Dr. Allison Apfelbaum (left) and Dr. Rebecca Dirks in the KSER-FM studio

Dr. Allison Apfelbaum (left) and Dr. Rebecca Dirks in the KSER-FM studio

Naturopathic doctors answer your health-related questions on KSER-FM

  • Wire Service
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 1:30am
  • Life

Gone are the days when Grandma had time to make chicken soup served with a spoonful of sound advice and sympathy when you really need it.

Everyone dreams of achieving optimum health, but in today’s hectic environment, it’s a struggle to get enough sleep, daily exercise, good nutrition and research definitive answers about new medical devices and delivery systems.

Fortunately, for North Sound radio listeners, “The Doctors Are In” from 4 to 5 p.m. every Thursday live on KSER 90.7 FM Public Radio. They may not serve chicken soup, but when you dial 425-303-9070, they’ll answer your health questions.

For 19 years, Dr. Kasra Pournadeali, and his associates from The Northwest Center for Optimal Health in Marysville have helped KSER listeners to learn about health and be better consumers of health care.

“The Healthy Living Show is an hour long,” Pournadeali said, “and it is our commitment to educate the public and other care providers on the limits and benefits of natural medicine. The people who call our show want to be proactive with their health, and we are in the studio to help.”

The physician hosts include Dr. Kasra Pournadeali, Dr. Rebecca Dirks, Dr. Stacie Wells, and Dr. Allison Apfelbaum, who have a combined experience of over 50 years.

The Northwest Center for Optimal Health is an outpatient medical care facility staffed by naturopathic doctors who provide a wide range of primary and specialty care with a naturopathic perspective. For more information, or to see the doctors, you can go to their Facebook site, www.facebook.com/naturalmedicinedoctors, or their clinic website at www.ncoh.net.

For more information about naturopathic medicine in general, go to the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians site at www.wanp.org.

KSER 90.7/KXIR 89.9 FM public radio (www.kser.org) is a nonprofit organization broadcasting from studios located at 2623 Wetmore Ave., Everett.

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