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A Dose of Dr. Karla


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A Dose of Dr Karla is where we elevate and celebrate self-care and the holistic healthcare experience. This is a space we will also bring you a weekly dose of serious to light-hearted, yet enjoyable and trustworthy health related content. You'll get facts not fiction, along with Dr. Karla's practical, professional opinion.

The podcast is hosted by Dr. Karla Mitchell, best known for applying natural and holistic methods to commonly diagnosed medical conditions. Leading Detroit's most innovative model for urban community healing, she offers innovative care options, provides leadership in developing culturally appropriate strategies to address health equity, health disparity, and health literacy. Her work focuses on improving health outcomes, reducing and preventing dependencies, and educating and empowering people to make informed health care choices.

Listen every Monday at 10am Eastern/7am Pacific on Empower Radio.

Dr._Karla_Mitchell_405203580.jpegDr. Karla Mitchell is a Clinical Traditional Naturopath in private practice and the CEO of Changing Lives and Staying Sober (CLASS Agency), a substance abuse and treatment agency located in the heart of Detroit. Dr. Karla is keen on integrating natural methods for whole-person healthcare and applying various non-invasive, non-drug methods to commonly diagnosed medical conditions.

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Loving Your Lungs
Posted in: A Dose of Dr. Karla on April 5, 2021

Lungs, they never get enough attention, well, until you can’t breathe. The lungs are one of the most powerful organs in our body, yet it never gets love until you are in distress. With Spring is upon us. What does that mean to asthma and allergy…

Posted in: A Dose of Dr. Karla on March 29, 2021

This show is for the grown folk, those 40 and over. Mid life sex can be amazing, yet as we get older some parts of our body start to react and feel different. And of course, hormones start changing, so urges we once had can start to quiet down.…

The Evolution of ADHD
Posted in: A Dose of Dr. Karla on March 22, 2021

Are our children really hyperactive or are they kids being kids? 80% of adolescent children and teens are diagnosed with ADHD. Of that 80%, over 60% are being given a pharmaceutical to help kids cope. What is this doing the development of their…

One Year of Covid-19
Posted in: A Dose of Dr. Karla on March 15, 2021

A year ago our world shut down to flatten the curve. This week, Dr. Karla is diving deep into the year we just experienced: physically, mentally and socially….distant that is.  Hope may be on the horizon, but how do we filter all the information…

Trauma Bonding: Are We Unconsciously Continuing the Cycle? PT 2
Posted in: A Dose of Dr. Karla on March 8, 2021

After we recorded our first episode, "Can You Really Ever Evict Trauma, or is it a Squatter that Will Live with you Forever?" Our special guest, Adaora Ezike from the Detroit Health Department brought up another strong topic, Trauma Bonding. Trauma…

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