This podcast is about walking you through many different perspectives on health conditions, symptoms, and solutions that can help you get from fatigued to fabulous. Dr. Shelena Lalji’s mission has always been to offer her patients and community the best of mental, physical and spiritual wellness. You can learn more about Dr. Shel and her wellness center (and schedule your telehealth appointment) at www.DrShel.com – we can support you no matter where you are in the world.


This podcast is a powerful and simple way to carry the wisdom of thought leaders from around the world in your pocket and continue to develop your own healing journey, every single day. So let the Journey begin!

Essential Oils for Improved Health | Jodi Sternoff Cohen

“What most people don’t realize is that most of our pharmaceutical drugs are derived from plants, it’s much more mainstream than people realize.”

In today’s podcast, I speak with the wonderful Jodi Cohen, a multiple best-selling author, award-winning journalist, and the founder of Vibrant Blue Oils. In addition to providing powerful and unique blends, Vibrant Blue Oils also educates humanity, synthesizing decades of leading scientific research to explain how essential oils can work to support the body and the brain. Get a bottle of Jodi’s Parasympathetic oil blend here.

Advancements in ALS Treatments | Merit Cudkowicz, MD

“We’re in a new age of ALS, there is hope, and there are options for you today.”

To honor ALS Awareness Month, this episode of Get Well with Dr. Shel features my good friend and one of my heroes, Dr. Merit Cudkowicz. She is the Director of the Sean M. Healey & AMG Center for ALS, Chief of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as the Director and the Julieanne Dorn Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. She has recently launched the first of its kind platform trial initiative in ALS, the HEALEY ALS Platform Trial, a program that will greatly accelerate therapy development in ALS. Please consider donating to the Healey Center or ALS Heroes to benefit further developments in ALS treatments.

Lyme Disease and Chronic Infections | Darin Ingels, ND

“Neurological diagnosis don’t really tell you why. You get the label, but we still need a deeper understanding of what that root cause is.”

On this episode Get Well with Dr. Shel, Dr. Shel speaks with Dr. Darin Ingels, a naturopathic doctor that specializes in Lyme disease. They discuss all things Lyme and Chronic Lyme, treatment protocols for a cure, and what chronic infections could be propagating your Lyme. Visit https://dariningelsnd.com/ for more of Dr. Darin!

Heal Yourself | Navigating Life

“Your body is a self-healing organism. By ignoring its natural self-repair process and entrusting a doctor immediately, you might be ignoring the very thing you need to heal.” 

On this solo episode of Get Well with Dr. Shel, Dr. Shel addresses the meaning behind self healing, if there’s purpose without passion, and tips for both healing yourself naturally: physically and emotionally.

Healing Hormones for Great Skin | Trevor Cates, ND

“Skin is our largest organ, and it’s right on the surface of our bodies; it’s a great outer reflection of our inner health.”

Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with Dr. Trevor Cates, an Amazon best-selling author of the book, Clean Skin From Within, and the first woman licensed as a naturopathic doctor in the state of California. Today they discuss the importance of understanding it’s not just about what you put in your body, but also what products you put on your body, that impact the health of your skin. Use code Save20 to get 20% off your next purchase at The Spa Dr.® store.

Heal Your Autoimmune Disease | Gabe Golden

“Symptoms are very important, and they should be a great incentive for you to start learning about your body and what’s in the way of it functioning optimally.”

With so much conflicting information about autoimmune disease- how do we pick what’s right for our own treatment? Dr. Shel speaks with Gabe Golden, film director and producer, about his film, Lighting the Path, inspired by his 30-year challenge with rheumatoid arthritis. Gabe has such a remarkable healing journey and has overcome so much, we should all take note. Watch Lighting the Path for FREE, when you sign up- you can even email Gabe directly!

Gut, Brain, and Hormonal Toxicity | Dr. Tom O’Bryan

“Your genetics determine the weak-link in your chain, but your environment is what pulls the chain.”

Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with Dr. Tom O’Bryan-one of the most sought after and respected leaders in the functional health community, and a recognized leader on the impact of gluten and food sensitivities on gut health, autoimmunity and the brain. In 2022, Dr. Tom and I are hoping to co-host a provocative and important workshop with Healthmeans called “Conquering the Brain, Gut, & Hormone Axis”, stay tuned for more information on this! Watch his free docu-series, Betrayal!

Dental Dangers: The ROOTS of Disease | Stuart Nunnally, DDS

Many causes of these diseases are multifactorial. If we can lift the load off of the body and improve the overall terrain, we know that the body has an opportunity to heal.

