Finding Solace in a Healthy Grieving Process with Dr. Daniel Kalish

Show NotesToday's GuestTimeline
In this podcast, I had the pleasure of inviting my friend Dr. Daniel Kalish to return to the show once more, this time to discuss the physical effects of an unhealthy vs a healthy grieving process. During our conversation, you will learn many important lessons about the gifts that can be found in loss. We'll also discuss how diet plays an important role in maintaining health - especially when experiencing intense emotional stress.

About Dr. Daniel Kalish

Dr. Daniel Kalish is dedicated to teaching doctors Functional Medicine philosophy and practices. Through The Kalish Institute’s educational programs he has trained over 1,000 practitioners worldwide in The Kalish Method, which solves patient challenges through a proven lab based approach. Recently, a research study published by two Mayo Clinic researchers confirmed the efficacy of the Kalish Method showing significant improvements in GI health and quality of life in the study participants.

Practice History

Over the past twenty five years Daniel Kalish, D.C. has directed three integrative health clinics in California where he has coordinated teams of medical doctors, nutritionists, chiropractors and acupuncturists. He now maintains an active international consultation practice with patients around the world.


Dr. Kalish studied at the University of London and conducted research with biochemist Dr. Robin Monroe at Cambridge University. His studies led him to mentoring with renowned psychiatrist R.D. Lang, as well as John R. Lee, M.D. a pioneer in the use of progesterone and to teaching collaborations with leading endocrinologist Diana Schwarzbein.

Author and Authority

He is the author of three books, “The Five Pillars to Building a Successful Practice,” “The Kalish Method: Healing the Body Mapping the Mind” and “Your Guide to Healthy Hormones” and is a frequently requested speaker for integrative medicine conferences across the United States.

0:35 Introducing Dr. Daniel Kalish

2:35 Father's early death

  • Finding solace in Asia
  • Asking questions about death
  • A new life plan

7:48 A healthy grieving process

  • Suppressing grief can cause sickness
  • Expressing grief to build resilience
  • A spiritual framework to understand

18:23 Being thankful

  • Gifts and lessons in death

21:49 Warning signs when grieving

  • Physical effects of intense emotional stress

27:32 Chronic effects of stress

  • Inflammation and its symptoms
  • Multifaceted treatments

34:06 Dietary recommendations

  • Dietary trends
  • The beauty of plants

38:32 The problem with "GNC solutions"

  • Different quality supplements
  • The importance of monitoring

Learn More


Getting in Touch with Your Faith for Greater Happiness with Dr. Rick Hanson
The Purpose of Feelings with Dr. Joan Rosenberg
0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *