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Progressive Medical Edge Podcast

Dr. Gez Agolli hosts his weekly podcast focused on insights and trends in Integrative and Functional. This week, Dr. Agolli has invited Dr. Gena Mastrogianakis on the show to discuss COVID-19.

Mar 30th, 2022
7 Strategies to Detoxify Your Body

Air pollution, cigarette smoke, heavy metals, pesticides, chemicals, plastics… Let’s be real, we are exposed to more toxins than ever before in our human history. It’s just too much for your poor body.

Oct 14th, 2021
Food Allergies: Testing and Solutions

You are what you eat. This is not just a cliche. Food can be nutritious medicine. It can also be the driving force behind your uncomfortable symptoms and health issues.

Sep 2nd, 2021
Keeping Your Kids Healthy for Back to School

At Progressive Medical Center, we are committed to health and wellness. We apply a whole-person approach to every member of your family to derive comprehensive insights into health that unlock a better quality of life.

Sep 14th, 2020
What Is Chronic Fatigue?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), otherwise known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a long-term illness that deeply impacts numerous body systems resulting in a range of wellness issues.

Sep 3rd, 2020
Frustrated With Weight Gain, Mood Swings or Brain Fog?

Are you struggling to lose weight? Feeling depressed, irritable or fatigued more often? These symptoms, and others such as a low libido, reduced mental clarity and trouble sleeping, could be due to an imbalance of hormones in your body.

Aug 21st, 2020
Allergies and Immunotherapeutic Aid

Allergies can be debilitating and cause significant interruption to life’s routines. Ranging from minor irritations to potentially life-threatening circumstances, allergy symptoms can vary greatly.

Aug 21st, 2020
Investigating Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a health condition where the human body has an underactive thyroid, which interferes with the production of crucial hormones.

Aug 21st, 2020
Chiropractic Services

As a health care concentration that focuses specifically on the body’s musculoskeletal and nervous systems, along with disorders that affect these areas, chiropractic care is one of the largest primary health care professions today.

Aug 18th, 2020
Do You Have High Blood Pressure?

What is High Blood Pressure? Although the term sounds self-explanatory, there is a lot to consider when determining how and why your blood pressure is above normal.

Jul 20th, 2020
Fibromyalgia: What Is It?

If you or a loved one is suffering from fibromyalgia, you understand how the pain affects a person’s overall quality of life. On average, fibromyalgia affects 2% of the American population each year.

Jun 23rd, 2020
Mental Health in the Midst of Quarantine

COVID-19 has affected the way we interact and how we deal with global conflict. It has provided insight on how technology can affect the way we socialize, communicate with health care providers, and engage in community events.

May 1st, 2020
Allergies or Something More?

An allergy is a heightened response from the immune system to a stimulant that is ordinarily harmless. Allergies occur when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance by producing antibodies.

Apr 24th, 2020
What Is Leaky Gut?

Gut Health is often the root of so many health issues. It is where inflammation almost always starts.

Feb 7th, 2020
Progressive Platinum Program

We are committed to your wellness and want to make top quality care accessible. The Progressive Platinum Package allows you to have access to the kind of ongoing care you need to manage a chronic, aggressive, or advanced conditions.

Feb 7th, 2020
Reversing Diabetes

Treatable. Reversable. Manageable. Preventable. What causes Diabetes? Diabetes is actually a hormone imbalance.

Feb 7th, 2020
Treating PTSD… Better

In today’s world, we see an increase in stress across the board. The amount of anxiety disorders is on the rise amongst the general population. Over 70% of primary care physician visits are driven by stress-related conditions.

Nov 11th, 2019
Getting Rid of the Cold and Flu

Say goodbye to colds & flu! The common cold robs of us days, lowers our energy and leaves us feeling generally unwell. The common cold is spread either by direct contact with contaminated surfaces or by inhaling the airborne virus.

Nov 11th, 2019
Top Risks for Thyroid Disorders

You may be familiar with the thyroid gland- a small butterfly shaped gland situated on the front of the neck. You may know people with thyroid disorders.

Oct 2nd, 2019
Fatigue: Fighting Back

Do you ever feel like it’s difficult to get through the day? Is it common for you to experience a sense of tiredness, struggle to regain energy, or hit a wall in the afternoon? Did you used to have more energy than you have now?

Oct 2nd, 2019
Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health

Progressive Medical’s signature Cardio/Metabolic Profile Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer today. The worst part is that symptoms typically do not show up noticeably prior to something like a heart attack or a stroke occurring. That’s scary.

Aug 16th, 2019
Why Is Gut Health So Important?

Gut health affects so much more than just noticeable digestive disorders… and it of course affects them too: GI issues, digestive troubles, constipation, bloating, and on.

