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With Dr. Dyer, Dr. Merkle, and Dr. Yahle.

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With Dr. Andrew Dyer

September 9, 2023

We give you options in taking charge of your health!

Dr. Dyer digs into an article about long covid and we discuss options that you have available in your healthcare journey. Remember, at Take 2 Healthcare, we don’t just treat symptoms, we try to get to the root of why those symptoms occur!

With Dr. Van Merkle

September 2, 2023

We answer your questions!

Today we answer some interesting questions! Do female or male surgeons have the best outcomes? What is the typical cost of chemo per year? What is the average out of pocket expense for breast cancer? We answer these questions and more.

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

August 19, 2023

Environmental toxins!

Colon cancer has doubled in people under 50 in the last few years. Right now, 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 woman are going to get cancer in their lifetimes! Why? What is going on? We discuss this and more!

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

August 5, 2023

Seasonal Fall Allergies

What do you think of when you think of an allergic reaction?  Itchy eyes? Runny nose and sneezing? Problems breathing or vomiting? The body is wrongly reacting to allergens as a threat. What if we get our immune system to function in a more balanced way? That’s what we at Take2 Healthcare do! We look at your different systems to find out where you are with your allergies!

With Dr. Natalie Yahle

July 29, 2023

Concentration, test prep, diets for kids and adults

When summer is here, we might get lazy or off our normally healthier routines. What can we do now that school is around the corner, to get back into a healthier routine?

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

July 22, 2023

It’s either “bad” or it’s “ok”

The general medical community considers you either sick or healthy, bad or ok. Many health problems will show up in the blood longer before you show symptoms. Do you know anyone who all at once has diabetes, all at once they are on dialysis or in kidney failure? These things would have been found with proper testing and that’s what we do at Take2 Healthcare. We discuss this in detail on today’s show!

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

June 24, 2023

Living Longer

Our average lifespan in the last 100 years has increased by about 20 years! Did you know that there are things that you can do that can potentially increase your lifespan without taking drugs or shots? Also, how does your body talk to you? How does it communicate it’s problems with you and what does it mean? We discuss both of these topics on today’s show with Dr. Merkle!

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

July 15, 2023

Get a true second opinion

Most serious conditions show up in the blood long before symptoms occur. There is far more money in treating a heart attack than avoiding a heart attack. At Take2 Healthcare our goal is to get you healthy enough to not need surgery or medications.

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

July 8, 2023

How to be comfortable on vacation

Going on vacation and not feeling well? Are you uncomfortable after vacation? Why?

With Dr. Natalie Yahle

June 17, 2023

Air everywhere and and not a bit to breathe!

With the wildfires in Canada raging and half of the United States being chocked by smoke and pollution how can we take care of our cardiovascular system? Listen to Dr. Yahle discuss this and more in today’s Ask the Experts show on WHIO FM 95.7 – AM 1290.

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

June 10, 2023

Disinfectants that can do more harm than good?

Do you know what quats are? These are quarternary ammonium compounds and this compound is used as a disinefectants and have been shown to cause neural problems as well as low sperm cell count in mice. Have we done enough work in studying these chemicals? In this show we discuss this and a great alternative!

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

June 3, 2023

The great “legal” drug problem!

Did you know that the United States has 5% of the world’s population but we have 80% of the world’s supply of pain killers? We in the USA have a drug problem and it’s more than just of the illegal variety. What can we do as a country to get ourselves healthier and reduce the need for so many medications? Today, Dr. Merkle goes into details on this very problem!

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

May 27, 2023


What can we do to get through allergy season with out medications? What can we do to control our allergies and more!

With Dr. Natalie Yahle

May 20, 2023

29 point drop in prostate cancer marker

A 78year old patient came into Take2 Healthcare with prostate cancer. When he came in his Prostate Specific Antigen test was at 119. After 5 months his PSA test came back at 90. The patient has had no chemo, radiation, or hormone therapy. How? Listen now and find out!

