

With: Susan Bratton

Rekindle intimacy with your romantic partner today! Join intimacy expert, champion, and advocate, Susan Bratton as she breaks down how…

Jul 24, 2023

Heal Leaky Gut

With: Dr. Vincent Pedre

Achieve a healthy gut and start feeling better! Join Functional Medicine-Certified Practitioner, Dr. Vincent Pedre, as he breaks down the…

Jul 10, 2023

Make Meal Prep Quick and Easy

With: Stacie De Lucia

Build better meal prep habits and start living healthier now! Join Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Stacie De Lucia, as she discusses…

Jun 26, 2023

Explore the Myths of Melatonin

With: Dr. Deanna Minich

How much melatonin is too much? Join Dr. Deanna Minich, nutrition scientist, international lecturer, educator, and author, with over twenty…

Jun 12, 2023

Eliminate Acne & Restore Your Skin Health

With: Dr. Yug Varma

Achieve healthier and clear skin! Join Dr. Yug Varma, Cofounder & CEO of Phyla, the world’s most advanced probiotic acne…

May 29, 2023

Own Your Finances

With: Sharon Lechter

Beat the rat race and start making money work for you! Join internationally-recognized financial literacy expert, keynote speaker, and business…

May 15, 2023

Get the Right Treatment for Complex Conditions

With: Dr. Nafysa Parpia

Identify the different factors that play into complex health conditions and start feeling better! Join board-certified Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Nafysa…

May 01, 2023

Identify Neurodegeneration Early

With: Dr. Greg Eckel

Learn the early warning signs of neurodegenerative diseases! Join Dr. Greg Eckel as he takes a deep dive into neurodegeneration…

Apr 17, 2023

Optimize Your Brain

With: Dr. Patrick Porter

Use your neuroplasticity and think, sleep, and perform better! Join award-winning author, educator, consultant, entrepreneur, and speaker Dr. Patrick Porter,…

Apr 03, 2023

Medical Research & Advancements

With: Dr. Alessio Fasano

Learn about the latest medical advancements! Join Dr. Alessio Fasano, director of the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment at…

Mar 20, 2023

Rejuvenate Your Immune Health

With: Dr. Jeffrey Bland

Replace your damaged, older immune system cells with fresh, healthier ones! Join Dr. Jeffrey Bland, the father of functional medicine,…

Mar 06, 2023

Detox to Reverse Disease

With: Dr. Joseph Pizzorno

Get rid of toxins and start feeling better! Join Joseph Pizzorno, ND, a transformational leader in medicine, as he discusses…

Feb 20, 2023

Decrease Inflammation by Lowering Galectin 3

With: Dr. Isaac Eliaz

Reduce systemic damage and start feeling better! Join leading expert in integrative medicine, Dr. Isaac Eliaz, as he describes the…

Feb 06, 2023

Age Into Your Best Self

With: Dr. Deanna Minich

Learn the secret to a fulfilling longevity! Join internationally-recognized teacher, author, scientist, speaker, and artist, Dr. Deanna Minich, as she…

Jan 23, 2023

Lower Uric Acid to Prevent Degenerative Diseases

With: Dr. David Perlmutter

Live longer and healthier by reducing your uric acid levels! Join board-certified neurologist and five-time New York Times bestselling author…

Jan 09, 2023

Use Cannabis for Better Health

With: Dr. Misha Kogan

Start feeling like your best self with a Cannabis treatment plan! Join Dr. Misha Kogan, medical director of the George…

Dec 26, 2022

Find the Right Meditation for You

With: Dr. Andrew Newberg

Improve your life through meditation! Join Dr. Andrew Newberg as he breaks down neurotheology and the different ways meditation has…

Dec 12, 2022

Lower Your Risk for Cancer & Chronic Diseases

With: Dr. Greg Eckel

Reverse your biological age to thrive! Join Dr. Greg Eckel as he shares his years of knowledge and experience in…

Nov 28, 2022

Live Longer & Reverse Aging

With: Dr. Kara Fitzgerald

Stay younger for longer. Join Dr. Kara Fitzgerald, leading voice in the intersection of nutrition, epigenetics, and aging, as she…