Dr. Shelena Lalji interviews Dr. Stuart Nunnally, biological dentist. Dr. Nunnally is board certified in naturopathic medicine and is board certified in integrative biological dental medicine.  They talk about how dentistry impacts systemic health, and how poor dental health can contribute to worsening autoimmune and even neurodegenerative diseases. If you’re near Austin, TX, you can make an appointment with Dr. Nunnally here!

An Integrative Approach to Breast Cancer | Nalini Chilkov, LAc, OMD

What happens to you after a diagnosis is in your hands.

Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with Dr. Nalini Chilkov, a leading-edge authority and pioneer in the field of Integrative Cancer Care, Cancer Prevention, and Immune Enhancement bringing more than 30 years of clinical experience with thousands of patients. Today they talk about creating a body where cancer cannot thrive. Download Dr. Nalini’s free cancer-preventative guide to Healthy Estrogen Balance.

Loving Your Imperfections | Navigating Life

We are forgetting to love ourselves wholly for who we are on the inside and outside, when the word imperfect actually spells, ‘I’m perfect’.

Today, Dr. Shelena Lalji talks about the art of loving your imperfections, and how learning to embrace your individual self strengthens our mindset and those who surround us. The discussion of mental health is beyond important when talking about imperfections, and Dr. Shel explains the importance of a positive outlook on how we treat ourselves. The journey to love your imperfections is long and difficult, but is so rewarding!

Key Foods, Nutrients and Lifestyle Shifts To Optimize Immune Function | Sally LaMont, ND, LAc

The immune system is really about protecting your gut lining and supporting the health of the innate and adaptive immune systems.

Today, Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with Dr. Sally LaMont, a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist. They talk about the importance of your gut health, discussing the best foods to support it and the products to avoid for optimal immune function. Sign up for Dr. Sally’s Healthy Immune Reset Program, focusing on the value of food as medicine.

Gratitude | Navigating Life

Is gratitude easy when you’re in the dark hole? No… but it is the light that you need in your heart to get you out of the dark places.

Navigating Life is a branch of Get Well with Dr. Shel where I use both my medical expertise and personal experiences to help and prevent you from encountering avoidable health and wellness challenges. This episode is about gratitude, how I found it amidst unprecedented personal struggles, and the practices we can all do to feel a little more grateful.

Treat YOUR Hashimoto’s | Anshul Gupta, MD

Our endocrine system is like a symphony, all of these hormones are connected and they all affect the levels of each other. Every instrument has its own role in the same way that our body does.

Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with Dr. Anshul Gupta, Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician, with advanced certification in Functional Medicine, Peptide therapy, and also fellowship trained in Integrative Medicine. Today we will talk about plans for people with Hashimoto’s, to end fatigue, reduce brain fog, and lose weight sustainably.

Reset Your Thyroid | Alan Christianson, NMD

I believe that when you reset your health, you reset your life and you make the world a better place.

Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with Dr. Alan Christianson, a board-certified Naturopathic Endocrinologist who focuses on Thyroid care. He is a New York Times bestselling author whose recent titles include The Thyroid Reset Diet. We’re going to be talking about iodine, what to do to “reset” your thyroid to optimal function, and how to take the first step towards optimal thyroid function.

Outsmart Endometriosis | Jessica Drummond, DCN, CNS, PT, NBC-HWC

Wouldn’t it be nice to stop worrying about how your endometriosis symptoms are going to hold you back from hitting your career goals?

Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with nationally acclaimed innovator and expert in the fields of integrative women’s health and reproductive health, sometimes called The Pelvic Guru – Dr. Jessica Drummond. Today, we discuss the symptoms of endometriosis, what happens if its left untreated, and treating it using a holistic approach. Buy Jessica’s book, Outsmart Endometriosis.

Exploring “The Hot Years” | Mache Seibel, MD, NCMP

Women are still being told that menopause is something that will make you completely miserable – when this does not have to be the case.

Dr. Shel speaks with Dr. Mache Seibel, leading author of two best-selling books, The Estrogen Window and  The Estrogen Fix, and editor of the #1 digital magazine for midlife women: HotYearsMag.com. Before transitioning his career to focus on menopause, Dr. Mache was a leading expert in infertility, performing one of the first in-vitro fertilization successes in the United States.

Healing Unresolved Trauma | Keesha Ewers, PhD, MSN, ARNP, FNPc

The more resilient you are, the more you can limit the impact of stress on your health.