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

May 13, 2023

No symptoms with prostate cancer?

A high percentage of men will have prostate cancer by the time they hit 80 years of age. A patients came into Take2 Healthcare came into Take2 with a prostate specific antigen (PSA) of 119 and just a short time later the PSA dropped to 90. Want to know how? Listen to today’s show and find out!

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

May 8, 2023

Safety in Genetic Testing?

What kind of safety is there in genetic testing? What safety protocols are in place and who is making the vaccines? Find out this and more in today’s Ask an Expert radio show with Dr. Van D. Merkle!

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

April 22, 2023

Something a little different

We like to do things a little differently here at Take2 Healthcare. Due to our thorough testing we can uncover certain health problems that might otherwise be missed! Did you know you can have 20% liver and 20% kidney function left before there are any outward signs or symptoms of disease. Don’t wait.

Call 934-433-3241 and schedule an appointment today.

With Dr. Natalie Yahle

April 15, 2023

Blood ranges change over time

Did you know blood labs change their reference ranges based on population averages. As the these numbers increase over time so do the averages. So, as we become more and more unhealthy the averages change so your numbers are no longer considered unhealthy even though 15 years ago your bloodwork numbers would be clinical. You can find a short video explaining this by following this link:

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

April 8, 2023

Maybe there is a safe natural solution to your health problem

Our goal isn’t to take you off your medications, but to get your body healthy enough to not need them anymore. In today’s show we discuss a Take2 patient who had their MS symptoms clear up!

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

April 1, 2023

Get your health back!

In today’s show, Dr. Dyer discusses the gull bladder, thyroid health, resveatrol a grape derived supplement and more!

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

March 25, 2023

Your body needs to be healthy!

In today’s show we discuss a 68 year old man with a testosterone of 158. After visiting Take2, his testosterone nearly doubled to 301. We can do much more than this and in today’s show Dr. Merkle will go over a few of these cases.

Call 934-433-3241 and schedule an appointment today.

With Dr. Natalie Yahle

March 18, 2023

A history of heart problems

We at Take2 Healthcare take our time with our patients to find out exactly what is wrong with your body and form a plan to work with you on improving your health in a natural way. 

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

March 11, 2023


Take2 Healthcare is a clinic that has been around for 40 years! We can help our patients with many conditions. Today, we will discuss a diabetes case about a man with with a hemogolbin A1c of 11.9 and  a glucose of 258. After only being on the program for a few months, his A1c average dropped to 7.7 and his glucose dropped to 162. His latest test in early February showed that he had a hemoglobin A1c of 5.9 and a glucose of 96! Remember, we at Take2 Healthcare customize a healthcare plan for each patient. Listen now to hear the rest of his amazing story!

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

March 4, 2023

Cognitive Decline

Vitamin D and cognitive decline. Is there anything in common with these two? The answer is yes! Today, Dr. Merkle discusses cognitive decline and how vitamin D can help with cognitive decline. Vitamin D can help with many disease of varing types. We at Take2 Healthcare can test your vitamin D cheaply and give you a clear path forward for your health.

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

February 25, 2023


Let’s discuss cholesterol and some things that you may not know about! Cholesterol isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Yep! Let’s talk about it in today’s episode of Ask the Experts Weekend with Take2 Healthcare.

Call 934-433-3241 and schedule an appointment today.

With Dr. Van Merkle

February 18, 2023

Be Active be healthy

Being active is excellent for our health, but injuring ourselves in the process isn’t! This could be something as minor as pulling a muscle or as major as severe heart problems. This morning Dr. Merkle takes us though supplements for an active body as well as some tests that Take2 Healthcare can have ran that take a look inside your body!

With Dr. Natalie Yahle

February 11, 2023


Long COVID has over 200 symptoms associated with it ranging from weight gain, hair loss or thinning, anxiety, chest pain, weight gain or loss and much more. Whether we like it or not, long term COVID is something that many of us must deal with going forward. In today’s show, Dr. Yahle the testing that can really paint the picture of your health.

