Straight Facts About Supplements

June 23, 2017

Aired Friday, 23 June 2017, 7:00 PM ET

Straight Facts About Supplements

Our special guest, Dr. Tod Cooperman, a noted researcher and commentator on consumer healthcare issues and President of, brings us the straight facts on some popular supplements such as Vitamin D, Calcium, Magnesium, Fish Oils, Folate, Melatonin and more. In this episode, Dr. Cooperman shares details I have never heard before like:

~ Why knowing a fat soluble vitamin from a water soluble vitamin is so important,

~ How one out of 4 supplements you buy may not meet minimum standards,

~ The shocking details about the RDA for folic acid and prenatal vitamins,

~ What you need to know about those mega-dose supplements,

~ And that they squeeze fish to get fish oil… and so much more!

Dr. Cooperman provides us with a deeper understanding of how supplements are produced, tested and some of the assumptions, misconceptions, and realities of supplements. I know you too will come away like I did, saying “WOW… why didn’t I know that…”.

Learn more about Dr. Tod Cooperman at and listen to this intriguing episode Friday, June 23rd at 7 PM ET.

The Red Flags of Autoimmune and Other Autoimmune A-HA Moments

June 16, 2017

Aired Friday, 16 June 2017, 7:00 PM ET

The Red Flags of Autoimmune and Other Autoimmune A-HA Moments

Join your host, Sharon Sayler as she welcomes Dr. Vikki Petersen, founder of the renowned Root Cause Medical Clinic in Sunnyvale, California ( Dr. Vikki will share the early warning signs of autoimmune and other fascinating things you probably don’t know about autoimmune such as:

~ Why the gut is called your ‘second brain,’

~ How sex hormones play into your autoimmune condition,

~ What happens to your body with food sensitivities including gluten intolerance,

~ Discover the red flags of autoimmune and why you should know about zonulin,

~ Plus much more…

Dr. Vikki Petersen is a Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified Clinical Nutritionist and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner. I know you will be as amazed as I am with Dr. Vikki and her expertise into the root causes of autoimmune and what to do instead. Her easy to understand metaphors help us understand exactly how autoimmune happens and what to do to control and even reverse an autoimmune condition. Learn more about Dr. Peterson at:

How to Find Your Way Out of Pain Without Pills

June 9, 2017

Aired Friday, 9 June 2017, 7:00 PM ET

How to Find Your Way Out of Pain Without Pills

With many autoimmune conditions, chronic pain comes along for the ride… and the last thing many of us want to do is pop another pill… What if you could control your pain, without pills with minimal to no side effects?

We have two special guests for this episode of The Autoimmune Hour, that will answer that question and much more, they are alternative pain specialists Dr. Joe Tatta, DPT, CNN and Roberta Mittman, Licensed Acupuncturist, and they will share with us:

~ Why pain, in part, may just be ‘all in your head,’
~ What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?,
~ How pain is a sensory and emotional experience,
~ Acute pain vs. chronic pain,
~ Techniques that work to stop pain without pills,
~ And simple ways to quiet your “Harm-Alarm.”
~ Plus so much more…

One thing I’ve discovered through my autoimmune healing journey is that it’s a physical, emotional, and mind-healing that needs to happen. And, “Oh, those mind games that we can play…! Listen in as we explore using our own “mind-games” and other methods to heal and stop pain in its tracks. Join me, your host, Sharon Sayler, for this powerful, important episode with Dr. Joe Tatta, DPT, CNN and Roberta Mittman, Licensed Acupuncturist on Friday, June 9th at 7 PM ET.

Three Cosmic Tools to Break a Cycle of Suffering

June 2, 2017

Aired Friday, 2 June 2017, 7:00 PM ET

Three Cosmic Tools to Break a Cycle of Suffering

Sharon Sayler, your host for The Autoimmune Hour welcomes Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tanya Gee. Dr. Tanya shares why a good laugh and a good cry are good medicine and how the laws of nature apply to healing the human body. We explore the body, mind, emotion, and spirit connection as an integrated whole, rather that disconnected parts to be treated separately.

