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Podcast #115 Dr. Tim Gerstmar on Autoimmunity and How to Beat It

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#115 Dr. Tim Gerstmar on Autoimmunity and How to Beat ItToday's Guest

Dr Tim says: I use clinical nutrition (primarily Paleo, Weston A Price and GAPS) & lifestyle counseling, botanical medicine (herbs), functional medicine, homeopathy, and anything else I think would be helpful for you.

Keep up with him at aspirenaturalhealth.com and pick up his new guide for free, The Autoimmune Answer here.

The show

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Today we discuss

  • What is autoimmunity?
  • Why has autoimmunity become so epidemic?
  • What are the root causes of autoimmunity?
  • How can you treat autoimmunity naturally?
  • How stress and other lifestyle factors can lead you to autoimmunity!
  • The right steps to protect yourself against autoimmunity

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Podcast #78 Dr. Aaron Blaisdell on Animal Studies, Human Happiness and the Effects of Stress on the Brain

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Aaron Blaisdell on Stress and the Brain - Not Just PaleoToday's Guest

Dr. Aaron Blaisdell received a B.A. in Biological Anthropology from SUNY Stony Brook; an M.A. in Biological Anthropology from Kent State University; and his Ph.D. in Psychology (Behavioral Neuroscience focus) from SUNY Binghamton. He then spent two years as a Postdoctoral fellow in Psychology at Tufts University and became a professor of Psychology at UCLA in 2001. Dr. Blaisdell is Currently Associate Professor with tenure at UCLA and is a participating member of the UCLA Brain Research Institute. He is also currently President of the International Society for Comparative Psychology and of the Ancestral Health Society!

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Today we discuss

  • What's it like working alongside chimps? Are they really THAT strong!?
  • Is our modern life helping us in terms of happiness?
  • Why are people so miserable?
  • What's stress and unhappiness doing to our brains?
  • How to we separate ourselves from stress?
  • Updates on REM Rehab

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Podcast #77 Dr. Alan Christianson on How the Mind Can Overpower Healthy Habits and the Benefits of Stressful "Primal" Situations

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Dr. Alan on Not Just Paleo on How the Mind Can Overpower Healthy HabitsToday's Guest

Dr. Alan Christianson is a Phoenix, Arizona-based Naturopathic Physician (NMD) who specializes in natural endocrinology with a focus on thyroid disorders. He founded Integrative Health, a group of physicians that reverses complex and chronic diseases. Accolades include Top Doc recipient in Phoenix magazine. Dr. Christianson co-authored The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease and authored Healing Hashimoto's a Savvy Patient's Guide. His numerous media appearances include CNN, The Today Show, The Doctors, Insider and Shape Magazine.

The show

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Today we discuss

  • What are the biggest problems we are facing right now?
  • So diet and exercise can have nothing to do with health?
  • An example of how the mind can overpower healthy habits
  • How stressful situations should be safely recreated to please our DNA
  • Sleeping pills and the horrors of them. You need REM Rehab instead.
  • A clip from Alan Watts

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Podcast #76 Howard Martin on Heart Rate Variability and Handling the New Era of Stress

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HowardMartin.57SmileToday's Guest

Howard is the Executive Vice President of HeartMath® LLC. He is an internationally sought after speaker on the HeartMath approach to advancing human performance based on compelling scientific research linking heart function with health, emotional well-being and intelligence.

Howard Martin brings more than 30 years of experience in business and personal development to the position of Executive Vice President, Strategic Development.

Howard is co-author with Doc Childre of The HeartMath Solution, published by Harper San Francisco. He also developed Nightingale-Conant's tape series, The HeartMath Method.

He is a key spokesperson for HeartMath and has conducted hundreds of news media and documentary film interviews including CNN Headline News, ABC Good Morning America, and ABC World New Tonight.

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Today we discuss

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Podcast #49 Holistic Health Coach Cynthia Perkins on Paleo for Depression and the Internet on the Brain

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About Cynthia

Cynthia holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology, a Masters degree of Education in Counseling and a Certificate of completion in Functional Medicine. 

Cynthia helps people optimize their physical, mental and spiritual health, manage stress and overcome their addictions using the Paleo diet, green living, mindfulness and other holistic self-care strategies.

Keep up with Cynthia at her Holistic Health Solution Site.

Cynthia has 25 years of uninterrupted and craving-free sobriety from drugs and alcohol using diet, nutrition, green living. (She does not use a 12 step program.)

She is the author of many books including:

Candida Secrets What Your Psychologist Hasn't Told You Anxiety & Depression Break Your Sugar Addiction Today Get Sober Stay Sober: The Truth About Alcoholism Mindfulness Over Chronic Pain Mindfulness Over Migraines

Lastly, she is the founder of an addiction self-help program called, Clean and Sober for Life: Jump Start Program.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Cynthia's background
  • How she coped with her abusive childhood and healed herself using the Paleo diet
  • Why we can't fix our problems (hint: our neurotransmitters are all depleted)
  • Evan's theory on how to fix the government drama in the United States
  • How Social Media is negatively impacts our brains on a neurological level
  • Environmental stressors and the steps to replace them
  • Why spending time in nature is good for the brain
  • The simple way to relax and be happy (hint: close your eyes to stimulate alpha wave production and fake smile to release dopamine)

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