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The Common Sense Doctor

The Common Sense Doctor

By Dr. Cherie Johnson
Chiropractor and Functional Medicine Practitioner, Dr. Cherie Johnson, navigates you through today's common health issues and problems through the mindset of finding the root cause!

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Adrenal Glands: How They Affect Your Weight, Hormones, & Health

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COV 19 Part I
This is a podcast explaining what is COV 19, why are people getting this virus, and what we need to do to prevent infection. This podcast includes current studies and research as of April 4th 2020.  We will be discussing lifestyle changes and supplementation that has been used by this current hospital based research/trials.  This podcast is only an informative podcast and not a diagnosis or treatment protocol. 
April 18, 2020
COV 19 testing
This is a short podcast explaining COV testing for infections with symptoms, without symptoms, and antibodies.  What you need to know, what you should be looking for in a test, and how these test determine what is going on with your immune system. 
April 18, 2020
Pottenger's Cats Generational Diet Study
This week I've been discussing about one of the most interesting nutritional studies that was completed years ago on 4 generations of cats. Please listen as I go into detail in this week's episode!
February 07, 2020
Do I Need A Blood Sugar Cleanse?
In this episode, we discuss the affects of the overconsumption of sugar, how you can tell if you need a blood sugar cleanse, and what to avoid! Listen and let us know what you think!
January 31, 2020
Do I Need a Yeast Cleanse?
In this episode, I go over signs and symptoms of a yeast overgrowth in your body and how we can go through a Yeast Cleanse to help you!
January 23, 2020
Antibiotics Aren't Helping, Now What?
In this podcast, I would like to explain what antibiotics are, why and when we should prescribe them, and why we have antibiotic resistant bugs. From here we can discuss the natural way of treating many of these bacteria’s and preventing them from even overrunning our body.
January 17, 2020
Why Sugar Is Making You Sick!
Why does Sugar weaken the immune system? In this week's podcast I want to teach you what sugar does to your body and immune system. More questions, go to
January 08, 2020
Colostrum, Liquid Gold!
Dr. Johnson goes into detail this week on the benefits of colostrum and how it can help your immune system and more! Let's learn why it's called liquid gold!
January 03, 2020
Lifestyle Choices for the Immune System
In this week's episode, I go over 11 different choices you can make to help you and your family stay healthy this season!
November 20, 2019
Essential Oils for You and Your Child
Let's talk about essential oils for the immune system and your health!
November 13, 2019
Supplements for the Immune System
Typically, I do not plug or advertise specific supplements except for this article. I will give the mothers in my clinic the list of supplements that I have in my household all the time and what my family and I take to prevent and/or treat a cold or flu. Listen to hear more about what my favorite supplements are for the immune system!
November 13, 2019
November 12, 2019
November 12, 2019
Essential Oils for the Immune System
These next few podcast episodes will focus more on Essential oils, Supplementation, and Lifestyle to keep not only ourselves but our “little ones” from getting sick and recover from illnesses. Today's episode will be on Essential oils. I know there are many types of companies out there selling oils. I have found that some of their symptom and oil correlations are not accurate. I would like to start with the basic oils that you should have in your medicine bag and explain why we use them.
November 06, 2019
How To Keep Your Immune System Strong
This time of year I get a LOT of questions about how to keep yourself and your kids healthy. In the next few episodes of my podcast, I'm going to be discussing the immune system and how to keep your family well this season. 
October 30, 2019
Spine, Muscle, or Nerve?
In today's episode, I want to talk with you about Spine, Muscle, and Nerve. Many times, my patients ask me questions, such as: “Is this a muscle problem?”, “Is it a nerve problem?”, “Is it a spine problem?” And I usually answer, "Yes." See, you must understand, our body works as a unit: one process. Your spine can be pulling on a muscle which may be pinching on a nerve. Let's jump into the episode to learn more!
October 23, 2019
Nutrition for Musculoskeletal Conditions
I have learned over the years that you can exercise, stretch, do yoga, receive chiropractic care and massage, but until you feed your body, you will never heal from your infirmities. Nutrition is an essential part of our healing, repair, and sustainability. This is why patients are dealing with chronic conditions. Let's jump into today's podcast!