Jul 18th, 2019
Summer Detox Salad

With the heat outdoors turned up, our bodies often want to lean down and feel lighter. This specialty salad is designed to give your body so many amazing micronutrients as well as help your body clean out and detox any bad stuff stuck in your system.

Jun 26th, 2019
Summer Cucumber Salad

Summer has arrived! The sun in shining, the weather is warm, and our appetites are peaked for healthy, refreshing, fresh produce dishes!

May 28th, 2019
How Vampire Facials Work

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) + Microneedling are your answer to claiming all the benefits of plastic surgery… WITHOUT the surgery. No recovery. No expensive bills. PRP is used in facials to turn back time and reduce fine wrinkles.

May 10th, 2019
Cancer Immunotherapy Support

Boosting Strength While Undergoing Chemo Cancer and cancer treatment have a language of their own, which anyone who has been diagnosed has had to learn to understand.

May 1st, 2019
Spring Detox Juices

Something about the warmer air, the green leaves, and the world coming alive makes our bodies spring to life as well.

Apr 30th, 2019
Why Is My Hair Falling Out?

By: Lindsay Moreau, N.D. Hair loss is a big deal. It’s not just old men. It happens to young men, too, and can be devastating to a woman’s ego. Hair loss is largely accepted as normal or unavoidable, but just because something is common does not mean it’s

Apr 30th, 2019
Progressive 2019 Spring Magazine

Welcome to the Spring 2019 Edition of the Progressive Medical Center Magazine! For best mobile viewing, tap the yellow circle in the bottom left corner to “Expand” then turn phone horizontally to read and swipe!

Mar 25th, 2019
Celery Juice Hype

You may have heard about the rising popularity of celery juice and are wondering if it has legitimate foundations in science?

Mar 4th, 2019
Top 10 IV’s

THERE IS NO MAGIC PILL, BUT THIS COMES CLOSE! TOP 10 IVs You would have to eat 714 oranges to get the nutritional benefit of a high dose vitamin C IV. 

Jan 29th, 2019
Advanced Digestive Diagnostics

GET TESTED. KNOW THE WHOLE STORY. “After dealing with chronic digestive issues for over 10 years and trying numerous conventional medicine doctors, I decided enough was enough and made an appointment with Progressive Medical Center.

Jan 27th, 2019
Wait! What About My Weight!

New Year’s has come and gone but those pounds you swore off have not. You’re not alone though- Americans gain up to 60% of their annual weight during the holidays!

Jan 17th, 2019
Shake Off the Cold!

Are you or is someone you know always cold? Cold hands, cold feet, cold nose, cold toes?

Dec 3rd, 2018
The Gift of Health

The holiday season is in full swing! The crisp air, the glowing lights, the hustle & bustle of the season… which we love!

Nov 29th, 2018
More Than a Checkup

At Progressive Medical Center, we have a team of the most caring, experienced, and qualified Medical and Integrative staff to support you on your health journey.

Nov 27th, 2018
Healthy & Delicious Thanksgiving!

Enjoy This Thanksgiving Even More this Year! This year, our Progressive Medical Center expert nutritionists have pulled together some of their favorite Thanksgiving holiday dishes & healthy tips to share with you.

Nov 22nd, 2018
The Gut-brain Connection

Have you ever felt nervous like having butterflies in your stomach? Then you know the brain and gut are connected!

Nov 9th, 2018
Putting Insomnia to Sleep

Did you know that some people wake up over 100 times at night and don’t realize they woke up at all? Interrupted sleep can leave a person tired, even after they thought they got their full 8 hours in. The thing is- many people suffer from insomnia.

Nov 7th, 2018
Sugar May Not Be So Sweet…

This Year’s Villain We love it, it’s delicious, and it has us wrapped around its metaphorical little finger! Here’s the not-so-sweet truth…

Nov 2nd, 2018
Fall Cornucopia Salad (Recipe)

The weather is getting cooler as fall rolls in, and that always has us reaching for rich dishes. Before you reach for that comfort food sandwich, with bread and gluten and flour in it, dig into a colorful and delicious Fall Cornucopia Salad instead!

Oct 29th, 2017
Candida: Coffee Alternatives

A modified diet to eliminate Candida can be a strict protocol, forbidding sugar and many other carbohydrate-rich foods. However, dieters often complain that the hardest thing to give up is not the junk food, the fruit, or the alcohol.

Oct 23rd, 2017
5 Reasons to Consider IV Therapies

One of the most valuable of the comprehensive integrative therapies available at Progressive Medical Center is the Intravenous delivery of life enhancing nutrients and natural medicines.

Oct 17th, 2017
Ep 58- The Ketogenic Diet

In the 2nd episode on the Ketogenic Lifestyle, Dr. Agolli is joined again by Dr. David Jockers to discuss the ketogenic diet, the types of foods you can eat and types of recipes you can cook.

