Melinda Ring, M.D., is an Integrative Medicine physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Ring believes the patient and physician are partners in the healing process. She uses evidence-based approaches from other cultures to complement Western medicine treatment and stimulates the body's innate healing abilities. Her philosophy embraces treating the whole person, physical, emotional and spiritual dimensions, to achieve optimal health. Dr. Ring received her medical degree from the University of Chicago/Pritzker School of Medicine and has been practicing medicine since 1997.
Dr. Ring describes what women need to know about detoxification.
October 29, 2009 - 2:33pm
Dr. Ring shares some basic guidelines for healthy detoxification.
October 29, 2009 - 2:29pm
Dr. Ring explains why she has a preference for bioidentical hormones.
June 5, 2009 - 3:40pm
Here, Dr. Ring describes why bioidentical hormone therapy is controversial.
June 5, 2009 - 3:23pm
Dr. Ring shares a common misconception women have regarding menopause.
June 5, 2009 - 3:13pm
Listen, as Dr. Ring describes bioidentical hormone therapy.
June 5, 2009 - 3:09pm
Dr. Ring explains the herbs that are beneficial for women on a detoxification diet.
June 5, 2009 - 2:56pm
Listen, as Dr. Ring describes if fasting can affect a woman's response to chemotherapy treatment for cancer.
June 5, 2009 - 2:46pm
Dr. Ring describes if it is helpful to rest the digestive system through fasting.
June 5, 2009 - 2:40pm
Dr. Ring describes the types of detoxification diets that are appropriate.
June 5, 2009 - 2:31pm
Dr. Ring explains the difference between fasting and detoxification.
June 5, 2009 - 2:13pm
Dr. Ring shares if our bodies have a natural detoxifying system.
June 5, 2009 - 2:03pm
Dr. Ring explains how toxins can enter our bodies.
June 5, 2009 - 1:56pm
Dr. Ring recalls how toxins can affect an unborn fetus.
June 5, 2009 - 1:50pm
Dr. Ring shares how toxins cause disease.
June 5, 2009 - 1:44pm
Dr. Ring describes how a woman is evaluated to discover if she contains bodily toxins.
June 5, 2009 - 1:38pm
Dr. Ring explains if detoxification diets should be supervised.
June 5, 2009 - 1:28pm