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EP 111 - Managing Anxiety: Why Your SSRI Won't Cut It

From the Show: Dr. Taz Show
Summary: Chronic stress and anxiety present more than mental and emotional symptoms--they can also prompt physiological responses.
Air Date: 12/18/18
Duration: 19:16
Host: Dr. Taz
Guest Bio: Ali Miller, RD, LD, CDE
Ali Miller is an integrative functional medicine practitioner with a background in naturopathic medicine. She is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, with a contagious passion for food as medicine developing clinical protocols and virtual programs using nutrients and food as the foundation of treatment. Her Food-As-Medicine philosophy is supported by up-to-date scientific research for a functional approach to healing the body.

Ali is a renowned expert in the ketogenic diet with over a decade of clinical results using a unique whole foods approach to a high fat low-carb protocol. Ali’s message has influenced millions through media with television segments, features in O!, Women's Health, and Prevention Magazine, her award winning podcast, Naturally Nourished, and within the medical community.

Ali’s expertise can be accessed through her website: www.alimillerRD.com offering her blog, podcasts, virtual learning, and access to her practice Naturally Nourished.
  • Book Title: The Anti-Anxiety Diet
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/alimillerRD
  • Guest Twitter Account: @AliMillerRD
EP 111 - Managing Anxiety: Why Your SSRI Won't Cut It
Stress and anxiety have become a regular occurrence in everyday life. From financial woes to relationship angst, there are no shortage of stress triggers.

Unfortunately, chronic stress and anxiety becomes more than just a mental or emotional condition. It can have a number of physiological results, such as leaky gut, food sensitivities, bloating, and an upset microbiome. Your body is constantly in reactive mode, which disrupts multiple systemic functions.

Rather than turn to prescription remedies, Ali Miller, RD, LD, CDE, prefers to take a more holistic approach. She utilizes a six-step approach in order to restore balance:

  1. Remove inflammation
  2. Reset the microbiome
  3. Repair the gut lining
  4. Restore micronutrients
  5. Rebound the adrenals
  6. Rebalance neurotransmitters
Miller also uses a ketogenic strategy for managing chronic stress and anxiety, which helps balance blood sugar levels and grounds mood and mindset.

Listen as Miller joins Dr. Taz to discuss her expertise in this area, as well as share highlights from her newest book, The Anti-Anxiety Diet: A Whole Body Program to Stop Racing Thoughts, Banish Worry and Live Panic-Free.
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