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

February 4, 2023

The most common bone disease in the world

In today’s show we discuss the most common bone disease in the world, osteoporosis! If you are experiencing pain, it’s likely not osteoporosis, but pain is something that alerts us of a problem. What can we learn from something like this? How can medications or diet play a roll in bone disease like osteoporosis?

With Dr. Natalie Yahle

January 28, 2023

What is your resolution for the new year?

Let’s make a commitment to become healthier today than you were yesterday! Dr. Yahle discusses a patient who tested in September 2022 and retested in December of 2022. In only 3 months this patient improved his diabetic, cholesterol and liver numbers significantly. Listen now to hear more!

With Dr. Van D. Van D. Merkle

January 21, 2023

Stop relieving symptoms and start getting healthy

Have you been suffering from high blood pressure? You may not absolutely need blood pressure medicine. It could be something easily detectable from a simple blood test. Low vitamin D, dehydration, anemia could all cause high blood pressure and are easy to implement! Listen to Dr. Merkle today and learn more about Take2 Healthcare and what we can do for you.

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

January 14, 2023

So, where do we stand with the COVID vaccine?

In today’s show, we discuss the 75 year old non-disclosure that drug companies attempted to put on the COVID vaccine studies. We also discuss getting out and exercising!

With Dr. Van D. Merkle

January 7, 2023

Start Feeling Better Today!

Testing can find many things! Good comprehensive blood testing is your key to finding out what is wrong with your body and what is causing your ailments and disease. Take2 Healthcare specializes in testing for heavy metals and other imbalances that can impair your bodies ability to efficiently eliminate toxic elements, in particular heavy metals. Listen to today’s radio show to learn much more!

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

December 10, 2022

What you might need for you

We hear a lot of conflicting ideas regarding our health from TV, the internet, social media and the radio. We at Take2 Healthcare want to sit down with you and take a look at your health objectively. We can cut through the guesswork and speculation to get to the bottom of your body functions and optimize your health. We discuss this and much more today’s show.

With Dr. Natalie Yahle

December 3, 2022

Getting your life back

What would you do to get your life back? Sometimes when you feel a certain way you want answers as to why you are feeling that way. At Take2 we can help you get healthy again and to get your life back.

With Dr. Van Merkle

November 26, 2022

Options – Ideas

In our practice we know that there are lots of things that can lead to health problems. Is going straight to medications always the best and healthiest route? We at Take2 Healthcare work with you so that you can be healthy enough to not need drugs.

With Dr. Van Merkle

November 19, 2022


Let’s discuss the management of cancer, the effects of medical cancer treatment, and what Take2 can do to help manage things.

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

November 12, 2022

What you need?

What do you need to do to keep your body healthy? Today we discuss some things that you can do to keep your body healthy, what vitamins to take, and more!

November 5, 2022

With Dr. Van Merkle

Early detection or prevention?

Is it better to detect disease early or to prevent it all together? We all intuitively know the answer to this question. In today’s show, Dr. Merkle discusses this topic in more detail and takes caller questions!

October 29, 2022

With Dr. Natalie Yahle

Be motivated to make the best decisions about your health

If you don’t catch something early enough, it may develop into a disease that you can’t get control over. Can we catch disease before they develop? Of course and we at Take2 can help you with this. Let Dr. Yahle tell much much more about how we can help you!

With Dr. Andrew Dyer and Dr. Natalie Yahle!

October 22, 2022

Double the doctors!

Today is a special show! We have Dr. Natalie Yahle and Dr. Andrew Dyer in the studio. We will discuss how our office works and how objective data helps us in helping with your health.

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

October 15, 2022

A patient urinating 25 times a day?

A patient came into Take2 Healthcare urinating 25 times a day. This older gentleman agedlate 60’s to early 70’s was complaining about excess urination. After a few sessions at Take2 Healthcare he was down to 12 episodes a day. While still too much Take2 Healthcare was able to get his number reduced in half. The question is, how did we do this? You will need to listen to today’s show to find out!