Dr. Tanya shares with us:

~ How the mind, body, emotional, spirit connection affects your health,

~ Ways to be aware of how you are ‘being’ in this world, and how the ‘Peace Pause’ quickly brings your nervous system into a place of calm,

~ A powerful ‘Release from Self Anguish’ exercise and letting go to only love,

~ Easy ways to cultivate states of love and gratitude – the basis for healing.

~ Plus, so much more in this information-packed chat…

Dr. Tanya Gee inspires her patients to seek health and wellness through the holistic practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). As a graduate of the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Vancouver, BC, she completed her post-graduate studies and clinical practice in Hefei and Shanghai, China. Dr. Tanya holds the highest rank of her profession in the Province of British Columbia as a Registered Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Learn more about Dr. Tanya Gee at:

Listen to our fascinating and informative interview live Friday, June 2, at 7 PM ET and later in podcast.

‘I Did It My Way’ - Two Women Share How They Healed Themselves From Life-Threatening Disease

May 26, 2017

Aired Friday, 26 May 2017, 7:00 PM ET

‘I Did It My Way’ - Two Women Share How They Healed Themselves From Life-Threatening Disease

Sharon Sayler, your host for The Autoimmune Hour, welcomes the songstress Sheena Grobb and author Annie Pool, who proudly proclaim my favorite title ‘Thrivers”, not just survivors. We will hear how they uniquely created their personal success stories as we explore self-care, self-love, and self-forgiveness.

Sheena Grobb, a songbird from the age of two, songwriter at ten, the acclaimed singer/songwriter, and health coach Sheena Grobb shares how she learned to strengthen and support her complete self.

After being told “You have MS” at age 16, she developed her own system to regain her health by alleviating her hidden stressors. Sheena shares how she discovered ways to move through the complex language of emotions and a simple technique to uncover and remove ‘stuck emotions.’

Next, Annie Pool, author of the book, “Passport to Life: How I Overcame Incurable Cancer Through the Power of Travel,” shares how she turned an insurmountable obstacle into an opportunity by changing her incurable cancer diagnosis into a passport for life.

Today, Annie is completely cancer-free and she shares how to create happiness and peace of mind regardless of what else is happening. Plus simple ways to quickly change your mood and start living your best life now.

Is Ruminating the Past or Fretting the Future Keeping You From Healing?

May 19, 2017

Aired Friday, 19 May 2017, 7:00 PM ET

Is Ruminating the Past or Fretting the Future Keeping You From Healing?

Many of us have discovered that a complete healing process requires we examine our current habits, actions, and beliefs and ask our self; “In what ways, am I keeping my self from fully healing?”

In this captivating interview, Pamela Sylvan, the Mojo Maker, suggests that radical gratitude and present moment truths are two ways to ‘let go’ of things that keep us from enjoying life and keep the body from healing. She also shares with us from her long career helping others ‘spiral up’ their personal power (mojo), amplify their presence, and make an impact on the world as a change-maker:

~ How to connect to the safety of the present moment;
~ Steps to stop tripping into fear, ruminating the past or fretting the future;
~ Simple tips to integrate healing with Radical Gratitude and Present Moment Truths.

Plus, easy actions to embrace “full-throttle-living” regardless of your current state. Learn more about Pamela Sylvan at and join Sharon Sayler, your host for The Autoimmune Hour on Life Interrupted Radio to discover the healing power of letting go to stay in the present moment.

Sometimes There Is No Silver Lining - What Then…?

May 12, 2017

Aired Friday, 12 May 2017, 7:00 PM ET

Sometimes There Is No Silver Lining - What Then…?

I know when I got my diagnosis, I had a profound sense of loss and a period of grief… and loss is a topic we don’t give enough voice to according to this week’s guest expert, compassion and grief expert Laura Jack.

In this transformational episode, Laura Jack, a trainer for the Grief Recovery Institute®, Mastery Level Transformational Life Coach, and author of the forthcoming book The Compassion Code: How to say the right thing when the wrong thing happens will share with us the practices of self-care and self-love, what to do when you are stuck in loss and how to develop a deeper understanding of loss (including the loss of your health) and its accompanying grief. She also will share with us:

~ How to rediscover your light after a loss.
~ Ways not to get stuck in a pity pit
~ What happens when you pretend you’re fine
~ How to be okay even while you are falling apart.
~ And the power of ‘acknowledge and not fix’ plus so much more….