Autoimmune disease is now the #1 chronic health problem. Functional medicine offers sound treatment, but is so often missing a critical piece of the puzzle. Dr. Keesha Ewers and I talk about trauma and grief – and how these can become the seeds of actual physical illness.

Self Care Principles | Navigating Life

Self Preservation =/= Selfishness

I’m excited to announce that I have started a new branch of my podcast called Navigating Life, where I use both my medical expertise and personal experiences to help and prevent you from encountering avoidable health and wellness challenges. This episode is all about self care, which has garnered a lot of media attention recently, so much so it has become an entire $10 million a year industry!

Heavy Metal Detox | Wendy Myers, FDN-P, NC, CHHC

What heavy metals are hiding in your body?

Today Dr. Shel speaks with Wendy Myers, FDN-P, NC, CHHC, an expert in detoxification and minerals. She is passionate about educating the public on the importance of long term detoxing considering our toxic world. She healed her own health issues through hair mineral analysis and developed a unique detox and supplement program, and wants to help others do the same.

Naturopathic Oncology | Heather Paulson, ND

The importance of integrating naturopathy into your oncology treatments.

Today, Dr. Shel speaks with Dr. Heather Paulson, a board-certified Naturopathic Oncologist, Teacher, Best Selling Author, and Speaker. Today they talk all about naturopathic oncology and how to take advantage of your body’s natural healing modalities to fight off inflammation, chronic illness, and cancer. Stay tuned for Dr. Paulson’s program: Naturally Better with Chemo, coming early 2021!

Breast Cancer Conqueror | Véronique Desaulniers, DC

Learn about some game-changing breast cancer programs!

Today, Dr. Shel interviews Dr. V, a two-time breast-cancer survivor, the founder of Breast Cancer Conqueror, the 7 Essentials System®, and co-founder of My Breast Friend™. Her mission is to inspire women to be proactive with their breast health and to help them make informed decisions.

Sign up for Dr. V’s Program, My Breast Friend, here!

Detoxification with Olive Oil | Tony Kasandrinos

Are you reaping the benefits of a high-quality olive oil?

Dr. Shel speaks with Tony Kasandrinos, founder and CEO of Kasandrinos Olive Oil. Today we discuss the different kinds of olive oil, its detoxification properties, unconventional uses, and what makes Kasandrinos Olive Oil so special.

Get a special deal on Kasandrinos Olive Oil here!

Stress, Adrenals, and an Overwhelmed Planet | Marcelle Pick, NP

Stressed? Overwhelmed? Take a listen!

Today Dr. Shel speaks with Marcelle Pick, an OB/GYN NP who is passionate about transforming the way women experience healthcare through an integrative approach. We touch on topics from adrenal function, hormone levels, historical stress, and nutrition as a healing modality.

Gut, Brain, and Hormonal Toxicity | Dr. Tom O’Bryan

“Your genetics determine the weak-link in your chain, but your environment is what pulls the chain.”

Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with Dr. Tom O’Bryan-one of the most sought after and respected leaders in the functional health community, and a recognized leader on the impact of gluten and food sensitivities on gut health, autoimmunity and the brain. In 2022, Dr. Tom and I are hoping to co-host a provocative and important workshop with Healthmeans called “Conquering the Brain, Gut, & Hormone Axis”, stay tuned for more information on this! Watch his free docu-series, Betrayal!

Dental Dangers: The ROOTS of Disease | Stuart Nunnally, DDS

Many causes of these diseases are multifactorial. If we can lift the load off of the body and improve the overall terrain, we know that the body has an opportunity to heal.

Dr. Shelena Lalji interviews Dr. Stuart Nunnally, biological dentist. Dr. Nunnally is board certified in naturopathic medicine and is board certified in integrative biological dental medicine.  They talk about how dentistry impacts systemic health, and how poor dental health can contribute to worsening autoimmune and even neurodegenerative diseases. If you’re near Austin, TX, you can make an appointment with Dr. Nunnally here!

An Integrative Approach to Breast Cancer | Nalini Chilkov, LAc, OMD

What happens to you after a diagnosis is in your hands.

Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with Dr. Nalini Chilkov, a leading-edge authority and pioneer in the field of Integrative Cancer Care, Cancer Prevention, and Immune Enhancement bringing more than 30 years of clinical experience with thousands of patients. Today they talk about creating a body where cancer cannot thrive. Download Dr. Nalini’s free cancer-preventative guide to Healthy Estrogen Balance.