October 8, 2022

With Dr. Van Merkle

Medical Bills

2/3 of all bankruptcy are caused by medical bills! Health problems cause more problems for your retirement or planning for retirement or anything else, the earlier you begin taking care of your health problems the better off you will be!

October 1, 2022

With Dr. Van Merkle

If you get healthy enough, does it really matter the name of the disease?

Today we take a look at getting healthier naturally. Can we reduce drugs? Can we reduce the need for transplants?

With Dr. Natalie Yahle

September 24, 2022

The Biggest Discounted Lab Tests Available!

We at Take2 Healthcare are happy to offer the cheapest discounted lab tests around. This includes physician interpretation! Our foundational laboratory analysis panel tests vitamin D, thyroid panel, liver and kidney function, anemia status and much more! We go over health and family health history to provide you the most in depth program to increase the quality of your health going  forward! Come in and see us!

With Dr. Van Merkle

September 17, 2020

Embrace for a difficult flu season

We discuss the upcoming flu season as well as a case of a little girl who doctors said she would have a colostomy bag for the rest of her life, until she came to Take2 Healthcare!

With Dr. Natalie Yahle

September 3, 2022

Do you want to lose weight?

Do you have hypothyroidism? Have you ever been tested to see? We can check your thyroid and run other tests that may indicate a thyroid problem and potentially cause weight gain.

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

August 27, 2022

Making better decisions for your health

Today we provide information about how to make better decisions for your health, specifically we will focus on the brain. Your whole health system can be impacted by what we eat and the exercise we do. 


With Dr. Natalie Yahle

August 20, 2022

The long term repercussions of COVID

Let’s discuss COVID’s long term repercussions of COVID. Your health is important to Take2 Healthcare and we are here for you. We want to be sure that what you are doing now are going to still be helping you in 10 years.

With Dr. Van Merkle

August 13, 2022

The name of the disease doesn’t matter, only the health of the patient

At Take2 Healthcare don’t just treat symptoms, we look at the whole body to get you healthy. Thorough testing can discover problems missed by medical doctors. In today’s show we discuss a patient misdiagnosed with lupus by his medical doctor. Upon further testing by Take2 Healthcare, we discovered he didn’t have lupus, he had gout!


With Dr. Natalie Yahle

August 6, 2022

Getting back to school!

What can we do to get our health to where it should be and what can our kids do to have a healthy and strong immune system for school!


With Dr. Andrew Dyer

July 30, 2022

Healing your gut

The digestive system is responsible for processing every single nutrient we eat and drink. There are mechanics in the gut that can be damaged resulting in poor digestion and health. How do we get our gut healthier so our body is healthier as a whole?


With Dr. Natalie Yahle

July 23, 2022


It’s summer time and the heat is here! Did you know, even mild dehydration can impare your cognitive performance! Remeber to check the color and to drink water thoroughly thoughout the summer, particularly if you are outside working or exercising. We also discuss things you can include in your diet or supplement routine to help keep you healthier.

With Dr. Van Merkle

July 16, 2022

Improve Your Health

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

July 9, 2022

Unexplained Weightloss

A recent patient at Take2 Healthcare lost 80lbs in a short amount of time. After testing her results came back which helped guide her health to recovery. What was the testing? What did we at Take2 Healthcare do to get her healthy again? Listen to our newest radio show to find out!

With Dr. Van Merkle

July 2, 2022

How to get healthy and stay healthy

With Dr. Andrew Dyer

June 25th, 2022

All about eye health!

In today’s show we discuss all things eye health and what we at Take2 Healthcare can do to help keep your eyes healthy. We cover vitamins, habits, and diet! What things can we do to optimize our sleep?

With Dr. Natalie Yahle

June 18th, 2022

Being health on a budget!

How can you stay healthy despite rising food prices? We discuss this and much more in today’s Ask the Expert’s Weekend with Dr. Natalie Yahle!

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