October 16, 2019
Chiropractic and Extremities
Today, I decided to focus on a topic that most people do not know about until I enlighten them. Chiropractors do work on extremities. You may ask, “What is an extremity”? Extremities are joints in the body other than the spine. They are outside the spine. These are your shoulders, elbows, wrists, hands, hips, knees, ankles, feet, jaw and ribs. When I mention all these areas, my patients are amazed.
October 07, 2019
Chiropractic and How It Relates To Our Health
This week's podcast is about how Chiropractic care relates to our health and how the spine has a huge part in that! Please listen and let us know if you have any questions! Visit our website at
October 02, 2019
Benefits of Chiropractic and Acupuncture Together with Dr. Justin Fogo
We have a special guest this week, Dr. Justin Fogo, owner of Chelsea Chiropractic in Chelsea, AL. We're discussing the benefits of doing Chiropractic and Acupuncture together.
September 24, 2019
Why Chiropractic & Acupuncture Together?
I wanted to discuss about the combination of Chiropractic & Acupuncture together. I always say that Acupuncture is the glue to an adjustment. Let's see why! 
September 24, 2019
What Can Acupuncture Treat with Dr. Cherie Johnson
There are many things Acupuncture treats so let's go into detail on this week's episode on The Common Sense Doctor. Please share with your friends and family if this podcast helped you!
September 18, 2019
Dry Needling vs Acupuncture with Dr. Justin Fogo
Join in to listen to this week's podcast on Dry Needling vs Acupuncture with Chiropractor, Dr. Justin Fogo, at Chelsea Chiropractic & Acupuncture Clinic.
September 11, 2019
What Is Acupuncture?
Ever wondered how acupuncture really works? Listen to this week's podcast to learn all about it!
September 04, 2019
PCOS, Endometriosis, & Infertility: What Do They All Have In Common?
I wanted to conclude the last week of talking about Women's Hormones with a discussion on PCOS, Endometriosis, and Infertility and what they all have in common. 
August 27, 2019
Adrenal Glands: How They Affect Your Weight, Hormones, & Health
In this episode, we have a special guest joining us, Dr. Sarah Leatherman at Integrity Weight Loss Center in Fort Walton Beach, as we discuss the affects of stressed adrenal glands and more. 
August 26, 2019
Are My Adrenals Making Me Sick?
In this podcast, we're talking about our Adrenals. Are they making you sick? We're going over what they do and how they affect our body.
August 21, 2019
What Impacts the Optimal Function of Our Thyroid?
In this episode, we have a special guest, Dr. Susie Johnson. We discuss how nutrition, glands, and our liver can impact the optimal function of our Thyroid.
August 14, 2019
Do I Have a Thyroid Problem?
Let's see what the root cause of your thyroid issue is!
August 12, 2019
101 on Hormones
This month of August, I want to focus on Women's hormones. So, to start off this week, I'm going to talk the 101 on hormones.
August 09, 2019
The Truth About Estrogen Based Cancer
In today's episode, we're talking about what's causing estrogen-based cancers and what to avoid!
August 05, 2019
Glycophosphates and Chemicals in our Food
This week's podcast goes along with our video and blog post on harmful chemicals in everyday items. Listen to find out what's in your food that you may not realize! Tell us what you think by sending us a voice message.
July 29, 2019
The True Culprit of High Blood Pressure
We have a special guest, Dr. Susie Johnson from Chiropractic Health Center in Columbus, MS, joining us in this week's podcast about cholesterol and high blood pressure. Have any questions? Send us a voice message and let us know by clicking here:
July 11, 2019
Everyday Harmful Chemicals
Today's topic is about everyday harmful chemicals that we have in our households that are hurting us without realizing! Send Voice Messages To Us Here:
July 10, 2019
Heavy Metal Toxicity
In this podcast, we discuss the dangers of Heavy Metal Toxicity. Send Voice Messages To Us Here:
July 10, 2019
What Is Functional Medicine?
Let's discuss what Functional Medicine is and why it can benefit you! Send Voice Messages To Us Here:
July 10, 2019
The Truth About Cholesterol
In this podcast, Dr. Johnson goes in depth about the truth with Cholesterol. Send Voice Messages To Us Here:
July 10, 2019
5 Factors of Weight Loss
One of the most common questions I get from my patients is, "Why Am I Not Losing Weight?" They're exercising, eating less and healthier, but still not dropping the weight! There are more contributors to weight loss which we'll discuss in this podcast! Send Voice Messages To Us Here:
June 25, 2019
Sugar: The Silent Killer
In this episode, we're discussing how SUGAR affects weight and diseases. Send Voice Messages To Us Here:
June 19, 2019
Your Digestive System
In this episode, we'll discuss acid reflux, leaky gut, the causes, and how we can help heal it. Send Voice Messages to us here!
June 14, 2019