Loving Your Imperfections | Navigating Life

We are forgetting to love ourselves wholly for who we are on the inside and outside, when the word imperfect actually spells, ‘I’m perfect’.

Today, Dr. Shelena Lalji talks about the art of loving your imperfections, and how learning to embrace your individual self strengthens our mindset and those who surround us. The discussion of mental health is beyond important when talking about imperfections, and Dr. Shel explains the importance of a positive outlook on how we treat ourselves. The journey to love your imperfections is long and difficult, but is so rewarding!

Key Foods, Nutrients and Lifestyle Shifts To Optimize Immune Function | Sally LaMont, ND, LAc

The immune system is really about protecting your gut lining and supporting the health of the innate and adaptive immune systems.

Today, Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with Dr. Sally LaMont, a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist. They talk about the importance of your gut health, discussing the best foods to support it and the products to avoid for optimal immune function. Sign up for Dr. Sally’s Healthy Immune Reset Program, focusing on the value of food as medicine.

Gratitude | Navigating Life

Is gratitude easy when you’re in the dark hole? No… but it is the light that you need in your heart to get you out of the dark places.

Navigating Life is a branch of Get Well with Dr. Shel where I use both my medical expertise and personal experiences to help and prevent you from encountering avoidable health and wellness challenges. This episode is about gratitude, how I found it amidst unprecedented personal struggles, and the practices we can all do to feel a little more grateful.

Treat YOUR Hashimoto’s | Anshul Gupta, MD

Our endocrine system is like a symphony, all of these hormones are connected and they all affect the levels of each other. Every instrument has its own role in the same way that our body does.

Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with Dr. Anshul Gupta, Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician, with advanced certification in Functional Medicine, Peptide therapy, and also fellowship trained in Integrative Medicine. Today we will talk about plans for people with Hashimoto’s, to end fatigue, reduce brain fog, and lose weight sustainably.

Reset Your Thyroid | Alan Christianson, NMD

I believe that when you reset your health, you reset your life and you make the world a better place.

Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with Dr. Alan Christianson, a board-certified Naturopathic Endocrinologist who focuses on Thyroid care. He is a New York Times bestselling author whose recent titles include The Thyroid Reset Diet. We’re going to be talking about iodine, what to do to “reset” your thyroid to optimal function, and how to take the first step towards optimal thyroid function.

Outsmart Endometriosis | Jessica Drummond, DCN, CNS, PT, NBC-HWC

Wouldn’t it be nice to stop worrying about how your endometriosis symptoms are going to hold you back from hitting your career goals?

Dr. Shelena Lalji speaks with nationally acclaimed innovator and expert in the fields of integrative women’s health and reproductive health, sometimes called The Pelvic Guru – Dr. Jessica Drummond. Today, we discuss the symptoms of endometriosis, what happens if its left untreated, and treating it using a holistic approach. Buy Jessica’s book, Outsmart Endometriosis.

Exploring “The Hot Years” | Mache Seibel, MD, NCMP

Women are still being told that menopause is something that will make you completely miserable – when this does not have to be the case.

Dr. Shel speaks with Dr. Mache Seibel, leading author of two best-selling books, The Estrogen Window and  The Estrogen Fix, and editor of the #1 digital magazine for midlife women: HotYearsMag.com. Before transitioning his career to focus on menopause, Dr. Mache was a leading expert in infertility, performing one of the first in-vitro fertilization successes in the United States.

Healing Unresolved Trauma | Keesha Ewers, PhD, MSN, ARNP, FNPc

The more resilient you are, the more you can limit the impact of stress on your health.

Autoimmune disease is now the #1 chronic health problem. Functional medicine offers sound treatment, but is so often missing a critical piece of the puzzle. Dr. Keesha Ewers and I talk about trauma and grief – and how these can become the seeds of actual physical illness.

Self Care Principles | Navigating Life

Self Preservation =/= Selfishness

I’m excited to announce that I have started a new branch of my podcast called Navigating Life, where I use both my medical expertise and personal experiences to help and prevent you from encountering avoidable health and wellness challenges. This episode is all about self care, which has garnered a lot of media attention recently, so much so it has become an entire $10 million a year industry!

Heavy Metal Detox | Wendy Myers, FDN-P, NC, CHHC

What heavy metals are hiding in your body?

Today Dr. Shel speaks with Wendy Myers, FDN-P, NC, CHHC, an expert in detoxification and minerals. She is passionate about educating the public on the importance of long term detoxing considering our toxic world. She healed her own health issues through hair mineral analysis and developed a unique detox and supplement program, and wants to help others do the same.