Nov 14, 2022

Cook Once

With: Cassy Joy Garcia

Build the meal system that works for you! Join New York Times bestselling author and creative force behind Fed and…

Oct 31, 2022

Food Freedom and Life Boundaries

With: Melissa Urban

Be consistent with your diet even around family and friends! Join six-time New York Times Bestseller Melissa Urban as she…

Oct 17, 2022

Detox from Heavy Metals

With: Wendy Myers

Start planning for a long healthy life! Join detox expert Wendy Myers as she discusses the ins and outs of…

Oct 03, 2022

Prevent and Reduce Heart Disease

With: Dr. Joel Kahn

Reduce and reverse heart disease! Join practicing cardiologist and Clinical Professor of Medicine Dr. Joel Kahn as he shares his…

Sep 19, 2022

Reduce Autoimmunity

With: Dr. Alessio Fasano

Understand the relationship between the microbiome and autoimmune disease! Join Dr. Alessio Fasano, the director of the Center for Celiac…

Sep 05, 2022

Decrease Toxic Exposure and Become More Resilient

With: Dr. Joseph Pizzorno

Start battling diseases caused by chemical exposure and clean out your toxins! Join transformational leader in medicine Dr. Joseph Pizzorno…

Aug 22, 2022

Leverage Ketosis and Fasting to Reverse Disease

With: Ben Azadi

Explore the detoxification benefits and disease-reversing powers of Ketosis and intermittent fasting. Join the Health Detective, Ben Azadi, as he…

Aug 08, 2022

Use Difficult Challenges as an Opportunity

With: Dr. Patrick Hanaway

Inspire yourself to change before any serious diagnosis! Join board-certified family physician, Dr. Patrick Hanaway, through his journey with stage…

Jul 25, 2022

Catch Thyroid Disease Early

With: Dr. Eric Osansky

Learn the different triggers of Thyroid Diseases to have a longer, healthier life! Join chiropractor, clinical nutritionist, and certified functional…

Jul 11, 2022

Phytonutrients: the Key to Your Health

With: Dr. Deanna Minich

Get more varied micronutrients by eating the rainbow! Join nutrition researcher, educator, and functional medicine-trained clinician, Dr. Deanna Minich, as…

Jun 27, 2022

Try Keto for Optimal Health

With: Robert & Crystal Sikes

Burn fat and increase your energy with a Ketogenic lifestyle! Join competitive bodybuilder and fitness experts Robert and Crystal Sikes…

Jun 13, 2022

Experience a Graceful Perimenopause

With: Dr. Mariza Snyder

Put your hormone health first and relieve your symptoms of perimenopause. Join functional practitioner and women’s hormone expert Dr. Mariza…

May 30, 2022

Ditch PMS

With: Dr. Tabatha Barber

Reduce period pain and reverse symptoms of hormone imbalance. Join triple-board-certified physician, Dr. Tabatha Barber, as she discusses symptoms of…

May 19, 2022

Get Pregnant and Stay Pregnant

With: Kela Smith

Optimize for fertility by solving your hormone PUZZLE. Join certified functional nutritionist and wellness coach Kela Smith as she discusses…

May 19, 2022

Stay Healthy when Eating Out

With: Nicolette Richer

Increase life expectancy and reverse chronic degenerative illness even during social events. Join Nicolette Richer, Regenerative Medicine Educator and restaurant…

May 19, 2022

Re-energize from Chronic Fatigue & Long Haulers

With: Dr. Evan Hirsch

Recover your vitality no matter the cause with world-renowned fatigue & Long Haulers expert, Dr. Evan H. Hirsch. Listen to…

May 19, 2022

Reverse Depression-like Symptoms

With: Dr. Achina Stein

Explore the causes of symptoms of depression and learn what you can do to start feeling better, faster. Join American…

Mar 21, 2022

Start Living Clean

With: Lexi Davidson

Make better diet and lifestyle choices without feeling overwhelmed! Join the voice and personality behind Lexi’s Clean Living, Lexi Davidson,…

Mar 07, 2022

Feel Secure in Your Relationships

With: Paula Sacks

Work on your attachment style and improve your relationships! Join Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Attachment Specialist Paula Sacks as…