Learn more about Laura at and discover the healing power of self-compassion and compassion for others with Laura Jack and Sharon Sayler, your host for The Autoimmune Hour on Life Interrupted Radio.

Maybe It’s Not All In Your Head! The Stress Illness Solution

May 5, 2017

Aired Friday, 5 May 2017, 7:00 PM ET

Maybe It’s Not All In Your Head! The Stress Illness Solution

Argh! You know something’s wrong, but all your tests are “normal?”

Are they telling you to “just calm down…?” Yet, you know it’s not all in your head…it really hurts!

In this fascinating interview, Dr. David Clarke will offer his stress illness solution based on his lifetime of dedicated work and wisdom from his book “They Can’t Find Anything Wrong!” He will also share from his detailed interviews with over 7000 patients whose pain or other symptoms were not explained by traditional diagnostic tests.

Join me, Sharon Sayler, your host for The Autoimmune Hour as we find out:

~ How long-hidden effects from stress including adverse childhood experiences can harm your health now

~ How physical unexplained symptoms can result from the brain sending “trapped emotions” into the body now and what to do about it.

~ How current medical treatments have a few blind spots that can keep you subjected to unnecessary tests and unsuitable treatments

~ And tips to start the healing process quickly through “self-exploratory” techniques.

Learn more about Dr. David Clarke and his book They Can’t Find Anything Wrong! at:

Why You Have Autoimmune and What To Do Instead

April 28, 2017

Aired Friday, 28 April 2017, 7:00 PM ET

Why You Have Autoimmune and What To Do Instead

In this provocative interview, Dr. Thomas O’Bryan, author of the bestseller “The Autoimmune Fix” and producer of the docu-series “Betrayal: The Autoimmune Disease Solution They’re Not Telling You” brings his great sense of humor and ‘take-no-prisoners’ down-to-earth approach to why you have autoimmune and what to do instead.

Just a few of the many take-aways you’ll get are:

~ Why what you are probably being told to do now won’t help you heal.

~ How to remove resistance, redirect energy, and let yourself flow towards healing.

~ Why your symptoms were not the first manifestation of your problem, they are one of the last.

~ Why the way we think about healthcare is wrong, and what to do instead.

Plus so, so, much more… This interview is not to be missed! Dr. Thomas O’Bryan ( is considered one of the world’s foremost guides to understanding chronic disease and metabolic disorders including the whole spectrum of autoimmune and he shares his wisdom freely for us all. He always has me learning (and laughing)… so, join me to find out among other things why “You can’t make lemonade out of prunes…” and what to do instead.

Five Hormone Hacks to Help You Heal from Autoimmune

April 21, 2017

Aired Friday, 21 April 2017, 7:00 PM ET

Five Hormone Hacks to Help You Heal from Autoimmune

All too often with autoimmune your hormones (and other vital systems) are severely disrupted. On this informative episode of The Autoimmune Hour, Dr. Sarah Ballantyne (a.k.a. The Paleo Mom) joins us to share far more than paleo tips!

In this information packed interview you will discover how to:

~ Train your hormones to “behave” and cycle properly.

~ Improve your ability to fall asleep fast and stay asleep.

~ Manage pain and increase your mental clarity and focus

~ Build your body and immune system’s resilience

~ Discover what foods you are sensitive to and what to do when you do… plus so much more.

About the Guest: Dr. Sarah Ballantyne

Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. (a.k.a. The Paleo Mom) is the blogger behind the award-winning blog, cohost of the top-rated and syndicated The Paleo View podcast, and New York Times Bestselling author of The Paleo Approach, The Paleo Approach Cookbook, and The Healing Kitchen.

Dr. Sarah is passionate about scientific literacy and has the uncanny knack for distilling scientific concepts into straightforward and accessible explanations. As a scientist both by training and by nature, Sarah is deeply interested in understanding how the foods we eat interact with our gut barriers, immune systems, and hormones to influence health. Her curiosity goes further than just our diet; she is genuinely interested in lifestyle factors like sleep, stress, and activity on which she shares her wisdom freely on this episode.