Naturopathic Oncology | Heather Paulson, ND

The importance of integrating naturopathy into your oncology treatments.

Today, Dr. Shel speaks with Dr. Heather Paulson, a board-certified Naturopathic Oncologist, Teacher, Best Selling Author, and Speaker. Today they talk all about naturopathic oncology and how to take advantage of your body’s natural healing modalities to fight off inflammation, chronic illness, and cancer. Stay tuned for Dr. Paulson’s program: Naturally Better with Chemo, coming early 2021!

Breast Cancer Conqueror | Véronique Desaulniers, DC

Learn about some game-changing breast cancer programs!

Today, Dr. Shel interviews Dr. V, a two-time breast-cancer survivor, the founder of Breast Cancer Conqueror, the 7 Essentials System®, and co-founder of My Breast Friend™. Her mission is to inspire women to be proactive with their breast health and to help them make informed decisions.

Sign up for Dr. V’s Program, My Breast Friend, here!

Detoxification with Olive Oil | Tony Kasandrinos

Are you reaping the benefits of a high-quality olive oil?

Dr. Shel speaks with Tony Kasandrinos, founder and CEO of Kasandrinos Olive Oil. Today we discuss the different kinds of olive oil, its detoxification properties, unconventional uses, and what makes Kasandrinos Olive Oil so special.

Get a special deal on Kasandrinos Olive Oil here!

Stress, Adrenals, and an Overwhelmed Planet | Marcelle Pick, NP

Stressed? Overwhelmed? Take a listen!

Today Dr. Shel speaks with Marcelle Pick, an OB/GYN NP who is passionate about transforming the way women experience healthcare through an integrative approach. We touch on topics from adrenal function, hormone levels, historical stress, and nutrition as a healing modality.

Integrative Mental Health | Hyla Cass, MD

Discover some of the most important things you need to do as you begin (or restart) your mental health journey.

Today Dr. Shel and Dr. Cass discuss the mental health crisis, dangers of prescriptions, and our hormones in regards to mental health. Most importantly: Learn some of the most important things someone might do to begin – or hit restart – on their mental health journey.

Functional Prostate Health | Geo Espinosa, ND, LAc, IFMCP, CNS

Are you or do you know a man over 40? Then you HAVE to listen to this!

On this episode of Get Well with Dr. Shel, Dr. Shelena Lalji talks with Dr. Geo Espinosa, ND, LAc, IFMCP, CNS, clinical assistant professor of integrative and functional urology at New York University and author of Thrive—Don’t Survive: Dr. Geo’s Guide to Living Your Best Life Before & After Prostate Cancer.

Visit Dr. Geo’s website to sign up for free information.

Challenges of Self-Care & Boosting Mom’s Immunity | Madiha Saeed, MD

Only when we take care of our immune system, will it take care of us.

On this episode of Get Well with Dr. Shel, Dr. Shelena Lalji talks with Dr. Madiha Saaed, THE Holistic Mom, MD! She is the author of Amazon bestseller “The Holistic Rx: Your Guide to Healing Chronic Inflammation and Disease” and the brand-new holistic children’s book, “Adam’s Healing Adventures”.

Get a copy of her new book here!

IBS & the Power of Castor Oil | Marisol Teijero, ND, BA

Honor your food, love the life you live, and beyond everything – be grateful in your daily grind.

On this episode of Get Well with Dr. Shel, Dr. Shelena Lalji talks with Dr. Marisol Teijero, a naturopathic doctor, about IBS, the wonderful uses of castor oil, and having F.A.I.T.H.


Buy Dr. Marisol’s Castor Oil pack here!

Treating & Beating Fibromyalgia | Rodger Murphree, DC

t’s not about learning to live with fibromyalgia…we’ve got to get the message out there that you can feel good again.

On this episode of Get Well with Dr. Shel, Dr. Shelena Lalji talks with Dr. Rodger Murphree, internationally recognized fibromyalgia expert. His “Murphree Method, ”a combination of functional and orthomolecular medicine, has helped thousands of people get healthy and feel good again.

Reclaim Your Menopause | Anna Cabeca, DO, FACOG

What we can do now matters for lifetimes.

On the inaugural episode of Get Well with Dr. Shel, Dr. Shelena Lalji talks with Dr. Anna Cabeca, fellow OB/GYN all about menopause, hormonal imbalances, and the importance of ditching toxicities, especially as we age.

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