Feb 21, 2022

Lose Weight By Improving Your Leptin Sensitivity

With: Dr. Bindiya Gandhi

Leptin sensitivity could be the reason you can’t lose any more weight. Join Board-Certified Family Medicine Doctor Bindiya Gandhi as…

Feb 07, 2022

Heal Yourself Through Osteopathy

With: Dr. Bill Foley

Work with your body’s innate healing capacity to fight chronic conditions and more. Osteopathic Family Physician, Dr. Bill Foley, will…

Jan 24, 2022

Recover From Hypothyroidism’s Symptoms by Reversing Hashimoto’s

With: Dr. Anshul Gupta

Identify and reverse the health effects of Hashimoto’s and achieve a better quality of life! Join Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician…

Jan 11, 2022

Use the Right Supplements to Start Living Ageless

With: Michele Drielick

Discover what you can do against muscle loss, collagen breakdown, and more. Join Clinical Nutritionist, author, and educator Michele Drielick…

Dec 28, 2021

Reignite Intimacy And Sex Through Curiosity

With: Dr. Elliot Kronenfeld

Harness the power of communication in your relationship! Join licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Sex Therapist Dr. Elliot Kronenfeld…

Dec 15, 2021

Recognize, Prevent, and Recover from Anorexia and Other Eating Disorders

With: James Greenblatt, MD

Help your children avoid the scary effects of Anorexia. Functional Medical Psychiatrist Dr. James Greenblatt shares the causes, indicators, risk…

Dec 01, 2021

De-Stress Using Yoga and Meditation

With: Dr. Marianela Lavena

Train your brain for happiness no matter how old you are! Join 5 Journeys’ board-certified family doctor, Marianela Lavena, as…

Nov 17, 2021

Eat Healthy and Eco-Friendly Foods

With: Stacie De Lucia

The best food choices for your body are also the most eco-friendly options! Join 5 Journeys’ nutritionist, Stacie De Lucia,…

Oct 19, 2021

Start Your Journey to Better Health and Vitality

With: Wendie Trubow, MD, MBA and Edward Levitan, MD

Do you want to live a healthy, happy, and vibrant life? We’re here to help you! Join 5 Journeys’ hosts…

Oct 02, 2021

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Genova’s SIBO Profiles are non-invasive breath tests which capture exhaled hydrogen (H2) and methane (CH4) gases following patient ingestion of a lactulose solution to evaluate bacterial overgrowth of the small intestine

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This test evaluates the presence of harmful mycotoxins (toxins produced by molds).

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Glutathione for 1 week, then bath or sauna.

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This test evaluates the genetic profile for multiple health indicators. Click here for more information.

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$319

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No insurance accepted

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This company can test for lyme, babesia, bartonella and additional tick-borne illnesses. Click here for more information.

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WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test evaluates the presence of harmful mycotoxins (toxins produced by molds).

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Glutathione for 1 week, then bath or sauna.

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$299

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Alletess

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This test evaluates a wide range of environmental toxins that may be leading to harmful health effects.

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Urine

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Glutathione for 1 week, then bath or sauna.

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$199

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No insurance accepted $30 discount given if done with mycotoxins.
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Blood work for blood count, urinalysis and vitamin levels.

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Glyphosate (“Round Up”) is a pesticide that is widely used and this test indicates the body’s levels.

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Glutathione for 1 week, then bath or sauna.

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This test evaluates many measures including micronutrients, antioxidants, minerals, detox, overview of gut function, omegas and toxic exposure. Click here for more information.

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This test evaluates the gut function and indicates microbiome balance, overgrowth, infection, inflammation, parasites and digestive efficacy. Click here for more information.

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This test evaluates the full menstrual cycle, female hormones, and adrenal profile.

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$160-$329

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Depending on insurance coverage. Fully covered by Medicare.

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This test is specifically for a tick-borne illness called “Bartonella”.

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This test evaluates the presence of potentially harmful heavy metals stored in the body.  Click here for more information.

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Testing: $79 x2 paid to Doctor’s Data
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Not covered by Insurance
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This test measures saliva cortisol testing throughout the course of one day and informs us where there might be an adrenal imbalance.

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Saliva

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$80

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No insurance coverage

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This test is designed to look at food sensitivities (IgG immune responses). It is available in both a 99 or 184 panel. Click here for more information.

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$129-238

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