Jul 17th, 2017
Ep 57: What Is the Ketogenic Lifestyle?

Dr. Agolli is joined by Dr. David Jockers to discuss what the ketogenic lifestyle is, how to get into ketosis and the benefits it has for your body.

Jul 10th, 2017
Ep 55: What Is Arthritis?

There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions. People of all genders, race and age can and do have arthritis, and it is the leading cause of disability in America.

Jun 26th, 2017
Ep 54: Supplements for Cancer Treatments

Supplements are a key piece of the puzzle when it comes to cancer treatment. On this episode, we discuss the best vitamins & minerals patients can use to help battle cancer.

May 29th, 2017
Ep 53: Diet & Nutrition for Cancer Treatment

Your body is a temple and what you put into your body matters. It has an impact on your health and overall well-being. When you change your diet, you can change your life!

May 22nd, 2017
Ep 52: Treatments for Cancer

Even though there is not currently a cure for cancer, there are still numerous treatments that can be offered to help fight cancer. On this episode, we discuss the different treatment options available for patients battling cancer.

May 15th, 2017
Ep 51: What Is Cancer?

1 out of 2 men & 1 out of 3 women will suffer from cancer at some point in their life. We don’t say these statistics to scare you but to help understand the magnitude of this disease.

May 8th, 2017
Ep 50: Treatments for Insomnia

Over 30% of the population suffers from insomnia; you don’t have to be a number in those statistics! On this episode, we discuss the types of treatments for insomnia and how you can create a life that is conducive to healthy sleep.

May 1st, 2017
Ep 49: What Is Insomnia?

Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? You’re not alone! More than 30% of the population suffers from insomnia.

Apr 24th, 2017
Ep 48: Steps for Weight Loss Program

There are six different types of weight gain. How do you know which one you are struggling with? On this episode, we discuss the types of weight loss & the steps inside our 16-week weight loss journey at Progressive Medical Center.

Apr 17th, 2017
Ep 47: Weight Loss Journey

Over the last several years, the CDC has reported an increase in obesity in the United States. 38.3% of women and 35% of men in our population are obese.

Apr 10th, 2017
Ep 46: Treatment for Allergies

Allergies got you feeling down this year? Don’t worry… Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette discuss the types of treatments for allergies on this episode: 1. What is a detoxification program and how can it help your allergies?

Apr 3rd, 2017
Ep 45: What Causes Allergies?

It’s that time of year again…allergies are upon us! On this episode, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette discuss: 1. The different types of allergies.

Mar 27th, 2017
Ep 43: What Is Addiction?

According to the Addiction Center, over 20 million Americans over the age of 12 have an addiction (excluding tobacco). 100 people die every day from drug overdoses (This rate has tripled in the past 20 years).

Mar 13th, 2017
Ep 42: Treatment for Depression

We know depression is real and now we know the signs and symptoms, but how do we treat it? In the final episode of this series on depression, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette discuss: 1. What kind of side effects does depression medication have?

Mar 6th, 2017
Ep 41: Signs and Symptoms of Depression

Now we have acknowledged depression is real, what are the sign and symptoms of it? On the 2nd episode in this series on depression, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette discuss: 1. Signs of depression.

Feb 27th, 2017
Ep 40: the Root Cause of Depression

There are over 20 million documented forms of depression in the United States. There is also a stigma that comes with depression where people don’t want to talk about it.

Feb 20th, 2017
Ep 39: Solutions for Our Healthcare System

What’s wrong with our healthcare system in America? On the final episode in this series, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette discuss: 1. How to solve the problems in our healthcare system.

Feb 6th, 2017
Ep 33: Treatment Options for Fatigue

On the final episode of the series on Fatigue, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette discuss: 1. How to check your vitamin and mineral bottles to see if you will absorb them.

Dec 19th, 2016
Ep 32: Types of Fatigue

On the second episode of the series on Fatigue, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette discuss: 1. The different types of fatigue. 2. What is chronic fatigue syndrome?

Dec 12th, 2016
Ep 27: Diet and Diabetes

On the 4th and final episode of the series on Diabetes, Dr. Agolli and Dawn Repucci, discuss:

Oct 31st, 2016
Preventing Breast Cancer

1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. You don’t have to be one of them. Breast cancer is a disease in which breast cells grow at an uncontrollable rate.

Oct 25th, 2016
Ep 24: What Is Diabetes?

On this episode, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette start the first episode of the series on Diabetes:

Oct 10th, 2016
The Quinolone Risk

Quinolone toxicity is an issue in medicine we’re constantly trying to shine a light on.

Sep 22nd, 2016
Ep 19: Treating Your Thyroid

On this episode, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette continue the discussion on your metabolic engine, also known as your thyroid.

Sep 5th, 2016